Zagora Desert and Draa Valley Day Trip From Ouarzazate more_vert
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Private day tour from Ouarzazate to the famous Draa valley & Zagora and even further to the sandy dunes of Tinfou.

Pick up in front of your hotel in Ouarzazate towards Agdez, the administrative village after we cross the Anti Atlas mountains and Tizi n’Tinifift pass. The Draa valley starts here and extends to more than 190 km, the ancient texts says that crocodiles were swimming in it. Along the valley we see many villages in both banks where locals praqctice agriculture as a main activity for living, gathering dates during August to October is popular here. The famous kasbah of Draa valley is Tamnougalt located on the left bank of the river. Zagora is an administrative centre famous for it’s panel “Tombouctou 52 days”. It was the cradle of Saadian dynasty who ruled Morocco during the fifteenth century. 18 km far from Zagora, an old village called Tamgrout. Tamegroute is an old religious centre; a library of the most precious manuscripts and green pottery factories. 7 km further to achieve the first sand dune called Tinfou where you can ride a camel or just walk over the hill. Lunch will be in Zagora then return to Ouarzazate by the afternoon.

This trip will make you taste and feel the desert if you only have one day.

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Hollywood of Morocco: Full-Day Private Tour of Ouarzazate more_vert
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This full-day, private guided tour in and around the desert capital Ouarzazate gives you an overview of the film studios and different movie sites of the area. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to visit two ancient kasbahs without hassle. Tour the famous Aït Ben Haddou-Kasbah and Ouarzazate, known as the "Hollywood of Morocco".

At 9:00 am you will meet your guide in front of your riad or hotel in the city of Ouarzazate. Start the day at the old kasbah of Ouarzazate, Taourirt, where you have some time to explore the narrow pedestrian streets on your own. Afterward, you can have a look at the movie museum just on the other side of the road. Continue to the Atlas Corporation film studios, where you can discover the diverse sets and listen to the anecdotes of the multiple movies and actors. Several famous movies like Gladiator, Babel and Prince of Persia

At lunch time you'll travel a gravel road to Aït Ben Haddou and have a look at the fortified city wall used in the movie "Gladiator" starring Russel Crowe.

The famous Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, the fortified clay city with its numerous ksars and kasbahs is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site and has also been used for many shots for Hollywood movies. Enjoy a guided tour and have your dinner inside the city walls in an authentic restaurant before or after. From the highest point up the hill, you can enjoy a fantastic panoramic view over Aït Ben Haddou and the valley up to the snow covered Grand Atlas Mountains.

Travel back to Ouarzazate and be dropped off at your hotel or riad in the late afternoon.

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Private Full-Day Tour of Ouarzazate and Oasis Fint more_vert
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See the highlights of the desert capital of Ouarzazate and the Oasis Fint on a private full-day tour. Explore the Taourirt Kasbah, Atlas Film Corporation Studios, Kasbah Tifoultout, and other landmarks. Hear about the movies that have been filmed in the ‘Hollywood of Morocco’ and have lunch at a local home in the Oasis Fint. Includes lunch, private vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Ouarzazate.

Your guide meets you at your riad or hotel in Ouarzazate in the morning to start your full-day tour.

Head first to the Taourirt Kasbah where you have time on your own to explore the narrow pedestrian streets and stop into the Cinema Museum if you wish.

Up next, visit the Atlas Film Corporation Studios where you can check out movie sets and hear about the many films that have been shot there, from Lawrence of Arabia in the 1960s to scenes from the HBO hit series Game of Thrones.

Stop at the fortified city wall to enjoy panoramic views over Ouarzazarte and the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Next, drive a short distance outside the city to the ancient Kasbah Tifoultout, a fortress that belonged to the family of Thami El Glaoui, Pasha of Marrakech from 1912 to 1956.

Continue to the Oasis Fint where you have a traditional lunch at a local family’s home, then walk around the quiet riverside oasis with a local guide and learn about daily life.

Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Ouarzazate accommodation at the end of seven hours.

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1-hour Guided Quad Tour of Ait Ben Haddou more_vert
*$49 AUD Book
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On this guided one-hour tour, you drive your quads around the desert landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A must stop on your way to the south of Morocco. This tour is perfect if you are short on time.

The kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987. A great example of clay fortification along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech, it is also the location for many famous TV and movies, such as Game of Thrones, Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Alexander, The Mummy, Indiana Jones, Lawrence of Arabia, Last Temptation of Christ and many many more. A must stop along your way to the south of Morocco.

