Escorted Tours
Andalusia-Morocco

Madrid  Cordoba  Seville,  Costa del Sol, Fez  Meknesh Marrakesh Casablanca Rabat  Larache Tangier  Granada  Toledo

12 days/11 nights  Thursday departures from Madrid

2017-2018
Tour 15
5% early bird discount on 2017 bookings made by 31 Jan 2017

Andalucia Morocco tour from Madrid to Cordoba, Granada, Fez, Marrakesh, Tangier, Casablanca, Costa del Sol

Visit Andalusia and Morocco on this popular tour combination. Travel from Madrid to Seville, Costa Del Sol and on to Morocco . Discover ancient Imperial cities of Morocco like Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca and Rabat. After return to Spain and visit Granada with its famous Alhambra and the charming UNESCO Heritage city of Toledo. 

Guaranteed Departures on Thursdays 29 Dec 2016 and Mar 23, 30 2017

Guaranteed Weekly Thursday departures Apr 1- 31 Oct 2017 plus Dec 21, 28 2017 and Mar 22 and 29, 2018

ITINERARY:

Day 1 Thursday. MADRID – CÓRDOBA – SEVILLA. Departure from Plaza Oriente bus terminal at 08.30 a.m. Drive along the land of Don Quixote, The Man from La Mancha” along extensive vineyards. Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalucía, Spain's most visited region for its reputation of being the most Spanish land due to its beautiful white washed villages, stunning Moorish monuments and passionate Flamenco. Reach Cordoba and stroll around its winding streets of the former Jewish quarter with narrow alleys and hidden patios. Visit the famous Mesquita with its many columns collected form different parts of the world. I In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Sevilla. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 2 Friday. SEVILLA.
After breakfast take part in our Monumental and Panoramic city tour Cathedral, the third largest in the world (from outside), Santa Cruz Quarter, Maria Luisa Gardens and the Spain Square. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavors of this full of light city. Our recommendation is to visit (on your own) the stunningly beautiful Alcazar, the oldest still functioning royal palace in the world with its lovely gardens and lace-like rooms. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Flamenco tour in Seville

Day 3 Saturday. SEVILLA – RONDA - COSTA DEL SOL. Breakfast. Departure through the White Villages road to Ronda. Short stop to admire this town of Celtic origin with the marvelous view of the gorge below and the surrounding mountain range. Continue to Costa Del Sol. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and Accommodation.

Day 4 Sunday. COSTA DEL SOL – FEZ. After breakfast, drive though the Costa del Sol area via Marbella and Puerto Banus to Algeciras or Tarifa to board the Ferry boat to cross the strait of Gibraltar that separates the Altlantic Ocean from the Mediterranean. Watch lovely dolphins accompanying your trip in the waters during this only 15 km route. Arrival at Morocco, disembark, clear customs and continue to Fez famous for its Islamic Sanctuary and its authentic medieval Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5 Monday. FEZ. Breakfast. City tour of Fez, the most ancient of the Imperial Cities of Morocco, visiting the more interesting points of the city: the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Christian and Jewish Quarter and the “Medina” (Old City), a Medieval city and a World Heritage Site.Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation. Dinner and optional show.

Day 6 Tuesday. FEZ – MEKNES – MARRAKECH. Breakfast. Departure to Meknes, the old walled imperial city in the heart of the Mid-Atlas mountains. Panoramic tour of the city to admire the great Mansour Gate, the most well known monument of the city. Continue to Marrakech, the pink city, capital of the south. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 7 Wednesday. MARRAKECH. Breakfast. Visit of the South capital, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-deserted area, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace and Dejna El Fna Square, which is packed with fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers etc.Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation. Optional dinner with show at Fantasia Chez Ali.

Day 8 Thursday. MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA – RABAT. Breakfast. Departure towards Casablanca, business capital of the country. Short panoramic tour through the most interesting sections of the city to view the Anfa boulevard, Nations square, residential areas and the Hassan II Grand Mosque from the outside). Continue on to Rabat, official administrative and diplomatic capital of the country and residence of the king, Mohamed VI. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 9 Friday. RABAT – LARACHE - TANGIER. Breakfast. City tour of Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital, visiting the most important sights as the Royal Palace (outside), Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Departure via Larache to Tangier, the main gate between Europe and Africa due to its strategic geographic location. Short panoramic tour, free time for last minute shopping. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 10 Saturday. TANGIER – COSTA DEL SOL. Breakfast. Transfer to the pier and board the ferry to return across the Strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Arrival and continuation to Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 11 Sunday. COSTA DEL SOL - GRANADA. Breakfast. Departure to Granada. Visit the highlight of your trip, the famous Moorish Alhambra, the last stronghold of the emirs until 1492 with their stalactite-adorned rooms and verdant gardens of roses, Cyprus trees and fountains complemented by fantastic views across to the Sierra Nevada mountains. Afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Gipsy night tour in Granada to the Sacromonte quarter, the former Moorish area nestled on the hill opposite the the Alhambra .

Day 12 Monday. GRANADA – TOLEDO – MADRID. Breakfast. Departure towards the Imperial City of Toledo (World Heritage city), where the three cultures of Spain (Christians, Moorish and Jewish) have lived together. It used to be Europe's most prosperous city in the 9th century, famous for its forward thinking and religious tolerance. Interesting tour of the most important city monuments, its narrow streets and the famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) shops. Continue to Madrid. END OF THE TOUR. Extra night in Madrid can be added.


