Authentic Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate day trip highlights:


Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate day tripWelcome to Mrocco; an excursion to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah is one of the most popular destinations from Marrakech imperial city. Our friendly tour guide / driver will pick you up from you accommodation in Marrakech in order to take you to explore and visit one of the authentic Kasbahs in the South East of Morocco on an great Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate day trip, traveling through the high Atlas Mountains ZigZag road and Tizi n Tichka pass at an altitude of 2260m. In fact, this is the highest road mountain pass in North Africa and follows an old caravan trail. Numerous stops to take amazing pictures of panoramic views and small Berber villages, and stops for rest on the way to the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou.

Arrive at Ait Benhaddou Kasbah and village, it is an ancient, fortified, red earthen village along a former caravan route between Morocco desert Sahara and Marrakech. Ait Benhaddou Kasbah worth a visit, it is probably the  second most famous attraction in Morocco, right after desert Sahara that every traveler who travel to visit Morocco must not miss. It was inscribed as UNESCO world heritage site in 1987, it has played host to the epic movie, Gladiator, the hit series Game of Thrones, and various Hollywood blockbusters and cinema productions. Have time to experience this famous Kasbah in the South East of Morocco; a fortified fortress built from adobe, stones, you will enjoy a scenic walk through its alleys. Climb to reach the top of the hill, where you will appreciate a wonderful and panoramic view of the whole valley and Kasbah. Watch spectacular landscapes as far as your eyes can see, and admire an incredible contrast between colors. In the afternoon; we will leave this amazing fortified traveling to Marrakech via High Atlas ZigZag road again. Drop you off at your accommodation in Marrakech, or any other place of your choice. End your amazing Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate day trip services, after you had discovered and visited the beauty and charm of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah.

Tour itinerary maps:

Main attractions of the trip:

  • Drive across high Atlas mountains Zigzag road.
  • Enjoy picturesque Berber villages.
  • Discover the best top things to do in Ait Benhaddou.
  • Enjoy stunning views of the spectacular valleys
  • Explore Ait Benhaddou Village.
  • Take lovely pictures of amazing landscapes
What’s included in private tour price:
  • Pick up and drop off at / from your hotel, Riad, airport or any other desired location.
  • Private transport in a comfortable and air conditioned vehicle.
  • Experienced and friendly tour guide / driver.
What’s excluded in private tour price:
  • monuments entrance fee
  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
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