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Day trip from Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou


Trip Overview :

Aït Ben Haddou and its Kasbahs :

Aït Ben Haddou has become a famous “IGHREM” (bereber word) means village in English, “ksar” in Arabic, along the former caravan route between the sahara and Marrakech in the present-day Morocco. Most citizens are attracted by the tourist trade live in more modern dwelling in a village on the other side of the river, although there are families still living in the ancient village. In side the walls of the Ksar are half and other individual dwelling, and is a great example of Moroccan earthen Clay architecture.

Aït Ben Haddou is declared as world heritage by the UNESCO to preserve its historical and cultural wealth. Its beautiful Kasbahs and tourists are witnesses to the greatness of previous Moroccan dynasties and their architecture skills. Indeed the famous movie of “Russell crowe”, Gladiator most of it was taken place in this amazing area !! yea it is Aït Ben Haddou, along with others movies featuring desert and ancient villages scenes such as ” Lawrence of Arabia” and even “games of thrones ” . It is situated in Drâa Tafilalt on a hill along the “Ounila” river and is known for its Kasbahs. Backdrop for many Hollywood movies.

Trip schedule :

Aït Benhaddou and Ouarzazate Day Trip Itienery :

Aït Ben Haddou is the most well preserved and amazing Kasbah in Morocco, it has become a collective of small KasbahsThis Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou has featured in countless films and a whole great village has grown around this beautiful structure. We will start our day trip to Aït Ben Haddou kasbahs at morning from Marrakech and passing throughout the channel of the High Atlas by the road of Tizi N’Tichka 2260m Alt .

This trip will allow us to see the summits of the chain and wonderful villages along the road.We will reach to the fortified Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou to visit it and to discover the charm of its beautiful Kasbahs.It is an atmospheric place and the Kasbah looks so great particularly at sunrise and sunset period. Here we will be stung by the view surrounding landscapes to take a short walk along the river and in the village. After wards we continue to Ouarzazate the gate to the desert center of Saharah desert tourism in the south,where we will visit the Taourirte Kasbah and its spectator building that offers you the chance to see inside a real ancient Kasbah and see the Moroccans architecture. The entrance costs 2€ or 20 dh per person.At the afternoon, we comeback to Marrakech.

Included in the trip :

• private vehicle 4×4 car. 

• English & French speaking drivers throughout the tour.

• Professional guide to explore the city .

• Time to discover the city and snap some photos .

• Pick up & drop off at your Marrakech accommodation.

Not included :

• Lunch .

• Drinks .

• Entrance fees to monuments .

Note :

throughout the way our drivers can pull over at any time and any where would you like to take beautiful pictures,more than that to enjoy the landscapes and astonishing scenery on the road.You can get artisan and organic products such as Argan oil .

Marrakech, Erg Chebbi, Merzouga in 3 days

Prices :

number of personsprice per person in €
4 or more45