Magical Morocco + Spain & Portugal

A combination of sangria, vibrant cities and beaches together with desert, camels and adventure. Mysterious lands of Morocco, before setting up camp in the Sahara. Roam the bustling markets of Marrakech, after catching the ocean breeze in Essaouira.  Then fly off to discover the lovely Spanish towns and villages. Taste delicious seafood in Portuguese harbours while sampling port wine.  A remarkable 19 day journey with Magical Spain, Portugal and Morocco tour.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

19 Days

Morocco / Spain

Marrakech / Porto

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

4 & 3 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

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In-Depth Explorer,Overland

April to October

Sights Visited on This Tour

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.

Barcelona

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. The fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modernist landmarks.

Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen is a city in the Rif Mountains of northwest Morocco. It’s known for the striking, hillarious blue-washed buildings of its old town.

Djeema El Fna

The square of Marrakech hosts many attractions and an authentic local market. Visit fortune tellers, watch snake charmers. You will feel deeply about local life in here.

Essaouira

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

Fes

Fes is a northeastern Moroccan city very often referred to as the country’s cultural capital. it is primarily known for its Fes El Bali walled medina.

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

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 is Portugal’s capital city.Amazing cathedrals, museums, long dinners, friendly locals, lively nightlife… Welcome to the second oldest capital in Europe!

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. M'Hamid is also known as Bounou

Marrakech

Marrakesh, a former imperial city in western Morocco, is a home to mosques, palaces and gardens, pottery and jewelry is a symbol of the city.

Merzouga

Merzouga is a village in the Sahara Desert in Morocco, on the edge of Erg Chebbi, a 50km long and 5km wide set of sand dunes that reach up to 350m high.

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.

Porto

Porto is a fascinating and vibrant city that is rapidly becoming one of Western Europe’s most respected tourist destinations. The city boasts an extensive history

Rabat

The capital of Morocco, is the second largest city and lies on the coast of beautiful Atlantic as well. The city was awarded second place in “Top Travel Destinations” of 2013.

Sevilla

Walk around and get lost in the is Spanish city which is perfect combination of Roman, Islamic, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque style architecture.

Zagora

Zagora is an amazing town in the Draa River valley in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of southeastern Morocco. It is referred as '' the gate to the Sahara ''

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 & 3 star hotels, desert camp in the Sahara. (Bedouin Tents)

Meals

18 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners

Transportation

A/C, modern coach or mini-bus, 4X4 Jeep. Flight from Marrakech to Barcelona.

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival and departure transfers in Morocco, arrival transfer in Spain.

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides.

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access ( where available )

Sightseeing

Saadian Tombs & Menara Gardens
Bahia Palace & Dar Si Said Museum
Hassan II Mosque
Anfa Residential Quarter
United Nations Square
Museum Mohammed

Hassan Mosque & Koutoubia Mosque
Royal Palace & Bab Bouloud Gate
Eloidaia Kasbah
Chefchaouen
Bou Inania Medersa
Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss

Najjarine Square & Spices Market
Attarine Medersa
Karaouine Medina and Mellah
Djeema El – Fna Square
Alhambra & Generalife Gardens
Giralda Tower & Riberia

Cathedral of St Mary
Parque de María Luisa & Plaza de España
Reales Alcázares & Mudéjar Pavilion
Church Monastery of Jeronimos
The Lisbon Cathedral & Belem Tower
St. George Castle & Alfama Quarters

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  

Departing

Finishing

Availabilty

Deal/Discount

Price Per Person ( $ )

Sat 1 May 2021

Wed 19 May 2021

Guaranteed
Departure

Fully Booked

25 % Off

$3608 $2706

Sat 29 May 2021

Wed 16 Jun 2021

Guaranteed
Departure

Fully Booked

25 % Off

$3608 $2706

July 2021

Sat 10 Jul 2021

Wed 28 Jul 2021

Guaranteed
Departure

Fully Booked

25 % Off

$3608 $2706

August 2021

Sat 7 Aug 2021

Wed 25 Aug 2021

Guaranteed
Departure

Fully Booked

25 % Off

$3608 $2706

September 2021

Sat 4 Sep 2021

Wed 22 Sep 2021

Guaranteed
Departure

Available

25 % Off

$3608 $2706

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Fully Booked

25 % Off

Start 1 May

End 19 May

Per Person in Share Room

$3608 $2706

Fully Booked

25 % Off

Start 29 May

End 16 Jun

Per Person in Share Room

$3608 $2706

July 2021

Fully Booked

25 % Off

Start 10 Jul

End 28 Jul

Per Person in Share Room

$3608 $2706

August 2021

Fully Booked

25 % Off

Start 7 Aug

End 25 Aug

Per Person in Share Room

$3608 $2706

September 2021

Available

25 % Off

Start 4 Sep

End 22 Sep

Per Person in Share Room

$3608 $2706

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Budgeting for This Tour

Marrakech

Bahai Palace

70 MAD

Menera Gardens

10 MAD

Saadian Tombs

70 MAD

Fes

Bou Inania Medersa

10 MAD

Attarine Medersa

20 MAD

Casablanca

Hasan II Mosque

130 MAD

Taourirt Kasbah (Aid Ben Haddou)

20 MAD


MAD 330 ( Approx. US$ 35 )

The currency of Morocco is the dirham (MAD), with bank notes found in the denominations of MAD 200, 100, 50 and 20 and coins issued in smaller values. While every traveller's spending habits may differ slightly, we have estimated the average daily expenses to help with budgeting for your next trip. Here you'll find the average cost for a meal or drink and advice for best practice in tipping.

