TURKEY & GREECE (Starting from Turkey)

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MUMBAI –ATHENS( DAY 1)
Assemble at International airport to board flight for Athens. Arrive Athens International airport and check-in  at Hotel. proceed on a city tour covering The tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Royal Palace. Overnight at Athens.
ATHENS TO SANTORINI ( DAY 2)
After breakfast proceed to see the Panathenian Stadium which staged the world’s first Olympic Games in 1896, the Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Thesseum and the Greek Orthodox Cathedral. You will ascend to the Acropolis to admire the famous Parthenon, the ancient temple of goddess Athens. Also visit the Acropolis museum containing sculptures and statues found in this holy place. Continue to see the Monastiraki (Flea Market), the modern market, Pattison Avenue, Panepistimiou Avenue, the academy, the University and more. Thereafter proceed to ferry terminal to catch a ferry to Santorini. Arrive and check in Hotel. Rest of the day free for rest. Overnight in Santorini.
SANTORINI( DAY 3)
After breakfast proceed  take a boat across to the dormant volcano, and ascend through a crater-pocked moonscape to the crater. Thereafter proceed for city tour includes Three Archaeological museum, church of the 11th century, etc. Overnight in Santorini.
SANTORINI - MYKONOS ( DAY 4)
After breakfast proceed to board ferry for Mykonos. Arrive and check in Hotel. Overnight in Mykonos.
MYKONOS( DAY 5)
After breakfast start our tour in Mykonos Town, to see the traditional windmills, the marvellous Paraportiani Church and Little Venice - an extremely charming area with quaint cafés and stunning views - and the wonderful museums. Strolling through the town, you will understand why Mykonos is considered one of the best travel destinations. In our Mykonos map, you can locate the lovely village of Ano Mera, home of the Church of Panagia Tourliani, one of the most impressive monasteries in the Cyclades. Touring the island, you will pass by the beautiful beaches of Agios Stefanos, Paradise, and Agios Ioannis, where the film "Shirley Valentine" was filmed. Overnight at Mykonos.
MYKONOS – ATHENS( DAY 6)
After breakfast proceed to ferry terminal to catch a ferry to Athens. Arrive Athens and check in at Hotel. Thereafter proceed for sightseeing which covers omonia square, national archalelogical museum. Later enjoy full day in athens and day free for  shopping . Enjoy delicious dinner overnight at Athens.
ATHENS – IZMIR – KUSADASI ( DAY 7)
After breakfast proceed to airport to board flight for Izmir. Arrive and proceed to Kuşadası. Arrive and check in at Hotel. Overnight at Kusadasi.
KUSADASI( DAY 8)
After breakfast at the hotel,drive to Meryemana and visit the House of Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus, the Romen Capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the Temple of Hadrian, the magnificient library, Agora and fantastic greco-roman theatre. After lunch visit the Basilica of St.John. Overnight in Kusadasi.
KUSADASI – PAMUKALE( DAY 9)
After breafkast proceed to Pamukkale. Arrive and check in at Hotel.  Thereafter visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Drive to Aphrodisias. After lunch visit the Greco-Romen settlement which is remarkably well preserved. The ancient city is dedicated to the Godess of Love,Aphrodite.
PAMUKALE – KONYA - CAPPADOCIA( DAY 10)
Early departure for Cappadocia. On the way visit Konya which is famous with Mevlana Museum and the Theological Scholl of Whirling Dervishes. Lunch enroute, drive to Cappadocia. Arrive and check in at Hotel. Overnight at Cappadocia. 
CAPPADOCIA ( DAY 11)
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing includes Avanos the handcraft center of Cappadocia, Avanos is the center of pottery for 4000 years, Cavusin Village,Free time to explore the abandoned Cave Village, Kaymakli Underground City, Underground settlements of the early Christians, Pigeon Valley,Pigeon Houses in the rocks all along the valley. Also visit Citadel of Uçhisar, the highest point of Cappadocia with a huge big rock Castle with almost 300 caves, Göreme Openair Museum, The biggest monastery of Cappadocia from Byzantine times. The cave churches are beautiflly decorated with fresco. Overnight in Cappadocia.
CAPPADOCIA – ISTANBUL ( DAY 12)
After breakfast proceed to Nevsehir airport to board flight for Istanbul. Arrive and check in at Hotel. (check in time is 14:00 hrs). Overnight in Istanbul.
ISTANBUL ( DAY 13)
After breakfast proceed to visit the site of the Hippodrome (during the visit you will be able to see the obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II. ), the Underground Water Cistern, The Blue Mosque (one of the biggest mosques of ıstanbul),  Suleymaniye mosque. and check-in  at Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.   
ISTANBUL ( DAY 14)
After breakfast  proceed for Dolmabache palace and in visit the Grand Bazaar. Overnight at Istanbul.
ISTANBUL – MUMBAI( DAY 15)
After breakfast free time. Therefter proceed to airport to board flight for Mumbaı

