A Halal geography school trip to Morocco offers your students the chance to discover mountain ranges and desert landscapes, as well as exploring the theories of plate tectonics and water security!

The opportunity to explore landscapes such as the High Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert are ones that your young geographers will never forget. They’ll also visit ornamental gardens built in areas prone to desertification, where they will have the opportunity to learn more about irrigation, water supply and water security.

As well as exploring the geography of Morocco, your students will also love discovering the local culture, with visits to traditional Berber villages, traditional dinners and visits to historic buildings and monuments, including the spectacular Koutoubia Mosque, whose minaret inspired several others in Spain and North Africa.

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Flight from the UK to Marrakesh (either am or pm, depending on flight time)

Transfer to the hotel in Marrakesh

Visit to Djemaa El Fna 

Asr prayer at local mosque

Meal in a local restaurant

2

Guided visit to Marrakesh with visits to the Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque, El Bahia Palace and the Menara Gardens

Dhur prayer at the hotel or local mosque

Free time for group to buy lunch

Visit to the Majorelle Gardens

Asr prayer at the hotel or local mosque

Meal in a local restaurant

3

Full-day excursion to the High Atlas Mountains, to Ourika Valley including a visit to a Berber village

Dhur prayer at local mosque

Free time for group to buy lunch

Late afternoon return to the hotel for prayers and time to relax

Fantasia dinner at Chez Ali with evening meal served under caidal tents

Enjoy traditional Berber entertainment

4

Flight from Marrakesh to the UK (either am or pm, depending on flight time)

Free time for shopping at Marrakesh's souks if later flight

4 days, 3 nights Price from £575 pp
  • Coach hire in-resort (for airport transfers and visits)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Fantasia evening meal at Chez Ali
  • Flights inclusive of tax
  • Full-day excursion to the High Atlas
  • Prayers in local mosques according to your itinerary
  • Return airport transfers in resort
  • Visits to the monuments in Marrakech as mentioned in the programme
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation

Accommodation

Educational Activities

Atlas Mountains

Atlas Mountains

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Take your students on a full day excursion to the Atlas Mountain Range which stretches from Morocco across northern Africa… Read More

Chez Ali Fantasia

Chez Ali Fantasia

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The Chez Ali offers a traditional event and dinner including an opportunity to see the Berber folklore, the jugglers performance,… Read More

Djemaa el Fna

Djemaa el Fna

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Located in the medina, this square is a virtual festival of smells, colours, noise and activity, used by locals and… Read More

El Bahia Palace

El Bahia Palace

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The Bahia Palace and gardens were built in the late 19th century, intended to be the greatest palace of its… Read More

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

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Koutoubia Mosque is the largest mosque in Marrakesh and dates back to the 12th century. It's a wonderful example of… Read More

Majorelle Garden

Majorelle Garden

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Designed by the French artist Jacques Majorelle in 1924, during the French colonial period. The garden now houses the Islamic… Read More

Menara Gardens

Menara Gardens

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Set slightly out of town, the Menara gardens offernot only a pleasant escape frombustling Marrakesh, but it is also one… Read More

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