Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip: Telouet, Atlas – 1 day

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Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou day trip from Ouarzazate – overview:

Go on this one-day trip from Ouarzazate to the former palace residence, Kasbah Telouet, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site and Hollywood favorite film location in Morocco, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.

Enjoy a wonderful drive over the Atlas Mountains and through fertile valleys, learn about the rich history of these two locations, and the interesting culture of southern Morocco, and stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.

Day trip to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and Teouet – highlights:

  • Drive over the High Atlas Mountains, along fertile valleys, and through Berber villages
  • Discover the former palatial residence Kasbah Telouet and the beautiful Ounila Valley
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site and Hollywood film location, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Visit Ouarzazate and stop by the Film Studios
  • Enjoy the scenery of snow-capped Atlas Mountains peaks and Tizi n’Tichka Pass

What is included in this day trip to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou & Telouet:

  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned Toyota Prado Tx or Deluxe minivan and Fuel
  • Pick-up from and drop-off at your hotel or riad in Ouarzazate
  • Experienced Berber/ Nomad Multilingual-speaking driver/ guide
  • Entrance Fees and Local guides in the relevant places
  • A Camel ride in Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is desired
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop whenever you wish
  • Lunch with vegetarian and vegan options available

What is not included:

  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Extras

Good to know:

  • This day trip from Ouarzazate can be customized to accommodate your particular areas of interest
  • Free of hidden costs, cheap tourists’ traps, or forced shopping
  • The entrance fee to the Atlas Film studios are 60 Dirhams per person (Not included in the price)

Price details

Number of persons2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
Price per person125 €115 €105 €95 €95 €
Total price250 €345 €420 €475 €570 €

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Ouarzazate to Ait Ben Haddou and Telouet day trip- itinerary:

Start your Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou day trip by a morning departure from your hotel in a 4×4 air-conditioned car. Our first scheduled stop will be Cinema Studios where you can admire and photograph the film locations of some Hollywood blockbusters.

After a 45 min drive, we arrive at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a favorite film location for many Hollywood movies, including ‘The Gladiator’, ‘Alexander’, some scenes of the famous TV series ‘Games of Thrones’. Here, you will explore the Kasbah with a local guide for greater insight into the history of this site.

Afterward, we continue our Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou day trip through the beautiful and fertile Ounila Valley, where is it possible to go for a walk. We arrive at Kasbah Telouet, which has once served as a palatial residence to the Glaoui Family and the Lord of the Atlas.

After lunch, visit the kasbah to discover this historical site. As you will notice, some parts of the kasbah are in ruins while others are still attached and are very reminiscent of beautiful tiling, traditional craftsmanship, and Zellige art.

In the afternoon, we return to Ouarzazate, driving over the high Atlas Mountains and via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. We arrive back at Ouarzazate by the of the afternoon.

Map of Ait Ben Haddou from Ouarzazate:

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