The Highlights of Kefalonia – Argostoli & Melissani Lake

Type of tour: 
Private Tours
Duration: 
Half day, Full day
Licenced guide: 
Local tour director
Theme: 
Beach Fun, Greek Island Experience, Sightseeing

100% GUARANTEED PUNCTUAL RETURN TO PORT

Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

The diversity of Kefalonia, the largest island in the Ionian Sea, will amaze you. On this tour you will explore the natural beauty of the island and its renowned beaches and bays ideal for swimming and sailing.

Argostoli is the capital of the island; in this 5-hour tour you will have the chance to visit, by boat, one of the most beautiful lakes in the Balkans, the Melissani Lake. Its crystal clear water really thrills both kids and adults.

After a scenic drive through the countryside or the island, your next stop will be at the breathtaking beach of Myrtos, awarded as one of the most beautiful and cleanest coasts of the Mediterranean.

The view from above is absolutely fascinating and, of course, you will have the opportunity to swim and enjoy the summer sun! After all, Greek summers are ideal for swimming.

On the way back to the port you will have some free time in the town of Argostoli, to shop or enjoy the sights, the heart of the island.

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The highlights 
  • The Kefalonians are known as "kourloi" or crazy in a rough translation and as you discover the island you will find out that this is due to the people's open-mindedness and positivity.
  • Drive through the rugged mountains, pretty villages and great beaches.
  • Experience the diversity of the island and let yourself fall in love with the island and its people as Nicolas Cage did in the famous Hollywood film "Captain Corelli's Mandolin"
  • Spare a coin and make a wishin Melissani Lake. Take a boat ride into the cave of Melissani where you will witness all the possible shades of blue and green.
  • You will have the opportunity to swim and play on white and golden beach of Myrtos, awarded as one of the best beaches world-wide.
  • Then collect information about its archaeological past of the island where 50 thousand-year-old findings have been discovered by visiting the archeological museum of Argostoli or/and grasp the opportunity to do some shopping as you stroll through the alleys of the capital.
Important Details 

Included:

  • Transportation by deluxe Mercedes vehicle
  • Professional non-smoking driver
  • English-speaking tour director
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7

Not included:

  • Entrance fees
  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
  • Gratuities


Admission

boat fare for Melissani Lake: 7€ per person, 5€ under 12 years old

 

Cancellation Policy 

General conditions:

Except otherwise stated, tours, packages or any service canceled without due notice within three (3) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be no refund.

Any cancellation made within seven (7) – four (4) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 25% charge for services.

In the case of cancelation more than seven (7) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 50% charge for services

For cancellations more than twenty (20) days prior to the tour, there will be a full refund (no charge).

For any cancelations due to bad weather conditions leading to a change in the cruise ship itinerary, there will be a full refund (no charge).

In all of the above cases, bank expenses or administration fees that might occur for the refund will be deducted from the amount.

 

Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.

 

No servant or agent of ours can vary our conditions and any such purposed variation shall be of no effect unless it has been signed by one of our directors.

 

All matters concerning this booking shall be subject to Greek Law.

 

 

Small group tours:

Each tour operates to sufficient demand. The Travel Insiders reserves the right to cancel scheduled tours due to limited participation or other reasons beyond our control two (2) weeks before the date of the tour.

In such case, no compensation will be paid or requested from The Travel Insiders. In the event of “Places of Interest” being closed or road conditions en-route prevent the tour as advertised being operated, every endeavor will be made to substitute an alternative, but the company reserves the right to cancel or alter arrangements.

Once the group reaches the minimum number of participants (8 participants) you will receive an email notification two (2) weeks prior to tour confirming that the itinerary of your choice will be conducted as planned.

If there is not enough participation (minimum 8 participants), you will be notified via email, in which case you can alternatively book a private tour at a special price, or if you prefer, you will be fully refunded.

 

Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.