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MARRAKECH TO OUARZAZATE

1 DAY TRIP

Experience

An exciting day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate & Ait Ben Haddou

Highlight

  • Drive along the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n Tichka.

  • Cross the Mountain Berber villages and enjoy the beautiful nature.

  • Visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou

  • learn about the Berbers and  the architecture of the (Kasbahs & Ksours).

  • Visit the impressive film studios of Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Morocco.

  • Visit the Kasbah Taourirt

Full description

At 190 Km, from Marrakech by crossing the hight Atlas Mountain, one day Trip to the UNISCO Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate.

You will be picked up at 7 or 7:30 a.m from your hotel/ Riad in Marrakech by one of our staff, 

Our drive will then take us across the High Atlas Mountains. The rugged beauty and height of these peaks will have you glued to the window in our minibus as we snake through the mountain roads.

There are several small Berber villages along the route and we will get a chance to stop a take some photographs of the elevated scenery before making our way to the Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou. It will be another couple of hours before we reach here but the scenery will remain stunning throughout.

The UNESCO-listed Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Its adobe houses are divided by mysterious passageways and intricate light patterns. For breathtaking views, climb through the narrow stone alleyways to the summit.

Our day will continue by visiting the impressive film studios of Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Morocco, where scenes of Gladiator (2000), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Living Daylights (1987), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Mummy (1999), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Kundun (1997), Legionnaire (1998), Hanna (2011), and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)… were shot.

In the afternoon, you will start your way back via the Tizi n'Tichka, arrive at Marrakech later in the evening. 

Inclusions

  • Hotel / Hostel/ Riad Pickup

  • English/ French speaking driver

  • Visit to the UNISCO Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou

  • Transfers from and to Marrakech .

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees

  • Lunch

  • Refreshments

  • Guide fees

Map Itinerary

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