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10 Day Morocco Jewish Heritage Tour

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  • 10 Days / 9 Nights
  • Private Tour
  • Casablanca
  • Free Cancelation
  • English French & Spanish
  • Marrakesh or Casablanca: Airport
What to Expect

The cultural diversity of contemporary Morocco reflects its historic vantage point as a gateway to Europe and the world. Morocco’s Jewish Heritage offers visitors an encounter with ancient historic traditions, customs, architecture, monuments and sites that have permeated Moroccan society for centuries. Travel Exploration’s Jewish Heritage Morocco Tour is tailored for the cultured and sophisticated traveler. Visits to historic synagogues, cemeteries, architectural sites, and natural surroundings of the region.

  • Cultural tour of the four imperial cities of the country
  • Up Close Meeting with Local Jewish Community in Morocco
  • Visit Temple Beth- El Synagogue, Em Habanim & Neve Chalom in Casablanca
  • Cultural guided tours of Marrakesh and Fez with certified guide
  • Explore Museum of Moroccan Judaism in Casablanca
Brief Itinerary
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Casablanca airport transfer, City sightseeing Casablanca
Day 2 Explore Rabat the capital of Morocco  Rabat
Day 3 Visit Volubilis and Spend the night in Fez Fez
Day 4 Guided city tour of the Imperial city of Fez Fez
Day 5 Head to Erg Chebbi through Ifrane with lunch in Midelt, Camel ride and overnight in the Camp Erg Chebbi
Day 6 Sunrise over the dunes, Visit the Todra Gorge and continue to Dades valley Boumalne Dades
Day 7 High mountains, visit the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate, Spend the night in Marrakech Marrakech
Day 8  Explore Marrakech in a full day city tour Marrakech
Day 9 Day trip to Essaouira to discover Jewish heritage sites Marrakech
Day 10 Marrakech airport transfer  

Departure Time

8 AM

Price Includes

  • Pick up & Drop off at the Airports
  • Private A/C vehicle with fuel
  • English experienced driver
  • Dinners in Erg Chebbi and Dades valley
  • Offcial guide in Fez & Marrakech
  • 9 days with breakfast in Hotels
  • Accommodation local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Dinners except in Erg Chebbi and Dades valley

Itinerary:10 Day Morocco Jewish Heritage Tour

Day 1:Casablanca airport transfer, City sightseeing

Upon arrival at Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca, indulge in a delectable dinner at a Kosher restaurant, before retiring for the night at your hotel. If you arrive early in the morning, take an opportunity to visit the stunning Temple Beth-El, which stands as the jewel of what was once a thriving Jewish community. Its magnificent stained glass windows and artistic elements are sure to captivate you. Make sure to squeeze in visits to Temple Em Habanim and Neve Chalom, should time allow.

Day 2: Explore other sites in Casablanca and drive to Rabat the capital of Morocco

Explore the Museum of Moroccan Judaism in Casablanca, which is the first and only Jewish museum in the Arab world, showcasing an impressive collection of historical and ethnographic artifacts spanning 700 square meters. Established in 1997 by the Jewish community of Casablanca, and backed by the Foundation of Jewish-Moroccan Cultural Heritage, the museum offers a glimpse into the rich history, traditions, religion, and daily life of Jews in Morocco. History buffs will also appreciate a visit to the Jewish Cemetery and Mellah, while the iconic Mosque of Hassan II offers breathtaking views of Casablanca from its elevated perch.

Overnight at the Hotel in Rabat.

Day 3:Visit Rabat, Volubilis and Spend the night in Fez

Visit Rabat, and then take the road to visit Meknes and the Roman Ruins of Volubilis.

Visit the Royal Palace, the Hassan tower which stands on the hill overlooking the Wadi Bou Regreg. It is a gigantic mosque, emblematic of Rabat and famous for its unfinished minaret where storks nest. Next door, visit the beautiful Mausoleum of Mohammed V decorated with stained glass windows, white marble and a wrought-iron entryway with a stairway leading to an impressive dome. Visit the Jewish Mellah which today is now the home of very few Jewish families. Explore the gardens nearby and visit the Palace of Rabat and visit the Chellah and Kasbah Oudaya.

Discover the vast and impressive Meknes Medina with its maze-like alleys and bustling souks. Discover the majestic Bab Mansour gate, which leads to the main public square, the Place el-Hedim. Be amazed by Moulay Ismail’s royal palace, with its grand marble courtyards and intricate mosaics.

Continue your journey to the ancient Roman city of Volubilis, where the impressive ruins and well-preserved mosaics will transport you back to a bygone era. Explore the ancient temples, forum, and triumphal arches that remain standing, testaments to the Roman Empire’s influence in Morocco.

End your adventure with a visit to the nearby holy city of Moulay Idriss, a place of pilgrimage for Muslims from across the world. Take in the narrow, winding streets of this picturesque hilltop town, and marvel at the beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

Overnight at the Hotel in Fez.

