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Amazing Turkey & Greece

Overview

Tour Type : Leisure Tours

Destinations

Istanbul - Troya - Ayvalik - Asklepion - Kusadasi - Pamukkale - Konya - Cappadocia - Ankara - Athens - Santhorini - Mykonos


Your Itinerary

  • 1

    Depart New York JFK (USA)

    Assemble New York at 3:30 PM to check into your NON STOP Turkish Airlines

    Assemble Miami at 6:00 PM to check into your NON STOP Turkish Airlines

    Enjoy onboard Amenities overnight.

  • 2

    Istanbul (D)

    Upon arrival to Istanbul Transfer to your hotel

    Check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free

    Evening Free time at Taksim Square .

    Panoramic Bosphorus Dinner Cruise on Boshporus strait, which divides Europe from Asia. Enjoy stunning views as you enjoy Turkish cuisine and folk show

    Overnight at the hotel.

    Hotel- Courtyard by Marriott or Similar

  • 3

    Istanbul – Troya – Canakkale – Ayvalik (B,L,D)

    Morning after breakfast proceed to Canakkale.

    Cross Dardanelles by Ferry

    Local Lunch at the Restaurant

    Visit Troya

    After visiting Troya proceed to Ayvalik

    Check in at the hotel.

    Dinner & Overnight at Hotel

    Hotel- Halic Park or Similar

  • 4

    Ayvalik – Asklepion – Efes – Virgin Mary – Kusadasi (B,L,D)

    Today morning after breakfast proceed to Asklepion

    Visit Bergama and Asklepion

    After visit proceed to Efes

    Visit Efes Local Lunch at the Restaurant

    Visit Virgin Mary

    Later proceed to Kusadasi

    Dinner at the hotel

    Overnight

    Hotel Ramada or Similar

  • 5

    Kusadasi – Pamukkale (B,L,D)

    Today Morning after breakfast proceed to Pamukkale

    First visit Leather factory

    Visit Heirapolis

    Visit Antique pool

    Evening Transfer to hotel

    Dinner at the hotel.

    Overnight

    Hotel-Polat Thermal or Similar

  • 6

    PAMUKKALE – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA (B,L,D)

    Breakfast and proceed to Cappadocia

    On the way visit Konya

    Shrine of Mevlana Rumi

    Local Lunch in Konya

    After lunch proceed to Cappadocia

    On the way visit Sultanhan caravanserai

    Check in at Cappadocia Hotel

    Dinner & Overnight at Hotel

    Hotel- Lavender Cave Hotel or Similar

  • 7

    Cappadocia (B,L,D)

    This morning Enjoy Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride (optional Cost $160 Euros per person)

    Breakfast at the hotel

    Visit Goreme Open Air Museum.

    Visit Pigeon Valley,

    Visit Uchisar, Local Lunch at the Restaurant

    Visit Kymakli Underground City

    Visit Fairy chimneys

    Jewelry Factory & Ceramic Factory visit

    Evening Turkish Dinner show

    Overnight at Cappadocia.

    Hotel- Lavender Cave Hotel or Similar

  • 8

    Cappadocia – Ankara - Train - Istanbul (B,L,D)

    Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Ankara

    On the way Visit Salt Lake

    Local Lunch at Ankara Lunch

    Visit Ataturk Mausoleum

    Museum of Anatolian Civilization

    Ankara Castle

    Kocatepe Mosque,

    Genclik Park and many other Places

    Take Train from Ankara to Istanbul @ 15:35

    Upon arrival to Istanbul check in at the hotel

    Dinner & Overnight at Hotel

    Hotel- Courtyard by Marriott or Similar

  • 9

    Istanbul (B, L, D)

    Breakfast at the hotel

    Visit all important places of Capital

    Visit Blue Mosque

    Visit Hippodrome

    Visit St Sophia

    Local Lunch at the Restaurant

    Visit Topkapi Palace

    Visit Grand Bazar

    Dinner at the Restaurant

    Overnight

    Hotel- Courtyard by Marriott or Similar

  • 10

    Istanbul - Athens (L, D)

    Checkout of hotel and transfer to Airport @ 3:30 AM. Your Non Stop Turkish Airlines Flight departs Istanbul @ 7:40 AM and arrives Athens @ 9:05 AM

    Arrival in Athens

    Bus city tour: Panathenaic Stadium, Constitution Square (Syntagma), Parliament, republic guards, National Garden, Presidential Mansion, School of Fine Arts, National University, National library, Temples of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. Visit of the Acropolis

    Lunch in Local Restaurant

    Check in at hotel and free time

    Dinner at local restaurant

    Night in Athens

    Hotel Zafolia or Similar

  • 11

    Athens – Santorini (B,L,D)

