Jewish Heritage in Morocco
Jewish heritage tours morocco
Day 01 Arrival in Casablanca
Upon arrival, we will meet you at the airport and drive to Casablanca. In Casablanca you will see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest outside of Mecca and experience the seaside coastal “Cornish”. Over night in the hotel
Day 02 Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen
After Breakfast we drive to Rabat the capital of Morocco. Here you will see the Hassan Tower, the Kasbah Oudaya, After will drive to chechaouen, is one of the most picturesque towns in morocco. This sacred “blue city “offers quiet streets and friendly people radiating both tranquility and mystery… founded the city in the 15th century this holy city with its many mosques offered a safe haven for andalusian muslims and jews that were on the run from the Spanish Catholic kings of the time…we will enjoy the medina…then we drive you to your hotel
Day 03 Chefchaouen –Meknes – Fes
After your breakfast in the riad visit chefchaoune and after our authentic journey will start towards Volubilis crossing via Wazan and other villages of the Rif, in Volubilis we will discover the Roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroocan history, after the visit From the ruins we will change our way to the town of Meknes to 17th centry heritage, where we will stop for lunch and hang around the huge historical ramparts of the medina, Bab El Mansour and enjoy a visit of the sanctuary Moulay Ismail s.
After the visit of Meknes, we will drive directly to the city of Fes, where you will spend the night.
Day 04 : Fes Sightseeing
After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring the oldest city of Morocco by walking in its alleys and narrow streets. Our visit begins by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarters, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, The oldest in the region, the tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch you will visit the cooperative tiles and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.
Day 05 : Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz valley – Merzouga. Camel ride and night at a camp
We will pick you up at your hotel or Riad in Fes, then drive south to Ifrane and Azrou through the Atlas Mountains Middle, On the way you will stop in cedar forest to see the Monkey Barbarian in their natural habitat. Traveling through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved in volcanic rock, you will see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau, noting how the scenery changes to reveal clues of the desert as you approach the town Errachidia. After lunch, we will continue our journey through the valley Ziz Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. After a glass of mint tea, we leave our luggage in a room, then take the camels to a Berber field in the middle of the sad Erg Chebbi. 20 km long and 5 km wide is also reputed as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. It is a unique and diverse environment. The camel ride takes about 1h from the hotel to the camp where we continue the spirit of the nomadic Berber lifestyle. After dinner, gather around the campfire and enjoy the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
Day 06 : Desert _ Todra _ Ouarzazate _ Ait ben hadou
You can admire sunrise on the top of the big dune just before you return to auberge, you will have your breakfast and take shower, then the drive will be waiting to start the trip heading the dades valley, if you would like to rock climb or hike the Todra Gorge, you can stop here and spend the afternoon, or you could simply enjoy lunch in the Gorge before heading to road of thousand Kasbah passing valley of the roses and skoura palm grove continue through ouarzazte named “HOLLYWOOD OF AFRICA”. Visit Kasbah of taourirt, film studios…we go then to the Kasbah of air ben haddou “ UNICCO” stop for lunch and then you will have opportunity to visit the heart of Kasbah and to enjoy the view
Day 07 Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast we drive through the tizi-n-tichka pass the high atlas mountains (2260 m) you will enjoy a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages.
start exploring Marrakech “the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and see hundreds of handicrafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time. Back to the Riad.
Day 08 : free day in Marrakech
Day 09 Marrakech – Airport Casablanca
Jewish heritage tours morocco ends.