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New Wings Over the World

Wings Over Spain & Morocco 2018-19


12 Days from $27,995

Limited to 13 guests

Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.

Explore two countries forever linked to the great Moorish culture that ruled them from the eighth to the 15th century, discovering how the Moors shaped the region’s iconic architecture and incredible cuisine on a luxury journey that features several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a stay at A&K’s Exclusive Desert Tented Camp, and a private flamenco performance at a palace in Seville.

Aircraft: Bombardier Challenger 850 or comparable

Flight Details: Granada-Fez (55 min) | Fez-Erfoud (40 min) | Erfoud-Marrakech (50 min) | Marrakech-Seville (1 hour 20 min)

A&K Advantages

Explore the best of Spain and Morocco on a spectacular journey that reveals the Moors’ enduring influence on the entire region

Enjoy an early morning visit to the Alhambra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a fine example of Islamic architecture

Experience the Sahara in style at an A&K Exclusive Desert Tented Camp amid the stunning Erg Chebbi dunes

Enjoy the time-saving convenience of private charter flights throughout your journey

Discover medieval Meknes and awe-inspiring Volubilis, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Visit Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, a garden created by an artist and later restored by design legend Yves Saint Laurent, and then stop by his newly opened museum nearby

Privately enter Seville’s monumental Royal Alcazar palace on a special after-hours visit arranged by A&K, followed by a tapas dinner

Roam the medieval streets of Córdoba's Jewish Quarter, visiting an ancient synagogue

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Granada, Spain
Day 2
Granada | The Incomparable Alhambra
Day 3
Fez, Morocco | Land of Rich Heritage
Day 4
Fez | Timeless Medieval City
Day 5
Volubilis & Meknes | Roman Ruins & Mausoleums
Day 6
Erfoud | Camel Ride to Your Desert Camp
Day 7
Marrakech | Arabian Horses & Moroccan Cuisine
Day 8
Marrakech | Exploring the Red City
Day 9
Marrakech | Historic Gardens
Day 10
Seville, Spain | After-Hours at the Royal Alcazar
Day 11
Córdoba & Seville | Flamenco Performance
Day 12
Depart Seville
Day 1
Arrive Granada, Spain

Arrive in Granada, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director for a cocktail, followed by dinner at your hotel.

Alhambra Palace Hotel
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
Granada | The Incomparable Alhambra

Early this morning, explore the Alhambra, a medieval Muslim palace and UNESCO World Heritage Site, alongside a top local guide. See the delicate beauty of the Nazaries Palace, the Court of Myrtles with its reflecting pool, and the intricately decorated Court of the Lions. Then, discover the gardens of the Generalife, a palace from the days of Granada’s last Arab kings.

Alhambra Palace Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Fez, Morocco | Land of Rich Heritage

Board your privately chartered flight to Morocco, landing in Fez. Transfer to your hotel, a refurbished former palace, where you enjoy lunch. This afternoon, tour Fez el-Jedid (modern Fez). See the Royal Palace, madrasas (school-mosques), the city wall and the mellah (Jewish quarter). Tonight at your hotel, enjoy a special cocktail reception followed by a welcome dinner, joined by a guest speaker who reveals fascinating aspects of Moroccan culture.

Palais Faraj Suites & Spa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Fez | Timeless Medieval City

Today, explore Fez el-Bali (Old Fez), an imperial capital founded in the eighth century by Moulay Idriss I, and the cultural heart of Morocco. Stroll the labyrinthine old quarter, with its 9,000 narrow lanes, alleys and souks, for a market experience of exceeding authenticity. Enter the intricately detailed 14th-century Karaouine — one of the oldest universities in the world, and then visit Nejjarine Square.

Palais Faraj Suites & Spa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Volubilis & Meknes | Roman Ruins & Mausoleums

Journey overland to explore the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site brimming with iconic architecture and mosaics depicting mythical scenes, such as Orpheus charming animals with his lyre. Proceed to Meknes, another UNESCO World Heritage Site that recalls the splendor of a fortified city, built by sultan Moulay Ismail to rival the court of his contemporary, Louis XIV of France. See the monumental Bab Mansour gateway, the Granaries and the massive Royal Stables, before returning to Fez.

