FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. I want to visit as many Greek islands as possible. How many are we going to see?
As you may know, Greece has over 2,500 islands! It is impossible to visit them all during our tour. However, we will visit some of the most famous and cosmopolitan Greek islands, as well as some that are not so well-known, but stunningly beautiful, nonetheless.
2. I have a friend who is disabled/elderly. Can he/she join the tour?
Of course. We are passionate about showing you a slice of Greece in a custom-made trip, adjusted to your needs and preferences. In order to do so it would help us to get to know you better;
3. I want to know more about the places we are going to visit. Where can I find more information?
4. Am I going to be escorted by a member of your agency/company and if so, from which point onwards?
The Tour Leader will accompany you from the agreed point of arrival to the point of departure. Our qualified and hospitable Greek partners are going to make this trip an unforgettable experience for you.
5. We are a group of friends/ colleagues/ friends and are interested in traveling together. Is that possible?
We are ideally set up to cater to groups both large and small. We would love to organize a Custom-made Trip just for you and your colleagues. Help us to get to know you better – take a few minutes to complete the following form and prepare for a unique experience.
6. What type of room am I going to stay in? If I travel alone, can I stay on a room of my own?
As a rule, throughout the trip, the rooms are going to be double or triple depending on availability. For an extra fee though you can stay in a single room. For the more adventurous types, who want to immerse themselves in Greek life, there is the unique opportunity to enjoy the famous Greek hospitality and stay in the house of a local! To find out more, fill out this form and we will contact you with more information.
7. Count me in! When can I have the itinerary of the trip?
Perfect! Please fill out this form so that we can contact you personally with more information about the trip.
8. What will be the standards of the hotels we are going to stay in?
In the big cities (Athens, Thessaloniki) we will reside in 5-star hotels. In the other places we are going to visit we will stay in the best quality hotels, lodges and guesthouses that can be found in the area.
9. What does the tour cost include?
Please contact us for the package/tour you are interested in.
10. I am a very active person and I am interested in extra, optional activities. Are any offered during the trip?
Yes, there are plenty of options to choose from, depending, of course, on the region and the time of year. We will be more than happy to arrange for you any activity you want to engage in. Please fill out this form so that we can get to know you better, and suggest activities closer to your preferences.
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11. Are there any special offers/ economic packages?
Our tour is currently priced as a maximum quality, ultimate Greek experience for the optimal price. What we do offer is a sophisticated, one-of-a-kind, immersive trip, on which you will be given the opportunity to meet the locals and experience Greece as a local. If you are looking for run of the mill vacations, greasy fast-food and partying on Mykonos and Santorini, you are not on the right site. If you are interested in our tour and need more information, please write some more information in this form so that we can contact you personally and provide more details.
12. How much money will I need to carry in cash?
Despite what you might have heard about the current economic crisis in Greece, tourism has been untouched by the situation. The ATMs are working and access to cash through the normal processes is unaffected for tourists, so there is nothing to worry about.
13. What if I don’t want to visit the churches?
Byzantine Orthodox churches are more than places of worship; they are an integral part of Greek history, and as such, cannot be ignored. Of course, attending Mass on a Greek church will be included in the program only if you ask for it. We strongly suggest it both as a cultural and religious experience; it is perhaps the only opportunity to listen to Ancient Greek and attend a ritual which has remained unchanged for the last 2000 years.
14. Will I have internet access throughout the trip?
Yes, internet access is offered throughout the whole trip; nevertheless, the purpose of this trip is to re-establish face-to-face communication not only with the locals but also with your friends and relatives accompanying you on the trip. We feel that you will be so mesmerized by the natural beauty, the warm welcomes of the locals, and the ancient wonders so that, hopefully, you will only reach for your phone to photograph your unique experiences so you can post your Greek adventures online.
15. What about the diet we will follow?
During the trip, our aim is to allow you to experience Greek and Mediterranean Cuisine prepared by fine Greek restaurants but also made by the hands of locals, a rare experience for the casual tourist. If, for any reason, you have to follow a special diet, please let us know about it.
16. I do not speak any Greek. How will I be able to communicate with the locals?
Greek is the mother of all languages – pretty much. Most Greeks are fluent English speakers – close to 50% of the population to be exact. Still, on our trip we will face certain challenges as we will visit little villages untouched by the constant wave of tourists arriving in Greece each year. Don’t worry, though, one of our partners, fluent in both Greek and English, will always be by your side to overcome any language barriers allowing you to fully enjoy the tour experience.