1 Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah From Marrakech

Day Trip From Marrakech

1 Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah From Marrakech

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Experience an amazing 1 day trip to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah from Marrakech. We’ll pick you up from your hotel or riad in Marrakech and head towards the Kasbah by crossing the High Atlas Mountains. Once we reach Ait Ben Haddou, you’ll enjoy a magical walk inside this ancient Berber architecture. Ait Ben Haddou is one of Morocco’s oldest Kasbahs, famous for its appearances in movies like Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. It’s been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987. After lunch, we’ll begin our journey back to Marrakech, dropping you off at your accommodation upon arrival.


Depart from Marrakech:

Begin your 1 day trip to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah from Marrakech in the morning. You have the option to rent a private car or join a guided tour with transportation included.

Drive through the High Atlas Mountains:

Take in the breathtaking views as you drive through the scenic landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains. Marvel at the rugged mountains, deep valleys, and charming Berber villages dotting the route.

Tizi n’Tichka Pass:

Pass through the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, the highest mountain pass in North Africa. Take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah:

Upon arrival at Ait Ben Haddou, you’ll discover a village crafted from clay and stone. Wander through its narrow alleyways and marvel at the impeccably preserved architecture of the kasbah.

Explore the Kasbah:

Stroll through the winding streets of Ait Ben Haddou, adorned with traditional houses, quaint shops, and artisan workshops. Your guide will enlighten you about the rich history and importance of this ancient kasbah.

Enjoy the Views:

Climb to the top of the kasbah for panoramic views of the surrounding desert landscapes, including the Ounila River valley and the distant Atlas Mountains.

Free Time and Lunch:

After the guided tour, you’ll have some free time to explore further or have lunch at one of the local restaurants. Taste traditional Moroccan dishes while taking in the atmosphere of this historic site.

Return to Marrakech:

Depart from Ait Ben Haddou in the late afternoon to return to Marrakech. Enjoy the scenic drive back and arrive in Marrakech in the evening.

Customize your 1 day trip from Marrakech to Ait ben haddou

Tailor your experience to your preferences and schedule. Also, think about booking a guided tour with transportation and an informed guide to enrich your visit to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.

What is included in the tour price :

    • Pick up and return services form your Hotel/Riad
    • Guided tour in the Kasbah.
    • Lunch in a local restaurant near by the Kasbah
    • A confortable air conditioned Minibus or a 4×4.

Key Details of 1 day Trip :

    • Duration : 1 Day
    • Instant Confirmation
    • Available – Fill Booking Form to Reserve
    • Live Guide (optional)
    • private morocco tours services
  • Departure
    Trip From Marrakech
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 08:00 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 18:30 PM.
  • Included
    1 Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah From Marrakech
1 Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah From Marrakech
1 Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah From Marrakech, Meet at 7:30 from Hotel / Riad in Marrakech and head for the Atlas Mountains through the Tijinutika Pass. A spectacular road with stunning views of the Atlas snow-covered peaks. When you get off, you will arrive at Ait Benhaddou, which has been a World Heritage Site of Morocco since 1987. Ait Benhaddou's Kusor (Amazigh village) was once an important stop along the caravan route, carrying salt from Sahara and gold and ivory when returning. It is the best preserved and well-enhanced Kasbah. Several films have been filmed there, including The Mummy, Alexander, Heaven, and Prince of Persia. After visiting Kasbah there, you'll have lunch at a local restaurant, past the desert of Ouarzazate, and visit Tauril Tekasbah, Atlas Film Studios, and Cinema Museum. Around 4 pm, we will return to Marrakech through the Atlas Mountains.


Value For Money

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please note: due to the long distances, approximately 8 hours will be spent driving each day
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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