Description

Type of Tour:Island Hopping Package
Operates:Daily in summer
Duration:7 nights / 8 days
Visit:Athens – Mykonos – Santorini – Athens
Includes:
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Athens
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Mykonos
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Santorini
  • All transfers in Athens on a private basis, transfers in the islands by shuttle bus
  • Ferry tickets (economy class): Athens – Mykonos (07:30-12:45)
  • Hydrofoil tickets (economy class): Mykonos – Santorini (13:50-16:30), Santorini – Athens (12:15-16:55)
  • All local taxes and service fees except for the Accommodation Tax
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=breakfast)
Excludes:
  • Airfare and airport taxes
  • Any optional sightseeing tours
  • Extras at hotels and meals not mentioned
  • Visa costs travel insurance and tipping
  • Greek Accommodation Tax – to be paid on the spot (approx. Euro 1.50 – 4.00 per room per night)
Notes:
  • The tour operates with a minimum of 2 persons.
  • Ferry and hydrofoil times are approximate and subject to change.
Aerial view over Athens

Full Itinerary

Day 1:  ATHENS 

On arrival at Athens airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight:  Athens

Day 2:  ATHENS – MYKONOS

You will be collected at your hotel and transferred to the port for your ferry to Mykonos (approx. 6 hours). On arrival on Mykonos, Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island and a whitewashed paradise in the Cyclades, you will be transferred to your hotel in Mykonos.
Overnight:  Mykonos  (B)

Day 3:  MYKONOS

Enjoy the beach, the sun and the fun of this unique island. One of the most famous destinations worldwide and a favourite holiday spot of the jet set, Mykonos is extremely beautiful and well known for its bare hills, the amazing sandy beaches, the white country chapels and the Cycladic architecture.
Overnight:  Mykonos  (B)

Day 4:  MYKONOS – SANTORINI

You will be collected at your hotel and transferred to the port, for the ferry to Santorini. On arrival on Santorini you will be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight:  Santorini  (B)

Day 5 – Day 6:  SANTORINI

There is a lot to see on the volcanic paradise in the Cyclades that is Santorini, and for the next two days you will be entirely at leisure to do so. Cousteau looked for the lost city of Atlantis on Santorini. The present-day shape of the island is a consequence of the activity of the volcano in prehistoric times feeding the myth of the lost Atlantis. Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion dating back 3,600 years and which created the current geological caldera and some of the surrounding islands. Crescent-shaped Santorini (or Thíra), the precious gem of the Aegean, is actually a group of islands consisting of Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni in the southernmost part of Cyclades.

There is much to see. One could walk the busy streets of Fira, Santorini’s capital, or visit Pyrgos offering the best panoramic view of the island. Or discover what any of the numerous smaller settlements still has to offer as you wander their narrow cobblestone streets and admire the little white chapels, the cave white houses and the blue windows which have come to act as romantic symbols of the island. Or you could book an optional tour to explore some of the other islands nearby. However you choose to spend these two days though make sure that on at least one you experience the famous sunset in Oia, an experience not to be missed.
Overnight:  Santorini  (B)

Day 7:  SANTORINI – ATHENS

You will be collected at your hotel and transferred to the port, for your ferry to Athens.  On arrival at the port, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight:  Athens  (B)

Day 8:  ATHENS

After breakfast you will be transferred to Athens Airport.  (B)

Rates

Rates on request, please email: travel@itt.co.za