Ouarzazate: Orientation, Arrival and Transport
Orientation in Ouarzazate in straightforward: the CTM bus station marks the centre of town and Avenue Mohammed V, on the east side, has the town’s main sight: Kasbah Taorirt.
Arrival in Ouarzazate
CTM buses will stop at the CTM bus station right in the centre of town.
Private-line buses operate from the Mahta bus station, 2 kilometres northwest of town. To reach the centre of town from here, hire a petit taxi for around 15dh.
By Grand Taxi
Most grand taxis operate out of Mahta bus station, 2 kilometers outside town. Again, a petit taxi will take you to the centre from here for around 15 dh.
Ouarzazate’s Airport is 3 kilometers north of town, served by petit taxis for 15 – 20dh.
Ouarzazate Tourist Office
The tourist office in Ouarzazate is on Avenue Mohammed V, just across from the post office (PTT). Open Monday to Thursdays from 8:30 – 12:00 & 14:30 – 18:30 and Fridays from 8:30 – 11:30 & 15:00 – 18:30. Telephone: 044 88 24 85