Discussion And Meeting

A journey that goes more deeply. We are interested in places of worship, schools or study centers. If you want to see behind the scenes, to learn more about the topic of religion, peaceful coexistence and tolerance then, this trip is designed for you.

Reception of the group at the airport, transfer to hotel.

 

Visit the Hassan II Mosque, the second largest mosque after Mecca where the stained glass windows remind us of themes of Mariam devotion.. Continue to Rabat and visit the main attractions. On request, meet with an Islamic theologian to discuss and share reflections.

 

Drive to Meknes and visit. Gigantic walls surrounded the powerful city of Sultan Moulay Ismail. Continue to Volubilis, the ruins of the ancient Roman city and to Moulay Idriss, the holy city and the most important pilgrimage destination of Morocco. Continuation towards Fez.

 

Visiting Fez, the city of arts and crafts where there are innumerable small workshops. The tour takes place in the neighborhood of carpenters, dyers, tanners, tailors and engravers passing by the regular pounding of boilermakers. In the afternoon, you will meet a representative of the Evangelical Church in Morocco (EEAM) for discussion.

Drive south towards Midelt through the Middle Atlas cedar forests. Continue along the valley of the Oued Ziz. From there you have a wonderful view of the valley with the auburn spurred from the dwelling houses and gardens of the green oasis. At the end of the day you will arrive at Erfoud.

 

Excursion of a day in the desert, a feast for the eyes. You see its hidden oases, a fossil quarry, drink tea with the nomads, see a former colonial mine and continue to Dayet Sri Lake, a shallow lake populated with pink flamingos. Drive to Merzouga, where the impressive sand dunes can reach up to 100 m high. In the neighboring village of Gnaoua – the birthplace of Gnaoua music – you are invited to take tea and enjoy a traditional music demonstration.

Drive to Tinghir and continue towards the gorges of Todra. The walls of this rocky canyon are 300 m high and 10 m wide at the narrowest point. Upon request, a visit to a primary school will be planned in Tinghir and then we will continue to Boumalne. Climb into the gorges of Dades, with its strange rock formations of extraordinary beauty.

 

Drive to Ait Benhaddou, the impressive fortified village on the southern edge of the High Atlas. Then continue through a fantastic landsape of mountains to the col of Tizi-n-Tichka (2260 m). This road is one of the most picturesque and spectacular roads through the mountains of Morocco.

 

Marrakech, the oasis city located in front of the magnificent backdrop of the High Atlas. At the entrance of the city, over 100.000 palm trees rise and offer a splendid view. The animation of the Souks, the Palmeraie and the red buildings give a desert stamp to Marrakech. Visit the Koutoubia Mosque (from the outside), the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, Bab Agnaou, the Souks and the famous Djemaa El Fna. Visit to a social institution.

 

After breakfast, transfer to Casablanca airport