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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.

Tripadvisor reviews & recommandation

  •   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

      We travelled with Moroccan Private Excursions for ten days. Our driver Ahmed Sharif was simply amazing. Nothing was too much trouble for him. A fantastic driver and always on time.... read more

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    4/28/2019
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    Nimz88
    9/15/2019

      The trip from Marrakesh thru desert and in Fes was amazing! Ahmad made several stops along the way, knew all the best places to eat with reasonable prices, he was... read more

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    8/22/2019
  •   We used Driss and his services for our transfer to our hotel. Out of the few companies I contacted Driss was the first to get back in contact with... read more

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    1/28/2019

      Used to get us form the airport to our villa, or to discover some great place in Marrakech, drivers were always waiting us on time and each time, played great... read more

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    2/25/2019
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    10/02/2019

      I had a wonderful trip very well organized and visited five cities: Casablanca Rabat Meknès Fès and ending with Chefchaouen ! The driver Chérif was excellent et organised great guides... read more

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    3/31/2019