Adventure Morocco + Spain & Portugal

€954/per person

Go on an adventure; discover Morocco from the earthly 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
15 Day
Destination(s)
SpainSpain
Starts in / Ends in
Marrakech / Madrid
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
4&3 Star
25-30 people

Sight Visited

  • Agadir
    Agadir

    A major coastal town on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, Agadir is famous with its summer resorts and beautiful beaches.

  • Al Hambra Palace
    Al Hambra Palace

    The magnificent palace from the 11th century gets its name from its red walls -Red Castle in Arabic. This World Heritage Site is a must-see in this lovely city.

  • Bahia Palace
    Bahia Palace

    The name itself meaning “brilliance”, Bahia Palace was built to be the greatest palace of its time in the 19th century with the essence of Islamic - Moroccan style.

  • Cordoba
    Cordoba

    The cultural and historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a World Heritage Site. The Alcazar Fortress is breath-taking and the Jewish neighborhood is not to be missed.

  • Djeema El Fna
    Djeema El Fna

    The main square of Marrakech hosts many attractions and an authentic local market. Visit fortune tellers, watch snake charmers or acrobats.

  • Essaouira
    Essaouira

    Located on the Atlantic Coast, Essaouira is famous with the powerful trade wind blowing onto the protected, calm bay. Very popular among windsurfers!

  • Granada
    Granada

    The cultural and historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a World Heritage Site. The Alcazar Fortress is breath-taking and the Jewish neighborhood is not to be missed.

  • Lagos
    Lagos

    You will fall in love with this warm seaside town offering Portuguese culture. This beautiful city with sandy beaches also offers a large variety of water sports.

  • Lisbon
    Lisbon

    Amazing cathedrals, museums, long dinners, friendly locals, lively nightlife… Welcome to the second oldest capital in Europe!

  • M'Hamid
    M'Hamid

    M’hamid is an oasis town isolated from the crowds. Hidden in the palm oases of M’Hamid are seven old and decaying Ksars.

  • Madrid
    Madrid

    The capital of Spain, located in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, offers an extensive artistic & cultural heritage. An amazing city in every aspect.

  • Marrakech
    Marrakech

    The main square of Marrakech hosts many attractions and an authentic local market. Visit fortune tellers, watch snake charmers or acrobats.

  • Ouarzazate
    Ouarzazate

    The “door of the desert”, Ourzazate is located just in the north of the Sahara desert. It is mainly inhabited by Berbers who built the famous Kasbahs.

  • Sevilla
    Sevilla

    Walk around and get lost in the perfect combination of Roman, Islamic, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque style architecture before you get some tapas and join the night.

Itinerary

1
Day 1: Marrakech
At the terminal keep your eyes open for the Travel Talk sign, as we pick you up from the airport and take you to our hotel. Gather round in the hotel lobby at 7:00pm as we meet both the other tour members and the guide. Listen up for a fast and informal meeting with the leader including registration and a short brief about the adventures ahead and some country info. Optional dinner together is available to get to know your travel mates better.
  • Included Activities; Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; No
 
