Spain Portugal Europe Tour 2017 Exit CEBU
11 Days 10 Nights
Travel Dates: September 30- OCTOBER 12, 2017
as low as USD3,430/pax
Rates: (Based on twin sharing)
- Base on 10-14 paxs = USD3,890 Per Person (TWIN / TRIPLE SHARING)
- Base on 15 paxs = USD3,430 Per Person (TWIN / TRIPLE SHARING)
NOTE: WE REQUIRE USD500 PER PERSON DEPOSIT UPON BOOKING ON JUNE 30, 2017
- EK 338 30SEP CEB-DXB 1750 – 0110 01OCT
- EK 191 01OCT DXB-LIS 0725 – 1235
- EK 186 11OCT BCN-DXB 1530 – 0025 12OCT
- EK 338 12OCT DXB-CEB 0255 – 1620
- Lisbon – Olaias Park Hotel or similar= October 1-3, 2017 (2 Nights)
- Seville – TRH Alcora Hotel or similar=October 3-6, 2017(3 Nights)
- Madrid – Melia Avenida America or similar= October 6-9, 2017(3 Nights)
- Barcelona – H10 Marina or similar= October 9-11, 2017(2 Nights)
- Round trip Airfare via Emirates (Cebu-Dubai-Lisbon and Barcelona-Dubai-Cebu)
- Meet and assist at airport / borders on arrival and departure
- 10 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast at 4 star hotel based on the hotels below
- Private Transportation during tours
- 9 Lunch and 10 Dinner
- Services of an English Speaking guide
- Travel Insurance
- Personalize Baggage Tag
- Airline Taxes and Travel Tax=usd108 per person(subject to change)
- Guide and Driver Tippings (usd10 per person per day or usd110 per person)
- City Tax in Lisbon and Barcelona(usd3 per person per day for 3 nights)
- Schengen Visa Fee = php6,000 per person
- Beverage during meals
- Personal Expenses
Spain Portugal Europe Tour ITINERARY:
DAY 1: MANILA LISBON (SEPTEMBER 30)
Departure Manila on board EMIRATES AIRLINES. Enjoy inflight meals and entertainment.
DAY 2: LISBON(OCTOBER 1) (DINNER)
Arrival in Lisbon, upon arrival the group will be met by an English speaking guide and he will tell you about Portugal’s Restoration years and what effect this period had on the places you will see during your halfday tour. Your first visit — the district of Belem. Belem’s most famous features are the 16th-century Tower of Belem and the Jerónimos Monastery. You’ll also see Monument to the Discoveries, erected in 1960 to honor the 500th anniversary of the death of Henry the Navigator. Then proceed to your hotel for check-in.
DAY 3: FATIMA – BATHALA – NAZARE – OBIDOS – LISBON (OCTOBER 2) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
After breakfast, Get comfortable in an air-conditioned vehicle as you start your journey toward the town of Fátima, a once-sleepy rural village that became an important pilgrimage site when three shepherd children reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary in 1917. Visit the Sanctuary of Fatima, a basilica that honors the apparition and attracts millions of Catholic pilgrims every year who go to pay their respects to the shrine.. Proceed to visit the 14th-century Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that illustrates the rich artistic heritage of the late 1300s. Discover the impressive royal burial site at the basilica’s Founder’s Chapel, where King João I, Queen Philippa of Lancaster and their son Prince Henry the Navigator were buried. Next, head to the Nazaré cliffs and continue through the picturesque villages of Foz do Arelho and São Martinho do Porto. Finally, make your way to the medieval village of Óbidos. Founded in 208 BC, Óbidos is commonly known in Portugal as the ‘wedding present town’, as it was a gift from King Dinis to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282. After the tour, transfer back to Lisbon and enjoy dinner at the hotel.
DAY 4: LISBON – MERIDA – SEVILLE (OCTOBER 3) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
After breakfast, early morning departure to Merida. The political and cultural center of Hispania Rome, Merida was political and cultural center of Hispania Rome, Merida was conquered by the Muslims in 713 A.D. After a 500 year period of decline, the city was virtually abandoned until the 1500’s. Visit the Teatro Romano, before heading to your final destination for today, which is Seville. Upon arrival in Seville, you will check in at your hotel followed by diner.
DAY 5: SEVILLE (OCTOBER 4) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
After breakfast leave your hotel for your full-day sightseeing tour around spectacular Seville – the capital of Spain’s Andalucía region. The lavish square in Maria Luisa Park – and learn of its creation for the 1929 Ibero-American Exposition World’s Fair..As you travel, your guide will point out other top Seville attractions like the Palace of San Telmo and Torre del Oro – an eye-catching building that once held precious metals from America. Continue through Seville’s Santa Cruz quarter and you’ll soon understand why so many describe it as the city’s prettiest neighborhood. Watch out for two UNESCO World Heritage-listed attractions here – Royal Alcazar Palace (or Real Alcazar Palace as it’s known in Spain) and Seville Cathedral, then visit the Bullring of the Royal Maestranza museum to explore at leisure.Dinner
DAY 6: SEVILLE – GRANADA (OCTOBER 5) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
After breakfast ,proceed to make an early start and head east to Granada. Soak up the scenery as you wind through the Sevillian countryside, passing pretty villages such Estepa, Antequera and Loja, and listen as your guide offers an introduction to Andalusia’s rich heritage. On arrival in Granada, make a beeline for the city’s most renowned landmark, the magnificent Alhambra Palace, a mighty palace-fortress built in the 13th century and perched on a hilltop between Granada and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Learn how the vast complex of palaces was once home to the Nasrid dynasty as you follow your guide around the lavish Nasrid Palace, discover the ruins of the Alcazaba fortress and stroll around the idyllic Generalife Gardens. Leaving the palace grounds behind, continue to the old Moorish quarter of Albaicin, where you can marvel at the distinctive architecture and enjoy spectacular views of the Alhambra. Back in central Granada, enjoy free time to shop for souvenir. After a full-day exploring the city, journey back to Seville. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant.
