Morocco Jewish tours 16 Nights/17 Days

Morocco Jewish tours 16 Nights/17 Days
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YOUR ITINERARY

Day 01 Head for the border

Welcome to Morocco! a land of tolerance, openness and hospitality. A country with a big history, rich culture, art, food, architecture and variety of landscapes from mountains, coastlines to the fascinating desert. Your Private expert guide & driver is waiting for you at the entrance of the airport to transfer you to your high ended hotel or riad.

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Day 02 Casablanca Jewish Tour

After a nice breakfast, you will explore the economic hub of Morocco Casablanca for a full day cultural Jewish tour where you will have the opportunity to visit The Museum of Moroccan Judaism, Le Tombeau du Saint Eliahou, Beit-El Temple, the Jewish school and the Jewish quarter mellah, during your exclusive guided educational Jewish tour you’ll enjoy your lunch at the Jewish Club, a kosher restaurant.

Day 03  A Day to remember in Casablanca

After a nice breakfast, you will visit the famous Hassan II mosque, known as the second largest functioning mosque in Africa and the 7th largest in the world. It was designed under the guidance of King Hassan II and built by Moroccan artisans from all over the kingdom. The Mosque is open to Muslims at daily prayer times & open to non-Muslims & tourists for visit, then you will continue to Habous.

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Day 04 Transfer to Rabat with sightseeing

After a nice breakfast, you will be transferred to the capital of the kingdom Rabat. Once you arrive, you will start your guided city tour by the visit of Hassan Tower known for its largest minaret of an incomplete mosque then you will see Mohammed V mausoleum: a historical building located on the opposite side of the Hassan Tower contains the tombs of the Moroccan king Mohammed V and his two sons. Afterwards, you will see the ancient human settlement on the mouth of the Bou Regreg River Chellah Necropolis.

Day 05 Rabat City Jewish Tour

After a nice breakfast, you will start your guided full day city tour by visiting the city’ old medina, its most known features & historical monuments like The Kasbah Oudayya, built in the 12th century, has been home to Arab tribes, Andalusian immigrants, and some of Morocco’s most powerful sultans, you will also visit some Jewish Synagogues: The Great Synagogue Rabbi Chalom Zaoui, the Talmud Torah synagogue then you will walk in the Jewish quarter known as Mellah.

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Day 06 Transfer to Fes via Meknes & Volubilis

After a nice breakfast, you will be transferred to the imperial city of Fes, en route you will stop at Volubilis to discover its fascinating Roman ruins adorned with beautiful mosaics and colorful tiles depicting Roman mythology. From there you will move to see Meknes, your tour there will include a visit to the Mellah and the Jewish school. Afterwards, you will continue to your high end hotel in Fes.

Day 07 Fes Jewish Tour

Fes is considered as a UNESCO world heritage site, home of traditional handicrafts, and tanneries. After a nice breakfast, you will start your guided full day city tour by visiting some of the city’s main synagogues including The ibn Danan synagogue was built by Mimoun Ben Sidan in the 17th century, a rich merchant from Ait Ishaq, The Slat Al Fassiyine synagogue is the oldest synagogue of Fes whose construction dates back to the 17th century in the heart of the famous El Mellah district, you may see if time allows Saint Haim Messas, Saint David Boussidan, Raphael Berdugo, saint Soulika, la maison Maimonide and the cemetery.

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Day 08 Fes medina Tour

After a nice breakfast at your luxurious hotel, you will go for a full day guided tour to witness & explore the city’ main cultural & religious side by visiting its mosques, historical monuments, old medina & souk. Fes is considered as a UNESCO world heritage site, home of traditional handicrafts, and tanneries. It is known for its historical significance and monuments like The Bou Inania Madrasa, was once a school, it is a religious building in the medina constructed in the 14th century. The Karaouine Mosque and university known to be the world’s oldest university and the second-largest mosque in Morocco. Al Attarine mederssa known for its beautiful courtyard in the center, surrounded by geometric patterned tiles that decorate the walls and floor and Nejjarine Mosque.

Day 09 Fes, Ifrane, Beni mellal, Marrakech

After a nice breakfast, you will leave Fes for a destination to Marrakech, en route you will stop at Ifrane “Switzerland of Morocco”, a charming unique town known for its calm atmosphere, fountains and small gardens, you will also see Beni Mellal a small beautiful city in central Morocco located at the foot of the Middle Atlas, on the edge of the Tadla plain, from there to your majestic hotel or riad in Marrakech.

Day 10Every culture has its own story “Marrakech medina”

After a nice breakfast, you will start your exploration of the most visited city in Morocco Marrakech by your private side cars, considered as an imperial city and a UNESCO world heritage; it serves as a major economic center and tourist destination. It has the largest traditional market “souk” in Morocco, the city is home to a number of synagogues, historical monuments, mosques & tombs that you may see during your day tour like Lazama synagogue built in 1492 by the Jews expelled from Spain it is considered one of the most beautiful in Morocco, Negidim synagogue which in the mellah was built at the end of the 19th century El Badi Palace, Bahia Palace, Dar El Bacha, the Ben Youssef Madrasa, Dar Si Said Museum. Your tour will include Jemaa el-Fnaa square considered as one of the best-known squares in Africa and has been described as a “world-famous square”, then you will continue to Mellah the old Jewish Quarter.

