1-Day Trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou
Day Trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou
This 1-day trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah is right for people who cannot spare quiet at some point but anxiously wish to urge a glimpse of the majestic desert of Morocco. Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site that was a perfect place for several Hollywood blockbusters.
Travel across the High Atlas range by a comfortable 4WD or minivan following the traditional caravan routes and pass a series of lush oases, spectacular kasbahs, and imperial fortified villages. Marvel at one of the world’s cultural treasures classified as a UNESCO world heritage site and thus the backdrop to many Hollywood movies, the fortified Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
Visit the grandiose Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate, which is a historic fortified residence Once there, you can test camel riding skills during a festival of laughter and showing you the important hospitality of the Moroccan desert (Not included in the price).
Discover the scenic great thing about the High Atlas Mountains on a 1-Day Trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou.
Highlights of Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip
|Duration||Depart & Arrival Time||Price/person||Starting & Ending Location|
|9 hours||- 08:30 AM|
- ≈ 18:00
Program Itinerary of the 1-Day trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou
Our 1-Day trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou takes you from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou through the series of the High Atlas Mountains and over the popular ‘Tizi N Tichka pass’ which passes 2,260 meters high, the highest in all of Africa. Along the way you’ll see the Berber villages located on the mountainside, sometimes barely distinguishable from the mountains themselves.
As you reach the other side of the mountains, the scenery varies drastically, becoming semi-arid and desert. The Kasbah building with towers in every home, decorated with grilled windows and simple colored walls.
These traditional houses are made from adobe, very suitable for the climate of the south.
After a tour of the gorgeous valleys, you’ll reach the traditional Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, which may be a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Worldwide referred to as the Moroccan Hollywood thanks to the famous films that were shot there, among them “Game of Thrones (2013)”, “The Jewel of the Nile (1985)”, “Lawrence of Arabia (1962)”, “The Kingdom of Heaven”, “The Mom”, “Alexander the Great (2004)”, “Babel (2006)”, “Gladiator (200)”…
When discovering this incredible fortified town built with adobe and stones, you’ll enjoy a panoramic walk together with your professional guide.
Observe different views, get spectacular landscapes as far because the eye can see, and admire the incredible contrast between the colors. Eating around this stunning landscape also will be pleasant.
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FAQ of the 1-Day Trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou
The driving distance from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou is: 175km
To confirm the 1-Day trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou, we require a little deposit to be paid over PayPal or Payoneer to our account, the balance is payable in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equal in dollars or dirhams.
Is it possible to pay the entire with PayPal?
Usually, we request the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution. we will in some cases accept the complete payment via Paypal however a 5% fee is going to be applied to hide the additional transaction charges. just in case you’re considering this method, it’s best to rearrange the payment before the tour.
Is it possible to pay the entire with Payoneer?
Yes, we accept the entire cost with Payoneer in some cases and it is free of charge.
For a full refund, cancel a minimum of 15 days beforehand of the beginning date of the experience.
Reviews about the 1-Day Trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou
Nice day trip to kasbah ait ben haddou
We had an excellent excursion from Marrakech to ait ben Haddou, we actually had a tremendous time discovering one among the foremost beautiful kasbahs in Morocco, we recommend Morocco tours agency for an excellent excursion in ait ben Haddou.
Ait Benhaddou day tour from Marrakech
My wife and I lately booked a 1-day trip Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou kasbah via the Ounila river valley and Telouet (highly recommend going to Ait Benhaddou this way). Our driver, Youssef, was excellent. He arrived at our Riad on time, very secure driver, spoke English properly, and was very informative about the Atlas Mountains and the Kasbahs.
He provided us good information on their heritage which helped us appreciate the sites even more. He gave us tours of the Kasbah in Telouet and led us all the thanks to the highest of Ait Benhaddou, so we didn't get to pay any extra for guides at either place.
Best Day excursion to Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou kasbah
In addition to the historic villages and Kasbahs, Omar, our driver, also brought us to a number of co-ops where we could see where some of Morocco's main goods are made (Berber silver, carpets, argan).
We enjoyed seeing the co-ops but sometimes we felt awkward because we weren't sure if we were obliged to shop for something. Omar did help us barter at one place, so you can do your shopping while sightseeing (although as with everything in Morocco, I have no clue if we got a good deal).
Overall, we had a great trip with Omar.
Full-Day Tour to Telouet and Ait Benhaddou
The pick from our Riad was prompt as promised at 8:30 AM. There was just one other family in our van beside us. It is often an extended day due to the 4-hour journey, especially through the Atlas Mountains. Our guide, Hassan kept it lively giving information about Morocco.
Seeing the movie sets in Ouarzazate and therefore the historical site of Ait Ben Haddou made the long drive worthwhile. The local restaurant suggested by Hassan for lunch was fair and clean.
We were dropped off at our Riad by 6:25 PM. Overall, it had been an excellent excursion from Marrakech and something that ought to be seen while visiting Morocco.
Amazing Day Trip to Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate
We had a fabulous time and our guide was very knowledgeable about the area and pointed out lots of really interesting sites as we were traveling.
Experiencing snow in the mountains was amazing. The day trip was very comfortable in a private.
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