15 days in Mauritania Itinerary

15 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritania Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  27 h
1
Nouakchott
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Ouadane
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Chinguetti
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Atar
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Trarza Region
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
Nouakchott

Nouakchott ©
Nouakchott, which means "place of the winds" in Berber language, serves as the capital and largest city of Mauritania, and one of the largest cities in the Sahara.
Nouakchott is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Plage de Nouakchott, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saudi mosque, pick up some local products at Galerie Zeinart, and browse the range of quality goods at Marche Turc.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nouakchott road trip planning website .

Bengaluru, India to Nouakchott is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Nouakchott, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Ouadane.

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche

1
night
Ouadane

Ouadane ©
Ouadane or Wādān is a small town in the desert region of central Mauritania, situated on the southern edge of the Adrar Plateau, 93 km northeast of Chinguetti. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouadane trip itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nouakchott to Ouadane. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Chinguetti.

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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1
night
Chinguetti

Chinguetti ©
Chinguetti is a ksar or a Berber medieval trading center in northern Mauritania, located on the Adrar Plateau east of Atar.Founded in the 13th century as the center of several trans-Saharan trade routes, this small city continues to attract a handful of visitors who admire its spare architecture, scenery and ancient libraries. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinguetti Mosque and then get advice or help at Bibliotheque Habott.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chinguetti holiday planner.

You can drive from Ouadane to Chinguetti in 2.5 hours. In February in Chinguetti, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Atar.

Things to do in Chinguetti

Historic Sites
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Chinguetti Mosque ©
Chinguetti Mosque
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Bibliotheque Habott

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nights
Atar

Atar ©
Atar is a town in northwestern Mauritania, the capital of the Adrar Region and the main settlement on the Adrar Plateau. Atar is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Terjit Oasis.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Atar journey planner.

Traveling by car from Chinguetti to Atar takes 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Atar are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will leave for Trarza Region on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Atar

Parks Nature
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

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nights
Trarza Region

Trarza Region ©
Trarza is a region in southwest Mauritania. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the fascinating landscape at Mauritania Sahara.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Trarza Region road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Atar to Trarza Region with the Route module. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Trarza Region

Parks Nature
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara