Day 1: India – Athens
Arrival to Athens Airport, Meet & Assist by our representative and transfer to your hotel.
Free afternoon at leisure.
Day 2: City Tour
After breakfast proceed for Athens City tour including visit to New Acropolis Museum. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma). On the Acropolis visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that “puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon. Continue and visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The new Acropolis museum
Day 3: Full Day Delphi
After breakfast proceed for Delphi Full Day tour Including Lunch Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus – Levadia and Arachova (short stop on the way back). Arrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the “Omphalos” (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians andthe Temple of Apollo.
Day 4: One day Cruise with Hydra, Poros, Aegina
Breakfast. Proceed for one Day Cruise tour including Lunch on board. In the morning we take you by bus, from Athens to Piraeus for your embarkation to the cruise boat. At 8h15 the ship sails for Hydra. Here you have free time for a walk or a swim. Embarkation and sail for Poros, the smallest of the three islands, separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros Town. Your time at leisure in Poros will be about 60 minutes. The lunch will be served during the voyage. Time will fly quickly….and after a two hour trip we shall arrive to our last port of call, the island of Aegina. Where you have time for a swim. Optional excursion, by bus, to the fine preserved Temple of Afea Athena. Embarkation for the voyage of return to the port. Arrive to Piraeus, late in the afternoon.
Day 5: Cape Sounion tour
Drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand.On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore.
After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
Day 6: Athens – India
Breakfast.Proceed to airport for flight back home.