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Top 5 Exciting Tours around Malta Travelling Alone

When you are in Malta travelling alone, it might not be easy to decide, what to do and see in the place you are visiting. To relieve you of this, we have designed a list of our TOP 5 tours around Malta and adventures to help you explore the island. We highly recommend these 5 things to do in your free time during your Fitness and Yoga Holiday in Malta.   

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1. Hop-on-Hop-off Buses in Malta

City Sightseeing and Malta Sightseeing, known as “hop–on and hop–off” buses, run daily tours around the Maltese islands. These double-deckers visit the most popular and exciting cultural attractions in Malta.  Buy a ticket to board the bus on your chosen route. Then, “hop–off” to explore that attraction before you “hop–on” to the next bus with your same tickets.
Sightseeing buses in Malta are a fun and easy way to see much of Malta’s heritage. Prehistoric temples and grand palaces await! These double-decker tours also operate around Malta’s sister island, Gozo, visiting in total around 40 different places of interest. Onboard you can also listen to audio-commentary in one of the 16 languages available! Each guest receives their personal, single-use headphones. This way of sightseeing is especially useful if you only have an afternoon free as they might be more convenient than the local public transport.   
 
You can combine any of the Hop-on Hop-off Malta tours with a harbour cruise, such as the one around Marsamxett Harbour. More details on the above-linked websites.
 
The starting point for City Sightseeing and Malta Sightseeing buses is located on The Strand in Sliema (across the street from Zara). It is around 10 minutes walking from the Preluna and 1926 Hotel & SPA. Those staying at the Plaza Regency can catch the bus at the bus stop outside their hotel. 

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2. Sliema-Valletta Ferry

A ferry service runs from Sliema to the nation’s capital, Valletta. The ferry leaves from the same place as the hop-on-hop-off buses, 10 minutes from the Preluna and 1926 hotels, and around 20 minutes by walk from Plaza Regency. See more: Public Transport in Malta

Crossing the Marsamxett harbour is a picturesque ride in itself. You’ll be able to see a stunning panoramic view of Valletta with the landmark dome of the Carmelite church rising above the skyline. On the other side, Fort Manoel on Manoel Island can also be seen.  

After visiting the capital, you can then take another ferry to the Three Cities. The architecture and history here is even older than that of Valletta.   The Three Cities are comprised of Birgu, Senglea and Bormla. They were fortified in the 15th and 16th Centuries, with Birgu serving as the capital of Malta until Valletta’s completion. 

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3. Gozo Jeep Safari  

Whether you are in Malta travelling alone or in a group, you should definitely plan a day of sightseeing Malta’s sister island – Gozo. If you do wish to take a day and visit Gozo, a jeep safari will be an unforgettable adventure for a single traveller. 
  
The second largest of the Maltese islands is quiet and unspoilt in comparison to Malta. Exploring Gozo in a 6–seater jeep is the best way to see everything the island has to offer. The tour visits sites such as Ta’  Pinu  Shrine, the fortified capital city of Victoria and Ramla Bay. Gozo is also famous for a very important filming location of the “Game of Thrones” series. Unfortunately, now only the remains of the famed Azure Window can be seen.
  
The Gozo jeep safari is a public tout and you will explore the island with other tourists from around the world. Definitely a good opportunity to socialise during your fitness and yoga holiday in Malta! The tour has a meal included and ends with an exciting motorboat ride back to Malta. That offers you a unique opportunity of admiring the coastline of the smallest of the Maltese Islands – Comino.   
 
You can find more information about the public jeep safari tour of Gozo here.

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4.  Catamaran & Boat Tours in Malta 

As we like to remind you, we are not a typical fitness boot camp, so if you plan things well, you will have a lot of free time. A nice way to spend it is to take a catamaran tour to Comino. During the tour, there is always a swimming stop in the crystal-clear waters. You will visit the Blue Lagoon and see the mysterious caves around Comino’s shores. These are great photo opportunities with the water reflecting on the sides of the caves.
Comino is a nice spot to relax and sunbathe.  It is also possible to take a scenic walk around the islet itself – just make sure you have enough snacks and water with you! Some tours will also stop at other swimming locations, such as  Għajn  Tuffieħa  and Popeye’s Village. The boats are usually equipped with bathing ladders.
You can also choose options such as an open bar and lunch. They are usually included in the price but can sometimes be at an extra cost. Most of the catamarans will also be equipped with sunbeds, underwater viewing windows, and even a waterslide.       

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5. Rock Climbing   in Malta

Malta is a hidden gem for rock climbing, an activity very popular on the islands with over 1300 routes available. The weather on the islands is temperate and the conditions almost all year round. Because of that, the sport is growing in popularity among locals and tourists alike.   
Rock climbing is a challenging form of exercise that will compliment your training during your fitness and yoga holiday in Malta. The rocky landscape and abundance of cliffs are ideal for all different styles of climbing.   
The ones you can try in Malta include: sport and traditional rock climbing, bouldering, abseiling, sea-level traversing, and even deep-water soloing.   
There are a couple of clubs and companies from where you can hire a guide who will help you find the best climbing spots and provide instruction for all different advancement levels.
Prices can range from 40 – 60 EUR per hour. Equipment  is usually  included.

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