Trip to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate: 2 Simple Days


Embark on an unforgettable excursion to Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate, where the magic of the Sahara Desert meets the grandeur of the Atlas Mountains. This two-day getaway will transport you to a world of ancient ksars, towering kasbahs, and vibrant Berber villages.

Traverse the dramatic Tizi n’Tichka Pass, a gateway to a land steeped in history and traditional architecture. Explore the UNESCO-listed Ait Benhaddou, a masterpiece of earthen construction and a backdrop for numerous Hollywood blockbusters.

In Ouarzazate, the “Hollywood of Morocco”, step into the world of film studios and wander through the Taourirt Kasbah, once the residence of the powerful Glaoui clan. Unwind amidst the serene beauty of Fint Oasis, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the desert landscapes.

This guided tour promises a journey through time and a cultural immersion you won’t soon forget. So pack your bags and get ready for a Moroccan Kasbah Adventure that will leave you spellbound.

Trip to Ait Ben Haddou Detailed Itinerary

Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou

  • Morning: Departure from Marrakech, journey through the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (highlight scenic views)
  • Afternoon: Arrival in Ait Benhaddou, guided tour of the ksar, photography tips, sunset viewing options
  • Evening: Dinner and overnight stay in Ait Benhaddou.

Ouarzazate and Fint Oasis

  • Morning: Breakfast, depart for Ouarzazate, visit Taourirt Kasbah and Cinema Museum
  • Afternoon: Explore the Fint Oasis, learn about Berber culture and traditions
  • Evening: Return to Marrakech, reflections on the trip

Itinerary map

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