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FAQ's and other information

About The Country (Greece)
1. What is the best time to visit? The best time to visit Athens and the Islands begins in May  to September.2. What currency should I bring?The national currency is the Euro and you’ll find currency exchange facilities in most cities and on most of the islands. The most widely accepted credit cards are Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Check with your credit card provider beforehand about their foreign transaction fee and let them know you’ll be using your card in Greece. 
3. What is the main language in Greece? Is English enough? ​ Greek is the predominant language, but English is spoken everywhere. 
4. What to pack?During the summer months you will need light and airy casual clothing. It is best to opt for cotton clothing and other lightweight, “breathable” fabrics. Comfortable walking shoes are a must, as the pavements are often uneven. Greece is an exceptionally beautiful country, so don’t forget an extra camera battery and memory card if using a digital camera. 
5. Do I need insurance ? Yes, you need insurance while travelling to Greece. Dos & Don'ts Dos 
1. Try a Cappuccino or Espresso Freddo…The best place to enjoy it is definitely by the sea, either on one of the seaside cafes or bars or just on the beach! 
2. Do wear light clothes; Greece by summer can be reaaaally hot!   
3. Go “beach walking” even after sunset…the touch of the wet sand and the sea on your feet will definitely take away all your bad thoughts and stress and drown it into the deep sea…   Don'ts 1. Don't under dress for churches. Bare legs and arms are not appreciated. 2. Don't over pack. 3. Don't worry about language. Almost everyone speaks English. 
4. The rudest gesture is to thrust the palm of your hand in front of someone's face. Do not attempt to do this even jokingly!!!

About The Country (Turkey)
1.      Best time to visit Turkey? Spring and autumn, from April to May and from September to mid November respectively, are the ideal times to visit Turkey as temperatures are pleasant and the skies are clear. 
2.      How is the weather in Turkey? Turkey’s climate varies by region, but summer means hot sunny weather all around. On the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts temperatures reach 30°C and above in July. Spring and Autumn are pleasantly warm, and winters average around 10°C, but there can be some rain showers.   
3.       Which are the prominent languages in Turkey? Turkish is the most prominent language in Turkey. Aside from Turkish, Arabic and English are widely used.   
4.      What currencies are accepted in Turkey? The Turkish lira is the currency of Turkey. The Turkish lira is subdivided into 100 kuruş.   
4) Is tipping customary in Turkey?  It is customary to leave a tip in restaurants (10%). Taxi drivers do not normally expect a tip, but they do appreciate it.   
5)  What are the popular dishes in Turkey? There are many Turkish delicacies that are available in vegetarian options such as Menemen, Simit, Goze Leme, Pide, Lahmacun etc.         
6) Do's and Don'ts 
Do's·         Do be aware of the month of Ramadan.
·         Do Dress Appropriately. Wear conservative clothing when visiting anywhere outside of cities
·         Do bargain in local markets
 Don'ts
·         Don’t make negative remarks about Kemal Atatürk, the Turkish Republic’s Founding Father. They have immense respect for him.
·         Do not ride a taxi without a logo
·         Don’t go to an expensive spa. Go to an authentic Turkish hamam instead.   
7)  Adventure sports and activities in Turkey For a country with a long-standing reputation as an open-air historical treasure-trove, over the last decade, Turkey has also become synonymous with outdoor pursuits and adventure activities such as:- 
·      Scuba Diving in the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas 
·      Paragliding in Kas and Olu Deniz 
·      White Water Rafting in Antalya 
·      Trekking the Lycian Way 
·      Horse Safaris and Mountain Biking in Cappadocia  
8) Is travel insurance necessary? 
Yes, travel insurance is necessary. You should never travel without adequate travel insurance.

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Turkey uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
Greece uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

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TYPE F