ITINERARY

DAY 1 THU DEPART - MANILA
Depart MANILA on board Saudia Airlines. Enjoy inflight meals and entertainment.

DAY 2 FRI – Madrid – Arrival
Welcome to Madrid! Upon airport arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel for check
in. The rest of the day is free. You can explore Madrid on your own.

DAY 3 SAT. Madrid – Toledo – Madrid
Depart from Madrid in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, and relax during the
scenic drive to Toledo, a cultural melting pot renowned for its harmonious combination
of three cultures. Located a short 1-hour drive from the Spanish capital, Toledo is
known for its incredibly rich cultural heritage and makes a fascinating day trip. Learn
about the city’s many-layered history incorporating Christian, Arab and Jewish
influences, and stroll through the steep and winding streets of the old Jewish quarter.
Visit other landmarks like the Santa María la Blanca synagogue — Europe’s oldest
surviving synagogue — Santo Tomé's church, and the Gothic monastery of San Juan
de los Reyes, and take and spectacular panoramic views from the Mirador del Valle
viewpoint. Return to hotel.

DAY 4 SUN. Madrid

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Madrid city tour.
Visit to the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring. Stroll through the Retiro Park. This
morning, experience the city on a guided tour, which showcases the city’s vibrant
centre, the beautiful Plaza Mayor (Main Square), its broad and magnificent avenues
and its many fountains. Our tour includes a visit to see inside the Plaza de Toros de las
Ventas, a fine-looking building. Here we learn about the tradition of “corridas”  in the
Bullfighting  Museum. Also the day includes a walking tour of the beautiful Retiro
Park, enhanced by the lake and Crystal Palace. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon. At
sunset we provide transfer to the Plaza de Oriente in the historic centre of Madrid,
opposite the Royal Palace. In this area there are many restaurants serving different
exquisite cuisines (Indian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, Inter¬national).

DAY 5 MON. Madrid - Granada
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Entrance and local guide in the Alhambra. Evening
transfer.  
Leaving Madrid by bus in the early morning (if the group of English-speaking
travellers is fewer than 10, they will share the trip to Granada with Spanish-speaking
passengers). We travel to the south across La Mancha, stopping in PUERTO LÁPICE,
a ‘manchego’ village evoking the figure of Don Quixote. We will enter Andalusia via
Despeñaperros. GRANADA, arrival. In the afternoon we will visit the immense
Alhambra Palace, with entrance and local guide included, and its beautiful Generalife
gardens, built in Arab times.    
Later, enjoy an evening transfer to the Plaza de Gracia in Granada’s city centre, where
restaurants mix with local  cultural flavour to create an unforgettable night. Choose
between Spanish, international, Chinese, Latin cuisines, etc. Tonight you have the
option to attend a flamenco dance show and the traditional neighborhood of Sac¬ramonte.  
Note: in the Alhambra complex, the Nazari palaces allow a limited number of people
in at a time. In the highly improbable case of not being able to visit this area of the
Alhambra, a visit to the Alcázares will be included in Seville (which have similar
architecture and features).

DAY 6 TUE. Granada - Malaga - Marbella - Ronda - Seville
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: we will see the beautiful Andalusian village of Ronda.
We leave Granada and travel towards the Costa del Sol. MALAGA, arrival and time
for a stroll in the historic centre with its cathedral and the Picasso Museum. After this
we will continue along the coastal motorway with beautiful views of the Mediterranean.
PUERTO BANUS, in Marbella, a pretty high level recreational port. Time for lunch.
In the afternoon we will continue through the hills and their stories of bandoliers until
we come to RONDA, a very beautiful white town with its large gorge that divides it
in two. Continuation to SEVILLE. Arrival in the afternoon.

DAY 7 WED. Seville
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Guided visit w/ local expert in Seville. Night transfer to
historic city center
After breakfast, a local expert guides you through a scenic visit of Seville featuring the
Cathedral and its famous Giralda, the banks of the Guadalquivir River, popular
neighbourhoods of Santa Cruz and Triana and the beautiful Plaza de España. (Note:
If the group has fewer than fifteen travellers, it can be arranged in both Spanish and
English). Enjoy leisure time straight afterwards. At the end of the afternoon, we will
go to the historic city centre area (Calle Alfonso XII) where many different restaurants
can be found. You can choose your favourite cuisine: Indian, Halal, Chinese, Spanish,
International, and so on.  

DAY 8 THU. Seville - Cordoba - Consuegra - Madrid
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit to Mosque of Cordoba. Windmills in Consuegra.    
We leave Seville following the valley of the Guadalquivir to CÓRDOBA. Free time
to stroll through its flowered alleys and visit with a local guide his great Mosque –
Cathedral (entrance included). After lunch, we continue towards the Castilian lands
and stop at CONSUEGRA, where 12 giant windmills next to the castle, contemplate
the La Mancha plain. We visit Venta Bolero windmill. Continuation to MADRID and
arrival at hotel.

DAY 9 FRI – Madrid – Manila
After breakfast, the rest of the day is free until you transfer to the airport for your flight
back to Manila.


Visa Requirements:

•        Visa Application Form
•        Passport valid for 6 months
•        4 pcs of recent passport size pictures
•        COE with Leave of Absence and Salary Declaration
•        Bank Certificate & Bank Statement
•        ITR (original / photocopy)
•        Travel Insurance valid for 45 days
•        Marriage Contract / Affidavit of Consent if not travelling with Spouse
•        Birth Certificate
•        Additional if self-employed:
•        Business Registration / ITR of the Business
•        Annual Declaration Income

Inclusions:

•        Roundtrip Airfare via Saudia
•        7 NIGHTS AT 3- 4 STAR HOTEL
•        Porterage of 1 luggage at hotels
•        Breakfast
•        Sightseeing as per itinerary
•        English speaking Tour guide
•        Private air-conditioned motor coach
•        All throughout Guide
•        All entrances as per Itinerary
•        Souvenir Bag and Travel Kit
•        Personalized Luggage tags

Exclusions:

•        Travel Insurance:
Up to 60 years old: $25.00
61-69 years old: $35.00
70 years old above: $45.00
•        XT Taxes : $115.00 / passenger
(Subject to change)
•        PH Travel Tax: USD33.
•        Beverages / Drinks
•        Tips for the driver, guides, etc.
($10 per day per person)
•        Incidentals at hotels

Booking Conditions:

•        $300 booking deposit is NON refundable.
•        Full Cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 2 weeks
   before departure.
•        Min. 10 pax to run the tour
•        $550 Single Supplement
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