Private day trip from marrakech to ouarzazat kasbah ait ben haddou

This full day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate & Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is ideal for those of you who cannot spare more than one day to get a sneak of Morocco Sahara desert. Take this round trip of 400 km across the Atlas mountain range via the Tizi Ntichka pass at an altitude of 2269 meters above sea level. Marvel at the brilliant landscape views dotted with Berber villages. Visit the legendary fortified Berber village of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou and its sister town of Ouarzazate famous as the Hollywood of Africa.

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - CLA Studios
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco

    Your private full day tour of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou and Ouarzazate will start early in the morning (07h00 AM) with a pick up from your hotel / riad.
    Drive east of Marrakech crossing the windy high Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass. Numerous stops will be made along the way to enjoy the views, take photos, stretch your legs or drink a cup of coffee.
    Visit Ait Benhaddou village (where Star Wars were filmed). UNESCO as one of the world’s cultural treasures has classified the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou. It is studded with crenelated towers and its buildings decorated with geometrical motifs and are considered to be one of the most beautiful villages of this kind in Morocco. A program of restoration work is currently under way to encourage the population of the village, which is at present inhabited by just five families.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tizi n Tichka, Imlil Village, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco

    The tizi n'Tichka is a pass at 2,260 meters above sea level located on the road between Marrakech and Ouarzazate. It makes it possible to join the semi-arid regions of the south-east of the High Atlas from the more fertile plains of the edges of the Atlantic. we stop to take photos in a panoramic view

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draa Region

    continue to Ouarzazate, which marks the beginning of the Sahara desert. Visit Taourirt Kasbah. This former Glaoui residence, situated on the edge of the town, on the road to Morocco Sahara desert, is considered to be one of the most beautiful kasbahs of Morocco. It consists of a maze of luxury apartments, simple clay houses and crenelated towers, which are lavishly decorated with geometric motifs. Part of the fortified village is open to the public.
    After some time at leisure for a cup of mint tea or coffee, drive back to Marrakech later in the afternoon while crossing the High Atlas Mountains.
    Your Full day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou will end late in the afternoon by a drop off at your hotel or in the city center.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Taourirt Kasbah, Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco

    A magnificent vision than that of the Taourirt Kasbah, a complex tangle of walls of red ocher adobe and crenelated towers constituting a fortified sanctuary. Former residence of the Pasha of Marrakech, Thami El Glaoui, it has benefited from a restoration program initiated by Unesco. Many films have also been shot in this extraordinary setting

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: CLA Studios, N10, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco

    CLA Studios was created in 2004, in partnership with Dino de Laurentis, Cinectittà and Sanam Holding.

    CLA Studios offers an optimal and complete configuration for major cinematographic and television productions, thanks to its facilities and services; Film sets, dressing rooms, various workshops, huge outdoor sets, offices, restaurants ... All the needs of a large production!

    Ideally located in Morocco, in Ouarzazate, CLA Studios takes advantage of the assets of the region. Varied landscapes, from the desert to the oases, passing by the mountainous reliefs and the green plains, that under an omnipresent sun, in the extraordinary light.

    No wonder internationally acclaimed filmmakers like David Lean, Bernardo Bertolucci, Martin Scorsese, Ridlye Scott or Oiliver Stone chose CLA Studios as their location.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure time: 07:00 local time from your hotel
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by visitar marruecos

Activity ID: V-214619P5

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