Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip
Explore Tizi n’Tichka, the Atlas mountain pass & Berber Villages.
Day Trip Overview
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou day trip is a recommended day trip. And Ait Ben Haddou is a well known old Kasbah, thousands of tourists visit it every year. The day trip to Ait ben Haddou starts from Marrakech 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 ben Haddou 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 Ouarzazate. On your way to this historical monument, you will cross the mountain pass of Tizi n Tichka, 2260 meters high, full of exquisite snow peaks during the wintertime. Your guide will take you to Telouat 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 ben Haddou. Upon your arrival at Ait ben Haddou, 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. Note: for those who are interested in spending two days in Ait ben Haddou, for a more comprehensive exploration and discovery, then you can benefit by booking directly online.
Day Trip Inclusions
- Private air conditioned Toyota Landcruiser or similar plus fuel.
- The services of a professional and experienced English speaking driver and/or guide.
- Pick up and drop off from your accommodation.
Departure & Arrival
- Pick up Time : 7:30 am Winter Time / 8:00 Summer Time
- Drop off : Around 7:30 pm