Eastern Med Tours
Soak up island life in the Eastern Mediterranean as you explore ancient Turkish ruins, cruise the Greek Islands and wander through olive groves and vineyards on your journey through Greece and Turkey. Learn about the myths and legends of Ancient Greece as they come to life on tour, sample some traditional Turkish delight, and enjoy Santorini sunsets on a cruise or guided tour of the Eastern Med.
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Visit ancient sites from the Acropolis in Athens to the Monasteries of Meteora or relax watching the sunset over the whitewashed Greek Islands.
Haggle in the bustling bazaars of Istanbul, pay your respects on the Gallipoli Peninsula, and take in the natural wonders of Turkey on tour.
Must do experiences and highlights in Greece and Turkey
Hot Air Balloon Over Cappadocia
Soar over intriguing mountain ranges, valleys and obelisks carved from erosion along with a rainbow of other balloons that dot the morning sky.
Steeped in history, mythology and character from the ancient ruins of the Acropolis to the street art and lively open air restaurants, it’s one for the list!
Sunsets on Santorini
Pick your vantage point for the Santorini sunsets, that special time of day when the sky turns pink and the whitewashed buildings follow suit.
The Monasteries of Meteora
Perched atop sandstone peaks are a collection of monasteries crafted between the 14th and 16th centuries by determined monks who called the area home. Once 24-strong, there are still six monasteries in operation.
Haggle at Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
Get lost amidst the spice shops, rug merchants, and stalls adorned with colourful stained glass lanterns. Sample Turkish delight from street side vendors and spend hours deciding how much patterned pottery to buy.
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What our clients are saying about their journeys through Greece and Turkey
“Wonders of Turkey”
Thanks Yvonne for doing the booking for us with Insight, it was not really easy to get triple room accommodation... also for assuring me that Turkey is considerably safe to travel. This Turkey trip was the best Insight tour we have been on, good value for money as it’s almost all inclusive except for one optional tour. All sightseeing to famous sights was free or included and almost all dinners except for two were provided as well. The trip itinerary was very good, you cannot ask for more. The best ...read more treat was having our own boat for the Bosphorus cruise, we felt pampered! I suppose it’s because we had the best tour director with Daghan, who had the best sense of humour... we were lucky too with our group as all were easy going and funny... The best time to visit Turkey is during fall when weather is mild. Summer is simply too hot and busy to do all the walking and sightseeing....
“Covered all the highlights”
An exciting tour covering all the highlights. Lisa was an excellent guide and passionate about her country. She went the extra mile to ensure our trip was memorable. Local guides were friendly and knowledgeable.
“Best time of our lives! ”
This was our 3rd Cosmos Trip and more to come in the future! Very organised and no stress, hassle free tour with lots to see in Greece and the Islands plus Ephesus in Turkey! It was made a lot easier and cheaper for me by booking with Yvonne from Global Journeys. You will save money booking with this company instead of booking direct plus it's hassle free and communication is excellent as Yvonne always replies promptly with any queries and also is a very professional person to deal with, no complaint ...read more at all but only compliments. The tour itself is everyone's bucket list as it will take you back in time if you are interested in history and archaeology, 100% satisfied! Will definitely use Cosmos and Global Journeys again.
We really enjoyed the Turkey trip it was comprehensive and good value for money. I think next time there would be 2 things I would consider. We had 44 people on the tour and I would choose a smaller number of co travellers next time. Also it was fairly fast paced which meant except for stops which were 2 nights we had only one night stops which made it pretty tiring. Our guide was amazing he was such a wealth of knowledge and had been touring Turkey for 20 years so really knew his stuff. He handled ...read more a few hitches with people injurying themselves and having to go to hospital without any disruption to the tour. He was friendly and fun. Our driver was excellent and handled the huge bus with ease and accuracy. Overall we had an awesome trip and I would recommend Costsaver quality of hotels highly.
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07 November, 2019
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