This tour, we will examine the important and founding of Morocco port. Their important position in the Phoenician period, 1550 BC to 300 BC, an ancient Canaan civilization and owe their wealth from maritime trade. The story of their arrival and founding of Tangier, Larache and Lixus has maintain it mark and influences of each of these cities as important maritime trading post until today.
The Roman, who was in power from 31 BC and until their fall on 476 when Emperor Romulus Augustus was ousted from power. The Roman came into North Africa after their victory during the Punic war in 149 – 146 BC for military expansion and also find fertile ground for cultivation of grains to feed the ever expanding population and troops to sustain the empire. From their ruin, it is clear that Roman food production at that period, are very advance, mass producing olive oil, salted fish, garum, a type of fish sauce and the nearby ocean provide tuna, mackerel and other seafood. Their presence and food technology left an indelible mark on history. First the pastoral of Morocco, spurred the growth of a settled, agricultural way of life and the rise of towns and cities. Secondly, it helped make long-range shipment of goods a regular feature of the world economy through the establishment of shipping lanes, the construction of special containers, boats, docks, lighthouses and road, not to mentioned the development of techniques and occupations associated with these. Thirdly, it leads to the invention of food processing technologies and founding one of the world first factories.
Our journey carried us to step back in time, and offer a moment of a silent prayer, in the remembrance for those who died in the worst war of the entire history of North Africa and also Portugal. The “Battle of 3 Kings” as it is known, where Spanish King Sebastian 1, Moroccan ousted Sultan Abu Abdullah and Sultan Abd Al Malik, three famous leader of powerful kingdom died in one day together with an estimate of 15,000 men perish in the 6 hours battle. Many historian believed that if this incident did not occur history will have a new story to tell.
This special tour program proceed to present you with our signature series “ The Invisible Museum” a project dedicated to search for “Morocco’s Lost Jewish Heritage”. According to oral tradition, Jews started to arrive some times in 70 AD, right after the destruction of the first temple in Jerusalem. There are about a quarter of million population before Morocco independence and only less than 2500 Jews left residing here. Morocco used to be having the highest Jewish population in the world. As we navigate into the ancient medina, Jewish presence in what we known as Jewish Quarters together with beautiful synagogue and 500 years old cemetery.
Judaism which is the Jewish religion, and Islam, two major religion that coexisted share similar spiritual and cultural practices carried down even until today. One of it is the venerable of sainthood. Morocco has a long history between the relationship of king and saint, together with the surge of Sufism popularity, many Moroccan scholar has been acknowledge to produce extremely important work on Islam. Today, Morocco is known as the “Land Of Saints” in which every year, many pilgrims came to pay respect to their teacher, just like the Jews to their Rabbi. This tour offer the opportunity to Non-Muslim to visit on of the outdoor zaouia of the famous Moulay Abd Assalam, the founder of tariqa Shadhiliyyah, perch up in Jabal Alam with serene atmosphere, crips mountain air, wide spread of valley space and sound of dhikir with concentrated devotee to request blessing from the chosen one, will remain a piece of memory beyond conceptual.
This amazing program provide you with various types of accommodation to energize your sensory. From a Resort for modern and relaxation, stepping back in time for a stay in the Riad, Moroccan traditional courtyard house to hotel for an easy fun time at the coast. The diversified Moroccan cuisine from tagine to pizza will bring satisfaction and huge loads of freshness to your daily adventure.
✅ Daily Transportation on Modern Air-conditioned Vehicle
✅ 4 Nights Accommodation – Twin/Double Room Sharing
✅ Daily Hotel Breakfast
✅ Daily Hotel Dinner (Only 4 star)
✅ English Speaking Tour Guide
✅ Tour as stated in itinerary
❌ International Flight Ticket
❌ Entrance Ticket
❌ Gratuities to Driver & Tour Guide (€4/day/pax)
❌ Travel Insurance
❌ Visa if Applicable
❌ Pre & Post Accommodation
❌ Airport - Hotel Transfer Service
❌ Any Upgrade or Optional
|City||Attactions||Price Per Pax|
|Essaouira||Skala Fortress||€ 1|
|Number of pax||2||4||6||8||Single Supplement|
|Tour Price Per Pax||€ 2119||€ 1809||€ 1709||€ 1659||€ 349|
✅ Private vehicle during excursion with English-speaking driver guide
✅ 8 nights’ accommodation on twin sharing basis
✅ Hotel breakfast, local & hotel dinner as per itinerary
Hotel breakfast and dinner are usually buffet. Hotel dinner do not include water or any other drinks. Traditional accommodation will be ala carte traditional Moroccan food.
✅ 1 small mineral water/person/day
✅ Local taxes
❌ Entrance ticket
❌ All tipping
❌ Personal expenses
❌ Single supplement
❌ Travel Insurance
❌ Visa (If applicable)
❌ Sightseeing, programs and activities outside the itinerary.
❌ Different transfer location (pick up & return)