Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate Day Trip

Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate Day Trip Overview:

Visit two of Morocco’s most famous kasbahs during this private excursion from Marrakesh. Drive through the Atlas Mountains, passing Berber villages, to reach the ruins of the Telouet Kasbah which once belonged to the Pacha of the Atlas. Then, move on to Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has served as the background of many Hollywood blockbusters, to learn about its rich history from your guide. .

Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate Day Trip Itinerary:

Ait Ben Haddou is the most well preserved and beautiful Kasbah in Morocco, it's more like a collection of small Kasbahs. Ait Ben Haddo Kasbah is a UNESCO worl heritage site and a 14th Century fortified hilltop village that was on the old caravan route between Marrakech and the Sahara. The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou has featured in countless films and a whole new village has grown up around this beautiful structure. We will start our day trip to Ait ben haddou Kasbahs at 09:00 from Marrakech to pass through the channel of the High Atlas by the road of Tizi N'Tichka Pass, the road passing the highest mountain of Northafrica. This day trip will allow us to see the summits of the chain and beautiful traditional Berber villages along the road. We will reach to the fortified Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou (the world heritage site) to visit and to discover the charm of its beautiful Kasbahs. It's an atmospheric place and the Kasbah looks beautiful particularly at sunrise or sunset and sunset. Here you can to climb to the ruins of the fortified granary with stunning views at the surrounding landscape and take a short walk along the river and in the village. Afterwards we continue to Ouarzazate the gate to the desert and the center of Sahara desert Tourism in the south, where we will visit the Taourirt Kasbah and its spectacular building that offers you the chance to see inside a real ancient Kasbah and see the moroccan architecture. The entrance fee costs 2 euros or 20 dirhams per person. In the afternoon we drive back to Marrakech.

Included in Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate Day Trip:

  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the day trip
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • Lunch
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc
  • local guiding in Ait benhaddou
  • Flexible stops
  • No hidden costs

Not included

  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Gratuities

Highlights of Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate Day Trip:

  • Family friendly
  • Get off the asphalt track in a 4x4
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch
  • Meet local people and learn about their lives.
  • Visit a real Berber house
  • Cross the high atlas mountains
  • Visit Unesco World heritage Kasbahs

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We require a deposit of 30% at the time of booking and the balance on the day of the activity.

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