Mix It Up – Berbers, Moors, & Spaniards

Trip Itinerary

Tour Duration: October 16 -28 2019



Day 1 - NEW YORK - ROME - 5:47 PM - Overnight flight to Rome

Day 2 - ROME - TUNIS - 7:20 AM arrival Rome, connecting flight at 8:15 AM arriving Tunis at 9:40 AM. Late afternoon tour of Tunis. Combine modern culture and ancient history on a four-hour tour of Tunis; Visit the Tunis el Manar University campus, an old French neighborhood, and the Tunis medina, a maze-like old city that’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Medina with its bazaars and very animated streets (Lunch)

Day 3 - SIDI BOU SAID - CARTHAGE-BARDO MUSEUM - Combine a visit to Sidi Bou Said with a trip to Carthage from Tunis on this half-day guided tour. Admire the famous blue-and-white city while strolling through its winding cobbled streets or relaxing at a Moorish cafe. An overview of Tunisia’s history and the foundation of Carthage at Byrsa. Explore the ruins of the 3000 years-old Carthage, and trace the Punic, Roman, Byzantine and the Crusaders history. There are about 9 different sites to see, the most important are the Byrsa Hill, the Antoninus Baths, the Malaga Cisterns, the roman villas, the Punic ports; the Tophet Salambo.

Day 4 - BARDO MUSEUM & MEDINA - After breakfast explore the Bardon Museum and its beautiful collection of colorful mosaics of the Roman era. End up in the Souks for lovely cultural pieces.

Day 5 - TUNIS-CASABLANCA - Morning flight to Casablanca. City tour and lunch, continue to Marrakesh. (Lunch)

Day 6 - MARRAKECH-ESSAOUIRA-MARRAKECH - After breakfast city tour drive to Essaouira, travel from the desert to the sea on a guided tour, en route there will be a photo opportunity of “Goats on Trees”. Visit the artisans that harvest argon oil and Moroccan rugs, and discover Essaouira’s most vivid sights. Walk along the bristling cannons of the harbor-side skala and discover the town’s souks, where vendors display aromatic spices, brilliant cloth and gleaming silver. Return to Marrakesh Dinner at Chez Ali optional (Breakfast/Lunch)

Day 7 - MARRAKESH-FEZ - Early morning departure to Fez with stops in Meknes, Rabat, arriving at 12p. sightseeing tour - Fez one of the most representative Imperial cities of Morocco, dating back to the 9th century after lunch hotel check in

Day 8 - FEZ - Tour the Medina declared Patrimony of Mankind by the UNESCO, and the second largest in the world, with its monuments, the Kariouine Mosque, the Medersa and the Old Universities. Last stop maze-like market Overnight Fez. Evening Entertainment in local club (Lunch)

Day 9 - FEZ-TANGIER - After breakfast drive to Tangier tour of Tangier plus lunch. Tangier boasts a rich history and an impressive variety of architectural styles and traditions. Visit the many monuments and neighborhoods the city has to offer, including the Kasbah, the Anadolu’s gardens, El Sacco and other sites of interest, Hotel Check -in

Day 10 - TANGIER - Continue with Tangier Tour, after lunch overnight

Day 11 - TANGIER -GRANADA - After breakfast ferry crossing to Tarifa, with Gibraltar on the horizon. Disembark in Tarifa, drive to Granada with stopover in Malaga for lunch and city tour plus visit to the Alcazaba, a Moorish fortress built in the 11th century. Perched on a hill. Continue to Granada enjoy an escorted tour of the amazing Moorish palace and fortress complex of the Alhambra and the verdant Gardens of the Generalife. Optional evening of Flamenco show—heavily influenced by the Moors. Overnight

Day 12 - GRANADA-MADRID - After breakfast drive to Madrid, stopover in Cordoba. Enjoy the flea markets of Madrid

Day 13 - MADRID -NEW YORK - Early morning transfer to airport for your 9:30 AM flight to New York arriving @ 12:44 PM



TOUR TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • RATE: $3400 PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM $650.00 ADDITIONAL FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY
  • DESTINATIONS: MOROCCO, TUNISIA, SPAIN
  • DEPOSIT: $340 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT REQUIRED BY JUNE 30TH 2019 TO HOLD YOUR SEAT.
  • FINAL PAYMENT DUE: SEPTEMBER 14TH 2019
  • VISA: VISA IS NOT REQUIRED FOR US CITIZENS. ALL OTHER PLEASE CHECK WITH EMBASSY OF DESTINATIONS LISTED
  • MEALS: BREAKFAST AND EITHER LUNCH OR DINNER INCLUDED ON SOME DAYS
  • HOTEL: DELUXE HOTELS IN EACH CITY
  • BAGGAGE: 2 bags plus one carry-on
  • PAYMENTS: All major credit cards accepted plus 3% s/c. Payments by check made payable to Access Africa Corp
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