Spain and Portugal Experts | FREE consultation

Alhambra Tour

Tour Description

Join us on our Alhambra Tour to explore one of the Andalucian wonders that draws thousands each year.  This Fortress complex was built for the last Muslim rulers in Spain and later transformed into a Royal Palace under the Nasrid Dynasty. Filled with beautiful Moorish design, and covered in century old tiles, the Alhambra will delight you in its beauty and unique structure and is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip.

During the Alhambra tour, your guide will bring the structure to life with it´s legends and stories, tales of love and betrayal among the Sultans. The best part is that we will take care reserving and purchasing ticket entrances so you don´t need to worry about this task.  Depending on the time of year, this can be a challenge and very difficult to obtain tickets.   We will do our best to organize difficult tickets and dates and give you a fabulous Alhambra tour on top.

  • Private Guide  
  • Ticket entrance reservation to the Alhambra with specific entrance time (cost of ticket not included.- count on 20€)
  • Numerous tips and recommendations on how to spend your time in Granada following the tour
    • Visit the last stronghold of the Muslim dominance in Spain
    • Experience royalty in the Hall of Kings where the Sultans ruled
    • Stroll through exquisite gardens of Generalife and admire views of the town of Granada from above
    • Witness the unique design of the moorish tiles throughout the Palaces

        Meeting point at large ceramic map located in main entrance of the Alhambra where ticket offices are found.

        • Palacios Nazaries
        • Charles V´s Palace
        • Generalife Gardens
        • Alcazaba
        This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time, plus we like to keep some surprise element to our tours. Please be on time for your tour as you risk not getting into the Palaces.  This is a specific time given by the Alhambra and sometimes we don´t have another choice. We will do our best to arrange according to your preferences.


        Duration: 2.5h
        Start:  10:00am (we will try for this time, start time is dependent on your Palace ticket entrances which we will arrange and confirm. Let us know if you prefer an afternoon hour.)
        Start point: Main entrance to the Alhambra next to large ceramic map
        In order to buy the tickets we will need the passport of each person as Alhambra requires this now.

        * Important note on Alhambra tickets. It is becoming increasing difficult to get Alhambra tickets last minute and especially during high season in the months of April, May, June and September.  Signing up for the Alhambra tour does not guarantee an entrance.  The moment you pay a deposit, we will begin searching for those tickets and it may even take a few days before we confirm.  We need to put in a request and will not hear back right away.  We will inform you if there is a problem.  You can go online and try to get tickets on Ticketmaster.  On a rare occasion, there are tickets available in Doble Oro.  If you sign up within 72 hours of the tour date, the tour is a go.  If you are able to find ticket entrances, you can use those plus Letango´s guide.  If we find tickets, you are locked in for a tour with Letango. If we are unable to secure tickets, the tour will be cancelled and a refund will be granted.  Once tickets are found and a guide is reserved, the tour will incur the cancellation fees and there is no refund.
        (Please refer to our Terms and Conditions)

        Weekend or Spain bank holiday: this service has an addtional $35 supplemental fee

        Optional for this tour:
        We can combine this tour with a tour in the Albaicin or a city tour of Granada. 

        Other information
        We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you

        Built in the beautiful hills of Granada, the Alhambra was originally designed as a fortress complex but was later converted into a Palace.  It is easy to see why the Emirs made it their Royal home as its beauty cannot be matched. In fact, this would be the last Palace ruled by the Muslim Dynasty of Nasrid before its Reconquest by the Catholic Monarchs in 1492.  You can also see why the former rulers did not go willingly.  It´s majestic and unique design have earned a declaration from Unesco as a World Heritage Site.  Many songs, stories and poems have been inspired by this beautiful structure. Alhambra´s many rulers paint a colourful history to this architectural wonder they called their beloved Alcazar or Castle.
        On our tour, our guide will introduce  all of these elements of history including the architecture, the rulers, the gruesome tales of jealousy and power as well as the love stories.  You will earn an appreciation for this jewel that draws thousands of tourists a year. On the grounds of the Alhambra, we will visit the Palaces as well as the Generalife Gardens.  You can even take your time to explore the gardens more on your own if you choose, following the tour.  The best feature of this tour is that we will arrange your ticket entrances so you don´t have to incur the headache of reservations.



        Price per Group
        1.- Select group size to see price per group below
        2.- Hit Book to add to cart

        Group Size:

        Customer Reviews

        Based on 3 reviews Write a review

        "We love to share our culture, provide you with unforgettable travel experiences and bring you closer to the locals. Our tours mix history, exquisite food and natural beauty, seeking the uncommon and connecting you with local culture"

        We like to present ourselves as expert travel planners dedicated to making each independent trip the most memorable for our customers.

        Here are the 10 features that make Letango tours special as expert planners for your trip to Spain and Portugal.

        1. Special Crafted tours

        Our itineraries are crafted and designed with special thought and attention, based on experience and knowledge of destinations with the goal to bring you closer to the locals providing the right pace and rhythm.

        2. Research

        We are constantly revising our itineraries and services through up to date investigation with our guides, our hotels, the places we visit and the restaurants we recommend.

