Greece Lightning

Greece Lightning

Whether you are single, married or looking to make some life-long travel buddies, this journey to Greece is where you will make the greatest memories. A trip filled with oodles of fun, you will discover the beauty of the best Greek Islands via the backroads; at times on foot or on two wheels. It provides a complete, authentic experience of Greece covering the history, architecture, food, stunning views, grand villas, street cafes, ferry rides and a great story to take back home!

Day 1 : Arrival in Athens

After your arrival in Athens, you are free to spend the rest of your day at leisure to explore as you please. A drive from the airport should be arranged on your own and our travel documents will make it simple for you to find your way to the hotel, where you shall have an overnight stay.
Meals: None


Day 2 : Athens, Acropolis

After breakfast, head for a guided tour of The Acropolis, the pride of Athens perched on a rocky hill from where one can enjoy stunning views. Later in the evening we will head out for a self-guided food walking tour that will end with a lavish four-course dinner. Athens has some of the most trendy bars and cafes and you are welcome to stay out as long as you like before returning to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 3 : Delphi Excursion

Today, you will enjoy a guided excursion to Delphi, known in ancient times as the navel of the world. You will have the opportunity to visit its stunning archaeological sites, monuments and temples including the Temple of Apollo, famous for its oracle. After lunch, you return to your hotel in Athens for the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 4 : Athens to Mykonos

After breakfast, you will be driven to Rafina and from there you take a ferry to Mykonos. On arrival at Mykonos port, check into your hotel after which you have a free day to either explore the windmills at sunset or the many cafes on the waterfront. You will stay overnight at Mykonos.
Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 : Optional trip: Full day sailing Rhenia with Sunfos

Those who have opted to sail will visit the island of Rhenia, known as the “Big Delos” via Sunfos Alessia Yachting. You may want to lay by the beach, sunbathe, snorkel, swim or grab a bite before returning to Mykonos in the evening.
Meals: Breakfast 
Full day of sailing to Rhenia with Sunfos Optional Costs – Euro 72 per person


Day 6 : Mykonos - Santorini

After breakfast, you are dropped to the port to take a ferry to Santorini. From Santorini, you are driven to your hotel. You can enjoy the day at leisure to head out for shopping or visit Oia before returning to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast


Day 7 : Santorini - Heraklion, Crete

Today you will have a guided tour to Akrotiri and Ancient Thira and then some free time for lunch. Later, you head to the Santorini port and depart for Heraklion. On arrival at Heraklion, take a walk from the port to reach the hotel Marin Dream where you will have an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 : Heraklion - Chania, Crete

After breakfast, you enjoy a guided tour to Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Knossos. Later, you travel to Chania where you will have an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast


Day 9 : Optional Excursion to The Samaria Gorge / Jeep Safari Adventure, Crete

Those who have opted for the guided 10-mile (16 km) hike will head to Samaria Gorge. You will be amazed by the high limestone cliffs and quaint villages. For those who are staying back, there are plenty of things to see and do in Crete. You may take a stroll or enjoy a healthy Mediterranean meal. Those who have opted for the safari adventure will enjoy wine tasting in one of the most famous vineyards of Crete and even a visit to an original shepherd’s hut. You will view Chania from above and also observe the wildlife of Crete with an expert guide by your side. Of course, you can choose to just wander about to the harbour which is right next to the hotel. You return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast
Samaria Gorge (Optional Costs - Euro 78 per person)
Jeep tour safari adventures (Optional Costs - Euro 65 per person)


Day 10 : Depart from Chania

After breakfast, you check out and head to the airport for your flight back home. You have the option to visit another city and extend your tour. We offer many other exciting adventure tours in cities of Europe that you can just add to this trip.
Meals: Breakfast


  • 3 Nights stay in Athens, 2 nights in Mykonos, 1 night in Santorini and 3 nights in Crete at top rated B&Bs or Boutique hotels with character
  • 9 breakfasts, one lunch and one dinner
  • Guided tour of the Acropolis and center
  • Evening self-guided food walking tour with 4-course dinner.
  • 2 x metro ticket Athens
  • Full day tour to Delphi including lunch (Seat-in-Coach)
  • Transfer from Athens-Rafina
  • Ferry boat from Rafina-Mykonos
  • Transfers port-hotel-port on Mykonos, Catamaran from Mykonos-Santorini
  • Guide on Santorini to Akrotiri and Ancient Thira
  • Transfers on Santorini port-Akrotiri-Ancient Thira (as close as possible)-Fira
  • Entrance fees for Akrotiri and Ancient Thira
  • Catamaran from Santorini-Heraklion
  • Guided tour in Heraklion center and visit the archaeological museum
  • Entrance fees for Archaeological museum Heraklion
  • Transfer from Heraklion-Chania
  • Transfer from Chania-Chania airport
Exclusions:

Any airfare, train fare, travel insurance, airport taxes & visa. Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary. All items of personal nature & tips. Entrance fees to attractions not specified in the itinerary. Extra nights at the beginning or the end of the trip. Any natural calamity which is beyond the control of the tour operator. Anything not mentioned in "Package Includes". Rooms are subject to availability. GST 5%. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms & conditions apply.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person on twin share basis. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms and conditions apply.