Magical Spain& Portugal + Morocco

$1371/per person

A combination of sangria, sun and fun mixed with desert, camels and adventure. Let us take you on this magical journey through these three different, unique and incredible countries.

Duration
15 Day
Destination(s)
Morocco / Spain
Starts in / Ends in
Madrid / Marrakech
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
4 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Zagora
    Zagora

    Zagora is referred to as the "gate to the Sahara Desert "

Itinerary

1
Day 1: Madrid
Meet your Travel Talk tour leader and other travel buddies at the hotel accommodation in the evening and then join us for an orientation walk into the nightlife of Madrid.
  • Included Activities; Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; No
  
2
Day 2: Madrid City Tour, 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
 
3
Day 3: 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
4
Day 4: 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
5
Day 5: 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
6
Day 6: 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
7
Day 7: Lisbon, Madrid
We'll have the last breakfast in Lisbon before we move to meet Madrid's history, culture and amazing nightlife.
  • Meals ; Breakfast
 
8
Day 8: Madrid, Marrakech
Flight from Madrid to Marrakech and transfer to the hotel.
  • Included Activities; Welcome Meeting in Marrakech
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; Breakfast
9
Day 9: Marrakech, Ourzazate, Zagora, Mhamid, Jeep Safari
After breakfast we depart for Ouarzazate and on the way we’ll visit the berber village Ait Ben Haddou well-known for its universal Kasbah which has been used in many Hollywood films. Here we will also have the chance to visit a local berber house. We drive along the Draa valley until we reach the desert village of Zagora, reflecting the traditional life in Morocco. The village is located at the edge of the Sahara desert and here we join the 4x4 jeep safari. We drive through magnificent oasis and take a break at one to enjoy a prepared lunch. We then drive through the Saharan town of Mhamid and stop to have a run on the sand dunes before we head back to our tent. A traditional Moroccan dinner is prepared by the camp staff and you can enjoy your meal under the desert stars.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Ait Ben Haddou, 4x4 Jeep Safari
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
10
Day 10: Mhamid, Zagora, Camel Trek at the desert
An amazing day in the Moroccan desert! Today we ride camels through the Sahara and enjoy the adventurous atmosphere of the desert life. We have lunch at a house in the desert with the option to get a henna tatto. We then make our way back to our campsite where an awesome experience awaits us: watching the desert change color under the sunset. Dinner is again prepared by the locals and if you're lucky they will entertain you with some traditional song and dance by the campfire.
  • Included Activities; 4 Wheels drive on the desert & Camel Ride
  • Optional Activities ; Quad Biking
  • Meals ; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
11
Day 11: Zagora, Agadir
Enough of desert! Be ready for Ocean, from the desert sands to the beach sands and a beautiful ocean waters. We have a overnight stay in a beautiful resort in Agadir.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Atlas Mountains & Berber Village
  • Optional Activities ; Water Sports
  • Meals ; Breakfast
12
Day 12: Agadir, Essaouira
Today we are back on our coach and 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 seafood, fantastic beaches and attractive nightlife.
  • Meals ; Breakfast
13
Day 13: 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
14
Day 14: 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
15
Day 15: Marrakech
Our trip will end after check-out (11:00am) say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast, and we bid you safe travels.
  • Meals ; Breakfast
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Price ($)

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

Accommodation

4 star hotels and desert camp, Bedouin tents.

Meals

14 breakfasts | 2 Lunch | 2 Dinners

Transportation

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

Airport Transfers

Arrival and return transfers in Morocco.

Guide

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in Morocco | Local guides 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 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.

SANA METROPOLITAN HOTEL - LISBON


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

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.

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.

HOTEL MIRAMAR - ESSAOUIRA


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

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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