Jewels Of The Cyclades 2016 | Embarks / Disembarks: Athens (Marina Zea)
9 Nights /10 Days Cruise | Embarks / Disembarks: Athens (Marina Zea)
A selection of world famous and off – the – beaten – track Cycladic Islands
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 GALILEO and depart from Athens – Poros which is a small Greek island in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, about 58 km south from Piraeus and separated from the Peloponnese by a 200 m wide sea channel, with the town of Galatas on the mainland across the strait.
Day 3: Travel from Poliegos or Polyaigos is an uninhabited Greek island in the Cyclades near Milos and Kimolos. It is part of the community of Kimolos. Its name means “many goats”, since it is inhabited only by goats. Folegandros is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea which, together with Sikinos, Los, Anafi and Santorini, forms the southern part of the Cyclades. An island with wild natural beauty. Folegandros Island remains away from mass tourism and keeps an authentic character. With traditional Cycladic architecture, breathtaking views and secluded beaches. You will love walking along the picturesque streets of Chora and up to the small church of Panagia, located on the highest spot of the island with gorgeous view of the sea.
Day 4: Proceed from there on to Santorini. One of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century B.C.E., forever shaping its rugged landscape and villages. The whitewashed, cubist houses of its 2 principal towns, Fira and Oia, cling to cliffs above an underwater caldera (crater). They overlook the clear Aegean and beaches made up of black, red and white lava pebbles.
Day 5: Travel on to Antiparos which is a small island in the southern Aegean, at the heart of the Cyclades, which is less than one nautical mile from Paros. The island Antiparos, pictures and information about the beaches, naturist beaches, the cave, the sea caves and excursions, hotels, studio and apartments.
Day 6: 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 7: Proceed to Syros which is a gorgeous island in Greece with an outstanding culture, whose capital, Ermoupoli, is also the Cyclades capital. Travelers may find information on Syros history and culture, but also practical tips, sightseeing, attractions, and the best places to visit. With Ermoupoli being characterized as a town-museum, it is no coincidence that Syros in Cyclades, attracts numerous international travelers every year.
Day 8: Travel on to Kythnos, a quiet island in the West Cyclades with beautiful sandy beaches and hot healing springs on one of the closest Greek Islands. Kythnos or Thermia is the first island of the ferry liners with destination west Cyclades islands. With numerous beaches, Cycladic scenery (local stone walls called xerolithia) and the unique hospitality of the locals. Kythnos is always waiting to welcome you.
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 are air-conditioned and fitted with flat-screen TV, mini fridge, central music, internal telephone, safe deposit boxes, hair dryer & en suite bathroom with shower.
- Cruise Departure dates are:- August 6*,13*,20 & 27, September 10, 17 & 24, October 1,8. *Blue star market rates will be operated on the M/Y Callisto
- The Cruise Cost Per Person Starting from: - Euros 1782 + 230 (Including Port Taxes)
- The Airfare fare (approximate) per person: - Rs: 46,000/- 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