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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
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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

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Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou is the place to go for travellers who want to experience the beauty of the desert. The city is the gateway to this magnificent oasis, providing visitors an opportunity to ride camels...
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visit a kasbah inside the village of kasbahs

For 5 dirham you can go up inside to the top of a kasbah and get a basic idea of the layout in which up to 4 families lived in these fortified homes.Its rather dark especially down in the lower areas...
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Entrance to the fortified village of AitBenHaddou

Down the cobbled path with the (hustlers) shops with the usual scarves, pottery, jewellery, rugs and all sorts of trinkets and anything sellable on either side and then cross the river - which may be...
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Stop at the viewpoint for a panoramic view

When approaching the village of Ait Benhaddou there is a viewpoint with parking area on the right side of the road - pull in here for great views of the multilevelled old town of multi kasbahed Ait...
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What's real and What's not?

Viewing Ait- Benhaddou from the front entrance, or from above - the fortified wall of the exterior looks like it is part of the history of this architecturally preserved Ksar. Well, the impressive...
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View from The Granary

Climbing to the top of the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou is well worth the effort, for the views over the hammada (stony desert ), the Palmyra landscape, and views over the riverbed.The Granary-or Agadir is...
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Meet the donkey!

I first spotted this donkey as we approached the Ksar - it was carrying water bottles up a pathway near the entrance, guided by its owner..Later, while enjoying a glass of mint tea in one of the...
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Ait Ben Haddou

Ait means 'belonging to'. So this is the Ksar of Ben Haddou!This Unesco protected Ksar is well worth a visit, whether to recognise the place from some of the block buster films that have featured this...
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Ait Benhaddou - The Granary (or Agadir)

Apparently, invading troops didn't kill the inhabitants of the kasbahs or ksars outright, instead they stole their grain etc, therefore starving to death the inhabitants - Nice eh?So at Ait Benhaddou,...
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step inside the houses

Stepping inside of the houses of the old part of Ait ben haddou is mostly no problem at all, as these houses are mostly not used any more for living by the local population. You will learn a lot about...
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a lunchbreak at Ait Ben Haddou & a young lady

on a ROTEL-bustour through Morocco we made a lunch-break just opposite of Ait Benhaddou. There is a river we had to cross before beeing able to visit the old town, and we have been told, to cross it...
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The "Street of the Casbahs"

Between Ait Ben Haddou and Zagora you will find the so-called "Street of the Casbahs", a series of old clay-villages but none of them is as big as Ait Ben Haddou and most of these clay-houses in the...
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stop, whenever you see a local day-market

Local markets in Morroco are an absolute must !These markets are held once a week somewhere on a big square inside or even completely outside of the small villages. We were lucky to pass by such a...
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All houses were made just of straw and clay

All of the buildings that you will find inside the old town of Ait Ben Haddou were made of nothings else than just clay and staw, mixed with water, pressed togeather and finally dried in the sun.Look...
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