One day trip: Ouarzazate Ait Benhaddou

Starting from 7am to 7pm

Ouarzazate is 190 kms from Marrakesh across the high mountains of the high Atlas passing by the summit of Tizi in Tichka which offers you an extraordinary landscapes, when getting to Ouarzazate we find the Kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou, a castle made of clay and stone and  surrounded by walls with monumental gates. Inside, there are many mansions and beautifully decorated buildings. This complex is one of the most beautiful areas of southern Morocco and has been declared by UNESCO as a human heritage site. The beauty of this area is well regarded by movie producers who have filmed there several films like Gladiator, the Kingdom Od Heaven…etc. The cinema is an extra source of income for some people in Ouarzazate by working as extras in western movies. In this area, located between the Atlas mountains and the Sahara desert, you can find several Kasbahs which form small Berber villages. Nowadays Ouarzazate can be considered as one of the most favorite destinations for the tourists who want to discover the magic of nature and the glorious history of Moroccan culture.