Travel to Ouarzazate

Book your flights to Ouarzazate with Etihad Airways and prepare to enter the gateway to the Sahara Desert. The capital of southern–central Ouarzazate province, the city is an established holiday destination within easy access of the Atlas Mountains. It’s also a favourite of filmmakers and immediately West of the city is a UNESCO world heritage site. A perfect destination for travellers looking for a relaxing get away, even the word “Ouarzazate” is derived from the Berber word for “without noise”.

Top 5 Things To Do in Ouarzazate

  • Many Hollywood Movies have been shot here, so if you are excited by film, a visit to the huge Atlas studios 6km outside the city is essential
  • Plan a trip to the village of M'Hamid and spend the night in the awe inspiring vastness of the Sahara Desert
  • Dedicate a day travelling to the Oasis de Fint and the Kasbah of Taourirt, a short journey into the dry hills surrounding the city
  • Get to know the inhabitants, take a night walk along the central square behind Avenue Muhammad V. This long road begins outside the city and continues through to the desert on the other side
  • See the UNESCO world heritage site of Aït Benhaddou, situated on what was once the Caravan route from the Sahara to Marrakech

Plan Your Ouarzazate Holiday

Finding flight deals to Ouarzazate is easy with Etihad's popular deals. The city of Ouarzazate is a well-established tourist destination, and many companies offer guided tours into the Atlas Mountains, these are very popular, so be sure to book tickets to Ouarzazate in advance. The best way to find cheap hotels in Ouarzazate when planning your visit is to take into account the climate of peak season and the potential for crowds at festival times.