Ouarzazate Travel Guide

Ouarzazate Travel Guide

Ouarzazate: The Gateway to the Sahara

Known as the “Door of the Desert,” Ouarzazate is a beautiful city in southern Morocco. Ouarzazate is a hub for adventure and cultural activities, as well as a gateway to the Sahara Desert. It is well-known for its breathtaking scenery, old kasbahs, and thriving film industry.

Natural Beauty :

Ouarzazate is also a city of Hollywood worthy contrasts Sahara Moroccan Fint Oasis is a beautiful oasis located in Ouarzazate in a little river valley encircled by desolate hills. This is the same spot in southern Morocco where Brad Pitt shot “Babel.” Evidence that one cannot avoid the nod to stardom and glitz in the Berber town of Ouarzazate! Aside from movie studios, glitz, and artificial wonders, Ouarzazate is mostly the starting point for exploring the undiscovered natural beauties in the Dades Valley, the Draa Valley, and the breathtaking Moroccan Sahara.

Morocco’s Hollywood :

“Hollywood of Morocco,” Ouarzazate, is well known for its crucial role in the global film industry. Thanks to its varied topography, storied architecture, and pleasant temperature, Ouarzazate has become a top choice for international filmmakers. The city is an essential component of Morocco’s cinematic environment because of its film studios and famous sites, atlas studio has hosted many notable and series.

Gladiator (2000), the mummy(1999), Lawrence of Arabia (1992), Game of thrones, kingdom of heaven(2005).

Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou :

The UNESCO-designated world heritage site of the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou is located near Ouarzazate.

The Kasbah has also proved to be the perfect exotic location for international films.

It is a wonderful example of Morocco’s protected heritage and offers a unique insight into Bedouin life in the region.

Tizni-N-Tichka Pass :

By Though it twists and turns, the landscape is arid and lush, dotted with picturesque Berber villages beneath the towering snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains. The road winds higher and higher until it reaches the highest pass in North Africa, the Tizi-N-Tichka, at an altitude of 2260 meters. From there, this ribbon of highway descends gracefully into the red clay region of the Moroccan high desert and into Ouarzazate

Kasbah Taourirt :

Kasbah Taourirt, located in Ouarzazate, Morocco, is one of the most significant and well-preserved examples of Moroccan earthen architecture. This historic fortress has played a crucial role in the region’s history and remains a symbol of the power and influence of the Glaoui family, who were once the most powerful family in southern Morocco.

Jessica G

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Awesome + Memorable

An awesome and memorable way to experience Morocco, we loved everything! Very knowledgeable, I would highly recommend these guys 👍🏼

Vicki P

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Beautiful Cities and landscapes

Our tour guide Mustafa was amazing. We got to see wonderful cities, Casablanca, Rabat,Marrakech and fez. The scenery was varied from mountains to the countryside and deserts and ocean. I would recommend Mustafa for your guide.

Abu D

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Fantastic Moroccon experience

Morocco is beautiful and has amazing landscapes and ofcourse cuisine!
And the best way to do it is with this tour company. They treat you like family and ensure your trip is authentic and wonderful.
Would highly recommend!!

Charlotte L

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Amazing time! Would definitely recommend! Everyone is so nice and the cities are beautiful! Best trip ever!


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a professional and kind guide

we spent 4 days in Marrakech during which we were accompanied to the most beautiful places in Morocco with a splendid brand new jeep, impeccable knowledge of the main places, kindness and professionalism characterized our excursions, if you are in Morocco don’t miss out on the beautiful excursions with him, as well as an excellent guide you will also find an excellent friend. highly recommended

Jaidea A

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Truly a wonderful experience, I fell in love with Morocco

Mustapha in Morocco I had wonderful tours around Morocco High recommendation . Excellent treatment and care on the excursions, really excellent

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