Ouarzazate is like a magical city that opens to the Sahara Desert. It is the foremost Berber City in the south. It is famous for its desert scenery, dramatic mountain and spectacular sunsets. The valleys surrounding the Ouarzazate are truly breath-taking.
What can you expect on this tour?
For this tour, you will be experiencing all the beauty that Ouarzazate has to offer. You will be going to the Oasis of Fint, Atlas Film Studios, Ait Benhaddou and Kasbah Taouirt.
What You’ll Do
- Visit Ait Benhaddou and Kasbah Taouirt.
- Visit the Oasis of Fint
- Visit Atlas Film Studios
Pick a hotel in Ouarzazate where you will begin your tour.
Your first destination would be Oasis of Fint. You will take the pise that will pass the ‘Plateau de Pierres’. The Oasis of Palms will be seen in this road. You will have a one-hour journey walking inside the very oasis.
After the Oasis tour, you will then take the road going to the Atas Film Studios.
Lawrence of Arabia was filmed here and since then many directors are exploiting the great scenery of this studio on their films. Some of these films are Kundun, Hideous Kinky, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Sahara and Sheltering Sky.
You will then visit Ait Benhaddou.
32 km. from Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou is located. This is a picturesque village. It is situated in the Souss-Massa-Draa on the hill of the Ouarzazate River. This location is used to film for Lawrence of Arabia. Jesus of Nazareth and Sodome and Gomorrah are also shot in this very beautiful place. Under the auspices of UNESCO, there had been controlled restoration that had been carried out to the place.
You will then be toured to crenulated and towered Kasbahs. The views from here are stunning plus the site is a real spectacular one.
Your lunch will be there in Ait Benhaddou as well. You can also enjoy the Salada of the Moroccans while enjoying a clear view of the place right from the terrace.
You can go to Glaoui Kasbah which is six miles away from Ait Benhaddou. Waling outside the lush terrace of Kasbah you will be seeing the same scenery of desert that is used in Alexander the Great and Gladiator.
You will be ending your day with a visit to the Kasbah Taouirt that was built by PashaGlaoui. You can explore the crannies and hooks it has. There are local female painters inside that sell their own works plus there is also the silver shops that sell quality items that will serve as great souvenirs for you. This is one of the largest Kasbahs in Morocco since it was built in the year 1930.
The tour will end with the drive back to the city of Ouarzazate. You will be enjoying the view of the sunset that you will see. After this tour, it is guaranteed that you will be feeling that you had experience a day where you have learned the history of Berber with all the spectacular sceneries you have enjoyed.
1 Day Excursion Prices : Ouarzazate Tour
2 PaxCouple1 days85€
3 PaxGroup1 Days70€
4 PaxFamily1 Days60€
5 PaxFamily1 Days55€
The Price Includes
- The price of the trip include a vehicle with driver/guide.
- The charge of visit the monument and the lunch are not included.