Adventure Morocco and Spain & Portugal 2020

from $2490/per person

An Amazing 19 day adventure through Morocco, Spain and Portugal. Discover Morocco from the vibrant capital of Marrakesh to camping overnight in the Sahara Desert. Discover different faces of Spain from the busy capital to the quaint towns, before relaxing and unwinding on the Portuguese beaches.

Duration
19 Day
Destination(s)
Morocco / Portugal / Spain
Starts in / Ends in
Marrakech / Madrid
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
4&3 Star
35-40

Sight Visited

ITINERARY

1
Day 1: Marrakech
Welcome to Morocco! Keep your eyes peeled at Morocco airport for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 7:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards you have free time to start exploring vibrant Marrakech or go out for an optional group dinner.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: No
 
2
Day 2: Marrakech, Zagora, Mhamid, Jeep Safari
It's time to cross into the vast Sahara desert! Drive along the Draa valley until reaching the desert village of Zagora, reflecting the traditional desert life in Morocco. The village is located at the edge of the Sahara desert and where you join a 4x4 jeep safari. Pass through magnificent dessert villages and take a break at an oasis for a locally prepared lunch. Continue on to the Saharan oasis town of M’hamid and climb up the sand dunes before we heading to our camp. A traditional Moroccan dinner is prepared by the camp staff for you to enjoy under the desert stars.
  • Included Activities: 4X4 Jeep Safari
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3
Day 3: M’hamid, Camel Trek at the desert
Wake up to the Saharan sun and take a mental picture to last forever, an astounding day of Saharan adventure awaits! Ride your camel across the Sahara soak in the magical desert atmosphere and way of life. Have lunch at a local house in the desert. Make your way back to the campsite for an experience of a lifetime: watching the desert change colour at sunset. Enjoy your Bedouin style dinner and if you're lucky locals may entertain you with traditional songs and dances by the campfire.
  • Included Activities: Camel Trekking
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
4
Day 4: M’hamid, Agadir
Enough of the desert, time to embrace the ocean! Leave the desert sands for the sandy beaches of Agadir and the beautiful vast ocean. A popular sea resort, especially for windsurfers, the town gets 340 days of sunshine a year! Roam the pretty village and markets, and rest up along the southern Atlantic coastline of Morocco.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Atlas Mountains & Berber Village
  • Optional Activities: Water Sports
  • Meals: Breakfast
5
Day 5: Agadir, Essaouira
Hop back on the coach and drive along the charming ocean coast and banana plantations until we reach Essaouira. Morocco’s top sea-side destination, Essaouira has something to offer everyone: water sports, delicious Moroccan seafood, vast beaches and attractive nightlife. Its marvellous citadel is an attraction of its own with breath-taking views of the ocean and tiny local shops scattered all around.
  • Meals: Breakfast
6
Day 6: Essaouira
Embark on a full day of discovery of the beautiful town. One of the most popular surfing destinations on the Atlantic Ocean, Essaouira is serene, friendly and charming. Wander through tall white houses with yellow detail and blue doors, narrow streets, local markets and the impressive ramparts that surround the old town. Enjoy some jazz, and savour delicious fish at the Essaouira port for a spectacular evening.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Essaouira
  • Meals: Breakfast
7
Day 7: Essaouira, Marrakech
Time to bid farewell to the ocean as you embark on a scenic drive to Marrakech through Argan trees. If you're lucky, you may meet goats climbing the trees! Late in the afternoon you will reach the fascinating city of Marrakech. It is where the Arab city culture meets the Berber culture of the desert and mountain villages. Here, the sub-Saharan traders would trade their wares with European merchants, who would then bring them to Europe. Wear your haggling hats as you discover Djemaa el-Fna Square and brace for the mayhem! Marking the entrance to the huge bazaar, the area is packed with story tellers, snake charmers, acrobats, musicians and folk dancers.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Djemaa el-Fna
  • Optional Activities: Fantasia Night
  • Meals: Breakfast
8
Day 8: Marrakech, Madrid
After filling up on breakfast we will fly from Marrakech to Madrid. Keep your eyes peeled for Travel Talk sign for transfer to hotel. Meet at the lobby reception at 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your new local tour guide and other tour members. After, you will have free time to explore Madrid's vibrant nightlife or join us for an optional group dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting in Madrid
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
9
Day 9: Madrid City Tour
Start the day with breakfast before we head off on a guided panoramic city tour passing by top attractions such as the buzzing social hub of Puerta del Sol, the historical square of Plaza Mayor, the official residence of the Spanish royal family Palacio Real, as well as the Almudena Cathedral among many other places. You can’t leave Spain’s capital without trying the regions speciality churros or a quick stroll through Buen Retiro Park for that insta-worthy pic at the Crystal Palace!
  • Included Activities: Panoramic Madrid City Tour,
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
10
Day 10: Madrid, Barcelona
Today we will depart for the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Barcelona. A mecca of culture, art and adventure, it's no wonder it's a favourite city amongst many travellers. Spend you free afternoon as you please! You could check out some of  Gaudí’s’s stunning works of architecture which are scattered throughout the city, or visit Camp Nou stadium a football lovers dream.
  • Meals: Breakfast
11
Day 11: Barcelona City Tour
We'll start the day by checking out all the top sites in our guided panoramic city tour.  In the afternoon, you will have free time to explore the pretty cobblestone streets of the old Gothic Quarter or the buzzing La Rambla district.
  • Included Activities: Guided Barcelona Panoramic City Tour
  • Meals: Breakfast
 
