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Day Excursion to Ait Benhadou - 1 Days

Kasbah Ait Benhedou

Day trip to Ouarzazate & Ait ben Haddou tour : aims to capture Morocco´s highlights which blend diverse natural landscapes with urban treasures, delicious gastronomy, exotic local customs and enough market and artisan visits to knock your socks off.

Starting in the realms of Marrakech – North Africa´s most colorful marketplace, your day excursion goes through a diversity of landscapes including the foothills of the mighty Atlas Mountain range and the sun swept vastness where the Sahara desert unfolds. Kasbah Ait Benhadou (famous for Hollywood films such as Gladiator, The Mummy, Kingdom of Heaven and Lawrence of Arabia.


 
Ait Benheddou

Trip Facts

Total Days : 1
Trek Days : 1
Trip Nature : Trekking & walking
Lodging : N / A
Min. Altitude : ( m )
Max. Altitude : ( m )
Overal walking :  3 / 4 hrs P/D    
Difficulty : Easy
Group Size :  + 1 person    
Best Time : This trek is available throughout the year. You can start the trek on any date you wish.
 

Intinerary

Day 01: Marrakech - Tichka Pass - Kasbah Telouat - Kasbah Ait Benheddou - Marrakech

Services

What's Included
  • Private Transport to & from your Hotel
  • Lunch
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Drinks ( water )

What's Not Included
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tip
  • Soft Drink
Day 01: Arrival, transfer to Hotel
Day trip excursion starts from Marrakech at 7:00 am with approximate return time around 6:00pm. The tour goes over the Atlas Mountains, so you will be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes with local villages and elevated scenery of the surrounding areas during your journey. After 3 hours driving we will reach Kasbah Ait ben Haddou, which is an ancient building to explore. When reaching Ouarzazete, we will have a tour around the city, having a look at Kasbahs and the beautiful surrounding area. Ouarzazete is a popular film making location. You will have an opportunity to visit film studios and even enjoy a lunch or aita coffee at the studio cafe hotel. When visiting Ouarzazate, very often there is a chance to see international and even Hollywood film crews shooting a movie. Films such as Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Living Daylights (1987), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Mummy (1999), Gladiator (2000), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Kundun (1997), Legionnaire (1998), Hanna (2011), and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) were shot there. During the· tour, we have a lot of things to see and to do during your day.


For Atlas Trekking you need to prepare as you would for walking in any mountain region; it can be warm and sunny during the day but the weather in the mountains can quickly change from sunshine to snow and cold winds (autumn through late spring). Please do not leave any rubbish behind you; carry out what you carry in.

Atlas Treks are tailored to match the season and your level of fitness. You have the choice of basing yourself in Berber Guesthouses, from where you can take daily walks, or you can Atlas Mule Trek for 2+ days. On mule treks you usually have the choice of staying in Berber Guesthouse/with families or wild camping in 2-person tents. In addition to regular packing, here is a Check List for Atlas Trekking:

Clothing Equipment
Good walking boots and socks 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse Walking stick
Trekking pants Day sack/backpack
Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants Headtorch / headlamp
Underwear Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details
Long johns Ice axe and crampons (winter)
T-shirts Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper Penknife (useful)
Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket  
Hat  
Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)  
Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves  
   
Other  
Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)
Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds
Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in
Matches e.g. burn toilet paper
Trail snacks
Zip-Up bags for camera
Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
 

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