The featured UTAA tour this month is a must for fans of the classic movie Casablanca (source of the tagline title above), which is just one of the enchanting cities included in an unforgettable visit to Morocco, a jewel on the coast of the Mediterranean. But you don’t have to be a film buff to love this trip; join your fellow alums on a journey of wonder and discovery.
Treasures of Morocco
Dates: September 22–October 1, 2010
Agent: AHI International
Cost: Approximately $2,995 per person, plus airfare and V.A.T., based on double occupancy
Located on the northwestern corner of the African continent, the Kingdom of Morocco is a peaceful constitutional monarchy with a fascinating history. The name Morocco conjures images of the Arabesque arches in hilltop kasbahs of red earth, shaded souks thickly hung with intricately wrought brass lanterns and hand-woven carpets, and camel caravans trailing along ancient paths through the Sahara; it suggests the aromas of rich spices and citrus tang, as well as the flavors of a hundred different couscous dishes; and it has long been synonymous with romance and adventure. Discover the magic of this storied land on an exciting travel program that takes you to Rabat, Morocco’s capital; the UNESCO World Heritage List site of Meknes; and Fez, an important spiritual and cultural center. Visit bustling Marrakech and the Ourika Valley, nestled in the heart of Berber country, and conclude your journey in the romantic city of Casablanca. Tour its many highlights and browse its lively markets. Join us on this special program showcasing the many historic sites and the intriguing culture of this unique land.