day trips from Marrakech to Ouarzazate

Day trips from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, If you are staying in Marrakech Morocco, then it is well worth taking a day trip to Ait Benhaddou to visit the ancient kasbahs and marvel at this scene which seems straight out of a desert movie. In fact, Ait Benhaddou has played host to the epic movie, Gladiator, the hit series Game of Thrones and many more famous films. Ait Benhaddou is an ancient, fortified, red earthen village along a former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. Driving from Marrakech, it is reached by via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass through the Atlas Mountains.

Discover the chain of the High Atlas Mountains, the famous Tizi-n-Tichka, the highest in North Africa, the Berber villages perched on the side of the mountains and the Kasbahs that illustrates the traditional habitat, representative of the Southern Moroccan culture. During this day trip to Ait Ben Haddou from Marrakech


This 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.

Marrakech Ouarzazate DAY TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Drive across the High Atlas Mountains
  • Enjoy the scenery of snow capped Atlas peaks and Tizi Ntichka Pass
  • Explore the Berber fortified village of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou
  • Visit Ouarzazate and its film studios

DEPARTURE / RETURN  LOCATION ☞ from Marrakech airport or your hotel,

Marrakech DEPARTURE TIME: ⚑ Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.

RETURN TIME ☞ At approximately 19h:30 PM.

WEAR ☞ Hiking Shoes, Camera(optional), Sun Hat and Sunglasses


✓ Vehicle

✓Hotel / Hostel Pickup

✓Fuel tank

✓Ait Benhaddou trip from Marrakech with English speaking driver

✓Pick up &Drop off

✓Local guide in Ait Ben haddou to show you around and help you with the hike


✓Free stops when you want

✓Pick up &Drop off

NOT INCLUDED ✗Entrance fee,✗Tips,



Travel from Marrakech to Ouarzazate by air-conditioned Minibus, and venture into the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and reach the impressive Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, declared a world heritage site and backdrop of numerous films. At Ouarzazate, Morocco, the door to the Sahara desert, you will visit the ancient Taourirt Kasbah, a Palace of 300 rooms, and the famous Atlas Film Studios

1 Day Trip To Ait ben haddou from marrakech:

Aït Ben Haddou day trip gives you an opportunity to discover one of the most beautiful and oldest Kasbahs in Morocco. the driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech then take the road to Aït ben Haddou by crossing the high atlas Mountains Tizi n Tichka ( 2262 m ). Aït Ben Haddou is a fortified city, or palace (ksar), along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. Most citizens living in the area now live in more modern dwellings in a nearby village. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. You will have a visit of this Kasbah to explore the Berber architecture. Then you will have lunch, 


The first attraction worth visiting the Kasbah of Taourirte, a beautiful and well preserved construction that holds many heroic stories and ancient history, the entrance fee is 20 dh per person and you have the option pay a local guide to get some added value and the stories the largest Kasbah of Morocco and home to former Pacha Glaoui, ruler of the region has to tell. The second attraction in Ouarzazate is the cinematographic arts museum, situated just in front the previous Kasbah, is a massive collection of tools, costumes, cameras, VFX technics and chambers used in the filming of movies. The entrance fee to the museum is 30dh per person, and it is also possible to take a local guide to explain the site. After the museum, we will head back to the entrance of the city, where the Atlas Studio site lays, this is where actual film making happens, but the museum is more interesting, because the studio is usually empty outside shooting times, and forbidden during the shooting. The trip comes to end here and you take the road back to Marrakech to arrive around sunset. The driver will drop you off at your hotel or any place of your choice in the marrakech city.




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