Magic of Morocco Imperial Cities

From its fascinating mix of ancient traditions to breathtaking scenery and rich Jewish history, the magic of Morocco is sure to stay with you forever.
Location:
Morocco
Dates:
21-30 December 2022
Price:
$3600 per person

Magic of Morocco Imperial Cities

Morocco’s dramatic landscapes are legendary, from the rolling sand dunes of the Sahara Desert to the azure Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts. Morocco’s intoxicating fusion of French, African, Arab, and Islamic cultures is as intriguing as it is compelling. Discover modern cities dotted with ancient medinas, minarets, and medieval architecture featuring intricate mosaic tilework. Explore a plethora of bustling bazaars, spice souks, and marketplaces where you can shop, see shows, and haggle like a local. Once a hub of Jewish learning, we will explore Morocco’s Sephardic heritage sites including Maimonides’ home and the old mellahs (Jewish quarters) of Marrakesh and Fez. We will spend Shabbat in the 500-year-old Lazama Synagogue and immerse ourselves in the local Jewish community. From its fascinating mix of ancient traditions to breathtaking scenery and rich Jewish history, the magic of Morocco is sure to stay with you forever.

With Kosher Travelers it's not just a vacation - it's a lifelong experience

At Kosher Travelers, we’re passionate about travel. Like you, we believe in opening yourself up to new experiences and breathtaking vistas that will forever expand who you are and how you see the world.

Discover… That’s why we put so much care into giving our customers not just a vacation but a life-changing experience. On a Kosher Travelers tour, you can be confident that every detail will be taken care of, from A to Z. No worries, no stress – just sheer delight and the freedom to fully enjoy every moment.

Enrich... We know what’s important to you. You want not just memorable, but meaningful. A pampering, deluxe, full-sensory experience that also has depth and spirituality. That’s why we bring the Jewish dimension to our tours, wherever in the world they are and provide the highest level of kashrut and all the amenities required for the kosher traveler.

Connect... Most importantly, when you travel with Kosher Tours, you travel with family. We take pride in creating a family dynamic among our group members. Lifelong friendships have been formed on our tours!

Come experience for yourself the magic of a Kosher Travelers Tour!

Discover. Enrich. Connect. And give yourself the gift of a lifetime.

Day
Date
Location
Departure / Arrival Time 
Tuesday
May 11
Europe – Casablanca
Wednesday
May 12
Casablanca – Marrakech
Thursday
May 13
Essaouria
Friday
May 14
Full Day in Marrakech
Saturday
May 15
Shabbat in Marrakech
Sunday
May 16
Marrakech – Vally Of Ourika
Monday
May 17
Marrakech – Fez
Tuesday
May 18
Fez
Wednesday
May 19
Fez – Rabat – Casablanca
Thursday
May 20
Casablanca – Departure
Itinerary

Day 1, Tuesday: Casablanca

  • Arrive in Casablanca, the economic and commercial capital of Morocco.
  • Explore the Esplanade of the Hassan II Mosque.
  • Discover the Palace of Mohammed V.
  • Visit the Old City of Medina, do some shopping, and tour the Jewish mellah (quarter).
  • Explore the Habous and Anfa districts.
  • Tour the Royal Palace.
  • Enjoy a traditional dinner at a local Kosher restaurant.
  • Overnight in Casablanca

Day 2, Wednesday: Marrakech

  • Experience Marrakech, known as the most beautiful city of Morocco, and called “The Red City” and “The Pearl of the South.”
  • Discover the waterfalls of Ouzoud.
  • Overnight in Marrakech

Day 3, Thursday: Essaouira

  • Explore the Essaouira historical fort and shipping port.
  • Visit the Jewish cemetery and the tomb of Rabbi Pinto.
  • Discover the local synagogue.
  • Tour the village of Chichaoua - learn about the famous Moroccan Argan oil and visit a local Berber market.
  • Time permitting, visit the famous Yves Saint Laurent Museum and Gardens in Marrakech.
  • Overnight in Marrakech
  • Day 4, Friday: Marrakech
  • Tour the magical city of Marrakech.
  • Explore the old city of Medina, comprised of intertwining narrow passageways and charming little shops where you can buy meaningful trinkets and souvenirs. Here, you will also find the former Jewish Quarter, or mellah, which captures the original and historic vibrancy of Jewish society in Marrakesh.
  • Visit the Lazama Synagogue.
  • Explore the remnants of Jewish communal buildings and soak in the history of the Jewish culture of Marrakesh.
  • Discover Bahia Palace, one of the major masterpieces of Moroccan architecture.
  • Experience Djemaa el-Fnaa, the main square of Marrakech, containing the main food market where you can shop and observe the various shows taking place.
  • Prepare for an authentic Shabbat dinner.
  • Overnight in Marrakech

Day 5, Shabbat: Marrakech

  • Tefillot at a local Synagogue, followed by a Kiddush and Shabbat lunch.
  • Relax in the hotel or stroll in the nearby market until seuda shlishit.
  • Motzei Shabbat-be entertained with the Berber folklore show, troupes of dancers, groups of singers, acrobatics on horseback, and more.
  • Overnight in Marrakech

