Ait Benhadou Ksars day trip
A passion of many international actors & films producers, AitBenhadou is a unique Moroccan partimoin&unesco world heritage site, situated 190km southeast of Marrakech just after theTizin’Tichka pass (2260m).
Ait Benhadou Ksars Kasbahs day trip from marrakech, a passion of many international actors & films producers, AitBenhadouKsars is a unique Moroccan partimoin & unesco world heritage since 1987, located 190km southeast of Marrakech just after crossing the High Atlas Mountains Range via theTizin’Tichka pass (2660m). you drive along the Ounila valley and pass via many Berber villages and great desert landscapes before arriving to AitBenhadou by 11am and travers the river to visit the huge Kasbahs &Ksars.The site has been used for several famous movies including GLADIATORS, LAWRANCE OF ARABIA, ALI BABA & many other oscar winning movies.
The site’s architecture, location & landscape with thee charactermakes it special with huge &magnificent Kasbahs &Ksars with a traditional style (wooden ceiling, small connected bedrooms, kitchens, guest salon and other parts of the Berber homes with beautiful views of the village that was established by the Pasha Galoui who has governed the area as well as Marrakech during the forties, it also shows the life style of the Berber inhabitant during the period of the French occupation.
The site is accessible via the scenic Telouet valley, it is also an opportunity to visit the Pasha Glaoui’s Kasbah before you reach the authentic Berber village of AitBenhadou or AitAissa.
If the time allows to visit the Kasbah Taourirt at the heart of Ouarzazate, it was also owned by the Pasha ThamiGaloui.
After a visit & lunch, drive back to Marrakech via the same road,
Note: we highly recommend a private tour rather than a group tour in order to travel on your pace and enjoy the experience, you could have many breaks during the 3hrs drive and stop for a drink or photos along the way.
Wherever you are in a riad at the heart of the Marrakech Medina, new city or outside of the city, our guide & driver will pick you up at time and will make sure you feel comfortable from the pick to the drop off.
- DURATION: .............1 day
- PERIOD:....................... All year
- GRADE:.................... Moderate
- PICK UP DETAILS:.................Pick up at 8am (from your hotel in Marrakech)
- DROP OFF DETAILS:...................7/8pm at the hotel.
- ACCOMMODATION:..................On request.
- FOOD & DRINKS:................Fresh Salade& Hot meals Moroccan tagines will be provided.
- English speaking driver guide.
- Bottled water.
- Transfer from & to Marrakech with private car & safe driver.
- Travel Insurance
- Soft drinks.