Only 3½ hours from the UK, Morocco is a technicolour land of great contrasts comprising diverse geological landscapes, including the world’s largest hot desert, North Africa’s highest mountains and a culture fusing African, Arab, Berber and European influences.
Venture into the High Atlas Mountains, explore the fascinating, vibrant city of Marrakech and discover the Sahara Desert whilst enjoying the rich culture and open hospitality of the Moroccan people.
In this land of great contrasts students can learn about its fusion of cultures; visit the vibrant city of Marrakech and experience the sights and sounds of the largest souks in the country, witness contrasting rural and urban cultures and environments and delve into local history at ancient tombs and palaces.
Venture to the spectacular High Atlas Mountains – a must for all geographers and geologists visiting Morocco! Here your students can study plate tectonics, fold mountain formations, volcanic rocks and uplifting sedimentary strata, both tilted and folded, all of which are clearly evident in this rugged landscape.
Discover the Sahara, the largest desert on earth, which covers much of the south east of the country. Explore dramatic dunes and observe the traditional communities that surround the desert.
Wherever you travel, you will be presented with an abundance of subject matter and natural phenomena.
Why Choose Morocco For Your School Trip?
Study a range of cross curricular subjects as well as the following geography topics: Hot Deserts and their Margins; Ecosystems; Landforms; Tectonic Processes; Desertification; River Environments; Living in Harsh Environments; Water Security; World Cities; Changing Urban Environments; Rural Communities and Farming Systems; Cold Environments.