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Jewish Morocco Tour: Discover Jewish Heritage in Morocco – 12 days

Jewish Morocco Tour: Find Jewish Heritage in Morocco – 12 days

Get on a captivating 12 days Jewish Morocco Tour and drench yourself in the rich embroidery of Jewish heritage, culture, and history. Begin your journey with Morocco Best Sahara Tours agency in the dynamic city of Casablanca, where you’ll visit notable Jewish monuments.

Go to the capital city of Rabat and the verifiable destinations of Meknes prior to arriving in Fes, one of the world’s most established supreme urban communities. Investigate the Jewish quarter and the stunning Ibn Danan Synagogue.

Find the old Roman ruins of Volubilis and meander through the enchanting blue roads of Chefchaouen. Visit Tangier’s Jewish burial ground and experience the city’s cosmopolitan air. Excursion to Ouarzazate and Skoura, exploring the breathtaking scenes of the Atlas Mountains.

Wonder about the Todra Gorges prior to venturing into the Sahara Desert in Merzouga. Take a camel journey and go through a night under the brilliant desert sky. Finish up your tour with visits to Rissani and Erfoud prior to bidding goodbye to Morocco.

This vivid tour offers an ideal mix of Jewish heritage, cultural exploration, and exceptional natural beauty, providing an extraordinary encounter of Morocco’s captivating Jewish inheritance.

Jewish Morocco Tour – highlight

  • Visit the impressive Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.
  • Investigate Casablanca’s Mellah and visit the Gallery of Moroccan Judaism.
  • Find the Beth-El places of worship, Sanctuary Em Habanim, and Sanctuary Neve Shalom.
  • Investigate the notable Jewish Mellah of Fez, its gathering places and burial grounds.
  • Find the one of a kind Jewish heritage of Seffrou and its Mellah.
  • Go through pleasant Berber towns, the Ziz valley and braced kasbahs.
  • Ride a camel and remain in an extravagance desert camp in Merzouga.
  • Investigate the wonderful Dades Valley and visit rose-based beauty care products cooperatives.
  • Find the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate, an UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Visit Taroudant’s strengthened medina and old adobe gathering place.
  • Investigate the as of late opened temples, historical centers and Jewish burial grounds in Essaouira.
  • Find the energetic city of Marrakech, including the Djemaa El Fna, El Bahia Royal residence and Majorelle Nurseries.
  • Visit the as of late reestablished Jewish souks, investigate Marrakech’s Mellah and visit the Lazama place of worship.
  • The tour closes with an exchange to the air terminal, marking the finish of your significant Jewish outing to Morocco.

What is included in this Jewish Morocco Tour:

  • Transport in a private air-conditioned 4×4; Toyota Prado Tx or deluxe van and fuel
  • Pick-up from and drop-off at your hotel or riad and transfer from and to the airport
  • Experienced local English/French/Spanish/Italian-speaking Berber and nomad driver/guide
  • Accommodation in air-conditioned rooms/suites with private bathroom
  • One night in a luxury camp in Erg Chebbi with private toilet and shower, lamps, plenty of space, and handcrafted furnishings
  • Camel rides of about an hour – an hour & a half with a guide, and free sandboarding, if desired – just ask the camp staff
  • Option to go to and return from the camp by 4×4
  • Luggage service to the camp and all accommodation
  • Berber drumming and music
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Mellah, Ait Ben Haddou, for walks, photos, and tea/coffee breaks
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop when and where you wish
  • Entrance fees (except in Casablanca, Rabat, Fes, and Marrakech)
  • Local guides in the relevant places
  • Tea, coffee and mineral water in the desert

What is not included:

  • Lunch and dinner in Casablanca, Rabat, Fes, Marrakech and Essaouira, or the excursions between the urban areas.
  • Extra charges in Casablanca, Rabat, Fes and Marrakech, or the excursions between the urban areas.
  • Drinks
  • Tips & Extras

Important Information for Jewish Trips in Morocco:

  • Visiting the Hassan II mosque is unimaginable on Fridays or strict occasions.
  • Extra activities, for example, road trips, cooking classes, or visits to the Roman ruins of Volubilis can be added to the tour.
  • Legitimate food is accessible in significant urban areas like Casablanca, Marrakech, Fes, and Rabat.
  • On the off chance that you lean toward a more limited tour zeroed in on Jewish heritage, kindly visit the given link.
  • The tour can be altered according to your particular interests.
  • You can examine itinerary changes with your driver to apportion additional opportunities to favored areas.
  • A 30% store is expected to book the vehicle, and the remaining equilibrium is payable to the driver.
  • Youngsters under 12 years of age get a 25% decrease, while kids under 5 are not charged.
  • Costs are dependent upon a change in view of the ongoing swapping scale.
  • Costs might increase during the Christmas and New Year time span.

Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca

Upon your arrival at the airport, our friendly driver will warmly welcome you and accompany you to the vibrant city of Casablanca. As you make your way through the Moroccan countryside, you’ll be treated to picturesque views. Once you arrive at your hotel and have checked in, we’ll embark on a visit to the magnificent Hassan II Mosque.


Realy, this incredible mosque is Africa’s largest, with the world’s tallest minaret. Its amazing location overlooking the sea contributes to its loftiness. Appreciate the intricate tile work and wonder about the faultless Moroccan craftsmanship that enhances this building magnum opus.


In the evening, enjoy a fit dinner at one of Casablanca’s select eateries. Go through the night in a comfortable inn or riad.


Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat

Find the rich Jewish heritage of Casablanca on this captivating Jewish heritage tour. Visit Casablanca’s prominent noteworthy gathering places, including Sanctuary Beth-El, Sanctuary Em Habanim, and Sanctuary Neve Shalom.


Investigate the Exhibition Hall of Moroccan Judaism and drench yourself in the fascinating history of the Jewish people group in Casablanca. Walk around the Jewish Mellah and investigate its limited roads, where you can in any case find fit butchers and visit the very much-maintained. Center Jewish burial ground.


Wonder about the design excellence of Sanctuary Beth-El, enhanced with stained glass windows, overlaid scriptural inscriptions, and lovely gem ceiling fixtures. Dive into the historical backdrop of the Mellah gathering places, including the reestablished Sanctuary Neve Chalom.


Close your tour with a visit to the Historical center of Moroccan Judaism, a novel institution committed to preserving and showcasing the Jewish heritage in the Bedouin world.


Day 3: Rabat – Fes

Begin your day with a delectable breakfast at your riad, trailed by a fascinating investigation of the Jewish Mellah in Rabat. Meander through the thin rear entryways, soaking in the climate of this noteworthy area that is home to few Jewish families. Submerge yourself in the rich cultural Jewish heritage and customs that have formed this local area.


Continue your process by visiting the Necropolis at Chellah, where you’ll find its huge Jewish associations. Find out about the authentic significance and find the stories that exist in this old site. Following a day loaded up with investigation, resign to a lovely riad, where you can unwind and partake in an agreeable short term visit.


Day 4: Fes Sightseeing, Fes Guided Jewish Heritage Tour

Explore the captivating city of Fes, renowned for its rich Jewish heritage. Discover the ancient Mellah neighborhood, once home to over 40 synagogues. Visit the historic Danan synagogue, one of the oldest in Morocco. Immerse yourself in the vibrant medina and its colorful shops. Optionally, explore the renowned University of Al-Kairaouine. Experience the essence of Fes and its deep Jewish roots on this unforgettable journey.


Day 5: Fes Guided Excursion to Jewish Seffrou – Merzouga

After breakfast, take off on a remarkable journey into the Sahara Desert from your riad. Pass through Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco”, and explore the synagogues and cemeteries that hold centuries of Jewish pilgrimage history. En route to Seffrou, visit the Bhalil cemetery and stroll through the Mellah, witness to the harmonious coexistence of Muslims and Jews.


Continue through the Middle Atlas Mountains, stopping for lunch in Midelt, the apple capital. Descend into the palm-filled Ziz Valley, passing through charming villages with intact walls. Explore the mining town of Er Rachidia and Erfoud, famous for its date festival and fossils.


Go to Rissani lastly arrive at the notorious red hills of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. Take a camel ride or choose a 4×4 exchange to your rich desert camp. Savor a delicious dinner, enjoy enchanting music and spend the night in a private, well-equipped tent.


Day 6: Merzouga – Ouarzazate

Witness the breathtaking display of the dawn over the Sahara Desert, as the ridges wake up with dynamic tones and captivating shadows. In the wake of enjoying a delightful breakfast at the camp, we leave for Tinghir. En route, wonder about the intricate water channels known as “khettarat,” a splendid water system framework that jelly water in the desert heat.


Our process continues to the Dades Valley, where we’ll visit the stunning Dades Crevasses and go for a short stroll amid nature’s excellence. Investigate the enchanting Valley of the Roses, prestigious for its Damascene Rose Celebration in May, and find the fragrant natural restorative items created in the cooperatives of Klaat Mgouna.