Palais Faraj Suites & Spa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6
Erfoud | Camel Ride to Your Desert Camp

Fly to Er-Rachidia Moulay Ali Cherif, and transfer to Erfoud, absorbing everyday Moroccan life as you pass Berber villages, endless date palm plantations and the majestic Atlas Mountains. Enjoy lunch before rolling out into the Sahara Desert, between the towering red sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, in a 4x4 vehicle. Change modes of transport, mounting a camel to complete your journey to A&K’s exclusive nomadic tented camp, where a reception with mint tea and pastries awaits you. As the sun sets over the dunes, toast your desert sojourn with a Scenic Sundowner. Later, enjoy some distinctively Moroccan entertainment beside your campfire, before adjourning to a nearby tent for a dinner of regional dishes with wine. Slumber tonight in comfort, as the silence of the Sahara lulls you to sleep.

A&K Exclusive Desert Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Marrakech | Arabian Horses & Moroccan Cuisine

Fly by private charter to Marrakech, taking in vistas of the Atlas Mountains and saving hours of over-the-road travel time. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch and a horse show featuring stunning Arabian stallions before transferring to your hotel — and your elegant riad room. Tonight, gather for a traditional Moroccan dinner prepared by an award-winning chef at the hotel’s restaurant.

Royal Mansour Marrakech
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Marrakech | Exploring the Red City

Explore Marrakech, dubbed the Red City for the sandstone and tile used in its buildings. Start at the 16th-century Saadian Tombs to admire their beautiful decorations incorporating cedar wood, gilded plasterwork and Carrara marble. Continue to the Bahia Palace, an exemplary specimen of privileged life in the 19th century. Afterward, savor lunch in the lively medina, with the remainder of the day at your leisure.

Royal Mansour Marrakech
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9
Marrakech | Historic Gardens

Ride by horse-drawn carriage to Jardin Majorelle, a picturesque garden created by French painter Jacques Majorelle and later restored by design legend Yves Saint Laurent. Also tour the on-site Berber Museum to view its treasure trove of rare and authentic Berber artifacts as well as the newly opened Yves Saint Laurent Museum nearby, for an up-close look at some of the famed designer’s creations. This evening, gather for a special farewell dinner with entertainment by a local gnaoua band.

Royal Mansour Marrakech
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10
Seville, Spain | After-Hours at the Royal Alcazar

Spend the morning at leisure, and then board your privately chartered flight to Seville, Spain. After checking in to your hotel, transfer to the Royal Alcazar — a monumental palace — for a special after-hours visit arranged by A&K. End the evening with a tapas dinner at a local restaurant.

Hotel Alfonso XIII
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11
Córdoba & Seville | Flamenco Performance

Venture by train to Córdoba, in Spain’s Andalusia region, for a walking tour of the whitewashed medieval streets of this Moorish city. Stroll to its heart: the old Jewish quarter, where you visit an ancient synagogue. Then, discover the magnificent Mezquita, viewing its 10th-century splendors, and continuing to Medina Azahara, one of the main archaeological sites in Spain, before returning to Seville. Later this evening, ride by horse-drawn carriage to a palace for a private reception and dinner, followed by a performance of flamenco dancing and singing — a fitting coda to your amazing Moorish adventure.

Hotel Alfonso XIII
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12
Depart Seville

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person and based on double occupancy unless noted as charter. Contact A&K for availability. 

  • 2018
  • Oct 08 - Oct 19
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    This journey can be combined with the September 25 departure of Wings Over the Mediterranean. 

  • Oct 22 - Nov 02
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  • 2019
  • Mar 12 - Mar 23
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  • Mar 25 - Apr 05
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Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.

First group event: welcome briefing at 5:30 p.m. on Day 1.

Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 11.


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