12 Days Imperial Morocco & Jewish Heritage sites

This tour was created especially for Jewish heritage combined with our regular guaranteed departure (Mini. of 12 People)
We have added a pre tour Day 1 |Friday with a Jewish tour upon arrival in Casablanca
Day 2 | Saturday a day at the market in Casablanca
Day 7 | Friday Jewish heritage in Marrakesh
Day 8 | Saturday a day at the market in Marrakesh


Day 1 | Thursday

Overnight flight to Casablanca (flight not included)


Day 2 | Friday

Day 2 | Friday

Arrive to Casablanca | Visit Jewish sites

Upon arrival to Casablanca a you will be welcomed by IBMT Tours representative who will direct you to your guide and transfer.
We will leave the airport on our way to the city and our fist visit will be the Jewish Museum in Casablanca created and managed by the Judeo-Moroccan Cultural Heritage Foundation.
The Museum of Moroccan Judaism was opened in 1997. It is considered the first museum of the city of Casablanca, and the only Jewish museum in the Arab region.
Lunch on your own.

We will continue to the temple Beth-El is a Jewish synagogue in Casablanca, Morocco. While the city boasts more than 30 synagogues, Beth-El is often considered the center piece of a once vibrant Jewish community. Its stained-glass windows and other artistic elements is what attracts tourists to this synagogue. Dinner and overnight Casablanca.  


Day 3 | Saturday

Day 3 | Saturday

Casablanca

Morning breakfast at the hotel.
Today is a day at leisure for the Shabbat observers. 
For the rest a tour to the Market of Casablanca with a guide. Dinner and overnight Casablanca. Breakfast & dinner

Today is a day at leisure for the Shabbat observers. 
Dinner and overnight Casablanca. Breakfast Lunch & dinner
Optional: is a walking tour to the Market of Casablanca with a guide  


Day 4 | Sunday

Day 4 | Sunday

Casablanca | Rabat

Breakfast and meeting with the tour guide from 9:30am for the sightseeing of Casablanca, the business capital of Morocco. Visit the exterior of the great Hassan II Mosque, Mohamed V square, the United Nations place, the central market, the habbous sector and the residential area of Anfa before strolling along the Aïn Diab coast dotted with swimming pools and restaurants. Independent lunch and departure to Rabat, the white imperial city. Visit of the administrative capital of Morocco with the Hassan tower, the splendid Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Kasbah of Oudayas and the Medina. Check in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 5 | Monday

Day 5 | Monday

Rabat | Meknes | Fez

After breakfast, departure to Fez with visit of the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Continue to Meknes. Independent lunch and visit of this city known as « the Moroccan Versailles » which was founded at the end of the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail. The sightseeing of Meknes will include Bab Mansour, the most preserved gate in Morocco, Hari Souani and the old medina. Arrival to Fez, dinner and overnight at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 6 | Tuesday

Day 6 | Tuesday

Fez

Breakfast. The whole day is devoted to the sightseeing of Fez; the most ancient cultural and spiritual city of Morocco. Visit of the medieval medina, the Medersas, the Karaouine mosque and the famous Nejjarine fountain. Independent lunch and continuation of the visit through the old medina where the clients will see different craftsmen still operating in the old oriental tradition. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 7 | Wednesday

Day 7 | Wednesday

Fez | Bnei-Mellal | Marrakesh

After breakfast, departure to Marrakesh crossing the region the middle Atlas and passing through Immouzer du Kander, and Ifrane, a charming ski resort in the heart of a magnificent cedar forest. Stop at Beni Mellal to enjoy a moment of relaxation. Independent lunch and continuation to Marrakesh. Little by little will appear the red earth of the country contrasting with the clear blue sky and the eternal green palms. Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, Dinner)

 


Day 8 | Thursday

Day 8 | Thursday

Marrakesh

Breakfast. The entire day will be spent visiting Marrakesh, the second oldest imperial city known as the « Pearl of the South» with the Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia, the Bahia Palace and the Menara gardens. Return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, visit of the souks, the winding little streets and the Djemaâ El Fna place with its various and nonstop entertainment: storytellers, snake charmers, fire eaters and more. Overnight at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Optional: A Diffa Fantasia dinner will be served under caïdal tents at the famous «Chez Ali» restaurant while enjoying fantasia performance with camel and horses shows, folkloric and belly dancers. Price(GaPrice ((mic Menu) - $67(USD).


Day 9 | Friday

Day 9 | Friday

Marrakesh

After breakfast, Afternoon visit the Majorelle Garden created by French painter Jacques Majorelle. The garden has been open to the public since 1947. Since 1980 it has been owned by Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé. After Yves Saint Laurent died in 2008, his ashes were scattered in the Majorelle Garden. The rest of the afternoon free until Havdalah. For non-Shabbat observers an exciting evening program as we stroll through the world famous Djamaa el-Fna Square the heart of the city – when the square comes alive with snake charmers, magicians, fire eaters and street performers. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Marrakech. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 10 | Saturday

Day 10 | Saturday

Marrakesh

Today is a day at leisure for the Shabbat observers. 
A tour to the Market of Marrakesh with a guide.
Dinner and overnight Casablanca.  (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 11 | Sunday

Day 11 | Sunday

Marrakesh

After breakfast, day free at leisure for personal exploration or relaxation by the pool of the hotel. Independent lunch. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.(Breakfast, Dinner)
Optional: Full day excursion to Essaouira - 
After breakfast in your hotel, leave towards Essaouira (Ex-Mogador): Behind its purple ramparts and inside its whitewashed medina with blue doors lies a city that has been influenced by various cultures (Berber, Carthaginian, Portuguese, Arabs, others).
Tour of the medina, the ramparts, the Scala, the marquetry craftsmen carving Thuya wood inlaid with ivory; the fishermen's port, the silver jewellers, the Mellah Jewish quarter, the art galleries, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah museum. Enjoy some time in the golden beach.
Price - $79(USD).


 


Day 12 | Monday

Day 12 | Monday

Marrakesh | Casablanca Airport

After breakfast, morning free at leisure in Marrakesh.
Independent lunch. In the afternoon, transfer to Marrakesh airport for return flight and assistance to the boarding formalities. (Breakfast)

End of our service.


INCLUDES:

  • A welcome meet and assist at the airport upon your arrival by IBMT Tours member
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel / airport 
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation
  • Fully buffet breakfast and dinner daily at hotels
  • Deluxe and air-conditioned vehicle adapted to the group size for the whole tour (minivan of 17 seats or bus of 48 seats)
  • A qualified English-speaking guide. 
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Porters for luggage
  • Tips at hotels, all hotels taxes and services.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare & Departure taxes 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal extra and meals that are not mention above

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