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8 Day Majestic Greece Premium Small Group Tour

8 Day Majestic Greece Premium Small Group Tour

This tour is fully escorted by a dedicated tour leader who will accompany you throughout the tour. If your trip includes multiple countries, you will be met by a new tour leader in each country and any internal flights included will be unescorted.

Escorted Type
Fully Escorted

This is considered a fast-paced tour. In order to explore as much as possible, this tour may require early starts and long travel days. One to two nights at one destination is standard. While some free time may be scheduled, most sightseeing is included throughout this tour. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and some activities will be conducted on uneven or steep terrain. You will be required to handle your own luggage. To ensure this trip is right for you, any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aid, then this tour is not suitable.

Pace
Lively Pace

These tours are our proudest creations. They have been crafted for Inspiring Vacations travellers exclusively, with personal and unique experiences in mind. Please see the Important Information on your selected tour for exact group size. Enjoy features such as hand-picked accommodation, a sampling of the region’s best culinary delights, and a range of optional activities to choose from to best suit your travel style.

Group Size
Small Group

Take advantage of our 7 day cooling-off period. 

Cooling Off Period
7 Days
Small Group Tour
293 people have travelled to this destination

✓ Small group tour, up to 24 guests only
✓ Incredible guided sightseeing including Athens Acropolis and Parthenon Temple, Delphi, Olympia, and Meteora 
✓ Wine tasting at a local winery in Nemea
✓ 7 nights in comfortable and central 4-star accommodation
✓ Breakfast daily, 5 dinners (including 1 dinner with Greek folklore show, 1 traditional Greek taverna with complimentary wine and 1 dinner at a local family farm with traditional music) 
✓ Fully escorted by a professional English-speaking tour guide
✓ Comfortable, dedicated transportation throughout
✓ Airport transfers
✓ In-depth sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary 
✓ Tipping at hotels and restaurants, taxes and porterage charges 

✈ Needing international airfares to accompany your Inspiring Vacation? You will be able to access our flight portal after securing your package to add international airfares to your booking.

What we love about this tour

Travel with the experts for a carefully curated, value-packed discovery of the world's most iconic destinations. Our tours are bursting with must-see sights, rich experiences and quality inclusions, all at an unbeatable price. Bucket list dreams are ticked off on these all-encompassing journeys.

Itinerary

Hotel
Grand Hyatt Athens or Similar

Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel by private transfer.
In the afternoon, gather in the hotel's Reception Desk area to meet your Tour Director for a welcoming meeting. This is also an opportunity to get acquainted with your fellow travellers.

Enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure and settle into your accommodation at the hotel.

Arrival airport transfers are included as part of your package. You will be met upon arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

If Inspiring Vacations has not provided your international airfares, please ensure you provide your flight details via your Traveller Hub portal no later than 90 days prior to travel so that your transfers can be confirmed.

Please note: if you are arriving early and have made your own arrangements prior to your tour commencing, airport transfers will not be included. However, if you are purchasing pre-nights accommodation as part of your Inspiring Vacations package, airport transfers will still be provided to the starting hotel.

Hotel
Grand Hyatt Athens or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Embark on a captivating journey through ancient Greece with your expert guide as you delve into a comprehensive city tour of the birthplace of western civilization. Immerse yourself in the iconic sights, including the renowned Acropolis and the Parthenon Temple, tracing the footsteps of historical figures like Socrates and Plato. Along the way to the Acropolis, enjoy a scenic drive with photo stops featuring landmarks such as the Acropolis Museum, the Royal Palace, Temple of Zeus, and Agora and Hadrian’s Arch. 

In the afternoon explore Athens at your own leisure before heading to a local restaurant for an authentic Greek culinary experience. A folklore show and complimentary house wine will complement your experience.

Hotel
Liberty Hotel of Nafplio or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Following a delightful Greek breakfast, set off on a scenic journey toward Corinth. Explore this historically significant ancient city with your expert guide.

Continue the journey to the great Greek kingdom of Mycenae and its wonders, including the Beehive Tombs, the Lion Gate, and the renowned Agamemnon’s Royal Palace. The day's highlight awaits at Epidaurus, home to the ancient theatre and Sanctuary of Asclepius, whose snake-coiled staff remains the symbol of medicine to this day. 

