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Book By 31 August 2022 June or October 2023 Dates
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Unforgettable Turkey and the Greek Islands

17 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday With $4000 Bonus Value including Escorted Touring, Sightseeing, Onboard Beverages & More

  • Low Deposit $299*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | June or October 23

June or October 2023 Dates

Unforgettable Turkey and the Greek Islands

17 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday With $4000 Bonus Value including Escorted Touring, Sightseeing, Onboard Beverages & More

  • Low Deposit $299*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | June or October 23

Package Inclusions

Economy flights to Istanbul, returning from Athens
One Way Flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

10 Day Guided Tour through Turkey with an English Speaking Tour Leader

Touring HIghlights 

Hunt for unique mementos in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
Visit Gallipoli and ANZAC Cove
Walk the ruins of Ephesus
Swim in ancient Roman thermal baths at Pamukkale
Follow the Silk Road
Explore underground dwellings, churches and rock formations in Cappadocia

9 Nights Accommodation in Hand Selected Hotels Whilst Touring
Daily Breakfast & 6 Dinners
Domestic Flight from Kayseri (Cappadocia) to Istanbul

All Transfers in Turkey
Locally Guided Sightseeing Tours & Entrance Fees
Air-Conditioned Transportation

7 Night Greek Islands Cruise from Athens Onboard Norwegian Jade in an Interior Stateroom

Bonus Onboard Beverage Package with Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Package
Bonus Onboard Prepaid Gratuities
Bonus US $300 Shore Excursion Credit

Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard All Port Taxes & Charges

Your Itinerary

Itinerary Map
Itinerary Map
 
Istanbul, Turkey

Welcome to Istanbul! After being meet and transferred to your hotel, take the rest of the day to relax.
Accommodation: Port Bosphorus Hotel or similar

Note that depending on flight schedules, your flight may depart Australia on Day 0. Final documentation will confirm timings.

 
Istanbul (B)

Today, experience a full day tour of Istanbul. Lying across two continents this historically important city played an integral role in the development of both the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Visit the 17th century Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya museum and explore the former residence of the Ottoman Sultans at Topkapi Palace before ending at the famous Hippodrome.
Accommodation: Port Bosphorus Hotel or similar

 
Istanbul – Gallipoli (B, D)

After crossing the Dardanelles Strait by ferry, tour the important World War 1 battlefield sites on the Gallipoli Peninsula, including ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston’s Jolly trenches and the Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials. Take the opportunity to see the trenches and tunnels used during the war before heading to the hotel in Canakkale.
Accommodation: MD Barbaros Hotel or similar

 
Canakkale – Kusadasi (B, D)

Drive to the ancient city of Troy this morning. Lying undiscovered until midway through the 19th Century, excavations here brought the legend of the Trojan horse and the poems of Homer back to life. Then visit the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Impressive temples and a library here made this a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.
Accommodation: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel or similar

 
Ephesus (B, D)

Head to the historic city of Ephesus this morning. The complex has been carefully preserved and restored; walk its ancient streets and explore much as the original residents might have done. Then, visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, before stopping at a carpet weaving village. This is an important traditional craft in Turkey, see first-hand how the process works.
Accommodation: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel or similar

 
Pamukkale & Hieropolis (B, D)

After breakfast today explore the travertines of Pamukkale. This remarkable natural site is comprised of stark white calcium steps dotted with bright blue pools and hot springs, creating a magical contrasting landscape. Then head to the ruined ‘Sacred City’ of Hierapolis. See its impressive and beautifully preserved theatre, as well as the enormous Necropolis. Enjoy an unforgettable dip in the hot thermal pools set between ancient columns left by the Romans who used the pools for their therapeutic powers.
Accommodation: Adem Pira Hotel or similar

 
Canakkale – Silk Road – Cappadocia (B, D)

Travel back in time today, following the ancient Silk Road towards Konya. Learn more about the history of this historic trade route with a stop at the Sultanhani Caravanserai before arriving in Konya where we include a visit to the Mevlana museum – former home of the original Mevlevi Whirling Dervishes.
Accommodation: Gamirasu Hotel or similar