Day 4:Guided city tour of the Imperial city of Fez

Experience the rich culture and history of Fez, Morocco by discovering its hidden gems. Explore the Mellah, a district with unmarked 17th-century buildings that once housed 40 synagogues. Marvel at the vast and picturesque Jewish cemetery next to the Royal Palace and the Em HaBanim synagogue, soon to be the home of the new Jewish Museum. Don’t miss out on visiting the prestigious University of Al-Karaouine. After a day of exploring, relax and rejuvenate at a comfortable hotel or riad in Fez.

Overnight at the Hotel or Riad in Fez

Day 5:Head to Erg Chebbi through Ifrane with lunch in Midelt, Camel ride and overnight in the Camp

Embark on a thrilling adventure as you leave your hotel in Fez for the stunning Middle Atlas mountain range and the cedar forests. After a delicious lunch break in Midelt, continue on to the picturesque Ziz River, where you will witness the lush palm groves and traditional fortified kasbahs. Next, journey through the enchanting oasis towns of Erfoud and Merzouga before scaling the great Erg Chebbi dunes on the back of a majestic camel. Marvel at the stunning sunset views before reaching the desert camp, where you can enjoy a delectable Moroccan dinner while local nomad performers astound you with their traditional folk songs. Enjoy a mesmerizing overnight stay at the Erg Chebbi desert camp.

Day 6:Sunrise over the dunes, Visit the Todra Gorge and continue to Dades valley

Hiking in Dades Gorges

Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast before embarking on a journey to explore the fascinating town of Rissani, the birthplace of Moulay Ali Cherif who founded the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco. Hop into your air-conditioned minivan and head towards the oasis of Tinghir located at the foothills of the towering High Atlas mountains. Take a delightful 1-hour stroll along the picturesque Todgha River, and soak in the sights of flourishing palm trees and olive groves. Immerse yourself in the local Berber culture by visiting traditional villages and learning about their way of life. Head to the awe-inspiring Todgha Gorge for an unforgettable lunch experience. In the afternoon, travel through the Dadès Valley along the legendary ‘Road of 1,000 Kasbahs’ and visit one of the ancient kasbahs that thrive in this scenic expanse. Finish your day in Boumalne, where you can enjoy dinner and a peaceful overnight stay.

Day 7:High Artlas mountains, visit the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate, Spend the night in Marrakech

Indulge in a delicious breakfast before embarking on a journey to the breathtaking Roses Valley, Kelaa Mgouna, a renowned rose plantation. Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting one of the rose-growing cooperatives. Traverse through the palm groves of Skoura oasis. Journey onwards to Ouarzazate, also referred to as ‘The Gate of The Sahara’. Enjoy a scrumptious lunch at the UNESCO-listed Aït Benhaddou kasbah, followed by an exploration of the kasbah’s rich history of being featured in famous films and photo shoots. In the afternoon, travel via the scenic Tizi-n-Tichka through the majestic Atlas Mountains. Arrive at your hotel in Marrakech in the early evening, just in time for a delectable Kosher dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 8:Explore Marrakech in a full day city tour

After indulging in a sumptuous breakfast, embark on a journey to discover the epicenter of Moroccan history and culture with the assistance of our trusted tour guide in Marrakech. Discover the Synagogue, Mellah, El Bahia Palace, The Koutoubia mosque, The market, and the revered Jemaa El Fna square. Lunch will be enjoyed at a local restaurant in the new city. In the afternoon, take a tour of the modern part of the city and explore the stunning gardens of Majorelle. For those interested, indulge in a delightful Kosher dinner at a local restaurant before retiring for the night.

 

Day 9:Day trip to Essaouira to discover Jewish heritage sites

Essaouira Day Trip

Discover the picturesque charm of Essaouira, a captivating seaside fishing town that boasts a rich history intertwined with Portuguese and Jewish culture. Stroll the streets and admire the beautiful hand-painted blue, white, and yellow houses before indulging in some of the world’s freshest seafood from local fishermen. Immerse yourself in the vibrant artist community that characterizes Essaouira and visit the remnants of the city’s Jewish heritage. The perfect destination to unwind and escape the bustle of everyday life.

Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 10:Marrakech airport transfer

Embark on your journey from Casablanca or Marrakech’s airport. To ensure a seamless travel experience, we recommend arriving at the airport at least two hours prior to your scheduled flight departure time. We’ll organize your shuttle accordingly, so you can relax knowing that everything is taken care of.

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Once you have gathered the information and have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us through our contact and we will respond as soon as possible.

What types of vehicles are used?

We use off-road vehicles or minibuses for couples, friends or family from 2 to 6 people. From 7 people minibuses. All our vehicles are modern and air-conditioned.

What are the cancellation and refund policies?

  • Low season: Free up to 48 hours before the start of the excursion
  • Mid season (long weekends, September, October, March, April and May): Free 7 days before the start of the excursion
  • High season (Christmas , New Year’s Eve, Easter) : Free 15 days before the start of the excursion

What is the meeting point to start the excursion?

The meeting point of this excursion is your accommodation (Hotel, Riad or Hostel) if it is an airbnb it is in front of the door.

If you have questions or have changed accommodation once in the destination, please contact with us on WhatsApp or by email.

What are the payment methods?

Payment can be made by credit card, debit card, bank transfer or payment with PayPal.

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