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4 Day Mini Balkan Trek

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TURKEY & GREECE

A mini adventure through the land of ancient gods; for four days of awesome discovery look no further than the Mini Balkan….

Eastern Trekker is now part of Busabout. Go to www.busabout.com/eastern-europe for our new website.

What's Included

  • All transport with Guide and Driver
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 4 breakfasts
  • Gallipoli tour
  • Orientation walk in Thessaloniki
  • FREE Lonely Planet guidebook

Highlights

  • Gallipoli Beach and Lone Pine cemetery
  • Eating in Thessaloniki
  • Meteora cliff top monasteries
  • Athens gateway to the Greek islands

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Itinerary >

Day 1: Istanbul - Gallipoli

From Istanbul to Gallipoli today - the site of the famous 1915 ANZAC landing and our first overnight stop.  Arriving around midday we’ll have time to visit the historical site at our own pace away from the crowds and discover the beach landing point of our brave ANZACS and the haunting Lone Pine Cemetery, before an evening spent getting to know your trip mates over local Turkish cuisine.

Day 2: Gallipoli - Thessaloniki -Meteora - Athens

After a moving day in Gallipoli we’ll head into gorgeous Greece, with a stop at the awesome Roman Aqueduct of Kavala before heading to chilled out Thessaloniki; our next overnight stop.  Thessaloniki is famous for having the most delicious Greek food ever, and tonight we can try some local cuisine before chilling out on the white sandy beaches or hitting some of the best local nightlife around.

Day 3: Thessaloniki - Meteora - Athens

The stunning cliff top monasteries of Meteora are world famous and today we’ll explore this awesome, ancient site.  Featured in the James Bond film ‘For Your Eyes Only’ and a UNESCO world heritage site, we’ll spend the morning here before heading to amazing Athens, gateway to the Greek Islands and one of the oldest centres of civilisation in the world.

Day 4: Athens

Our trip comes to an end after breakfast… to get the most out of your time in gorgeous Greece link up with our Greek Island Hopper, which starts and ends in Athens.