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  • Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate Day Tour
  • Day Trip Ouarzazate and Ksar Ait Ben Haddou - Atlas Trekking Morocco

From Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate Day Tour

Full day from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate in one day tour, Kasbahs and Film Studios visit. The day Tour requires an early start, about 7h 00 am with approximate return time to Marrakech around 6h pm. The tour will wind through the High Atlas Chain passing through the open mountain pasture of the Tizi N Tichka pass, known as the “Gateway to the Sahara” so you will be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes with local villages and elevated scenery of the surrounding areas during your journey.

marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah & Ouarzazate Day Tour

Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah Day Tour 

This forgotten Kasbah holds a labyrinth of opulent rooms. Maintaining a ghost of the splendor and glory of what it once beheld. Then you will continue driving through the amazing Onilla valley which was once a major caravan trading route to reach The Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou. The best example about the greatest berber architecture – a photographer’s paradise.

Declared and preserved by the “UNESCO” like a World Heritage site in 1987. It is no surprise that it has been the location for many epic films, such as Lawrence of Arabia (1962). The Living Daylights (1987), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Mummy (1999). Gladiator (2000), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Kundun (1997), Hanna (2011), and much more.

Marrakech to Ouarzazate Day Tour “Film Studios”

The Experience of  Ait ben Haddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate Day tour continue on the afternoon to explore “ Ouarzazate ”. Which is a large city and is the capital of the Ouarzazate Province. It has a beautiful Medina typically constructed with the local red clay and it lies on the threshold of the Sahara. Sometimes known as the ‘African Hollywood’ it is home to the Atlas Studios, which you can also visit. One of the largest film studios in the world, where epic films such as the ones mentioned above, are made.

ait ben haddou day trip

You may also want to visit the Taourirt Kasbah. A magnificent palace built in the 19th century. 

Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip at a Glance:


  • English speaking guide.
  • Lunch
  • Ground transfers by  4×4 / minibuses : ( hotel – trek – hotel
Not included.
  • Travel insurance
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses
  • Entrance fees

* This Ait ben haddou Day trip runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.
* We usually have several trips departing each week that you may join if you are a solo traveler,  

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