Day Trip To Ouarzazate and Ait ben Haddou from Marrakech :
Ouarzazate, a city in southern morocco, is situated at the crossroads of draa and dades valleys. it is known as the door to the desert. it lies in the middle of bare plateau south of the hight atlas mountain. to the south of the town is the desert. ouarzazate is home to countless mud castles (kasbahs), mountains, arid plains, valleys, lush oases, palm groves and red orcher. thanks to its geographic position, ouarzazate has become one of the most attractive sites for tourists
Tizi n’tichka is a high moutain pass at an elevation of 2,260 meters above the sea level, linking the city of marrakech to the city of ouarzazate through the high atlas mountain, offering beautiful landscapes. along the route, you will also enjoy the beautiful small villages and kasbahs.
Teleouet kasbah was formerly the residence of the pasha el glaoui and is now considered one of the most beautiful places in morocco. it is located on top of an everchanging small isolated village. you will get to enjoy the beauty of its carved plaster ceilings, its zellige tiles, and its majestic decorations.
Ait ben haddou kasbah, located 30 kilometrs to the north ouarzazate, is registered as part of unesco world heritage. it is considered one of the most beautiful villages in morocco; beautifully located on a hill overlooking the whole area. this kasbah has been home to a number of film shootings.
Ouarzazate city, where the sun shines an average of 300 days per year, is considered one of the most popular sites to attarct worldwide filmmakers. it is home to the atlas company and the cinema museum, displaying the relics of sets and constumes used in the films.