Discover the history of the Megalithic temples of Hagar Qim and be enchanted by the beautiful landscapes of the famous Blue Grotto on this unmissable tour around Malta.
Hagar Qim Temples & Blue Grotto Tour
Having picked you up from your hotel we begin our excursion visiting the oldest limestone quarry in Malta, where we'll learn the ancient art of the local master stonemasons. Then we'll hit the road to the South of the island to visit the megalithic temples of Hagar Qim, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
On our tour of the archaeological site, we'll discover the history of these religious monuments, whose construction continues to provoke questions of expert investigators. Then our tour continues to the nearby coastal town of Wied iz-Zurrieq, where we'll board a boat and cruise over to the famous Blue Grotto (boat trip not included). Do you know how this extraordinary natural monument was formed?
Our final stop will take place in the Ghar Dalam prehistoric cave, an essential stop for anyone wanting to understand the Neolithic past of the island.
With the tour of the cave over, we'll begin the return journey to your hotel.
Hotel Pick Up
This tour includes hotel pick up between 8:30 and 9:30 am from the main hotels on the island. Having made your reservation the local provider will contact you to confirm the exact time and place.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:
- Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
- The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
- Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
- All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
- Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
- Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
|Adults||Children from 4 to 12||Children under 4|
Children from 4 to 12US$ 16.70
Children under 4Free
4 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
Transport in an air conditioned minibus.
English speaking guide specialised in the history of Malta.
Ticket for the boat between Wied iz Zurrieq and the Blue Grotto: € 8 (US$ 9.50) appro).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.
We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.