Al-Andalus Lecture Tour with Shaykh Yasir Qadhi
In this intensive lecture-tour, Dr Yasir Qadhi will discuss the political and religious history of Muslim Andalus, and summarize the main lessons for Muslims in the West. By the end of the program, students will have a solid grasp of the various phases of Muslim dynasties, the Christian-Muslim dynamics of the time frame, the significance of this chapter of European Islam and the unique culture of Islamic Iberia.
AIR & LAND PACKAGE
Available From Dallas, New York & Chicago
Departure on March 07, 2020 - Return on March 15, 2020
LAND ONLY PACKAGE
Check In March 08, 2020 - Check Out March 15, 2020
- 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 a specified time)
- Private transport throughout
- Excursions to all mentioned sites in the itinerary
- Entrance fees into sites mentioned in the itinerary
- English speaking tour guide
Tours do not include:
- Lunch and dinner
- Flights (unless agreed otherwise)
- Transfers, excursions, and entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary.
Arrival to Seville
Upon your arrival, you will be greeted in the arrivals by Dar El Salam representative. Once the group has gathered you will be transferred to your hotel in Seville and check into the hotel. We can go to the city center and walk around. Overnight in Seville and breakfast basis.
After breakfast, we will take a guided visit to the Golden tower and later to the historic city Centre which will include the Cathedral of Seville and its Giralda Tower, once the biggest Minaret in the world, it is said Muezzin used to ride upon a horse to call the Azan. After that, you will return to the hotel. Overnight in Seville and breakfast basis.
Seville – Cordoba
After breakfast, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cordoba and check into the hotel. Depends on the arrival we can go to the roman bridge and visit the Calahorra museum. Overnight in Cordoba and breakfast basis.
After breakfast, we will take a guided tour to the archaeological site of Medinat al Zahra. The city built by Caliph Abdul Rahman III. Here we will see the Palace ruins and take a visit to the new exhibitions and museums. Later we will go to Cordoba masjid, one of the most important and largest masjid in its time. After that (if we do not visit the Roman Bridge and Calahorra museum on the arrival day) we will go through the old quarter and then across the old Roman bridge for a visit to a fantastic interactive Museum on Islamic Spain named Calahorra Museum also through the old Roman bridge we will see the bridge from both sides. In the end, we will go back to your hotel. Overnight in Cordoba and breakfast basis.
Cordoba – Granada
After breakfast, we will do check out from the hotel and we will make our way to Granada. Upon arrival at Granada, we will go to Alpujarra. On the way, we will stop at the Muslim fort/castle which is the location of one of the last stands made by the Muslims of Alpujarra. There we will go to lanjarón to see old Muslim ruins of a castle and later we will go to Órgiva to have rest in a revert Muslim restaurant. Later we will go to Granada to check into the Hotel (Granada Hotel 4* or Eurostars Gran vía 5*). Overnight in Granada and breakfast basis.
After breakfast, there 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. After that, we will go back to the hotel. Later we will go to Albaicin (World heritage site), medieval Muslim town and stroll through its labyrinthine narrow streets, through shops, restaurants and of course stop at Mirador de San Nicolas (Pick point), to contemplate the wonderful view of the Alhambra. In the end, we will see a wonderful Muslim modern mosque (Grand Mosque). Overnight in Granada and breakfast basis.
Granada – Toledo
After breakfast, you will do check out from the hotel and then you will go by private bus to Toledo to check in to your hotel, and we will go to visit Toledo Alcazar, Santa Maria La Blanca, Toledo Cathedral. Overnight in Toledo on bed and breakfast.