31 Mar 2020
|From RM6,380 /person
|Madrid ● Granada ● Rabat ● Marrakech ● Boulmane ● Erfoud ● Fes ● Tangier ● Seville|
|PRICE PER PERSON|
“PRICE QUOTED IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO CURRENCY FLUCTUATION”
|MADRID 4*||Praga Hotel @ similar|
|GRANADA 4*||Hotel Saray @ similar|
|RABAT 5*||Rabat Hotel @ similar|
|MARRAKESH 5*||Riad Mogador Menara Hotel|
|BOULMANE 4*||Xaluca Baoulmane Danes @ similar|
|ERFOUD 4*||Xaluca Hotel @ similar|
|FEZ 5*||Zalagh Parc Palace @ similar|
|TANGIER 5*||Caser Hotel @ similar|
|SEVILLE 4*||Ribera De Triana @ similar|
PACKAGE INCLUSIVE OF:
- General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer.
- City tour in : Madrid, Rabat,Casablanca, Marrakech , Fez, Seville, Cardoba.
- Evening Transfer: Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Djema Square with horse carriage in Marrakech, Historic center of Seville in Seville.
- Ticket admission: Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakech, Great Mosque-Cathedral and ancien synagogue of Cordoba; Venta Bolero windmill in Consuegra in Cordoba.
- Ferry: Strait of Gibraltar Algeciras – Tangier in Granada, Strait of Gibraltar Tangier – Algeciras in Seville.
- 6 Lunch included in: Marrakech, Todra, Erfoud, Fez.
- 10 dinner included in: Asilah, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Boulmane, Erfoud, Fez, Fez, Tangiers.
PACKAGE EXCLUSIVE OF:
- International air ticket & airport tax
- All personal expenses during the travel
- Travel Insurance
- Departure transfer
- Others item not mentioned in itinerary
DAY 01 :
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transport to the Gran Vía district.
Welcome to Madrid! Upon arrival at the airport, we shall be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Our guide will be ready to welcome you and will provide the necessary information. Towards the end of the day, we provide transfers to the Egyptian Debod temple, Plaza de España and Gran Via; a vibrant district where you can dine at your preferred restaurant: Indian, Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern are some of the options.
DAY 02 : Breakfast / – / –
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Madrid city tour. Stroll through the Retiro Park. Visit to the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring. Night transfer.
The day starts about 08.30 hrs with a comprehensive tour through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. Visit to Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. Admission to Las Ventas Bullring included. This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon. At sunset we provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving different exquisite cuisines (Indian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, International) in which to enjoy a pleasant dinner. Return to hotel.
DAY 03 : Breakfast / Lunch / –
MADRID > GRANADA
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Lunch included. Entrance and local guide in the Alhambra. Evening transfer.
Leaving Madrid by bus in the early morning (if the group of English-speaking travellers is small, sometimes they will share the trip to Granada with Spanish-speaking passengers). We travel to the south across La Mancha, stopping in PUERTO LÁPICE, a ‘manchego’ village evoking the figure of Don Quixote. We will enter Andalusia via Despeñaperros. GRANADA, arrival. Lunch included. In the afternoon we will visit the immense Alhambra Palace, with entrance and local guide included, and its beautiful Generalife gardens, built in Arab times. Later, enjoy an evening transfer to the Albaicín of Granada, a World Heritage site along with the Alhambra, where you can enjoy dinner in a restaurant in the narrow winding streets of this captivating Medieval Moorish quarter. Tonight, you have the option to attend a flamenco dance show and the traditional neighbourhood of Sacramonte.
Note: in the Alhambra complex, the Nazari palaces allow a limited number of people in at a time. In the highly improbable case of not being able to visit this area of the Alhambra, a visit to the Alcázares will be included in Seville (which have similar architecture and features).
DAY 04 : Breakfast / – / Dinner
GRANADA > TANGIERS > ASILAH > RABAT
TODAY’S HIGHLIHTS: Step aboard a boat to Africa. Stop off in the picturesque town of Asilah, located on the ocean front. Dinner is included.
Note: Depending on the number of passengers in Morocco, this tour may be conducted in bilingual (Spanish/English) groups.
Departure from Granada. We cross the Costa del Sol. In Algeciras or Tarifa we board a modern ferry to cross the Straits of Gibraltar. The coach does not normally make the crossing, so passengers must carry their luggage. Arrival in Morocco. Beautiful landscapes. ASILAH – this picturesque small walled city on the shores of the Atlantic was an ancient port that was a base for pirates. Today the settlement is full of life. Time for lunch. Later we continue to Rabat. Arrival in Rabat. Dinner buffet and accommodation.
DAY 05 : Breakfast / – / Dinner
RABAT > CASABLANCA > MARRAKECH
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Guided visit in Rabat (admission costs included). Discover Casablanca. Kalesa (horse or donkey carriage) ride and dinner are included.