12
Day 12: Barcelona, Valencia
Valencia here we come! On arrival we will spend the evening exploring the city together on an orientation walk. In the evening why not try some delicious paella, it originated from this city after all and after check out Valencia's nightlife! 
  • Meals: Breakfast
13
Day 13: Valencia City Tour
After breakfast we start our walking tour at Plaza de Reina, located in the heart of the old city. In the afternoon, you will have free time to explore the city by your own. Relax at the beach or visit Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias a modern scientific and cultural complex which is the largest of it's kind in Europe.
  • Included Activities: Valencia City Tour
  • Meals: Breakfast
14
Day 14: Valencia, Granada
It’s time to depart for our next stop Granada. On arrival we will take a guided orientation tour of Granada to get a glimpse into this beautiful region of Spain. Don't forget to check out one of Spain's iconic highlights, the Alhambra and Generalife gardens. Walk around the fortified Moorish palace complex, with its dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, it's not a sight you should miss. End the day by treating yourself to a cold drink and you’ll usually get a free tapa! Winning!
  • Meals: Breakfast
15
Day 15: Granada, Sevilla
Time to hit the road, and drive to Sevilla. On arrival, we will walk around Sevilla city centre and you may even recognise some sights along the way, hint *GOT & Star Wars*. In the afternoon, spend some time exploring as you please. We’d recommend climbing the Giralda tower in the Cathedral of St Mary for some epic views, or wandering around the Plaza de España in Parque de María Luisa for it’s grandeur, canal and beautiful ceramics. One of the oldest places in Europe, Reales Alcázares is also a must see, and is the perfect example of Mudéjar architecture. What better way to end the day with an optional Flamenco show! Olé!
  • Included Activities: City tour of Sevilla
  • Optional Activities: Flamenco Show
  • Meals: Breakfast
16
Day 16: Sevilla, Lagos, Lisbon
Goodbye Spain, hello Portugal. First stop is the beautiful paradise of Lagos. Chill by the ocean and catch some sun rays on the sand, the rest of the day is yours to do as you please. In the evening, we will drive to Portugal’s capital Lisbon.
  • Included Activities: Leisure time at the beach in Lagos
  • Optional Activities: Boat trip in Lagos
  • Meals: Breakfast
17
Day 17: Lisbon City Tour
It’s time hit the buzzing streets of Lisbon starting with a city tour visiting famous landmarks including the Church Monastery of Jeronimos and Belem Tower, the Lisbon Cathedral, Alfama Quarters, and St.George Castle. The afternoon is yours to roam the pretty streets, winding paths and historic buildings. Why not take a tram ride, or try one (or twenty) of Lisbon’s famous tarts Pastel de Nata. Get the party vibes going, as this evening we can check out Lisbon's famous nightlife in Barrio Alto.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Lisbon
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
18
Day 18: Lisbon, Porto
Today we will drive to Porto, the city famous for it's port wine. In the afternoon take a guided walk around the old city of Riberia. There is free time in the afternoon to explore the pretty streets or walk alongside the Douro River. In the evening, we can spend our last dinner together. 
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Lisbon
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
19
Day 19: Porto, Madrid
After breakfast we will head to Madrid where our tour ends.  
  • Meals: Breakfast
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Price ($)
Sat 4 Apr 2020
$2681
Sat 18 Apr 2020
$2490
Sat 2 May 2020
$2490
Sat 30 May 2020
$2681
Sat 13 Jun 2020
$2681
Sat 27 Jun 2020
$2681
Sat 11 Jul 2020
$2681
Sat 25 Jul 2020
$2681
Sat 8 Aug 2020
$2681
Sat 22 Aug 2020
$2490
Sat 5 Sep 2020
$2490
Sat 19 Sep 2020
$2490
Sat 3 Oct 2020
$2490
Sat 17 Oct 2020
$2490
Sat 31 Oct 2020
$2490

