Duration: 6 Days
This tour travels into the High Atlas Mountains where you will stay in a conventional Berber gite to discover how local communities live. Your group can learn about how tourism is impacting residents in addition to the rocky geology, vast deserts and varied terrains of this beautiful country.
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The Edventure Travel Package
All Edventure Travel trips and tours can be customised to your personal requirements, this sample tour is designed to give you inspiration for your own trip. When you are ready to start planning, get in touch and we can design a bespoke package tour for your group. We will always make clear what is included and excluded in your quotation.
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- Return Flights
- All travel when at your destination
- Accommodation based on bed and breakfast with students in multi-bedded rooms
- Teachers free of charge sharing twin rooms
- Full Time Tour Director
- All meals mentioned in the itinerary
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary unless otherwise stated
- Travel Insurance
- Single Room Supplements
- Personal Expenditure
- Overseas departure taxes if applicable
- Tips for guides and drivers
- UK Coach Transfers
- Activities not mentioned
- Meals not mentioned
- Luggage in the hold of the aircraft
Depart the UK
Depart the UK and fly to Marrakech.
Take a guided tour of the city where you will walk to the Jemaa el-Fnaa, Souks and traditional apothecary.
Transfer to your accommodation for the night.
High Atlas Mountains
Today you will travel to the High Atlas Mountains and to the village of Imlil. Throughout your journey you will see the impact of the rapidly developing area on the environment and water supply. You will stop at an Argan Oil cooperative where local women produce cosmetics from the Argan nut.
The village is a quiet place and has many Geological features with plate tectonics, fold mountain formations and volcanic rocks.
High Atlas Mountains
Continue your journey higher into the mountains to Tachdirt. The locals in this rural village make a living through agriculture and tending livestock.
Spend the full day in Tachdirt learning about local life and how tourism is changing their society.
Travel back to Marrakesh and visit the Majorelle Gardens.
Return to the UK.
Valley of the Roses
Carved by the Assif M’Goun river, the Valley of the Roses travels to the town of Kalaat M’Gouna. The area is full of local women in April and May who pick the roses to be used in nearby factories in Kalaat. The roses are then made into a variety of products from hand creams to shampoo.
Visit this natural wonder on your trip to Morocco with vast plains and sun-bake dunes. This desert dominates the south and east of Morocco and is bordered by the Atlas Mountain range.
Dades River and Todra Gorges
This spectacular canyon is where the Tora and Dades Rivers have carved out the limestone rock to form river canyons, also known as wadis. This is a popular tourist spot, although remote, where you will share the road with mules and other pack animals.
Take a camel trek and be led by a guide over the vast desert dunes. You will enjoy beautiful views of the Sahara desert which are constantly changing formation with the wind.
High Atlas Mountains
The High Atlas Mountains, also know as Grand Atlas, is a mountain range that dominates the central regions of Morocco. It makes a great destination for school trips because if the volcanic rocks, tectonic plates and desert environment. There are also numerous small villages where local people farm the land and are embracing tourism to help their communities, making it the prefect destination to study all aspects of Geography.
Located at the western foothills of the Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh has as labyrinth of alleys that are home to palaces, mosques and gardens. There is much to explore in the economic centre of Morocco and the medieval walled city had thriving marketplaces, known as souks, where you can purchase textiles, jewellery and pottery.
At 1800 metres above sea level, this small village in the high Atlas Mountains offers a view of rural life in Morocco. Students will discover the vast contract between city life in Marrakesh and the was communities live in this rural village.
Students will experience a different culture and gain an understanding of other nationalities, principles and values.
School trips can offer the opportunity for students to develop their relationships and interactions with others.
This trip can help develop a student’s motivation for the subject and inspire them when back in the classroom due to personal experience.
Knowledge and Perspective
Personal experience and close interactions with these locations can help students understand the subject and put it into perspective.
A trip can make a students engage with a subject and become more positive about a subject.
Educating through a school trip can create a better understanding of a subject with hands-on learning. Students are engaged, enthusiastic and observant.
Discover the Geological features of this amazing country where students will see the power of earths natural forces.
This trip offers students the opportunity to develop their independence and self-confidence by putting themselves into a new environment.