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About Nomadic School Tours

Nomadic School Tours is an independent tour operator offering curriculum based school trips around the Globe for 19 years. We are the sister company of Nomadic Tours, which was also set up 19 years ago and supplies it’s Morocco tours to many large UK tour operators, Charities and our own private clients. We aim to capture the magic and mystery of the countries we visit and introduce a new perspective on the world for our students.

On tour with Nomadic

tour-with-nomadicWe take every step we can to minimise our impact on the countries we visit. As a UK based school trips operator we feel this is particularly important because we are introducing other cultures to the world travellers of tomorrow and we would like to think that we can help shape a responsible and respectful view of travelling in the minds of the young people that accompany us. We always try to leave everything as we find it and prohibit rubbish being thrown out of tour vehicles. We respect and draw attention to the differences in culture and lifestyle, communicating why they exist so that the students can develop their own views of people, their differences and the need for tolerance and understanding.

Peace of mind

Safety is paramount on our tours. We regularly audit the accommodation that we use and are constantly updating risk assessments of the activities and places visited on tour. Upon receipt of deposit we will conduct a comprehensive risk assessment of the itinerary that we have agreed upon and deliver it within 14 days.
Health & Safety Policy
Nomadic Schools works to a health and safety policy that ensures that we are fully informed of the risks presented and have contingencies in place.
Financial safety and bonding
We hold comprehensive public liability insurance and all monies paid are protected under our ATOL membership and we are also members of ABTA giving you further peace of mind.
All third party vehicles that we use are fully covered under our public liability insurance and our vehicles have unlimited passenger liability.
Visits and activities
On our tours you will be accompanied by an expert local guide per vehicle. All places visited and activities are risk assessed and we take all reasonable steps to manage identified risks. Also, all third party suppliers that we use are trusted to operate at the high standards we expect.
Travel insurance

We provide Free Travel Insurance (UK residents only) and is mandatory for joining any school trip.

Supporting local communities

We are proud to be working with the Ait Ouhem Association for Development,a local, grass roots organisation in the Atlas Mountains. For every tour booked with Nomadic Schools, we donate £5 per passenger to help the Association achieve its goals of:thumb-10
1. Building a dispensary in the village to provide people with at least first aid emergency medical supplies…
2. To provide houses with tap water…
3. Encouraging students of the village to continue their studies through buying necessary materials such as bags, copybooks, books, pens…
4. To plant different trees in the mountains all around the village to stop or at least limit erosion…
5. Creating a textile cooperative for women so that they can earn a living that is other wise not available to them.. As you can see from its goals the association seeks to improve education in the village over the longer term whilst tackling the immediate problems in the High Atlas village of Ait Ouham.

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These include deforestation (which leads to landslides and flash floods), lack of treated water to all homes in the village and lack of accessible pharmacy and hospital facilities (the nearest hospital is 70 kms away!!).