        3. Value

        It is important to us that your trip includes great value. Our expert planning will help you save time and money. When comparing prices of other competitors, we pride ourselves on achieving a lower cost but without lowering the quality or the exceptional customer service.

        4. Slow Travel

        We encourage in depth quality travel. This sometimes means slowing down to really take in the culture and appreciate the experience, teaching the tourist how to be a traveler through engagement and sharing, the local way.

        5. Free time

        Our aim is to find the perfect balance between guiding, touring and time on your own to discover. As every traveler is different , we adapt to the traveler. When our clients want more structure, we can offer that. When they want the control to do their own thing, we offer lots of recommendations and suggestions that will be helpful. Our goal is to provide you only the tours you need.

        6. Our Spanish American team

        With over 20 years of experience we have planned thousands of customized services and tours for people like you. We are a Spanish and American team who understands the intricacies of both cultures to be able to address every issue and question on both sides.

        7. Amazing guides

        One thing is certain, it takes an exceptional guide to have an unforgettable experience and we go to extremes to find that guide for you. Smart, informed, fun and personable, our guides will go beyond the limits to make sure you enjoy every minute of your time in their beloved city.

        8. Selected Boutique and historic hotels

        Your comfort and convenience is our priority. Finding you perfect accommodations is one of our first tasks after we receive your booking. Staying far from the chain hotels, we look for charm, outstanding quality, cleanliness, a high customer service rating and a nice breakfast to receive you in the morning. Above all, we make sure you are conveniently located in the center, within walking distance from all sites.

        9. Our great customer service

        From the first moment we receive your inquiry until you get on a plane to fly home, we go to extremes to take care of our clients, both in the planning phase and once they have arrived. Still not convinced? Please visit Trip Advisor Reviews here:

        10. Small Private Groups

        At Letango, we have always believed the guide to guest ratio needs to ensure quality and good customer service. We encourage small groups of 6-15 people that allow us to maximize attention to our guests to make sure all of their travel needs are met. All our tours are private so the guides are fully dedicated to your small party.

        Look forward to working with you.

        Thank you and Happy Happy Travels!

        Carlos and Jennifer Galvin
        Co-founders of Letango Tours

        Come and visit Spain and Portugal, away from the crowds and large groups, by choosing one of our Spain private travel packages. For the savvy and more discerning traveler including families, small groups of friends and special interest groups who want to visit Spain,  maintaining independence but with Letango handling all of the details.  We aim to take the hassle out of your travel and provide you with memorable experiences enjoying  private guides with lots of  flexibility.

        These are the types of services we offer to our clients:

        Letango offers pre-designed quality packages, customized packages and day tours, excursions and activities for people who choose to book their own hotels and transportation. In order for you to find what you are looking for in a fast and efficient manner, you can use our Advance Search to filter by region and type of tour. If after navigating through, you are not able to find what you are looking for, please ask us.  We are happy to help. 

        Private Vacation Packages
        Letango´s all inclusive trips that are pre-designed with a preset itinerary. They generally include accommodation, guided tours, transportation within Spain, entrance fees to monuments visited in the guided tours provided, a show, etc. They also come with our personal advice and recommendations. We are happy to have a consultation. We personally call all hotels before you check in to ensure they give you a nice room and are ready for you.

        Day tours and activities
        Day tours typically last between 3 and 9 hours depending on how much time you choose. They include a guide, sometimes entrances and are pre-designed with a set itinerary.  These are walking tours but we can arrange bikes or segway.

        Day trips
        Usually include the service of a private driver-guide or driver and guide. They include meals, wine tastings and sometimes entrance fees depending on the tour. All are pre-designed with a preset itinerary.

        Shore Excursions
        Coming in on a Cruise Ship? Whether it is just for the day or you have a few days, we offer great experiences that include transport from the cruise ships and fabulous activities, tours and mini packages that range from one to several days.  Our drivers and guides are experienced and prepared to receive you at the Port and are familiar with the protocol that goes with the Cruises.  They are always insured with safe and comfortable vehicles that have the required licenses to drive tourists. 

        Customized Trips
        This service is exclusive and refers to packages that are completely customized to your travel preferences and needs. Please read more on these type of trips under Customized Trips.

        Other services
        From meet and greet at the airport to a transfer, dining experiences or flamenco shows, we can arrange all of this to help you enhance your travel experience as part of your package.

        We look forward to seeing you in Spain!!

        Letango has put a lot of effort into designing a great number of tours for you to enjoy the culture of Spain and Portugal.

        To book any of our tours, pick the size of your private group, the number of people traveling and add to cart. If you prefer not to make a full payment right away, you can opt to pay later.

        In this case, we will send you an invoice for 50% deposit and then as we get closer to your service date, you will pay the balance in full. This is very typical when the tour or trip is not going to happen for a while. 

        Once we receive your order we will get in contact with you.
        Remember you can make changes by contacting us.

        If for any reason we can not fulfil the tour for the date you have chosen we will refund you immediately and let you know. A tour is not fully confirmed until we reply with a full confirmation.

        We hope you enjoy your tour with us !!

        Related Tours