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MEDITERRANEAN ESCAPE PLUS 4 DAY CRUISE 2017


 14 Days

Starting from Price: INR 193320.00

Overview


It's time to relax and take in the Mediterranean on this easy pace trip. Start in Rome with all the iconic sights before heading to the Amalfi Coast. It's hard not to take life down a notch surrounded by the stunning natural beauty. Spend 4 days cruising around the Greek islands, including Crete and Rhodes. Your trip ends in Athens where you get to check out all the famous, ancient landmarks that the Greek capital possesses.

Travel Styles


Escorted group tourEscorted group tour
LeisureLeisure
Sailing & CruiseSailing & Cruise

Cities you will visit


  • Santorini
  • Crete
  • Rhodes
  • Mykonos
  • Athens
  • Amalfi Coast
  • Rome
  • Kusadasi

Tour featuring countries


GreeceGreece
ItalyItaly
TurkeyTurkey

14 Days Tour

Starting From INR 193320.00

Per Person

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Day 1 ARRIVE ROME

Check-in to your hotel, drop off your stuff and head out into the streets of Italy to get a sneak peek at vibrant Rome. Get to know your travel buddies and Trip Manager over dinner. Make your first night in Rome one to remember! Tuck into a delicous traditional dinner at a favourite local spot in the famous Trastevere district. Stylish Rome oozes energy and overflows with relics from another age. Get into the thriving atmosphere of this living timeline as your Trip Manager shows you the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Piazza Venezia and Piazza Navona. Honour tradition at the Trevi Fountain and throw a coin in the fountain’s waters (it’s meant to improve your chances of returning to Rome!). Afterwards, maybe hang out with your new friends at the Spanish Steps, sit back and people watch. Day 1: Hotel Regional Dinner See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza Navona

Day 2 ROME

This morning, make the most of our Local Guide’s inside knowledge and uncover the remains of an ancient empire with a fantastic optional tour of the Roman Forum and Colosseum. With more knowledge under your belt than you can shake a stick at, take off into the city and absorb the atmosphere, as Vespas flash past timeworn monuments that are surrounded by fountains, pizzerias, cafes and bars. In your free time this afternoon, live the local lifestyle by indulging in a long lunch of caprese and pasta on a paved piazza or knock back a shot of espresso at the bar, or an aperol if you're feeling like something stronger like the Romans do. Before you hit the shops, let your Trip Manager point you in the right direction for some tips on the best buys. Tonight is yours to explore the culinary highlights of Rome; head for pizza or try some Cacio e Pepe & Da Danilo (Roman pasta dishes) or maybe try a Caprese salad and some fresh seafood. Day 2: Hotel Breakfast

Day 3 ROME

Get ready to check-out the smallest country in the world and home to the Pope, the Vatican City. There’s included entry and our Locally Guided tour to show you St. Peter’s Basilica and Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel. With a heap of insider knowledge on the Eternal City, make the last night in Rome extra special by opting in for an optional dinner of Italian specialities. Full and ready, don’t stop there – afterwards discover Rome after dark, explore cute local hangouts or head to a bar with a view for a cocktail in style. Day 3: Hotel Breakfast See St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City Guided tour of the Vatican

Day 4 ROME TO AMALFI COAST

It's a complete change of scene today as we head south to the world famous Amalfi Coast. Cameras at the ready please, stunning Sorrento will impress. On arrival, get straight into the glamourous Italian Riviera lifestyle and indulge in some local wine and world famous Mozzarella cheese. Later, discover the crystal clear waters & rocky coastline of the Amalfi and get some pics up on Facebook as soon as you can. Pure bliss. Day 4: Hotel Breakfast, Regional Dinner Wine and Mozzarella tasting

Day 5 AMALFI COAST

This morning, the Amalfi will serve up even more of it's famous angles. Start the day with a boat ride to the main marina of the Isle of Capri, famous for its stunning caves and surrounding rock formations, as well as it's glamorous visitors that flock to the island every year. Get out on the water of the Bay of Naples in an optional cruise around Capri in a traditional wooden motorboat. See the world-famous Green and White Grottos and choose to get up closer to the world-famous Blue Grotto, with its intense blue glow, on a separate boat ride into the cave itself for a view of this aquamarine water. With plenty of swim stops on the cruise around the island, cool off in the Mediterranean and then use your free time to explore even more of the island. Soak up the views and head off with some friends into the cute, white-washed villages where you can try out the region’s sweet lemon liqueur; limoncello. Day 5: Hotel Breakfast Day trip by boat to the Isle of Capri

Day 6 AMALFI COAST

From picture perfect Amalfi to Pompeii, opt in to discover the dramatic history of this ancient city. Then there’s time to chill out on the coach, crossing through the rugged landscapes of southern Italy, before boarding the overnight ferry to Greece. Check out the amazing 360 degree views from the deck! Day 7: Adriatic Ferry Breakfast

Day 7 AMALFI COAST TO GREECE

From picture perfect Amalfi to Pompeii, opt in to discover the dramatic history of this ancient city. Then there’s time to chill out on the coach, crossing through the rugged landscapes of southern Italy, before boarding the overnight ferry to Greece. Check out the amazing 360 degree views from the deck! Day 7: Adriatic Ferry Breakfast

