As soon as I found out I was going to Marrakech, I knew I had to visit Kasbah Aït Benhaddou. You may be asking wtf is this? Well my friends, a kasbah is a gated city, typically built at foot of a hill and built up. This Kasbah is special as Aït Benhaddou is a UNESCO world heritage site. More importantly it is famously shot in Game of Thrones! Land of the Dothraki.

A few things when making a day trip to Aït Benhaddou

  • Plan on traveling March through November, when passing through is High Atlas Mountains is still an option.
  • Hire a driver or tour guide as the roads are pretty crazy
  • Dress in layers as it goes from hot to cold to hot with the change in elevation

Read more about my Marrakech day trip to Aït Benhaddou.

Marrakech to Aït Benhaddou

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