4.1
8 reviews
Classic Greece - Encounters Travel
7 days

Classic Greece

From Athens to Athens
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
Max group size:
20
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
91346
From
US $1,310
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Itinerary

Start and end in Athens! With the in-depth cultural tour Classic Greece, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Athens, Greece and 4 other destinations in Greece. Classic Greece includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Athens, transfer to hotel
  2. Day 2: Athens, city tour
  3. Day 3: Mycenae, Palamidi fortress & Nafplion
  4. Day 4: Olympia, drive to Delphi
  5. Day 5: Tour of Delphi, then through Central Greece to Kalambaka
  6. Day 6: Clifftop monasteries of Meteora. Return to Athens
  7. Day 7: Athens, transfer to airport
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
6 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Itinerary
    Good
    4.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Good
    3.8
  • 4.5
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  • Classic Greece reviewer 1
    · January 02, 2020
    Horrible tour. Bait and switch for our first day which required threats to get what was promised and then the second best stop was closed and not an emergency closure but one which was scheduled but tour did not bother to check so we got to see one of... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Timothy, Thank you for your post-tour feedback. I'm very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the tour. We have already been in contact with you directly via the TourRadar console, and have offered a significant refund for the issue encountered at... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • SA
    · December 02, 2019
    Very organized the transfer pick up was friendly. Hotel accommodations were excellent. Our driver is well experienced and drive safe. Tour guide is okay and enjoy the great adventures in Greece.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • PO
    · November 26, 2019
    We had a great experience and enjoyed all the activities and site we went to. Thanks for a great time!
    Trip date: November 2019
  • VL
    · April 24, 2018
    We were not given accurate information by Encounters Travel. While this was being resolved, my parents experienced harassment and threats to their safety. Even once it had been resolved they continued to be harassed despite the agreement they had... Show more
    Trip date: April 2018
  • SS
    · April 10, 2018
    The tour was very good and covered most of the sights that I wanted to see. The City tour on day 2 was only for half day and I took the option to visit Cape Sounio with the tour company (not part of the overall tour). It was well worth a visit to see... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Shanthi, Thanks for taking the time to get back to us with this feedback and for your fantastic review, we very much appreciate your 5-star rating! Thank you also for your tips on the itinerary and the additional day trip on day 2. We do... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
  • SS
    · April 05, 2018
    The tour was compact and very well organised. The locations were ideal and beautiful with lovely hotels (Hotel Europa, Olympia and Amalia Hotel in Delphi).
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    Trip date: March 2018
  • ML
    · March 05, 2018
    Our trip to Greece was very well organized. The tour guide Matthew worked very hard, and we were picked up at the airport and sent back without a hitch. When we got to the hotel, a tour rep Effie came to greet us and explain every part of the tour as... Show more
    Trip date: February 2018
  • FB
    · September 29, 2017
    We were a family of six. My 3 sons whose ages ranged from 17 to 22, my mum 73, my husband and me in a wheelchair. You would think that's a tricky bunch to please. But everyone on the team, Effie, Cassandra and our driver went out of their way to make... Show more
    Trip date: September 2017

Dates & Availability

7 days
Classic Greece
From Athens to Athens
No credit card fees
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FAQs

    • I'm wondering how much time is spent on a bus and how much time is spent walking/hiking?

      The majority of this tour is spent sightseeing with your tour guide,we really can't give you exact number of hours as this will depend on the group dynamics and how much free time is requested at each of the places being visited.

    • How much time is spent on a bus?

      These are the approximate driving durations for each day of the tour, however please do bear in mind that these are only approximate and local conditions could result in these being different whilst on the ground.

      Day 1 - Very little, just the airport transfer - max. 1 hour.
      Day 2 - Again, very little on this day as this day is spend in Athens.
      Day 3 - Athens to Olympia takes around 4 hours, however this will be broken up with various stops throughout the day.
      Day 4 - Olympia to Delphi takes approximately 3.5 hours.
      Day 5 - The journey from Delphi back to Athens normally takes around 2.5 hours.
      Day 6 - Airport Transfer only, around 1 hour.

    • What is the maximum capacity of the tour?

      Our Greece small-group tours run with a maximum of 26 travellers, and a minimum of 2.

    • Can you also arrange flights?

      TourRadar is an online booking portal for group tours only, we are not a travel agency so we cannot arrange flights for you, we reccommend using skyscanner.com or kayak.com to find the best possible price for international flights.

    • Is a departure transfer available?

      Yes, you can be provided with a departure transfer on the final day at anytime.

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    Good to Know

    • About the country

      Currencies

      Euro
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      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccines

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Greece. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 28 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 July 2020, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Encounters Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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