Turkey & Greece

Treasures of the Mediterranean – A Luxury Tour of Turkey & Greece

Discover the treasures of Turkey and Greece on an unforgettable 14-day luxury small-group tour (max. 16 travellers), taking you from the colorful bazaars and bustling streets of Istanbul all the way to the feats and temples of the Ancient Greek civilization. Includes 13 nights of luxury accommodation, daily breakfasts and gourmet experiences, a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the spectacular Cappadocian landscape, a traditional Greek cooking class, all internal flights and private transportation, insider experiences with private local guides, all sightseeing and entrance fees including UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ephesus and The Acropolis, and so much more.

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Earn 4,599 Qantas Points
14 Days
TWIN SHARE - LOW SEASON
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  • VALID FOR TRAVEL IN LOW SEASON
  • 13 nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at Shangri-La Bosphorus, two nights at Argos in Cappadocia, one night at Hierapark Hotel in Pamukkale, two nights at Swissotel Buyuk Efes in Izmir, two nights at Hotel Divani Meteora in Kalembaka and three nights at Hotel Divani Palace, Athens
  • Daily breakfasts, four lunches and seven dinners
  • A selection of gourmet experiences including a tasting trail through Istanbul’s vibrant streets, dinner with a local Turkish family in Cappadocia, local wine tasting in Sirince, a hands on cooking class in Athens and a paired lunch in a local winery on the outskirts of Athens
  • All internal flights: Istanbul - Cappadocia - Izmir - Athens
  • Sunrise hot-air balloon flight over the spectacular Cappadocian landscape
  • Private airport transfers in Turkey and Greece
  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout the tour
  • Expert local English speaking guides throughout the tour
  • Insider experiences
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Visit the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar
  • Explore the Göreme Open Air Museum and Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Walk through the Pamukkale
  • Discover one of the world’s most ancient cities at the ruins of Ephesus
  • Witness monastic life at incredible Meteora
  • Visit Delphi, the navel of the ancient world
  • See the highlights of Athens on a guided tour
  • Explore the Acropolis and the streets of The Plaka
Earn 5,499 Qantas Points
14 Days
TWIN SHARE - HIGH SEASON
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  • VALID FOR TRAVEL IN HIGH SEASON
  • 13 nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at Shangri-La Bosphorus, two nights at Argos in Cappadocia, one night at Hierapark Hotel in Pamukkale, two nights at Swissotel Buyuk Efes in Izmir, two nights at Hotel Divani Meteora in Kalembaka and three nights at Hotel Divani Palace, Athens
  • Daily breakfasts, four lunches and seven dinners
  • A selection of gourmet experiences including a tasting trail through Istanbul’s vibrant streets, dinner with a local Turkish family in Cappadocia, local wine tasting in Sirince, a hands on cooking class in Athens and a paired lunch in a local winery on the outskirts of Athens
  • All internal flights: Istanbul - Cappadocia - Izmir - Athens
  • Sunrise hot-air balloon flight over the spectacular Cappadocian landscape
  • Private airport transfers in Turkey and Greece
  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout the tour
  • Expert local English speaking guides throughout the tour
  • Insider experiences
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Visit the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar
  • Explore the Göreme Open Air Museum and Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Walk through the Pamukkale
  • Discover one of the world’s most ancient cities at the ruins of Ephesus
  • Witness monastic life at incredible Meteora
  • Visit Delphi, the navel of the ancient world
  • See the highlights of Athens on a guided tour
  • Explore the Acropolis and the streets of The Plaka
Earn 6,950 Qantas Points
14 Days
SINGLE TRAVELLER - LOW SEASON
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  • VALID FOR TRAVEL IN LOW SEASON
  • 13 nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at Shangri-La Bosphorus, two nights at Argos in Cappadocia, one night at Hierapark Hotel in Pamukkale, two nights at Swissotel Buyuk Efes in Izmir, two nights at Hotel Divani Meteora in Kalembaka and three nights at Hotel Divani Palace, Athens
  • Daily breakfasts, four lunches and seven dinners
  • A selection of gourmet experiences including a tasting trail through Istanbul’s vibrant streets, dinner with a local Turkish family in Cappadocia, local wine tasting in Sirince, a hands on cooking class in Athens and a paired lunch in a local winery on the outskirts of Athens
  • All internal flights: Istanbul - Cappadocia - Izmir - Athens
  • Sunrise hot-air balloon flight over the spectacular Cappadocian landscape
  • Private airport transfers in Turkey and Greece
  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout the tour
  • Expert local English speaking guides throughout the tour
  • Insider experiences
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Visit the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar
  • Explore the Göreme Open Air Museum and Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Walk through the Pamukkale
  • Discover one of the world’s most ancient cities at the ruins of Ephesus
  • Witness monastic life at incredible Meteora
  • Visit Delphi, the navel of the ancient world
  • See the highlights of Athens on a guided tour
  • Explore the Acropolis and the streets of The Plaka
Earn 7,850 Qantas Points
14 Days
SINGLE TRAVELLER - HIGH SEASON
Sold out
  • VALID FOR TRAVEL IN HIGH SEASON
  • 13 nights of luxury accommodation including three nights at Shangri-La Bosphorus, two nights at Argos in Cappadocia, one night at Hierapark Hotel in Pamukkale, two nights at Swissotel Buyuk Efes in Izmir, two nights at Hotel Divani Meteora in Kalembaka and three nights at Hotel Divani Palace, Athens
  • Daily breakfasts, four lunches and seven dinners
  • A selection of gourmet experiences including a tasting trail through Istanbul’s vibrant streets, dinner with a local Turkish family in Cappadocia, local wine tasting in Sirince, a hands on cooking class in Athens and a paired lunch in a local winery on the outskirts of Athens
  • All internal flights: Istanbul - Cappadocia - Izmir - Athens
  • Sunrise hot-air balloon flight over the spectacular Cappadocian landscape
  • Private airport transfers in Turkey and Greece
  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout the tour
  • Expert local English speaking guides throughout the tour
  • Insider experiences
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Visit the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar
  • Explore the Göreme Open Air Museum and Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Walk through the Pamukkale
  • Discover one of the world’s most ancient cities at the ruins of Ephesus
  • Witness monastic life at incredible Meteora
  • Visit Delphi, the navel of the ancient world
  • See the highlights of Athens on a guided tour
  • Explore the Acropolis and the streets of The Plaka

