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Full-Day Trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou
"This day trip takes you from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in a small-group tour right across the chain of the high Atlas Mountains and over the famous 'Tizi N'Tichka' passes 1412 miles (2260 meters) high the highest in the whole of Africa. All along the road you can see the Berber villages perched on the side of the mountains sometimes hardly distinguishable from the mountains themselves.As you reach the far side of the mountains the landscape changes dramatically becoming semi-arid and desert-like. Here is the Kasbah architecture with turrets on all the buildings adorned with grilled windows and soft peach coloured walls. These traditional houses are made of adobe highly suitable for the climatic conditions of the south.Following you journey through the beautiful valleys you will arrive at the ancient Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is a UNESCO world Heritage listed site. After visiting the Kasbah you will then journey onward to Ouarzazate
From EUR94.00
 
Private Day Trip to Kasbah Ait Benhadou from Marrakech
"As you reach the far side of the mountains the landscape changes dramatically becoming semi-arid and desert-like. Here is the Kasbah architecture with turrets on all the buildings adorned with grilled windows and soft peach coloured walls. These traditional houses are made of adobe highly suitable for the climatic conditions of the south.After the Tichka pass you leave the main road and take a side road to the Telouet Kasbah which belonged to the Lords of the Atlas the Glaoui family
From EUR95.00
 
Full-Day Tour from Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate
"This full day excursion starts from your hotel in Marrakech where your driver will pick you up and head into the beautiful High Atlas Mountains crossing the Tizi N’Tichka mountain pass. From here you will have amazing panoramic views of the Atlas Mountai an Arab fortress from the XI century and its Kasbah declared a world heritage site and historical treasure by UNESCO. The Kasbah at Aït Benhaddou is a good example of traditional berber architecture. Its strategic location allows us to observe a landscape riddled with colors and became a ma Ouarzazate which is an old military enclave is on the route of 1000 Kasbahs. Take a walk around this charming village and have a change to visit the cinema studios on your own. After a visit to Telouet
From EUR35.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Ait Ben Haddou

Off The Beaten Path

Tizi n’Tichka Pass

If you visit Aït-Ben-Haddou on a day trip from Marrakech, as many do (us included), you will take the N9 road across the Tizi n’Tichka Pass through the Atlas Mountains. To be honest, I enjoyed this...
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Telouet

Travellers from Marrakech to Ouarzazate (and vise -versa) often detour to Ait Benhaddou. Not far from this site is another place well worth stopping at for an hour or two- Telouet!The main reason for...
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suvanki
May 14, 2009

Tamdaght Kasbah

A further 7 km from Ait Benhaddou, of bitumen/tarmac road, is another Glaoui fortification the Tamdaght kasbah.I walked right around it as I was captivated by the almond blossoms in the valley below -...
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angiebabe
Feb 10, 2009

Almond blossoms at Ait Benhaddou

Visiting in February was fantastic for almond trees in full blossom around the area! - not just lots of snow on the mountains to get me excited, along with the blue blue skies great for even more...
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angiebabe
Feb 10, 2009

miss the touts and see some local life

Park your car at Auberge Cafe Restaurant Kasbah du Jardin further down the road past the main entrance and parking area to Ait Ben Haddou - plus the advantage of some palm trees in their parking area...
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angiebabe
Jan 06, 2007

A Different View

Most visitors to Ait Ben Haddou just cross the riverbed and go through the main gates. They'll wander around town and, if they're feeling energetic, might even climb to the ruin at the top of the...
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Sean1901
Mar 23, 2006
 
 
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The village itself

While I found that the experience of the Kasbah was slightly lessened by too many tourists and salesmen, the briefest of walks the other way was the complete opposite. The village itself was empty of...
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mafi_moya
Jul 12, 2004

Berber drum music

This is one guy i made friendship with in Ait Benhadou. My friend and I end up slepping in this guys store and made some cuscus for them. Of course my olives were not very good and many people got...
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johnsakura
Jul 12, 2003

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Tamdaght, 4 km d'Aît ben haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, 45000, Morocco
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Top 5 Ait Ben Haddou Writers

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johnsakura

"Ait Ben Haddou"
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angiebabe

"Unesco World Heritage site Ait Ben Haddou"
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globetrott

"My favorite place in Morocco"
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barryg23

"Home of the Famous Kasbah"
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sachara

"Ait Ben Haddou"
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