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GREAT IBERIAN ROUTE

GREAT IBERIAN ROUTE

11 NIGHTS / 12 DAYS

JC-IE-TOUR NO. 134

Includes


  •  Hotel
  •  Transfers
  •   City Tour
  •  Sightseeings
  •  Breakfast


Package Inclusions


  • 02 Nights accommodation in Madrid.
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Barcelona.
  • 01 Night accommodation in Valencia.
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Granada.
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Seville.
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Lisbon.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide.
  • Basic travel insurance.
  • Arrival transfer.
  • Madrid City Tour.
  • Barcelona City Tour.
  • Granada City Tour.
  • Seville City Tour.
  • Lisbon City Tour.
  • Evening Transfer : Debod Temple and Plaza de Espana/Gran Via, Plaza de Oriente in Madrid, Ramblas and Plaza de Cataluna, Plaza de Toros de      Valencia, Plaza de Gracia in Granada, Historic City Centre Area in Seville, Bairro Alto, Debod Temple and Plaza de Espana/Gran Via.
  • Ticket admission : Plaza de Toros de las Ventas, Poblet Monastery, Poble Espanyol, Alhambra in Granada, La Rabida Monastery, Chapel of Bones in   Evora, Funicular Bairro Alto.
  • Train : Montserrat, Caravaca de la Cruz.
  • All tours & transfers on seat in coach basis.


Exclusions


  • Return airfare in economy class with taxes.
  • Any Meals other than specified in inclusions.
  • Personal expenses such as tips, porterage, telephone calls, rooms service, etc.
  • Surcharge will be applicable on particular events, festival, exhibition & fairs.
  • Any security deposit asked by the hotel during check in.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Visa Charges.
  • Service Tax extra.


Detailed Itinerary


Day 1 : Arrival at Madrid

Welcome to Madrid! Upon arrival at the airport, we shall be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Our guide will be ready to welcome you and will provide the necessary information. Towards the end of the day, we provide transfers to the Egyptian Debod temple, Plaza de Espana and Gran Via; a vibrant district where you can dine at your preferred restaurant: Indian, Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern are some of the options. Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 : Madrid City Tour

After breakfast at the hotel. This morning, experience the city on a guided tour, which showcases the citys 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. If you wish, there is an optional visit to the Royal Palace. 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, International). Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 : Madrid – Zaragoza – Poblet – Montserrat – Barcelona

After breakfast at the hotel. We depart early in the morning from Madrid. Heading towards Aragon, we pause our journey in Zaragoza. Our guide will join the group to Basilica del Pilar. We visit this impressive sanctuary. Directly afterwards, the group will have free time in the city centre. Later, we make our way to Cataluna to the Monastery of Poblet, surrounded by walls in a beautiful setting, this is one of the best preserved medieval monasteries in the world (entrance and guided tour included). We then go on to the Monastery of Montserrat where we include a ride on the rack train for the fantastic views this gives. Continuation to Barcelona, arrival in the late afternoon. Free time to explore. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 : Barcelona City Tour

After breakfast at the hotel. Today we will get to know Barcelona, an impressive city right on the Mediterranean Sea. Our visit includes an informative city tour with a local expert (note: If the group has fewer than fifteen people, explanations can be given by our guide.) We also visit the citys historic central area with its Gothic neighbourhood dating back to the Middle Ages. We will visit the area where the Olympic Games took place. It will be possible to see and photograph La Sagrada Familia basilica; the masterpiece designed by the architect Gaudi. Subsequently, we include the entry ticket to Poble Espanyol (meaning Spanish Village). This open air architectural museum is situated in one of the most emblematic areas of Barcelona. Be delighted by the best Spanish craftsmanship and discover the architectural styles, traditions and folklore of the different communities in Spain. Free time to explore the city on your own. In the evening we provide transfer to Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya area, where you can select from a great variety of restaurants (including Indian, Chinese, Halal, International and regional Spanish cuisine). Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 : Barcelona – Peniscola – Valencia

After breakfast at the hotel. We travel south along the Mediterranean. A special stop is made at Peniscola, a small walled town on the shores of the sea. After a short introduction given by our guide, you can make your way through the town, discovering the fishing port, the castle and the beach. Time for a walk and lunch. Afterwards we travel to Valencia, the third largest Spanish city, where we will see the City of Arts and Sciences, the most important modern tourist site in the city of Valencia. Next, we walk through the historic centre of the city, and our guide will accompany us to the Cathedral. Evening transfer to the Plaza de Toros. In this area you will have time to dine in line with your preferences (Spanish, Indian, international, etc.). Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6 : Valencia – Alicante – Caravaca de la Cruz – Granada

After breakfast at the hotel. We continue through the community of Valencia. Alicante time to stroll in this active and very pleasant city by the sea. After lunch we go on our way to the Murcia region, where we will see Caravaca De La Cruz, A town considered by the Catholic Church as one of the 5 holy cities, its church holds a relic of Christs Cross. We include a ride up to the historic area on the tourist train. After this we will carry on along an attractive scenic road to Andalusia. Arrival at the end of the day in Granada. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 7 : Granada