    Lunch box for breakfast

    Transfer to the port

    7h00 Crossing to Santorini

    11h30 Arrival in Santorini

    12h30 Lunch at local restuarant

    14h00 Check-in at the hotel and free time

    16h45 Road to Oia

    17h15 Oia visit and free time

    18h15 Dinner in Oia at local restaurant

    19h30 Walk to the old fortress to admire the sunset

    21h Return at the hotel

    Night in Santorini

    Overnight Hotel Albatross or Similar

  • 12

    Santorini – Mykonos (B,L,D)

    Breakfast at the hotel

    11H00 Transfer at the port of Santorini

    11H50 Crossing to Mykonos

    14H25 Arrival at the port of Mykonos

    Lunch → La Rosticceria Rest or Similar Rest

    Check-in at the hotel and free time

    Dinner at local Restaurant

    Night in Mykonos Hotel San Antonio or Similar

  • 13

    Mykonos – Athens (B,L,D)

    Breakfast at the hotel

    8h30 Bus excursion of Mykonos: discover of the landscapes of the island

    9h00 Stop in Ano Mera for a guided tour of the city

    Visit of the monastery Panagia Tourliani

    City walking tour of Mykonos: downtown paths, wind mills, little Venice, old port, Paraportiani church…and Free time

    Lunch → Paraportiani rest or similar Rest

    13h14 Transfer to the port

    14h15 Crossing to Athens

    19h45 Arrival in Piraeus

    Transfer to the Hotel

    Dinner at local Restaurant

    Night in Athens Hotel Zafolia or Similar

  • 14

    Athens – New York/Miami

    Transfer to Athens’ airport

    Turkish Airlines 1846 departs Athens at 10:35 AM. Check-in begins 3 hours in advance

Dates & Price

Tour Prices - Dates

Tour Information

Inclusions

  • Round Trip Airfare from New York & Miami(Call us for Airfares from other airports and Special Business Class airfares)
  • 3 nights accommodation in Istanbul - Courtyard By Marriott Istanbul West or Similar
  • 1 night accommodation in Ayvalık - Halic Park hotel or Similar
  • 1 night accommodation in Kusadası -Ramada Hotel or Similar
  • 1 night accommodation in Pamukkale -Polat thermal or Similar
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cappadocia - Lavender Cave Hotel or Similar
  • 2 nights accommodation in Athens
  • 1 Night accommodation in Santhorini
  • 1 night accommodation in Mykonos
  • English speaking guide during all tours & transfers
  • Include Breakfast, lunch and Dinner as per itinerary
  • Luxury vehicle during all tours & transfers
  • Ankara – Istanbul train ticket
  • Turkish show in Cappadocia
  • Highway & bridge & park fees
  • Bottle of Water per person/per day in turkey
  • 3 Ferries from Athens to Santhorini, Santhorini to Mykonos and Mykonos to Athens included
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the program

Exclusions

  • Guide and driver tips of $10 per day (total $140)
  • Extra drinks.
  • PCR COVID 19 testing if applicable
  • Clients own expenses.
  • Visa fees. Visa required for Turkey and can be applied online. (Apply for Visa 30 days before departure at this link. Current Visa fees is $50 and is subject to change www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
  • Travel Insurance
  • Porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, mini bar, telephone Charges
  • All items of personal nature
  • Food and drinks not forming part of the group menu
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusion’s box
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride OPTIONAL COST Euro 160 applies

Conditions

A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 has to be paid at the time of booking. Balance amount should be paid 75 days prior to departure. The passengers are fully responsible for any illness and injuries occured during the travel. Taking a travel insurance policy before the tour is highly recommended. Group Travel Insurance is offered, please contact us.

Booking Terms & Conditions

Booking Procedures

Please read the Terms and conditions of travel and agree in the Booking form before submission, as your booking is subject to the terms listed below. A contract is entered into once your travel agent or Faith Holidays receives your signed booking form and deposit, and we accept and confirm the booking. Please note that travel arrangements are not confirmed until stated so in writing by Faith Holidays

Payment

A deposit of $750 per person is required to secure reservations, which will be applied to the price of the tour. Additional deposits may be required. The balance of the cost must be paid 90 days before you travel. Payments must be paid to the order of ‘Faith Holidays Inc.” If the final balance is not received on time Faith Holidays reserves the right to treat the booking as cancelled by you and cancellation charges may be applied. If you book your travel within 90 days of departure, the full amount must be paid at booking.

Credit Cards

All prices quoted include a 4 % discount for payment by cash, check and Money order.

