Delphi Private Day Tour

Delphi Private Day Tour

from 62.00

Location: Delphi and Temple of Apollo

Duration: 11 hours

No. of participants: 2-7 persons (for more than 7 please contact us)

Suitable for: 6+ years old

Language: English

Suggested time to start: 7:45 - 8:00 am

Cost: 330€ (1 to 3 persons), 430€ (4 to 7 persons)

Description

Enjoy a day excursion to Delphi, a place of unique beauty and historical importance that blends harmonically with the superb landscape, a sanctuary that was considered to be the “omphalos” or in other worlds the “navel of the world” in ancient Greece.

During this tour, you will be able to combine culture, history and nature as you visit one of the most emblematic places of both ancient and modern Greece. You will first pass by the Arachova village, known as the winter Myconos of Greece, you will then visit the monastery of Osios Loukas, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and you will finally explore the sanctuary of Delphi with some of the most famous archaeological sites: the temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Athena and the Castalian Spring. According to the myth, Delphi sanctuary was the meeting point of two eagles released by Zeus, one to the East and one in the West. Situated in a magnificent natural setting at the Mt. Parnassus, Delphi was considered the center of the earth and had a tremendous influence and fame that spread through the whole of then known world. This place, included in the Unesco World Heritage list, was the religious center and also the symbol of unity for the ancient Greeks. This is where pilgrims from all over the world used to come in order to get an oracle form the priestess of Apollo, the famous Pythia. In fact, Delphi could be considered the Google of Ancient world by today’s standards, the only place where visitors would get answers to any of their questions

Highlights

  • See the Byzantine Monastery of Osios Loukas

  • Visit the village of Delphi

  • Drive through Arachova village

  • See the Oracle of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo

  • Admire the Sanctuary of Athena Pronea and the Gymnasium

  • Visit the Castalian Spring

  • Take a break for lunch

What's included

  1. Hotel pick-up & private transfer with taxi or van (upon availability) to Delphi.

  2. Professional English speaking driver. Please note that the driver is not a licensed tour guide*.

  3. Fuel costs, tolls, vehicle insurance and parking fees.

What’s not included

  1. Entrance fees of Archaeological Sites (Full: €12, Reduced: €6), gratuities, lunch costs, other client personal expenses.

  2. Licensed Tour Guide.

  3. Anything not mentioned in the “What’s included” section.

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Deposit

In order to confirm the booking, we ask for a 80€/115€ deposit (depending on the number of participants) and the balance will be paid in cash during the day of the tour. Within 24 hours from your booking request, you are going to receive a PayPal link where you can pay the deposit and proceed to the confirmation.

Good to know

*The Driver is not permitted by law to enter the Archaeological Sites/Museums with the clients. Only Licensed Tour Guides are allowed to do so. If you wish such an additional service, we can book a Licensed Tour Guide for you in advance with an extra cost of €200. The amount should be paid to the driver in cash.

Note that if you choose to hire a licensed tour guide, this person will be added to the total number of passengers and this might affect the type of vehicle used and subsequently the price of the service.

The sequence of the sites mentioned in the itineraries may be subject to change, due to reasons beyond our control.

No smoking, eating, or drinking from open containers is permitted inside the vehicles.

Cancellation policy

  • less than 72 hours before the tour: no refund

  • between 7 days and 72 hours before the tour: 50% refund

  • >7 days before the tour: full refund

For any further inquiries, please contact info@truevoyagers.com