Banc d'Arguin National Park, Nouakchott

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Bird-watchers and nature lovers will have a blast at Banc d'Arguin National Park, a World Heritage Site set up to protect the natural resources of the area. The park, greatly untouched by the human hand, serves as the breeding ground for many migratory birds, such as pelicans, sandpipers, flamingos, and terns. If you have the time, set up a tent at one of the camping sites and enjoy the starry sky during the night. Make Banc d'Arguin National Park a centerpiece of your Nouakchott vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nouakchott day trip tool.
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  • We expected a lot of sea-birds, pelicans, flamingos, etc. We did see them, but from quite a distance: the experience we hoped for. Our itinerary did not allow it, but a better option would have been.....  more »
  • I was there with clients for visit and it was fantastic trip we booked a boat for one day we had fantastic time: Fishing and having nice pictures of the birds there later we had delicious lunch in...  more »
  • Very beautiful and quiet beach
  • it is the most beautiful place in the world and is so lively with nature
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