Follow Morocco4x4Travel to the the old caravan route. Start your journey through the majestic Atlas Mountains, discover the ancient cities of Morocco, the UNESCO World Heritage Site and the old caravan route connecting the Sahara to Marrakech. This trip will transport you to the incredible Berber architecture and will make you feel like a real movie star in the world’s largest film studio, Atlas.
Please arrive by 08:00 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM
.Transfer to and from the hotel
.Air-conditioned minivan transport
Stop at: Tizi n Tichka, Imlil Village, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
To make the most of your day, your trip will start early in the morning, at 7am, from your accommodation in Marrakech. Climb aboard the air-conditioned car and immerse yourself in the landscape while traveling through the Atlas Mountains. Admire the view at the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass, the highest point of the Atlas accessible by car (2260m)
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop at: Casbah of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
Around noon, you will arrive at the famous fortified city of Ait Ben Haddou - the old caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. Travel back in time with our local official guide who will take you to the Kasbah. The Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou is a striking example of South-Moroccan architecture. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has also been the backdrop for many Hollywood productions.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop at: Taourirt Kasbah, Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
In the early afternoon, you will be driven to the city of Ouarzazate. Nicknamed the gate of the desert, the city is mainly inhabited by Berber-speaking speakers, who have built many kasbahs (locally called ieṛman) and buildings for which the region is known. You will have the chance to visit the most impressive kasbah - Taourirt. Originally built in the 19th century, it belonged to the el Glaoui clan, a family with a strong bastion of one of the most important caravan routes from Morocco to West Africa. After a dinner at a local restaurant, we will drive you to Marrakech / East. Arrival time 18h