After breakfast at the hotel. A full day in Granada and tour (including entrance and local guide) of the immense Alhambra Palace and its beautiful Generalife gardens built in Arab times. Time for lunch. Free afternoon to see the Cathedral with the sepulchre of the Catholic Kings. Later, enjoy an evening transfer to Plaza de Gracia in Granadas 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 neighbourhood of Sacramonte. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 8 : Granada – Malaga – Marbella – Ronda – Seville

After breakfast at the hotel. 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 at the end of the afternoon. Free time to explore. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9 : Seville

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 Espana. (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. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 10 : Seville – Rabida Monastery – Mertola – Evora – Lisbon

After breakfast at the hotel. We leave Seville and in the province of Huelva, we travel to Palos De La Frontera. We include entrance to the Carabelas Museum, this is where Columbus set sail on 3 August 1492 for America. We will see the Rabida Monastery, declared a World Heritage site, a Franciscan monastery strongly linked to the history of the discovery (entrance included). After this we will travel to Portugal. Mertola, a stop in this ancient Muslim city, its present church was a mosque, and time for lunch. After this, through white villages we come to Evora city declared a World Heritage site with its wide streets, its Renaissance policies and its cathedral, we will include the entrance to the impressive Chapel of Bones, built with 5000 skeletons! Lisbon, arrival at the end of the day. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11 : Lisbon

After breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we have a sightseeing tour with a local guide. We visit traditional neighbourhoods, which take in the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the Fifteenth Century. We shall look round the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower, and enter to the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Belem neighbourhood, we invite all our travellers to try a Belem cake, an exquisite local delicacy. The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently. At the end of the afternoon, we ascend on the funicular and reach the famous Barrio Alto (meaning upper district). Here you will be able to dine at your favourite restaurant (International, Indian, Chinese, Portuguese, etc.). Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast

Day 12 : Lisbon – Fatima – Plasencia – Madrid

After breakfast at the hotel. We travel to the north of Portugal and visit Fatima, an important sanctuary. We will continue on our way through the green lands of the centre, passing into Spain, and over grasslands we cross the North of Extremadura. Plasencia, arrival, time for lunch and a stroll in this historic walled city with its main square and cathedral. Continuation to Madrid at the end of the day. End of our services.

Meals Included: Breakfast



Stay Details


Destination Standard
Madrid, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Valencia, Spain
Granada, Spain
Seville, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal


Addons


No Addons included with this package


Terms & Condtions


  • GST shall be applicable over and above the package prices.
  • Your e-tickets will be sent 3 days before departure in case of fixed departure.
  • Above rates are Net and Non Commissionable.
  • The package price does not include – Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
  • Meal plan: EP – Accommodation only, CP – Accommodation with breakfast, MAP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • In case of any Visa denial or any delay in Visa process we shall not be resonsible for any loss due to the same and no refund will be applicable. Visa approval and process duration is as per consulate / embassy descretion. We cannot guarantee if visa shall be granted and duration to process the same.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and will not be at disposal.( AC will not work on hills )
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice, Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
  • It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest (if any applicable as per cancellation policy) will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
  • From 1 June 2016 onwards if any invoice amount is above 2 lacs and mode of payment full or partial is in cash (cash paid at counter or deposited in bank) 1% TCS will be applicabke and to be deposited extra on total amount and PAN card copy has to be shared.
  • Also do read booking procedure which is given in every package details.
  • The Company reserves the right to:
  • Take the booking for the group tour and individual tour.
  • Cancel bookings even after the acceptance of the payment without assigning any reason. In this case the company shall refund the money to the guest.
  • Dismiss any guest from the tour for misbehaviour especially if it affects the group and Physical or verbal assault to the Tour Manager.
  • Withdraw discounts at any point of time.
  • Change the routing of Air Travel.
  • Change hotel and/tour programme due to unavoidable circumstances.


Cancellation Policy


  • Cancellation made 30 days or more before departure date – 25% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made 15 to 30 Days prior to Departure – 50% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made within 15 Days before Departure – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • In case of no show – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Note: Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

    Cancellation Due To Visa Rejection

  • All the clients travelling on a tour must be in possession of a valid visa. However kindly note that it is entirely at the discretion of the concerned Consulate / Authorities to grant / reject visa even after submitting all relevant documents and the company will not be held responsible for the same. The company is not at all liable for such cases or has any influence on the consulate/embassy’s decision The role of the company is only to provide necessary guidance to the client for the purpose of applying for Visa. The company will not be responsible for non-issuance of visa due to receipt of incomplete / delayed documents from the Clients. It is a possibility that the consulate may ask the passengers to appear for a personal interview. This is at the sole discretion of the Consulate / Authorities. If the required documents are not submitted by the client, the issuance of visa will further be delayed / rejected, and the client will not hold JABETO CHOLO for the same. Client should adhere to all the norms and conditions laid by the consulate/embassy Upon rejection of visa, if the client wishes to reapply for the visa, he/she is liable to pay again the requisite fee to the consulate and he/she will not claim from JABETO CHOLO

    Loss/Damage

  • Company is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings during the stay in the hotel or while traveling in the coach. Due to theft or loss of baggage, tour participant can lodge a complaint with the local authorities on his/her sole discretion, cost, risk and consequences.

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