Discover the scenic beauty of the High Atlas Mountains on a full-day tour from Marrakech. See the Berber villages of the green valleys and the snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountain range. Cross the legendary Tizi n' Tichka Pass, and more.
What to Expect
Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech for a full-day tour of the High Atlas Mountains.
Following a pick-up from your hotel, drive towards Ouarzazate, traveling through the Tizi n' Tichka Pass. Climb to a height of 2,670 meters, and enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains.
Once your reach the summit, begin your descent towards the Kasbah of Telouet, a palatial former residence of the powerful rulers of the Glaoui tribe. The Kasbah is also well-known from the many movies filmed there, such as “Gladiator” and “Lawrence of Arabia.”
Continue on to the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou. Travel along the Ounila Valley, seeing old salt mines and beautiful rivers lined with many Berber villages.
Explore Ait Ben Haddou, climbing the steep streets for panoramic views of the surrounding area. It is possible to stop for lunch in Ait Ben Haddou, or continue to Ouarzazate to enjoy lunch with a local family in their private home. Get an insight into the simple yet accommodating life people lead in southern Morocco.
Transfer back to Marrakech, traveling the mountains pass for up-close views of the stunning scenery.
- Transportation by 4WD vehicle or minivan
- English-speaking driver
Know Before You Go
• This trip can be booked as late as one day prior to your departure