20739
Morocco

The Best of Morocco: Ancient Medinas to Modern Identity

Gain a comprehensive understanding of Morocco, from sacred monuments to an ancient university, from palace gardens to vibrant bazaars — come learn the story of this ancient land.
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Program No. 20739RJ
Length
13 days
Starts at
4,599
Flights start at
875

At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Active program; walking and standing for up to four hours per day, often on uneven terrain.
Flex
Flex
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.
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