Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip From Marrakech
Program for Day Trip to Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate
Here is the typecal itineray for the full day trip from Marrakech to tAit Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate through High Atlas Mountains.
At 7:00 a.m. Departure from Marrakech
The day tour from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou will start early morning. You will meet an expert driver guide and start driving east of Marrakech pass through some small suburban towns to the High Atlas Mountains. A few stops will be made to take pictures, enjoy the sceneries, stretch your legs, drink a cup of tea.
Continue driving uphill on curvy roads to the famous Tizi Ntichka pass to reach Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, It's a Berber fortified village and a UNESCO listed landmark and is also known a set for major Hollywood movies, as: Kingdom of Heaven, Lawrence of Arabia, and Gladiator. You will vist the Kasabha and explore the ancient village . Here you will feel like you are a movie star.
After lunch in the modern part of the town , continue to Ouarzazate, which marks the gate to Sahara desert. Visit Taourirt Kasbah. This former Glaoui residence, situated on the edge of the town.
After some time at leisure in the Kasbah, drive back to Marrakech through different road where to visit other famous Kasbah called Telouate. it's located in the south of High Atlas mountains
We will drop you at hotel in Marrakech and this end of our day trip to ait ben haddou