Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate

Ait Ben Haddou Ouarzazate day trip!

Ait Ben Haddou Ouarzazate day trip enables you an overview of the High Atlas Mountains, Kasbahs & Kasrs and film studios. Travelling with a local expert guides and drivers. You have the opportunity to discover the ‘Route of the Caravans’ from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. Tizi N’Tichka is a magnificent landscape with high mountains, and traditional Berber villages. What is best way to get to Aït Benhaddou Kasbah?

-High Atlas Mountains.
-Kasbahs and Ksars.
-Ouarzazate City & Siteseeing.
-Tizi n’tichka.

Depart at 8:00 from Marrakech and starting Day trip to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. Along the way, we drive through the High Atlas Mountains or Tizi n’tichka pass, where is the high altitude point (2226). The High Atlas mountains are home to several Berber villages and different landscapes. Next, we will have the chance to visit the universal Heritage Site of Ait ben Haddou Kasbah with your guide. It has been listed under UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. It is an amazing place in the mountains near Ouarzazate.

It is a fortified city, or ksar, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech by the Dra Valley. This fortress was fascinating for its location, structure and historical purposes. It is a home of many movies, such as: the Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia… and Mummy.

Next, we continue our day trip to explore Ouarzazate. It is the gateway to the desert in Morocco and famous for it’s movie industry. It is also the Hollywood of Africa, because it has been as famous destination for film-makers. Discover the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and views of valleys. It is one of the country’s most impressive monuments. Late evening, we will drive back to Marrakech through Atlas Mountains. It contains North Africa’s highest peak, Jebel Toubkal (4,167 metres).