Travel Protection Plan (Optional charge)

Faith Holidays Inc. recommends you to purchase a Travel Protection Plan for Trip, Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical & Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and many more

Passports & Visas

A valid US passport is required for US Citizens. Passports must be valid for 6 months beyond completion of travel. Visas may be required and for US Citizens we will furnish the relevant details after receipt of your booking deposit and confirmation of your booking. Non US citizens should consult with appropriate Consulates and Embassies. It is the responsibility of the individual traveler to secure proper documentation prior to joining the tour. It is the responsibility of the Traveller to become informed about the most current travel advisories and warnings by referring to the US State Department’s travel website @ www.travel.state.gov or by phone at 1-888-407-4747. In the event of an active State Department. Should the Traveler choose to travel notwithstanding any travel advisory or Travel Warning against travel to the specific destination location/s of the trip, the traveler is subject to be responsible for all risk of personal injury, death, or property damage that may arise out of the events like those advised or warned against.

What Your Tour Price Generally Includes & Excludes


Your Tour Price Includes

  • Economy class Airfare from USA as listed in the brochure (Business Class Option available- Please contact us)
  • Accommodations on Double Occupancy with Bath, Single room supplement applies
  • Standard class on rail, road, Cruise and other transportation as described in our brochure
  • Inflight meals and/or refreshments according to Airline itinerary.
  • Transfers between the appropriate overseas airports/stations/port and your hotels according to each itinerary unless otherwise stated.
  • Excursions and tours as per brochure
  • Meals as described in Brochure
  • Services of professional guides and/or a Tour Escort

Your Tour Price Excludes

  • International Airfare, unless otherwise stated.
  • The cost of personal items such as laundry, drinks with meals or otherwise, incidentals , etc.
  • Airport departure taxes.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Cost of Visas and passports.
  • Transport between your home and home airport/station/port.
  • Gratuities for services provided on a personal basis.
  • Gratuities for services on all individual tours and gratuities to your Tour Escort.
  • Airline baggage fees. Most Airline charges fees for checked bags.
  • Pre-assigned Airline Seats incur additional fees.
  • Still, video, film and professional camera fees

Alterations Made to the Scheduled Program

Our tours are planned in advance and changes may be unavoidable due to circumstances amounting to “Force Majeure” or similar reasons beyond our control, such as delays in departures on travel booking or closure of a hotel, strikes, riots, natural occurrences, decisions by State Government or Tourist Organizations altering the itinerary, the duration of time spend in a city or even omitting a city or part of the itinerary due to a local situation. In such cases we will offer comparable alternative arrangements. If any of the circumstances listed above occur during the course of the tour, we reserve the right to alter the schedule itinerary accordingly and no compensation will be paid.

We will make every reasonable effort to provide you with the booked tour arrangements but minor changes may occur. If they are significant we shall, if possible inform you or your travel agent before departure. In the event of such amendment being made, you will be liable for any cancellation/retention charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred by Faith Holidays and their agents in attempting to secure any revised arrangements. Please note that Faith Holidays will not be liable to reimburse additional expenses undertaken by the client in preparation for the tour. These include and are not limited to international tickets, used mileage awards and fees, cost of visas, immunization etc.

Tour Prices

Tour prices are based on US dollars (Unless otherwise noted) and exchange rates in effect. They are subject to variation if there are increases due to governmental actions, additional taxes, exchange rates, increases in scheduled airfare or increases in fuel surcharges. Any increase in the original tour price will be notified to you at least 90 days before departure. If you make your booking within 90 days of departure surcharge will be included in your invoice. Faith holidays will absorb an amount equivalent to two percent of tour price. Any surcharge will not exceed 10 percent of the listed tour price. If you settle the final balance by the due date we will absorb any price increases after that due date. In return for this commitment, we are unable to make any refund or reduce any other costs should the value of the US dollar improve against the currencies used. For scheduled group departures, it may be necessary to re-cost your tour due to low number of participants. You will be contacted 90 days prior to your departure date and advised should a supplementary fee apply. If all group members accept the increased cost the tour will operate as scheduled. However, if the supplement is not accepted by you then you will be entitled to full refund of all monies paid or a transfer to another tour.

Our Responsibilities

Faith Holidays makes arrangements with airlines, hotels and other independent parties to provide you with the travel services you purchase. We do not own or operate any of the accommodations, transport or other facilities used in connection with our tours. We therefore cannot accept liability for negligence of the staff of these organizations. These parties are independent suppliers over whom we have no direct control. Faith holidays is not liable in the event of any failure by any person or company to render any transportation, accommodation or other travel service to be provided on the journeys, or for expenses incurred due to delays caused by weather, strikes, war, civil disturbances, natural disasters, flight delays, government actions, mechanical failures or any acts of God.

