Welcome to Malta
On arrival at Luqa International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Gozo is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, one of 21 that make up the Maltese archipelago. Inhabited for thousands of years, it shows evidence of historic immigration and rule by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Sicilians, French and British, among others. It’s known for its Neolithic Ġgantija Temple ruins, rural hiking paths, beaches and scuba-diving sites.
Overnight in Gozo.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today explore Malta’s sister island of Gozo is an excursion into a Mediterranean paradise. With hills, greenery and a tranquil vibe, here you can spend the day sightseeing and soaking up the sun. The highlights of the tour include: See the citadel in Victoria, Enjoy some free time on the island, Ggantija Temples. After a short twenty minute ferry ride from Malta, we arrive at the smaller, yet just as worthy island of Gozo. After setting off on foot, you´ll soon realise the similarities between the two islands in terms of history and development, though Gozo has a character completely of its own. With three hills, much more greenery and untouched picturesque landscapes, it’s an island well worth discovering.
During the excursion we visit the temples of Ggantija, the citadel in Victoria and the bay of Xlendi. What’s more, you have some free time for shopping as Gozo is well-known for its woolen goods and handmade lace.
Explore the south and discover some of the most magical places in Malta on a full day guided tour. The highlights of the tour include: Visit the historic Hagar Qim temple complex, Enjoy a boat trip through the Blue Grotto, Stroll through the picturesque fishing village of Marsaxlokk. Explore one of the few unspoiled towns in Malta in the south of the island. Accompanied by a guide, you will head to a Maltese "pjazza" through narrow streets where progress has not yet left its mark. Later, you will head 2 km south-west from the village of Qrendi to visit the most complex and elaborated temples of Hagar Qim, Malta's foremost prehistoric site, excavated for the first time in 1839. These temples stand on a hilltop offering breathtaking view of the sea and the islet of Filfla. After leaving Hagar Qim you will move to to Wied iz-Zurrieq where you will have the chance to take a boat trip that will take you to admire the Blue Grotto renowned for its azure sea. After lunch, pass through several agricultural areas and vineyards until you reach the idyllic fishing village of Marsaxlokk. Admire the waterfront lined with luzzus painted in traditional colours that add colour to this serene bay, during the heroic past of Malta, the place where the Turkish and French troops were landing. Enjoy some free time to take a stroll through the daily market! Finish your day with a tour of the prehistoric cave of Ghar Dalam, home of the first Maltese inhabitants.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 4,990/- per person, prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights.
Destination: Gozo Island.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class, Dubai / Luqa / Dubai.
3 nights in Gozo based on twin sharing basis.
Arrival airport transfer in Valletta on private car.
Departure airport transfer in Gozo on private car.
Excursion to Gozo Island, & boat trip to Blue Grotto.
Visit Hagar Qim & fishing village of Marsaxlokk.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.
Malta-is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. It's a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and British. It has numerous fortresses, megalithic temples and the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, a subterranean complex of halls and burial chambers dating to circa 4000 B.C.
Trip Planning: The planning stage of your trip can be instrumental in its success and an enjoyable part of the experience itself. You have a world of options...and plenty to consider.
Entry and Exit formalities: Visitors must hold a passport valid for at least six months & beyond at the time of entering the country. Some nationalities can obtain visa on arrival and for nationalities who requires visa please refer to the Hungarian consulate website: https://www.vfsglobal.com/malta/gcc/uae/. Malta is part of the 26 Schengen State Countries.
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Things do & see:
Malta - explore 7000 years of history yet live passionately in the present. You'll span the millennia with an astonishing array of things to discover.
The Maltese Islands have been described as one big open-air museum. What makes them unique is that so much of their past is visible today. Delve into the Islands' mysterious prehistory, retrace the footsteps of St. Paul or see where the Knights of St. John defended Christendom.
For a tempo and scene change from Malta itself, hop to the sister islands of Gozo and Comino.
Valletta - (or Il-Belt) is the tiny capital of the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The walled city was established in the 1500s on a peninsula by the Knights of St. John, a Roman Catholic order. It’s known for museums, palaces and grand churches. Baroque landmarks include St. John’s Co-Cathedral, whose opulent interior is home to the Caravaggio masterpiece "The Beheading of Saint John."
Gozo - an island in the Mediterranean Sea, one of 21 that make up the Maltese archipelago. Inhabited for thousands of years, it shows evidence of historic immigration and rule by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Sicilians, French and British, among others. It’s known for its Neolithic Ġgantija Temple ruins, rural hiking paths, beaches and scuba-diving.
Comino-formerly called Ephaestia is a small island of the Maltese archipelago between the islands of Malta and Gozo in the Mediterranean Sea, measuring 3.5 square kilometres in area.
Cospicua - the largest of the three cities and the newest. Among its main attractions are the impressive bastions built by the Knights of the Order of Malta as well as the Immaculate Conception Church, one of the most important churches in Malta, erected in honor of the country's patron saint.
Vittoriosa - a magical part of Malta. Lose yourself in its cobbled alleys as you take a relaxed stroll in the shade of the historic buildings and churches. Vittoriosa, besides boasting beautiful architecture that takes you back to the past, it is also a picturesque colorful city, full of flowers.
Senglea - opportunity to visit the beautiful "Vedette", an ancient coastal watch tower that dates back to medieval times.
Mdina - medieval secrets of the silent city to the ancient walled citadel. Mix of Norman and Baroque architecture
Learn about the history of the fortified city before leaving to explore the catacombs and the coast at Dingli as well as other surrounding sights.
Mosta´s - parish church, the sacred dome
Ta´Qali - shopping crafts centre.
San Anton - Botanical Garden
Blue Grotto - a number of sea caverns on the southern coast of Malta, west of the Wied iz-Zurrieq harbour and across the small uninhabited islet of Filfla. The caverns mirror the brilliant phosphorescent colours of the underwater flore; other caverns show a deep dark shade of blue
Marsaxlokk - is a very popular attraction for tourists and locals because fresh fish and seafood caught during the same morning can be bought.
National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Ta Pinu- which is a Roman Catholic minor basilica and national shrine located 700 metres from the village of Gharb.
Crafts Centre - you will see stone works, marble, traditional food and local lace.
Victoria capital of Gozo - the name given in 1897 by the British government on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
Cittadella - also called The Citadel is on Malta's tentative list of future World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, who describes it as a small fortified town. An old prison is located within the city, as are the Courts of Justice.
Mgarr Port via Qala Belvedere - where breathtaking scenes can be enjoyed.
Village of Qrendi - to visit the most complex and elaborated temples of Hagar Qim, Malta's foremost prehistoric site, excavated for the first time in 1839. These temples stand on a hilltop offering breathtaking view of the sea and the islet of Filfla.
Wied iz-Zurrieq - where you will have the chance to take a boat trip that will take you to admire the Blue Grotto renowned for its azure sea.
Ghar Dalam - the prehistoric cave of Ghar Dalam, home of the first Maltese inhabitants.