DAY TRIP FROM MARRAKECH TO AÏT BENHADDOU KASBAH

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On this day trip from Marrakech you will visit Ouarzazate and Aït Benhaddou Kasbah, these magical places which make the Gate to the Sahara desert. Located just four hours’ drive from Marrakech, the one day tour to Ouarzazate and its legendary kasbahs, known for its spectacular sunsets and amazing mountain and desert sceneries will take your breath away.

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A cheap shared group excursion Marrakech Aïtbenhaddou Kasbah

This excursion Marrakech Aït Benhaddou Kasbah,  is perfect for those of you who want a glimpse of the desert and the beautiful kasbahs built by the Berbers

At only 3 hours’ drive from marrakech; Traversing the Tichka pass and the steep mountain hillsides clustered with fortified villages; you will get to the gateway of Sahara

THIS SHARED GROUP EXCURSION MARRAKECH AÏT BENHADDOU KASBAH IS OPERATING THE YEAR ROUND

A full day exploring The Aït Benhaddou Kasbah; the third Moroccan site recognized by UNESCO, after the Medina of Fes and Marrakech; and The magnificence of this old fortress can hardly be described by words; that’s the reason why we advise you to visit it personally

We do not know for sure when the Kasbah was built; but there are no testimonies of it before 17th century. However, the structure and method of building  the Kasbah is very famous from very early times in this areaLike most kasbahs in Morocco, this one was also built of a mixture of clay bricks and moulded earth. The Kasbah is one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old salt caravan route. medieval traders used to exchange slaves, gold, ivory against salt with other African kingdoms

After lunch in the Kasbah you’ll visit the old Pacha Glaoui Kasbah (Kasbah Taourirt) in Ouarzazate. This kasbah has an amazing story behind; and is intrinsically linked to the formation of modern Morocco

The trip starts at 07:00 a.m. from Marrakech and ends at 19:00 back to Marrakech

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