Moving on to Nafplion, a captivating Venetian town, prepare your taste buds for a wine-tasting adventure at a local winery in Nemea. 

Return to Nafplion for dinner and a restful night at the hotel.

Hotel
Europa Hotel Olympia or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast embark on a city tour of Nafplion led by your expert guide. Explore the city's captivating highlights, while soaking in the medieval ambiance of the old town. 

Enjoy a scenic drive through the Arcadia Mountains en route to ancient Olympia, the site of the inaugural Olympics in the 8th century BC. In the evening, enjoy a dinner hosted by a local family at their olive farm and vineyard. Traditional music and dances will complement your dinner.  

Hotel
Kastalia Boutique Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

Continue your journey into ancient history with your local expert and Travel Director. Uncover the fascinating mythology and remarkable sights, including the original Olympic Site, Temple of Hera, and Zeus. Traverse the picturesque coastline on your way to the lively city of Patras, the regional capital of Western Greece. 

Travel inland to explore Delphi where you will spend the night.

Hotel
Divani Meteora Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Follow in the footsteps of ancient Greeks and uncover the impressive ruins of the Temple of Apollo and the statues of athletes commemorating him through the Pythian Games. 

In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic drive to the renowned site of Spartan defence led by King Leonidas during the Persian Wars. Drive inland Greece via the Pouramaki Pass, heading toward the charming village of Kalambaka where you will spend the night.

Hotel
Grand Hyatt Athens or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Continue the journey to the impressive monasteries of Meteora, suspended beside colossal rock formations. Explore this remarkable UNESCO World Heritage site alongside an expert local guide, delving into the Eastern Orthodox monasteries. 

Following a scenic journey across the Greek mainland back to Athens, check into your hotel to freshen up before your farewell dinner. Gather with your fellow travellers and indulge in the delicious local cuisine at a traditional Greek taverna, complemented by complimentary house wine.

Meals
Breakfast

Your tour comes to an end today after breakfast. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Departure transfers are included as part of your package. You will be collected from your hotel at the appropriate time and transferred to the airport to meet your flight.

If Inspiring Vacations has not provided your international airfares, please ensure you provide your flight details via your Traveller Hub portal no later than 90 days prior to travel so that your transfers can be confirmed.

Inclusions

  • Small group tour, up to 24 guests only
  • Incredible guided sightseeing including Athens Acropolis and Parthenon Temple, Delphi, Olympia, and Meteora 
  • Wine tasting at a local winery in Nemea
  • 7 nights in comfortable and central 4-star accommodation
  • Breakfast daily, 5 dinners (including 1 dinner with Greek folklore show, 1 traditional Greek taverna with complimentary wine and 1 dinner at a local family farm with traditional music) 
  • Fully escorted by a professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Comfortable, dedicated transportation throughout
  • Airport transfers included on the first and last day of your tour
  • In-depth sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Tipping at hotels and restaurants, taxes and porterage charges  

  • Athens - Enjoy a city tour and discover the unique UNESCO-listed Acropolis and the Parthenon Temple, including the Acropolis Museum, the Royal Palace, Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Zeus and Agora. 
  • Mycenae - Explore the wonders of Mycenae and the Beehive Tombs, the Lion Gate and Agamemnon’s Royal Palace.
  • Epidaurus - Admire the ancient theatre and Sanctuary of Asclepius.
  • Nafplion - Wander in the charming medieval town of Nafplion. 
  • Nemea - Indulge in a wine tasting to a local winery in Nemea.
  • Olympia - Visit the birthplace of the Olympics, Olympic Site, Temple of Hera and Zeus.
  • Olympia - Enjoy a delightful dinner with a local family on their farm accompanied by authentic traditional music and dances.
  • Patras - Explore the lively city of Patras.
  • Delphi - See one of the most important archaeological sites of Ancient Greece including the Temple of Apollo.
  • Meteora - Discover the charming village of Kalambaka and the UNESCO-listed Meteora and the Eastern Orthodox monasteries.

Fine Print

This product requires full payment upfront to secure your booking.
 
Once you have created your booking you will be directed to your invoice to choose your preferred payment method.

This is a land only package.

