Date
Jun 26, 2023 - Jul 5, 2023

Group Size: 20 to 35 guests
Price: $10,999 per person double occupancy (adult) / $1,000 credit for children 15 years or younger
Co-sponsored with: Harvard Exclusive

Activity Level
3

Trip Overview

This itinerary is designed to enlighten the senses and inflame the imagination of both children or grandchildren and will enliven the senses and inspire the imaginations of you and your entire family. Between lectures, challenging games, scavenger hunts, special museum visits, archeological sites and swim stops, the minds of young and old alike will awaken to the many wonders of ancient Greece.

Schedule by Day

  • Jun 26: Depart U.S. for Athens, Greece
  • Jun 27: Arrive Athens 
  • Jun 28: Athens (Acropolis / Parthenon / Plaka / Acropolis Museum / Temple of Poseidon)
  • Jun 29: Athens (National Archaeological Museum / Scavenger Hunt)
  • Jun 30: Athens / Delphi
  • Jul 01: Athens / Epidaurus / Mycenae / Corinth Canal
  • Jul 02: Athens / Fly to Heraklion, Crete 
  • Jul 03: Heraklion / Knossos
  • Jul 4: Heraklion / Rethymnon / Imbros Gorge
  • Jul 05: Depart for U.S. via Athens

Pricing

  • $10,999 per person double occupancy
  • $13,499 single occupancy
  • $1,000 credit for children of 15 years or younger

Accommodations

  • Five nights at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, Athens
  • Three nights at Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort, Crete

Extensions

NA

What to Expect

Activity Level 3

Through challenging games and presentations, Young Voyagers will learn about Greek mythology and its pantheon of gods and goddesses, while adults attend lectures presented by their study leader, guide and youth counselors.

Full youth program with beach activities, Greek mythology, scavenger hunts, and more.

In Athens, visit the National Archeological Museum, which displays ancient golden treasures and bronze sculptures.

In Crete, hike through scenic Imbros Gorge, ending with an enjoyable swim in azure Greek waters from sandy beaches and coves.

Participate in your own archeological “excavation”.

Young Voyagers will learn to keep a log of their journey of discovery.

Travel in the company of youth counselors who will help Young Voyagers discover the ancient world.

Enjoy excursions to four outstanding UNESCO World Heritage sites: Acropolis, Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Delphi.

You should be in good overall health and able to walk up to three miles over the course of a day and stand for periods of time in museums and at historic sites, often in the heat of the day. There will be long days of motor coach traveling and sightseeing, moderate hikes on uneven terrain, and some walking up hills or stairs without handrails.

Study Leader(s)

To be announced

For More Information

Please email haatravels@harvard.edu or call our office at 800-422-1636 or 617-496-0806.