Explore the streets of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, a traditional clay city now protected as a World Heritage Site. Dating back to the 11th century, the collection of six forts (known as kasbahs) and around fifty individual homes sit huddled behind fortified walls on what was once the caravan route connecting Sahara and Marrakech. Used in many films over the years, usually as a stand-in for Jerusalem, the city has an evocative, timeless charm. Using our custom trip planner, Ait Ben Haddou attractions like Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Tours to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
$177 BOOK WITH VIATOR Atlas Mountains and Ait Ben Haddou Day Tour from Marrakech
Duration: 10 to 12 hours
$136 BOOK WITH VIATOR 3-Day Tour: Marrakech to Merzouga by Way of Dadès Valley plus Erg Chebbi Camel Trek
Duration: 3 days
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou reviews
Two friends, my wife, little son and I visited Kasbah Aït-Ben-Haddou in August in the evening to see the sunset. The hike is not very challenging (I was carrying our son and my wife our camera), but..... more »
When I visited the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou three years ago, I was rather sick. I made it across the walking bridge and into the ksar proper for a short while but then my illness took over and I had to.... more »
I wish our guide had told us more and we went through more of the town. What a thrill. It is a majestic site. I think some attention needs to be put into restoration and preservation. Its... more »
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