Spain Tour with Shaykh Jameel Besada
Join Shaykh Jameel Besada and Sacred Journey for a journey of a lifetime with a team of experienced Andulsian guides. We will start our tour in the oldest city, Cordoba and visit the Masjid built in 1st century Islam, then move on to Seville for one of the most impressive minarets ever built as well as the Alcazar Castle, and then visit the beautiful city of Grenada, home to the Alhambra Palace as well as other sites symbolic of the final days of Islamic Spain. Our tour will end in Toledo, the city that houses the largest printing press of its time where thousands of translations were completed. After this trip, you will be filled with a deep sense of pride for the accomplishments of Muslims in their 800 years of reign in Spain. Seats are limited so book your journey today!
AIR & LAND PACKAGE
November 16, 2018 - November 24, 2018
November 17, 2018 - November 24, 2018
- Inclusions and Exclusions
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
- Day 6
- Day 7
- Day 8
- Accommodation in 4* hotels based on (B.B)
- Airport transfers (if within specified time)
- Private transport through out
- Excursions to all mentioned sites in itinerary
- Entrance fees into sites mentioned in itinerary
- English speaking tour guide
Tours do not include:
- Lunch and dinner
- Flights (unless agreed otherwise)
- Transfers, excursions and entrance fees not mentioned in itinerar
Upon your arrival at Seville airport, you will be greeted in the arrivals by Dar El Salam representative. Once the group has gathered you will transfer to Seville and check into the hotel.
After breakfast we will take a guided visit to the historic center, the Cathedral of Seville and its Giralda Tower, once the biggest Minaret in the world, it is said Muezzin used to ride up on a horse to call the Azan. After some free time, we will take a stroll along the river Guadalavir, visit the Jewish quarter, Torre del Oro.
Seville – Cordoba
After breakfast, we depart for Cordoba. Upon arrival, we will check in to the hotel and rest
After breakfast, we will take a guided tour to Cordoba masjid, one of the most important and largest masjids in its time. After taking lunch we take a walk through the old Jewish quarter and then across the old Roman bridge for a visit to a fantastic interactive Museum on Islamic Spain. We will then check in to our hotel and there will be free time before going back to hotel.
Cordoba – Granada
After breakfast, we will make our way to the archaeological site of Madinat al Zahra. The city built by the Caliph Abdul Rahman III. Here we see the Palace ruins and take a visit to the new exhibitions and museum. We will then depart for Granada, the last Muslim Kingdom which held out for 250 years before the inevitable fall in 1492. Upon arrival, we will check into the Hotel before on a city tour of Granada.
After breakfast there will be a lecture/presentation, Then will be free time before departing for the Alpujjara along the route of Nasrids. On the way, we will stop at the old Muslim bridge and the Muslim fort/castle which is the location of one of the last stands made by the Muslims of Alpujjara. We will have a chance to interact with the local Muslim revert at his restaurant. We will then return back to Granada.
After breakfast, there will be a lecture/presentation after which we will make our way to the Alhambra. Usually the highlight of the tour for many. Nominated a wonder of the world the visit to the Palaces, gardens, and fort will leave you breathless. The visit to the Alhambra can take up to 4-5 hours. You will then have free time to explore the Albaycin and shopping.