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Greek Island Experience
DATES TBD

ITINERARY

Day 1

The historical city of Athens, the heart of Ancient Greece and the country’s capital, is where we will kick off our tour. Join us at the hotel for introductions over olives and a glass of local Greek wine. After, we’ll navigate our way, past ancient ruins, to a quaint taverna near the Acropolis for a welcome dinner.

What's included? Welcome Drink / Orientation Walk / Dinner / Overnight Athens (D)

Day 2

We’ll start the day off early in Athens with a walking tour to get acquainted with the ancient city. We’ll visit the Acropolis, of utmost architectural and historical significance, and the Parthenon, the former temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. After, we’ll head to the Ancient Agora, which in modern Greek means “marketplace,” and wander through the streets of Monastiraki for market shopping, everything from artisanal soap to handmade sandals. We’ll break for a delicious souvlaki lunch together before venturing to the National Archaeological Museum to view the Akrotiri frescoes discovered during the excavation of ancient Thera (Santorini). The night is yours to enjoy dinner and perhaps some Greek music and dancing.

What's included? Breakfast / Historic Walk / Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Site Acropolis, Parthenon and Ancient Agora / Lunch / National Archeological Museum / Overnight Athens (B,L)

Day 3

We’ll get our zen going early with morning yoga overlooking the Acropolis. After breakfast, we’ll gather our bags, check out of the hotel and head down to the marina for the ferry to Mykonos, a whitewashed cosmopolitan island in the heart of the Cycladic island chain. We’ll arrive in the afternoon to check into our beachside hotel and then enjoy a toes-in-the-sand dinner together with the Aegean sea lapping at our feet.

What's included? Yoga Session / Breakfast / Ferry to Mykonos / Dinner / Overnight Mykonos (B,D)

Day 4

Enjoy a seaview morning yoga session followed by breakfast. Afterward we’ll hop a boat for a day trip to Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the mythological birthplace of the Greek god Apollo. After a climb to the highest spot, Mount Kynthos, we’ll have a guided meditation session on the uninhabited island before lunch. Our afternoon will be spent at the spa with your choice of treatment. No matter what you choose, you’ll luxuriate under expert hands, who will soothe away any kinks or lingering tension. Hit the steam room or sauna for as long as you’d like, as the rest of the day and dinner is for you to enjoy on your own.

What's included? Yoga Session / Breakfast / Boat Trip to UNESCO World Heritage Site Delos / Meditation Session / Lunch / Spa Treatment / Overnight Mykonos (B,L)

Day 5

Enjoy an early yoga session, a morning to sleep in or a swim in the cerulean sea, and then breakfast at the hotel before we check out. We’ll catch the ferry over to the small island of Antiparos, in the heart of the southern Aegean. We’ll disembark, check in to our seaside hotel and meet with a local herbalist who will give a lesson on different Greek herbs, during which you can prepare your own tea with your favorite combination. Savor a relaxed afternoon before we meet for dinner together at a seaside taverna.

What's included? Yoga session / Breakfast / Ferry to Antiparos / Session with Local Herbalist / Dinner / Overnight Antiparos (B,D)

Day 6

After a cleansing morning meditation session and breakfast, we’ll ferry over to neighboring island Paros and head to the lovely hilltop village of Lefkes for a tour. Afterward, enjoy lunch on your own at any of the traditional tavernas before we continue our tour around Paros with stops in whitewashed villages near the sparkling sea. In the late afternoon, we’ll return to Antiparos for a cooking lesson. Learn the secrets to traditional Greek recipes and then we will feast on the fruits of our labor for dinner.

What is included? Meditation Session / Breakfast / Ferry to and from Paros and Island Tour / Cooking Lesson and Dinner / Overnight Antiparos (B,D)

Day 7

Indulge in a morning yoga session or quiet time to yourself, as well as breakfast, before we board a ferry to our final island Santorini. Grab a spot on deck as we glide into the caldera by boat to catch a first glimpse of this beautiful Cycladic island with whitewashed buildings carved into the cliffs of the rugged landscape. After we arrive and drop our bags at the hotel, we’ll embark on a trip to view the ruins at Akrotiri, the excavation of which uncovered one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. Once back at the hotel, grab a cocktail and watch the technicolor sunset from your private balcony before we make our way to a local taverna for dinner.

What's included? Yoga session / Breakfast / Ferry to Santorini / Trip to Akrotiri Archaeological Site / Dinner / Overnight Santorini (B,D)

Day 8

We’ll wake early and get a real lay of the land of Santorini with the famous Fira to Oia hike, a six-mile span with stunning island and caldera views. Before we depart, we’ll take a look at the Prehistoric Museum in Fira, a highly rated treasure with extraordinary archeological finds. Once we arrive in Oia, we’ll have a chance to wander the small coastal village before we enjoy a delicious traditional lunch together. You are free to stay in Oia to explore and shop, or head back to the hotel for an afternoon off and dinner on your own.

What's included? Breakfast / Visit to Prehistoric Museum in Fira / Fira to Oia Hike / Lunch / Overnight Santorini (B,L)

Day 9

Starting in Fira, we’ll head down to the Old Port, whether via a short walk or cable car, for a boat tour to Nea Kameni, a volcanic landform within Santorini’s caldera. Once there, we’ll hike up over the dormant volcano for breathtaking vistas. After circling around to the other side of the island, we’ll soak in the thermal hot springs at Palia Kameni, a second volcanic island within the caldera. A healthy boxed lunch will be waiting for you on the boat before we loop back around to Fira. Tonight, we’ll end our time together in Greece with a special farewell dinner and maybe some Greek dancing!

What's included? Breakfast / Boat Trip to Nea Kameni and Palia Kameni / Volcano Hike / Visit to Hot Springs / Boat Lunch / Farewell Dinner / Overnight Santorini (B,L,D)

Day 10

An optional morning yoga session will be available for you whether you plan to catch a flight back to Athens, stick around a few extra days in Santorini or journey to another island altogether.

What is included? Yoga session / Breakfast (B)

PRICING

$3,790

Included:

9 nights accommodation

Inter-island ferries

Most meals as specified (B- breakfast, L- lunch, D- dinner)

Yoga and meditation sessions

Transportation to and from activities and ports

Historic Athens walking tour including Acropolis and Ancient Agora

Visit to National Archaeological Museum

Boat trip to Delos

Spa treatment

Session with local herbalist

Paros island tour

Cooking demonstration and lesson

Trip to Akrotiri archaeological site

Fira Prehistoric Museum visit

Fira to Oia hike

Boat trip to Nea Kameni and Palia Kameni

Volcano hike and hot springs swim

Not Included:

Roundtrip flights to Greece

Transportation to and from arrival and departure airport

Travel insurance (mandatory)

Any additional meals, alcohol, personal expenses, activities, transportation or spa appointments not listed as included on the itinerary

Payment and Cancellation Policy:

A $500 deposit is required to hold your spot, which is refundable until 6 months prior to tour start date. Your spot is not reserved until we receive your deposit. If deposit is paid within 6 months of tour start date, deposit is non-refundable. Balance of payment is due 90 days prior to tour start date. If full payment is received at time of booking, you may cancel until 90 days prior to tour start date to receive a refund, less the $500 deposit. No refunds are possible if cancellation is received within 90 days of tour start date. You will receive a Paypal invoice to the email provided on the booking page with payment instructions. We accept Paypal and all major credit cards.