Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Half-Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Morocco

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Ait ben Haddou is more than just a film set, though; it is a ksar, a fortified village whose history goes back almost a thousand years, although the maze of narrow and crenulated towers you see these days are mainly from the 17th century. As a strategic stop for caravans of camels, often numbering hundreds, on the trans-Saharan trade route from the Sudan to Marrakech carrying gold, silver and slaves and returning with salt, it would have been a thriving town, home to thousands. As well a private homes – everything from small palaces to modest one-room dwellings – there were communal areas including a public square, a mosque, a caravanserai to house those travelling with the caravans, grain threshing areas outside the ramparts, a fortified granary ( agadir) at the top of the village, the last redoubt in time of invasion, and two cemeteries, Muslim and Jewish.. With me you will see and feel more.....:)
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionVisite the Kasbah of Ait ben haddou, the most important stops of the old caravans, between the desert and the north.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

What’s not included

  • Private transportation
  • transportation to the start point is not include, we can arrage that