In Skoura, drench yourself in the rich Berber heritage with a visit to Kasbah Amredhil, offering a fascinating look into the customary lifestyle spanning ages.


Day 7: Ouarzazate – Taroudant

After a magnificent breakfast, leave on a 30-minute drive to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, an eminent UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most seasoned and most famous Kasbah in Morocco. Joined by a proficient neighborhood guide, dig into the intriguing history of this exceptional fort.


Our process continues toward the west to Taznakht, a prestigious center for Berber mats, where you’ll have the potential chance to observe the old specialty of Berber floor covering and rug making. Partake in a scrumptious lunch in this charming town. We then adventure further west, crossing the beautiful Tizi-n-Ikhsane and Tizi-n-Tighatine mountain passes, prior to arriving in Taliouine.


Submerge yourself in the core of Morocco’s saffron-growing locale and investigate a captivating government-run historical center committed to saffron cultivation. Our street drives us to Taroudant, where a valid and wonderful riad anticipates, offering a superb dinner and a relaxing night’s rest.


Day 8: Taroudant – Essaouira

In the morning, we will investigate the charming town frequently alluded to as “the little Marrakech.” Taroudant is eminent for its imposing defenses and bustling neighborhood markets, where you can find flawless adornments and bona fide Berber mats. Dissimilar to Marrakech, Taroudant’s antiquated defenses remain intact, adding to its appeal.


The Jewish people group has made an indelible imprint on the town’s set of experiences, and you will have the chance to visit one of the world’s couple of adobe gathering places. Situated in Azran, this 700-year-old place of worship highlights Hebrew petitions to God painted on its walls and a novel ark embellished with Berber inscriptions.


Continuing our excursion, we travel along the beautiful Souss waterway valley, encompassed by great many argan trees, as well as lavish banana and orange manors. After a superb lunch in Agadir, we travel north along the coast, passing through the surfer’s heaven of Taghazout and enjoying beautiful perspectives on the Counter Map book Mountains against the setting of the Atlantic Sea.


After reaching Essaouira, your driver will go with you to your riad for some rest and unwinding. In the evening, you can indulge in the energetic environment of the town place, savoring the enjoyments of comfortable bistros and nearby appeal.


Day 9: Essaouira Jewish Heritage Sightseeing

Investigate Essaouira, a captivating beach front town with Portuguese and Jewish history. After breakfast, meander through the medina’s winding back streets and photo its strongholds.


Visit the seaport, known for its blue boats and new fish, and select your lunch. Find Essaouira’s Jewish heritage on a directed tour, including the as of late opened Simon Attias Synagogue and the town’s Jewish graveyards. Rest and revive in a delightful riad at the core of Essaouira.


Day 10: Essaouira – Marrakech – Free Half a day in Marrakech

After breakfast, we drive to Marrakech as a component of our Jewish Morocco tour. In transit, we pass Berber towns and may stop at an argan helpful for top notch argan items.


Watch out for goats climbing argan trees, a remarkable sight to photo. In Marrakech, go through the early evening time exploring the enthusiastic old medina and its energetic souks. Partake in a quiet second with a conventional mint tea on a roof porch overlooking Djemaa El Fna. For dinner, indulge in the culinary delights of one of Marrakech’s beautiful Kosher restaurants.


Day 11: Marrakech Sightseeing Tour – Jewish Tour Guide in Morocco, Marrakech

In Marrakech, an eminent Magnificent City, our Jewish Heritage tour begins with a visit to the Jewish Mellah, laid out in 1558. While the local area is presently more modest, the Mellah and its reestablished Jewish souks offer a fascinating look into the city’s set of experiences.


Then, investigate the Lazama Temple, a significant gathering place for Marrakech’s Jews. Depending on time and inclinations, you can likewise visit prominent attractions, for example, the Majorelle Nurseries, claimed by Yves St Laurent, the Yves St Laurent Historical center, El Bahia Castle, El Badi Royal residence, the Quranic School (Ben Youssef Medersa), and the Saadian Burial chambers. Partake in the evening at your wonderful riad in Marrakech.


Day 12: Airport Transfer

On the final day of your Morocco Jewish tour, your driver will guarantee your convenient exchange to the air terminal for your flight, marking the finish of your critical excursion.


The day’s exercises will be organized in light of your flight’s timetable, ensuring a smooth and helpful finish to your investigation of Jewish heritage in Morocco.

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