DAY 7: SEVILLE – CORDOBA – MADRID (OCTOBER 6) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
Early morning departure from your hotel and head to Cordoba. A highlight of your tour of Cordoba is a visit to the Mezquita de Cordoba (Catholic Cathedral), converted from a mosque when the Christians conquered Cordoba in 1236. With nearly 1,000 pillars, the cathedral’s original Gothic architecture is combined with Baroque and Renaissance elements. You’ll see the remarkable Cardinal’s Chapel and its treasures, including an ivory crucifix and important sculptures and paintings. Next, you’ll visit the old Jewish quarter, stepping back in time to the era of the Romans and Goths. You will see one of the few synagogues existing today in Spain, built in 1315, as well as many important monuments to Cordoba’s most important sons, including the Roman philosopher Seneca, Arabian philosopher Averroes and the Jewish philosopher Maimonides. Then head on to Madrid.
DAY 8: MADRID – TOLEDO – MADRID (OCTOBER 7) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
After breakfast, transfer to Toledo, for your sightseeing tour, travel southwest to Toledo – an ancient UNESCO-listed city that is often considered as the spiritual capital of Spain. Our guide will chat to you about the ancient city and its countless attractions. The journey takes roughly an hour, leaving you with a good three hours in town to see the city highlights. Many attractions are clustered around the Old Town, so head there first to see Cathedral de Toledo – a Mujedar and Renaissance building that represents the heart of Catholic Spain Then after lunch back to Madrid for the Madrid City Tour,You will discover that Madrid is a multifaceted city, from its Arab origins, through to the heady nightlife of present-day Madrid. You will also have the opportunity to explore Madrid by foot, on two walking tours. In Madrid Rio, the city’s newest area, enjoy a walk from the Puente del Rey to the Puente de Segovia, and admire the beautiful sights of the Royal Palace and its gardens. Later, discover the center of Madrid as you walk from the Plaza de la Villa to the Plaza Mayor, while learning interesting facts from your guide, before you proceed to the dinner, then back to hotel.
DAY 9: MADRID (OCTOBER 8) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
After breakfast, proceed to San Isidore Colegiata, is a Baroque church in the centre of Madrid, Spain. It is named after and holds the remains of the patron saint of Madrid, Isidore the Laborer and his wife Santa María de la Cabeza and Mercado De San Miguel and to Plaza Espana. Next, visit the Prado Museum, one of the most important and famous art Galleries in the World. This magnificent XVIII century building holds masterpieces of the great Spanish masters such as Velazquez, Goya, El Greco, Ribera, Murillo and the important foreign painters Raphael, Rubens, Bosch, Titian, Fray Angelico, Tintoretto… among other international masters. Last stop is to Laz Rozas Village Outlet Store for free time shopping
DAY 10: MADRID – ZARAGOZA – BARCELONA (OCTOBER 9) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
After breakfast, Your group will travel to Barcelona with 1 hour Lunch stop in Zaragoza. Lunch and Dinner at local restaurant
DAY 11: BARCELONA (OCTOBER 10) (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
Discover the exuberance and beauty of Barcelona on a 4.5-hour morning tour of this exquisite Catalan city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this tour is the ideal introduction to Barcelona’s famous sights, including the Sagrada Familia, Gothic quarter, the Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica) and the beautiful Montjuic castle. Sample a glass of cava at the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol), then take in aerial views of Barcelona’s skyline and the city harbor from a cable car (included). Then we set your afternoon free for shopping.
DAY 12: BARCELONA (OCTOBER 11)
Free time until transfer to airport
SHENGEN VISA REQUIREMENTS
- 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
- A Deposit of US500.00 per person is required and NON-refundable.
- Full payment upon confirmation
- minimum 15 passengers to operate the tour
CONDITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
ASIALIGHT TRAVEL AND TOURS INC., its employees, sub-agents shall be responsible only for making arrangements as your travel agent. It shall not be responsible and liable for any accident, loss, injury, damage to property in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services resulting directly or indirectly from any occurrence or defects of vehicles, breakdown of equipment, acts of God, strikes, civil disturbances, theft, delay or cancellation or change in the itinerary. Baggage is at owner’s risk throughout the trip.
ASIALIGHT TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE IN ANY FORM ON ANY HEALTH PROBLEM/S THAT MAY OCCUR DURING THE TRIP BROUGHT ABOUT BY THE PRE-EXISTING ILLNESS/ES, DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED BY THE PASSENGER TO ASIALIGHT TRAVEL AND TOURS INC.
ASIALIGHT TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. reserves the right to terminate servicing any participant who in its opinion is prejudicing the harmony of the tour group, a burden to the group or for any reason by his/her conduct hinders the successful operation of the tour. Payment of reservation fee/total tour cost shall constitute to all the provisions in the tour booking, payment and cancellation policies and conditions of responsibilities stated herein.
RATES, TOUR PROGRAMS and SCHEDULE are subject to change if conditions so demand. ASIALIGHT TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. reserves the right to postpone the departure if participants fall below the required number of persons (30 participants) or visas are not processed on time. Tour fare is based on group departure. Air ticket are based on group/discounted fares, hence, certain restrictions apply, i.e non-endorsable, non-rerouteable, with refund, if any, subject to cancellation and other charges.
Any action arising from this agreement shall be brought before the courts of Cebu City or Mandaue City, Cebu Philippines.