Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou
Our Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou
Day Trip To Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. The ksar is located on the slopes of a hill next to the Ounila River (Asif Ounila). The village's buildings are grouped together within a defensive wall that includes corner towers and a gate. They include dwellings of various size ranging from modest houses to tall structures with towers. Some of the buildings are decorated in their upper parts with geometric motifs. The village also has a number of public or community buildings such as a mosque, a caravanserai, a kasbah (castle-like fortification) and the Marabout of Sidi Ali or Amer. At the top of the hill, overlooking the ksar, are the remains of a large fortified granary There is also a public square, a Muslim cemetery, and a Jewish cemetery. Outside the ksar's walls was an area where grain was grown and threshed.
Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
Departure at 8:00 AM morning, then drive to Ouarzazate through the TIzi N’Tichka path which reaches an altitude of (2260m). The High Atlas Mountains besetment has amazing landscape and Berber villages. Then we will visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. It is a site of movies. Many movies was shot here such as Alexander 2004, Kingdom of Heaven 2005…the Message 1976. We will have lunch in Ait Ben Haddou or Ouarzazate (which is optional). After we will continue our road to Ouarzazate where you will visit the Atlas studios and Taourirt Kasbah. Afterwards, we will head back to Marrakesh on the same road.