1 Day Excursion Marrakech To AitBenHaddou And Ouarzazate
1 Day Excursion from Marrakech To AitBenHaddou And Ouarzazate 1 Day Trip Marrakech to AitBenHaddou And Ouarzazate Morocco History Tours 1 Day Excursion from Marrakech To AitBenHaddou And Ouarzazate
1 Day Excursion from Marrakech To AitBenHaddou And Ouarzazate Aït Benhaddou is an ighrem (fortified village), along the former caravan route between the former region of Sudan and Marrakesh in present-day Morocco. Most citizens attracted by the tourist trade live in more modern dwellings in a village on the other side of the river, although there are four families still living in the ancient village. Inside the walls of the ksar are half a dozen or merchant’s houses and other individual dwellings, and is a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture. Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou also serve as the perfect movie set for famous movies such as: Prince of Persia, A Man who would be king, Gladiator, Son Of God, Kundun and many more.
Ouarzazate is a city south of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains, known as a gateway to the Sahara Desert. Its huge Taourirt Kasbah, home to a 19th-century palace, has views over the rugged local landscape, which features in several movies. Northwest is the fortified red-earth city of Aït Ben Haddou. Northeast is the rocky Todra Gorge. A road winds southeast through the Draa Valley’s lush palm groves to the desert , enjoy your 1 Day Excursion Marrakech To AitBenHaddou And Ouarzazate .
Excursion Marrakesh - AitBenHaddou - Ouarzazate
This long walk takes us through the High Atlas, along an impressive mountain path that winds through the picturesque valleys and passes through numerous Berber villages; On the way we will meet sellers of semi-precious stones, until we reach the Tizi n ’Tichka pass, the highest point in this part of the High Atlas (2,260 meters). Further south, beyond these snowy mountains from November to April, the landscape changes, showing us all the beauty of the pre-desert region, animated by the presence of a river near Ouarzazate, an agglomeration of Kasbah and small clay houses. and straw that contrast with the green emerald fields that surround them. The visit to Ouarzazate, a modern military city built by the French in the early 1900s on the border of the Sahara, includes the former residence of Pacha El Glaui, the kasbah of Taourirt and the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient hillside town, which is very characteristic and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, well known in the world of cinema. The tour begins at 8:00 a.m. m., starting from the Hotel Marrakech where you will stay; In the afternoon we will return to Marrakech and we will accompany you to the hotel that you will have reserved.
What is included
- Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech
- Tour in jeep 4×4 with air conditioning; with more than 6 people, transport with mini-bus
- Driver/Guide English speaker
- Fuel and cost of transportPrivate Service (without other travellers)
- Tickets for monuments
- Tips and personal costs
This Tour can also be modified to suit you. The price is adjusted in relation to the category of hotels, the number of people and days of travel. Ask us and we will make a quote for you. If this itinerary is not to your liking, Contact us and we will customize the itinerary for you.