Monuments, Mythology & Medicine: GREECE with Dr Jay Popp

      Athens, Greece

      NJ
      27 reviews
      Sep 27 - Oct 7, 2023
      Group size: 10 - 22
      Monuments, Mythology & Medicine: GREECE with Dr Jay Popp
      Athens, Greece

      27 reviews

      $NaN
      Sep 27 - Oct 7, 2023
      Group size: 10 - 22

      About this trip

      Visit Greece on this customized Cultural Immersion and Healthcare Journey.   Nestled between the waters of the Aegean and Ionian seas, Greece’s captivating history and scenic beauty make it a perfect destination for the discerning Nanda traveler. Beginning in the capital of Athens, journey out to explore smaller towns and islands, some with ties to Hippocrates, venturing beyond the tourist trail to explore the “real” Greece. 


      Connect with clinicians, association leaders, and community members in a variety of settings to explore access to healthcare, healthcare policy and the similarities and differences between the Greek and US system. 


      Cultural and community highlights include private explorations of Athens including the Acropolis and a unique cooking class. Visits are included to museums and quaint towns to give you a true insider's look into daily life in Greece! Take part in a truffle hunting adventure in Meteora, visit hilltop monasteries and explore the beautiful Aegean islands of Kos and Nisyros.


      There will also be an opportunity to extend your time and explore the largest Greek Island, Crete.


      DOWNLOAD DAILY ITINERARY HERE

      DOWNLOAD PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS HERE


      What’s included

      • Flights
        Roundtrip Economy Flights From New York
      • Hotel Accommodations
        4 Star Hotels & Breakfast
      • National Guide
        English speaking guide to stay with you throughout the program
      • Local Guides
        Local Guides who will provide specialized local knowledge throughout the journey
      • Entrance Fees
        All entrance fees and activities mentioned
      • Private Transport
        Private motorcoach and dedicated driver
      • Meals
        Daily Breakfast & Lunch & 4 of 8 Dinners
      • Professional Meetings
        3-4 Hours of meetings focused on internal medicine
      • Unique Itinerary
        Nanda Journeys has designed this program exclusively for Dr. Popp and his guests
      • 24/7 Travel Support
        Nanda Journeys team support before, during and after travel. 24/7 during travel.
      • Most Tips
        Tips for restaurants, drivers & guest program guides included
      • Passport & Visas
        Passport application, renewal and visas (if applicable) are not included
      • Alcoholic Beverages
        Meals include soft drinks with alcoholic beverages being at your own personal expense in most cases
      • Meals
        Meals not mentioned in the program itinerary
      • Insurance
        Travel insurance is not included, but highly recommended. Nanda Journeys will provide recommendations
      • Tips
        Tips for national guide and hotel staff are not included. Suggested tipping $10-15 per person per day for the guide & $2-4 in room maid service.
      • Domestic Flights
        Domestic Flight to NYC not included

      Available Packages

      Shared Room with flights
      10 left

       Pricing per person including airfare, shared room with twin or double bed. Please review Booking Terms & Conditions  HERE 


      ** Nanda Journeys will endeavor to assist persons requesting a roommate, however, a shared room cannot be guaranteed. Participants will be contacted to confirm space in a shared occupancy room approx. 90 days prior to travel. If we are unsuccessful in finding a suitable roommate, the enrollee will be invoiced the applicable single supplement **

      $6,499
      Deposit: $500
      Single Room with Flights
      10 left

      Pricing per person including airfare and single room. Please review Booking Terms & Conditions HERE 

      $7,798
      Deposit: $500
      Shared Room Land Only

      By selecting this option you are electing to book your own flights. Please review Booking Terms & Conditions HERE 


      ** Nanda Journeys will endeavor to assist persons requesting a roommate, however, a shared room cannot be guaranteed. Participants will be contacted to confirm space in a shared occupancy room approx. 90 days prior to travel. If we are unsuccessful in finding a suitable roommate, the enrollee will be invoiced the applicable single supplement ** 

      $5,499
      Deposit: $500
      Single Room Land Only

      By selecting this option you are electing to book your own flights.  Please review Booking Terms & Conditions HERE  

      $6,798
      Deposit: $500

      Available options



      Itinerary

      Day 1
      Travel to Athens, Greece

      Depart from NYC area today make your way to Athens.


      Focus on Health Care & Education

      • Meaningful interaction between travelers and a healthcare professional in Greece will allow a chance to discuss the internal medical system. Better understand the challenges Greece faces with health care delivery and access to care with ever-growing incidence of chronic disease, as well as the impact of pandemics.

      • Learn more about Hippocrates’s legacy as you explore sites dedicated to the Father of Medicine. He spent his last years in ancient Larissa, and you will see the small monument (statue) and tomb as well as nearby Diachronic Museum. Also explore the Hippocrates botanic garden and cultural center in Kos.


      Focus on Community and Culture

      • Take part in a fun hands-on introductory cooking lesson at a local taverna to learn traditional Greek dishes like gyros or the sweet rag pie called patsavouropita.

      • Visit iconic sites like the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic games were held in 1896. In route to the Acropolis of Athens your guide will point out many sites including the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch.

      • Enjoy a truffle hunting adventure with truffle hunting dogs and their handlers in Meteora. Chefs will use those truffles along with local mushrooms to create some tasty dishes for you to enjoy.

      • Visit the hilltop monasteries of Meteora and explore the gorgeous Aegean islands of Kos and Nisyros.


      Program Highlights

      • Accompanying guest program – alternate activities will be provided for guests who do not wish to attend the meetings.

      • Optional post trip extension to Crete


      DOWNLOAD ITINERARY HERE

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      NJ
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