Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip from Marrakech – 1 day



Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip Overview:

Go on this private Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou day trip. Enjoy a scenic drive over high and admirably snow-topped Atlas Mountains, across the breath-taking pass of Tizi n’Tichka, and through fertile valleys.

Learn about the rich history of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a backdrop for many Hollywood cinematic artwork, and explore Kasbah Telouet, some of it is in ruins while other parts a well-preserved and decorated by beautiful tiling work and Zellige craftmanship.

Learn about the interesting culture of southern Morocco and the Berber people. Stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire the scenery of the mountains and the Berber villages. You arrive back at Marrakech by the end of the afternoon.

Ouarzazate Day Tour from Marrakech Highlights:

  • Travel over the high Atlas Mountains and across the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass
  • Pay a visit to Kasbah Telouet and drive through the beautiful and fertile Ounila valley
  • Taste lunch in one of the many restaurants on the riverbank of the Salt River
  • Tour Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou with a local guide and explore its old housing
  • Drive through Berber villages and stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire the setting
  • Cross the Atlas Mountains to arrive back at Marrakech by the end of the afternoon

What is Included in This Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip:

  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned comfortable 4×4 car or a luxury minivan
  • Pick-up from and drop-off back at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Experienced Berber/ Nomad driver/ guide speaking English/ French/ Spanish/ Italian
  • Entrance fees and local guides in Kasbah Telouet and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Lunch with vegetarian and vegan options available
  • Experience a camel ride in Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is desired
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop whenever you wish

What is not Included:

  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Extras

Good To Know About This Ouarzazate Day Tour from Marrakech:

  • This day trip from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou can be customised to your individual interests
  • Free of hidden costs, cheap tourists’ traps, or forced shopping

Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip Itinerary:

Begin your day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in the morning. The driver will pick you up from your accommodation in a 4×4 air-conditioned car.

Enjoy a wonderful drive across the chain of the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass.

Along the road, you will witness dozens of Berber villages perched on the side of the mountains. Sometimes barely distinguishable from the mountain’s entourage itself.

The first scheduled visit will be to Kasbah Telouet. This kasbah has served as a palatial residence to the El Glaoui Tribe and the last Pasha of Marrakesh. Here, you will visit the kasbah with a local guide.

Afterward, a side road crossing the beautiful and fertile Ounila Valley leads to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Enjoy lunch in one of the many restaurants overlooking the Kasbah. Then, you will visit the kasbah with a local guide. He will provide teach you about the history of this site and points out interesting features. Including ‘The Gladiator’ and some scenes of the famous TV series ‘Games of Thrones’.

In the afternoon, you drive back to Marrakech alongside the high Atlas Mountains. Along the road, there will be plenty of stops at panoramic viewpoints for breaks and to take photos. You arrive back at Marrakech in the afternoon. Your Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou day trip will come to an end as your driver escort you to your riad.


Map of Day Trip to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou:


Prices Table

Number of Persons2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
Price Per Person115 €105 €95 €80 €75 €
Total Price230 €315 €380 €400 €450 €
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