Ait Benhaddou & Ouarzazate Excursion

  • Duration : 1 Day

Embark on a journey to explore the architectural marvels of Ouarzazat and its famous fortresses or Kasbahs, like Tighermin. Discover the magic of the city and its unique culture as you visit the picturesque Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and other interesting places like Tichka and the Cinema studios. With our private tour, you can enjoy the VIP treatment and be accompanied by a fully qualified and accredited driver guide who will help you experience the best of Ouarzazat and Kasbah Ait Benhaddou.

Marvel at the scenic route via the Tichka Pass, standing at an impressive 2260 meters above sea level, and soak in the lifestyle of desert nomads. Explore the city of Ouarzazat and enjoy a visit to the cinema museum and studio, while learning about the rich cultural heritage of the area.


Explore the High Atlas Mountains via the scenic Tichka Pass.

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou and its picturesque Kasbah.

Discover the unique architecture and culture of Ouarzazat.

Enjoy a visit to the cinema museum and studio in Ouarzazat.

Experience the lifestyle of desert nomads.


The day trip starts with a drive through the High Atlas Mountains, passing through Berber villages nestled in the mountains. Then, travel off-road along the salted Ounila Valley, covering 4 kilometers of rocky terrain to reach the Kasbah d’Ait Ben Haddou, which is a natural backdrop for many famous films. Walk and cross the dry riverbed with your guide to get a bird's eye view of the kasbahs. After lunch at Ait Ben Haddou, head towards Ouarzazate to visit the Taourirt Kasbah, another of Pasha Laglaoui's Kasbahs, which was used as the American Embassy in Yemen for the movie "Rules of Engagement" and a few scenes from "Star Wars." Finally, visit the Cinema studios in Ouarzazate before returning to Marrakech via Tizi n'Tichka.

Price Included

  • Air-conditioned and comfortable private vehicle (4x4 or minibus)

  • Professional and qualified driver

  • Departure and return to your place of residence

Price Excluded

  • X Lunch

  • X Optional guide at Kasbah Ait Benhaddou

  • X Entrance fees to monuments

  • X Optional activities

  • X Soft Drinks

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