6 Days Athens Splendor 2019 Offer
6 DAYS, 5 NIGHTS ATHENS SPLENDOR OFFER
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- Best Western Museum (3 Star) or Similar - $1,520⁄152,000 Kes per person Sharing
The above package rates include:
- Return Economy flight tickets
- Return transfers airport-hotel-airport by private vehicle
- 5 Nights Accommodation in standard room
- Daily Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
- Organized Athens City tour with the New Acropolis Museum (Daily ** for period 14⁄01-16⁄03, the tour does not operate on Sundays)
- Organized Full Day Cruise to the 3 Saronic Islands with lunch on board (beverages are not included in the price - Daily)
- Organized Full Day Delphi with lunch (Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday ** for period 14⁄01-16⁄03 the tour does not operate on Sundays)
- Organized Full Day Argolis (Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)
- All taxes and services
Package Rates Exclude:
- Items of personal nature
- Visa fee
- Travel insurance
- Any items not mentioned above
- The rates above are per person and based on a minimum of 2 pax travelling together and sharing a standard room.
- Rates are subject to change and availability at the time of payment due to currency fluctuations, flight fare fluctuations and other factors beyond our control.
- To secure the best rates, please book as soon as possible by making a small deposit.
6 Days Athens Splendour Itinerary
Day 1: Athens
Welcome to Greece! Our driver will be waiting for you to greet you at the airport of Athens at your arrival. You will be driven to the hotel in Athens, the capital of Greece. Athens is the historical capital of Europe, with a long history, dating from the first settlement in the Neolithic age. In the 5th Century BC (the “Golden Age of Pericles”) – the culmination of Athens’ long, fascinating history – the city’s values and civilization acquired a universal significance. Over the years, a multitude of conquerors occupied Athens, and erected unique, splendid monuments - a rare historical palimpsest. In 1834, it became the capital of the Modern Greek state and in two centuries since it has become an attractive modern metropolis with unrivaled charm.
Rest of the day at leisure to check in and relax. Overnight at hotel in Athens
Day 2: Athens
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel in Athens. Today, pick up for the Organized Athens Sightseeing. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colourful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon.
Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Athens
Day 3: Athens / Saronic Cruise
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Athens
The smallest of the three islands separated from the Peloponesse by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros Town.
As the ferry sails towards Hydra, relax in the ship’s lounge or enjoy the sun and beautiful panoramic view from one of the spacious deck.
The island’s amphitheatre shape once serviced as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates. As soon as you disembark, it’s all there; the small narrow stone-paved streets waiting to be explored on foot of by the island’s traditional “vehicle”, the saddled donkey. Captivated walks along the seasinde promenade, crystal clear waters and radiant traditional fine-craft shops.
Aegina is the largest of the three islands. Aparts from its harbour there are munerous interesting sites to discover on the island, like the optional visit of the Aplea Temple which is the best breserved temple in Greece, the islands medieval capitan and the church of Saint Nicolas.
Enjoy a wonderful lunch on board and return to Athens early evening. Overnight in Athens
Day 4: Athens / Delphi tour
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Athens
Today, you will explore one of the most famous UNESCO’s world heritage site with a day tour from Athens to magical Delphi. Depart via the national highway passing by Thebes, Levadia for a short stop, you will arrive in Delphi at around noon. Famous of its theatre, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins, Delphi was considered the centre of the earth and the universe and played a central role in the classical Greek world. Pass by Castalia Spring, visit at the archaeological site of Temple of Apollo famous ofr its oracle, Athenian Treasure and the Museum of Delphi with its spectacular finds, including the unique bronze Charioteer the Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinoos. After lunch break, return to Athens via the picturesque village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese. Overnight in Athens
Day 5: Athens / Argolis Tour
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Athens.
Today, you will start for your day tour to Argolis. Depart via the coastal National highway for the Corinth Canal where you make a short stop.
Continue our way to Mycenae and visit the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. Visit the Palace, the Lionesses Gate and the tomb of Agamemnon.
Proceed through Argos, to Nafplia, the first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of Palamidi and the fortress islet of Bourtzi where you can have a short foto stop.
Continue to Epidavrus and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’s world heritage listed monument is reputed to the birthplace of Apollo’s son Askpelios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing centrer of the classical world. Epidavrus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics.
Day 6: Athens
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Athens and check out.
Pick up from your hotel to the International Airport of Athens to reach your flight back to Nairobi.
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