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Wings Over the World

Wings Over Greece & Turkey 2021

12 days from $31,995 per person

Limited to 13 guests

Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.

Explore the historic and cultural riches of the ancient world, from the glories of Athens and Istanbul, to the Minoan culture of idyllic Crete and the wonders of Cappadocia, flying by chartered air around this fascinating region, and walking historic paths to experience the local life of yesterday and today, up close.


Aircraft: Bombardier Challenger 850 or comparable

Aircraft and seating configuration subject to change.

Flight Details: Athens–Heraklion (50 min) | Heraklion–Izmir (1 hr) | Izmir–Cappadocia (1 hr 15 min) | Cappadocia–Istanbul (1 hr 10 min)

A&K Advantages

  • Fly in comfort between iconic locales throughout Greece and Turkey aboard an exclusively chartered aircraft, with a dedicated flight crew
  • Explore Athens, the birthplace of democracy, learning about Greek civilization at the Acropolis Museum and viewing the iconic Parthenon
  • Discover Crete, where you visit the Palace of Knossos archaeological site, savor lunch at a winery and set out on an exhilarating Jeep safari
  • In Turkey, journey to the ruins of Ephesus, one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world, arriving at, exploring and departing from this legendary site on the same day, thanks to the convenience of privately chartered flights
  • Enter Cappadocia’s incredible underground city of Kaymakli, view volcanic stone “fairy chimneys” and discover the restored Dark Church
  • Stay four nights in historic, legendary Istanbul, as you visit the famed Topkapi Palace on an exclusive private opening, view spectacular examples of Ottoman architecture and ferry across the Bosphorus to experience life on its Asian bank

Itinerary at a Glance

Arrive Athens, Greece
Athens | Private Rooftop Dinner
Crete | Minoan Treasures
Heraklion | A Triumph of the Bronze Age
Crete | Roaming the Countryside
Izmir, Turkey | Ancient Ephesus
Cappadocia | Ballooning Over Cappadocia
Istanbul | Lunch with a Local Family
Istanbul | Hagia Sophia & Topkapi Palace
DAY 10
Istanbul | Design Your Day
DAY 11
Istanbul | Legacy of a Magnificent Ruler
DAY 12
Depart Istanbul

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