Mesmerizing Malta - 6 days
Day 1 : Valletta, Malta Harbour Cruise
Arrive & transfer to hotel for Check in. Refresh.
In the afternoon we shall off for the Harbour Cruise which will delight and unwind as you gently cruise around the coast of Malta visiting the ports of Marsamxett and witness the natural creeks of the Grand Harbour, that make it one of the most stunning ports in Europe. The seaward fortifications provide excellent opportunities for photography.
After a few hours of gentle sailing return to land and spend time strolling through the streets of Malta, an area that is full of cafes and shops that suit all tastes, before meeting your guide again and being transferred back to your hotel. Overnight.
Day 2 : Valletta, Malta 3 cities and Wine Tasting
Breakfast. A half day guided tour starting at Three Cities. You will pass by the first city Cospicua, a double fortified harbour city and the largest of the three. The first stop will be at Vittoriosa, the first city of the Knights of St. John. Vittoriosa, known as Birgu has developed a very long history with maritime, mercantile and military activities. The third city is the city of Senglea is called Civitas Invicta. The 3 cities played a great role during the Great Siege of 1565 and also during the Second World War due to the strategic position in the Grand Harbour.
The tour proceeds to one of the most famous wine cellars in Malta where guests will have the opportunity to taste various local wines which will be accompanied by local bread and cheese. The clients also have the opportunity to purchase local wines. A walk through the 400 year old 'Ageing Cellars' is an authentic and true piece of Maltese heritage.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Valletta, Malta
Breakfast. Day is free at leisure. Overnight.
Day 4 : Valleta, Malta Gozo with Guided Tour & Trackless Train Ride to Cittadella
Breakfast. After a twenty minute crossing, on setting foot in Gozo you will note that although both islands are similar in history and development, Gozo has a character entirely of its own. Gozo, which is a three hilled island, is greener and more picturesque than Malta.
During the tour you will visit The 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. A visit to the Crafts Centre is a must. There you will see stone works, marble, traditional food and local lace. You will then visit Victoria which is the capital of Gozo. The area around Victoria, situated on the hill near the centre of the island has been settled since Neolithic times. In the centre of Victoria lies The Cittadella, a historic fortified city. The 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. You will reach the Cittadella onboard a trackless train.
We will stop for lunch in a restaurant in Rabat. Finally you will drive to Mgarr Port via Qala Belvedere where breath-taking scenes can be enjoyed. You will then have a short ferry crossing back to Malta, and will be dropped-off at your hotel. Overnight.
Day 5 : Valletta, Malta Jeep Safari Tour
Breakfast. Today its a safari day. Enjoy malta Jeep safari tour.
After being picked up from your hotel, travel in style to the Red Tower and Popeye´s Village where you can stop to explore if you wish. From here, take the off-road route to Golden Bay for a drink and a swim in the clear waters while taking in the spectacular views of Mġarr and Fomm ir-Riħ.
Wander through the winding streets of the ancient walled citadel of Mdina, and enjoy a lunch break before heading to Dingli, where you will be inspired by the impressive cliffs. From here you can even view the small island of Filfla.
The tour ends by venturing into the Blue Grotto and the largest fishing village in Malta, Marsaxlokk, before returning in the late afternoon to the Safari Terminal, having seen a selection of Malta´s finest sites in the most exciting way possible.
Day 6 : Valletta, Malta
Breakfast. Relax till it time to depart for your flight back home.