Faith Holidays cannot assume any responsibility for flight delays, cancellations or missed connections and is not liable for any expenses or consequences resulting therefrom, and such expenses shall be borne by the client. When you travel with an airline the Conditions of Carriage of that airline will apply. These conditions are subject to International Agreements and may limit or exclude liability.

The participant waives any claim against Faith Holidays for any damage to, or loss of, or injury to, or death of, due to any act, or negligence of any airlines, surface transportation companies, hotels or any person rendering any of the services or accommodations included. Faith Holidays cannot be held responsible for any claim, losses, damages for delay of baggage or other properties, inconvenience, loss of enjoyment, upset and disappointments, distress or frustrations, whether physical or mental, resulting from the act or omission of any party providing services. We do take all responsible steps to insure that organizations providing service maintain standards, which are acceptable within the norm in each locality. The participant assumes the risks and understands that all travel has inherent risk that may result in injury or death and that participation in activities, including but not limited to driving, hiking, walking on uneven surfaces, riding on rough roads, rafting, boating, canoeing, riding in helicopters, on trains, in boats, swimming, surfing, horseback or camel riding, and any other activities. The information contained in this brochure has been compiled with all reasonable care, is accurate to best of knowledge and is given in good faith. Faith Holidays highly recommend you to purchase Travelers insurance to protect your travel investment. Without insurance in case of incident, you may have to pay out of pocket for medical evacuation, medical care or other large expenses.

All services are subject to the laws of the countries in which these services are rendered. Venue for all claims or disputes shall be exclusively in whose courts using NYC law, shall have exclusive jurisdiction. Damage claims against Faith Holidays shall be limited to the value of the particular item in dispute and not for any incidental, consequential, or special damages. Faith Holidays assumes responsibility for representations it makes, but not for those made by others and including, but not limited to, any employee of Faith holidays or independent travel agent. Payment for reservations on any Faith Holidays travel arrangements shall constitute consent to all the provisions in the Booking Terms & Conditions published herein and is binding on all travel participants.

Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your travel arrangements, you must notify Faith Holidays in writing by letter, fax or email to Faith Holidays. Please note deposits are non-refundable. Please state the reason for cancellation as your reason for cancellation may be covered by insurance policy under their covered reasons. If notification of cancellation is received more than 90 days before departure you will only lose your deposit. For notification received within 90 days of departure, cancellation charges are as follows:

Cancellation charges per person.
No of days of departure Charges
91+ days before departure Deposit Non- refundable
90-31 days before departure Penalty 50 %
30- Day of Departure Penalty 100%

(Airline and Cruise Penalties not part of the above percentages. There is no exception to cancellation fees)

Cancellations received Fridays for tour departures that Weekend (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) will be treated as day of departure cancellation. We cannot give any allowance for meals, rooms, excursions, etc. not taken, when these are included in the price of the program.

Points to be Noted

  • All images in the brochures or advertisements are only for representation purpose.
  • All passengers need to be in possession of valid visas, confirmed air tickets and overseas travel insurance.
  • All Passengers joining the tours must travel to / from the hub city as per the itinerary, at their own expense.
  • All meals are preset, and a-la carte is not possible. Packed meals may be provided on certain days to keep up the schedule of the itinerary.
  • All damages caused to the hotel rooms/Coach/other amenities during the tour, shall be payable by the passengers. Faith Holidays Inc will not be liable for the same.
  • All Passengers must take extra care of their personal belongings while on the tour, every country of travel is prone to thefts and bag/purse snatching. Faith Holidays Inc will not be liable for any loss of belongings/baggage.
  • The tour cost does not include cost of airfare, visas and overseas medical insurance unless specified in each of the itineraries
  • The company will not be responsible or accept any liability for any damages, loss, baggage loss, theft, injury, accident, death, breakdown or any irregularity, which may occur during the tour.
  • The company will not be responsible for any damage or irregularities due to weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expense must be borne by the passengers. Insurance policies must be carried while on tour.
  • The right to claim any additional expenses incurred due to delay or changes in schedules of train, airplane, bus, ship or other services is reserved by the management of the company.
  • The Tour Manager, guide and the driver will provide the best service during the tour to enjoy the sites as per itinerary within the jurisdiction of each of the sites of visit.
  • The Management reserve the right to change a hotel of similar class if it is deemed advisable or necessary. Tour Manager / Guide reserves the right to amend the itinerary.in the interest of the Tour.
  • The Management reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any departure, excursion advertised.
  • Refunds will not be provided for the unutilized part of the any services like meals, sightseeing, transfers, etc mentioned in the tour.
  • For Detailed “Terms and Condition” please refer the Booking form.
Remarks

Remarks

  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour .
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally
  • or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.