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Ouarzazate is a beautiful city located in southern Morocco, known for its stunning desert landscapes, traditional architecture, and rich cultural heritage. If you are looking for a one day trip from Marrakech to ait ben haddou kasbah, here is a suggested itinerary for your excursion to Ouarzazate:

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Depart from Marrakech early in the morning to make the most of your day trip to Ouarzazate.

Enjoy the scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains, passing by stunning Berber villages, valleys and canyons.

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a well-preserved 16th-century kasbah made of mud bricks that has been used as a backdrop for many famous films and TV shows, such as Gladiator, Game of Thrones, and Lawrence of Arabia.


Continue to Ouarzazate, also known as the “Gateway to the Desert,” and visit the Taourirt Kasbah, an impressive fortress that was once the residence of the Glaoui family, one of the most influential Berber dynasties in the region.

Explore the Atlas Film Studios, one of the largest movie studios in the world, where many international films and TV shows have been filmed, such as The Mummy, Kingdom of Heaven, and Prison Break.

After your tour of the studios, enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant.

Return to Marrakech in the late afternoon, just in time to enjoy a beautiful sunset over the Atlas Mountains.

This itinerary is just a suggestion, and you can customize it according to your preferences and interests. Keep in mind that it is a full day trip, so be prepared for a long but exciting day of exploring the beautiful city of Ouarzazate and its surroundings.


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