Ait Benhadou Ksars Kasbahs day trip from marrakech, a passion of many international actors & films producers, Ait Benhadou Ksars is a unique Moroccan partimoin & unesco world heritage since 1987, located at 190km southest of Marrakech just after crossing the High Atlas Mountains Range via Tizi n’Tichka pass (2660m), drive along the Ounila valley and pass via many Berber villages and great descertic landscapes, arrive to Ait Benhadou by 11am and travers the river to visit the huge Kasbahs & Ksars, the site used for several famous movies including GLADIATORS, LAWRANCE OF ARABIA, ALI BABA & many other oscars winner movies
The site’s architecture, location & landscape all those caracteristiques makes it special, huge & magnicicent Kasbahs & Ksars with a traditional style (wooden ceiling, small connected bedrooms, kitchens, guest salon & other part of the Berber homes, beautiful views, the village was established by the Pasha Galoui who has gorverned the area as well as Marrakech during the fourthies, it also show the life style of the Berber inhabitant during that period of the french occupation.
The site is accessible via the scenic Telouet valley, it is also an opportunity to visit the Pasha Glaoui’s Kasbah before you reach the authentic Berber village of Ait Benhadou or Ait Aissa.
If the time allows to visit also Kasbah Taourirt at the heart of Ouarzazate, it was also owned by the Pasha Thami Galoui.
After a visit & lunch, drive back to Marrakech via the same road,
Note: we highly recommend a private tour rather than a group tour in order to travel on your pace and enjoy the experience, you could have many breaks during the 3hrs drive and stop for a drink or photos along the way.
Wherever you are in a riad at the heart of the Marrakech Medina, new city or outside of the city, our guide & driver will pick you up at time and will make sure you feel comfortable from the pick to the drop off.