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Pilgrim Cruises - Greece, Turkey

GREECE - TURKEY - 8 Day Greece and Turkey Pilgrimage Tour

Total Package Price: - R18,950.00

Reference: - GT8DAY

Hotel: - Land and Cruise Tour

Duration: - 8 Day Land and Cruise

Validity From: - 04 March – 11 March - R17,850.00 19 June – 24 June - R18,950.00


A Deposit of R3, 000 secures your seat. DONT DELAY, CONTACT US TODAY
Return economical class airfare Johannesburg, and Athens.
All taxes and fuel surcharge.
06 Nights Accommodation in 4 Star tourist class hotels (two people sharing basis).
2 Nights Accommodation on Ferry
Two meals per day.
Entrances fees to all places as on itinerary.
Travel in air-condition buses.
Porterage at the hotels
Vat & Local taxes
All transfers between airports and hotels abroad.
English speaking guide

Not Included:
Personal insurance & visas required for specific entrances (We are able to assist at a nominal fee)
Return airfare between Johannesburg and other destinations in South Africa
All Tips
Turkish visa
Port taxes ($99)
Drinks during meals

Day 1: Departure Johannesburg – Athens (Wednesday Departure)
Take an overnight flight from South Africa to Athens.

Day 2, (Thursday) Athens (Arrival: 13:25 Athens, Greece - Athens Int E. Venizelos)
Arrive in Athens and transfer to the hotel in the city center. Enjoy dinner at the hotel and get some rest so that you are ready for the rest of the tour.

Day 3, (Friday) : Cruise/Mykonos
Set sail this morning for the quaint island of Mykonos called the island of windmills. Experience the waterfront lined with shops and cafes and then stroll the charming walkways through a maze of whitewashed buildings or take an optional cruise port excursion.

Day 4, (Saturday) Turkey – Ephesus - Patmos
Docking in Turkey, enjoy a tour of Ephesus, the city of the Bible and one of the largest restorations still in progress with miles of ancient treasures. Ephesus was once a thriving port town of 250,000 people. Today you can still see the spectacular excavations of the major streets in this ancient city. Well view the Library, Agora, Temple of Artemis and visit the Basilica of St. John. The basilica is believed to be the site of the grave of John. From here well also enjoy a panoramic view of the area. This afternoon we visit the Isle of Patmos, under statutory protection as a historic monument. Here we have a tour to see the fortified monastery of St. John and the cave claimed to be where John received the Revelation. Back on the ship, enjoy the Captains dinner before settling in to your cabin for the night.

Day 5, (Sunday) : Santorini
Today visit the island of Santorini which is perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands. The town of Thira where white-washed houses, narrow streets, open-air cafes and glittering boutiques cling to steep cliffs, is accessible by foot path, cable-car or mule. You may choose to take an optional tour of sailing around an active volcano crater and swimming in the water heated by hot springs or enjoy this lovely island on foot. Again we return to the ship for dinner and evening entertainment.

Day 6, (Monday) : Disembark Cruise – Corinth/Athens
We disembark the cruise this morning and we immediately travel west with a rest stop and photos at the Corinth Canal. We then travel to the ancient city of Corinth, another treat for the New Testament scholar. Corinth is the city that inspired many of Pauls most familiar letters. See the Archaeological Museum, the Market Place, the Bema, and the Temples. To enjoy a devotional in the midst of the ruins of the church of Corinth and see the pillars, steps, and public worship place where Paul preached will enhance your understanding and love of I & II Corinthians. The ruins of this important cultural center are fascinating as we walk along the stone path that the Apostle Paul walked. After the visit to ancient Corinth we travel back to Athens to visit the Acropolis, the Parthenon, and Erectheum before viewing Athens atop Mars Hill where Paul stood and preached the truth to the Gentile nation.

Day 7: (Tuesday) Athens - Departure
Athens free day. Our Flight Back home or (Optional Tour continue to Israel)

Day 8: (Wednesday)

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