Grand Tour from Athens to Istanbul & Cappadocia

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Explore Greece and Balkans in 8 days: Athens, Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Kavala, Sofia, Istanbul.

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  • visting the most famous museums and historical places in the worl.
  • Taste delicious traditional foods .
  • A wonderful experience with balloons in best place Cappadocia.


Day 1 Arrival in Athens Upon landing at Athens International Airport, embark on a self-transfer to your hotel. Conclude the day with a hotel check-in, and enjoy free time to explore the vibrant city on your own. Overnight stay in Athens. Day 2 Explore Athens Breakfast, then embark on planned a half-day guided tour of Athens City and the Acropolis Museum. Highlights include a coach journey past iconic sites like the Greek Parliament and Panathenaic Stadium, Acropolis, featuring the timeless Parthenon.Overnight stay in hotel. Day 3 Athens – Delphi – Meteora After a hearty breakfast, embark on a luxurious bus journey northwest to Delphi. Arriving around noon, including the celebrated Temple of Apollo. After lunch, traverse Central Greece to Kalambaka, a town nestled at the foot of the awe-inspiring Meteora Monasteries.Overnight stay in Kalambaka. Day 4 Meteora – Vergina to Thessaloniki - (Connect with Ajdinis Group) Following breakfast at your hotel, travel to the nearby UNESCO-listed Meteora Connect with the Ajdinis Group and meet your personal Guide for an engaging journey, continuing to Vergina tomb of Philip II ( The Father of Alexander the Great),Visting White Tower and the Arch of Galerius before retiring to a Thessaloniki hotel. Day 5 Thessaloniki to Drama, Alistratis Cave & Local Winery (optional), Kavala Breakfast,Visiting Church of St. Panteleimon. You'll also enjoy a peaceful stroll in Parko Agias Varmaras,overnight stay in hotel. Day 6 Kavala to Sofia Breakfast, proceed to Sofia with a guided tour of Sofia's landmarks, including the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, St. Sofia Basilica, the National Art Gallery Building, and the Presidential Palace. overnight stay. Day 7 Sofia to Istanbul (by Flight) Breakfast, then transfer to the airport for a regular flight (included, variable times) Detailed information about this part of your trip will be provided in the afternoon. Day 8 Istanbul Breakfast , embark on a guided tour of Istanbul's highlights, including Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmet Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, and the Bosphorus. Enjoy the historical city and Istanbul's nightlife. Day 9 Istanbul - Cappadocia (by Flight) Pick up from your hotel early in the morning and transfer to Istanbul airport. Flight to Kayseri, arrival, meeting at the airport, and transfer to Cappadocia (North of Cappadocia).After the Cappadocia tour, transfer to the hotel and overnight stay at a cave hotel in Cappadocia. Day 10 Cappadocia - Istanbul (by Flight) Optional Tour a Hot Air Balloon Ride: If you like, we can arrange a Hot Air Balloon Tour early in the morning at 05:30 am. After breakfast and hotel check-out, you'll be picked up at 09:30 am for the second day tour of Cappadocia, including Kizilcukur, Cavusin Village, Derinkuyu Underground City, Ortahisar, and Catalkaya. After the tour, transfer to Kayseri airport for the flight back to Istanbul, arriving at 20:50. Transfer to your own booked hotel or the airport. End of services.


Accommodation: Stay in 4 or 3-star hotels: Enjoy comfortable accommodations throughout the expedition in double or twin rooms. Bed and Breakfast Service: Start each day with a hearty breakfast to fuel your explorations. Professional Guide: Half-day guided tour of Athens City and the Acropolis Museum, covering iconic landmarks and historical sites with local guide. One day guided tour from Athens to Delphi and Meteora. Professional and knowledgeable guides accompanying the group throughout the journey. Daily breakfast provided at the hotels. Transportation: Seamless and comfortable transportation from Athens International Airport to the hotel upon arrival. Luxurious bus journey for the specified routes, ensuring a pleasant travel experience. Coordination with the Ajdinis Group for specific parts of the journey, enhancing the overall experience.

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