Ouarzazate & Ait Ben Haddou
General Information :
FULL DAY TRIP TO KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU AND OUARZAZATE FROM MARRAKECH :
Aït Benhaddou is an ighrem (fortified village in English) (ksar in Arabic), along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. Most citizens attracted by the tourist trade live in more modern dwellings in a village on the other side of the river, although there are four families still living in the ancient village. Inside the walls of the ksar are half a dozen (Kasbahs) or merchants houses and other individual dwellings, and is a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture.
1 Day Trip To Ait ben haddou :
Aït Ben Haddou day trip gives you an opportunity to discover one of the most beautiful and oldest Kasbahs in Morocco. the driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech then take the road to Aït ben Haddou by crossing the high atlas Mountains Tizi n Tichka ( 2262 m ). Aït Ben Haddou is a fortified city, or palace (ksar), along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. Most citizens living in the area now live in more modern dwellings in a nearby village. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. You will have a visit of this Kasbah to explore the Berber architecture. Then you will have lunch, after lunch taking the road back to Marrakech