2025 NWMI Morocco Program

Dear Families, Friends, and Travelers – Welcome to the 2025 NWMI Morocco Program!  To learn more,  you have two webpages at your disposal. The Pre-Enrollment page shares exciting highlights and important info that you will want to know before signing up. Once enrolled, you'll begin using the Post-Enrollment page which offers a greater level of detail.  Please be sure to review the information thoroughly and get excited for an unforgettable trip!! 
Travel Dates: June 1, 2025 - June 12, 2025
Dates are tentative until flights are secured
Group Organizer(s):
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Program Tuition: $2,990 USD
Airfare not included in program tuition
Estimated Airfare: $1,200

Tuition Calculator

There are two options for payment, including an interest-free installment plan.  Follow whichever works best for your family. If we are within 90 days of travel, only the pay in full option is possible.

Program Tuition: $2,990

Pay in Full

$2,990.00

due today

Payment Plan

Pay a $500 deposit at the time of enrollment and establish an interest-free monthly payment plan. If you enroll today, your estimated* monthly payments would be:

$276.67

per month

* This is an approximate price. Your exact total will be confirmed when your enrollment is processed.

All prices in United States Dollars.

Morocco Cultural Journey

Situated at the northern most extreme of Africa, Morocco has long attracted travelers who are lured by tales of its exotic markets, endless desserts, alluring coastline, and rugged mountains. Today it is a country that finds itself cautiously entering the 21st century while remaining loyal to deeply traditional roots. Upon arrival one is immediately captivated by the geographic diversity of Morocco’s landscapes. Whether navigating the heaving bazaar in Fez, winding your way through the narrow and tightly packed back alleys of Marrakech’s medina, surfing the perfect breaks of Essauira’s beaches, or hiking in the Rif mountains above the charming village of Chefchaouan, you will be entranced by amazing Morocco.

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys allow travelers to gain insights into the heritage, history and modern realities of their destination by offering a broad diversity of experience. We rely on the expertise of our local staff to plan itineraries which not only explore the prominent sites but also make time for the lesser-known local gems and are intentional about regular interaction with local people.

Program Highlights


Check out some of the featured experiences of your program!

Have the adventure of a lifetime with your friends

Visit the Hassan II Mosque, the largest in Morocco

Learn to make traditional Moroccan cuisine in a private cooking class

Wander the blue-rinsed streets of Chechaouen's medina

Explore Morocco's capital, Rabat

Explore Fes, home to one of the world's largest urban pedestrian zones

The Itinerary


We do everything possible to run safe, engaging, and immersive programs for our travelers and given the unpredictable nature of international travel we must remain flexible in our planning. Changes to a schedule are uncommon but, we reserve the right to adjust programming in the best interest of the group. 

