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					                                  Pack your bags for the trip of a lifetime! Join President
                                  Jerry Farley and the Washburn Alumni Association for
                                                   The Magic of Morocco
                                                   Oct. 31 – Nov. 8, 2008
                                    It’s a magical destination,
                                    with splendid sites of
  Price:                     $2,450 antiquity, remote Berber
  Taxes:*                    $ 329  villages, dramatic mountain
                                    vistas, v ibrant cities – and a
  Total:                     $2,779 rich culture reflected
                                    everyw here you turn... in
  Per person cost based on          lov ingly landscaped gardens,
  two people sharing one            delightful cuisine and even in
  room. Add $360 if you
                                    the intricately-detailed
  want your own room.
                                    ornamentation of mosques
  Are you an AARP memb er?          and homes. With a
  If so, you’re entitled to a       Moroccan tour manager at your side, you’ll experience the wonders
  $100 discount.                    of Casablanca, Rabat, Volubilis, Meknes, Fèz and Marrakech,
                                    Morocco in this delightful vacation. Your journey to Morocco will
  *Taxes (subject to change)
                                    cover the north and south of this diverse country... with
                                    comprehensive sightseeing throughout. Tagine, Harissa, Couscous …
they sound exotic and taste delicious. Savor delightful Moroccan cuisine with lunch or dinner
included every day. I n addition, breakfast is included daily at the hotels.

Price Includ es:

       Private roundtrip motorcoach transportation between the Washburn campus and the Kansas City
        International Airport

       Roundtrip airfare between Kansas City and Casablanca, Morocco

       Private deluxe motorcoach transportation throughout the itinerary as indicated

       An English-speaking professional tour manager to accompany the group throughout the travel program

       Fifteen (15) meals including seven (7) breakfasts, two (2) lunches and six (6) dinners

       Accommodations at the following Superior First Class hotels: Royal Mansour (Casablanca, Morocco ), La
        Rabat Hotel (Rabat, Morocco), Zalagh Parc (Fez, Morocco ) and Royal Mirage (Marrakech, Morocco )

       All sightseeing excursions and admissions as outlined in the day to day itinerary

       International airline taxes and fuel surcharges (subject to change)


Day 1, Friday, Oct. 31 – Depart Kansas City
Meet at the Washburn campus and board the motorcoach for the Kansas City International Airport for your
earl y afternoon flight to Casablanca, Morocco. Fl y from Kansas City to Chicago on United Airlines and
Chicago to Paris on an overnight flight on Air France.
Day 2, Saturday, Nov. 1 – Arrive Casablanca (D)
Catch your connecting flight to Casablanca on Air France for an afternoon arrival at Casablanca’s Mohamed
V International Airport. Check-in to your hotel, Royal Mansour Hotel, and have dinner later that evening.
Overnight in Casablanca. Meals provided: dinner

Day 3, Sunday, Nov. 2 - Casablanca / Rabat (B,D)
After breakfast, your tour of Casablanca showcases the many faces of Morocco’s largest city, its contemporary
urban elements as well as the rich legacy of its French colonial past. Continue to your hotel , La Rabat Hotel,
and enjoy an aft ernoon at leisure before dinner. Overnight in Rabat. Meals provided: breakfast and dinner

Day 4, Monday, Nov. 3 - Rabat / Moulay Idriss / Volubilis / Meknes / Fèz (B, D)
Sightseeing in Rabat, the “Imperial Garden City”, includes the Kasbah of Oudayas, built on a cliff overlooking
the ocean, and the beautiful Hassan Tower. Travel through the sacred Islamic town of Moulay Idriss and tour
the 3rd century B.C. Roman ruins of Volubilis. Visit Meknes, an ancient imperia l city, before continuing to Fèz
and checking in to your hotel, Zalagh Parc Hotel. Overnight in Fèz. Meals provided: breakfast and dinner

Day 5, Tuesday, Nov. 4 – Fèz (B, D)
Fèz is the oldest of Morocco’s anci ent imperial cities, with a classic Moorish skyline of graceful minarets and
green tile roofs set against a picturesque backdrop of rolling hills. Your full day tour includes the medieval
Medina, the Medersas – educational institutions that date to the reign of the Sultans, the Karaouine Mosque
and University – the oldest in the world – and the beautiful, elaborately-tiled Nejjarine Fountain. In the afternoon
visit the famous souks, or markets of Fèz, an excellent place to shop for leather, rugs and beautiful ceramic
ware and the invitation to join shopkeepers for tea all create an evocative experience. Overnight in Fèz. Meals
provided: breakfast and dinner

