Cultural Odyssey Exploring Athens Mykonos and Santorini Through Sightseeing

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  • 11 Days 9 Nights
  • Europe
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  • Athens , Santorini ,
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Embark on an enthralling cultural odyssey across Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini. Begin in Athens, where you'll traverse time while exploring iconic sites like the Acropolis and Temple of Zeus, immersing yourself in the origins of Western civilization. On cosmopolitan Mykonos, uncover the island's history while embracing its lively lifestyle – from the legendary ruins of Delos to the idyllic windmills. Meanwhile, Santorini unravels its ancient heritage through mesmerizing caldera vistas. Immerse yourself in the intricate narratives of these destinations, where history unfolds amidst breathtaking scenery.

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  • Day 1

    Depart to wonderful Greece Athens, and its magical Islands Mykonos and Santorini

  • Day 2

    Hotel

    Breakfast

    Upon your arrival at the enchanting city of Athens, a seamless transfer to your hotel awaits you. Our fleet of vehicles will ensure your comfort as a professional and friendly English-speaking driver accompanies you throughout the journey.

    Later in the day, at a prearranged time, our dedicated representative will meet you at the hotel. They will provide comprehensive information about your trip and engage you with an engaging presentation about the city's lifestyle and character.

    This occasion presents the perfect opportunity for you to address queries or uncertainties you might have, guaranteeing a smooth and pleasurable experience for the duration of your stay.

    The remainder of the day is yours to unwind and explore Athens at your preferred pace, soaking in the sights, sounds, and tastes of this extraordinary city.

    As evening descends, you'll participate in our guided walking tour. This immersive experience offers a fresh viewpoint of Athens and allows you to acquaint yourself with its most picturesque neighborhoods, including Anafiotika, Thiseio, Monastiraki, and Plaka

    Overnight Athens 

  • Day 3

    Hotel

    Breakfast

    Discover Athens Marvels with Acropolis, Temple of Zeus & Trilogy Sightseeing

    Commence your day with a delectable breakfast before embarking on a panoramic journey through the Athenian Neoclassical Center.

    Our exploration will take us to iconic sites, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Hadrian's Gate, and Panathenaic Stadium. Guided by our knowledgeable English-speaking expert, you'll delve into their rich histories and significance. Prepare to be awed by the majestic Acropolis and Acropolis Museum, with entrance fees included.

    Following the tour, you have the option to return to your hotel or leisurely explore the enchanting streets of Plaka.

    As night falls, we'll set out on a captivating walking expedition, meandering through Anafiotika, Thissio, Monastiraki, and Plaka. Behold the city's true magnificence illuminated under the night sky.

    YPT Tip: Make the most of your time to explore the charming shops of Plaka. From ceramics to musical instruments and handcrafted jewelry, the variety is captivating. Don't miss the chance to indulge in specialty food stores brimming with olives and spices. A world of discovery awaits!

    Overnight Athens 

  • Day 4

    Hotel

    Breakfast

    From Athens to Mykonos – Enjoy navigating like Odysseus

    Embark on a thrilling adventure as we transport you to the bustling harbor of Piraeus. Your voyage will commence aboard a ferry destined for the renowned island of Mykonos. Revel in the impeccable timing of the journey, luxuriating on the sun-soaked deck while immersing in the mesmerizing hues of the Aegean expanse.

    Mykonos, aptly nicknamed the "heap of stones" or the "rocky haven," boasts a storied past. According to ancient lore, it takes its moniker from Mykonos, the valiant offspring of King Anius of Delos. Upon your arrival at this cosmopolitan haven, our amiable English-speaking host will extend a hearty welcome. They will facilitate your hotel transfer and acquaint you with the beguiling allure of Mykonos.

    The remainder of the day is yours to unwind and embrace the unhurried island ethos. Immerse yourself in the languid rhythm cherished by the locals, granting yourself the luxury of genuine repose while absorbing the splendor that graces Mykonos.

    YPT Tip: To expedite your journey, contemplate opting for a high-speed ferry when making your reservations.

    Overnight Mykonos 

  • Day 5

    Hotel

    Breakfast

    Mykonos: Sun, Sea, Sands, and a Tale of History

    Enjoy a leisurely day  at your own pace to relish the enchanting offerings of Mykonos Island. Favored by the global elite, this locale boasts an array of enticements, from pristine beaches to chic boutiques and a lively nocturnal scene.

    In the realm of cuisine, Mykonos presents Mediterranean fare that melds crisp vegetables, luscious olive oil, and an assortment of aromatic herbs like oregano and basil. Delectable seafood and fish dishes also await your indulgence.

    Don't miss out on a trip to the nearby historic isle of Delos, a brief ferry jaunt away. Steeped in Greek mythology, Delos stands as the fabled birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Having been inhabited since 3000 BC, this ancient haven holds profound cultural significance dating back to antiquity.

    YPT Tip: To authentically absorb the island's essence, consider renting a car or motorcycle. This will afford you the chance to explore its corners, embrace local traditions, and seamlessly integrate into the tapestry of Mykonos life.

    Overnight Mykonos 

     

  • Day 6

    Hotel

    Breakfast

    Another day of leisure awaits you on this picturesque island, offering ample time to relish its beaches, savor exquisite seaside dining, and wander through the charming town center's alleys, brimming with delightful souvenirs and gifts for loved ones.

    Greca Tip: Be mindful of the robust Meltemi winds along the coast, and as the sun sets, it's wise to have a light sweater or jacket handy for potential cooling temperatures.

    Overnight Mykonos 

  • Day 7

    hotel

    Breakfast

    From Mykonos to Splendid Santorini

    Commence your morning with a delectable breakfast, embracing the authentic Greek lifestyle. At the designated hour, our exclusive vehicle will be at your service, ready to escort you to the harbor.