The tour price covers the following services:

Accommodation

4 star hotels and desert camp, Bedouin tents in Morocco and 3 star hotels in Spain & Portugal.

Meals

18 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 2 Dinners

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus on land tours | Flight between Marrakech and Madrid.

Airport Transfer

Arrival and return transfers in Morocco.

Guide

Services of experienced Travel Talk local tour guides, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in Morocco | Local tour leaders in Spain & Portugal

What is not included in the tour price?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

BLUE SEA LE PRINTEMPS HOTEL - MARRAKECH


This hotel is well located close to Plaza Square, and it has an outdoor swimming pool to offer.

CAMPING SITE ZAGORA


This camping is an amazing place to relax and to dive deep into nomadic spirit. Get ready for once in a lifetime experience around the campfire, under the sky.

CAMPING SITE M'HAMID


It's only an hour driving from Zagora, located in the Sahara, this camping site is decorated Berber style, accommodation includes open air folk-shows around the campfire, traditional foods.

TULIP INN OASIS HOTEL - AGADIR


Centrally located in Agadir and only 200 metres far from the beach, has a fully equipped fitness saloon and most rooms have sea views from the rooms.

PALAIS DES REMPARTS - ESSAOUIRA


Palais Des Remparts is situated in the heart of the medina of Essaouira, only 3 minutes from the beach. Dating from the 18th century, this now stylish hotel serves traditional Moroccan cuisine.

HOTEL MAYORAZGO - MADRID


Hotel Mayorazgo is located very centrally in Madrid, in walking distance to Gran Via, Plaza Espana and The Royal Palace

NH BARCELONA EIXAMPLE - BARCELONA


HOTEL NH VALENCIA LAS CIENCIAS - VALENCIA


HOTEL ANDALUCIA CENTER - GRANADA


Hotel Andalucía Center is located 200 metres from Granada’s Science Park, 15 minutes walk from the city centre. It offers a seasonal rooftop pool and hot tub, and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

HOTEL SILKEN AL ANDALUS - SEVILLA


Silken Al-Andalus Palace Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Seville s historic centre. It offers a gym, beauty salon and a seasonal outdoor pool, as well as terraces, gardens and open spaces to relax in.

RAMADA BY WYNDHAM - LISBON


NH PORTO JARDIM - PORTO


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