Aït Ben Haddou day trip grant you a precious chance to explore one of the most beautiful and ancient Kasbahs in Morocco. Your trip starts from Marrakech, pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech in suitable time, then hit the road to Aït ben Haddou by crossing the high atlas Mountains Tizi n Tichka ( 2262 m ). Aït Ben Haddou is a fortified city, where is the former caravan trade road between the Sahara and Marrakech and other cities.. It has been under the protection of UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Get a chance to walk inside the Kasbah and explore its beautiful structure and architecture. Then having lunch, after lunch get back to Marrakech.
• Cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass in the Atlas Mountains
• Visit the well-preserved Aït Benhaddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site
• Discover Ouarzazate, where Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator and The Mummy were filmed
• Enjoy the perfect nature and amazing landscapes during your day trip
Cross the magnificent Atlas Mountains to discover two of Morocco’s most beautiful deserts. In an air-conditioned van, see ogle canyons, palm groves and mountain villages. Cross the impressive Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass, at a height of over 2000 meters.
Start your day trip with pickup from your Marrakech accommodation from 7-8 AM. Hop inside your air-conditioned car and soak up the scenery as you travel into the Atlas Mountains.
Your first stop will be at a small village called Ait Ben Barka near the amazing natural areas surrounding Toufliht. Explore the area with your driver and learn about the schedule for your trip, and the sights that you will see on your trip. You'll take a little break to enjoy the beauty of this natural landscape and get excited for the next part of your journey.
The second stop on your tour will be the Tizi n'Tichka pass, 7,415 feet above sea level (2,260 meters).
Your third stop will be at Atlas Film Studios at Ouarzazate. This is the largest film studio in the world, famously featured in the TV series Game of Thrones. You will have the opportunity to visit the studios to explore on your own. You'll be able to learn more bout the actors and films that have been filmed here, and take some pictures of the unique Moroccan scenery in the area.
After the studio, you will go for lunch at one of the best restaurants in the area, with excellent prices and stunning panoramic views. The next and last visit after lunch will be at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, recognized as a UNESCO site and one of the most extraordinary kasbahs in Morocco.
You'll end your day of scenic views and memories by relaxing in your comfortable air-conditioned vehicle on your drive back to Marrakech. You'll be dropped off at your accommodation in Marrakech between 8-8:30 PM.