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Per Person Based on Double Occupancy
Tour Dates: Feb 5-13, 2022
Group Type: Small Group
Arrive at the Mohamed V Casablanca International Airport where you will be greeted by our national guide. Before heading to Rabat, in Casablanca, we will visit: The Jewish Museum of Casablanca, the Bet El Synagogue, and the Hassan II Mosque. Lunch will be served Kosher restaurant, once upon a time was the place to host Jewish weddings and community gathering. Then depart for Rabat. Arrive at your hotel to check-in and rest for the afternoon. Dinner at your hotel is included.
After breakfast and check out, will depart with our driver for Fes, the spiritual, intellectual, and once the capital city of Morocco via the city Sefrou. It is located at the edge of the Middle Atlas mountain. Sefrou was once home to one of the largest settlements of Moroccan Jews. It’s known as the little Jerusalem. is known as the little Jerusalem. We will make a brief visit of Amram Ben Wildan Tomb . Arrive at your hotel in Fez to check-in. Dinner, and rest for the day.
After breakfast, we will join our local guide for a full day sightseeing tour of Fez, one of the four oldest Imperial cities in Morocco. The tour includes the great Gateway of the Royal Palace, the Jewish Quarter ”Mellah”, the 15th-century Borj Nord (north forth) the 9th century oldest university of the world. Lunch is on your own. We will also make a few stops by local handicrafts factories such as pottery, brass, and a bakery where everything is made in the traditional Moroccan way. (Picture taking is permitted and shopping for items is optional). Return to your hotel to freshen up for dinner with entertainment at a local famous restaurant. Return to your hotel, and retire for the day.
** FEZ JEWISH SITES TO VISIT: Jewish Mellah quarters, Ibn Danan, and Slat al Fassayine Synagogue.
After breakfast and check out. We will head for Marrakech via Ifrane, an alpine-style village, and Azrou. Lunch this time is on the road on own. We will drive through magical scenery at the foot of the Middle Atlas where all kinds of fruit trees are planted, such as oranges, grapefruit, apricots, apples, and figs. You should also expect a few short breaks along the road where you will have the opportunity to meet with the locals. Arrive and check-in to your hotel. Dinner, then retire for the day.
Enjoy your breakfast and site inspection. Meet our Jewish heritage expert for a full day sightseeing tour of the pearl of the south. Marrakech is one of the imperial cities of Morocco. It was founded in the 11th century and once upon the time the capital city of Morocco. Our visit will also include the Ourika Valley was once home to a Berber Jewish population, the famous Djamaa el Fna square, the Koutoubia Mosque, known as a masterpiece of the Almohades art, the Bahia Palace, Dar Si Said Museum, and the Menara garden. Return to your hotel and freshen up for dinner at a local Palais/ Restaurant. Return to your hotel and retire for the night.
** MARRAKECH JEWISH SITES TO VISIT: Rabbi Hanania Hacohen Cemetery, Beth-El synagogue
Enjoy your breakfast, meet our guide then depart for a day trip to the city of Essaouira. It was founded in 1765. The oldest tombs date from 1776. These tombs are interesting. Contrary to Jewish tradition and Mosaic Law, they are sculptured with very marked human forms. These anthropomorphic tombstones sometimes bear epigraphic inscriptions and sometimes none. These monolithic tombstones are carved out of marine sandstone. Essaouira was called Mogador during the Portuguese era. You will stop by a women’s cooperative to witness the making of Argan oil. Lunch in a local seafood restaurant included. Return to your hotel and freshen up for dinner included at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel and retire for the night.
After breakfast, meet and depart for a day trip to the Ouzoud Cascades. It’s the collective name for several tall waterfalls that empty into the El-Abid River gorge. It’s located near the Moyen Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, in the province of Azilal. Lunch at the casacade is included. Return to your hotel and rest for the night. Dinner is on own
After breakfast, you are free in the morning. lunch will be served in a local restaurant, then depart for Casablanca. Arrive at your hotel in Casablanca property, check-in. Freshen up for dinner at your property is included. Retire for the night.
Enjoy your breakfast, early check out and transfer to Casablanca airport for your flight back home.
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Beth El Synagogue
Yacoub El Mansour Gate
Al Quaraween World’s oldest university
Jewish Mellah Quarters
Ibn Danan Synagogue
Rabbi Hanania Hacohen Cemetery
Chaim Pinto Synagogue
Simon Attias Synagoggue
Djamai lafna Square
Ben Youssef Madrasa
Hassan II Mosque
Mohamed V Square
Nations Unis Square
Transportation by a motor-coach
8 night’s hotel accommodations in luxury hotels
A knowledgeable tour director of Jewish Heritage in Morocco
Entrance to all Jewish attraction sites as stated in the itinerary
Entrance to all museums
Insurance (Highly recommended)
Tips to the national guide
Tips to the driver
Anything outside the itinerary
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