Ultimate Guide: AIT BEN HADDOU Excursions.


Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip begins with a comfortable drive from Marrakech, taking you through the beautiful High Atlas Mountains. As you arrive in Ouarzazate, you’ll discover a city known as the “Hollywood of Morocco” due to its thriving film industry. You’ll visit the renowned Atlas Film Studios, where countless movies and TV shows have been filmed, offering a glimpse into the world of filmmaking.

The highlight of this trip is the visit to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This ancient mud-brick fortress is a captivating example of Moroccan architecture and has served as the backdrop for numerous films. Explore its narrow streets, admire its traditional design, and immerse yourself in the rich history of this landmark.

As the day unfolds, you’ll have the opportunity to stroll through Ouarzazate’s vibrant streets, visit local markets, and enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch. Our journey takes you through captivating landscapes, including the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, offering breathtaking mountain views.

The Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip is a blend of culture, history, and natural beauty, providing a unique insight into Morocco’s heritage and its role in the world of cinema.


Ait Ben Haddou Excursions Marrakech


Ait Ben Haddou Excursions Marrakech

  • Discover the captivating city of Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Morocco,” and explore its vibrant streets and local markets.
  • Visit the renowned Atlas Film Studios, a hub for the film industry, and gain insights into the world of filmmaking.
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient mud-brick fortress rich in history and culture.
  • Journey through the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains and enjoy panoramic views at the Tizi n’Tichka Pass.
  • Experience the heritage and traditions of Morocco as you engage with local communities and savor a traditional Moroccan lunch.


Ait Ben Haddou Excursions Marrakech

Additional Informations

Ait Ben Haddou Excursions Marrakech

Frequently Asked Questions

Ait Ben Haddou Excursions Marrakech

Ait Ben Haddou is a historic fortified village located near Marrakech, known for its well-preserved earthen architecture and as a filming location for many famous movies and TV shows, including “Game of Thrones.”

Ait Ben Haddou is approximately 200 kilometers (124 miles) from Marrakech. You can reach it by car, bus, or through guided tours.

During your excursion, you can explore the ancient Kasbah, learn about its history, and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscape. You can also visit nearby film studios and enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine.

Most Ait Ben Haddou excursions from Marrakech last a full day, with a round trip and several hours to explore the site.

Yes, there is an entrance fee to access Ait Ben Haddou, which helps with the preservation of the site. The fee is usually nominal.

Yes, guided tours are available and highly recommended for a more in-depth experience. Knowledgeable guides can provide historical context and local insights.

Wear comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes for walking, and sun protection. Don’t forget to bring water, a camera, and some spending money for souvenirs and meals.

To book an Ait Ben Haddou excursion through Nomad Excursion, visit website or contact team, and we’ll help you arrange an unforgettable trip to this remarkable UNESCO site.

Nomad Excursion is a local leading travel agency located in Marrakech, Morocco.