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Hagar Qim Temple, Limestone Heritage, and Market

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    What to Expect
    Depart from your Malta hotel (pickup from selected hotels), and travel by climate-controlled coach bus to Hagar Qim, the prehistoric site that overlooks the wide expanse of the blue Mediterranean and the islet of Filfla. 

    Head next to the dazzling Blue Grotto, a cluster of brightly lit caves on Malta’s rugged south coast. Here, make the most of free time to explore Wied iz-Zurrieq harbor and the shoreline independently, or choose to join an optional boat excursion (own expense) to see inside the caves.

    Next, stop off for a 3-course lunch with a glass of wine at a local restaurant before continuing to the typical Maltese fishing village of Marsaxlokk. Amble about the postcard-perfect village and snap photos of the candy-colored iuzzus (fishing boats) moored off the coast. You'll also have time to explore the local market set right on the water.

    Finally, visit Ghar Dalam. Nicknamed the Cave of Darkness, this prehistoric grotto is one of the earliest forms of evidence that humans settled in Malta. Explore the public areas with your guide, and then enjoy free time inside the Ghar Dalam museum.

    Your day tour concludes with a drop-off back at the hotel.

    Please note: The sea around the Blue Grotto is rocky, so boat rides are subject to cancellation.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pickup from your hotel or in the vicinity
    Departure Time
    Pickups commence approximately at 8:30am. 

    Please contact your local supplier in order to receive the departure time of your tour
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch and a glass of wine
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
    • Entry/Admission - Tarxien Temples
    • Entry/Admission - Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Boat ride to the Blue Grotto (approx. 7 euro)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 21 October 2018

    Gozo is a lovely, lovely place but the highlight of the day is Hagar Qim Temple and Blue Lagoon. The temples were such a beautiful but the blue lagoon boat ride was unbelievable. We went through the caves into a sea of blue caused by...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    2  Thank evertonFC09
    Reviewed 29 July 2018

    This is a really lovely trip. The guide was very nice, friendly and informative. The temple was wonderful, we enjoyed everything about trip. The lunch provided was also delicious. Well worth going on

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank Lorraine O
    Reviewed 22 May 2018

    I would say a must visit if in Malta, a steep but short walk down and up, (there are electric buggies) A short boat trip but you get really really close to the cliffs and go in to some of the deeper caves. Well worth...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    3  Thank Douglas F
    Reviewed 4 April 2018

    While on a tour, we stopped off here. Its a lovely place, with boat rides, 4 shops and some places to eat. A truly lovely place to visit. Recommended.

    Date of experience: March 2018
    2  Thank malc1005
    Reviewed 26 November 2017

    This is part of the South Route tour and we decided to get off for this one - it is a quaint wee village with 3/4 shops where locals selling souvenirs and a small cafe whilst waiting on bus return - the scenery is amazing...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
    1  Thank Caroline672013
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    Really enjoyable trip and we were back in our hotel for about 6pm.
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