MOROCCO & CANARY ISLANDS
Looking for a winter holiday abroad? And forget off-season shmoff-season, you simply have your heart set on Europe? No worries, the Canary Islands, along with Morocco are the top-trending choice! Here’s a cool itinerary to get you started. And let us know what you like, because everything is fully customisable, including the places, activities and the duration of stay. So, go ahead and give us a call, as we have just the perfect solution for your winter Europe dilemma!
Day 1: Madrid
Arrive today in Madrid and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Go sightseeing in Madrid, including the majestic Royal Palace. In the evening, head out to explore Madrid’s nightlife and restaurants and sample the delicious Spanish Tapas in one or more bars. Overnight at Madrid.
Day 2: Madrid – Marrakesh
Fly into the exotic pink city of Marrakesh and settle into its ancient charms. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the snow-capped High Atlas Mountains and with the deserts not too far away either, this vibrant and chaotic old city is the perfect place to experience the best of Morocco.
Head out to experience the frenetic and exciting drama of Marrakesh’s main square, Djemaa El-Fna, in the evening when it becomes a hub for food stalls and all kinds of street performances. Overnight at Marrakesh.
Day 3: Marrakesh
Spend the day on a guided tour of Marrakesh, to discover all the exotic highlights – including the Medina of Marrakesh, a veritable maze filled with colourful souks selling an astounding variety of traditional objects.
Also visit the famous mosques and palaces like the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia Minaret and other distinctive monuments, as well as a daytime visit for a different flavour of Djemaa El-Fna. Overnight at Marrakesh.
Day 4: Marrakesh
Take a popular early morning hot air balloon ride to witness the spectacular mountains, deserts and oases outside of Marrakesh. Follow it up with a camel ride in the Palmeraie, a huge palm oasis outside Marrakesh.
Later in the day, head back to the deserts for more adventure on your own quad bike, enjoying the rugged desert and the snow-capped peaks. End the day with a traditional and relaxing spa treatment at one of the famous hammams in Marrakesh. Overnight at Marrakesh.
Day 5: Marrakesh
Head out on a 4WD excursion to the High Atlas Mountains, crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass and travelling towards the Sahara Desert. Enjoy the spectacular scenery, as you visit the desert cities of Ait Benhaddou and Ourzazate – both of which have been locations for several popular movies and TV shows like Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Star Wars, The Mummy and Game of Thrones and are even home to a large movie studio. Overnight at Marrakesh.
Day 6: Marrakesh – Gran Canaria
Fly into Gran Canaria today and settle into the mesmerising vibe of the Canary Islands. Spend time at the several beaches on the island which are flanked by many great bars and restaurants. Later at night, enjoy the boisterous nightlife of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Overnight at Gran Canaria.
Day 7: Gran Canaria
Indulge in water-sports like jet-skiing, parasailing, fly-boarding or scuba-diving. Or just laze around the beaches or in the comforts of your luxury resort. In the afternoon, take a walking tour of the atmospheric cobble-stone streets of the Vegueta neighbourhood and sample the delicious Spanish Tapas in its trendy bars.
Later, spend time at leisure at your preferred beach location, enjoying the restaurants and nightlife, as the evening turns to night. Overnight at Gran Canaria.
Day 8: Gran Canaria
Explore the mountainous landscapes inland as well as the picturesque interior villages on a tour of the island. Alternatively, take a gastronomic tour, sampling the delicious traditional products of the Canary Islands such as its wine, cheese and so on.
Another option is to go on a sailing or catamaran cruise around the island, enjoying food and drinks onboard, swimming in secluded bays and indulging in watersports like parasailing and jet-skiing. Overnight at Gran Canaria.
Day 9: Gran Canaria – Tenerife
Spend time at beaches like Playa de las Teresitas and enjoy the great seaside restaurants and bars. Later at night, join the party-loving crowd at Plaza Espana in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Overnight at Tenerife.
Day 10: Tenerife
Head to the top of Mt.Teide – the 3rd highest volcano in the world. A cable car will whisk you more than 11,500ft above sea level, early in the morning, from where you can enjoy panoramic views. When clear, you can see the vast ocean as well as the other Canary Islands from here. You can also enjoy short, easy hikes near the top of the crater.
Spend the rest of the day enjoying Tenerife’s many great restaurants and nightlife, including the great party scene at Playa de las Americas. Overnight at Tenerife.
Day 11: Tenerife
Indulge in the loads of water-sports on offer. Or explore the stunning interiors of the island on a guided tour of the Masca Valley. You also have the option to take a short cruise to the beautiful neighbouring island of La Gomera for a tour of its historic old towns and spectacular vantage points. Then, after a day well-spent outdoors, indulge and pamper yourself at one of the great spas in Tenerife. Overnight at Tenerife.
Day 12: Tenerife – Madrid
Fly back to Madrid for your final night. Spend the day exploring more of Madrid’s famed Tapas bars, indulge in brand shopping and possibly consider attending an exhilarating Flamenco dance performance at night. Overnight at Madrid.
Day 13: Madrid – India
October to April
Beautiful Coasts, Luxury Resorts
Madrid, Casa Blanca
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