MADRID – CORDOBA – SEVILLE – GRANADA
8 DAYS, 6 NIGHTS
TRAVELING DATE: 01 DECEMBER – 08 DECEMBER 2018
DAY 1: KUALA LUMPUR – MADRID (X/X/X)
Depart from Kuala Lumpur international Airport to Madrid International Airport. One stop over via Abu Dhabi International Airport.
DAY 2: MADRID (B/L/D)
Meet & greet with a local guide who will accompany you during this memorable tour through the gems of Islamic Spain. Panoramic city tour through the highlights of Madrid, the only western capital founded by Muslims and one of the liveliest and most charming cities in Europe: the Royal Palace (from outside), Plaza de España, Gran Vía, Cibeles Fountain, Puerta de Alcalá, Paseo de la Castellana, Bullring and Real Madrid Stadium. Halal dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Madrid.
DAY 3: MADRID – TOLEDO – GRANADA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer and visit to Toledo, the city of three cultures, and (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. The symbol of tolerance and coexistence between Muslims, Christians and Jews. Gates to the muslim-arabic city, the mosque of Cristo de la Luz, Bab the Mardum, mosque of Tornerias, Zocodover square (SouqA’Ddawabb), fortress (Alcázar, AlQasr), buildings of mudéjar art and arquitecture, etc. After lunch break, we continue our journey to Granada (Gharnata), the last Muslim Kingdom of Al Andalus. Halal dinner. Overnight in Granada.
DAY 4: GRANADA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Guided visit to the wonderful Alhambra complex, the red fortress and palace, the monument most visited in Spain and one of the top ten in the world: Alcazaba (Citadel), the three Nasrid Palaces and the magnificent gardens of the Generalife. After lunch break, you will continue your visit to the Muslim Gharnata; the Albaycin quarter (World Heritage), the place where the first Ziri court was built in the XI century, over a hill, and the place where Muslims used to live (it housed more than 30 mosques). At the top, the famous Saint Nicholas Mirador, with impresive views of the Alhambra, and very close to there, the New Mosque of Granada, the first built by Spanish new Muslims more than 500 years after Al Andalus times. You will also visit the Alcaicería (old silk market). Free time until dinner. Overnight in Granada.
DAY 5: GRANADA – CORDOBA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Cordoba, peak splendor of Al Andalus. Visit to the superb historic center of the Ummayyad capital (Great Mosque, walls, Torre de la Calahorra, the Roman Bridge, and the Arab quarter of the old medina with its lively shops). In the afternoon, after check in and some time to rest, you will continue enjoying this gem of Al Andalus, including free time for shopping. Halal dinner. Overnight in Córdoba.
DAY 6: CORDOBA – SEVILLE (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Breakfast and departure towards Seville (the islamic Isbiliya), current capital of Andalusia, filled with scent of azahar (orange blossom). Panoramic tour through the highlights of this charming city, considered by many the most beautiful of Spain: the emblematic Giralda, former Almohad minaret, the Cathedral (from outside), Santa Cruz quarter, the banks of the Guadalquivir River, the Torre del Oro, the beautiful Plaza de España Halal dinner. Overnight in Seville.
DAY 7: SEVILLE – MADRID (B/L/D)
Breakfast and transfer back to Madrid. After crossing the natural border, you will say goodbye to Andalusia and reach La Mancha, Don Quixote’s land, a landscape full of vineyards and beautiful windmills. Arrival in Madrid. If desired or time permits, visit to the Mosque of Madrid, Mosque of Omar. In the afternoon, free time for shopping or your own activities. Halal dinner. Overnight in Madrid.
DAY 8: MADRID – KUALA LUMPUR (B/X/X)
Free time at your own leisure while waiting for the driver to pick up you at the hotel. Transfer to Madrid International Airport for your returning flight to Kuala Lumpur. One stop over via Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The itinerary is for reference. It is subject to change in accordance to local requirement.
CODE CITY CODE DATE ETA/ETD
EY 411 KUL-AUH 01-Dec 1925/2300
EY 075 AUH-MAD 01-Dec 0225/0755
EY 076 MAD-AUH 08-Dec 0945/1940
EY 418 AUH-KUL 08-Dec 2235/1000(+1)
|CITY||HOTEL RATES||HOTEL NAME|
|MADRID||4 Stars||Rafael Ventas/Madrid Foro/Gran Madrid or similar|
|CORDOBA||4 Stars||Ciudad de Cordoba/Adelfas or similar|
|GRANADA||4 Stars||Abades Nevada Palace/Granada Palace or similar|
|SEVILLE||4 Stars||Exe Palmera/Exe Cartuja/Hilton Sevilla or similar|