Find incredible desert landscapes on the way to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah as you go from Marrakech to Ouarzazate on the best private day trip.
In the great Moroccan south rises the majestic Ouarzazate; A striking mix of oasis, spectacular Atlas mountain views, kasbahs, and UNESCO World Heritage sites.
A private day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou; Is perfect for those of you who cannot spare more than one day to get a sneak of Morocco’s Sahara desert. Hold then this round private Marrakech day trip of 400 km across then the Atlas mountain; Range via the Tizin’nTichka pass at an altitude of 2269 meters above sea level. Marvel at the brilliant landscape views dotted with Berber villages.
Explore Ait Ben Haddou village; Where many films were filmed during your private Marrakech to Ouarzazate day Trip. The city of Ouarzazate is experiencing then a boom in tourism and film. The Berbers are the first inhabitants of this region; Ouarzazate has an international airport and is accessible by road from Marrakech (4 hours by bus, 3:30 by taxi) via the Tizi n’Tichka; The south to the middle Drâa valley, and beyond to the Saharan desert.
On this Private day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou, you Cross the Taourirt Kasbah is located then on the edge of the town. On the road to Morocco Sahara desert, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful kasbahs of Morocco. Section of the fortified village is open to the public.
Well, This old Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou is a covered then the village that holds about half a dozen market areas and merchant families. Alike the city of Ouarzazate – Which will be then the next stop on this private day trip – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou; Is a very famous place for Hollywood film crews and production organizations. Along the way, you can then admire the Berber villages in the High Atlas Mountains – 4 Kms of off-road rocks. Take a walk and cross the dry river, climb up to admire the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
On this private day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate via Ait Benhaddou you will cross, filmmakers who choose to film their pictures here; Not only because of its desert landscapes, studios, Kasbah and Ksour, the qualified film technicians; But also the quality of light is what brings them here. The sunlight is so radiant and dazzling in Ouarzazate; Which encouraged the government to invest in building a solar plant. One of the biggest in the world is to produce clean energy.
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel at 7:30 am to start your Private day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, in an air-conditioned very comfortable car; At 8:00 am departure from your hotel in the direction of Ouarzazate, the Porte du grand sud, at the crossroads of the Drâa and Dades valleys, invites you to embark on an adventure. A super-production at rest. We are waiting for the engine! Besides, there they are, the big producers, on the premises of Atlas Corporation Studios, ready to show you the sets of some of the most famous scenes in cinema. Beyond, it is the desert wind, the fennecs who hunt between the rockeries, the blond dunes which undulate near Merzouga, the large markets dating from Erfoud, the oasis of Tinghir, the gorges of Dades and Todra, the Kasbah of Taourirt, that from Tifeltout, the Drâa valley, the sun. Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, the former home of the pasha of southern Morocco. It is necessary to provide clothes and shoes convenient for the climatic changes.
Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate might not be available to visit in certain times due to film crews using the whole studio
Please kindly note that 7.5 hours drive are involved in this trip, not counting stops
The journey to Ourzazate is very tiring, please make sure you are ready to spend 7.5 hours in the car before you book this trip