Remarks:
. Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed during the Morocco travel.
. Passport details are required at least 48 hours in advance to the tour’s departure.

TOUR  PRICE INCLUDES
Tour is bilingual conducted in English and Spanish

  • 11 nights accommodation at selected hotels

  • Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada (The Alhambra and Generalife Gardens) and Toledo with entrance fees. Sightseeing panoramic tours of Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier.  

  • Services of an English and Spanish speaking tour escort and local guides. Tour director is different during the Morocco portion.

  • Air conditioned deluxe motorcoach.

  • Daily breakfast, 11 dinners
  • Only one piece of large suitcase/luggage per person is allowed during the Morocco portion plus a small carry on to take with you to the glove compartment above the seat on the bus

 

Price per person based on double occupancy in Euro  - $ rate varies depending the exchange Dec 206 - 31Mar 2017 Apr 1-June 30 2017
1 Nov 2017 -31 March 2018
High Season
1Jul-31Oct'17
Supplement for 13 Apr, 4 May, Dec 21, Dec 28, 2017 and Mar 29, 2018 departures only
First Class 4star hotels A
per person based on double
1255 1315 1385 100
Single 1705 1775 1845 100
Standard  3star hotels  T per person based on double 1165 1210 1270 90
Single 1495 1555 1615 90

*$ rate varies depending on the exchange rate  

5% discount for 3rd person in double (triple occupancy) - no senior discount
Children 0-4 years old: free, with no seat occupancy in the bus, all their expenses during the tour will be taken care of by the parents.
25% discount for children( 4-7) sharing the room with 2 adults

5% discount for seniors age 65 and over

 

 

Nights

 

City

 

Class

 

Hotels

2

Sevilla

Tourist Class - T

 Catalonia Santa Justa****

 

 1stClass - A

Melia Lebreros****

 

2

Costa del Sol

Tourist Class T
First Class - A

Sol Principe****

Sol Don Pablo **** Don Marco or Sol Principe****

 

 

2

Fez

Tourist Class - T

Volubilis or Menzeh Zalagh ****

 

 1stClass - A

Royal Mirage * * * * * / Parc Palace * * * * *

 

2

Marrakech

Tourist Class - T

Atlas Asni* * * * /Golden Tulip****

 

 1stClass - A

Atlas Medina * * * * * / Royal Mirage * * * * *

 

1

Rabat

Tourist Class - T

Chellah * * * *  or Golden Tulip

 

 1stClass - A

Golden Tulip****

Casablanca (when not possible to overnight in Rabat due to special events)

Tourist Class - T

Atlas Almohades * * * *

 

1stClass - A

Sheraton/Casablanca Palace *****

1

Tángier

Tourist Class - T

Hilton or Sol Azur****

Royal Tulip*****

 

 1stClass - A

 

1

Granada

Tourist Class - T

Los Angeles****

 

1stClass - A

Abades Nevada Palace * * * *

 


Madrid city package with city tour and excursions is also available! Please check our
City packages / Madrid page!

Transfer prices:
Madrid airport/ hotel or station hotels or v.v. one way:

Euro 65 per car (1-3pax) Euro 94 per mini van (3-6 pax)
transfers from 9:30pm-6am 20% supplement !

2016 -2017 Pre and post nights rates in Madrid


Category A: First Class
Catalonia Gran Via **** 
1Ap-30 June and 1 Sep - 31 Oct 2016
Euro 70 per person based on double / Euro 127 per person based on single / Euro 64 per person based on triple
1 July- 31 Aug 2016, 1 Nov 2016 - 31 March 2017
Euro 60 per person based on double, euro 106 based on single/Euro 55 per person based on triple
Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa **** 
1Ap-30 June and 1 Sep - 31 Oct 2016
Euro 71 per person based on double / Euro 134 per person based on single / Euro 66 per person based on triple
1 July- 31 Aug 2016, 1 Nov 2016 - 31 March 2017
Euro 59 per person based on double, euro 110 based on single/Euro 45 per person based on triple

Tryp Madrid Plaza Espana****
1Apr-30 June/ 1 Sep-31 Oct 2016 
Euro 64 per person based on double/ Euro 113 per person based on single / Euro 59 per person based on triple
1 July- 31 Aug 2016, 1 Nov 2016-31 March 2017
Euro 52 per person based on double, euro 90 based on single/Euro 49 per person based on triple

Category Standard T Class:
Hotel Mayorazgo****
1Apr-30Jun/1Sep-31oct'16:
Euro 51 per person based on double and triple/ Euro 98 based on single, Euro 45 per person based on triple room.
1 July- 31 Aug 2016, 1 Nov 2016- 31 March 2017
Euro 44 per person based on double, euro 88 based on single/Euro 41 per person based on triple

Tryp  Madrid Centro:***
1Apr-30Jun/1Sep-31oct'16:
Euro 49 per person based on double and triple/ Euro 85 based on single, Euro 47 per person based on triple room.
1 July- 31 Aug 2016, 1 Nov 2016- 31 March 2017
Euro 39 per person based on double, euro 72 based on single/Euro 37 per person based on triple