Aït Benhaddou is a fortified city, or palace, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco.
Once inside the Ksar you can only walk or climb. There are two main entrances into the Ksar. One can be reached by new bridge. To reach the second. The town itself is the main attraction, with mud buildings climbing up the side of the hill.
The Granary at the top of the hill is impressive and well worth the effort to get up there.
The Mausoleum of Ben-Haddou is at the base of the hill on the opposite side to the town.
ITINERARY & TRIP DETAILS:
1 Day :Marrakech, High Atlas, Kasbah Telouat, Ait Benhaddou- Marrakech.
Departure early morning from Marrakech at 7:00 am heading towards Ait benhaddou, through the high Atlas Mountains (small stops on the way to approach the beautiful landscapes and Berber authentic villages). The First Big stop is devoted to the visit of‘ « Teloaut Kasbah » ( the seat of the El Glaoui family’s power ). Then we carry on to the Kasbah Ait benhaddou, a 16th century fortress classified by UNESCO as a human international Heritage. Return back to Marrakech.
- Trip grade: Easy
- Group size: Min 2 and Max 15
- Duration: 1 Day
- Starts/Finish: marrakech city
- Availability: all year round
- Group 2-3: 70 € Per person
- Group 4-6: 60 € Per person
- Group 7-10: 50 € Per person
- Group 11-15: 40 € Per person
- One person: On request
- Private transport to and from marrakech
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Speaking English driver guide
- Visit the old kasbah
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:
- Soft Drinks & water
ABOUT THE PRICE / PAYMENT:
The price quoted is per person and we quote in Euros (€), but you can pay in Sterling (£)/ US Dollars ($)/ Moroccan Dirham.