From Marrakech: Day Trip to Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou

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Step into a world of cinematic magic and ancient history on a day trip to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate. Explore ancient kasbahs, and uncover the secrets of Morocco's silver screen.


  • Cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass in the Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the well-preserved Aït Benhaddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Discover Ouarzazate's Atlas Studio, where Gladiator and The Mummy were filmed


Explore the charm of local villages, the majesty of natural landscapes, and the iconic Kasbah Ait Benhaddou fortress on this captivating day trip from Marrakech. Travel in style and comfort in an air-conditioned van or car equipped with Wi-Fi, ensuring connectivity throughout your journey. Prepare to be enchanted by the enchanting world of cinema with a visit to the renowned Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate. Your adventure begins with a convenient pickup from your Marrakech accommodation between 7-8 AM. Settle into your spacious vehicle and marvel at the breathtaking scenery as you journey into the Atlas Mountains. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture with a stop at the quaint village of Ait Ben Barka nestled amidst the picturesque countryside of Toufliht. Explore the area alongside your knowledgeable driver, who will guide you through the highlights of your itinerary. Enjoy some leisure time to relax before crossing the Tizi n'Tichka pass. Pause to capture stunning snapshots of mountain vistas from the lofty heights of the pass, standing at an impressive 7,415 feet above sea level (2,260 meters). Continue your odyssey to the Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate, the largest film studio in the world and a renowned location featured in the acclaimed TV series Game of Thrones. Indulge in some free time to explore the studios at your own pace or snap photos of the ruggedly beautiful local landscapes. Afterward, treat yourself to a delicious lunch at one of the area's finest restaurants, offering exceptional cuisine and panoramic views. Conclude your day of discovery with a visit to the legendary Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Morocco's most extraordinary fortresses. Relax in comfort as you journey back to Marrakech in your air-conditioned vehicle, cherishing the memories of a day filled with scenic wonders and cultural delights.


Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle Professional driver Wifi onboard

Important Information

  • Our drivers and guides are primarily bilingual in English and French. Please note other languages may not always be available. The STUDIO is not always available.

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