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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.
No country conjures up images of ancient medinas and bustling bazaars, evokes the smell of mint tea and spices, or touches the spirit with the sound of the muezzin’s call to prayer like Morocco. From the sacred fountains and medieval souks of Fes, follow the ancient caravan routes to the trading city of Beni Mellal and then on to magical and mysterious Marrakech. Along the way university professors, Islamic scholars, activists and local experts illuminate Morocco’s captivating history, spirituality and modern identity as it strives to play its part in the world today.


Highlights

• Learn about Islamic architecture in the heart of the oldest continuously functioning university in the world, Al Quaraouiyine.
• Walk the food market of Fes before our Moroccan cooking session, and gain an up-close perspective on Moroccan cuisine.
• Experience the mosques, palaces, gardens and markets of fabled Marrakech on expert-led excursions and independently.

Program Notes

This learning adventure is one of our FLEX programs. It offers a more flexible schedule than our traditional programs and includes ample independent time and several meals on your own.

Activity Notes

Active program; walking and standing for up to four hours per day, often on uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Rabat, coach to Fes, 5 nights; coach to Beni Mellal, 1 night; coach to Marrakech, 4 nights; coach to Casablanca, 1 night; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

Ratings

5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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