Malta Highlights Half Day - 4
Visiting Blue Grotto
(optional boat trip), Hagar Qim
Temples, Mdina Medieval City. (SE1)
Our tour begins with Mdina, the old capital of Malta and which will
bring you back to the 9th century. This city was built on a plateau
in the centre of the island, another
incredible accomplishment. From the bastion walls, you'll see the
entire island. Around
you is a maze of narrow alleyways that bring you face-to-face with
The tour then heads to the south west and our next stop is the
temples of Hagar Qim, one of many UNESCO listed Malta sites. Before
temples we start at the new visitors centre which will help you
understand how these magnificent temples where built over 5000 years
ago! We then continue with our visit of the actual temple site. This
temple has some of the largest and heaviest megaliths out of all the
temple sites around the Maltese Islands, some slabs weighing a
staggering 20 tons.
Our final stop is the stunning Blue Grotto. Here you can take a
25-minute boat trip which explores the incredible beauty of this
natural wonder and is a "must-do" during this tour. The grotto and
neighbouring system of sea caves are home to brilliant
phosphorescent marine life, as you enter the caves the clarity of
the azure sea is simply amazing. The boat trip is optional, allow
eur8/adults and eur4 for children.
At this stage our tour comes to an end and we make our back to the
cruise terminal and Valletta.
Prices are based on the group size and are not per person.
Private transport is provided based on the number of passengers in
Tour with driver and Licensed Tour Guide:
eur320 for up to 6 passengers
eur430 for 7 to 12 passengers
eur510 for 13 to 17 passengers
Contact us for larger group up to 50
Entrance fees. To save unnecessary time wasting and queuing we can
include your entrance fees. Allow eur6 per person for Hagar Qim Temples.
Blue Grotto. If
you would like to do the Blue Grotto boat trip, allow
which is paid direct to the boat operators. The boat trip operates
subject to suitable weather conditions, therefore if it is cancelled
it will be replaced with an alternative site which you can discuss
with your guide.
Sunday/Public Holiday Supplements:
Add eur10 (not per person) applies for tours operated on Sunday's and
Note. If you are making an
enquiry for next year the tour rates and entrance fees may differ to
those mentioned above.
This tour is
available on any day
Pick Up/Meeting Point:
This tour tour will start/end at the Valletta Cruise Terminal.
Licensed Tour Guides:
Your Licensed Tour Guide guide will be
with you for the FULL tour duration and will provide detailed en
route commentary and will also accompany at historical sites,
temples, museums and around fortified cities such as Valletta, Mdina
Guides are available in English, German, French, Dutch and Spanish
HOW TO BOOK
Unfortunately there is no standard procedure to book a
private/customised tour as this type tour booking is specific to
the time you
want to start, the date of the tour, the size of your group etc..
Follow our simple procedure below;
Make an Enquiry
Send your email to
and include the following details;
Time of Arrival/Departure
Number of Adults and Children (under 12yrs)
Include any additional information we may need to know
Confirming a Tour Booking
When we have agreed on your itinerary
and you are ready to book, we will provide you with a link to our
secure booking form and you can complete your booking.
As a general rule we do not require advanced payment for private
tours but we do require a booking guarantee, this means that you can
secure a tour booking by credit card, but payment will be charged on
the day of the tour.
If however you book an organised group tour or a tour operated by
one of our selected partners there is an advanced payment
requirement and we will advise this at the time of your enquiry.
If after you have booked a tour and the cruise liner decide to
change the itinerary which may eliminate a visit to Malta or you do
not arrive due to bad weather, you will not be charged for the tour.
This is clearly mentioned on the confirmation which you will receive
after you have booked.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RECEIVE A LOT OF ENQUIRIES FOR PRIVATE TOURS AND
ENCOURAGE YOU TO PLAN WELL IN ADVANCE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.