Dont expect a lot of fine dining in Ouarzazate. It overlooks the almond gardens olive trees fig trees grenadiers.
Movie buffs may recognise it from Lawrence of Arabia Jesus of Nazareth for which much of AAt Ben Haddou was rebuilt Jewel of the Nile note the Egyptian towers and Gladiator.
Ouarzazate kasbah ait ben haddou. Arguably one of the most iconic spots in Morocco due to a lot of films set here. A less retouched kasbah can be found 6km north along the tarmac from AAt Ben Haddou. Ait ben Haddou in the movies.
It is principally an administrative centre although it does have an interesting Kasbah and two film studios. Grand Taxi back to the crossing 9D per seat then 14D to Ouarzazate. A scenic drive from Marrakech over the highest mountain pass of North Africa 2269 meters Tizi-N-Tichka where you will have fascinating views of the High Atlas walls.
Find out more about this fortification and the movies filmed at Ait ben Haddou. Private parking free and guarded. Ecolodge Adventures Ait ben haddou Tours and excursions.
Ait Ben Haddou itself has been used as the setting for many epic films and also the production Game of Thrones. I have seen other writers describe Ait Ben Haddou as a good day trip from Ouarzazate. Ait Benhaddou Berber languages.
Ait ben Haddou has enjoyed a lot of fame due to the film industry. Discover what makes Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou a backdrop to hundreds of Hollywood films from Gladiator Kingdom of Heaven and Prince of Persia to Captain Philips and Hologram for a King. Like Ouarzazate which will be the next stop on this tour Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a very popular location for Hollywood film crews and production companies.
Ecolodge Adventures Ait ben haddou Tours Ait Ben Haddou Ait Ben Haddou 00212677632035. This site is the most famous ksar in the Ounila Valley standing in the middle of the arid desert green and abundant is a treat to the eyes. آيت بن حدو is a historic ighrem or ksar fortified village along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day MoroccoIt is considered a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.
You might also be able to catch a bus to Marrakesh they stop if they have seats available. Stay in Ait Ben Haddou for a few days and take a day trip for the interest of the film studio visit. Where to Eat in Ouarzazate.
For me it is the other way around. Uarzazat nicknamed the door of the desert is a city and capital of Ouarzazate Province in Draa-Tafilalet region of south-central MoroccoOuarzazate is at an elevation of 1160 metres 3810 ft in the middle of a bare plateau south of the High Atlas Mountains. Our tour around this old building will be guided.
Ait ben haddou and Ouarzazate day trip From 3943 Private Ait Ben Haddou Tour with Road of the Kasbahs from Marrakech From 14134 Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou From 13042 Ouarzazate One Day Trip from Marrakech From 6284. Trip to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate Conclusion. It is a haven of peace.
The ksar of Ait Ben Haddou is located in the foothills on the southern side of the High Atlas belonging to the Province of Ouarzazate 30 kilometers away from the center of the city center. The guest house Kasbah Ellouze is located next to the kasbah of Tamdaght former home of Glaoui former lord of the region of Ouarzazate. Travel To Ait Benhaddou Kasbah in Ouarzazate Morocco Recognized as a UNESCO site the Ksar Ait Benhaddou in Ouarzazate is one of the most extraordinary Kasbahs in Morocco.
You can also choose provided you have the time available to visit Ouarzazate a further 30 minutes from Ait Ben Haddou. Ait Ben Haddou Ouarzazate Dades and Todra Valleys night in the desert of Erg Chebbi Berber villages and Draa Valley. Where to sleep in Ait Ben Haddou We recommend that you stay overnight in the small village of Ait Ben Haddou to contemplate the old ksar both at sunset from the mountain and to visit it during the next morning.
The Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou is a fortified village which holds about half a dozen market areas and merchant houses. According to Tripadvisor travelers these are the best ways to experience Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou. This giant fortification which is made up of six kasbahs and nearly fifty ksours individual kasbahs is a great example of pise clay architecture.
The Tamdaght kasbah a crumbling Glaoui fortification topped by storksa nests.