- Drive across the High Atlas Mountains
- Enjoy the scenery of snow capped Atlas peaks and Tizi Ntichka Pass
- Explore the Berber fortified village of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou
- Visit Ouarzazate and its film studios
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Our trip will start early morning 7H00 AM to spend an day in Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou and Ouarzazate a pick up from your hotel /riad.
Drive east of Marrakech crossing the windy high Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass.
To enjoy the trip we will stop many time to watch lot of Sightseeing and panoramic view, take photos, stretch your legs or drink a cup of coffee.
Visit Ait Benhaddou village (where Star Wars were filmed). UNESCO as one of the world’s cultural treasures has classified the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou. It is studded with crenelated towers and its buildings decorated with geometrical motifs and are considered to be one of the most beautiful villages of this kind in Morocco. A program of restoration work is currently under way to encourage the population of the village, which is at present inhabited by just five families.
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From here, continue to Ouarzazate, which marks the beginning of the Sahara desert. Visit Taourirt Kasbah. This former Glaoui residence, situated on the edge of the town, on the road to Morocco Sahara desert, is considered to be one of the most beautiful kasbahs of Morocco. It consists of a maze of luxury apartments, simple clay houses and crenelated towers, which are lavishly decorated with geometric motifs. Part of the fortified village is open to the public.
After some time at leisure for a cup of mint tea or coffee, drive back to Marrakech later in the afternoon while crossing the High Atlas Mountains.
Your Full day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou will end late in the afternoon by a drop off at your hotel or in the city center.