ISLAND CRUISING AND SANTORINI 2017(excluding flight)
Starting from Price: INR 154080.00
A cruise in the Greek islands is pretty much the ideal holiday for anyone who longs for sun, sand and shopping. If culture is also your thing, then there's plenty of that to be found, considering the thousands of years of Greek history! Your free time really is your own here as you sail between Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, and a day in Turkey at Kusadasi. Beautiful hilltop villages, relaxing days spent on a beach or the ship deck, and stunning sunsets. You can't help wishing everyday was like this!
Cities you will visit
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Check-in to your hotel and spend the afternoon getting a sneak peek at Athens, Europe’s oldest city. This evening meet your Trip Representative and fellow Contiki travellers. Start your trip off with a night to remember and get to know your group at an optional dinner in the rustic district of Plaka. Perched on the shady slopes beneath the Acropolis, Plaka is full of traditional tavernas that spill out onto the pavements. Day 1: Hotel
Cruise your way through the Aegean to the paradise island of Mykonos. Hang out on the island famous for its golden beaches, cosmopolitan atmosphere, great shopping & party culture. Day 2: Cruise ship Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Visit Mykonos town & see the traditional Cycladic-style houses
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 3: Cruise ship Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Visit Kusadasi's local bazaar See the Monastery of St. John on Patmos 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 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 4: Cruise ship Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner See the fortified town of Rhodes Rhodes & Lindos – Medieval Tour – Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights Euro 59.00
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 5: Hotel Breakfast, Lunch
This island will make your jaw drop with its stunning natural beauty. From the water look up at the iconic blue, domed whitewashed churches. Once we’re on land, head up the cliff and the twisting stone steps, save your breath on a donkey ride or take it easy in the cable car for views of neighbouring volcanic islands. If you're not shopping or taking in the views, head to one of the distinctive black or red sand beaches, and soak up the breath-taking scenery, jump on an optional boat ride out to the active volcanic island of Nea Kamini or live like a local and wander through the winding streets, and enjoy the local delicacies. Day 6: Hotel Breakfast See the spectacular volcanic islands surrounding Santorini Santorini Island Tour €TBC Santorini - Spectacular Oia Village Euro 57.00 Cruise to Islands and Volcanoes Euro 57.00
This island will make your jaw drop with its stunning natural beauty. From the water look up at the iconic blue, domed whitewashed churches. Once we’re on land, head up the cliff and the twisting stone steps, save your breath on a donkey ride or take it easy in the cable car for views of neighbouring volcanic islands.
Cruise onto the final leg of our trip. Arrive in Athens for our final evening together and farewell evening out! Day 8: Hotel Breakfast
The trip ends after breakfast and it’s time to say farewell to your new friends. Day 9: Breakfast
- Experienced Tour manager
- Meals as per Itinerary
- Transportation, entrance fees , sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
- GST 5%
- Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
- Optional & Add-On tours unless mentioned otherwise
- Return Airport Transfer on Private basis
- Return economy Airfare
- Travel insurance
A Traditional Athens Affair - Euro 38.00 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 Santorini Island Tour - €TBC Santorini - Spectacular Oia Village - Euro 57.00 Cruise to Islands and Volcanoes - Euro 57.00
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 cruising accommodation: 5 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation & 3 nights on board a cruise ship
15 Meals: 8 continental breakfasts,4 lunches,3 three-course dinners