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Day Trip to Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou from Marrakech

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Discover the Moroccan deserts on a day trip to Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou with round-trip transfers from Marrakech with a professional driver/guide.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a full-day trip to Ouarzazate, also called the door of the desert, and the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou with round-trip transfers in an AC van.

  • Get insights from your driver/guide about the Tizi-n-Tichka pass and make a photo stop here to capture pictures at 7,415 feet above sea level.

  • Visit the Atlas Film Studios at Ouarzazate, the world’s largest film studio, famously featured in the TV series Game of Thrones.

  • Head to the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, sculpted from traditional mud bricks and fortified by walls of dark red pisé.

  • Fun Fact: Apart from Game of Thrones, Ouarzazate has been the filming location for other hits such as Gladiator, Asterix and Obelix, Aladdin, and Alexander!

Inclusions

  • Full-day trip to Ouarzazate & Ait Benhaddou

  • Round-trip transfers

  • AC vehicle

  • Professional driver/guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

A Scenic Drive to Ben Barka

Soak in the gorgeous scenery of the natural landscapes and the local villages on the 4-hour drive from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou. A professional driver/guide will share interesting facts about all you see throughout your comfortable drive in an air-conditioned vehicle with WiFi access. Visit Ben Barka, a small village near the hilly countryside of Toufliht, where you can stretch your legs and explore the area before crossing the Tizi n'Tichka pass.

Discover the Atlas Mountains & Ait Benhaddou

The Tizi n'Tichka pass is a gateway to the Sahara Desert, with skyscraping Atlas mountain peaks paradoxically capped with snow despite the country’s extreme temperatures. Head to Ouarzazate, where all the Game of Thrones fans will be thrilled to visit the Atlas Film Studios, the largest film studio in the world, famously featured in this TV series. Spend some time wandering around on your own and later savor delicious Moroccan food at one of the best restaurants in the area at your own expense. Your trip ends at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture dating back to the 11th century. Hop back in your comfortable air-conditioned vehicle as you take home memories of this incredible experience.

Important Information

  • Bring along your sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, water bottle, and scarf.

Restrictions

  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users, or pram/stroller users.

  • The experience is restricted for guests aged 5 and under, with back and neck issues, heart conditions, and pregnant women.

  • Note that the following are not allowed during this experience: pets.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Hôtel Restaurant Café de France.

  • Address: J2G7+G2G jamaa el-fnna, Rue des Banques, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Jamaa El Fna. It is a quick 6-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #L2, #L3, #L4, #L5 and more to get you there.

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