Day Trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou


This 1-day trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah is right for people who cannot spare quiet at some point but anxiously wish to urge a glimpse of the majestic desert of Morocco. Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site that was a perfect place for several Hollywood blockbusters.

Travel across the High Atlas range by a comfortable 4WD or minivan following the traditional caravan routes and pass a series of lush oases, spectacular kasbahs, and imperial fortified villages. Marvel at one of the world’s cultural treasures classified as a UNESCO world heritage site and thus the backdrop to many Hollywood movies, the fortified Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.

Visit the grandiose Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate, which is a historic fortified residence Once there, you can test camel riding skills during a festival of laughter and showing you the important hospitality of the Moroccan desert (Not included in the price).

Discover the scenic great thing about the High Atlas Mountains on a 1-Day Trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou.

Highlights of Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip

  • Inspire the splendid Atlas Mountains landscapes

  • Visit the UNESCO World heritage Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou

  • Discover Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate

  • Visit Ouarzazate film studio

Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou - 1-Day Trip

High Atlas Mountain Pass and Berber Villages

Embark on an adventure from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou, traversing the High Atlas Mountains via the renowned ‘Tizi N Tichka pass’ at 2,260 meters, the highest in Africa. Witness the picturesque Berber villages nestled on the mountainside, blending seamlessly with their surroundings.

Scenic Transition and Kasbah Architecture

As you cross the mountains, experience a dramatic change in scenery, transitioning to a semi-arid and desert landscape. Admire the Kasbah buildings, each home adorned with towers, grilled windows, and vibrant colored walls, constructed from adobe, perfectly suited for the southern climate.

Visit to Ait Ben Haddou - UNESCO Heritage Site

Arrive at the traditional Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site known globally as the Moroccan Hollywood. This historic location has been the backdrop for famous films like "Game of Thrones," "The Jewel of the Nile," "Lawrence of Arabia," "Gladiator," and more.

Guided Tour of the Fortified Town

Explore the incredible fortified town crafted from adobe and stones, embarking on a panoramic walk with a knowledgeable guide. Marvel at the diverse views, expansive landscapes, and the striking contrast of colors that define this area. Relishing a meal amidst this captivating landscape adds to the overall experience.

Program Itinerary of the 1-Day trip Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou

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Additional info about Marrakech to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou Day Trip

  • - Comfortable shoes for walking, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts, and a warm jacket are appropriate for this trip.​

  • - Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • - Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

  • - Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • - Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.