The best short Peloponnese panorama in this 2 days Olympia and Argolida private tour. Corinth Canal, Mycenae, Epidavros, Nafplio, Ancient Olympia with an overnight at Olympia. An amazing 2 days private tour to be enhanced only by your desires and demands. Your expert driver with superior local knowledge will drive you to off the beaten path places to explore Peloponnese like no else.
1st day – Argolida
We will start from Athens from your point of choice. First day of the tour includes the Argolida region and concludes for overnight at Olympia town. One hour drive after Athens and you will be standing over the Corinth Canal. The birds-eye canal view is breathtaking and calls for an amazing selfie. After that we will be heading to ancient Epidavros site, the first hospital campus of the world. There you will visit and step on the stage of the world-renowned ancient theatre of Epidavros. The acoustics of this structure is a benchmark even for today’s body of knowledge. In addition you will have the chance to see at the museum medical tools used back in the time that are identical to today’s practice.
After Epidavros you will visit Nafplio. A picturesque harbour town full of history and beauties. Nafplio has served as the first capital city of the modern Greek state. Stroll around the intact old city and enjoy a delicious lunch with local ingredients and traditional recipes. Our final stop for the day will be the important site of Mycenae, the origin of the Greek civilisation and one of the most epic stories in the world the Iliad. Come face to face with king Agamemnon’s golden mask at the museum. Feel the awe before the cyclopian masonry surrounding the citadel and inside the tomb of Agamemnon also known as treasury of Atreus. Finally we will end the day at Olympia town taking an overnight. This Argolida and Olympia private tour allows you to visit an amazing and remote location not approachable by Athens in one day back and forth.
2nd day – Olympia
Day 2 starts at Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic games. Fresh in the morning you will explore the archaeological site with the sanctuary of Zeus and the athletic premises. Admire the amazing findings in the museum such as the Hermes of Praxiteles. Afterwards take a break at the peaceful town of modern Olympia before heading back to Athens. Finally depending on your personal mood we may choose to follow the country road through Arcadia mountains to sightsee the traditional stone built villages. The drive to Athens is a long one, about 4 hours, and obviously a couple of breaks will be welcomed along the way whenever you feel like.
Please note that drivers are not licensed guides and are not allowed to accompany you through the sites and the museums. If you need a licensed guide for your private tour just add the appropriate service during your booking request. We strongly advise you to hire a licensed guide to make the most out of your visits. Inform us about the language you prefer for the guide if other than english. Licensed guides are subject to availability.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: Please take into account an extra seat in the vehicle for your guide when you select to have a guide for the full tour plan!
Booking & Cancellation
After submitting your booking request you will be informed asap about availability and our offer.
For your booking to be confirmed you will be asked to pay a confirmation amount. We expect to receive the confirmation payment within 12 hours or less for last minute bookings. Later than that we cannot guarantee availability for your selected service.
The confirmation amount is fully refundable if you cancel latest 3 days before your tour date. After that point and up to 24 hours before tour start we keep the 50% as cancellation fee. Last 24 hours cancellations and no-shows are not entitled to refund unless force majeure events happened.
The price offer is per group/vehicle and not per person. Each vehicle type can accommodate safely and comfortably up to a certain number of passengers. For example a sedan car may be used for up to 3 passengers. Kids are included in the total count. During the booking process you will see the notes of max passengers per vehicle type. Bear in mind to include your guide in the total passengers if you opted to have a guide during your tour unless you have arranged only for in situ guiding session. If in doubt please do not hesitate to consult us.
Included in the price offer
- The offer you will receive from us includes all costs related to the driver and the car. Licensed guide’s fee will be included too if applicable.
- Your driver will provide you with free cool bottles of water throughout your tour.
- There are no other extra or hidden costs!
Not included in the price offer
- Admission tickets to sites and museums
- Food, drinks and hotel overnights
- Tips (optional)
You may also want to check out the Argolida private tour we offer. Also don’t forget to make use of our special offer. For every tour you book with us you get a 5% discount for your next tour. It might be used by you or by your referrals. Alternatively you may use the 5% discount on your private transfer bookings you can arrange at our affiliate site executivetaxi.gr.
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Tips & Hints
- Your tour is private, not a shared one. As a private tour the plan could be adjusted to your special needs and mood of the day even in real time!
- Touring archaeological sites requires moderate physical effort. Please wear light comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Some sun protection would be helpful too in summer time.
- Please let your driver and/or your guide know if you have any food or drink allergies. Although your lunch is a’ la carte it is always good to know for any allergies and either choose appropriate lunch place or inform the cook and the staff accordingly.
- In case of physical difficulties special arrangements might required so please inform us beforehand.