Ait Ben Haddou DayTrip and Ouarzazate Desert Tour from Marrakech. Drive into the mountains through Tichka Pass to visit the Kasbah of Ain Ben Haddou at Ouarzazate and many traditional Berber dwellings.
Your English speaking driver will pick you up around 08:00 AM from your Riad to enjoy Ait Benhaddou Day Trip.This day tour from Marrakech is perfect for those who want a glimpse of the desert and the beautiful kasbahs built by the Berbers. Three hours drive takes you to the gateway of Sahara, traversing the Tichka pass in the High Atlas. The steep mountain hillsides are clustered with fortified villages (Kasbahs). You’ll spend the afternoon exploring the UNESCO world heritage site of Aït Benhaddou, used as a backdrop for shooting more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old salt caravan route where traders brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharian Africa to Marrakech and beyond. enjoy lunch (optional) at a local restaurant overlooking the village .After lunch you’ll visit the old Pacha Glaoui Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
This kasbah has an amazing story behind, intrinsically linked to the formation of Morocco as a country in the 20th century.. Later on; you will be transferred back to your Riad in Marrakech arriving by around 8 PM.