Greek Island Hopper

The mere mention of a Greek island holiday is enough to conjure up images of endless beaches with impossibly blue waters glittering under perpetual sunshine. Good news: the real thing offers this...& more. Starting with the ancient wonders of Athens, join us as we travel between the Mediterranean paradises of Santorini, Paros & Mykonos, each with its own enticing beaches, charming towns & timeless villages, fit for exploring.
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Price:
R22 200
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DETAILS
Starting fromR22 200
Package ValiditySelected departures between: 31 MAR 2018 - 12 MAY 2018 & 04 - 13 OCT 2018.
Duration10 days
DestinationGreece
Starts inAthens
Ends inAthens
Age GroupThis is a group tour for ages 18 - 39 years.

Description


- 9 nights hotel accommodation
- Breakfast daily & 2 dinners
- Island ferry transfers
- Tramsfers to & from ferry ports & hotels
- Assistance of a local Trip leader
- Touring & sightseeing of all sites as per itinerary

 

** High season supplements starting from an additional R1400 per person apply for set departures between 19 MAY 2018 - 14 JUN 2018 & 11 AUG 2018 - 29 SEP 2018 

** High season supplements starting from an additional R2700 per person apply for set departures between 16 JUN 2018 - 09 AUG 2018

 

Day 1

Athens, Greece

Meet the crew & dump your gear. Get the lowdown at a welcome meeting before hitting the Old Town streets of Plaka & Monastiraki. Tonight's all about making besties between dance moves.

Day 2

Athens

Orient yourself on this morning's walking tour & tick off the Greek Parliament & Syntagma Square. Then, drop your jaw at the Acropolis. Hop on an optional trip to Cape Sounion, the southernmost point in Greece. Cue coastal views of the Saronic Gulf & ancient columns for a different kind of #throwback. More of an urbanite? Take the rest of the day to get lost – you're free until dinner. Tonight: Greek grub & live entertainment at a traditional taverna.

Included today:
-Walking tour of Athens

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Day trip to Cape Sounion

Day 3

Athens to Mykonos

Rise & shine. We're off to Mykonos. Walk off your sea legs on a tour of the town. Then, doll up & hit the streets to discover why this island is nicknamed the Ibiza of Greece.

Included today:
-Walking tour of Mykonos

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 4

Mykonos

Delos Island in the AM to check out the birthplace of Apollo aka the sun god (optional) or sleep in & worship the rays on your own time. Tonight? Dance off that heat haze.

Included today:
-Paradise Beach hike

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Half day trip to Delos Island

Day 5

Mykonos to Paros

More chalky villages, skyblue churches & laze-worthy beaches on the horizon. Next up: Paros. Get your bearings on a walking tour before cutting loose to explore. Pro tip: grub it up in Parikia Town for the best restaurants & bars.

Included today:
-Walking tour of Parikia

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 6

Paros

Another free day for the win. Alternate between ocean dips & naps on the beach or take off on an optional tour of the island. You'll see the church of Ekatontapiliani, the Naoussa fishing village & the famous Kolymbithres beach for lunch & a swim. Hungry for more? Byzantine footpaths connect old school villages through Instagram-able landscapes. Your feed will be all #nofilter.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Day trip to Ekatontapiliani, Naoussa & Kolymbithres

Day 7

Paros to Santorini

Back on the ferry & on to Santorini. Get ready for romcom worthy landscapes (it's a honeymoon hotspot for a reason) & views to write home about. Get oriented on a walking tour of Fira town before witnessing the epic sunset on an optional visit to car-free Oia. After dark, hit the local taverns to mingle with the locals.

Included today:
-Walking tour of Fira

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Visit Oia to watch the sunset

Day 8

Santorini

Sail out to the island's volcano for an optional hike up King George to Instagram the active crater. Bonus: natural hot springs & mud masks. Nap time or free time – you decide.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Full day volcano excursion

Day 9

Santorini to Athens

Whip out your camera & snap one last shot of the postcard-worthy scenery on your last free morning. We're catching the ferry back to Athens for a final dose of ancient architecture & tragic myths. Oh yeah, & a night out with your new friends.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 10

Athens

Should you stay or should you go? Your call. We're outta here after breakfast.

Meals:
-Breakfast