Please enable JS

Classical Greece

  • 8 Days
  • Departure : 10th Nov & 20th Feb
  • Starting City : Athens
  • Athens
  • LKR 975,000
  • Ending City : Athens

Price Includes

Air ticket Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking assistance Accommodation in double room in a 3 * hotel on half board for 7 nights Excursions mentioned in the program with luxury bus English speaking guide and entrance fees in the sites and museums. 

Price Excludes

Visa services and fees Insurance Personal expenses Tips Drinks Optional excursions

Rooming Arrangements

Adults – Double 2 Adults + 1 child – 1 Double room No triple occupancy Single adult – 520 Euro / = Extra 

Tour Highlights

Athens | Mycenae | Epidaurus | Tolo | Olympia | Delphil | Meteora

Itinerary

Day 01 - ATHENS

Upon arriving at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Check the information boards in the hotel reception area for details of the welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travelers.

Day 02-  ATHENS, KAMENA VOURLA, KALABAKA

TODAYíS HIGHLIGHT: Meteora Valley with entrance to a Monastery. Dinner included. We set off in the early morning for the North of Greece. A stop at KAMENA VOURLA, a beautiful tourist centre by the sea amidst magnificent countryside. Continuation northbound. We make a brief stop at the gorge where the battle of Thermopylae took place. We will visit KASTRAKI, a picturesque village with beautiful views over the whole valley. Time for lunch before visiting the Valley of the METEORA, an impressive place declared Unesco World Heritage. We will see the whole of the valley and will have the chance to enter one of the most famous monasteries (entrance included). Dinner and accommodation.

Day 03 - KALABAKA, DELPHI, ATHENS

TODAYíS HIGHLIGHT: Delphi and Thessaly region. We will travel south through the Thessaly region. We will arrive in DELPHI after enjoying the view of wonderful landscapes. Entrance fee included to visit the beautiful archeological complex looking over the Gulf of Corinth offering amazing vistas. After that, we travel to the OSIOS LOUKAS MONASTERY, one of the most beautiful Byzantine monasteries in Greece, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its magnificent mosaics from the 11th century are surprising. We will resume our journey to ATHENS. Arrival in the evening.

Day 04 - ATHENS

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Athens. Evening transfer. We will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city with a local guide which includes the Presidential Palace, the Panathinaikos stadium where the first modern Olympic games were held, the national library, the bustling squares of the center; the new neighborhoods that emerged after the 2004 Olympic games. The tour will end at the Acropolis site (entry not included). In the evening we include a transfer to the PLAKA quarter, a place full of small Greek taverns where you can also enjoy this country¥s folklore.

Day 05 - ATHENS, CORINTH, MYCENAE, TRIPOLI, OLYMPIA

TODAYíS HIGHLIGHT: Peloponnese region. Corinth canal. Mycenae archaeological site. Dinner included. In the morning, we leave for the Peloponnese region. We make a stop at the CORINTH CANAL. After this, we have time in the immense fortress of ACCRA CORINTH (entrance included). At the top of the settlement are the foundations of what was a temple to Aphrodite. We go on to MYCENAE, a colossal citadel from the eighteenth-century BC, the birthplace of the first European civilization (entrance included). We stop in TRIPOLI, the provincial capital of a region that produces excellent wines. In the middle of the afternoon, we go on our way to OLYMPIA. Dinner included.

Day 06 - OLYMPIA, PATRAS, NAFPLIO

TODAYíS HIGHLIGHT: Olympia archaeological site. Patras Cathedral. Dinner included. With a local guide, we visit OLYMPIA, where you can see the archaeological complex (entrance included) which was the birthplace of the Olympic Games in antiquity. After this, we cross the mountainous interior of the Peloponnese on our way to PATRAS where we visit the Orthodox cathedral of the city, the largest in Greece. Time for lunch and to get to know Greece¥s third largest city. We go on through inland Peloponnese to NAFPLIO, a delightful coastal city which takes its name from the Venetian Citadel and fortress. Dinner included.

Day 07 - NAFPLIO, EPIDAURUS, AEGINA, ATHENS

TODAYíS HIGHLIGHT: Beautiful stage by land and sea. Epidaurus theatre. Aegean Sea boat crossing. Today we have a beautiful stage by land and sea. First of all we will see EPIDAURUS, its ancient theatre built 2400 ago is magnificently preserved and still used, and can accommodate up to 14,000 people (entrance included). After this, we go to the coast of the Aegean Sea to continue our trip on the water. A short boat crossing takes us to POROS, a charming place full of tourist life, where its ancient houses climb up to the clock tower and we have time for a stroll and lunch. After this we take the ferry to AEGINA, an island inhabited for more than 4000 years, where we can stroll around its ancient churches, its picturesque port and its typical districts of little houses. In the evening, we will go back on the ferry, which will take us back to ATHENS in around 45 minutes ñ Arrival in Piraeus - Note: The ferry timetable changes depending on the season and crossings are very limited between Poros and Aegina. In the low season, the island of Aegina may be replaced by the island of Hydra.End of our services.

 

Reviews

  • Ajith Hewawasam
    August, 2018

    Dear Aalam Tours Thank you for arranging such a wonderful trip to Europe for us. Everything went very well and we had a great time. We are especially grateful to the tour Leader Mr Ahsan for all of his arranging and hospitality. Everyone of our group is very nice and friendly. The hotels ,transportation and guides are excellent. We hope to travel through your company and will recommended to all our friends. Thank you Again.

  • Al Danish
    January, 2018

    Excellent service. Highly recommended. We took the tour to the Middle-East (from Jordan to Egypt). Very good hotels and food. Visited several places in a short time.

  • Pulasthi Perera
    January, 2018

    Excellent Travel Agent for best Travel Experience!

Inquiry Form


Installment schemes upto 36 months on selected credit cards