FULL DAY TRIP TO OUARZAZATE AND KASBAHS FROM MARRAKECHDeparture from your accommodation in Marrakech for a day trip to Ouarzazate and old kasbahs, we will cross the high Atlas Mountains and it's dramatic views and changing sceneries and landscapes of the berber villages settled in the foothills of the high mountains. This full day trip to Ouarzazate includes a visit of the old world heritage site kasbah of Ait ben haddou, after lunch in a local restaurant we will continue to Ouarzazate city (Hollywood of Africa), here we will visit the cinema studios (optional) and another old uniscou kasbah of Taourirte.
HIGHLIGHTS• Travel to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou from Marrakech
• Stop in a Berber village for a coffee break
• Round-trip transportation provided
• Private guide for a more personalized experience
ITINERARYWe will leave Marrakech early at 7 AM, we will cross the High Atlas by the road of the Tichka pass (the highest road in Africa 2260 M) where we will admire the summits of the High Atlas Mountains and the beautiful Berber villages with traditional houses of adobe. We will arrive at the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, the most famous of these fortified Palaces in the region (Many other fortified Kasbahs dates to many centuries ago). It is a sand castle bordered by almond trees in bloom, recognized for its extraordinary beauty even by UNESCO, which is marked as world heritage sites. We will visit and discover the charm of its impressive Kasbah. This world heritage served as a natural setting for several films: Lawrence of Arabia, the Mummy, Gladiator ..., after lunch in a local restaurant we will continue to Ouarzazate and visit the Kasbah of Taourirt another fortified ksar (palace) or enter the cinema museum to discover why Ouarzazate is known as the «Hollywood of Africa ". The full day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate is started as early as possible (it is recommended) to take advantage of the day especially in winter that the days are shorter.
- Additional info Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Spoken languages (English)
Cancelation policy :Flexible: Cancel up to 3 Days in advance for a full refund
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Private English speaking driver
- transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Lunch and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)