The mysteries, legends and archaeological wonders of Turkey, North Macedonia, Bulgaria and Greece are ready for you to explore. From tantalising streets to ancient legends, this 20 day discovery will display the very best of four incredible countries. Be prepared for the trip of a lifetime!
Journey through Turkey’s past and present as you marvel at historical palaces and mosques; experience the sights and smells of a bustling Spice Bazaar; visit Ephesus, one of the most well-preserved ancient sites in the world; and uncover the amazing city of Canakkale, gateway to both Gallipoli and the mythological site of Troy. Then, head to Bulgaria and explore the lively city of Sofia; visit the wonderful Alexander Nevsky Cathedral; and uncover North Macedonia on a small group tour of the cultural capital of Skopje. Continue on to gorgeous Greece and witness the awe-inspiring monasteries of Meteora, set atop natural rock pillars; immerse yourself in the ancient history of Athens; wander through the citadel of The Acropolis and so much more.
With return international flights with premium airlines, 17 nights in 4-star hotel accommodation, 22 meals, English speaking guides, and more, what are you waiting for?
Have more time? Choose the 27 day package with Greek Island Extension and hop from island to island in the azure Aegean Sea.
Day 1: New Zealand - Istanbul, Turkey
Day 2: Welcome to Istanbul
Day 3: Istanbul city tour
Day 4: Istanbul - Bursa, Uludag Ski Centre, Turkey
Day 5: Bursa - Sirince village tour - Kusadasi
Day 6: Ephesus tour
Day 7: Kusadasi - Pergamon - Canakkale
Day 8: Canakkale free day - Troy optional tour
Day 9: Canakkale - Gallipoli tour - Edirne
Day 10: Edirne, Turkey - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Day 11: Plovdiv - Sofia, Bulgaria
Day 12: Sofia city tour
Day 13: Sofia - Rila monastery - Skopje, North Macedonia
Day 14: Skopje - Ohrid, North Macedonia
Day 15: Ohrid, North Macedonia
Day 16: Ohrid - Kalambaka, Greece
Day 17: Kalambaka - Athens
Day 18: Athens sightseeing tour
Day 19: Athens, Greece - New Zealand
Day 20: Arrive in New Zealand
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share. For a full list of terms and conditions please speak to your World Travellers consultant.