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Gorgeous Greek Islands with Dubai Stopover

18 Days  |  Departing Saturday 31st August 2019 and returning Tuesday 17th September 2019

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Athens City Tour including visit to Acropolis
​Ancient Corinth Tour
​Traditional Greek Dinner & Folklore Show
​Visit and Shopping Opportunities at the Plaka in Athens
​3 Night Stay on the Gorgeous Greek Island of Santorini
​Tour of Pyrgos, Prophet Ilias and Oia
​Visit to Santorini Prehistoric Museum
​2 Night Stay on the Island of Crete
​Tour of Elounda, Spinaloga & Agios Nikolaos in Crete
Visit to Palace of Knossos
Visit to Heraklion Musuem
​3 Night Stay on the Beautiful 'Mamma Mia' Island of Skiathos
​Full Day Cruise to the Island of Skopelos with more 'Mamma Mia' scenery
​2 Night Stopover in Dubai
​Dubai City Tour
Visit to the Dubai Fountain
​Full Day Mussandam Cruise for swimming and snorkelling
Free Time for Self Discovery


Fully Escorted by a Sisterhood Tour Hostess who is on hand to ensure your holiday is  memorable one
​Return Airfares including taxes with Emirates ex Melbourne (other cities and classes on request)
Specialist Guides at each destination
All Transportation throughout including internal flight and island ferries
​Sightseeing as per our Itinerary including entrance Fees
​All Meals as specified in our Itinerary
4 Star Accommodation
Willing to Share Option
​Meet and Greet Document Distribution Day (subject to minimum numbers)
​Ready Made Friends for Company!

** If you do not wish to take Dubai Stopover on the way home - deduct $400 and notify us at time of booking.



No Visas are required for Australian Passport Holders
​Please refer to our Booking Conditions for Fit to Travel Details


Day 1 - Saturday 31 August 2019

Melbourne - Athens Meals in Flight

Welcome to Sisterhood Womens Travel!  Meet with your Sisterhood Tour Hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for your flight to Athens.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the inflight entertainment of our airline as we make our way towards Greece.

Day 2 - Sunday 1 September 2019

Welcome to Athens (D)

Welcome to Athens, upon arrival this afternoon we'll be transferred to our accommodation with time to explore and settle in before our dinner tonight.  This evening we will dine in a local Greek restaurant.

Overnight: Athenian Callirhoe or similar

Day 3 - Monday 2 September 2019

Athens (B,D)

This morning we will be met by a guide and driver to enjoy a panoramic city tour including a visit to Acropolis. We will also have the opportunity to visit the city centre, the house of Parliament, National library, Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium. After the tour we will be taken to our hotel where after check in with the rest of the day is at leasure for relaxation or further sightseeing.  Tonight we'll regroup for dinner in the vibrant and popular Plaka Area.  

Overnight: Athenian Callirhoe or similar

Day 4 - Tuesday 3 September 2019

Athens - Santorini (B,D)

This morning after breakfast we will transfer to the airport for a short flight to the exotic island of Santorini . Upon arrival we will be transferred to our hotel. The romantic island of Santorini is said to be the most spectacular of the Greek Islands offering some of the most stunning sunsets in the world. The western side of the island is perched on a submerged volcano known as the Caldera. Amazing views can be seen over the cliffs of the shining blue Aegean Sea. Late this afternoon we will meet with a local escort and depart for a tour of Pyrgos, Prophet Elias, the highest point of the island with panoramic views.and Oia village where we will have the chance to watch the famous sunset. Later we will return to our hotel for dinner.

Overnight: El Greco Resort & Spa or similar

Day 5 - Wednesday 4 September 2019

Santorini (B, D)

Today we'll enjoy a day of leisure for personal discovery and enjoy the many shopping and further sightseeing opportunities this beautiful island has to offer. 

Later tonight we'll regroup for dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: El Greco Resort & Spa or similar

Day 6 - Thursday 5 September 2019

Santorini (B,D)

Another full day at leisure to relax and soak up the surrounds of Santorini.  Grab a friend and try a gyros for lunch, shop for more souvenires, take pictures of this idyllic island, the choice is yours.  Tonight we'll regroup and meet for dinner.

Overnight: El Greco Resort & Spa or similar

Day 7 - Friday 6 September 2019

Santorini - Crete (B,D)

After breakfast we'll enjoy a tour of the Prehistoric Museum before continuing onto Mesa Gonia village and enjoy a visit to one of the famous local wineries, Koutsogiannopoulos for a tour and wine tasting. Then we will transfer to the port to take the fast ferry to Heraklion (Crete). Crete is Greece’s largest and southern-most island. This island has everything to offer from mountainous landscapes to a coast with many beautiful beaches and rocky caves. It also features beautiful towns, charming villages and harbours and ruins of one of the greatest civilizations ever, the Minoan Civilization.  Dinner tonight at the hotel or at a local restaurant.

