• 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour
  • 16 Day Turkey Bulgaria Greece Combined Tour

Tour overview

Welcome to Turkey! You will first see the best of Turkey, Istanbul, Ephesus and Cappadocia. And move onto Bulgaria, the Exotic country of Eastern Europe. You finally get to Greece, the birth place of all ancient cultures. Come with us to feel the best of Turkey, Bulgaria and Greece! There is no better option to experience these three countries in 16 days. If you have 16 days for your holiday, we highly recommend you to choose this program.

Itinerary

Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport, your guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the hotel. Istanbul’s original name is Byzantium then Constantinople. It is a most fascinating city, which actually crosses two continents Europe and Asia. It is a city of amalgamation of bazaars, minarets, mosques, churches, palaces, and restaurants catering to every one’s taste, museums, customs and twelve million people. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul
(Breakfast included) Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Today we discover the Byzantine and Ottoman treasures of Istanbul. We visit Hippodrome and the Obelisk brought from Egypt. Then our next visit is the Blue Mosque with its six minarets. Visit St. Sophia. This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. Afternoon we will visit the Topkapi Palace, which was the residence of the Ottoman sultans, with its fabulous treasure chambers. Lunch break at 13:00 pm. After the lunch, Murtis Tour will take you to the Grand Spice Bazaar, which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all naturel olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour, depart for Istanbul Airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Izmir
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast at 08.30, we depart from hotel for fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13.00. After the lunch, we will visit a place, which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet-weaving center. After that, we will have a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince's construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will see the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening, you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way, we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

Kusadasi Ephesus Selcuk
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast, we depart for Izmir airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Kayseri airport to your Cave hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

Cappadocia Izmir Kusadasi
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast between 08:00 am and 09:30 am pickups from hotel. Your tour consultant will give you final timing one day before. We will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best-preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. Than visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery workshop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go to Love Valley . Love Valley Cappadocia is a hidden valley with scenic formations to say the least. Despite the resemblance to man hood, these amazing rock formations are far from man-made. After Love Valley you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals.. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

Cappadocia
(Breakfast included) After breakfast, you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today, we depart for Kayseri airport for our flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival you will be free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Cappadocia
(Breakfast included) Today, after breakfast, we will transfer you to bus station and transfer you to Bulgarian border. Upon arrival to border, boarding on coach at the Turkish – Bulgarian state border. Arrival in Plovdiv around noon. Overnight in Plovdiv.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Plovdiv
(Breakfast included) After breakfast, departure for Sofia. Guided sightseeing tour of the city center including visit to the National History Museum and the mediaeval Boyana Church included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s symbols and a primary tourist attraction; St. George Rotunda and St. Sophia Church, built by the Roman emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, the Presidency, etc. Free time in the city center and main shopping area around Vitosha Boulevard. Optional evening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.

VISITED PLACES

Plovdiv Sofia
(Breakfast included) After the breakfast, we depart for Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of the monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery complex. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miracle icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis. The old kitchen, the monastery museum where you can learn about the long and heroic history of the monastery, the wood carved cross made for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, Hrelyo’s Tower and many spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature. Drive to Sandanski in the afternoon. Overnight in Sandanski.

VISITED PLACES

Sofia Rila Monastery Sandanski
(Breakfast included) After breakfast, drive to Melnik – the smallest town in Bulgaria famous for its excellent wines and sandstone rocky pyramids. Visit to Kordopulova museum-house. Around noon departure for Greece. Arrive Thessaloniki early afternoon. The rest of the day will be free to explore and enjoy Thessaloniki on your own, walking around, doing the shopping or relaxing in one of many cafeterias or Taverns in Thessaloniki down town. Overnight in Thessaloniki.

VISITED PLACES

Thessaloniki Sandanski Melnik
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at the hotel. Meet at the lobby of your hotel with a professional English speaking guide and start the tour of the city of Vergina, a small town in northern Greece near Veria, principal of the prefecture of Imathia. After the tour, proceed to Kalambaka. Free time at leisure in Kalambaka. Overnight in Kalambaka.

VISITED PLACES

Thessaloniki Vergina Kalambaka Meteora
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, visit of the monasteries in Meteora, on the top of the gigantestic rocks .Right after drive to Delphi. Visit the pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, where the oracle of Apollo spoke and was the site of the Omphalos, the 'naval of the world'. Blending harmoniously with the superb landscape and changes with sacred meaning, Delphi in the 6th century BC, was indeed the religious centre and symbol of unity of the ancient Greek world. While at the site, visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum. Departure for Athens. Overnight in Athens.

