excursions

Ait Ben Haddou Day Tour

  Published : 2016 - 02 - 07

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Today’s trip takes you through breathtaking countryside via Tizi N Tichka mountain pass – the highest pass in North Africa. The trip is a total contrast you will see a different side of life and an insight into how Berbers live and used to live…we programmed to you to  visit  a Berber house that was an interesting insight into their way of life. We will discover area which is characterized by the beauty of its various landscapes. We will visit the famous Ait Ben Haddou , which is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then you will enjoy a tour of Ouarzazate city. This name is the Berber word for “no noise.” Ouarzazate is a quiet province with broad streets. You would find it interesting to visit the Finnit Oasis to the south of Ouarzazate which has the beautiful Pise-ksour. It also houses the Casbah of Taourirt which was built in the 18th century and renovated in 1994. You can also find the Krupps field guns that were used by Glaoui to secure power. You can also visit the Atlas film studios that lie 6km outside Ouarzazate. It is a huge studio covering about 30,000m large piece of desert. It is open to public on most of the days and you may even be able to catch a glimpse of filming of some movie. There have been movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Star Wars, and Gladiator that have been filmed here in part or their entirety. It is also popular location for movies that require the desert scenes.then in the end of the day we return  back to Marrakech.

COST : 160 Euro .

THIS INCLUDES :

  • Traveling in air –conditioned vehicle with an experienced English speaking driver/guide.
  • Pick up point in your Hotel o Riad.

It doesn’t include: lunches, drinks, and tips.



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