OUARZAZATE & AIT BEN HADDOU
Ouarzazate The Door Of Desert
Morocco Break Holidays invites you to enjoy an excursion to Ouarzazate. Enjoy a fabulous journey from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, where you will experience breath taking views of valleys and desert landscapes. Ouarzazate is known as a gateway to the Sahara Desert. Its huge Taourirt Kasbah, home to a 19th-century palace, has views over the rugged local landscape, which features in several movieslike Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. You will travel to ouarzazate via Tizin’Tichka (2260m), the highest pass in North Africa. Discover a remarkable area characterized by the magnificence and beauty of its varied landscapes. You will stop for a visit of the famous (Kasbah) fortified city of Ait-Ben-Haddou. Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will also get to enjoy a visit to the city of Ouarzazate, whose name is the Berber word “no noise.” Visit Taourirt and Tiffoultoute which were the former residences of Glaoui (Old Pasha of Marrakech). Then, you will have lunch at a local restaurant before we drive you back to Marrakech.
Things To See, Enjoy, And Live In Ouarzazate
Our driver will take you from your Riad or hotel in Marrakech at 07:00 am. We will travel towards the High Atlas Mountains. We will cross the Tichka pass, it is a curvy road on 2260 m High Mountain. Many Berber villages are located in this area. We will pause to take some pictures in this wondeful area. Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah is a UNESCO site and backdrop for many western movies, it is near a salty river. This Kasbah has served as a setting place for famous movies like Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Scorpion King and others. This fortress is a corner stone in Morocco’s South history. We will wander among its lanes and you can take pictures from a scenic place in the Kasbah. We will spend one hour walking through the Kasbah.Then you will have chance to take Another pause for lunch in a restaurant with a scenic view over Ait Ben Haddou’s Kasbah. After the second pause, we go on to Atlas Studios. It is a studio where movie makers work on movies. Here, we find customs of many western movies. Our trip will goes on to Ouarzazate city to visit Taourirt’s Kasbah. It was formal residence of Morocco’s south ruler. Here, you will know about Kasbah’s history. And how does a ruler of a kasbah lives inside it. Our drive reaches to Tifoultot’s Kasbah, a ruin Kasbah in the south of Morocco. By 04:00 pm, we will leave Desert’s Gate to go back to Marrakech, Palm’s capital or the red city. We pass from Tichka pass again to set feet in Marrakech at 07:00 am, our driver drop you off in your hotel or Riad, which concludes our services.
• This trip is a visit to Desert’s Gate.
• It is around 12 hours long.
• You see scenery Kasbahs.
• Pass the magical High Atlas Mountains.
• Enjoy a full day in exotic places.
What Is Included?
• Pick up and drop off from your accommodation.
• Transport with professional driver.
• Air conditioning and very comfortable vehicle.
• Quality of service.
• Personal expenses
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