Day 11Atlas Mountains excursion

After a nice breakfast, you will go for a day trip excursion to Imlil where you will do some hiking with your local mountainous guide, after lunch at a Berber family you will go ahead to Ourika valley & sitti Fatma to visit Rabi shlomo belhench tomb on ca you finish your visit of the tomb you will live a very special experience that is  not-for-profit work, we do kindly invite you to help with 10 euros to be added to your trip’ price & the total amount we collect for this purpose we use it to purchase some new clothes in favor of an association that helps poor orphans in Ourika & sitti fatma, afterwards you’ll return back to Marrakech.

Day 12Lets’ call it Garden

After a nice breakfast, you will go on a horse drawn carriage for a unique tour to Marrakech’ most visited and famous gardens Majorelle garden, which was the home of the landscape painter Jacques Majorelle. Afterwards the famed designer Yves Saint Laurent bought and restored the property, it has been open to the public since 1947, & has a large collection of plants from five continents including cacti, palms and bamboo. Once you finish your visit you will move to Le Paradis du safran an organic saffron farm situated on the Ourika road a few km away from Marrakech, during your visit to the farm you will learn everything about saffron and about medicinal and aromatic plants before having your lunch there. Not far from the farm you will move to see another fascinating garden “Anima garden” a magical place for limitless pleasure & inspiration for unforgettable experience before returning back to Marrakech.

Day 13Cook and eat

Today, We’ll guide you on your journey to become an inspired cook and traveler by attending an interesting cooking class workshop in a traditional Moroccan house or riad where you will learn how to create authentic Moroccan Jewish cuisine by preparing a Moroccan Jewish dish and homemade bread. But before you’ll go for a visit to a local market “souk” in the medina where you will learn about the ingredients used in the dishes as you shop for supplies.

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Day 14A Day to remember in Essaouira

After a nice breakfast, you will go for a nice day trip to Essaouira 170kms from Marrakech, during your tour you will go through its medina and small shopping streets (souks), see walls of the Scala and the Kasbah and famous port. You will also visit The Simon Attias synagogue It was built in the late 19th century by a local Jewish merchant who gave it its name, if time allows you may see the Museum of Essaouira located in the heart of the medina, exhibits a collection of instruments related to the different religious brotherhoods and traditional musical practices, before returning back to Marrakech in the evening.  

Day 15Art, culture, photography, adventure & rocky desert

After a nice breakfast, you will visit “The Museum of Art and Culture of Marrakech” “le musée d’art et de culture Marrakech “, proposes some admirable collections of Moroccan art objects, exhibitions of photographs and exclusive thematic paintings, and a selection of cultural events like presentation of books, conferences, artistic encounters. Later, you will be escorted for a half day excursion to the desert of Agafay, about 45 minutes from Marrakech, offers dry land and great hills that stand out on the sky like dunes where you will capture some good & funny photographs with a unique quad ride, you will take then your lunch in a luxurious tent, in the evening you will assist to a sunset camel ride before moving back to Marrakech.

Day 16Day at Leisure

After a nice breakfast, you are free to spend your time as you wish, spend the day at your own leisure, you may go shopping or just relax at your hotel, no services are included today.

Day 17Let’s come back soon

Today, after a nice breakfast at your luxurious hotel, you will say goodbye to Morocco, and you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

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Included in your Tour:

  • Transfer in /out  from airport  to your accommodation 
  • 12 days by transport
  • 11 Nights stay accommodation 5*.
  • Meals as mentioned in the program.
  • Private English speaking guide .
  • Transportation  by 4*4 in desert
  • insurance Durant the trip .

 

Not Included in your Tour:

  • Fly tickets
  • Entrance Fees
  • Dinners of Marrakech , Fes
  • Alcoholic or soft drinks.
  • Lunches
  • Personal purchase
  • Tips
  • Everything not mentioned in the program

 

Accommodation 5* 

  • Casablanca Hotel le Casablanca 
  • Rabat  Dar Diyfa 
  • Fes  Riad  el amine de Fes 
  • Merzouga hotel tombouctou
  • Desert sahara luxury camps
  • Kalat Mgona berber family 
  • Marrakech  Riad ksar Anika 

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Price: $2850 / Person

ITINERARY

FLIGHT
(Please remember to book separately)
Day 1
Head for the border
Day 2
Casablanca Jewish Tour
Day 3
A Day to remember in Casablanca
Day 4
Transfer to Rabat with sightseeing
Day 5
Rabat City Jewish Tour
Day 6
Transfer to Fes via Meknes & Volubilis
Day 7
Fes Jewish Tour
Day 8
Fes medina Tour
Day 9
Fes, Ifrane, Beni mellal, Marrakech
Day 10
Every culture has its own story “Marrakech medina”
Day 11
Atlas Mountains excursion
Day 12
Lets’ call it Garden
Day 13
Cook and eat
Day 14
A Day to remember in Essaouira
Day 15
Art, culture, photography, adventure & rocky desert
Day 16
Day at Leisure
Day 17
Let’s come back soon