During this private day trip to Unesco Kasbah and Atlas Mountains, you will have a chance to explore the fortified village located on a rocky edge on the edge of the valley which is a striking example of earthen architecture and traditional pre-Saharan habitat. An iconic location for film shoots in the region: Game of Thrones, Babel, Gladiator, and many more, the ksar is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
|DESTINATION||Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 08:45 AM for a prompt departure at 09:00 AM|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:00 PM|
|DRESS CODE||Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and sun glaces|
Your driver/guide will pick you up from your Hotel or Riad in Marrakech after breakfast, to start your adventure day tour to Ouarzazate and Kasbah, we will cross the Tizi n’Tichka pass road, the highest road in Morocco and all of North Africa. Shortly after the pass, you leave the main road to reach the village of Telouet; where we will stop to visit the ancient kasbah of Glaoui which, for five centuries, controlled the passage of caravans bringing to Marrakech the products of sub-Saharan Africa.
After exploring the site, we will continue driving through the Onnila valley with its adobe villages settled at the foothills of the mountains. Upon arrival, to the Kasbah ait ben haddou, we will stop to enjoy a traditional lunch in a local restaurant, then, start our visit to explore the unesco site, the world heritage fortified village located on a rocky edge on the edge of the wadi which is a striking example of earthen architecture and traditional pre-Saharan habitat.
An iconic location for film shoots in the region: Game of Thrones, Babel, Gladiator, and many more, the ksar is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
after we head back to Marrakech passing through the road Tizi-n-Tichka (2260 m), one of the most breathtaking main roads of southern Morocco with its adobe villages hung on the mountainside, it’s incredible reliefs with changing colors.
We arrive at Marrakech at the end of the afternoon.
Raul Maldonado –
This day trip to Ouarzazate was unforgettable highlight in Morocco i do recommend it to every body, i really enjoyed every thing was included in the program thanks to Marrakech 7 Trips guides and drivers