Discover the city known as “The gateway to the Desert” and a backdrop for many famous Hollywood productions: Ouarzazate.

Description

Join us as we visit the region referred to as the “Hollywood of Africa” on our Ouarzazate Day Trip. Leave Marrakech behind and delve into this city, famous for being the gateway to the desert.

A city plagued with Moroccan essence where the desert´s brownish colour blends in with the small houses and narrow streets. Go through the Tizi-N-Tichka pass at an altitude of 2.260 metres through the sinuous roads that crosses the Atlas accompanied by our Spanish speaking guide.

Guided tour through the Hollywood of Africa

Alongside our Spanish speaking guide, discover the main feature on this trip, the fortified city of Ait Ben Haddou, the most well preserved Kasbah in Morocco and very popular for having been the filming location for many famous movies like ´Gladiator´, ´Alexander the Great´ or ´The Mummy´.

Our guided tour will reveal just how important the city was during the French colonization, a military force and a junction between Morocco and Europe which turned this gateway to the desert into a point of clear transition, leaving behind an unparalleled cultural mix in the whole of the land.

Go for a stroll along its streets, visit the crafts shops and climb up the tower from where you´ll look across to admire the city as if it were a scale model of a movie. The colour of the adobe houses acts as a camouflage with the mountains and the desert landscape. This city has hidden within its sand a cross road of two big valleys which act as a meeting point of the rivers from Dades and Draa, a crossroads of Saharan roads crossing the region´s capital.

We will continue our journey towards the city of Ouarzazate where you will have free time to visit the famous Kasbah of Taourirt, the movie studios featuring impressive decorations or the Cinema Museum.

If you wish to explore the most film-making district in the whole of Morocco then join us on the Ouarzazate Day Trip where you will see the place where famous movies have been filmed and see what the Kasbah is like from the inside.

Featured places

  • Fortified village of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Kasbah of Taourirt
  • The Cinema Museum
  • Tizi-N-Tichka pass
  • And much more!

Details

Duration

13 hours, transportation included

Language

English speaking guide

Rates

Adults: € 35

Children: (2-12): € 30

Children: (0-2): free

Time

7:30 AM

Availability

Daily

Accesibility

Ouarzazate is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Anyway, you can enjoy the extensive array of activities that we offer!

Included

Transportation from Marrakech (round trip)
Driver
The best English speaking guides of Marrakech
English Speaking local guide

Excluded

Food and drinks
Monuments or museum tickets

Meeting point

Islane Hotel, in front of Koutubia turret

Conditions

How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation
When to book?
We accept reservations up to 48 hours prior to the beginning of the activity.
Planning an activity for more than 7 adults?
You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.
Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?
 Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.
Can I modify or cancel my booking?
If you modify or cancel your booking at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
Important
Tour subjects to possible changes of availability. In case there is any modification, we will let you know. 

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