From modern cities filled with worldly citizens (Istanbul, Amman & Athens) to islands dotted with small villages (Mykonos & Santorini) and awe-inspiring natural regions (Cappadocia & Pamukkale) - this itinerary combines some of the best natural & historical sites of three ancient civilisations. This combination package can be easily customized based on your travel dates and requirements.

Tour itinerary

DAY 01 - Arrival Amman:
Welcome to the Kingdom of Jordan! Meet on your flight arrival to Amman Queen Alia Airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of day/evening then at leisure. Overnight in Amman.
meals: none

DAY 02 - Jerash & Ajloun:
After breakfast, panoramic city tour in Amman, visiting Amman citadel, Roman theatre and Folklore museum. Then continue to Ajloun and visiting this famous Islamic castle after which head to the Decapolis city of Jerash founded in 300BC for a tour of this ancients Greco-roman city. End of day tour with return to Amman. Overnight in Amman.
meals: breakfast included (dinner optional)

DAY 03 - Madaba / Mt Nebo / Kerak:
Proceed to St. George's Church in Madaba, home to the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land before moving on to Mt. Nebo, the memorial of Moses. Continue to Kerak via al Mujeb mountains to visit the famous Crusader castle of Reginald of chatillon and then to Petra. Overnight in Petra.
meals: breakfast included (dinner optional)

DAY 04 - Petra & Wadi Rum:
After breakfast, explore the red rose city of Petra. Horse ride (not compulsory) along the famous narrow (siq) until our eye first catches the amazing treasury. From here explore the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. Then transfer to another of nature's wonderlands that has attracted human beings for thousands of years. Wadi Rum or Valley of the Moon is an unusual desert terrain with towering cliffs shooting out of the sandy desert floor. Here you enjoy a 4x4 Jeep safari and stay at a Bedouin camp. Overnight in Bedouin Tent.
meals: breakfast & dinner included
*For those that do not wish to stay overnight in tent/camp we can instead arrange to return back to hotel in Petra, please let us know your preference when completing the enquiry form

DAY 05 - Dead Sea, return Amman:
After breakfast, proceed north to the lowest spot of the world, the Dead Sea. Here you have some free time at leisure to relax/float before continuing on the drive back to Amman. Overnight in Amman (there is also the option to stay at hotel in the Dead Sea area instead of returning to Amman, let us know your preference).
meals: breakfast included (dinner optional)

DAY 06 - Departure to Istanbul:
Breakfast, check out and transfer to Amman Airport for departure on internaitonal flight to Istanbul (Turkey). Meet on arrival for transfer to hotel with rest of the day/evening free at leisure for you to relax or begin to explore your surroundings. Overnight in Istanbul
meals: breakfast included

DAY 07 - Sultanahmet Sightseeing Tour:
After breakfast meet in hotel lobby to begin exploring some of the most amazing sights that the historical area has to offer. Guided tour includes the Blue Mosque, St Sophia, Hippodrome and Obelisk, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace (excluding optional extra entrance to Harem room). Evening free at leisure to stroll around and enjoy dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Istanbul.
meals: breakfast & lunch included.

DAY 08 - Bosphorous Cruise, flight to Cappadocia:
This morning enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorous during which you have views from the vessel of various historical sights that line its shores. The guided tour also includes a visit to the famous Spice Bazaar & Rustempasha Mosque. Then some free time at leisure until transfer to airport for departure on domestic flight to Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia
meals: breakfast included

DAY 09 - Cappadocia Tour with Goreme:
*Optional: early morning 1 hour hot air balloon ride, amazing sunrise over the valleys
Today emmerse yourself in the beautiful natural setting of Cappadocia. During this full day tour explore Devrent Valley and Monk's Valley (Pasabagi) where you find the world famous fairy chimneys; break for lunch in Avanos, a village famous for its pottery; then visit Goreme Open-Air Museum and explore the numerous churches and monasteries with their frescoes. These churches and monasteries where carved from the soft volcanic stone and decorated by Medieval Orthodox Christian Monks around 1000-1200AD. Also view Uchisar Natural rock castle. Overnight in Cappadocia.
meals: breakfast & lunch included

DAY 10 - Cappadocia Valleys & Underground City:
After breakfast join on another full day tour this time starting with a 4km (medium grade) hike in Red Valley exploring rock-cut churches and colorful fairy chimneys along the way. Visit Cavusin (old Greek village) then time for lunch before heading on to delve down into Kaymakli Underground City. The day also includes panoramic views at Pigeon Valley with its famous dove cotes & Ortahisar. Then a little free time until transfer to bus station for departure on overnight intercity bus to Pamukkale.
meals: breakfast & lunch included
*If you do not wish to travel by overnight bus we can instead arrange by flight, please advise preference
*If you would prefer to visit Derinkuyu Underground City & hike in Ihlara Valley please advise preference