Day 6, Sunday: Valley of Ourika 

  • Visit Oukaimeden, 3200 meters above sea level, and the highest ski resort in North Africa.
  • Explore the green valley of Ourika, nestled in the Atlas Mountains, a popular summer destination for native Moroccans.
  • Enjoy a hike by the beautiful waterfalls of Setti Fatma village.
  • Overnight in Marrakech

Day 7, Monday: Marrakech – Fez

  • Tour the Moroccan imperial city of Meknes, known as the “Moroccan Versailles.” We will see Bab El Mansour as well as the old synagogue of Meknes.
  • Discover the city of Fez.
  • Check-in at our hotel in Fez, followed by dinner at a local Kosher restaurant and folk show.
  • Overnight in Fez

Day 8, Tuesday: Fez

  • Enjoy a guided tour of Fez, the religious and cultural capital of Morocco.
  • Experience the panorama of Fez seen from Burj.
  • Visit the old Jewish cemetery and the Jewish quarter.
  • Explore the medina.
  • Tour the house of Maimonides.
  • Discover various craftsmen’s workshops: coppersmith, tannery, caftan workshop, and more.
  • Enjoy dinner at a local Kosher restaurant.
  • Overnight in Fez

Day 9, Wednesday: Fez – Rabat – Casablanca

  • Tour the archaeological sites of Volubilis and explore the hillside settlements of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun.
  • Discover second and third-century Roman ruins at a UNESCO Site.
  • Arrive in Rabat, the capital of Morocco.
  • Explore Kasbah (citadel) of Oudayas.
  • Visit the mausoleum of King Mohammed the V.
  • Experience Casablanca.
  • Enjoy a gala dinner.
  • Overnight in Casablanca

Day 10, Thursday: Casablanca – Departure

  • Depart for home after breakfast.
What's included?
  • Three delicious kosher meals per day, including packed lunches for day tours.
  • A complete touring itinerary with a local English-speaking guide.
  • Travel in a luxury, air-conditioned coach bus.
  • Kosher Traveler’s exclusive program and a complete Shabbat program (see itinerary in the previous tab for details).
  • All entrance fees for sites on the tour itinerary.
  • 5-star Hotels

What's not included?

  • International flights - please be in contact with Ronnie Abramson of Ambassador Tours regarding special pricing for international flights to get to the tour's meeting point. Ronnie can be reached at +972-50-531-4500 or roni@ambassadortours.co.il.
  • Travel insurance - comprehensive travel & health insurance is compulsory.
  • Tips for local guides and service providers, $10 per person/per day. 
  • Entry visa if required.
Kashrut information

Kosher Travelers is committed to providing all meals of the highest quality and under strict kosher supervision. We choose the hotels based on the hotel's willingness and ability to accommodate our kashrut needs and/or the proximity to kosher restaurants if available. In countries where such supervision is not available, we have a cook/mashgiach travel with us to supervise kashrut and prepare our meals.


Flight information & insurance
  • Kosher Travelers recommends Egert & Cohen Insurance for your Travel, Health, Luggage & COVID-19 insurance needs. You may contact Tali +972-2-622-7999 ext. 125 or 052-769-9406 or tali@egertcohen.co.il. You may also sign up for insurance online at https://www.egertcohen.co.il/travel/signup-kosher-travel.asp.
  • Comprehensive travel insurance covering trip cancellation and medical emergencies is mandatory at the time of reservation.
  • The arrangements and cost of International flights to get to the tour are not included with your reservation. Please be in contact with Ronnie Abramson of Ambassador Tours regarding special pricing for international flights to get to the tour's meeting point. Ronnie can be reached at +972-50-531-4500 or roni@ambassadortours.co.il.
  • If the tour is canceled because a minimum number of participants was not reached, you will receive a FULL refund.

What kind of crowd should I expect?

The common denominator of our clients is Shomer Shabbat and kashrut. There are no religious level criteria to join our tours, cruises, or hotel programs and we won't ask you any questions about your religious observance. We attract a diverse group of Jewish, English-speaking guests from across the globe, and encourage an accepting atmosphere among our group members.

Experience The Magic of Morocco

Scrumptious Morrocan Cuisine

Indulge in authentic, Kosher Morrocan cuisine prepared fresh by our chef!

Heritage and History

Visit ancient shuls and historical sites, and hear the fascinating stories of Morrocan Jewry.

An Unforgettable Experience

Savor the delicious food and cherish the friendly atmosphere of a Kosher Travelers Tour!

Pricing

Accommodations

All tours include 5-star International rated accommodations.
Pricing
$3,600 per person Double Occupancy. Single Room Supplement: $800.

Deposit, Cancellation Fees & Policy:

There is a $500 per person deposit required to confirm your reservation. If the tour is canceled because a minimum number of participants was not reached, you will receive a FULL refund. Please see our full terms & conditions page for more details.

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