    Prepare to be entranced as the port of Santorini comes into view. The initial revelation is the breathtaking capital, Fira, where ivory-hued dwellings cling to the cliffs, gazing out towards the majestic volcano.

    Upon your arrival, our affable English-speaking host will extend a warm greeting. Accompanying you to your lodgings, they'll also offer insights into the myriad wonders of this idyllic isle.

    Dedicate the remainder of the day to meandering through the enchanting labyrinthine pathways. Immerse yourself fully in the awe-inspiring embrace of Santorini.

    Insider's Tip: Unwind and relish one of the planet's most exquisite sunsets from a café in the stylish hamlet of Oia.

    Overnight Santorini

  • Day 8

    Hotel

    Breakfast

    A day to fall in Love with Santorini 

    Indulge in a day of exploration at your own leisure, on the enchanting island of Santorini, often regarded as the mystical remnants of Atlantis. It was the Venetian Giacomo Barozzi who bestowed the island its name, inspired by the presence of a chapel venerating Saint Eirini.

    For an added experience, consider embarking on a captivating sailboat excursion. This journey will whisk you away to the islets of Santorini Caldera, Nea, and Palea Kameni, where you can bask in the thermal springs with waters of verdant and golden hues.

    Insider's Tip: During this open day, we invite you to traverse the island's offerings, relishing its wines and delectable local fare. Don't miss out on savoring the tomato keftedes (a type of tomato fritters), fava dishes (a small pea-like vegetable), and the cheese known as Chloro. Furthermore, you might be intrigued by this catamaran cruise in Santorini, which incorporates a wine-tasting experience.

    Overnight Santorini

  • Day 9

    Hotel

    Breakfast

    Indulge in an additional day of exploration on this enchanting island, often regarded as the mythical lost continent of Atlantis. Relax on volcanic stone or black sand beaches, savor seaside dining, and witness some of the world's most breathtaking sunsets.

    Greca Tip: Don't miss out on tasting tomato keftedes, a unique tomato-based delicacy, alongside fava dishes and the renowned Chloro cheese. As evening descends, unwind with a glass of local wine or immerse yourself in the island's vibrant nightlife.

    Overnight Ssantorini

  • Day 10

    Breakfast

    At the designated time, we will arrange your transfer to Santorini's new port, Athinios, where you'll embark on the return ferry journey to Athens.

    Upon your evening arrival at Piraeus, we'll swiftly transfer you to your hotel, ensuring a restful and revitalizing sleep that readies you for the upcoming day, brimming with further remarkable encounters and memories.

    YPT Tip: For added convenience, consider securing a fast ferry ticket for this part of your journey during the initial reservation process.

    Overnight Santorini

  • Day 12

    Few late moments in Greece

    As the designated time approaches, we will arrange your transfer to Athens  Airport, ensuring a seamless journey for your return flight to home , time to check in, perhaps enjoy some last minute shopping at the Airport enjoy some tax free items to take back home

     

    It has been a privilege to have you as our guest throughout these remarkable days with Your Preferred Tours . We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to welcome you once again in the future, crafting more unforgettable moments that will forever hold a cherished place within your heart.

    Wishing you a smooth and delightful journey ahead! Or, as  perhaps you have learned the Greeks eloquently express it, "Kalo taksidi!"

    Should you desire to extend your sojourn in Santorini, you are welcome to add extra nights Please let us know 

About This Trip


What is included


Price is based on Double occupancy, and 3* or Tourist Hotel accomodation 

To upgrade to 4* select it from add on 

What is included

2-night Accommodation in Athens
2-night Accommodation in Mykonos
2-night Accommodation in Santorini
Acropolis Museum tour with an official English-speaking guide
Half-day city tour with an official English-speaking guide in Athens
Entrance fees to the archaeological sites as per description
Guided evening walking tour through Monastiraki, Plaka and Anafiotika
Ferry tickets with numbered seats Piraeus-Mykonos
All transfers as mentioned in this itinerary

What is excluded

Airfare ( Can be added via site or upon request )
Visas if applicable
Travel Insurance
Excursions not listed in Itinerary
Personal expenses, gratuities & tourist city tax

Sightseeing highlights

Discover the historic grandeur of the Acropolis, marveling at iconic structures like the Parthenon.
Plaka, where cobblestone streets lead you through a labyrinth of quaint shops, inviting cafes, and a delightful blend of old-world charm and modern allure
Gaze upon the iconic windmills of Mykonos, standing proudly against the azure backdrop of the Aegean Sea
the breathtaking allure of Santorini, where whitewashed buildings cling to the cliffs, and stunning sunsets over the caldera

Travel highlights

Specific transfer information can be found here:
Explore renowned historical sites, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Hadrian's Gate, and the Panathenaic Stadium
We'll also have the privilege of immersing ourselves in the awe-inspiring Acropolis and exploring the fascinating Acropolis Museum.
Stroll and discover the delightful pathways of Plaka at your own pace, one that suits you
Embark on a captivating evening walking tour through Anafiotika, Thissio, Monastiraki, and Plaka, and witness the city's authentic beauty illuminated under the night sky.
Enjoy a leisurely day to discover the captivating island of Mykonos, renowned as a beloved hotspot for the global "jet set" community.

Upgrades

  • Upgrade to Suite *$649
  • Sharjah Tour $79
  • Marina Dhow Cruise $65

Important Things to keep in mind

  • Not Included:
    • Optional tours and gratuities.
  • Transportation To and from the airport:
    • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
    • Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 6 PM. We recommend you to select flights that arrive no later than 4 PM.
  • Accommodation Details:
    • Some departures are operated with more than one coach. Hotels of similar standard may be substituted.
  • Entry Requirements:
    • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.

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