Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah & Ouarzazate Day Trip From Marrakech
Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate Day Trip : Itinerary:
This fascinating city is located in the southern edge of the high atlas where, desert and mountain meet. And the history of morocco is closely linked to this city, because it’s the cradle of the great Moroccan dynasty. In the 11th century, almoravid warriors, who set out from south to extend their empire from Senegal to Spain, and built many fine building such as the koutoubia mosque in morocco and the Giralda of Seville in Spain( the 12th century). On order to get it, the team (the guide and driver) will meet you in your destination( riad or hotel), after having your breakfast ,the main road which connect Marrakech to Ouarzazate goes along a large number of conventional berber villages , and spectacular valleys not only, but also the magic of high atlas range, with its famous mountain pass , the highest in African north (2260m high) where you’ll stop for taking photos, on the one hand, the variety of the panoramic views, and on the other hand the zigzag road that you’ve passed while riding , after a short break on the top, we’ll start going down to explore the real traditional life of southern berber people by enjoying their typical architecture and palaces. Instead of heading to Ouarzazatedirectly we’re going let you discover Ounila valley with its world heritage sites, starting with Telouat village in order to visit the glaoui palace (the nest of eagle) where wignston cherchl and franckline rozvelt had been to before. And Ait Benhaddou palace wich was built by almohad dynasty (the 12th century) and has been repaired by Elglaoui, where many American movies have been shot, such as the mumy, gladiator, Alexander, Jesus of Nazareth ,,,,etc, and it has been a world heritage since 1987. The lunch will be in a berber restaurant at the same place.
After that we’re heading to Ouarzazate city, otherwise berber Hollywood to discover the most typical city in morocco, with its Kasbahs( fortified castles ) cinema studios and museum , once you visit the city, we’re going to come back towards Marrakech from another road until down the Tichka mountain pass again, with stopping wherever and whenever you want . The team will drop you in Marrakech whence they took you from, after an unforgettable trip.
Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate Day Trip: Schudele :
*Pick up at 7:30 a.m and 7:00 in winter months.
*Drop off at 6:30 p.m. 5:30 in winter months.