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The Best of Morocco: Ancient Medinas to Modern Identity

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Program #20739RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Meals: 24 total, 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 5 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Hotel Merinides: Fes, 5 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Located on the heights of the oldest city Fes, the Merinides Hotel is a few minutes walking distance from the Merinides dynasty tombs and other main sites to be visited during the program. Its proximity to Al Karaouiyine Mosque, Dar Batha Museum, the Andalusians mosque and the Thermal baths of Moulay Yacoub contribute to make of Merinides Hotel an address of charm for a stay for discovering and relaxation.

Contact info:
Borj Nord 33000, Fès, Maroc
Fes, MO Morocco
phone: +21235645226
web: www.lesmerinides.com

Room amenities: Non-smoking rooms, Cable TV, direct phone line, air-conditioning, mini-bar, hair dryer, Wi-Fi, and Safety deposit box

Facility amenities: The Merinides Hotel provides a wide range of facilities: 24-hours room service, dry cleaning, a foreign currency exchange, a hairdresser, boutiques, car rental, a gym and a dedicated area for sauna and massage.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Euro 246,17
The rates for the Executive room (1 double bed) MAD 2730 (EUR 246,17) per room, per night. Breakfast excluded and Tax included). * Rates subject to change

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Hotel Chems: Beni mellal, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Chems of Beni Mellal is located in a priviliged position offering stunning vistas of the middle Atlas mountains, yet in close proximity to the bustling city of Beni Mellal.

Contact info:
Route de Marrakech, Beni mellal
Beni Mellal, MO Morocco
phone: + 212 5 23.48.34.60
web: www.hotelchems.com

Room amenities: Air Conditioned, Cable / Satellite TV, Direct dial phone,

Facility amenities: 80 Rooms plus 2 suites all with bathroom and toilet, air-conditioning, mini bar and television. The beautifully landscaped gardens and olive groves are a perfect place to relax, or for the more adventurous, organized excursion or tennis, mountain

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Sofitel Lange and Spa: Marrakech, 4 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: In the heart of the most elegant part of town, the Sofitel Marrakech Lounge & Spa is where you find the fashionable luxury boutiques, casinos, nightclubs and restaurants. The hotel is a short walk from the Jema El Fna square and 10 mins from the airport.

Contact info:
Rue Harroun Errachid Quartier de l hivernage 40000 MARRAKECH,
Marrakech, MO Morocco
phone: +212524425600
web: www.Sofitel.com

Room amenities: Non-smoking rooms, Cable television, direct phone line in room, air-conditioning, mini-bar, hair dryer, Wifi, Safety deposit box

Facility amenities: Sofitel Marrakech Hotel provides a wide range of facilities: 24-hour room service, dry cleaning, a foreign currency exchange, a hairdresser, boutiques, car rental, the hotel provides a gym and a dedicated area for sauna and massage.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Ibis Casa City Center: Casablanca, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Ibis Moussafir Casablance City Center hotel is a newly opened hotel in the heart of Casablanca. Its unique features are it proximity to the old medina, and its location by the main train station in Casablanca casa-Port. Its is also located 30 minutes away from Mohamed V airport and is a short distance from the sea shore, the old downtown, business district, Hassan II mosque, shopping centers, musems and the port

Contact info:
Angle rue Zaid Ouhmad
Casablanca, Morocco
phone: +212 22 466560
Facility amenities: air conditioning, cable TV, direct dial phone, hair dryer, wake-up call, mini-bar, safety deposit box, voice mail, and offers non-smoking rooms. The hotel offers internet wi-fi connection, a nice restaurant, a bar and offers a 24-hour service.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: US$ 100
rate subject to change

Check out time: 11:30 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

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