A Travel Price Comparison for Morocco Asilah vs. Ait Ben Haddou for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Asilah or Ait Ben Haddou?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Asilah and Ait Ben Haddou can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Where Should I go: Asilah or Ait Ben Haddou?

Asilah

Spend your summers like the rich and famous with a trip to Asilah, Morocco. With pristine, white buildings and wrought-iron windows, this gorgeous city still holds the traditions from a time when it was under Spanish rule. The town remains rather quiet for most of the year, with a population surge in the summer months. Beaches are packed and there are tourists as far as the eye can see. If you're not a fan of crowds, consider visiting in the spring or fall when the weather is nice, but the tourists are gone.

Ait Ben Haddou

Think of a time when you've seen Jerusalem in a movie. Chances are what you're really looking at is the traditional, mud brick city of Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco. This city on the edge of the High Atlas Mountains has been an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, and has also been seen in movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Orson Welles' Sodom and Gomorrah, Jesus of Nazareth, the French version of Cleopatra, Bertolucci's Sheltering Sky, Scorsese's Kundun, Gillies MacKannon's Hideous Kinky, Ridley Scott's Gladiator, Oliver Stone's Alexander the Great, and in some scenes from Game of Thrones.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Cultural Tours in Morocco, The Best Budget Tours to Morocco, The Best Luxury Tours to Morocco, and The Best Sightseeing Tours in Morocco.


Which place is cheaper, Ait Ben Haddou or Asilah?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Asilah is $66, while the average daily cost in Ait Ben Haddou is $70. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Asilah and Ait Ben Haddou in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Asilah $29
    Ait Ben Haddou $25
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Asilah $58
    Ait Ben Haddou $50
Compare Hotels in Asilah and Ait Ben Haddou

Looking for a hotel in Asilah or Ait Ben Haddou? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Asilah


Hotels in Ait Ben Haddou


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Asilah Hotel Prices and Ait Ben Haddou Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Asilah $15
    Ait Ben Haddou $29

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Asilah

Also for Asilah, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Tangier: Private Transfer to Asilah: $72

Is it cheaper to fly into Asilah or Ait Ben Haddou?

Prices for flights to both Ait Ben Haddou and Asilah change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Asilah $24
    Ait Ben Haddou $23
Typical Food Prices in Asilah

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Asilah:


  • Cookies
    $0.50
  • Breakfast for Two
    $4.99
  • Tagine Dinner for 2
    $7.48

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Asilah $22
    Ait Ben Haddou $28

Tours and Activities in Asilah

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Asilah.

  • Assilah tour on the atlantic coast: $91

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Asilah $6.98
    Ait Ben Haddou $6.13


When comparing the travel costs between Asilah and Ait Ben Haddou, we can see that Ait Ben Haddou is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Africa, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Asilah Expensive? and Is Ait Ben Haddou Expensive?.