Day 1- Casablanca
Welcome to Morocco!
Arrival at Mohamed V Casablanca airport, you will be welcomed & assisted by our local representative. Casablanca is the economic capital of Morocco and home to the largest Jewish community in the country.
Overnight in Casablanca
Day 2- Casablanca – Rabat
Morning visit to the Hassan II Grand Mosque, followed by a visit to the Mellah, the Jewish quarter, with its temples and synagogues. Then Departure to the second imperial city Rabat, the administrative capital of the Kingdom of Morocco. Sightseeing tour with a visit to the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower, the Mechouer, ramparts, and walls surrounding the Royal Palace. You will also visit the Mellah with its narrow streets, colorful courtyards, and beautiful synagogue. Continue to Fes.
Overnight in Fes.
Day 3- Fes
After breakfast, full-day sightseeing of Fes. Fez has always been considered as one of the known cities in medieval Jewish history. Step back into the Middle Ages in the labyrinth of the Medina, which is alive with craftsmen, markets, tanneries, and mosques. It was home to one of the most influential Talmudic scholars of all times, Rabbi Isaac Alfasi, as well as Maimonides in the years 1160 to 1165. Visit the Mellah with its synagogues. Explore the specialty sections that divide the souk. Visit Medressa el Attarine and the splendid Foundouk Nejjarine: a beautifully restored 18th-century inn. You'll also visit the tanneries, known for the iconic view overlooking its dye pits, and a ceramics factory where you can see potters working in the traditional Fes.
Overnight in Fes
Day 4 - Fes – Erfoud- Merzouga
After breakfast, departure via the Middle-Atlas Mountains, passing by Ifrane and Azrou, an important handicraft center. Continuation to Erfoud. Take the 4-wheel drive cars to the gigantic Merzouga dunes, the charming Saharan village of Merzouga feels wonderfully isolated, like the modern world has left it behind. Upon arrival, a welcoming mint tea will be presented. Take the camels and enjoy an outstanding ride along the dunes to attend one of the most magnificent sunsets in the world.
Spend the night in a desert camp under the stars.
Overnight at Camp in Merzouga
Day 5 - Merzouga -Todra - Rose Valley-Ouarzate
After breakfast in the desert, drive to Tinghir for a visit to Mellah gateway and the ancient colorful Jewish quarter. Afterward, we will drive you to Tiliit, known as the ancient city of Jews of the Dades. We will continue afterward to Ouarzazate. Check-in the hotel
Overnight in Ouarzazate
Day 6 - Ouarzazate-Marrakech
Visit of Ouarzazate and Taourirt Kasbahs. Departure to the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, the most spectacular fortress in the south of Morocco. This was an important stop for caravans carrying salt across the Sahara. Today, it is grand kasbah, a fine example of clay architecture that has been listed as a World Heritage site. Continuation to Marrakech through the Tichka pass.
Overnight in Marrakech
Day 7- Marrakech
Full day sightseeing of Marrakech is the “pearl of the south” founded by the Almoravides dynasty at the end of the 12th Century. The tour includes a morning visit to Bahia Palace, Menara garden, and Koutoubia mosque. Afternoon walks through the 16th-century Jewish quarter and visits the Rabbi Hanania Hacohen Cemetery, the burial place of Rabbi Mordekhai Ben Attar and Rabbi Pinhas Hacohel. Visit the souks to explore colorful alleys, and handicraft quarters, displaying a variety of items and the famous place Djemaa El Fna with its non-stop entertainment. Optional dinner at Fantasia Chez Ali, a place of 1001 nights. Enjoy authentic Moroccan food under Caidal tent with a memorable show: Belly dancers, acrobats, riders, fireworks, folk music.
overnight in Marrakech
Day 8 - Marrakech-Essaouira
Today you will drive to the coastal town of Essaouira. This town was fortified by a French-influenced architect named Vauban and also formed the settling ground for a large Jewish population, so the city has an eclectic, multicultural feel. Essaouira was once over 30% Jewish and contained over thirty synagogues as well as the tomb of Rabbi Haim Pinto who is the object of an annual pilgrimage in the week proceeding Rosh Hashanah, situated in the vast Jewish cemetery adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.
overnight in Essaouira
Day 9 - Essaouira – El Jadida– Casablanca
After breakfast, departure to El Jadida, located along Morocco’s Atlantic Coast, between the nation’s largest city of Casablanca and the popular coastal town of Essaouira. El Jadida is a fortified town famous for its citadel, ramparts, bastions, tanks, and port. Visit the old medina, the restored Consulate, and Church along with the Jewish Mausoleum. Continue to Casablanca.
Overnight in Casablanca.
Day 10- Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Mohamed V airport for departure