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Program #7158RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
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.
Jan from Toronto, ON Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/28/15 - 03/16/15
Excellent itinerary, tour leaders, lectures/educational content/ instructors, food, hotels, and pacing. Kudos to Road Scholar. The best trip ever!

Johanna from Burlington, ON Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 10/25/14 - 11/10/14
Two and a half weeks is too short to Understand another culture, but this program surely makes a great effort and succeeds in making you think about that other culture differently.

Judith from Chicago, IL Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/18/14 - 11/03/14
We had a wonderful time in Morocco. The culture is so interesting and the various parts of the country so diverse. Loved the food too.

Paulette from Comox, BC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/18/14 - 11/03/14
Morocco is a fabulous country. It is much more sophisticated and progressive than I every imagined. The guides and speakers were incredibly knowledgeable and the accommodation and food was wonderful.

Lynne from Carrollton, VA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 03/01/14 - 03/17/14
I loved getting out of the big cities into the countryside and seeing the people. They were wonderfully welcoming even when we couldn't understand a word. Highlights: crossing the High-Atlas Mountains, seeing the 4 different climate zones, learning how Moroccans experience their faith. A disappointment was that we weren't free to wander in the old city medinas -- partly because it's easy to get lost in the maze-like alleyways.

Catherine from Chestnut Hill, MA Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 03/01/14 - 03/17/14
It was a very interesting program and we learned a lot. Sometimes it was too difficult for some of the participants. Morocco is not prepared for people with handicaps so there are no handrails on the MANY rickety stairs we had to negotiate.

Brian from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/07/13 - 09/23/13
Great experience. It is a privilege to be able to immerse yourself in a culture for so many days. The lectures and meals at the Center for Cross Cultural Learning in Rabat were excellent introductions to the country before we started the actual journey around the country. The desert experience was memorable and magical. Our guides, Rachid and Ali, were the best. The group numbered just 12 and everyone was very congenial.

Jane from Woodbridge, VA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/07/13 - 09/23/13
Our Road Scholar adventure to Morocco was our first organized travel trip, and it was everything we expected. The educational activities were excellent and only enhanced our visits to the sights of the country. The foods and various types of accommodations were so delicious and interesting. The sights, the food, the smells, and the interactions with the people were as delightful and intoxicating as we had expected. Thank you Road Scholar for a marvelous journey.

Bette from Hot Springs, AR Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 09/07/13 - 09/23/13
Good Job! I'd like to know whether Road Scholar has a Facebook connection through which we might share photos with other participants in our trip.

Rose from Litchfield, CT Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 03/02/13 - 03/18/13
This trip was an extraordinary experience from start to finish. The guides were knowledgeable, accommodating and fun! Great effort was taken to make all participants prepared and comfortable for the tours and travel. The bus rides were never too long or arduous, and the driver was careful and competent. This was our first organized tour, and we are now looking forward to many more Road Scholar trips. Thanks for a very special experience and for all the new friends we met on the Morroco trip.

Nancy from Federal Way, WA Number of programs attended: 19
Date attended: 03/02/13 - 03/18/13
This is an excellent program. The education component is outstanding. The guides, Rachid and Abdou, were not only knowledgable, but caring, friendly, candid and fun to be with. Morocco is an exciting country to visit. Much more diverse than I expected. I recommend it highly.

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15 nights of accommodations
38 meals: 15 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 10 dinners
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