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Ouarzazate Full-Day Tour from Marrakech with Lunch

Ouarzazate Full-Day Tour from Marrakech with Lunch

From US$ 71.44 per person

Experience stunning desert landscapes as you travel from Marrakech to Ouarzazate on a full-day tour. See the exterior of the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah and the city of Ouarzazate, and see the locations where movies such as Gladiator were shot.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
French, English
Small group
Limited to 14 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit 2 of the most famous kasbahs in Morocco
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains
  • Tour the famous Film Cinema studios
Full description
Take a journey through the breathtaking countryside of Morocco, traveling via the Tizi N'Tichka pass, which at 7,415 feet is the highest pass in northern Africa. On this full-day tour from Marrakech you’ll discover an area of magnificent landscapes. You’ll stop to visit the famous, fortified city of Ait Ben Haddou kasbah. Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has been the backdrop for many films. After eating lunch, we will enjoy a city tour of Ouarzazate, whose name is the Berber word for “no noise.”, then visit the Taourirt and Tiffoultoute Kasbahs which were the ancient residences of Glaoui (Old Pacha of Marrakech). Afterwards, we return to Marrakech. Menu: * Varied salad *  ChickenTajine with lemon *  Choice Dessert Vegetarien menu: * Varied salad * Vegetabls taine * Choice dessert
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up for hotels centrally located in Marrakech
  • Lunch
  • Guide during the Studio Visit
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 154 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    3.9/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.2/5

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Breathtaking scenery all along the way. A one-hour stopover (we would have liked an hour more) in the magnificent Aït ben Haddouh, nicknamed Mont Saint Michel de Chleuhs. Also impressive are the Atlas studios where you can discover the remains of numerous films. I recommend this tour 200%. Provide warm clothing. We were very cold and suffered a sandstorm in Ouarzazate!

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April 22, 2022

Very interesting visit, with the opportunity to admire wonderful landscapes. The guide Mostafa was very attentive, with good English and explaining various details along the way. The Atlas part is very interesting, just like Ben-Hadou, but the studios are also interesting for fans of the movies that were filmed there.

February 3, 2020

Departure at 6.50 am without delay (indeed). Round trip of almost five hours with bathroom / coffee stops, Argan oil cooperative, photo breaks (absolutely necessary as the trip showed radically different views from the city, with the splendor of the mountains, up to the desert). Lunch at the hotel of the film studios in Ouarzazate (not excellent but not bad either) and subsequent guided tour of the studios (certainly interesting for fans, a curiosity for non-cinephiles). Then a short stop in Ouarzazate and finally a visit for more than an hour to the kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, nothing short of wonderful! (not for nothing UNESCO World Heritage Site) Along the return journey (about 4 hours) with return at 21. The driver and guide Mostafa was very nice and available to give us all the information.

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January 7, 2020

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