DayLocationDescriptionLodging
June 1USA - MoroccoToday the group will depart the USA and cross the Atlantic Ocean, destination Morocco!Airplane
June 2CasablancaStudents will arrive in Casablanca and be privately transported back to their hotel where a short Darija (Moroccan Arabic) orientation will be presented to them by our Moroccan program leaders! We'll get settled into our accommodations, enjoy our first dinner of local fare and collectively get excited for the adventure ahead!Casablanca Hotel
June 3CasablancaAfter breakfast around mid-morning, students will start their Moroccan adventure by visiting the Hassan II Mosque; the largest mosque in Morocco and the 13th largest in the world (its minaret is the world's tallest at 689 ft.). The walls are composed of handcrafted marble and the roof is retractable; it also stands on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic Ocean, allowing worshippers to pray over the sea. Students will take a guided tour inside the mosque and then pair up in groups to photograph and explore its stunning exterior architecture. Afternoon will consist of free time back at the hotel before dinner.Casablanca Hotel
June 4Casablanca - FesAfter breakfast, the group will travel to Fes. Fes is listed as a World Heritage Site and is believed to be one of the world's largest urban pedestrian zones (car-free areas). Its maze-like medina houses the University of Al Quaraouiyine which, founded in 859, is the oldest continuously functioning university in the world. The city is also known as the "Mecca of the West" as well as the "Athens of Africa." Upon arriving late afternoon, the group will check into their riad. Students will dine in a 250-year old courthouse that has been restored into a cultural zone called Cafe Clock.Fes Riad
June 5FesAfter breakfast at the riad, the group will enjoy a half-day city tour with a local expert. Students explore the medina's many artisan quarters and the famous tanneries. The group will also get to see Fes' religious and historical heart! The highlight of this day will be the Medersa Bou Inania. It originally functioned as both an educational institute and as a congregational mosque. It was founded in AD 1351-56 by Abu Inan Faris and is widely acknowledged as an excellent example of Marinid architecture. It is known to be the most elaborate and beautiful of all Merenid monuments.Fes Riad
June 6Fes - ChefchaouenAfter an early breakfast, the group will travel to Chefchaouen. The city is a fortress situated in the Rif Mountains, founded in 1471. Upon arrival students will check into their riad and enjoy the afternoon by walking to visit the city of Ras El-Maa, where local women come to do their household washing. There, the group will sit alongside the mountain stream and sip Moroccan mint tea at a local cafe. Afterwards the group will walk through the Kasbah before dinner.Chefchaouen Riad
June 7ChefchaouenAfter breakfast at the riad, the group will set out to visit a mosque called "Bouzaafar" which is situated at the top of a mountain that overlooks Chefchaouen's fortress. The students will have a scenic picnic for lunch before heading back into the medina.Chefchaouen Riad
June 8ChefchaouenMid morning the group will come together for Moroccan coffee or tea on a rooftop terrace and engage in group reflection activities with both program leaders and group organizers. Come the afternoon, a scavenger hunt through the blue-rinsed streets of the medina will follow. There will also be time for personal souvenir shopping!Chefchaouen Riad
June 9Chefchaouen - RabatAfter breakfast and checkout, the group will travel to Rabat. Rabat is Morocco's current capital and main home base for the late king and his family. Its medina is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the product of a fertile exchange between the Arab-Muslim past and Western modernism. The new town is one of the largest and most ambitious modern urban projects built in Africa in the 20th century. The older parts include Hassan Mosque (begun in 1184) and the Almohad ramparts and gates, the only surviving parts of the project for a great capital city of the Almohad caliphate. Upon arrival we will check int our the riad and the afternoon will be left open for R&R and walks to the medina wall that borders the sea.Rabat Riad
June 10RabatAfter breakfast at the riad, the group will site-see through the imperial city of rabat. The tour will begin through the Kasbah des Oudayas and take students to Hassan Tower and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. During this day, students will witness the famous minaret of an incomplete mosque that sits alongside a tomb that is considered a masterpiece of modern Alaouite dynasty architecture.Rabat Riad
June 11Rabat - CasablancaAfter breakfast, the group will travel back to Casablanca. Upon arrival the students will check into the hotel where group will have R&R. This time will be for students to pack and get ready for their flight home. The group will meet for the program's farewell dinner this evening.Casablanca Hotel
June 12Casablanca - USAMorning departure back to the USA.Your own bed, eventually!

Accommodations


In order to provide a safe and memorable experience, we follow strict guidelines when choosing program accommodations. Walking Tree partners with hotels and guest houses which are centrally located, clean and safe.  We vet and inspect the accommodations to ensure they uphold the ethos of our programs, are great values for our travelers and nice places to rest after enriching days of travel.  

Below are the accommodations we anticipate using on your trip, subject to availability. 
Riad El Maâti – Rabat

Riad El Maâti is located in the heart of the medina in Rabat, it’s cozy, beautifully decorated and offers a great place to retreat at the end of a busy day. Students will be split by gender in double, triple or quadruple rooms. Breakfast is provided each morning and there is Wifi in the common areas.

Casa del Norte – Chefchaouen

Casa del Norte is a riad located in the heart of Chefchaouen’s medina and offers a great way to experience Moroccan culture.  Students will be split by gender and share double, triple or quadruple rooms based on availability. Wifi is available in common areas and breakfast is included.

Hôtel Club Val d’Anfa Casablanca Ocean View

Hôtel Club Val d’Anfa Casablanca Ocean view is situated 50 m from the beach in Casablanca. Guest rooms at the Club Val are equipped with a TV, a marble bathroom and have a balcony. They look out over the ocean or the garden. It offers free Wi-Fi and is set in peaceful gardens with a swimming pool and ocean views.

Riad Salam Fes
The Riad Salam Fes is located in the medieval city of Fes. The Madrasa Bou Inania and the University of Al-Karaouine are both within easy reach of the hotel. This hotel has spacious rooms with air-conditioning, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. Each room has a balcony and guests can enjoy the hammam and relaxation common area. The hotel restaurant serves traditional cuisine. Guests can enjoy this and a selection of teas and drinks on the terrace, which offers panoramic views of Fes.

Safety and Support


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24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
EXPERT LEADERSHIP
EXPERT LEADERSHIP
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING
ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING

My experience with your organization was exceptional. The communication was prompt, courteous, and thorough. The trip was very well planned and the educational focus made me feel this such trip had a great value. My daughter has grown and matured in a wonderful way because of this trip.

Jim
Parent of Teagan, traveler on 2017 program to Thailand

Your Adventure Includes

Estimated Airfare

In order to give our travelers the best possible price, we break out airfare from the Program Tuition. We will still handle all booking and ticketing via our flight partner who has access to special fares not available to the general public. Once confirmed, you will be invoiced for the flight roughly 75 days prior to travel. 

Program Tuition Excludes: Travel insurance, baggage fees, passport/visa fees, laundry, souvenirs, and activities not listed on itinerary.

 

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