Experience Morocco | March 19-27

Experience the best of Morocco with NWACC World History Professor and traveler Dr. Sevin Gallo! Join Dr. Gallo in exploring the culture and history of famed Marrakech. Travel along the ancient caravan route through Ait Ben, Haddou to the Sahara Desert where you ride a camel into the dunes and spend an unforgettable night in the desert in a luxury tented camp. After a Saharan adventure, relax and explore the natural wonder of the Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains from the eco-conscious, Condé Nast featured Kasbah Bab Ourika.

In each destination, experience world-class cuisine, guided walking tours, and curated shopping experiences. Other excursions include a 5-star-rated cooking class, a unique vintage sidecar tour, and an eye-opening Atlas Mountain hike for all levels led by an indigenous Amazigh/Berber mountain guide.

Read below to learn more about the trip itinerary, pricing and registration details, and view beautiful photos from Dr. Gallo's travels to Morocco with community members.

This trip is offered to the community through a partnership between Dr. Gallo and the NWACC Foundation; $200 of the trip cost will be allocated toward scholarship funds to help NWACC students study abroad.

Questions? Contact sgallo@nwacc.edu.

Trip Itinerary | March 19 – 27

Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and the Sahara Desert, Morocco is a country of many different worlds. You’ll experience as much as possible, while still taking the time to relax and enjoy the uniqueness of each destination and the diversity that makes Morocco one of the most exceptional travel destinations on the planet.

View a PDF of the itinerary.

 

 

dr. sevin gallo

Meet Dr. Sevin Gallo

Dr. Gallo is a college professor with a PhD in Middle East and comparative world history, which all came to fruition from her intense curiosity and desire to explore the world. She wants to eat everyone’s favorite food, see how people decorate their houses and bodies, listen to all the music, and find out what people really care about. Her desire to meet new people and try new things has led her to various adventures in places such as Turkey, Iraq, Australia, Morocco, Greece, Spain, Argentina, Tanzania ... and motherhood!

Dr. Gallo likes to be a solo adventurer from time to time but her main passion is sharing the journey with other curious travelers. If you like to travel to learn new things and experience difference - then traveling with Dr. Gallo may be for you!

Dr. Gallo partners with Nemo to organize group travel. Learn more about Nemo

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Additional Information

Eligibility

For our NWACC Foundation community trips abroad, you are not required to be an NWACC student or employee. It's open to the public.

 

Accommodations, Adventures & Meals

Enjoy eight nights of accommodations, reserved adventures, tours, classes, airport transfers, in-country transportation as scheduled, daily breakfasts and six group meals.

Passport

Be sure and check that your passport is current at least 6 months after the end date of this trip. If it expires sooner, you must get it renewed.

 

Tax Deductible Donation

Of the total cost for the trip to Morocco, $200 will go toward study abroad scholarship opportunities for NWACC students. This $200 qualifies as a tax-deductible donation.

 

Payments

Trip cost:

  • Cost for double occupancy is $4,150
  • Cost for single occupancy is $5,950

Payment Due Dates:

  • Deposit $500 September 30
  • Payment 2 $750  October 20
  • Payment 3 $750 November 20
  • Payment 4 $750  December 20
  • Balance  January 20

Not Included in Trip Costs

  • International airfare
  • Passport fees
  • Some meals and drinks noted as not included within the above trip itinerary
  • Souvenirs
  • Taxis or entrances to sites visited during free-time
  • Travel insurance


Refunds

The deposit is non-refundable, but you may find someone to replace you in the event that you cannot travel after this date.

 

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