Buses do not ply direct to Aït Benhaddou but can drop you off at the turn off about 7 km away from where you will have to find a lift.
It will be better to arrange a private hire of a taxi for the trip.
At daytime, grand taxis are always waiting at the crossing. A seat costs 9 Dirham to which they might add for luggage. The cost for the whole taxi will be 60 Dirham.
Car: Aït Benhaddou is 9 km off the main Tizi n Tichka road, which links Ouarzazate to Marrakech. Coming from Ouarzazate, turn to the right after about18 km from the town. It's quite a scenic drive to Aït Benhaddou. On the way into town there is a slight turn to the right, which is a popular spot for great views over the town and the Kasbah.
From Marrakesh it will be a full day trip and the best advice is to organize a private tour if you do not have much time.
Once inside the Ksar you can only walk or climb. There are two main entrances into the Ksar. One can be reached by new bridge. To reach the second, it is necessary to cross the river using the stepping stones (in dry season the river is completely dry).
There are several shops within the town that sell souvenirs from all over the Sahara, particularly prevalent are Models of the Ksar and wooden artifacts from the Dogon people in Mali.
There is a very friendly carpet shop in the newer part of town near the post office.
Auberge La Goulade. The first auberge along the road into Ait Benhaddou, run by a French man and his Moroccan wife. Very friendly, excellent food and good price.edit
Hotel Restaurant La Rose Du Sable, Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, Morocco, ☎ +212 (0) 5 24 89 00 22, . Clean, comfortable rooms. Great food.edit
Riad Ksar Ighnda, Douar As Falou, Ait Benhaddou, Morocco (3km past Ait Ben Haddou), ☎ +212 (0) 5 24 88 76 44, . In an authentic yet modern setting, Riad Ksar Ighnda opens its doors for you onto the Atlas Mountains with rooms in tadelakt with air conditioning.edit
La Fibule d'Or Ait Benhaddou (Ait Ben Haddou), ait ben haddou (ait ben haddou), ☎ +212 (0) 6 274 62 652 (email@example.com), . 11 rooms, restaurant, room service , panoramic terrace, free parking, free internet.400 dh per/person per night in half board. edit
Kasbah Tebi, Ksar Aït Benhaddou, ☎ +212 (0) 6 61 94 11 53, . Authentic renovated Berber Kasbah. Magnificent view. Tranquility. Hospitable.400 DM per person per night (halfboard). edit
Chez rachid, Assfalou,ait ben haddou, ☎ 0618750102. For travelers seeking a family atmosphere and the human touch, the homestay is a great way to meet and cultural exchange. The Berber homestay allows travelers to to completely immerse themselves in the daily life and culture of the indigenous population. edit