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Private Driver From Marrakech To Ouarzazate Ait-ben-Haddou

During this full private day trip to ouarzazate and ait benhaddou from Marrakech and explores the authenticity and hidden parts of Morocco, visit the fortifies village of Ait Ben haddou preserved and classified world heritage of UNESCO, as well as the visit of the Kasbah Taourirt built in the 17th century and the famous cinema studios of Atlas studios.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy the beautiful landscapes while driving through the high atlas.
  • Visit Taourirt’s Kasbah and the cinema museum.
  • Visit of the famous Unesco Kasbah of Ait-ben-Haddou.
  • Discover the most beautiful scenes of villages and mountain views
  • Visit the cinema studios of Ouarzazate and discover some international movies shot there.
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch by the river in a local restaurant

Itinerary for full-day trip from marrakech to ouarzazate and Ait-ben-Haddou

Departure early in the morning for your day trip to ouarzazate and Ait-ben-Haddou, from your accommodation in Marrakech at 8 AM and drive towards Ouarzazate through the High Atlas and reach the Tizi N’Tichka pass, 2260 meters high, the highest road crossing in Morocco, it connects Marrakech Saharan regions whose Ouarzazate is the crossroads.

We will stop for a visit to the famous fortified city of Ait-ben-Haddou. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kasbah has been the backdrop for many films:

  • the Diamond of the Nile
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Sodom and Gomorre
  • the Jewel of the Nile
  • Jesus of Nazareth
  • the Mommy
  • Gladiator
  • 7 days in Tebet
  • Alexander the Great
  • Babel…

After the visit of the fortified village of Ait-ben-Haddou we will continue to the city of Ouarzazate to explore another Kasbah built in the 17th century and visit the cinema studios, then we will stop for lunch in a local restaurant before Free time to enjoy a mint tea and enjoy the green valley and beautiful views of the high Atlas peaks.

The cinema is welcome by the inhabitants of this region as a source of additional income for the work they perform as extras in the films.

In this area, between the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert, one can find several kasbahs all of the color of the sand and forming small Berber villages that take advantage of the abundance of water from the Atlas to its small crops and animals.

Return to Marrakech at the end of the day.

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    4/28/2019

    star rating  I thrully recommand Dris, always smilling and on time! The best way to discover Marrackech easely and safely

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    2/27/2019
  • star rating  we were a group of 7 and for our transportational needs and tours this agency was the perfect choice. our driver Ahmed was very helpful, patient, punctual and friendly. we... read more

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    11/07/2019

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    5/22/2019
  • star rating  We just finished our tour with Ahmed and it was great!!! Ahmed is super punctual, really nice, answered all our questions and is an excellent driver. We modified our tour... read more

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    8/22/2019

    star rating  Our contact Driss was very helpful in putting together our custom day trip. He had great communication planning the trip as well as making last minute changes to accommodate... read more

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    2/25/2020
  • star rating  Trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, Ait-BenHaddou and Tamdaght The idea to spend only one day in these towns (including the way there and back) was pretty ambitious, but... read more

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    5/28/2019

    star rating  We hired a private driver to drive a family of 6 from Casablanca - Fes - Merzouga - Ouarzazate - Marrakesh. Communication with Driss was very prompt and clear. ... read more

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