Nestled in the middle of the Ounila Valley is Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient Ksar along the former caravan route from the Sahara to Marrakech. Famous for being a hotspot for film sets such as Gladiator and Game of Thrones, no one lives in the Ksar any longer, but 4 families in ancient mudbrick houses.
Riad Caravane is a stylish yet simple riad with Berber touches located in the rustic and sophisticated setting of Ait Ben Haddou. Just a few steps away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is the perfect stay for those looking for a night on the edge of the desert or a weekend getaway in a peaceful and secluded oasis.
From this point onward, forget everything you have heard or read about driving through the Tizi N’Tichka Pass from Marrakech to the desert. Here’s the truth about driving through the Pass based on my first hand experience.
Excited for your exotic, beautiful and eye-opening experience to Morocco? Before you go there are some important things you should keep in mind when you pack. Here is Svadore’s essential guide to packing for a trip to Morocco.