2
Day 2: Marrakech, Ouarzazate
After breakfast we depart for Ouarzazate, on the way we’ll visit the berber village Ait Ben Haddou well-known for its universal Kasbah where we have the chance to visit a berber house. Then we’ll continue to the Moroccan Holywood, Ouarzazate for optional visit of cinema studios. Overnight in Ouarzazate.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Ait Ben Haddou,  4X4 Jeep Safari
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3
Day 3: Ouarzazade, Zagora, M’hamid Jeep Safari
In the morning, we take our bus for a wonderful drive along the Draa valley until we reach the desert village Zagora reflecting the traditional life of Morocco. The village is located at the edge of sahara and the famous 52 days by camel to Tombouctou. we join a 4*4 jeep safari through magnificent oases, one of which where we enjoy our lunch. We then drive through the Saharan town of Mhamid and sand dunes nearby before we head back to our tent and have dinner under the desert stars.
  • Included Activities; 4 wheels drive on the desert, Camel Ride
  • Optional Activities ; Quad Biking
  • Meals ; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
4
Day 4: Camel Trek at the desert
An amazing day in the Moroccan desert! We join a camel trek in the Sahara and enjoy the adventurous atmosphere of the desert life. We have lunch and then make our way to our bivouac where an awesome experience awaits us: watching the desert change color under the sunset, starring at a billion stars in the night sky or listening to the silence of the desert before the sun comes up.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Atlas Mountains & Berber Village
  • Optional Activities ; Water Sports
  • Meals ; Breakfast
5
Day 5: Zagora, Agadir
Today we get back our bus then drive along the Oasis, passing palm groves, Berber villages and continue through the High Atlas mountains until we reach Agadir, Morocco’s number one sea resort. With over 340 days of sunshine a year, situated on the southern part of Morocco’s Atlantic coastline, Agadir has something to offer everyone: water sports, delicious Moroccan sea food, fantastic beaches and attractive nightlife.
  • Meals ; Breakfast
6
Day 6: Agadir, Essaouira
After a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast through the Argane tree forests and banana plantations, we arrive in Essaouira, the most popular wind-surfing destination on the Atlantic Ocean. Essaouira is still serene, friendly and charming. Wander through tall white houses with yellow detail and blue doors, narrow streets and the ramparts that protect most of the town. Savouring grilled sardines and fish at the Essaouira port is a spectacular way to spend the evening.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Medina &  Essaouira
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast
7
Day 7: Essaouira, Marrakech
Today we depart for Marrakech. In the afternoon we will visit Djemaa el Fna Square - filled with story tellers, snake charmers, acrobats, musicians and folk dancers. We remain in Marrakech overnight.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Djeema El Fna
  • Optional Activities ; Fantasia Night
  • Meals ; Breakfast
8
Day 8: Marrakech, Madrid
Flight from Marrakech to Madrid. Transfer to the hotel and in the evening orientation walk into the nightlife of Madrid.
  • Included Activities; Welcome Meeting in Madrid
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; Breakfast
9
Day 9: Madrid, Granada
City tour visiting Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Palacio Real, Cathedral and the Plaza de Oriente,Prado Museum, Paseo del Arte, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.
  • Included Activities; Guided Madrid & Granada City Tour,
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast
10
Day 10: Granada, Cordoba, Sevilla
Orientation tour to the Alhambra and Generalife in Granada and short visit to Alcazar de los Reyes Christianos and Jewish neighbourhood in Cordoba before arriving in Sevilla.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Alhambra & Cordoba
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; Breakfast
11
Day 11: Sevilla
Orientation walk around the Cathedral of St. Mary, Giralda tower, Reales Alcázares, neighbourhood of Santa Cruz, Parque de Maria Luisa, La Plaza de América, Mudejar Pavilion.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Seville
  • Optional Activities ; Flamenco Show
  • Meals ; Breakfast
12
Day 12: Sevilla, Lagos, Lisbon
Visit to the backpackers paradise Lagos before arriving in Lisbon.
  • Included Activities; Leisure time at the beach in Lagos
  • Optional Activities ; Boat Trip in Lagos
  • Meals ; Breakfast
13
Day 13: Lisbon City Tour
City tour visiting the Cathedral, the chapel of Joao Gordo, the Church and Tower of Clerics, the Arabian hall, the Church of Sao Francisco and Praça de la Ribera square
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Lisbon
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; Breakfast
14
Day 14: Lisbon, Madrid
Today we leave Portugal and make our way back to Madrid, the capital of Spain.
  • Meals ; Breakfast
15
Day 15: Madrid
Our tour concludes after breakfast. Say farewell to all your new buddies and we wish you a safe onward journey!
  • Meals ; Breakfast
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Price (€)

The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

Accommodation

4 star, superior 3 star hotels desert camp, debouin tents.

Meals

14 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 2 Dinners

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus on land tours | Flight from Morocco to Spain

Airport Transfer

Arrival and return transfers in Morocco | Arrival airport transfer in Madrid

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 and local payment?

  • 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

HOTEL MAYORAZGO - MADRID


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

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.

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.

ZALAGH KASBAH HOTEL - MARRAKECH


The Zalagh Kasbah Hotel & Spa is conveniently situated near the Agdal gardens and the ramparts of the old city “Medina”, only 10 minutes from the famous square Jemaa-el-Fna, the international Airport Menara and the Railway station, far from the bustle and traffic, with great views of the Atlas Mountains.

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.

HOTEL MIRAMAR - ESSAOUIRA


Overlooking the bay of Essaouira, this Moorish beachfront hotel is Located in the center of Essaouira.

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.

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.

Tour Review Scores And Breakdown

At Travel Talk we do not only provide excellent value for premium adventures, but also strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.9% customer satisfaction for 2016. We believe that our affordable tours, quality accommodation, transportation and sightseeing tours combined with likeminded people, passionate tour leaders and the overall atmosphere of a Travel Talk tour have made these results. However, we are never ones to rest on our laurels, and we continually try to improve on this year after year; and what do we get out of this? The satisfaction of our travellers!

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