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day trip from marrakech to ait ben haddou article

Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Excursion

The best way to explore The Moroccan Sahara would be by visiting its fabulous its regions. Our Day Trip from Marrakech to Ait benhaddou would be the most exciting journey as you would wander through the endless Sahara enjoying the warm weather and the marvellous landscape.

Our Marrakech to Ait BenHaddou Day Trip, starts with an early pick up from your fancy Hotel in Marrakech to drive through the mountains passages, and theTizi n'Tichka pass, the gorgeous and the longest mountain pass linking Marrakech to the city of Ouarzazate, we will be passing the tremendous series of mountain chains and vertiginous roads that will take you though some of the High Atlas’ most beautiful sites over nearly 200 kilometres. On our Day Trip from Marrakech To Ait Benhaddou, we will be leaving behind us thousands of old Kasbahs and small villages with the most impressive landscape combining with both Sahara weather and Atlas mountains making the perfect destination for tourists all over the world.

We would stop in a small village in our way to taste that tremendous Berber breakfast before getting to the gorgeous large Kasbah. You will fall in love with the exotic architecture and very old buildings, The whole Kasbah is a "Ksar" A great and luxurious palace as an assembly of Kasbahs usually surrounded by giant walls. Ait Benhaddou was a vital station for the caravanes , transporting gold, silver, salt, spices and slaves from the depths of the African Sahara across Morocco and to Europe as well. The beauty of the place and its large ancient history make it the perfect touristic destination. Ait Benhaddou is also an international film studio for great movies and TV Series as, Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Babel, and Game of Thrones.

This historical site is the best place to shoot epic movies and also take some unique memorable pictures. After a comprehensive tour in Ait Benhaddou, we will continue to the marvellous Ouarzazate passing by the fascinating Kasbah of Taourirte, a beautiful historical site with amazing old Sahara places and also a home of great heroic stories and ancient history. The last destination on our Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou Day trip would be the marvellous Sahara town "Ouarzazate". The city is a an important cinematographic arts museum where alot of movies were filmed, in the city you can find all kinds of old pieces as every collection of exotic tools, costumes, cameras, and royal rooms used in the filming of movies. Our Day Trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate has ended with us turning back to Marrakech the gorgeous city, driving through the narrow paths and small villages in the sunset time offering a perfect romantic drive.