This full-day trip from Marrakech is perfect for those who cannot spare more than one day but anxiously wish to get a glimpse of the majestic desert of Morocco. All entrance fees and attractions tour guides are included. Travel across the High Atlas mountain range by minivan following the ancient 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 the backdrop to many Hollywood movies, the fortified Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Visit the grandiose Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate. Once there, your majestic camel will be waiting to carry you like an Arabian king, testing your camel riding skills in a festival of laughter and showing you the real hospitality of the Moroccan desert.

Tour Program:

Day 1: Ait-Ben-Haddou and Ouarzazate : Day Trip from Marrakech

 This day trip takes you from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou through the chain of the High Atlas Mountains and over the famous ‘Tizi N’Tichka’ which passes 2,260 meters high, the highest in all of Africa. Along the way you can see the Berber villages located on the mountainside, sometimes barely distinguishable from the mountains themselves.
 As you reach the other side of the mountains, the landscape changes drastically, becoming semi-arid and desert. Here is the Kasbah architecture with turrets in every building, adorned with grilled windows and soft peach-colored walls. These traditional houses are made of adobe, very suitable for the climatic conditions of the south.
 After a tour of the beautiful valleys, you will reach the ancient Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. worldwide known as the Moroccan Hollywood due to the famous films that were shot there, among them “Lawrence of Arabia”, “The Jewel of the Nile”, “The Kingdom of Heaven”, “The Mom”, “Alexander the Great”, “Babel”, “Gladiator”, “Game of thrones” …
 When discovering this incredible fortified town built with adobe and stones, you will enjoy a panoramic walk with your professional guide. Observe different views, get spectacular landscapes as far as the eye can see and admire the incredible contrast between the colors. Eating around this stunning landscape will also be pleasant.

Price Includes

  •  Pick up and drop off at your hotel/airport
  • Transport in A/C car 4×4 or minibus
  •  English speaking driver and guide

Price Excludes

  •  Lunches and drinks
  •  Plane tickets to and from Morocco
  •  Travel insurance
  •  What is not included in program