Scenic tour of Rabat, calling at the immense Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Mausoleum and the mighty Kasbah of the Udayas. At midday, we depart for Casablanca, where we shall have a short informative tour of the city. The tour includes the outside of the great Hassan II mosque, which is one of the most important in the Arab world. Then we continue towards Marrakech. After arriving at the hotel, you will be able to experience a traditional Kalesa ride up to the famous Jamaa el Fna square. Dinner buffet included. Hotel accommodation.
DAY 06 : Breakfast / Lunch / –
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Guided tour of the city. Admission prices and lunch are both included.
Start your day with a guided tour of the city that gave the country its name. We will know the great walls of the city, the Jemaa square with its activity, we will walk through the colourful Medina, we will see the Kutubia tower, we will include entrance and visit to the Bahia Palace. Lunch included. Free time to relax at the pool or to discover a famous Marrakech Souk (local market). In the evening, you can experience a Fantasia dinner and cultural show (optional).
DAY 07 : Breakfast / Lunch / –
MARRAKECH >AIT BENHADOU > QUARZAZATE > BOULMANE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Scenic landscapes. Visit a village built from adobe. Dinner buffet included.
We journey across the Atlas Mountains; frequently snow-capped high peaks greet us as we say goodbye to Marrakesh. Small Berber villages perch on the side of chasms. We interrupt the journey to stop at the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, a place where several films have been filmed. At this point of our trip, our route passes through the so-called biblical landscapes. Time in Ouarzazate city with its impressive Kasbah. We continue toward the valley of Roses. Boulmane Dades. Dinner and accommodation.
NOTE: On very rare occasions (during winter), the roads may be closed due to snowdrifts. If necessary, days 5 to 7 will be rescheduled according to our alternative itinerary. (Whether we can visit the Sahara or not will depend on road access).
DAY 08 : Breakfast / Lunch / –
BOULMANE > TODRA > ERFOUD
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful scenery. Canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains. Visit a village built from adobe. Lunch buffet included.
Feel the adrenaline on an off-road excursion on the desert sand dunes. A journey full of excitement in the Sahara Desert: The Valley of the Kasbahs; river valleys containing thousands of palm trees; plains of stones followed by oasis and adobe villages, powerful fortresses defending the thoroughfares. We visit the stunningly magnificent Todgha Gorge. On the way, we shall call at a small town built from adobe next to KHORBAT, visitors will be able to learn about this desert community, which is supported by the Europamundo Foundation.
NOTE: Sometimes access is not possible due to weather conditions, which may involve flooding of the river). We continue toward Erfoud. Lunch included. Anyone who wishes, can go on a field trip to visit the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert (experience dusk among the dunes).
DAY 09 : Breakfast / – / Dinner
ERFOUD > FES
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Breath-taking landscapes. Discover the medieval city of Fes. Dinner included.
Early morning, our trip leaves the Sahara through the mountains and crosses no¬madic areas situated in high and cold landscapes. In the afternoon, Fes awaits us. Leisure time. Dinner included and hotel accommodation.
DAY 10 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
FES > TANGIER
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Guided city tour of Fes. Admission prices included. Lunch and dinner included.
Discover Fes with an informative scenic tour. We conclude the visit by including lunch in an ancient palace in the Medina district. At the beginning of the afternoon, we depart towards the north of Morocco. Arrival in Tangier in the middle of the afternoon. Dinner included and hotel accommodation.
DAY 11 : Breakfast / – / –
TANGIER > SEVILLE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: TTravel via ferry from Africa to Europe. Spare time in Tangier. Chance for some last-minute shopping.
We return to Spain by ferry. The coach will not travel on board, and each passenger will be required to carry their own piece of luggage. We arrive in Algeciras or Tarifa and continue to SEVILLE. Evening arrival and hotel.
DAY 12 : Breakfast / – / –
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Guided visit with local expert in Seville. Boat trip along the river Guadalquivir. Night transfer to the historic city centre.
After breakfast, a local expert guides you through a scenic visit of Seville featuring the Cathedral and its famous Giralda, the banks of the Guadalquivir River, popular neighborhoods of Santa Cruz and Triana and the beautiful Plaza de España.
NOTE: If the group is fewer than fifteen travellers, it can be arranged in both Spanish and English).
After the tour, we will include a boat trip along the river Guadalquivir, enjoying the panoramic views from the boat. Enjoy leisure time straight afterwards. At the end of the afternoon, we will go to the historic city centre area (Calle Alfonso XII) where many different restaurants can be found. You can choose your favourite cuisine: Indian, Halal, Chinese, Spanish, International, and so on.
DAY 13 : Breakfast / – / –
SEVILLE > CORDOBA > MADRID
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit of Cordoba. Windmills in Consuegra.
We leave Seville following the valley of the Guadalquivir to CÓRDOBA. With a local guide, we include a visit to its great Cathedral-Mosque and to the ancient synagogue (entrances included) and a stroll in the old district with its famous patios of flowers. Free time to stroll through its flowered alleys. After lunch, we continue towards the Castilian lands and stop at CONSUEGRA, where 12 giant windmills next to the castle, contemplate the La Mancha plain. We visit Venta Rucio windmill. Continuation to MADRID and arrival at the end of the day. End of our services. Check the time of your flight in case you need an additional night.