Departure Location
Private Tour
Tour Type
12 Hours Tour

Ouarzazate Day Trip From Marrakech

A one-day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou is a captivating journey through the stunning landscapes of Morocco, offering a glimpse into the country’s rich history and diverse culture. Here’s a description of what you might experience during this memorable day trip :

Morning: Departure from Marrakech The day typically begins early in the morning as you depart from Marrakech. You’ll be picked up from your accommodation or a designated meeting point by a comfortable vehicle, possibly a minibus or a 4×4.

Scenic Drive through the High Atlas Mountains As you leave Marrakech behind, the road takes you through the spectacular High Atlas Mountains. The scenic drive offers breathtaking views of rugged peaks, picturesque valleys, and traditional Berber villages. Be prepared to witness the changing landscapes as you wind through the mountainous terrain.

Tizi n’Tichka Pass One of the highlights of the journey is crossing the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, which stands at an elevation of over 2,260 meters (7,415 feet). This mountain pass provides stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes, and it’s a great opportunity to take some memorable photos.

Visit to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou Arriving in Ait Ben Haddou, you’ll explore the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. This ancient fortified village is a prime example of southern Moroccan architecture, featuring clay-brick buildings, narrow alleys, and traditional Berber homes. The Kasbah has served as a backdrop for numerous films and TV shows, including “Game of Thrones.”

Lunch in Ait Ben Haddou You’ll have the chance to enjoy a delicious traditional Moroccan lunch in a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of the region. This is also an excellent opportunity to relax and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Ait Ben Haddou.

Afternoon: Ouarzazate Exploration After lunch, the journey continues to Ouarzazate, often referred to as the “Gateway to the Sahara.” Ouarzazate is known for its cinematic history and has been the location for many famous movies. You might visit the Atlas Film Studios, one of the largest film studios in the world.

Return to Marrakech As the day comes to an end, you’ll start the return journey to Marrakech. The drive back allows you to reflect on the day’s experiences while enjoying the scenic beauty of the landscapes.

Evening: Arrival in Marrakech You’ll arrive back in Marrakech in the evening, having completed a full day of exploration, cultural immersion, and breathtaking scenery. This one-day trip provides a glimpse into the diverse landscapes and history of Morocco, leaving you with lasting memories of this fascinating country.


Departure/Return Location  From / To Marrakech
Departure Time  07h00 am
Return Time  08h00 pm


Ouarzazate Day Trip From Marrakech


Departure from Marrakech

Depart from Marrakech in a comfortable vehicle.

Scenic Drive through High Atlas Mountains

Journey through the picturesque High Atlas Mountains, Stop at Tizi n’Tichka Pass for panoramic views and photo opportunities.

Visit Ait Ben Haddou

Arrival at Ait Ben Haddou, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Traditional Moroccan lunch in a local restaurant.

Explore Ouarzazate

Depart for Ouarzazate and Visit Atlas Film Studios or Kasbah Taourirt.

Return to Marrakech

Begin the journey back to Marrakech.

Arrival to Marrakech

Arrive in Marrakech, concluding the day trip.

Ouarzazate Day Trip From Marrakech

Transportation Included Not Included

Minivan 1 to 7 peaple : 150 €

Minibus 8 to 15 peaple : 200 €

AC  Vehicules

Speaking English Drivers

Tour Guide

Monuments’ Fees


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