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From Marrakesh: Aït Benhaddou Day Trip

1. From Marrakesh: Aït Benhaddou Day Trip

If you are planning to reconcile with nature and explore the beautiful history of our country while having fun on your one-day vacation, then our site is just perfect for your needs. Before going to Ait ben haddou, let us pique your interest first by taking you on a virtual tour. First we will visit the Ait ben Haddou Kasbah where we can witness the beauty of ancient Moroccan architecture. The colorful history and design of the structure will expose you to the more traditional side of Morocco. It is a lot different from the Marrakech which is more modern. To add to the excitement, this Kasbah is also famous as a filming site for different TV shows and movies like Game of Thrones, Gladiator, and Lawrence of Arabia. We will be having our delicious lunch in a restaurant in Ouarzazate that is by the Taourirte kasbah. This location was also used during the production of the movie Star Wars. After enjoying the day in all those beautiful locations, we will go back on the road and travel back to Marrakech. We are expected to arrive in Marrakech at 7 o’clock in the evening. Upon arrival in Crimson City, you can relax and enjoy your stay while remembering the adventures during the day.

Ait Benhaddou and Telouet Kasbahs: Day Trip from Marrakech

2. Ait Benhaddou and Telouet Kasbahs: Day Trip from Marrakech

Experience Ait Benhaddou and Telouet Kasbahs day trip from Marrakech. Criss-cross the Atlas Mountains and take the road to the Sahara Desert on the old caravan routes. See colorful villages with houses erected from mud. See trading outposts, local art, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites featured in Hollywood blockbusters. Ride over the famous Tizi-n-Tichka, see Berber villages, and watch as the landscape changes drastically, becoming semi-arid and desert-like as the chain of the Atlas mountains acts as barrier against the Mediterranean climate of the north. Take a side road to the Telouet Kasbah, which belonged to the Pacha of the Atlas, the Glaoui, and was left to ruin after the departure of the French armies. Marvel at the tiled walls, fluted pillars, painted wooden ceilings, and colored glass windows of the reception rooms. Enjoy lunch at Ait Ben Haddou along the newly asphalted road. Once in the village, get a closer look at the Kasbah's turrets, grilled windows, and soft peach coloured adobe walls. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, the most famous of all Moroccan kasbahs, due to its appearance in many Hollywood blockbusters. This was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road caravan routes, where traders brought slaves, gold, ivory, and salt from sub-Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. Before leaving Ait Benhaddou, take one last glimpse of the village from a distant point offering a panoramic view.

Private 2-Day Desert Trip with Camping & Camel Trekking

3. Private 2-Day Desert Trip with Camping & Camel Trekking

Day 1 Your Hotel-OUARZAZATE-ZAGORA (6 hours drive) This program begins at 7am from your Hotel. Firstly you take the road towards Zagora via Ouarzazate. We stop at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah taking in the magical places described on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Youcontinue, heading into the Draa Valley renowned for its Ksour and Kasbah. Finally you arrive at Zagora, where you wil enjoy riding a camel for 1.30 hours at sunset. You round off this wonderful day enjoying a delicious traditional dinner beneath the bright desert stars before retiring to sleep in a Berber tent under the endless sky. Day 2 Zagora-Your Hotel (7 hours drive) You take a typical Berber breakfast early in the morning in Zagora before mounting your camels into the dunes to watch the sunrise. Later you head back to through the Atlas Mountains by road to The Pearl of The South and end at your Hotel.

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4.3 / 5

based on 69 reviews

Very good experience, I recommend 100% this visit. Magnificent landscapes all along the road and especially on arrival in Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate.! Magic...... Thanks to Lahcen who was super friendly and very professional. He taught us a lot about Morocco, his country that he loves so much... it was very enriching. We ate in a great restaurant to treat ourselves to typical dishes. It is certainly necessary to make a lot of road, (Col du Tichka to cross), but it is really worth it....We left at 8 am and returned at 8 pm. A very nice day. Thank you again for everything Lahcen.... Cécile