GREECE ODYSSEY: ATHENS,MYKONOS, SANTORINI OCTOBER 1-10, 2023 $3,125.00 per person,double occupancy
Day 1, Oct 1: Depart Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Athens, Greece
Day 2, Oct 2: Arrival in Athens . A representative will welcome the group at the Athens airport, then assist with private transportation to your hotel in Athens where you will spend an overnight. Later this evening, a welcome dinner is included at the hotel.
Day 3, Oct 3: ATHENS SIGHTSEEING (HALF DAY TOUR) Your expert guide takes you to the House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Acropolis (visit), Theatre of Dionyssos, Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Royal Palace, the Academy, the University, and the National Library continue with visit to the Acropolis Museum famous for the wonders of the Greek classical era.
Day 4, Oct 4: Breakfast, then private transportation is provided from your hotel to the port in Piraeus to embark the ferry to Mykonos, with economy one-way tickets included. Disembark the ferry and be transported to your Mykonos hotel for a 3-night stay. This afternoon is free.
Day 5, Oct. 5: Breakfast at the hotel, then join an organized guided tour to Delos island. MYKONOS CITY & ISLAND TOUR (HALF DAY TOUR) Discover the highlights of Mykonos on a comfortable city walk to the unique sites and on a bus tour that takes you all over the island to the beautiful bays and beaches as well as to the traditional village of Ano Mera – packed with a lot’s of information about the culture, history and places to go! Day 6, Oct 6: Breakfast at the hotel, then your day is free to explore this beautiful city, then have dinner on your own.
Day 7, Oct 7: Have breakfast, then your private transportation takes you from your hotel to the Mykonos port to embark the ferry to breathtaking Santorini. On arrival, check-in at your hotel for the next three nights. Dinner on your own.
Day 8, Oct 8: Santorini Half day tour to Oia and Fira town The tour starts with first stop the traditional settlement of Oia which is located on the northern tip of the island, high on the cliff top. Oia hosts the most magnificent views on Santorini and a picturesque road with cliffs on one side and sea on the other leads to this attractive town. Walk around and discover the typical Santorinian architecture with houses sunk deep into the volcanic soil, their whitewashed walls and blue domes sparkling under the sunlight. Return then to Fira the capital town of the island. Wondering through the white cobbled streets of Fira a town of about 2000 inhabitants one gets the feel of the old-world charm blended in with the modern day comforts and Gold Street where someone can find the most interesting jewelleries. Day 9: Oct 9: Breakfast, then free day to explore. Optional: For the ladies: The Fabulous “FLYING DRESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION” Let your beauty shine against Santorini’s blue domes on this private flying dress photo shoot, which covers groups of up to three. Choose between six colors of dress and two styles, or bring your own dress and change outfits during the shoot. After pickup from your preferred spot, capture shots in Oia, Firostefani and Imerovigli, or other locations you request, then receive at least 80 edited digital photos. Capture classic Santorini flying dress shots in three cliff-top villages Wide choice of locations, with most island spots available on request Covers groups up to three: great for girlie vacations and same-sex couples No risk of spoiling your makeup: includes pickup, drop-off and transport. Space is limited so book early. Cost not included in tour: $220.00 per person, 2 people minimum. Later this evening, private transfer from your hotel to Santorini ferry back to Athens for one more overnight.
Day 10: Oct 10: Depart Athens for flights back to USA. Arrival the same day.
Deposits: $250.00 per person due December 1, 2022. Full payment due July 15, 2023. Payment Schedule: $500.00, February 1; $500.00 May 1; Final July 15, 2023 Cancellation Policy: First deposits are non-refundable. Cancellation 90-60 days prior to departure, 50% of total amount (July 1) Cancellation 60-30 days prior to departure, 100% of total amount (August 1) Cancellation/Travel Insurance is strongly encouraged. Rate to be determined. Please make all payments to: Joy! Cruises and Tours Inc, P O Box 900, Graham, NC 27253