You start by crossing a small stream to other small Berber villages close by. Enjoy the exhilarating feeling of driving up and down small hills of rocks and sandy trails in a semi-desert landscape. You will take a short rest and take photos of the magnificent panorama, overlooking beautiful gardens and palm grove, with a perfect view of this UNESCO kasbah.

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2-hour Guided Quad Tour of Ait Ben Haddou more_vert
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On this guided two-hour tour, you will drive your quad around the semi-desert landscape of Ait Ben Haddou. Then you will visit an old movie set close to Ouarzazate about 20km away. This tour is perfect if you are short on time.

You start your guided 2 hour tour by taking your quads to cross a small stream to some small Berber villages. Feel the exhilaration driving up and down small hills of rocks and sandy trails in a semi-desert landscape. You will then drive to an old movie set about 20km away between Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou on an old caravan route. You will take a short rest and take photos of the magnificent panorama with beautiful gardens and palm grove.

The kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987. It is a great example of a clay fortification along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech, also the location for many famous TV and movies, such as Game of Thrones, Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Alexander, The Mummy, Indiana Jones, Lawrence of Arabia, Last Temptation of Christ and many many more. A must stop along your way to the south of Morocco.

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Half-Day Guided Quad Tour from Ait Ben Haddou to Fint Oasis more_vert
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In this guided half day excursion, you will drive your quad from the semi-desert landscape around Ait Ben Haddou to a beautiful desert oasis called Fint 45km away, a palm oasis with magnificent rock formations. This tour is perfect for those who like a bit of excitement but also interested in the remote and tranquil villages and short on time.

In this half-day guided tour, you will depart Ait Ben Haddou in your quads on a desert track used by ancient nomad caravans. After passing through a few small Berber villages in a semi-desert landscape, you will arrive at the beautiful Oasis of Fint. This oasis is famous for its beautiful rock formations. You will also see locals Berber working on farms along the small river in this traditional village. You will have tea at a local restaurant, relax, walk around and take photos before returning to Ait Ben Haddou. On your return, we will drive through an old movie set location.

The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987, is a great example of clay fortification along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. This is also the location for many famous TV and movies, such as Game of Thrones, Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Alexander, The Mummy, Indiana Jones, Lawrence of Arabia, Last Temptation of Christ and many many more. A must stop along your way to the south of Morocco.

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Full-Day Guided Quad Tour of Ait Ben Haddou and Kasbah of Telouet more_vert
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On this full day guided excursion, we will drive our quads from Ait Ben Haddou to the magnificent Glaoui Kasbah of Telout. The Glaoui Kasbah in Telouet was the palace of El Glaoui family’s and is one of the most extraordinary sights of the Atlas. This tour is perfect for those who wants some excitement but also interested in the history and architecture of the Atlas region. Lunch in included.

On this full day guided quad tour, you will drive your quads to Glaoui Kasbah in Telouet, about 90km from Ait Ben Haddou. Glaoui Kasbah lies at an elevation of 1,800 m (5,900 ft) and was the palace of El Glaoui family’s. It is one of the most extraordinary sights of the Atlas, offering a glimpse Morocco's political power struggle within living memory. After independence from France, Pasha Glaoui was ousted from the Bahia Palace and died of cancer shortly after exile in Telouet. 300 artisans worked on salons faceted with stucco, zellij and painted cedar ceilings. Although some of the rooms have fallen into ruin after over a half-century of decay, the 2nd-floor reception rooms still remain its glory as Telouet’s former position as the centre of a trans-Saharan trading empire. Work was underway to restore the property in 2010.

On the way to Telouet, you will pass through many traditional villages through Ounila Valley, between Ait Ben Haddou and Telouet, south of the High Atlas mountains. Because of its strategic location between the Sahara and Marrakech, different people such as Berber, Jewish and Haratin live here together for many centuries. You will take rest in some of these traditional villages so you can observe how life goes unchanged for many years. We will also pass through a salt mine among layers of colorful rocks.

Traditional lunch will be provided at a local restaurant overlooking the kasbah.

The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987, is a great example of clay fortification along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. This is also the location for many famous TV and movies, such as Game of Thrones, Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Alexander, The Mummy, Indiana Jones, Lawrence of Arabia, Last Temptation of Christ and many many more. A must stop along your way to the south of Morocco.

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