Excursion Kasbah Ait Benhadou and Telouate
Excursion Ait Benhadou and Telouate The Old Plces
Ait Ben Haddou is a trip not to be missed during your stay in Morocco. After crossing the High Atlas south of the ksar is located 170 km from Marrakech. Ait Ben Haddou is a site preserved by UNESCO since 1986 as a World Heritage Site. Where some families still live in the old fortified village.
On the way from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou, you can admire the isolated Berber villages of the High Atlas mountains. After the Tichka pass, you leave the main road and take a path that crosses the Kasbah Tellou and the old palace of Pasha Glaoui the lord of the South during the French Protectorate in Morocco.
After 40 km of track with a panoramic view over the valley of the Ounila, you arrive at the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, the natural setting of international film scenes such as Laurence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Last Temptation of Christ, Babel, and others… Lunch at the restaurant. After a walking tour to discover this Kasbah. In the afternoon return to Marrakech via the pass of Tizi n’Tichka at 2260m altitude.