Trip to the Sahara

trip desert

Friday, Oct. 14th 2016

ALIF is sponsoring a trip to the beautiful dunes of Southern Morocco! 

We will depart from ALIF at 12:30 pm on Friday and arrive in Erfoud  around 8 pm to spend the night in Hotel Xaluca with a buffet dinner, music and swimming.

After a relaxing morning swim and breakfast, we will head for the dunes, arriving at Merzouga’s Tombuktou Hotel one hour later where a buffet lunch will be served.

In late afternoon, we will ride camels on an overnight trek to the oasis to watch the sunset on Saturday night. We’ll leave Merzouga early Sunday morning after breakfast and should be back in Fez by 7:30 p.m

The cost for this excursion, including all transportation, meals and hotel expenses is 1400 dh including camels. 

We will have a very short MANDATORY orientation meeting on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 12:15 in room 30 in the annex  to discuss the itineraries and what to bring.

Plan to pay at this time!

PLEASE SIGN UP on the board in the garden by

Wednesday Oct. 12th at noon

Trip to Chefchaouen for ALC & ALIF Students

Trip to the beautiful Chefchaouen


ALIF is organizing a trip Chefchaouen, the delightful town set in the Rif Mountains, on Saturday October 8.  We’ll meet in front of Hotel Batha at 7 am and at ALIF at 7:15 am, and head up to Chefchaouen. We’ll have all day on Saturday and half day Sunday to explore this picturesque town and its neighboring sights, and then head back to Fez in late afternoon!

The cost is 650 dhs including hotel, transportation, dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday, a guided tour of the area and a concert on Saturday night.

All interested students must sign their names below and pay Liz or Abdellatif before 6 pm on Thursday Oct. 6 in order for ALIF to make the appropriate arrangements.

Trip to Volubilis & Meknes for ALC & ALIF Students

ALIF and ALC students!  

Volubilis and Meknes Trip 

Saturday, September. 24th there will be an excursion to the nearby ancient city of 

Volubilis and Meknes. 


Those interested should meet in the

ALIF Garden 

10:00 am sharp! 

 We will proceed to Volubilis, one of the Roman Empire’s western and southern-most outposts, for a guided tour of the ruins.

 We will stop in Meknes to see its Medina and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the granaries , and the Christian Prison. You might also like to visit the Palais Jamai rug and cultural museum across from Bab Mansour and the Medrasa Bouanania in the Meknes Medina.

We will go by van and should return by the early evening.

Costs for the trip will be 250 Dh including entry tickets to all the sights. You will have to buy your own lunch. 

All interested students must sign up and pay Liz or Abdellatif by

Friday 23rd at 1 PM


This excursion is open to ALIF and ALC students