Meals

Lunch at restaurant

US$ 7-10 

Dinner at restaurant

US$ 12-16 

Sandwich at a stall

US$ 1-2

Sfenj - Moroccan Donut

US$ 0.30 

Drinks

Bottle of water

US$ 0.5 

Coffee

US$ 1.5-2 

Tea

US$ 1-2 

Bottle of beer

US$ 2-4

Tipping

Tipping is not compulsary, but is encouraged for good service in Morocco. The general rule of thumb is to tip 5~10% in restaurants or to private services such as porters. Your guide and driver would also appreciate this kind of gratitude at the end of your tour. For Taxi Drivers, typically rounding up the fare for convenience is recommended, as well as at market stalls.
Morocco is home to some of the oldest retail cultures in the world, meaning there's no shortage of souqs waiting to be explored. Haggling in Morocco is expected and welcomed. You'll notice prices are not often listed on items in the souqs, so evaluate what you're willing to pay and come prepared to bargain with the shopkeeper - it's all part of the fun!

Leather Goods

Fez

Moroccan leather is highly unique and the centuries-old tanning techniques are still practiced across the country today. The most famous tannery is Chouara Tanner of Fez, making it the perfect place to purchase quality, hand-crafted leather goods including slippers, bags, jackets, belts and wallets. Prices for leather goods start at approximately 10 USD.

Berber Rugs

Countrywide

Berber rugs and carpets are traditionally the craftwork of nomadic women from the Middle Atlas region and date back to the 2nd century BC. They are made from virgin wool from the sheep and can be found in souqs across Marrakech in all shades, sizes and shapes. Rug shopowners will encourage you into their store with the offer of tea, but feel no obligation to buy. Rug prices may range from 50 to 1,000+ USD.

Argan Oil

Essauoira & Agadir

Used by the local Amazigh people for its healing properties, Argan Oil is immensly popular in Morocco. It is common to see women sitting on the front step of beauty shops crushing the kerns of the argan tree into paste, which is sold cosmetically for its healing properties to skin and hair. The regions surrounding Essauira and Agadir are the only places in the world where the specific tree grows. In this region you can purchase a quality 150ml bottle of the oil for approximately 20 USD.
How to budget
Entrance Fees To The Sights

Bahai Palace: 70 MAD

Menera Gardens: 10 MAD

Saadian Tombs: 70 MAD

Bou Inania Medersa: 10 MAD

Attarine Medersa: 20 MAD

Hasan II Mosque: 130 MAD

Taourirt Kasbah: 20 MAD

Total: 330 MAD

(Approx. GBP 27)

How to budget
Optional Activities

Quad Biking: 350 MAD

Moroccan Hammam: 300 MAD

Dinner Show: 250 MAD

Group Dinner: 100 MAD

How to budget
Daily Personal Spending

The Moroccan Dirham (MAD) is the currency of Morocco

Please find below approximate prices in EUR to give you an idea.

- Coffee: EUR 1 - 1.50

- Sandwiches: EUR 1,50 - 2

- A bottle of beer: EUR 2

- Mid-range restaurant meal: EUR 10

How to budget
Shopping
Souks or markets are a main characteristic of Moroccan existence. Practically all towns and cities have a souk which is an experience within itself. Exploring these bustling and vibrantly coloured souks are a major highlight. You can acquire anything from lamps to rugs, from argan oil to spices, from jewellery to clothing and everything in between. Haggling in the markets is generally welcomed meaning that often you’ll get some great bargains.

Accommodation

BLUE SEA LE PRINTEMPS
Marrakech
4 Star

This hotel is well located close to Plaza Square, and it has an outdoor swimming pool to offer. The Blue Sea Le Hotel is 3.5 km from Marrakech Plaza Square and city center.

HOTEL MIRAMAR
Essaouira
3 Star

Overlooking the bay, this Moorish beachfront hotel is Located in the center. The hotel is located 2 steps from the medina and facing the ocean, the Miramar hotel is the promise of a successful stay.

HOTEL MADRID
2 Star

ROYAL MIRAGE HOTEL
Fes
4 Star

The charming Pickalbatros Royal Mirage Fes Hotel rests in a prime location with easy access to the commercial centre and residential area in the vibrant heart of Fes.

CAMPING SITE
Merzouga
Campsite

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

CATALONIA PARK GUELL
Barcelona
3 Star

This hotel with a rooftop pool and a restaurant is situated in the upper area of Barcelona, a few minutes away from Park Güell.

HOTEL ACTEON
Valencia
4 Star

Located a few steps from Puerto de Valencia avenue and Ciudad de las Artes Ciencias. This hotel has a design of cheerful atmosphere.

LOS ANGELES HOTEL
Granada
4 Star

This 4 star hotel situated in the beautiful heart of Granada, next to La Alhambra’s relaxing residential area. The property also features a pool and a lounge.

HOTEL SILKEN AL ANDALUS
Sevilla
4 Star

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

SANA METROPOLITAN HOTEL
Lisbon
4 Star

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

VILA GALE PORTO HOTEL
Porto
4 Star

This 4 star hotel is located in the heart of Porto and close to one of its' main shopping district. Vila Gale Hotel is 1.5 km away from the city centre.

Accommodation
Marrakech
BLUE SEA LE PRINTEMPS
4 Star
Accommodation
Essaouira
HOTEL MIRAMAR
3 Star
Accommodation
HOTEL MADRID
2 Star
Accommodation
Fes
ROYAL MIRAGE HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Merzouga
CAMPING SITE
Campsite
Accommodation
Barcelona
CATALONIA PARK GUELL
3 Star
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Valencia
HOTEL ACTEON
4 Star
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Granada
LOS ANGELES HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Sevilla
HOTEL SILKEN AL ANDALUS
4 Star
Accommodation
Lisbon
SANA METROPOLITAN HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Porto
VILA GALE PORTO HOTEL
4 Star

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