 
Cappadocia (B, D)

Today explore the beautiful and surreal landscape of Cappadocia. Unlike anywhere else on earth, see fairy tale rock formations and intriguing underground villages. Often described as the jewel of Turkey, experience a full tour to explore the subterranean churches and fortresses used by Christians to avoid persecution over a thousand years ago.
Accommodation: Gamirasu Hotel or similar

 
Cappadocia – fly – Istanbul (B)

Depart Cappadocia on the short domestic flight to Istanbul today. After an arrival transfer and check in, the day is free for you to revisit your favourite landmarks, maze-like bazaars and enjoy more delicious local food and culture from the plentiful street side cafes, bars and restaurants.
Accommodation: Port Bosphorus Hotel or similar

 
Istanbul – Athens embark NCL Jade (B, D)

Fly from Istanbul to Athens today and embark your Norwegian Jade cruise through the stunning Greek Islands.

 
Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes is positioned off the coast of Turkey and blends history and beauty in to one. You are guaranteed to be in awe of the Grand Masters Palace and the old fortified city provides a great walk back in time.

 
Bodrum, Turkey

Welcome to Bodrum! As the site of the ancient city of Halicarnassus, this coastal city is overflowing with history. Here, you can view the ruins of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and discover relics of ancient shipwrecks at the Museum of Underwater Archaeology. Of course, no visit is complete without taking a dip in the turquoise waters of the Aegean at one of Bodrum’s many beaches.

 
Mykonos, Greece

Welcome to Mykonos, famed for its beautiful beaches and whitewashed houses. Explore Mykonos Town, hop from beach to beach, wander Little Venice and visit the Delos ruins. Finish your day soaking in the sunset with fresh Greek seafood and a glass of wine in hand.

 
Paros, Greece

Welcome to Paros! Considered one of Greece’s best-kept secrets, here you’ll find plenty of picturesque beaches, wineries and historic sites. With 75 miles of coastline to explore, spend your day beach hopping and trying water sports like kayaking and windsurfing. Later, visit the quaint town of Parikia, home to cobblestone streets, whitewashed homes with blue painted doors and harbourside tavernas.

 
Heraklion Crete, Greece

Welcome to Crete, the biggest island in Greece and home to the ancient Minoan civilisation. When you’re done soaking in the sun and the sand at the famed Elafonissi Beach, be sure to check out the Knossos ruins, hike the Samaria Gorge and explore the Old Town of Rethymno.

 
Santorini, Greece

Welcome to Santorini! This postcard-perfect island is possibly Greece’s most iconic island, famed for its steep cliffs, blue-roofed houses, and breathtaking sunsets. Hike from Fira to Oia, explore the red and black sanded beaches and visit the Santorini volcano. After a day of exploring, you’ll want to enjoy a glass of wine as the sun sets over this mesmerising island.

 
Athens, Greece

Disembark Norwegian Jade in Athens, farewell as you board your flight home.

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Important Info

Upgrade to Ocean View Stateroom from only $549*pp
Upgrade to Balcony Stateroom from only $1,149*pp

Tour Departs on 6 October 2023
Set sail on 15 October 2023

Alternative departure date:

Tour Departs on 2 June 2023
Set sail on 11 June 2023

Travel based on Cruise Departure 15 October 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Important – if your cruise holiday package is made up of consecutive back to back sailings, there is a chance that you may be allocated different cabin numbers on each voyage and may be required to change cabins throughout your journey.
Please note; Flight deviations requested by the traveller incurs a fee of $150AUD per person plus any airfare and or tax changes. Which will be advised by our Cruise After Sales / Air department at the time of selecting your flights
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada, and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.

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Nights 16

Adults 2

Children 0

Departure Point Sydney

Preferred Departure Date 15-10-2023

Cabin Type Interior Stateroom


Total $4,990.00

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