Morocco: Humanities & Culture

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Length

10 days

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Dates

TBD

Program includes

  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • 2 Dinners
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Entrance to All Venues
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Ruins of Volubilis
  • Tanneries of Fes
  • Sahara Desert Ride
  • Todra Gorges
  • Palace of the Bahia
  • Saadian Tombs
  • Koutoubia Mosque

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure

  • Depart Home, for Casablanca, Morocco

Day 2 – Chefchaouen

  • Arrive in Casablanca
  • Transfer to Chefchaouen (approx. 4 hours)
  • Check In, Relax & Refresh
  • Orientation Walking Tour – Get introduced to Morocco’s enchanting blue city nestled in the mountains. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency.
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic lunch with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – Volubilis

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Ancient Roman Ruins of Volubilis – You will spend the morning exploring the 2000 years old ruins and get a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Lunch can be taken in Moulay Idris, one of the holiest cities in Morocco.
  • Transfer to Fez
  • Check-in, Drop Bags & Refresh

Day 4 – Fez

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Fez Medina Tour – One of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. Visit The Royal Palace of Fez, the traditional tanneries and the potters.
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 5 – Erfoud

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Panoramic Bus Drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains – Transfer to Erfoud
  • Lunch Stop in Midelt, Ancient Fortified Town
  • Arrive in Erfoud, Drop Bags, Relax & Refresh

Day 6 – Sahara Desert

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Fez Medina Tour – One of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. Visit The Royal Palace of Fez, the traditional tanneries and the potters.
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 7 – Todra Gorges

  • Day 7 – Todra Gorges
  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • • Todra GorgesYou will take a walk up in the towering Todra Gorges (600 feet high). The picturesque river valleys make for a beautiful journey towards the southeast of Morocco.

Day 8 – Marrakech

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Ouarzazate, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ancient Fortified Town, setting of many movies such as the Gladiator or the Mummy
  • Transfer to Marrakech, Drop Bags & Refresh
  • Djemaa el-Fna – The central square of the medina, where you can find local storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-watering barbeque pits.

Day 9 – Casablanca

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Marrakech Medina Tour – Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs & the Koutoubia Mosque
  • Souk (Market) Tour – Fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco
  • Transfer to Casablanca, Drop Bags & Refresh
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 10 – Return

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • • Depart Casablanca for Home

For any additional information or questions please email us at: Info@studyabroadassociation.com