Day Tour from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou

Duration

1 Day

Group size

Private Tour

Starting location

Marrakech

Ending location

Marrakech

Overview of  Day Tour from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou :

On your memorable private Day Tour from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou. You will experience the majestic mountains of the High Atlas, the Tizi n Tichka pass, and the desert’s natural surroundings.

Visit the well-known Ait Ben Haddou and the kasbahs of Ouarzazate, popularly known as the “Hollywood of Morocco.” This is the ideal private day trip from Marrakech and the best way for anyone who wants to experience many of Morocco’s diverse landscapes in one day.

During this fabulous day excursion from Marrakech to the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate. You will stroll and discover historical locations. Additionally, you will learn about the region’s ancient landmarks and secret berber culture with the assistance of your professional and expert private tour guide (Morocco history & Cinema industry).

Day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou Highlights:

Drive through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n Tichka.
Pass via the High Atlas mountainous, berber villages and admire the breathtaking scenery.
Explore Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah with an expert local tour guide.
Visit the Ouarzazate city and explore its film studio. and
Visit the historical Kasbah of Taourirt.

Included/Excluded

  • Private A/C 4x4 Vehicle or Minivan+ fuel
  • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

Tour Plan

Ouarzazate & Ait Ben Haddou Day Tour from Marrakech itinerary:

We'll leave Marrakech at 8 a.m., and then our drive will take us through the High Atlas Mountains. You'll be captivated by the window of our car as we wind over the mountain roads as the craggy beauty and height of these peaks capture your attention.

Before arriving at the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, we will have the opportunity to stop and snap pictures of the magnificent scenery from a few of the little Berber villages that are located along the way. Although it will be a few more hours before we will arrive there, the view will never cease to be breathtaking.
The Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a fortified village, which contains a few marketplaces and merchant residences. It will be a guided tour of this historic structure. Similar to Ouarzazate, which will be the following stop on this tour, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a widely sought-after location for Hollywood
production companies and film crews.

You'll understand why it serves perfectly as a backdrop for a number of movies. The old fortified village of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou was used in the films Sodom and Gomorrah (1963), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), and The Jewel of the Nile (1985).

The next stop on our adventure-filled day is Ouarzazate, where we will have a tour and see the movie studios. Many film producers choose Ouarzazate as their preferred setting due of the historic structures, magnificent landscapes, and breathtaking vistas. While exploring the ancient Kasbahs, which are golden clay structures, one gets the impression that they have traveled back in time. Don't be amazed to see Hollywood film crews filming here.

The Bond classic Living Daylights (1987), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and The Last Temptation of Christ 1988) are some of the popular movies that were filmed here. In the afternoon, we will head back to Marrakech and drop you off at your accommodation. The end of our day trip from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou kasbah.

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