In a unique journey of surprise and discovery, uncover Turkey and Greece: two of the most captivating countries in the Mediterranean. Steeped in history and pulsating with a vibrant energy, Turkey will beckon you with astonishing architecture, exotic culture and fragrant cuisines, while Greece will bewitch you with its sun-bleached ruins, blue skies and inspiring culture.

What You'll Love...

Discover Turkey - Explore Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, enjoy a sunrise hot air balloon flight in Cappadocia and taste your way through Istanbul's neighborhoods

Relive the heyday of the Byzantine Empire in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet (the Old City, formerly Constantinople) taking in the stunning construction of Hagia Sophia, said to have changed the history of architecture and lose yourself in the bustling stalls at the Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest and largest markets in the world.

Taste your way through the vibrant areas of Istanbul’s oldest neighborhoods renowned for their restaurants, cafes and bakeries – on a remarkable tasting trail taking in both the European and Asian side of this sprawling metropolis.

Soar high above the stunning Cappadocia valleys in a sunrise hot-air balloon - the ultimate vantage point from which to take in the breathtaking panorama of tall volcanic spires and deep valleys gloriously bathed in the morning light. Float between fairy chimneys and caves before landing to toast this unforgettable experience.

Pay a visit to the city of Pamukkale, also known as the "Cotton Castle", where the ruins of the ancient spa city of Hierapolis await you, and discover the incredible ancient ruins of Ephesus, one of the best-preserved classical cities in Europe.

Discover Greece – Retrace the steps of the ancient Greek gods and learn the secrets of Greek cuisine

The epic stage of Gods and heroes' deeds, referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and retaining some of the most ancient landmarks in Europe, travelling through Greece will be a spectacular journey - starting off with a night of delicacies and ouzo in one of Athens's finest taverns.

Uncover the secrets and history of the Ancient Greek civilization while exploring sanctuaries and oracles, monasteries and temples. From the magnificent UNESCO World heritage site of the Acropolis – visible from all over Athens and one of the most important sites in the Western world – all the way to the Sanctuary of Apollo, your knowledgeable guide will talk you through the legends and stories of Greek gods and heroes.

Reach the holy place of Meteora, one of Greece's most beautiful sites, an inspiring and sensational setting of rock formations with a series of monasteries perched in splendid isolation on top of incredible natural pillars.

Immerse yourself in the Greek culture: get the chance to learn the most loved recipes of the country's cuisine in a traditional hands on cooking class and learn more about local wines with a delightful visit to a winery, where you will also enjoy a delicious lunch paired to perfection with Greek wines.

