Duration: 8 Days Language: Greek Capital: Athens Time Zone: GMT+2
Currency: Euro (EUR) Exchange: $1 = .88 €
Black Travel Movement is heading to Greece
June 5-13, 2019
Greece is a country of beautiful contradictions, a constant journey in time, from the present to the past and back again. Our Grecian adventure begins in Athens where we’ll walk through the ruins at famous archaeological sites like the Parthenon. Then we’ll catch a flight to the islands to stroll along beautiful sandy beaches, enjoy a stunning sunset cruise, and party at Santorini’s hottest summer festival, Supa Dupa Fly.
Get ready for sizzling soirees on the edge of volcanos, raves in caves, exclusive pool parties, hip-hop yoga, and VIP villa bashes with some of Europe’s most breathtaking views. Join Black Travel Movement as we embark on a journey to explore Greece by day and night.
02. The Itinerary
Wednesday, June 5 – Athens
Your journey begins upon arrival in Athens where you’ll be greeted at the airport and transported by private air-conditioned vehicle to the Hilton Athens.
In the evening, we’ll meet at greet at our Black Travel Movement welcome event.
Thursday, June 6 – Athens city tour
This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guide will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896.
We’ll pass by the Prime Minister’s residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniforms, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian’s Arch, the Parliament, the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
On the Acropolis, we’ll visit the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and finally the monument that “puts order in the mind,” the Parthenon. Finally, you’ll visit the place where at last the statues found their home and admire the wonders of the classical era: The New Acropolis Museum.
Friday, June 7 – Arrival in Santorini and parties
Arrival in Santorini and partiesAfter breakfast we have an early flight into Santorini. We’ll then soak up rays during the day and dance all night at the summer’s hottest new festival, Supa Dupa Fly Santorini! Get ready for sizzling soirees on the edge of volcanos, raves in caves, exclusive pool parties, hip-hop yoga (optional), and VIP villa bashes with some of Europe’s most breathtaking views.
Saturday, June 8 – Half-day catamaran cruise of Santorini with BBQ
After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll spend the morning at leisure. In the early afternoon, we’ll be transported by Mercedes Benz luxury coach from our hotel to the port and embark on a half-day catamaran cruise. Sit back and enjoy a welcome aboard drink while the crew greets you and informs you of the boat’s amenities. We sail below the Caldera to the Hot Springs where you can enjoy a mud bath.
The trip continues sailing past Aspronisi, the Ancient Lighthouse, Akrotiri, and the Indian rock, until you come to the second stop at Red Beach for swimming, snorkeling, and barbeque. After the BBQ, we sail inside the Caldera very close to the volcano as we proceed to our last stop at White Beach for more swimming and photo opportunities. We will sail below Oia Village and admire one of Santorini’s beautiful sunsets. We will set sail at 14:30 and return after sunset. You’ll be transferred back to the hotel by luxury coach. That night you can explore the parties of Supa Dupa Fly on your own.
Sunday, June 9 – Final Day of Supa Dupa Fly Festival
You have access to all parties and events over the dates of the Supa Dupa Fly festival so wake up early and enjoy sunrise or sleep in, catch an afternoon pool party, and keep it going into the night.
Monday, June 10 – Arrival in Mykonos
After breakfast at the hotel, we will check out and be transferred by Mercedes Benz luxury coach to Santorini port to catch the ferry to Mykonos. Upon arrival in Mykonos, our luxury coach will take us to the Myconians Royal/Imperial. After check-in you will spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Tuesday, June 11 – Day of leisure in Mykonos
Whether you spend your day in Mykonos relaxing on beautiful sandy beaches (Psarou, Plati Yialos, Paradise, and Ornos), partying in the numerous bars, or exploring the island on foot or by sail boat, we’re sure you will enjoy your leisure day in Mykonos!
Wednesday, June 12 – Arrival in Athens
After breakfast at the hotel we will check out and be transferred to the airport for our flight to Athens. Upon arrival in Athens, you’ll get checked in at the hotel and have the rest of day at leisure.
Thursday, June 13 – Final Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, you will check-out and be transferred by Mercedes Benz luxury coach to the airport for final departure.
03. The BTM Experience
Black Travel Movement makes travelers at every level feel at ease. On the BTM Greece tour, you’ll be treated like a VIP whether you have a passport full of stamps or you are stepping outside of your comfort zone for the very first time. Upon arrival in Athens, an experienced group leader will greet you at the airport. English-speaking local experts will introduce you to Greek history and help you navigate regional customs. Professional drivers will transport you between destinations in private air-conditioned vehicles (BTM loves Sprinters!).
When you travel with BTM you’ll stay in four-star hotels and dine on authentic culinary delights.
Professional group escort from arrival to departure
Private airport to hotel transfers with a professional chauffeur
Comfortable & centrally located accommodations
Experienced & knowledgeable local guides
Private & customized excursions
A group of like-minded travel companions who will become life-long friends
04. The Details
3 Nights Athens at the Hilton Athens (June 5-7, 12)
3 Nights Santorini June at the Aressana Hotel (June 8-10)
2 Nights Mykonos at the Myconians Royal/Imperial (June 11-12)
Twin Beds (Double Occupancy)
Breakfast Daily at hotel
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner on cruise
Whats’s On Us…
All transfers in Mercedes Benz Luxury Coach in Athens and Santorini
3 Nights accommodation in Athens Hilton with daily breakfast
3 Night accommodation in Santorini at Aressana with daily breakfast
2 Nights accommodation in Mykonos at Myconians with daily breakfast
Domestic flights (Athens to Santorini, Mykonos to Athens)
Ticket to speed ferry (Santorini to Mykonos)
Local English-speaking guide at every destination
Private half day Athens sightseeing with English speaking licensed guide and coach transportation
Entrance fees to Acropolis site & New Museum of Acropolis
Festival pass to Supa Dupa Fly in Santorini
Shuttle service for Supa Dupa Fly events
Private sunset cruise by catamaran with on-board barbecue, and round-trip transfers from/to hotel in Santorini
Two small bottles of water per day on the bus during excursions
All service charges taxes
Any meal not specified in the above section
Any drink, beverage, water not specified in the above section
Gratuities in Greece
Hip-hop yoga at Supa Dupa Fly in Santorini
You Need to Know…
All deposits and payments are non-refundable 10 days after the deposit date
If paying in installments, monthly deposits are due by the 15th of each month.
The Full amount must be paid no later than May 15, 2019
We HIGHLY recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance as well as a medical travel policy
Please exercise discretion with regards to your physical limitations and abilities when deciding on your level of participation