Feel the sensation of classic Greek civilization and its achievements along with the splendors of three amazing Greek islands on a one-day cruise on board a lovely vessel.
The main-land tour in Peloponnese will take you back to the era of Mycenae and to the period that queen Helen’s unlawful love affair with prince Paris started the epical war of Troy. It will also take you to Olympia, the remarkable place of origin of the Olympic Games.
On the one-day cruise to the magnificent islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina, the picturesque scenes will be unfolding in front of your eyes while enjoying the sail at the comfort of the cruise ship deck. On shore visits to all three islands will be an experience to remember for a life time.
The tastes of the renown Greek cuisine, together with the finger leaking Indian meals included in the voyage, will add to the total satisfaction of all the participants.
Tour of the city of Athens by coach with photo stops.
Folklore dance and music show with local cuisine delicacies.
Tour of the monument of the Acropolis.
Tour of the modern Acropolis museum.
Walk on the Isthmus of Corinth famous bridge.
Tour of the Ancient Corinth archaeological site.
Tour of the Olympia, birth place of the Olympic Games, UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site.
Tour of the magnificent and very well maintained Ancient Messini archaeological site.
Tour of the medieval Methoni (or Pylos) castle.
Spend relaxing time while strolling the narrow streets of the traditional village of Nafplio with its huge and historical castle Palamidi.
Tour the capital city of the Mycenean civilization era.
Visit king Agamemnon’s huge dug-grave with its vast dome.
Visit the magnificent ancient theater of Epidaurus, which is still in operation today, and the vast surrounding archaeological site.
Spend precious relaxation time onboard the cruise vessel.
Visit and walk in the picturesque islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina.
Enjoy the buffet lunch on board the cruise ship and the traditional Greek live songs and dancing.
Taste the mouthwatering Indian and local cuisine meals throughout the trip.
Day 1 | Arrival in Athens
Arrival at Athens airport and transfer to a local Indian restaurant for lunch. After lunch, hotel check-in and relaxation. In the evening, Athens by night bus tour with stops at Syntagma square and the all-marble Olympic stadium. In the night, folklore show with live songs and dancing. Greek cuisine dinner.
Day 2 | Athens
After breakfast, guided Athens city tour by coach and photo stops. Next, guided tours to the Acropolis monument (on foot) and 15 minutes’ walk to the modern Acropolis museum for an indoor guided tour. Walk in the old area of Athens named Plaka for souvenir shopping. Lunch at an Indian restaurant and transfer to the hotel by coach. Free time in the evening and dinner at an Indian restaurant in the night.
Day 3 | Corinth & Ancient Olympia
Morning departure by coach heading south, towards the peninsula of Peloponnese. Stop at the famous Corinth canal. Visit of the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth. Tour of the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia, birth place of the Olympic Games. Evening arrival at the Messinia region and overnight at a local hotel.
Day 4 | Ancient Messini, Methoni & Nafplio
After breakfast, tour of the huge and very well-preserved archaeological site of Ancient Messini. Afternoon tour of the Methoni (or Pylos) medieval castle. Coach ride to the north, towards Argolis region. Evening walk at the traditional village of Nafplio, the previous capital city of Greece. Overnight at a local hotel.
Day 5 | Ancient Mycenae, Epidaurus
After breakfast, departure by coach and visit of the Ancient Mycenae and the king Agamemnon’s tomb. Afterwards, coach drive to the archaeological site of Epidaurus and tour of this famous ancient Greek monument with the great theater and the Asclepius ancient healing resort and its temples. By coach to Athens and overnight at a local hotel.
Day 6 | Three-Island Tour
Morning departure by coach to the port and embarkation of the cruise vessel for the three-island tour. Arrival first at the picturesque vehicles-free Hydra with the rich history and the famous modern night life. Second destination of the cruise, the tiny island of Poros, famous for its peacefulness and its sweets. Third stop at the island of Aegina, world known for its tasty pistachios and its traditional Greek island style village. Strolling by the shore next to the anchored small boats is a must. Arrival at the port of Athens and by coach to the hotel for overnight.
Day 7 | Athens/ airport
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for departure back home after this memorable voyage!