DAY EXCURSION TO KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU OUARZAZATE
Luxury Day Trips From Marrakech
The Kasbah Ait Benhaddou is preserved perfectly and it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. It is about 4 hours drive from Marrakech. The tour starts from your hotel, along the Tizi-n-tichka 2260 m. through the twists and turns of the mountain and you will reach one of the most spectacular ksours (fortified village). The Kasbah Aït Benhaddou is situated on the trans-Saharan caravan route. This old walled village was occuped by many Berber families. It is really wonderful the walk up to the loft overlooking the village, with 360 degree views of the valley. Drive another 22 km you will reach the city of Ouarzazate, home of the Atlas Film Studios, where famous movies were done, such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy. then you’ll make a break for lunch in a local restaurant with fantastic views of the old Kasbah of Taourirt, the palace lived by the last pacha of Marrakech. In the afternoon you can visit the Atlas Studios. We come back to Marrakech at sunset.