2025 Rutgers Prep Spain and Morocco Cultural Journey

Dear Families, Friends, and Travelers – Welcome to the 2025 Rutgers Prep Spain and Morocco Cultural Journey! We have created two webpages dedicated to this exciting program so that travelers are as informed as possible throughout the process. The first page, Pre-Enrollment, is meant to share exciting details, highlights and pertinent info that participants will want to know before enrolling. Once enrolled, the Post-Enrollment page, is meant to prepare travelers for participation on the adventure ahead. Please be sure to review the information on the appropriate page thoroughly and we can't wait to start our enriching adventure!
Travel Dates: June 11, 2025 - June 20, 2025
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Program Tuition: $3,590 USD
Airfare not included in program tuition
Estimated Airfare: $1,200

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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: $3,590

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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:

$309.00

per month

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

All prices in United States Dollars.

Spain and Morocco Cultural Journey

The smell of paella, the rhythmic tapping of flamenco, the rugged peaks of the Pyrenees, the soft waves of the Mediterranean, the world class museums, the Moorish palaces, the medieval villages, and the people who seem to have more lust and passion for life than anywhere else; this is Spain! You will access all of this and more as you improve your Spanish language skills and escape the tourist path. We have carefully developed programs that include learning to make olive oil at an old-world grove, enjoying tapas, and biking the outskirts of Ronda.

Across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain, 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 a heaving bazaar, winding your way through the narrow and tightly packed back alleys of the medina, 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

Tour a family-run olive farm in Seville for a tour and tasting

Learn to make traditional Moroccan cuisine in a private cooking class

Travel across Andalucia, a region in Southern Spain home to many of the countries greatest cities.

Wander through The Alhambra, a majestic palace and fortress from the 13th century

Attend a flamenco dance performance in Granada

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 11USA - SevillaToday the group will depart the USA and cross the Atlantic Ocean!Airplane
June 12SevillaAfter breakfast, the group will receive an orientation with the group program leaders. In the afternoon, we'll explore the city, including the impressive cathedral where Christopher Columbus is buried. After a lunch of tapas we'll go up to the "Setas de Sevilla" to take in the impressive views. In the evening we'll prepare our own authentic Spanish dinner in a cooking class!Sevilla Hotel
June 13Sevilla - GranadaAfter breakfast in Seville we will drive to Granada, home of the world famous Alhambra. But first we will stop in Córdoba and pay a visit to the Mesquita-Catedral de Córdoba and the Jewish Quarter where we will visit the Siniagoga de Córdoba. We'll arrive in the late afternoon to Granada and have a dinner of delicious tapas.Granada Hotel
June 14GranadaWe'll have a guided tour of Alhambra, one of the most photogenic places on the planet. Afterwards, we'll have some free time to wander through the old quarter and attend a flamenco performance in a cave above town this evening.Granada Hotel
June 15Granada - MálagaThis morning we're off to Malaga, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities of the world and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. After settling in to our hotel, we'll explore the city center, visiting the Picasso Museum, the Roman Theater, and the grounds of the the Alcazaba. We'll enjoy a typical lunch of tapas in the Atarazanas Central Market, which dates back to the 14th century and is a stunning representation of 19th center Malaga art and architecture. In the afternoon we'll have some time to relax on the beach and enjoy the famous Costa del Sol before getting ready for our final Spanish dinner!Malaga Hotel
June 16Málaga - Tangier - ChefchaouenAfter breakfast we'll take the ferry across the Straight of Gebralter from Costa del Sol to Tangier. Upon arrival, we'll transfer to Chefchaouen, Morocco's famous blue city, and spend time roaming the streets. We'll learn what makes this city so special and have time to take some really cool photos. Afterwards the group will enjoy our first Moroccan dinner.Chefchaouen Riad
June 17FesAfter breakfast at the riad, we will take a private bus to Fes, where the group will enjoy a half-day city tour with a local expert. Students explore the Mellah, which is the Old Jewish Quarter. They will also see the famous leather tanneries. The highlight of this day will be the Medersa Bou Inania. 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 18Fes - MarrakechAfter breakfast the group will travel South to Marrakech! After checking into the riad, students will have the afternoon to participate in group reflection activities and come together for a Q & A with group organizers and leaders. We'll also do a walking tour through the labyrinth of the Medina, taking in all the sites and sounds of the old-world medina. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an optional hamam during free time (not included in package price). Dinner will be served in the old medina on an open rooftop terrace.Marrakech Riad
June 19Marrakech - Agafy GlampingWe've saved the best for last! After breakfast, the group will head to Agafay for a desert glamping experience. Students will have the opportunity to ride camels, sip mint tea under the stars and enjoy an luxurious glamping experience nestled in Moroccan sand dunes. It will be a truly magical evening! We'll reflect on all the memories we have made throughout the trip as we wrap up our journey together.Agafay Desert Glamping
June 20Agafy - Marrakech - USAWe will awake to a beautiful desert sunrise and make our way to the Marrakech airport and begin our journey home.Airpane

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. 
Casa Perleta

Casa Perleta is located in the heart of the Médina. It is a short 10 min walk to the main square and a 20 min walk to the river and the small waterfall. Casa Perleta offers a full traditional Moroccan breakfast and air conditioning in all of their rooms. Free Wi-Fi access throughout the building keeps everyone feeling connected. Students will be grouped in their rooms according to gender and availability.

Hostal San Cayetano

Hostal San Cayetano is located downtown in Sevilla Street in Ronda (Málaga), just 250m from the city’s historic bullring. The hostal is perfect for travelers who want to know Rond’s streets and its famous and historical monuments. Students will be grouped in their rooms according to gender and availability.

Monasterio Basilio

Monasterio Basilio is located in the center of Granada and provides an ideal location from which to explore the city. This cozy hotel can accommodate up to four students per room with ensuite bathrooms and the quirky aesthetic that defines this hotel makes for a memorable stay.

Riad L’Heure d’Eté

This cozy raid will offer a comfortable escape from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. Students will be roomed in double, triple or quadruple rooms based on gender. Breakfast will be provided at the riad and Wi-Fi connection is available throughout the hotel.

Safety and Support


 EASY FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT
EASY FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT
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

Great experience for our son. He would jump at the chance to do it again.

Daniel
Parent of Raymond, traveler on Peru Service Adventure

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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