Day 6, Wednesday, Nov. 5 - Fèz / Marrakech (B,L, D)
Travel through the scenic beaut y of Moro cco’s Middle-Atlas Mountains, passing through Ifrane, a charming
mountain village, and Immouzer, a friendly Berber town surrounded by rugged gorges and wooded hills. Arrive
in Beni Mellal, a bustling highland town nestled between the Middle and High Atlas Mount ains. Enjoy a lunch of
Moroccan specialties and then continue to Marrakech where you check -in to your hotel, the Royal Mirage.
Overnight in Marrakech. Meals provided: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7, Thursday, Nov. 6 – Marrakech (B, L)
Enjoy a full day touring the ancient city of Marrakech. Founded 800 years ago by the Almoravides Dynasty,
Marrakech is located in the heart of beautiful pine groves surrounded by dramatic snow -capped mountain
peaks. This morning, explore the bustling souks and lively Djemaa El Fna Square. Following lunch, visit the lavishly
decorated Saadian Tombs and the Dar Si Said Museum – a collection of Moroccan art exhibited in an exquisite
palace. Just outside the city, tour the expansive Menara Gardens, created in the 12th century during the reign
of the Almohads. Visit the Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace, elaboratel y decorated with painted
woodwork, ornate carvings and glazed ceramic tile. In the evening, an optional Fan tasia Moroccan Dinner
and Folklore Show is available for $65. Overnight in Marrakech. Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

Day 8, Friday, Nov. 7 - Marrakech / Casablanca (B, D)
Enjoy a morning at leisure to shop or explore on your own before returning to Casablanca for dinner and an
overnight stay at the Royal Mansour Hotel. Overnight in Casablanca. Meals provided: breakfast and dinner

Day 9, Saturday, Nov. 8 - Casablanca / Return Home (B)
After breakfast, depart from your hotel for Casablanca’s Mohamed V Airport. Check in at the Air France ticket
counter for your flight home. Meals provided: breakfast

Upon arrival in Kansas City, a private motorcoach will meet and take you to the Washburn University cam pus in

The following items are not included in the prices shown above: Customary gratuities to the local guides, drivers
and interpreters; meals other than those mentioned above, alcoholic and soft drinks, gifts and souvenirs, and
other items of a personal nature unless specificall y mentioned as being included in the tour; trip cancellation
and luggage insurance; optional tours and excursions.
Each participant on the Washburn Morocco Tour must have a valid U.S. Passport with at least 6 months validity
remaining upon arrival back in the United States. Visas are not required at this time.

A $350 deposit is due at time of registration and may be paid by check or credit card. Final payment by check is
due in the offices of Carlson Wagonlit Travel no later than Friday, July 19, 2008. If final payment is made by credit
card, a convenience fee of $80 will be charged. The following fees apply if you cancel your trip: if cancellation is
made before Friday, July 19, $50 per person; after Friday, July 19 but on or before Friday, August 22, $400 per person;
after Friday, August 22 but on or before Friday, September 12, $950 per person; after Friday, September 12 up to and
including the day of departure including “no shows” and cancellation while on tour, an individual will forfeit the
entire cost of the tour program.

We encourage the use of travel insurance because, unfortunately, things do sometimes happen to interrupt and/or
interfere with someone’s travel plans. Travel insurance can be a big help, both emotionally and financially. For those
interested, travel insurance is available as extra protection for Accident/Medical/Sickness, Baggage, and Personal
Possessions, Trip Cancellation and Interruption at a minimal charge. Please contact Ginger Boring at Carlson Travel
for more information.

This tour program is under the management of Carlson Wagonlit Travel of Lawrence, Kansas and Washburn University
of Topeka, Kansas who act only as agents for the passenger and, therefore, accept no responsibility in whole or in
part for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity which may be occasioned either by reason of defect,
through the acts or defaults of any company or person engaged in conveying the passengers or carrying out
arrangements of the tour, or as a direct or indirect result of acts of God, or dangerous incident due to fire,
breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of governments or authorities, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots,
theft, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical, or customs regulation.

Please note: The features outlined above are based on a minimum number of full paying passengers participating on
   the program, subject to change pending any currently unforeseen increases in existing tariffs and/or currency
                                                 exchange rates.

For further information contact: Ginger Boring at Carlson Wagonlit Travel, 4104 W. 6t h St., Suite A., Lawrence KS 66049,
 1-800-444-4248, e-mail Space is limited, so don’t delay. Make your reservation today!

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                                         Reservation Form for Washburn Trip to Morocco

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                                Final payment by credit card will incur an $80 per person convenience fee.