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Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate: Private Day Trip from Marrakech

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30 reviews

Activity provider: Marrakesh Travel Services

Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate: Private Day Trip from Marrakech

Activity provider: Marrakesh Travel Services
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From US$ 143.64 US$ 122.09 per group up to 2

Visit Aït Ben Haddou's UNESCO-listed kasbah, and also Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Morocco. Cross the Atlas mountain chain at Tizi n'Tichka pass.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, French
Pickup included
Pickup at hotels and riads in Marrakech is provided.
Private group


  • Visit Aït Ben Haddou and Toaurirt Kasbah, both UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Explore Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Morocco
  • Cross the Atlas Mountains at Tizi n'Tichka pass
Full description
Cross the High Atlas Mountains by the Tizi n'Tichka Pass, 2,260 meters above sea level. See Berber villages perched on the side of the mountains, hardly distinguishable from the mountains themselves. On the far side of the mountains the landscape becomes desert-like. Admire the kasbah architecture featuring turrets, grilled windows, and peach-colored adobe walls. Continue to the ancient kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop in Ouarzazate, known as Morocco's Hollywood. Movies filmed there including Diamond of the Nile, Lawrence of Arabia, Kingdom of Heaven, The Mommy, Gladiator, Seven Days in Tibet, Alexander the Great, Babel, and others.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou
  • Taxes
  • Lunch and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and to bring sunscreen and a camera
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

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My wife and I went to visit Marrakech on the December Bridge 2019, and we hired this private excursion. Wonderful trip, in which you can get to know the Morocco that you do not see in the guides: towns, people, landscapes ... as well as being able to cross the High Atlas through the highest mountain pass in all of North Africa. We were able to count on the experienced driving of Abdessamad, of whom we can say that, in addition to being a Great Guide (he offered us explanations of everything we asked him and more) he is an even better driver. The roads were NOT easy at all, especially when you have to cross the High Atlas on a road under renovation and through a port with the characteristics of Alto de Tichka, and despite my wife being fearful and I distrustful, at NO time did we worry some (in fact, my wife fell asleep on the return trip, and for that to happen, she has to go very quiet). My congratulations to GetYourGuide for being able to count on Abdessamad.

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January 14, 2020

It was a long journey, not least because of the large road construction site. The driver was very attentive, the mountains and the two Kasbah's worth seeing. We saved the film museum. I would have liked to take a short detour to the solar power plant / solar tower Noor 3 (240 m) in Ouarzatate. Due to our limited knowledge of English and the equally limited knowledge of English of our driver, we were unfortunately unable to do this. PS: The guide in Ait-Ben-Haddou was somewhat unmotivated and taciturn.

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December 6, 2019

I was not told anything about the meeting point. The customer care of Get Your Guide (very poor), only sent an email to the local TO (how to wash your conscience). Fortunately, I contacted the guy who took me the day before on another excursion. He made a call and was able to tell me where to find me. Apart from that, it's an experience I recommend: breathtaking views. Not recommended for those suffering from car sickness. A big hello to my friend Abdelslam.

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November 12, 2019

Product ID: 113458