ATHENS & THREE CONTINENTS CRUISE

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Cruise to Ancient Sites in Greece, Egypt & Israel on an 11-Day Guided Tour

Sail across the Aegean Sea on a one-week luxury cruise that takes you across three continents. Start in Athens, where a Local Expert will guide you through the Parthenon and Acropolis — and walk through the Arch of Hadrian, where the Roman Emperor of the same name once stood. Board your vessel and relax as you cruise the sea, sampling the spicy and aromatic dishes of Mediterranean cuisine. Travel to Cairo and visit the ancient Pyramids of Giza, towering royal tombs where pharaohs have been laid to rest. And join a Local Expert at Ephesus, the remains of an ancient city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Athens and Three Continents Cruise Guided Tour

 

Package Price:

Start from USD 3,085 per person

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USD 3,085
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Day 1
Arrive Athens
Divani Caravel Hotel, Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre
Activity
Welcome to Athens. Famed for its iconic ruins, delicious cuisine and its fascinating myths, where better to start your cruise? Once you arrive in the Greek capital, you’ll be transferred to your beautiful hotel, where you begin your Grecian journey in style. Meet your fellow travellers for a Welcome Drink and rest up before your adventure begins tomorrow.
Day 2
Athens Sightseeing
Breakfast
Divani Caravel Hotel, Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre
Activity
Get ready for a fun-filled day exploring the city. Delve into the history of Athens as you discover its iconic sights with a Local Expert. Take in the grandeur of former temple, Parthenon, and ancient citadel Acropolis, which is situated above the city.
Day 3
Getting ready to sail
Dinner with Wine
MV Celestyal Crystal
Activity
This afternoon, board your home for the majority of the trip, MV Celestyal Crystal or similar. Settle into your stateroom cabin as tonight you set sail for Egypt.
Day 4
Sailing to Egypt
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
MV Celestyal Crystal
Activity
Today you continue cruising the Mediterranean as you make your way to Egypt. Make the most of your time relaxing on-board in the cruises spa and lounges. While cruising, enjoy an exquisite variety of Mediterranean dishes as well as flavours, aromas and spices from around the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served onboard daily. Vegetarian options are available for those who require them. Your cruise includes a selection of alcoholic beverages and non alcoholic hot and cold beverages are included.
Day 5
Port Said
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
MV Celestyal Crystal
Activity
Today you’ll arrive in Port Said where you have the choice to unwind or venture out and explore Cairo on an included full day experience. Marvel at the remains of the ancient world when you visit the ancient Pyramids of Giza, the mighty Sphinx and National Archaeological Museum.
Day 6
Discovering Ashdod
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
MV Celestyal Crystal
Activity
This morning disembark in Ashdod the gateway of Israel You may choose to explore Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, and vibrant Jerusalem.
Day 7
Adventures on Cyprus
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
MV Celestyal Crystal
Activity
Enjoy a relaxed morning and make the most of your vessel's facilities, before disembarking in Limassol. Perhaps explore Paphos, or spend the afternoon walking on Limassol's promenade.
Day 8
Myth and Legend of Rhodes
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
MV Celestyal Crystal
Activity
Upon arrival at Rhodes, chosen by the Crusaders as their fortified headquarters, the day is yours to explore at your own pace. Perhaps join an optional guided experience and walk the streets of the old town surrounded by medieval walls and explore the ancient buildings. In the evening, your cruise continues to Kusadasi.
Day 9
On to Kusadasi
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
MV Celestyal Crystal
Activity
Arrive in Kusadasi and embark on a half-day tour of Ephesus with a Local Expert. This ancient Greek city and UNESCO World Heritage site was founded by the Carian and Lelegs in the 10th century BC and is a must-see during your time here. End the day with a delicious meal onboard your ship.
Day 10
Disembark in Athens
Breakfast
Divani Caravel Hotel, Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre
Activity
You’ll end your trip in Athens where you’ll enjoy a final night in your beautiful hotel.
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includes
  • On departures with 8 or more guests, personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.

  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.

  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

  • From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.

  • 7 nights aboard your mid-size cruise ship featuring air-conditioned cabins with private facilities, outdoor pool, fitness centre, beauty salon, casino, bars & restaurants.

  • You will enjoy the services of a Cruise Director, while on board, and all port taxes and crew gratuities are included.

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily onboard your ship and we provide a complimentary drinks package, featuring a selection of alcoholic, soft drinks and hot beverages.

  • Transfers are included between Insight hotels and cruise port. Complimentary transfers from/to Athens Airport are available on arrival and departure days, or with additional accommodation booked through Insight Vacations.

  • Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).

  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. In Athens, your knowledgeable local Insight host will ensure your time in this city is seamless.

  • Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.

  • We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.

  • Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

 

excludes
  • All international / domestic flights, taxes & fees

  • All personal expenses & porterage

  • Travel visa application (if needed)

  • Gratuities / Tipping & Travel insurance coverage

  • High season surcharge (if applicable)