Day 1, ATHENS: Check in to your hotel. No meals.
Day 2, ATHENS: Free day to explore the Acropolis & the charming old "Plaka" district of Athens. Transfer to Pireas and board the overnight ferry to Santorini. (B)
Day 3, SANTORINI: The volcanic island of Santorini is thought by many to be the Atlantis of legend. Dramatic black cliffs of the volcano's caldera rise from the sea, white washed walls and blue domed churches decorate the rim. Free day to explore by foot or small boat.
Day 4, SANTORINI - PAROS: Enjoy the beaches of Santorini, visit Akrotiri or take a trip to the Black Island at the centre of the volcano. Evening ferry to Paros.
Day 5, PAROS: This island has everything you would expect of an island of the Cyclades small villages, lovely beaches, and rocky landscapes.
Day 6, PAROS: A day to relax or shop.
Days 7-8, NAXOS: Naxos is the largest and possibly most beautiful island of the Cyclades. Overnight ferry to Samos.
Day 9, SAMOS: An opportunity for a picnic excursion by Caique day boat to swim in remote coves.
Day 10, SAMOS: If weather permits, you can make a day excursion by hydrofoil to the Holy Island of Patmos.
Day 11, SAMOS - SELCUK: Free morning in Samos before taking a ferry to Kusadasi in Turkey. A short drive then brings us to Selcuk.
Day 12, SELCUK - EPHESUS: Free day in Selcuk to explore the ancient site of Ephesus or the charming town. (B)
Day 13, CANAKKALE: Today we drive north to the small town of Canakkale. (B)
Day 14, CANAKKALE - GALLIPOLI - TROY: Free day in Cannakale. There is the opportunity to visit Legendary Troy or the poignant Anzac memorials of Gallipoli. (B)
Day 15, GALLIPOLI - ISTANBUL: We cross the Dardanelles and drive to Istanbul. (B)
Day 16, ISTANBUL: A full free day to visit the highlights of the old city of Istanbul. (B)
Day 17, ISTANBUL: Tour ends after breakfast. (B)