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Ouarzazate Trip
525 reviews | 4,372 travellers
The journey is long, but it is definitely worth going there, it is difficult to describe it in words, but the place is beautiful. Perhaps, if you have more time, I would recommend doing it in 2 days… if not, the excursion is super complete! The driver + the guide that we hired at the destination, have made the experience truly unforgettable! Thanks!
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 57.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Are you a cinema buff? Would you like to get to know another Morocco outside Marrakech? Do you want to visit the most famous walled cities in the country? On this trip to Ouarzazate you will enjoy something a little different. 

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Admiring the Ouarzazate citadel
The views from Aït Benhaddou
The Aït Benhaddou Kasbah in Ouarzazate
The Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate
Artisanal ceramics in Ouarzazate
Ait Ben Haddou Market
Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate

Itinerary

Leaving Marrakech behind we hit the road in the direction of the Grand Atlas Mountains. On the way we cross the mountain range, the mountain pass of Tizi n'Tichka, 2,260 metres high, enjoying the breathtaking mountain passages, taking in along the way Berber villages and their farms.

Before our arrival at Ouarzazate, we pass by Aït Benhaddou, the tour's star attraction. This walled city is one of the most famous locations in all Morocco, known as the location of numerous film shoots: Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy and the TV show Game of Thrones have all used the stunning location.

Having arrived at Ouarzazate, you will have free time to eat, pass through the city, visit the  Kasbah of Taourirt (an impressively fortified building) or take a look around the cinema museum to find out why Ouarzazate is known as "Africa's Hollywood."

The tour will arrive back in Marrakech in the late evening.

Hotel Pick Up

If you're staying outside the old town, we will pick you up from our hotel or riad. If your hotel is in the Marrakech outskirts, you will have to pay a supplement of between $10 and $45 (€10 and €40) depending on the distance.

Local Guide

If you would like to hire a local guide to pass through Aït Benhaddou, ask for prices on the day of the tour.

Private Tour

If you would like to take this tour with an exclusive guide, you can book this as a private tour.

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Price

Adults Children between 2 and 12 Children under 2
English Language Tour
US$ 57.80
US$ 40.50
Free

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 57.80
  • Children between 2 and 12

    US$ 40.50
  • Children under 2

    Free

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

11 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Transport in a 4X4 or luxury minibus

English speaking driver

Pick up from hotels outside the historic centre

Not included

Lunch

Entrance to the Taourirt Kasbah: optional, 2 (US$ 2.30) per person

Entrance to the cinema museum: optional, 3 (US$ 3.50) per person

Entrance to the cinema studios: optional, 8 (US$ 9.30) per person

When to book?

You can book up until 11 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Only some areas are accessible. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation. Accessible toilets.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How long does each visit take?

    A - The visit to Ait Ben Haddou lasts approximately an hour. The tour of Ouarzazate takes about 40 minutes and there is approximately an hour of free time to eat.

  • Q - From which hotels is free pick up available?

    A - We will contact you to specify the exact pick up time and place.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 57.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

If you are staying in the historic centre you should meet at the Café de France in the Jemaa el-Fnaa Square. If you are staying outside the historic centre we will come and pick you up for free