- A/C modern vehicle driven by an English speaking driver / guide
- Pick up / drop off at your hotel/ riad
- Guided tour of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou
Your private Day tour Marrakech to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou and Ouarzazate will start early in the morning ( 07h00 AM ) with a pick up from your hotel /riad.
Drive east of Marrakech crossing the windy high Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass. Numerous stops will be made along the way to enjoy the views, take photos, stretch your legs or drink a cup of coffee.
Visit Ait Benhaddou village (where Star Wars were filmed). UNESCO as one of the world’s cultural treasures has classified the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou. It is studded with crenellated towers and its buildings decorated with geometrical motifs and is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages of this kind in Morocco. A program of restoration work is currently underway to encourage the population of the village, which is at present inhabited by just five families.
From here, continue to Ouarzazate, which marks the beginning of the Sahara desert. Visit Taourirt Kasbah. This former Glaoui residence, situated on the edge of the town, on the road to Morocco Sahara desert, is considered to be one of the most beautiful kasbahs of Morocco. It consists of a maze of luxury apartments, simple clay houses and crenellated towers, which are lavishly decorated with geometric motifs. Part of the fortified village is open to the public.
After some time at leisure for a cup of mint tea or coffee, drive back to Marrakech later in the afternoon while crossing the High Atlas Mountains.
Your Full day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou will end late in the afternoon by a drop off at your hotel or in the city centre.
People that possess the US, Canadian, UK, Australian and Europian nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.
You can wear clothes that are adequate for each season in Morocco. – You can check the information about the weather in Morocco.
Up to 24 hours before the departure free cancellation and full refund,
Agafay Desert is about 40km from Marrakech Via R 212.It can take up to 40 minutes to reach Agafay desert From Marrakech.
You can enjoy the sunset, can do quad biking and Camel riding, see the Berber villages and experience their lifestyle first hand.
It is often considered as an alternative to the Sahara Desert because you can explore the Agafay Desert in One day but for Sahara, you need a minimum of 3 days. Also, Agafay is not Sandy-like Sahara. It is Rockier and more barren but you may find white Sand dunes-like hills which may remind you of the Sahara Desert.
You can spend up to an hour riding your camel in Agafay desert while enjoying sunset.