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Jewish History in Morocco

From $3,599

8 Nights/ 9 Days

Per Person Based on Double Occupancy.

The tour price fluctuates depending the number of travelers and currency exchange. More travelers more savings.

 

 

Tour Type:  Private

Fes
Ouzoud Cascades
Ourika
Marrakech
Essaouira
Casablanca
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ITINERARY

 

DAY ONE                                                                          

Casablanca / Rabat                                                L, D  

Arrive at the Mohamed V Casablanca International Airport where you will be greeted by your driver. 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.

 

DAY TWO                                              

Rabat/Sefrou/Fez                                                    B, D

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.

 

DAY THREE

Fez                                                                          B, D  

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.

 

DAY FOUR                                                                

Fez / Marrakech                                                        B, D

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.

 

DAY FIVE                                                                  

Marrakech/Ourika/Marrakech                                 B, D 

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

 

DAY SIX                                                                     

Marrakech / Essaouira / Marrakech                         B, L, D

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.

** ESSAOUIRA JEWISH SITES TO VISIT
    • The Jewish Cemetery,
    • The Slat Lkahal
    • Chaim Pinto Synagogue
    • Simon Attias Synagogue
    • The Mellah (Jewish Quarter) includes the grave of Rabbi Haim Pinto, whose home and synagogue are pilgrimage sites where people visit annually from all over the world. Rabbi Haïm Pinto (1748–1845) was the leading rabbi in Mogador. Great Torah scholar and tzaddik.

 

DAY SEVEN                                                                               

Marrakech/Ouzoud Cascades/ Marrakech                B, L

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

 

DAY EIGHT                                                               

Marrakech / Casablanca                                        B, L, D

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.

 

DAY NINE                                                                 

Casablanca/Airport                                              B

Enjoy your breakfast, early check out and transfer to Casablanca airport for your flight back home.

 

End of service.

B: Breakfast         L: Lunch        D: Dinner

Trip Route

Tour Highlights

Jewish Museum
Beth El Synagogue
Yacoub El Mansour Gate
Imperial Stable
Roman Ruins
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

Included

Transportation by a professional English-speaking driver

8 night’s 5* hotel accommodations

A knowledgeable tour guide  of Jewish Heritage in Morocco

Breakfast daily

4 Lunches

7 Dinners

Entrance to all Jewish attraction sites as stated in the itinerary

Entrance to all museums

All taxes

Not Included

Airline Tickets

Insurance (Highly recommended)

Drinks

Tips to the local guides

Tips to the driver

Anything outside the itinerary

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