The Ait Benhaddou Day Trip - Old Famous Kasbah
The Ait Benhaddou Day Trip – History Tour
The Day trip to Ait Benhaddou day trip is one of our recommanded day trips. It is a well known old Kasbah, thousands of tourists visit it every year. The Ait Benhaddou day trip starts from Marakech city. The Guide will join you to the lobby of your Riad or Hotel at 07h30 am. After you had your breakfast, we will start our journey towards Ait benhaddou Kasbah, We will cross the Atlas Mountains and many Authentic Berber villages to reach one of UNESCO’s preserved international monuments since 1987. This is a popular Kasbah (a fortified village) in the area surrounding Ouarzatozate.
During your Day Trip to Ait Benhaddou, you will cross the mountain pass of Tizi n Tichka, 2260 metres high, full of exquisite snow peaks during the winter time.
Your guide will take you to Telouet Kasbah, owned by the Glaoui Family during the time of French colonization. You will resume your journey and stop to take photos in Ounika valley, which used to be a road for caravans to Ait benhaddou.
Upon your arrival at Ait benhaddou, you will have time to walk with your guide around the Kasbah and the village where many international films were produced, including “Gladiator” and “Lawrence of Arabia”.
You will then have your lunch in a lovely local restaurant, before walking to the top of the Kasbah, before being escorted back to Marrakech.
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- Good choice for families
- Vegetarian meal option available
- Berber Villages
- Atlas Mountains