Overnight:  Lato Boutique Hotel or similar

Day 8 - Saturday 7 September 2019

Crete (B, D)

The fortress of Spinalonga is a small island, a dry rock of 850 metres perimeter and situated between the Gulf of Mirabello and Elounda.  Rich in history, this island is today one of the main attractions of Aghios Nikolaos.  We will take a public boat ride followed by lunch in the Plaka with an afternoon free to explore.  In the evening we will meet up and enjoy dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Lato Boutique Hotel or similar.

Day 9 - Sunday 8 September 2019

Crete - Athens (B,D)

After breakfast and checkout, our tour today takes us to the Palace of Knossos.  It is located only 6km from the city of Heraklion and is the largest of the ancient Minoan palaces and the oldest palace to be excavated in Europe.  We'll continue to the Heraklion Museum which houses the most magnificent collection of Minoan art and culture in the world.  Very unique and beautiful.  Time permitting we will have the option for some shopping before we transfer to the airport for our flight back to Athens.  Dinner at our hotel tonight.

Overnight: Amalia Hotel or similar

Day 10 - Monday 9 September 2019

Athens - Skiathos (B,D)

This morning after breakfast and checkout we'll transfer to the port Aghios Konstantinos where the ferries leave for the Sporades Islands.  About a 2.5 hour drive before our 3 hour ferry trip will allow us to relax as we head towards the Mamma Mia island of Skiathos.  See if you can recognise any of the beautiful scenery from the fabulous movie!  Dinner at our hotel tonight.

Overnight: Skiathos Palace or similar

Day 11 - Tuesday 10 September 2019

Skiathos (B,L,D)

This morning breakfast at our hotel before we depart on a fantastic day cruise to the island of Skopelos. Weather permitting we catch a traditional Mata Hari boat, fully renovated for passenger cruising. During our cruise we'll be able to visit some gorgeous places only accessible by boat.  We'll be visiting the neighbouring deserted Arkos Island and two of the best beaches on the island of Skopelos including Kastani, a beautiful sandy beach where Mamma Mia was filmed in 2007.  We'll have plenty of free time swim and sunbathe with snorkels available.  We'll continue onto Elios a 'secret' less touristy beach where we'll enjoy lunch at a local taverna.  Our last stop of the day will the island of Arkos with it's secluded beach for our last dip of the day.  We'll cruise back to Skiathos in time for dinner at tour hotel.  This will be a day to remember!

Overnight: Skiathos Palace or similar

Day 12 - Wednesday 11 September 2019

Skiathos (B,D)

A complete free day at leisure to explore.  Opportunity to swim again and just relax your cares away.  Dinner at our hotel tonight.

Overnight: Skiathos Palace or similar

Day 13 - Thursday 12 September 2019

Skiathos - Athens (B,D)

Today after breakfast, we'll check out and take the ferry and a coach transfer back to Athens.  The remainder of the day is free for some last minute sightseeing or souvenir shopping.

Overnight: Athenian Callirhoe Exclusive Hotel or similar

Day 14 - Friday 13 September 2019

Athens - Dubai (B)

After breakfast and check out this morning we will enjoy our half day tour to Corinth where we will visit the ancient town where St. Paul lived and preached for two years. The city’s remains include the Agora (market place) and Apollo’s Temple (from 6th Century BC). We will also make a stop at the site of the ancient port of Kehries where St. Paul disembarked.  After our tour we'll be transferred directly to the Athens airport for our flight to Dubai.

Arriving into Dubai at night we'll be transferred to our accommodation. 

Overnight: Ramada Jumeirah Hotel or similar

Day 15 - Saturday 14 September 2019

Dubai (B,D)

After breakfast we will have a free morning at leisure to relax or to explore the area. In the afternoon we'll enjoy a guided Dubai Old City Tour with visits to the Al Bastakiya photo shop, the Dubai Museum, Abra Water Taxi, the Dubai Creek and the colourful Spice and Gold Souk.  Tonight we are in for a special treat, we'll ride on 4WD Landcruisers to a Dune Safari barbeque Dinner. This will include entertainment with Camel Rides, Belly Dancing & Henna Design body painting. A night you are sure to remember.

Overnight:  Ramada Jumeirah Hotel or similar

Day 16 - Sunday 15 September 2019

Dubai (B,L)

Today we'll escape the heat by enjoying a full day cruise on a Arabian dhow in Dibba (Oman) from Dubai, away from the busy city. We'll board a wooden dhow boat and sail through the Mussandam Dibba Sea. This full day cruise will give us the opportunity to capture the dramatic scenery view of Arabian Sea. While on board we'll have the opportunity to swim, snorkel, explore caves or simply relax on board with a buffet lunch.  A free evening tonight to explore Dubai.

​Overnight: Ramada Jumeirah Hotel or similar

Day 17 - Monday 16 September 2019

Dubai - Melbourne (B)

This morning after breakfast we'll transfer to the Dubai Airport for our flight home to Melbourne.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the inflight hospitality of our airline as we head towards home.

Day 18 - Tuesday 17 September 2019


Welcome Home!  Arriving back into Melbourne early morning.  We thank you for joining us for your latest adventure and look forward to welcoming you back.

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