DAY 11 - Pamukkale & Hierapolis ruins:
Arrival early morning (if by overnight bus) to Pamukkale and meet for transfer to a small hotel where a day room is provided for you to have a shower and breakfast. Then meet up with tour visiting the natural formation of the travertens (cotton cliffs/cotton castle) in Pamukkale along with the ruins of Hierapolis. End of day with arrival to hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

DAY 12 - Ephesus Sightseeing Tour:
Last but definately not least, depart on full day tour visiting the Ancient City of Ephesus. Here you have the chance to walk down marble streets, view the magnificent Celsius Library and the Grand Theatre, just a few of the many buildings and fountains that can be found in this open air museum. Also visit the House of Virgin Mary & remains of Artemis Temple. Overnight in Kusadasi.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

DAY 13 - Kusadasi/Izmir to Mykonos:
Breakfast, check-out and as per schedules transfer to Izmir Airport for flight from Izmir, via Athens, to Mykonos. Arrive and meet for transfer to hotel with remainder of day and evening free at leisure to begin exploring this famous island. Overnight in Mykonos.
*Depending on your travel dates there might also be the option of using ferry combination Kusadasi-Samos & Samos-Mykonos. However the ferry between Samos & Mykonos does not operate on a daily basis and sometimes is only available mid-June to mid-September. Therefore 90% of the time we need to use the flight route as noted above. Let us know your preference when completing the enquiry form and we will advise accordingly.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 14 - Mykonos at leisure:
Breakfast at hotel and a full day free at leisure for you to explore Mykonos Town and other areas of the island. Dont forget about the famous nightlife which is on offer. Overnight in Mykonos.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 15 - Mykonos to Santorini:
Breakfast, check-out and as per selected time transfer to port for departure on seajet ferry to Santorini (ferry takes around 3hours). Arrive and meet for transfer to hotel with remainder of the day & evening free at leisure. Overnight in Santorini.
*Ferry between Mykonos & Santorini does not operate in winter season (November to March). So during winter season we give you the option to either exclude Mykonos or travel between these two islands using flight via Athens.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 16 - Santorini at leisure:
Today is free at leisure for you to explore this magical island - during the day you can relax on one of its many beaches, visit a few of its picturesque villages, stroll the scenic route from Fira to Oia. There are optional excursions available, on request. End the day watching the romantic sunset over the caldera either from your hotel or during dinner at a local taverna/restaurant. Overnight in Santorini.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 17 - Santorini to Athens:
Breakfast, check-out and as per selected time transfer to port for departure on ferry to Athens (ferry takes between 5hrs to 9hrs depending on vessel - if you prefer 1hr domestic flights are also available). Arrive and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Athens.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 18 - Athens City Tour with Acropolis:
Breakfast at hotel then join on one of the following regular group excursions (you get to choose):
a) 5hr Coach tour: visit Acropolis, New Acropolis Museum & panoramic drive through city center
b) 3hr Walking tour: visit Acropolis & stroll through the city centre
c) 5hr Walking tour: visit Acropolis, New Acropolis Museum & stroll through city centre
d) 3hr Athens Food walking tour: visiting specialty food shops with tastings & Varvakeios market
*Other alternatives available, like wine tasting etc, advise your preference in the enquiry form
Afternoon and evening free at leisure for you to further explore on your own. Overnight in Athens.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 19 - Departure from Athens:
Breakfast, check-out and as per your international flight departure time transfer to Athens Airport.

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What's included?

  • 17 nights hotel accommodation in category of your choice
  • Regular group day tours in Turkey (private basis on request)
  • Half day regular group Athens Tour (private basis on request)
  • Private vehicle with English speaking driver for the noted route in Jordan and local guides in Jerash & Petra (escorting tour guide on request)
  • Main entrances fees to all sights visited
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Noted transport from arrival in Amman at start till departure from Athens at end
  • Arr/dept transfers throughout itinerary
  • Taxes & handling fees


  • Available in any order, example Turkey-Greece-Jordan etc
  • Flexible, can be customized to suit preferences
  • Available on daily basis, year round
  • Suitable for individuals and groups
  • Please note that this is not a set departure tour with the same persons all travelling together from start to end. What we do is arrange all accommodation & transport per your travel dates and then combine this with the noted sightseeing day tours in each area. This gives you the flexibility to tailor the itinerary to better suit your dates & "wish list".

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