GREEK ISLAND HOPPER

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Sail to Incredible Sunsets and Scenery During this 10-Day Guided Tour of Greece

Set sail to Greece's most beautiful islands during this 10-day guided tour. Let a Local Expert show you Athens’ ancient Acropolis and Parthenon before setting sail for the crescent-shaped island of Santorini. Here, enjoy views of the caldera from your hotel’s pool, then toast with your fellow travelers to an unparalleled sunset over the Aegean Sea. Later, join a local geology expert to learn about how the volcanic island was formed. On Mykonos, a Local Expert will guide you in a walk of the island’s narrow alleys and iconic Cycladic houses followed by a private tasting of local delicacies. Plus, you’ll meet a Greek captain and board a vessel for a cruise along Mykonos’ stunning coast.

Greek Island Hopper Guided Tour

Santorini Caldera Lesson with Geology Expert

Learn from a local geology expert how the Santorini caldera, one of Earth’s natural wonders, was formed 3,500 years ago.
Panoramic of Oia village, the mountains and the sea, Santorini, Greece

Cruise South Mykonos with a Greek Captain

Meet a Greek captain who will take you on a traditional caique to cruise the coast of Mykonos and tell you more about life on the island.

Traditional Caique cruise from Mykonos, Greece

 

Package Price:

Start from USD 4,345 per person

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Day 1
Welcome to Athens
Dinner with Wine
Divani Caravel Hotel & Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre
Activity
An Insight host will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel, where there is time to settle in and relax. At 19:00, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and get to know your fellow travellers over a delightful evening of dinner and wine.
Day 2
Athens Sightseeing
Breakfast
Divani Caravel Hotel & Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre
Activity
Today your mythical Grecian discovery encapsulates the intriguing history of ancient Greece. Begin with an exploration revealing the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian. Next, your Local Expert takes you to the Acropolis, one of the most important ancient sites in the Western world. Crowning the top is the Parthenon, visible from almost everywhere in the city. See the Temple of Athena Nike, also known as the Temple of the Wingless Victory, and the six stone-carved caryatids that make up the Porch of the Maidens on the Erechtheion. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Day 3
Depart for Santorini
Breakfast
Costa Grand Resort & Spa and Orama Hotel & Spa
Activity
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the port for the early ferry to Santorini. Famed for the scattered white Cycladic houses that rest upon its cliffs, Santorini is a dreamy getaway. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and take time to relax. Why not take a dip in the pool? In the evening join your fellow travellers for a refreshing cocktail as you watch the sunset over the caldera and the Aegean Sea.
Day 4
Santorini
Breakfast
De Sol Hotel & Spa and Orama Hotel & Spa
Activity
Today you’ll delve into the geological history of Santorini. In the morning a local geology expert will divulge secrets about this volcanic island and the caldera, revealing the details of its formation. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Why not head out for a swim at Ammoudi Bay, to visit the Santorini Wine Museum or ask your Travel Director for some restaurant recommendations?
Day 5
Santorini at leisure
Breakfast
Costa Grand Resort & Spa and Orama Hotel & Spa
Activity
With a day at leisure, why not take the opportunity to visit the site of Akrotiri, an ancient city covered by volcanic ash and unearthed in 1967. If shopping is to your liking, spend your time walking the white walled alleyways, browsing the many shops and taking in the breathtaking views of the caldera.
Day 6
Mykonos Sightseeing
Breakfast
Porto Mykonos & Dorion Hotel
Activity
After your breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the port for the ferry sailing to Mykonos. Upon arrival you'll be transferred to your hotel. Explore the town of Mykonos with a Local Expert and discover the maze of pretty alleyways of stunning Cycladic houses, lining the island mountainside. See the famous windmills, the Matoyinnia Alleys and of course Little Venice. Later, make a welcoming stop to taste a selection of local delicacies and learn the secrets of Mykonian Cuisine.
Day 7
Mykonos at Leisure
Breakfast
Porto Mykonos & Dorion Hotel
Activity
Today you’ll have free time to explore as you wish with many exciting adventures to choose from. Why not take a transfer to the picturesque Mykonos Town and explore the beautiful port area? Or perhaps visit Delos, a small island off the coast. The island is an archaeological site that houses iconic ruins, including Doric temples, markets, an amphitheatre and mosaics. The mythological birthplace of Apollo, it is one of the most unique sights worldwide, with ongoing excavations and a beautiful small museum.
Day 8
Mykonos
Breakfast
Porto Mykonos & Dorion Hotel
Activity
Board your kaiki, a traditional boat and meet a Greek captain to cruise around the stunning, world-famous Little Venice of Mykonos. Sit back and relax as you enjoy views of the iconic windmills. (weather permitting).
Day 9
Depart Mykonos
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Divani Caravel Hotel & Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre
Activity
After breakfast at your hotel you will be transferred to the port of Mykonos to board the ship to Piraeus in Athens. Once here you will be met at the port and transferred to your Athens hotel. There is time in the afternoon for you to do some last-minute sightseeing, souvenir shopping or just relax at your hotel. Enjoy your last night with your fellow travellers at a Celebration Dinner to toast your experiences.
Day 10
Depart Athens
Breakfast
Activity
Your journey comes to an end with a transfer to Athens airport.
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includes
  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. 

  • 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).

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

  • Your stay on the islands is locally hosted. On departures with 10 or more guests, travel between islands is fully escorted.

  • High-speed ferry transfers from Athens to Mykonos and Santorini. Ferry schedules and the availability of high-speed ferries may be affected by adverse weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Porterage is not available on ferries.

  • 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).

  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.

  • 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)