Day Tip to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

Early morning departure from Marrakech across the chain of the High Atlas passing by exotic landscapes along the mountains full of the traditional Berber villages perched on the side of the mountains. You will notice the difference between the two sides of the chain: the North contains a clear Mediterranean character, while the South is much more arid and Saharan. This is marked in the vegetation where The gardens are full of olives, walnuts, pomegranates, apples, pears and quinces. Berber women and children tend goats and sheep and climb even the steepest slopes in search of fodder and firewood, but also in the mode of construction of traditional housing that takes into account climatic conditions very different. Your tour will focus on exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, which has been used as a backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters. It was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road caravan routes. After Lunch, depart towards Ouarzazate for a round visit. From there we return through the Atlas Mountains to reach Marrakech around 06 p.m.

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