VISITED PLACES

Kalambaka Delphi
(Breakfast included) In the morning, after breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel and shall start our sightseeing tour of the center of Athens including The Constitution of Greece (Sintagma). It was created by the Fifth Revisional Parliament of the Hellenes and entered into force in 1975. It has been revised three times since, in 1986, in 2001 and in 2008. The Constitutional history of Greece goes back to the Greek War of Independence, during which the first three revolutionary Greek constitutions were adopted. Afterwards we will visit Old Parliament House. The Old Parliament building, which is located at Stadiou Street in Athens, housed the Greek Parliament between 1875 and 1932. It now houses the country's National Historical Museum. In front of the building stands a large equestrian statue of General Theodoros Kolokotronis, cast in bronze. It was sculpted by Lazaros Sochos in Paris in 1900, and erected in its current place in 1904. Continue our tour, we will go to The National Library of Greece which is situated near the center of city of Athens. It holds 4,500 Greek manuscripts, which is one of the greatest collection of Greek scripts. There are also many chrysobulls and archives of the Greek Revolution Then we will continue driving down Herod Atticus Street, you will see the Evzones in their picturesque uniform and the PRESIDENTIAL PALACE which is the official residence of the President of the Hellenic Republic. It previously served as the Royal Palace, until the abolition of the monarchy by referendum in 1974. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian's Arch, visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus. and you will make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium which was refurbished a second time in 1895 for the 1896 Olympics, with completion funding provided by the Greek benefactor George Averoff whose marble statue now stands at the entrance, based on designs by architects Anastasios Metaxas and Ernst Ziller. Upon arrive Acropolis, we will visit Acropolis Museum which is focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on its feet, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It also lies on the archaeological site of Makrygianni and the ruins of a part of Roman and early Byzantine Athens. Also, we will visit the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the PROPYLAEA, the TEMPLE of ATHENA NIKE, the ERECHTHEION. The last stop before we back to hotel is The Parthenon. The Parthenon is a temple in Acropolis, the harmony between material and spirit, the monument that puts order in the mind. Early evening we will back to hotel, you can relax in the rest of the day. Overnight in Athens.

VISITED PLACES

Athens
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, transfer to Piraeus Port for a boat to Mykonos. Arrival in Mykonos Port and transfer to the hotel. Then spend the whole day at leisure. Enjoy your day on this Cycladic Island known for its great night life and the town’s Cycladic architecture. Mykonos beaches a must to experience, such as Platy Gialos, Psarou, Ornos, Paranga “Paradise”, “Super Paradise”, Elia, Kalafati, Kalo Livadi. On Mykonos western shore are Agios Stefanos, Houlakia, Tourlos, Megali-Ammos. Walk through the narrow alleyways in Mykonos town and visit beautiful churches and the famous windmills. Overnight in Mykonons.

VISITED PLACES

Athens Mykonos
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to explore the island on your own. Mykonos Island is the most famous and cosmopolitan tourist island in the Eastern Mediterranean amongst the Cyclades, something which is not just by chance. Expect to experience the exquisite visuals of white-washed houses, proud windmills, and a multitude of chapels, busy back streets with balconies full of flowers and a multi-coloured fleet of fishing boats at the port. If you’re after a bit of history and culture, the island has five museums you can visit as well as a beautiful church. The church of Panagia Paraportiani is located beyond the Delos Ferry Quay on the way to Little Venice. Overnight in Mykonos.

VISITED PLACES

Mykonos
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Mykonos port for a boat to Piraeus or Rafina Port. When you arrive at Piraeus or Rafina port you will be transferred to Athens International airport for an evening flight back home.

VISITED PLACES

Athens Mykonos

Routes

Included

• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Istanbul - Pullman Hotel or Ramada Golden Horn Hotel
• 2 nights’ hotel acccommodation in Kusadasi - Comfort Ada Class Hotel
• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Cappadocia - Antique House Cave or Suhan Hotel
• 1 night hotel accommodation at Plovdiv - Imperial Hotel
• 1 night hotel accommodation in Sofia - Ramada Sofia Hotel
• 1 night hotel accommodation in Sandanski - Inter Hotel Sandalski
• 1 night hotel accommodation in Thessaloniki - Holiday Inn Hotel
• 1 night hotel accommodation in Kalambaka - Antoniadis Hotel
• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Athens - Titania Hotel
• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Mykonos - Alkyon Hotel
PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost
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• Professional English - speaking tour guides
15 breakfasts
4 Dinners
• All airport transfers in each city
• Transfer from hotel to Piraeus port
• Ferry tickets to Mykonos
• Arrival transfer from Mykonos port to hotel
• Transfer from hotel to Mykonos Port
• Ferry tickets to Piraeus or Rafina
• Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
• Departure transfer from Piraeus port or Rafina to Athens International airport
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• Guided Istanbul City Tour
• Guided Ephesus Tour
• Guided Cappadocia Tour
• Guided Visit of Rila Monastery
• Guided Sightseeing tour of Koprivshtitsa
• Guided Walking tour in Bansko
• Guided Sightseeing tour of Sofia
• Guided Athens Sightseeing Tour
• Escorted Half All in One Panoramic Tour
• Guided Delphi Tour
• Guided Vergina Tour
• Guided Meteora Tour
• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Please check the information below before your departure
1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets
2- Covid-19 PCR Test
3- Tour Itinenary
4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.
5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
6- Passport Validation Terms
7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)
8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any
11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

• International flights • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir • Domestic flight from Izmir to Kayseri or Nevsehir • Domestic flight from Kayseri or Nevsehir to Istanbul • Please Note: Domestic flight price for adult travelers is approximately Euros: 50,00 for one way and for under 2 years old, approximately Euros: 20,00 as an insurance policy.
• Insurance: All types
1001 Nights Dinner Show Istanbul Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Istanbul Evening panoramic tour ‘Sofia by night’ and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances
• City Tax • Turkey entry visa • Bulgaria entry visa • Greece entry visa • Optinal land excursion • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section. • Hotel room taxes • Tipping

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