Marrakech-Kasbah's-Telouat-Ait ben Hadou/ by 4WD
Today’s adventure start at 7h30 pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech and drive to the Kasbah of Telouat about 3h drive ,first stop will be at Zat valley , then you continue your adventure along the majestic beauty of the high Atlas mountains , through the scenic road of Tizi n’tichka the highest pass in north Africa (2260 meters ) lush oasis valleys and mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers ,then you continue to explore the beauty of this Berber area. After leaving the main road between Marrakech and Ouarzazate we will drive about 20km among the valleys and aok tree into the famous Kasbah of Telouat ( fortified citadels ) which was made from earth mixed with water ,sometimes with chopped straw added . they are pressed into wooden moulds and dried under the sun. the Pasha EL-GLAOUI or lord of the Atlas has employed the most skilled Berber artisans to decorated his Kasbah- palace where he used to stay deep in the high Atlas mountains .after the interesting visit of the Kasbah we will leave it behind following the serpent road along the green and flourishing Asif Ounila valley bordered by oleander and fruit trees such as olives ,walnuts ,pomegranates , apples ,pears ,and quinces . lots of Kasbah’s here and there in all of the way till the fabulous UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah Ait ben Hadou, famous for international film makers , before visiting the Kasbah you will have lunch in one of the local Berber restaurant , visiting the Kasbah is by foot about 1hour , your local guide will take you and share the fascinating history of Ait ben Hadou which once served as the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech ,a few family still living there but most of them now are living in a more modern village at the other side of the river .after the visit you will return back to Marrakech via Tizi N’Tichka road ,the driver will take you into your accommodation.
Availability every day
Pickup time: 7h30 Am
Return back at: 6h30 Pm