Best of Greece
06 Nights / 07 Days
Best of Greece (06 Nights / 07 Days)
Day 2 : Athens – City Tour
After breakfast,proceed for a city tour of Athens.Depart for Panathinaiko Stadium cradle of the first Olympic Games that took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime's Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), -National Garden,Hadrian's Arc, St. Pauls Church,Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemans House,(Nomismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy, University,National Library, Old Parliament,Constitution Square and Russian Orthodox Church. Continue passing by Temple of Olympion Zeus, and finally visit the Acropolis – one of the monuments in the World Heritage list and its museum and visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike,, Parthenon and Erechtheion.Rest of the day free at leisure or you can enjoy optional night tour with dinner in Greek traditional tavern with folklore show. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Athens – Mykonos Island
After breakfast check out and transfer to Port Piraeus and depart by boat to Mykonos Island at 0735 hrs.Arrive Mykonos Island at 1250 hrs. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Rest of the day at leisure to relax on this beautiful island.This is the most famous of Greek Islands in the Aegean Sea and one of the world's most popular holiday resorts .Mykonos is a grand example of unique Cycladic architecture set around a picturesque fishing -village bay. Totally whitewashed organic cube -like buildings fit closely together to form a kind of haphazard maze of narrow alley ways and streets. The earthen colors of the bare hills which surround the town's gleaming whiteness is set between the aura of an incredibly blue sky and even deeper blue sparkling sea. Its many well preserved windmills and hundreds of tiny red -roofed churches adds a flavor of culture and custom to the scene, enhanced even further by many museums and the historical ancient site of nearby Delos. Put this together with all the island's other qualities and it is no wonder Mykonos has been of ten named "the jewel" of the Aegean Sea. Relax in your resort. Overnight at the resort.
Day 4 : Mykonos Island
After breakfast, day at leisure to explore the place on your own or relax at your hotel.Mykonos is a wonderful kaleidoscope of cosmopolitan sho ps, rocking bars, quaint windmills, homey taverns and hidden churches all set against a brilliant blue backdrop. And it's not just the water that sparkles in the sun on Mykonos, but also the white marble streets and buildings that characterize the island's architecture.The beaches on the south shore of the island are the most popular with fine sand and water that is perfect for swimming. Ornos and Psarou beaches are the favorite among families, but Psarou is also ideal for water sports of all kinds, including windsurfing, water -skiing and diving. Paradise and Super Paradise beaches attract the young and beautiful while the quiet cove at Agrari beach is the place to relax.Take a break from the beach and explore the capital town of Chora, wander the street s of Little Venice or check out one of the island's monasteries to take in some history.At night it becomes clear why Mykonos is touted as one of the most hedonistic islands around, with a wild night life fit for Dionysus. The party starts with a toast to the sunset in Little Venice and continues through the night at the dance clubs and bars tucked away in town or along Paradise Beach.Overnight at the resort.
Day 5 : Mykonos Island –Santorini Island
(Approx 2hrs) After breakfast check out and transfer to the pier for your ferry to Santorini Island.Take ferry to Santorini which takes approx 2 hrs to reach. Arrive Santorini and transfer and check in at hotel. Santorini in the Aegean has one of the most spectacular landscapes in Greece. The traditional villages on the island, built on tall cliffs, offer a breathtaking view over the submerged volcano. Do not miss the place Oia,gifted with the most famous and stunning sunsets.Every year, thousands of tourists visit Santorini to discover the famous submerged caldera, the volcano's crater, which is situated today in the middle of a 32 square miles basin of water. Around the basin, hanging on cliffs of 150m to 300m height, one can admire some of the most beautiful traditional villages of the Cyclades. The lively colours of the white Cycladic houses and blue painted windows contrast stunningly against the black volcanic rocks rising from sea.Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the resort.
Day 6 : Santorini Island
After breakfast Proceed for bus tour of Santorini . First Stop is Prehistorical museum. Where you can admire the host items and masterpieces of art from the Cycladic islands. Next visit to the Monastery of Profitis Ilias which is at the highest point on Santorini and spans to 1,856 feet at the summit. Then proceed to visit Megalochori, a typical village with traditional Cycladic houses, neoclassic buildings and small houses dug in the volcanic rock blend together in harmony. Then stop at Perissa for about 2hrs to see the longest dark sand endless beach. Last stop will be the Wine Promotion Center where one can see the whole wine making process. From the moment of grape pressing up to bottling.Rest of the day free at leisure or you can take optional Sunset dinner cruise. Overnight at the resort.
Day 7 : Santorini –Athens
After breakfast check out and transfer to airport for your domestic flight to Athens. Arrive at Athens and take your connecting departure flight back home
Package cost per person : EUR 878
Tour price includes :
- Accommodation at choice of above mentioned hotels.
- Daily American breakfast.
- All Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary on Seat in coach basis.
- All transfers on seat -in -coach or by ferry wherever applicable.
- Ferry tickets for the internal island transfers (Athens to Mykonos / Mykonos –Santorini)
- Services of a local English speaking tour guide.
Tour price does not include :
- Domestic flight from Santorini–Athens.
- Passport, visa charges, International Airfares & Airport taxes
- Cost granted by the Reserve Bank of India under the Basic Travel Quota scheme.
- Any increase in the rate of exchange, surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect, prior to departure.
- Porterage, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, optional tours and all items of personal nature and also food & drinks not forming part of the group menus.
- Anything not specifically mentioned above.