The Accommodation - Experience another level of luxury in some of the most unique and opulent hotels in the world

Once a monastery, the award-winning Argos in Cappadocia offers a luxury stay like no other. This world-class boutique hotel high above the village of Uchisar has been carefully built from its surrounding terrain: ancient ruins, caves and underground tunnels. Sleep under beautifully arched stone ceilings and relax in inviting nooks and crannies at seven different mansions. Discover the ambience of the hotel’s Seki Restaurant, serving a variety of local and international dishes, as well as a wide selection of wines, produced from the property' own vineyards stored in the underground cellar.

The magical setting of the five-star Shangri-La Bosphorus in Istanbul yields deep blue waterfront views of the Bosphorus Strait. Admire the beautiful domes, Bohemian glass chandeliers and sweeping staircases, and be sure to book in for a relaxing massage at the hotel’s famed CHI Spa.

Wake up to breathtaking views over Athens's Acropolis from the Divani Palace Acropolis. This charming hotel offers elegant rooms, an outdoor pool with bar, and delicious dining options, including the summer Roof Garden restaurant, with enchanting views of the ancient heritage.

Your package includes:

  • *13 nights of luxury accommodation *including three nights at Shangri-La Bosphorus, two nights at Argos in Cappadocia, one night at Hierapark Hotel in Pamukkale, two nights at Swissotel Buyuk Efes in Izmir, two nights at Hotel Divani Meteora in Kalembaka and three nights at Hotel Divani Palace, Athens
  • Daily breakfasts, four lunches and seven dinners
  • *A selection of gourmet experiences *including a tasting trail through Istanbul’s vibrant streets, dinner with a local Turkish family in Cappadocia, local wine tasting in Sirince, a hands on cooking class in Athens and a paired lunch in a local winery on the outskirts of Athens
  • All internal flights: Istanbul - Cappadocia - Izmir - Athens
  • Sunrise hot-air balloon flight over the spectacular Cappadocian landscape
  • *Private airport transfers *in Turkey and Greece
  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout the tour
  • Expert local English speaking guides throughout the tour
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Insider experiences

The '7 day change of mind guarantee' does not apply for Tour bookings. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Luxury Escapes Refund Policy applies.

After you have made your booking, please follow the instructions on your confirmation email and ensure you complete your traveller information details within 48 hours.

Valid for select departure dates:

Low Season

13 October 2018

23 March 2019

6 April 2019

20 April 2019

5 October 2019

19 October 2019

High Season

22 September 2018

4 May 2019

18 May 2019

8 June 2019

22 June 2019

6 July 2019

7 September 2019

21 September 2019

*Important: *Please allow for travelling time from Australia. International flights are not included in your package and must be purchased separately. It is your responsibility to make your own travel arrangements and ensure that you arrive in Istanbul on your chosen tour start date.

*Instant Booking: *To secure your dates at purchase, click 'Instant Booking' and select your preferred package. Once your preferred package is selected you'll click through to 'Choose Your Dates of Travel' and will be able to enter in your preferred tour commencement date.

Twin-share package: The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 18 years or older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise, an additional single traveller surcharge will apply. Single travellers will get their own room throughout the tour.

Maximum tour capacity is 16 people, minimum tour capacity is two people.

Guests must be aged 18 years or older.

Tour includes accommodation at the following hotels:

Shangri-La Bosphorus

Argos Cappadocia

Hierapark Hotel

Swissotel Buyuk Efes

Hotel Divani Meteora

Hotel Divani Palace Acropolis

Accommodation is subject to availability and may be substituted for a hotel of a similar standard.

*Maximum Room Capacity: *The maximum room capacity is two adults.

Please note, disability access is limited during the tour, please consider this when making your booking.

Packages do not include international flights to and from Europe, visa fees, travel insurance, additional activities and upgrades and anything else not listed in the itinerary.

Travel insurance is compulsory. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Tipping and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. US$10-15 per person, per day is the industry standard).

Strictly no refunds for this package for amendments and change of date.

Arrival and departure transfers are only available on the first and last day of the tour. Any arrivals and departures outside of these days will need to make their own arrangements to/from the airport.

Travellers should have a basic level of physical fitness and mobility and must be able to negotiate uneven surfaces, climb stairs and board boats.

Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective. Proof of vaccination is not usually required unless you are coming from an infected area.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.

Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.

Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this package.

Package cannot be split.

Multiple packages cannot be purchased or combined.

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.

Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.

A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa.

The value and comparative savings have been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.

Occasionally our itineraries are updated prior to departure to incorporate improvements stemming from past travellers’ feedback as well as updates from our ground operators. Please note that while we operate successful tours in this region throughout the year, some changes may be necessary due to inclement weather and common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities may also vary from time to time.

All activities and services are subject to availability.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply.

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