Ouarzazate Tour – Visit the Oasis of Fint
Ouarzazate Tour Overview
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 breathtaking.
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 During an Ouarzazate Tour
- Visit Ait Benhaddou and Kasbah Taouirt.
- Visit the Oasis of Fint
- Visit Atlas Film Studios
Itinerary of Ouarzazate Tour:
A hotel in Ouarzazate where you start your tour. Your first destination is the oasis of Fint. You take the pizzeria along “Plateo de Peris”. You are clearly visible on this road. You will make a one-hour trek on foot in the oasis itself. After the Oasis Tour take the road toward Atas Film Studios.
Lawrence of Arabia was filmed here and since then many directors have been exploiting the wonderful scenery of this studio in their films. Some of these movies are Kundun, Hideous Kinky, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Sahara, and Sheltering Sky.
You will then visit Ait Ben Haddou, 32 km from Ouarzazate. This is a picturesque village. It is located in the Souss-Massa-Draa on the hill of the Ouarzazate River. This site is used for filming the movie Lawrence of Arabia. Jesus of Nazareth and Gomorrah were also shot in this very beautiful setting. A controlled restoration was carried out on the site under the auspices of UNESCO.
You will then be directed to the towering and majestic Kasbah. The view from here is amazing and the location is really great. Your lunch will also be there in Ait Ben Haddou. You can also enjoy Moroccan dishes while enjoying a clear view of the place from the balcony. You can go to Glaoui Kasbah, six miles from Ait Benhaddou. Step outside the leafy terrace of the kasbah and you’ll see the same desert landscape used in Alexander the Great and the Gladiator.
You will be ending your day with a visit to the Kasbah Taouirt which 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 are 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 ends with the drive back to the city of Ouarzazate. You will love the view of the sunset you will see. After this tour, you are guaranteed to feel like you have experienced a day learning the history of Berbers with all the spectacular scenery 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 includes a vehicle with a driver/guide.
- The charge for visiting the monument and the lunch are not included.
Knowing before booking with us
Desert Morocco Adventure organize only private tours so please if you are traveling with 2 adults ( in total 3 persons) and you are planning to book with us a tour make a booking in the tour schedule for 3 pax and not in a group of 5 unless you are 5 persons in total.
If you are more than 5 people or you are traveling with kids please contact us.