Day Trip to Ait ben Haddou - Day

This full-day excursion will take you across the High Atlas chain through the Tizi N'Tichka pass - an imposing landscape of the high mountains and traditional Berber villages. The descent along the east side of the chain offers a sudden change in the lush landscape to an arid, desert panorama. In Ouarzazate, visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and Taourirt Kasbah. Ait Ben Haddou is UNESCO protected

Price: Available on Request

Activities: Discovery

Altitude Height: 2000m

Destination: South

Duration: 1 Day

Level: Moderate

Mode of Travel:Walking

No. of Pax : Minimum 2 pax

Seasons : All year round

Trip Departure: Private date

DAY 1: MARRAKECH - Tichka pass 2260m - Ait ben Haddou AROUMD - Marrakech

Visit the Taouirt Kasbah, former residence of the Glaoui, the last sultan of the Atlas before stopping for lunch in Ouarzazate. On the return journey you will stop for photo opportunities at one of the most beautiful ksours (fortified villages) of the Moroccan South.

Ait Ben Haddou has been restored by UNESCO and is on the World Heritage List, a red-earth medieval village which appears to be lost in time. The desert of Ouarzazate has appeared in many feature films including Lawrence of Arabia, Star Wars, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven and Babel.

Please note, all of our tour and excursions are private, flexible and can be adjusted to your needs. You travel at your own pace and have the flexibility to stop wherever you want and for how long you desire enjoying the sights. Highlights of what you will live, see and experience in Telouet, Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate day trip - excursion :

Cost Available on Request

COST COVERS: 

·         Transport from and back to Marrakech

·         Tea & Lunch

·         Experienced & professional Tour Guide       

 

COST DOES NOT COVER:

·         Travel inssurance

·         Personal Clothing/Gears  for the trekking

·         Tipsfor  Nepalese staffs.

·         Soft drinks & Water

Useful info

Map


Essential Equipments:

  • Good walking boots and socks
  • Shoes - change for evenings
  • Water, carried by camel
  • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
  • Water purification e.g. iodine
  • Day sack/backpack
  • Sleeping bag (3-4 season); plus thermal liner in winter
  • Scarf to wrap around your head in a sandstorm
  • Personal items: towel, sunscreen, wet wipes, loo roll
  • Toiletries that are eco-friendly e.g. soap, shampoo etc.
  • Small First Aid Kit e.g. insect repellent, plasters, meds
  • Sunglasses.
  • Torch/Flashlight and spare batteries e.g. head torch
  • Fleece (summer)
  • Layers, windproof jacket (autumn-spring)
  • Hat for summer and warm beanie for winter plus gloves
  • Thermal underwear (autumn-spring)
  • Penknife (useful)
  • Trail snacks
  • Zip-Up bags for camera etc
  • Long baggy trousers for camel trekking
  • Sarongs have many us
    Meals: You will have the opportunity to enjoy typically Moroccan meals (tajine, couscous,.). Fresh products, canned food as a complement, meat bought in the mountains. Picnic or salads for lunch, hot ready-cooked meals for dinner. 
    We use a big tent to preparing the meals, and a mess tent to eat. The water flows out from the mountains is very pure but you should treat it otherwise to use bottle water instead of water from the sourse .

    Travel inside of morocco: For transfers between Marrakech and the starting or end point of the hike, we use minibuses or four-wheel drive vehicles or taxis depends on size of the group. During the days of the trek , mules or camels carry the luggage. 
    The Tour Prices Depends On Different Factor