Quarzazat is the Gateway to Sahara
Quarzazat is Head South East with the Dades valley, to reach the Chebbi dunes, Head South via the Draa Valley, to reach the Lihoudi dunes and also the Chigaga dunes.On Top Of The World
The journey from Marrakech entails taking a trip a two-lane freeway, amazing every which way. This significant roller rollercoaster of a road is taken a trip daily by every kind of car. From vehicles, SUVs as well as lumbering electric motor trainers to tanker trucks, trucks packed with livestock They all pass any place they pick!
Travelling with a competent vehicle driver on this road is a genuine asset, Hassan is that possession!
The Significant Tizni-N-Tichka Pass
By twists and turns the landscape is arid and lavish, dotted with picturesque Berber villages below the looming snow-capped peaks of the Atlas hills. The roadway winds higher and also greater until it reaches the highest possible come on North Africa, the Tizi-N-Tichka, at an altitude of 2260 metres, from there this ribbon of highway descends with dignity into the red clay area of the Moroccan high desert and into Ouarzazate.
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
Ouarzazate is additionally located near to the UNESCO world heritage site of the fortified town and also Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, amazingly still lived in by 10 families.
The Kasbah has actually additionally proved the best unique location for countless international movies.
It is a wonderful instance of Morocco’s secured heritage and also offers a special understanding into Bedouin life in the region.
Ouarzazate is an attractive, calm, palm oasis community with towering palms, wide streets, several hotels and well put metropolitan gardens, stunning red-earthed Riads, sidewalk cafes and the Kasbah Taourirt, partially restored by UNESCO.
Our Guest House : Berber Nomad Kasbah
Ouarzazate is also a noted movie making the location, as is much of the bordering location, with Morocco’s most significant studios welcoming many worldwide movie companies to fire their movies. Ouarzazate is called Morocco’s Hollywood. As a matter of fact the Kasbah Tiffoultoute, just west of the community was made right into a restaurant and also hotel for the actors of Lawrence of Arabia as well as still stays an area of passion to head to for mint tea, drawn from its balcony with attractive views.
Lawrence Of Arabia, Star Wars, The Living Daytimes, The Last Lure Of Christ, The Mummy, Gladiator, Kundun, The Safeguarding Skies, Salmon Fishing In Yemen, were all shot in the Ouarzazate area. Some recorded at the Atlas Movie studio as well as others at the CLA workshops. The CLA houses the extra persuading collections and also a host of wonderful props.
Both studios are open to the general public as well as excursions can be arranged.
All-natural Elegance, Natural Marvels
Ouarzazate is additionally a city of Hollywood worthwhile contrasts, where donkey driven carts clip-clop their means past the entryway of Le Berber Royal Residence Hotel, a grand facility of classy rooms and also swiftly aromatic gardens, where Gucci sunglasses by the pool and Louis Vuitton travel luggage in the entrance hall is the order of the day!
The Lovely Berber Inhabited Fint Oasis, an environment-friendly sanctuary hidden deep in a tiny river valley surrounded by barren hillsides is a said preferred location of the region for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt shot ‘Babel’ in this region of Southern Morocco. Testimony to the reality, there is no getting away approval to popularity and prestige in the Berber town of Ouarzazate! Movie studio, prestige and manufactured wonders aside, Ouarzazate principally serves as the portal to the All-natural wonders, waiting for exploration, in the Dades Valley, the Draa Valley and also the amazing Moroccan Sahara
All of which, is most absolutely not a filmmakers impression!