Day 8 TO ATHENS

From Patras, cross the impressive man-made Corinth Canal. Athens is next, a city crammed with myth and ancient wonders, and busy with modern, urban soul. Day 8: Hotel Breakfast, Regional Dinner See the Corinth Canal

Day 9 ATHENS

Use your first full day in Athens to explore more of this open-air museum. You could honour the birthplace of drama by climbing around the massive Theatre of Dionysus or get the background on Ancient Greece at the National Archaeological Museum. Otherwise, experience Athens’ urban heart. Take off into the streets and find a hole-in-the-wall food joint where you can try the famous souvlaki. This evening meet up with your Trip Manager & fellow Contiki travellers then wrap up the day on the shady slopes beneath the Acropolis with an optional dinner in the rustic district of Plaka, where traditional tavernas spill out onto the pavements. Tonight’s festive atmosphere is perfect for toasting the end of your trip. Day 9: Hotel Breakfast

Day 10 ATHENS TO MYKONOS

Board your ship & cruise to the Aegean paradise of Mykonos. Hang out on this island, famous for its young, vibrant party culture. Day 10: Cruise ship Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 CRUISING TO PATMOS VIA KUSADASI

In the morning, wake up to the Turkish port town of Kusadasi. Rummage through the Grand Bazaar and go local bargaining for leather goods, jewellery or local crafts. Otherwise hook up with the group and our Local Guide for an optional excursion to ancient Ephesus, a stunningly preserved city that Mark Antony and Cleopatra once visited. Our next port of call is Patmos, with its sacred spots and wild countryside. Get the background from your Rep on why this island attracts both pilgrims and holiday makers. Explore the monasteries, traditional settlements and country churches. Get into the spirit of the island with an optional excursion that takes you to Patmos’ UNESCO World Heritage sites: the 11th century Monastery of the Apocalypse and to the Grotto of St. John – the hilltop cave where John the Apostle lived for many years. Day 11: Cruise ship Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Visit Kusadasi's local bazaar See the Monastery of St. John on Patmos

Day 12 CRUISING TO RHODES

Rhodes has it all, smack in the middle of three continents, it serves up a mix of relics from different civilisations alongside a modern laid back vibe. Wind your way through the walls of the Old Town and discover life in ancient Greece, shop up a storm in the waterfront boutiques or dive into the turquoise ocean. Day 12: Cruise ship Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner See the fortified town of Rhodes

Day 13 CRUISING TO SANTORINI VIA CRETE

Start the day in Heraklion, the main port of Crete. The rich history of the island is none more evident that at the Palace of Knossos from where the Minoans ruled, one of the most advanced civilizations in all Antiquity. Later, the ship will leave for Santorini. Enjoy a nice lunch and relax on deck while you sail through the turquoise sea to this iconic Greek island. We will disembark and transfer to the hotel, then take the opportunity to start exploring the picture perfect island! Day 13: Cruise ship Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 ARRIVAL TO ATHENS

Your trip ends after breakfast & a transfer into central Athens. Day 14: Breakfast

  • Accomodation
  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Transportation, entrance fees , sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Anything not mentioned in 'INCLUDES' .
  • GST 5%
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Optional & Add-On tours unless mentioned otherwise
  • Return economy Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa

Ancient Ephesus through the ages – Hellenistic and Roman - Euro 60.00
Religious Visit to St. John’s Monastery – Grotto of Apocalypse - Euro 49.00
Rhodes & Lindos – Medieval Tour – Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights - Euro 59.00

Prices vary as per departure dates

PACKAGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS 
The prices mentioned above is for one person on twin/triple/quad sharing for a particular date departure. kindly check prices before making bookings of any particular date in your mind.
PLEASE NOTE THIS ITINERARY MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME AS PER THE CONDITIONS.


PAYMENTS
All the rates are subject to change.
All payments towards the tour cost must be made by the client to the company in accordance with the procedure and time frame mentioned herein below. Tour             confirmation only on receipt of full payment.Payments made towards the foreign exchange component of your tour will be calculated as per the ROE (rate of exchange)  of  that given day. 
Initial non-refundable Booking Deposit – 200$ (approx 14000) /- per person
Full payment has to be paid at least 45 days prior to departure
For bookings less than 45 days prior to date of departure, full money is to be paid at the time of booking.

Cancellation/Amendments:
Please note cancellation requests will be accepted only in written format.
The Cancellation policy is as follows:
Cancellation / Amendment notice received                              Cancellation Charges per person
More than 45 day                                                                               Deposit
45-22 days                                                                                          25% of tour fare
21-8 days                                                                                            30% of tour fare
7-1 days                                                                                              50% of tour fare
Day of departure                                                                               100% of tour fare

HOTELS-
HOTEL BOOKINGS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. Please note, the names of hotels mentioned only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However, in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you.
Also note the check in time is usually 3 p.m or 2 p.m. and check out time is usually 11 a.m or 12 pm. Early check in and late checkout is subject to availability. We can’t not guarantee that.

MEALS
Please refer to the itinerary in the brochure / website for details of the meals which would be served to you on the tour.

8 nights hotel, 1 night ferry, 4 nights cruise ship

13 breakfasts 4 lunches 4 three-course dinners 3 regional dinners