Discover countless kasbahs, and enjoy views of mountains, arid plains, lush oases, and red earth villages that characterize this region. Visit the important Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, and see the filming location of several Hollywood movies.
What to Expect
After a pick-up at your accommodation in Marrakech, you’ll travel by private vehicle across the High Atlas Mountains to the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. The drive will take you via the Tizi n’Tichka pass, which at 7,415 feet is the highest pass in Northern Africa.
Located at the meeting point of the valleys, Ouarzazate is the nerve center of a vast region of Southern Morocco.
Hollywood blockbusters such as Alexander the Great, Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and others have been filmed at Ait Benhaddou, taking advantage of the spectacular scenery of this place that’s been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
After Ait Benhaddou, your journey continues to the city of Ouarzazate, best known for its film studios. Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and the medina, as well as the cinema museum.
Choose to have lunch either in the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou or in the city of Ouarzazate. All of the options provide panoramic views of the kasbah and the old town.
After a tour of Ouarzazate you’ll head back to Marrakech.
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees to the museum and Taourirt kasbah
- Gratuities (optional)