MOROCCO JEWISH HERITAGE TOURS
Value tour with a private guide well educated on Jewish Heritage and more . Morocco has fascinated travelers for centuries. Blending the European influence of the Moors with the nomadic Berber caravans, the country combines unique food, architecture and history. Explore Casablanca, the UNESCO world heritage city of Fes, and the exotic matchless bazaar of Marrakech. An extraordinary journey through time. Morocco promises to delight and amaze.
Day 1: Casablanca
Arrival and transfer with assistance to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 2: Casablanca - Rabat
Visit of the famous Hassan II Mosque. Recently built, it is the largest in the world outside Mecca. Visit the Jewish cemetery. Optional lunch at the Cornish In the afternoon drive to Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. Visit the ancient ruins of Chellah, the Hassan Tower and picturesque Oudaya Kasbah. Visit the Tomb of Mohammed V, who during WW II bravely refused to allow the occupying Vichy government to round up Moroccan Jews for deportation. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Rabat - Moulay Idriss - Volubilis - Meknes - Fez
Drive to Moulay Idriss. Here lies the Mausoleum of the founder the first Arab Dynasty that ruled Morocco. Then on to the Roman city of Volubilis. Travel to Meknes, visit to Bab Mansour decorated in green and white ceramic tiles. Continue to Fez . Visit the Synagogues dating back to the 17th Century. See the vast and ancient Jewish Cemetery near the gates of the Royal Palace and the house where Maimonides once lived, with its mysterious water dock. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 4: Fez
Optional participation in morning Sabbath services at a local synagogue. Tour ages-old Fez, considered the world's best example of a living medieval city. The most ancient of the imperial capitals, and the most complete medieval city of the Arab world. FES is unique. It is a place that stimulates your senses- with haunting and beautiful sounds, infinite visual details, and unfiltered odors - and it seems to exist suspended in time somewhere between the Middle Ages and the modern times. Besides its electricity it owes absolutely nothing to the west. As a spectacle, this is an entirely satisfying experience. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 5: Marrakech
Continue south to Marrakech, passing through the Atlas Mountains, with a stop at the oasis and waterfalls of Ouzoud. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 6: Marrakech
Explore exotic Marrakech. See the towering Koutoubia Minaret, Saadian Tombs, Menara Gardens, Medersas Ben Youssef (Coranic University), domed Koubba, and the Dar Si Said Museum. Visit the Mellah (Jewish Quarter) and Jewish cemetery, and the Major Elle Gardens of Yves St. Laurent. Salad lunch in the medina. Return to Djemaa el Fna Square in the early evening, where it comes alive with story tellers, snake charmers, magicians, and street performers a spectacle to behold. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 7: Marrakech - Back home
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure back home with a memorable trip of a life time.
Casablanca, 2 night
Rabat: 1 night
Fes: 2 nights
Marrakech: 2 nights
a/ Transportation by deluxe vehicle with A/C according to the number of people traveling
A/local guides in each major city.
b/ Entrance fee to monuments.|
Tips for luggage handling:
a/ Only at the airport and hotels
a/ Daily; breakfast and choice in-between lunch or dinner.
5/ our full assistance:
6/ all applicable taxes
Not included unless if stated other ways"
1/ Discounted Air fares: Available by request
CTT strongly recommends its clients to buy insurance.
b / Tips:
Tips to guides, drivers, laundry, phone calls , room service