One week Tour package featuring the best of Spain and Morocco ancient cities. Fully guided and escorted small group tour package starting in Madrid, ending in Casablanca. This a budget tour package based on Islamic history and culture in Spain and Morocco. All our 2021 and 2022 are guaranteed departure with best-priced offers for small groups packages and private Spain and Morocco tours
Spain and Morocco are known by their ancient exotic culture and beauty expressed throughout their historic cities of Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Tangier, and Casablanca. Moorish architecture, cuisine, music, and dance reflect the zest for life of these two destinations on both sides of the strait of Gibraltar. A collage of different events that have swept through for centuries in Spain and Morocco. A masterpiece that would entice your senses with ancient history, art, and natural beauty. The focus of this one-week tour package to Spain and Morocco is what you have been searching for since your first trip to a foreign destination. Join our small group budget tour packages for small groups scheduled for 2021 and 2022. This tour to Spain and Morocco can be tailored to a private trip if group packages are not for you.
Upon your arrival at Madrid, the Spanish capital, your host will meet you at the airport and will transfer you to your hotel Toledo. Relax and acclimate for the remainder of the morning. The afternoon will be devoted to exploring the historic sites of Toledo with your small group...
Depart in the morning from Toledo to Granada. You will get an introduction to the heartbeat of artistic Spain visiting the historic highlights. We'll have lunch on the road in a typical Spanish ranch restaurant, then proceed to Cordoba an afternoon guided visit with your small group. Continue on to Granada for an overnight.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will take off to Granada crossing a beautiful part of Castilla la Mancha to the most rewarding province of Andalusia. Granada is a jewel nestled in the foothills of Mount Shulayr at the Sierra Nevada overlooking one of the most fertile plains in Spain “la Vega”. Granada holds the Moorish Alhambra Palace and its exotic gardens of Generalife. You will also visit the old Moorish quarter of Albaicin the most elite neighborhood of Moorish times, dignitary palaces, Moorish baths and fountains, Medersas schools and notable dwellings are still witnessing a glorious time in Islamic Spain. A Glorious Islamic City is still standing proudly to hold the emblem of “la Ghalib illa Allah” No Glorious but Allah. Granada is indeed unique in its history as the last outpost of Muslim Spain and also the home of many Christian monuments, including the tombs of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella idolized as the Catholic Monarchs of Spain and the lords of the Hispanic new-found world of Latin America. Initially, two historic achievements the End of Moorish sovereignty in Spain and the discovery of a new world both happened coincidently in 1492 AD
Travel in the morning in your small group from Granada visiting white villages and the reort of Costa del Sol towns to reach Tarifa. Catch your ferry to Tangier where your guide and driver from Morocco will waiting for you. Your local guide will take on a monumental tour of Tangier.
Travel in the morning from Tangier to Fes visiting the blue city of Chefchaouen in the morning. This Blue city is considered to be one of the best in the whole Mediterranean basin. After lunch, you will travel to Fez, a city that has it all. Visit the panoramic views of the Medina then retreat to your hotel for a good dinner.
Starting your tour in the morning, you will depart for Fez, where you will check into your hotel, a Moorish Riad in the Medina, and eat lunch upon arrival. You will devote your afternoon to the exploration of Fez, with a historic tour including visits to the Mellah (the Jewish quarter), the King’s palace, and the Bat’ha Museum of Moroccan Arts. Then we will drive to the Merinides hill to visit their necropolis where you will enjoy the best panoramic view on the Old walled Medina brimful with all its countless minarets to call for the prayers in a city that has responded to these calls for 12 centuries. Drive down the hills to the gate of Bab Guissa to leave your vehicle and enter a world that belongs to an ancient time. Fez has conserved its integrity to its existence and the Medina is still as it was centuries ago. Not even a bicycle is able to be used as a tool for transportation. Only donkeys, mules and horses are able to help to move all that the city produces and needs as supplies. The first guilds you will immediately encounter are the cobblers, the saddlers and blacksmiths interlaced by some caravansaries for tribesmen who come from the surrounding areas to trade and supply their needs. Down the hill to Juteya you will encounter all sorts of crafts but noticeably carpenters and leather workers as one of the traditional tanneries is not far. This walk will lead you to El Ashabine square with its different activities, from there we will wind our way to the Sgha square which will lead us to Attarine then souk el henna and the Mausoleum of Moulay Idris the founder of Fez. In the same vicinity, you will visit the Nejjarine square with its famous fountain, its guild of carpentry, the museum of folk arts at the Fondouk, the tannery and on to visit the great Mosque university of al Quarrawiyyine. Visit the market of dried fruits, the Medersa Attarine to Sbetryyine bookbinders street, the Seffarine Square where the tapping of metalworkers on copper and Brass is still deafening the passersby as it was the case for centuries. You will break for lunch then continue exploring the marvels of Fez Medina. Initially, this will highlight the Dyers of silk and other yarns workshops, Foundouk Tetouan a medieval warehouse were all kinds of traditional products are traded in the old fashion. Your discovery will proceed on to the shrine of Sidi Ahmed Tijani and up by foundouk Lihoudi where a family will host you for a traditional meant tea in their home. After dinner, the Ambiance of the Issawa Spiritual drummers will fill up the courtyard of your Riad. Enjoy dancing and chanting in the ambiance of a family circle.
In the morning, after your breakfast, you will depart for Rabat, the capital of Morocco. You will reach Rabat, a city styled in a spaciously elegant European grid, yet slightly aware of its modernity. Rabat and its twin city Sala Colonia are separated by only a river but are historically worlds apart. They have an ancient legacy that spans hundreds of generations. Each civilization that has inhabited each of the cities has left its mark, resulting in a wide variety of architectural styles, including those from the Phoenician and Roman eras. An hour's drive is sufficient to reach Casablanca in the morning. Your guide will take you to visit the great mosque of Hassan II then the Habous Moorish quarter, the old Casablanca colonial city then, of course, the resort of the Corniche. After lunch, you will have a free afternoon for your shopping in the vast market downtown Casablanca.
In the morning, our driver will take you to Casablanca Airport to catch your flight back home.
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Cost per person: $1885 USD
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