Fantastic Morocco + Spain & Portugal 2020

from $2386/per person

A remarkable tour through Morocco, Spain and Portugal, this fantastic tour takes you to three marvellous countries over 18 days. Taste countless delicacies from couscous to tapas. Stay in authentic hotels before camping in the Saharan desert. This diverse tour combines history, culture and relaxation with many unique adventures.

Duration
18 Day
Destination(s)
Morocco / Portugal / Spain
Starts in / Ends in
Marrakech / Lisbon
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
4&3 Star
Average Tour Group Size Avr. Group Size
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.
    • Accommodation
      Blue Sea Le Printemps– 4 Star
    • Included Activities
      Welcome Meeting
    • Optional Activities
      Group Dinner - 100 MAD
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Kenzi Azghor Hotel – 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Ait Ben Haddou
      Visit of Berber Village
    • Entrance Fees
      Taourirt Kasbah - 20 MAD
    3
    Day 3: Mhamid, 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.
    • Accommodation
      Irhalen Desert Camp
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast, Dinner
    • Included Activities
      Panoramic View of Zagora Villages
      4X4 Jeep Safari
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Irhalen Desert Camp
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Included Activities
      Camel Trekking
    • Optional Activities
      Quad Biking - 350 MAD
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Oasis Hotel & Spa - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Atlas Mountains
      Sightseeing of Agadir
    • Optional Activities
      Moroccan Hammam - 300 MAD
    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.
    • Accommodation
      La Perle de Mogador Hotel - 3 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Essaouira
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Blue Sea Le Printemps – 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Djeema El - Fna Square in Marrakech
    • Optional Activities
      Dinner Show - 250 MAD
    8
    Day 8: Marrakech, Madrid
    After filling up on breakfast we will fly from Marrakech to Madrid. 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.
    • Accommodation
      Hotel Mayorazgo - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Welcome Meeting
    • Optional Activities
      Group Dinner
    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!
    • Accommodation
      Hotel Mayorazgo - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Panoramic Madrid City Tour
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Catalonia Park Guell - 3 Star
    • Meals Included
      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.
    • Accommodation
      Catalonia Park Guell - 3 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Panoramic Barcelona City Tour
    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! 
    • Accommodation
      Hotel Acteon - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Orientation Walk in Valencia
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Hotel Acteon - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Valencia
    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!
    • Accommodation
      Los Angeles Hotel - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Alhambra & Generalife Gardens
      Sightseeing of Granada
    • Entrance Fees
      Alhambra & Generalife Gardens - EUR 21
    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!
    • Accommodation
      Hotel Silken Al Andalus - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of The Cathedral of St. Mary (Seville Cathedral)
      Sightseeing of Parque de María Luisa
      Sightseeing of Reales Alcázares
      Sightseeing of Mudéjar Pavilion
      Sightseeing of Sevilla
    • Optional Activities
      Flamenco Show - EUR 20-40
    • Entrance Fees
      The Cathedral of St. Mary (Seville Cathedral) - 10 Euro
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Sana Metropolitan Hotel - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Optional Activities
      Boat Trip in Lagos - EUR 20
    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.
    • Accommodation
      Sana Metropolitan Hotel - 4 Star
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Included Activities
      Sightseeing of Church Monastery of Jeronimos & Belem Tower
      Sightseeing of The Lisbon Cathedral
      Sightseeing of Alfama Quarters
      Sightseeing of St. George Castle
      Sightseeing of Lisbon
    • Entrance Fees
      St. George Castle - 10 Euro
    18
    Day 18: Lisbon
    After breakfast we will check ıut hotel at 11am and say farewell to our new friends.
    • Meals Included
      Breakfast

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    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

    17 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.

    Flight

    International Flight between Marrakech and 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?

    • 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

    HOTEL MAYORAZGO - MADRID


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

    CATALONIA PARK GUELL - BARCELONA


    HOTEL ACTEON - VALENCIA


    LOS ANGELES HOTEL - GRANADA


    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.

    SANA METROPOLITAN HOTEL - LISBON


    SANA Metropolitan Hotel is located near Praça de Espanha and only 5 minutes’ drive from Marquês de Pombal Square.

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