15 days in Mauritania Itinerary

15 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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15 days in Mauritania Itinerary

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Trarza Region
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Atar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Chinguetti
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ouadane
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Nouakchott
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

4
nights
Trarza Region

Trarza Region ©
Trarza is a region in southwest Mauritania. Trarza Region is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Mauritania Sahara.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Trarza Region tour itinerary planner.

Nassau, Bahamas to Trarza Region is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toAtar.

Things to do in Trarza Region

Parks Nature
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

1
night
Atar

Atar ©
Atar is a town in northwestern Mauritania, the capital of the Adrar Region and the main settlement on the Adrar Plateau. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Terjit Oasis.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Atar attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Trarza Region to Atar. In November, daily temperatures in Atar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Chinguetti.

Things to do in Atar

Parks Nature
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

1
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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 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chinguetti Mosque and then browse the collection at Bibliotheque Habott.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Chinguetti trip planner .

You can drive from Atar to Chinguetti in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Chinguetti are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ouadane.

Things to do in Chinguetti

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Chinguetti Mosque ©
Chinguetti Mosque
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Bibliotheque Habott

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Ouadane

Ouadane ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ouadane trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Chinguetti to Ouadane in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Nouakchott on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Ouadane

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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 beaches, shopping, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Ould Mbouja, take a stroll around Centre culturel francais St Exupery, and kick back and relax at Plage de Nouakchott.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nouakchott tour itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ouadane to Nouakchott. In November in Nouakchott, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Nouakchott

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