Top Experiences in Ouarzazate

Unique things to do, curated by kimkim specialists
Embark on a memorable experience in Ouarzazate with some of kimkim's well-selected activities. Go mountain biking in Ouarzazate's Fint Oasis and enjoy the ride on a flat landscape that stretches along a river oasis lined with palm trees. Explore Ouarzazate, a desert town where you can experience a movie studio tour, visit the Musée du Cinema, Avenue Mohammed V, and even catch views of Aït Benhaddou, the green Draa Valley, and the Todra Gorge on a clear day. Experience a backlot tour of the Atlas Film Studio, which is also known as the Hollywood of Morocco, and get a chance to interact with whichever props are current on set. 
Mountain Biking in Ouarzazate's Fint Oasis
Next to the city of Ouarzazate is the lush Fint Oasis, a flat landscape that stretches along a river oasis lined with palm trees. It's one of Morocco's most popular areas for mountain biking, as it offers exciting and scenic offroad tracks for all levels. Whether you're an expert or beginner, you...
Explore the Cinematic Desert Town of Ouarzazate
Self guided
Enjoy free time to explore the picturesque town of Ouarzazate, known as the "Gateway to the Sahara." Start in the town's 19th-century Taourirt Kasbah. From the top, you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. On a clear day, your eye can stretch as far as the red-mud city of Aït...
Ouarzazate, Atlas Movie Studios
Backlot Tour of the Atlas Film Studio in Ouarzazate
A visit to the Atlas Film Studio is quite a unique experience. Despite being a small studio, it's still very active and has produced several big-screen gems, including Kingdom of Heaven and The Mummy. But on a regional level, the studio is known as the "Hollywood of Morocco," as any film that...
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Embroidery Workshop in a Cooperative near Ouarzazate
Near the Fint Oasis (a scenic stretch of river valley lined with palm trees) is a cooperative that produces weaved goods. In this particular cooperative, the workers mostly make table cloths, where men weave the fabric and women embroider by hand in the traditional Berber style. This heritage...
Celebrate the Amazigh New Year in Ouarzazate
Self guided
If you're traveling in Morocco in January, you can attend the Amazigh New Year, also known as the Berber New Year, on the 12th of January. The Berber calendar is almost in the year 3000 now, as the year 2021 is 2971! The Berber new year is celebrated amongst Berbers all over Morocco, but most...

Experiences in Ouarzazate, Morocco

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Unique Cultural Experiences in Morocco

Morocco's distinct and authentic culture (unchanged in many ways) is perhaps the primary reason to explore the country. You'll find traditional villages that still live today as they have throughout history. Cities like Casablanca and Chefchaouen lift the veil and let you see the way locals live day-to-day. Visit small towns and Berber villages in the mountains, peruse artisan collectives, and get off the beaten path to discover Morocco's incredible countryside.

The scenic city of Ouarzazate
Best Things to Do in Ouarzazate

Known as the "Hollywood of Morocco," you may recognize the town and scenery of Ouarzazate from movies like The Mummy and Gladiator. Enjoy touring the studios that made these films possible while admiring the town's unique architecture and towering Kasbah. Then, explore Ouarzazate's surroundings with activities like biking along the scenic Fint Oasis. You can also take part in unique experiences, such as attending an embroidery workshop at a artist's cooperative or joining the locals for the annual Amazigh New Year!

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