This package does not include international airfares. If you would like to add airfares to your booking our flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub. The flight portal will allow you to search for all available airfares to your destination. The function works like most general flight search engines allowing you to select your preferred airline, book different cabin classes (eg. Business class) and view flight durations and transit times to your destination. 

The flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub once the following criteria has been met:

  • Your booking is confirmed
  • Your departure date is within 11 months
  • You  have completed your passenger detail form

Visit our Flight Hub for more information on terms and conditions, amending your flights and information on luggage allowances. 

Some of our packages will include airport transfers in either one or both directions when arriving or departing from your destination. To know if transfers are included please view the ‘inclusions’ section of your selected package. If airport transfers are stated, transfers will be included as advised.

If transfers are not included, we also offer the option to book your airport transfers using our online portal. Access to this portal is available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed. Transfers are readily available and do not need to be booked until your final hotel list has been confirmed. Once you have made a transfer booking, please refer to your confirmation email for all transfer details including a local contact number for the transfer company.

If you book pre and/or post-tour accommodation on your own arrangement, and the tour includes transfers, note that these will be forfeited. The transfers are only provided in line with the tour dates and pre and/or post-tour accommodation purchased through Inspiring Vacations when available.

It is the traveller's responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return. Visas may be required for your destination. For further visa information, click here.

Fitness Requirements
While the tour itinerary should give you some guidance and overview to the expected requirements, to determine if this tour is right for you we categorise each of our tours in terms of their intensity. These guidelines are to ensure that each tour group is conducted as expected and to ensure the overall satisfaction of all Inspiring Vacations customers.

This particular tour is categorised as a “4”.

Lively:  This is considered a fast-paced tour. In order to explore as much as possible, this tour may require early starts and long travel days. One to two nights at one destination is standard. While some free time may be scheduled, most sightseeing is included throughout this tour. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and some activities will be conducted on uneven or steep terrain. You will be required to handle your own luggage. To ensure this trip is right for you, any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aid, then this tour is not suitable.

Tipping
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Tipping is not compulsory on your trip, but they can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. If you feel that your guide and driver have done an impeccable job, you can choose to give a gratuity, but this is entirely your decision.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, but we can’t guarantee your request will be available at all properties.

Single travellers
When booking this tour, solo travellers will be presented with two options:

1 - Single Supplement
By paying an additional $2,911.00 per person, in addition to the twin-share price, you guarantee the privacy of your own room throughout the entire trip.

2- Shared Room with a known friend
If travelling together with a friend, you can opt to share your room with him/her and avoid paying a single supplement. 

You and your friend can create a unique booking each. Creating a unique booking, gives each of you the flexibility of making different travel arrangements (such adding extra accommodation, flights, etc), make separate payments and have individual access to our Traveller’s Hub

During the purchase path, you will need to provide your friend’s booking ID (if known) or at a minimum, your friend’s full name

Triple Share

Not available.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against the unexpected. In addition to the support that a policy may provide, you may be asked to present a copy of your travel insurance documentation while traveling.

Group Size
2 - 24 Persons

Children
This tour is only available for adults from 18 of age.

Tour Style
To meet the needs of various types of travelers, we choose to operate various types of tours, and depending on your selected package will mean different services are provided throughout your trip. The following descriptions of each tour style we hope will ensure that each traveller has appropriate expectations before they start their travels: 

  • Fully Escorted - This tour is fully escorted by an expert English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.

 

All participants must be in good physical condition to fully engage in this journey. For the safety and welfare of yourself and fellow travellers, if you are feeling unwell prior to departure, we advise staying home and contacting us to arrange alternate plans.

Prior to selecting your trip, carefully review the itinerary to assess your ability to comfortably manage our travel style. Please be aware that if, based on evaluation by our leader or local representative, a participant is deemed unable to safely complete the itinerary, we retain the right to exclude them from all or part of the trip without reimbursement.

It is advisable to consult your physician for current medical travel advisories and any required vaccinations before embarking. We recommend carrying a first aid kit and any necessary medications in their original packaging, as they may not be readily available during travel. For those carrying medication, it's essential to check your government's foreign travel guidelines for local restrictions or regulations.

  • International flights 
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the itinerary

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