Colours Of The Aegean 2016 | Embarks / Disembarks: Athens (Marina Zea)
Santorini with her sugar cube villages and the historical site of Akrotiri. Cosmopolitan Mikonos with her Windmills and the neighboring UNESCO-protected archaeological isle of Delos. Crete, the largest and most Greek island. The crystal blue waters of Vai at Crete, the largest and southern most Greek island. Mystical Patmos and its UNESCO World Heritage sites. Lindos at Rhodes island. A magnificent acropolis on an imposing rock. Lipsi islands and Simi, an off the beaten track island with the picturesque harbour. Bustling and colourful Bodrum in Turkey.
Day 1: Arrive meet and greet by our representative, transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Transfer from the hotel to board the ship M/Y VARIETY VOYAGER and depart from Athens Marina Zeas to Cape Sounion which is noted as the site of ruins of ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology.
Day 3: Travel to Delos: lies a 30-minute sail southwest of Mykonos, only 5km (less than 1 mile) away. You can take an organized tour to Delos, or catch a boat from Chora Mykonos. Factoring in the return boat trips, stays on Delos are a maximum of six or seven hours and explore the beauty. Archaeological buffs and lovers of legends cannot miss a trip to the sacred island of Delos, the archaeological jewel of the Cyclades. Travelers can see firsthand where the ancients lived and clamber over the ruins they left behind. Held sacred as the mythological birthplace of Apollo, Delos was at the heart of the ancient world as an important religious and commercial center, reaching its zenith in the Hellenic period around the 5th century BC.
Day 4: Proceed from Mykonos to Lipsi island which is a small group of islets at the northern part of the Dodecanese near to Patmos Island and Leros. Lipsi is the biggest island of the group. Along the small port and at the village at the top of the hill, the visitor will find most of the local accommodation in Lipsi, Hotels, rooms and apartments. It’s a significant Christian pilgrimage site.
Day 5: Travel on from Patmos Island to Bodrum which is a district and a port city in Mugla Province southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey called Halicarnassus of Caria in ancient times. Bodrum is a fascinating place as it has a pleasing contrast between the Ancient city – where there are discernable fragments everywhere in the town-and a playground for Turks and an array of foreign visitors. It is one of the centres of the Turkish Tourist industry and is the market town for the Bodrum Peninsula.
Day 6: Travel on from Turkey to Lindos which is an archaeological site. Lindos is a medieval village on the Greek island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese Greece. Being one of the main attractions of the island it is often overcrowded in the mornings when the tourists coaches arrive. These usually depart by 12 noon, whisking their patrons off for lunch and the next destination. Lindos provides a mix of history and beaches. The village has many historic houses (known as “Captains” houses) often dating from 16th, 17th or 18th century. The village itself is situated on a network of cobbled streets-all of which are entirely pedestrianized.
Day 7: Proceed to Aghios Nikolaos: it is a coastal town on the Greek island of Crete, lying east of the island’s capital Heraklion, north of the town of Lerapetra and west of the town of Sitia, it stands on the shores of the beautiful Mirabel bay. Agios Nikolaos manages to mix-upon the three hills which support it’s gritty and arty, leisurely, sleepy and yet also bustling place.
Day 8: Travel on to Los Manganari beach – Santorini is one of the most picturesque beaches of Los, located 23km south of Chora. The beach itself has golden sand and crystal waters. Due to its remote location and the long distance from Chora, the beach remains undisturbed from the noisy crowds most part of the day while it provides a fantastic opportunity to explore its natural surroundings. The secluded bay is protected from the strong winds offering calm swimming and snorkeling.
Day 9 & Day 10: After exploring & enjoying the above places & islands disembark at Athens (Marina Zea) and from there on transfer to the hotel, leisure for shopping and overnight at the hotel. Next day check out and proceed to the airport for the final destination.
The category cabins offer small double windows, bathroom with marble floors as well as Glass and Corian showers. The cabins offer flexible bedding configuration. The cabins are equipped with individual controlled A/C, TV with DVD player, mini fridge, safe deposit box, deluxe toiletries and bathrobes and they all have WIFI at a charge.
- Cruise Departure dates are:- August 27.
- The Cruise Cost Per Person Starting from:- Euros 2525 + 300 (Including Port Taxes).
- The Airfare fare (approximate) per person: - Rs: 46,000/- on Emirates Airlines.
- The Visa Charges Rs. 7000/- per person.
- The Hotel Accommodation per person on room per night (Std double room – Hotel Lilia) (approximate) Rs: 3575/-.
Note: The above airfare and hotels are subject to availabilities.
- Submitted On : 08 Sep 2016