23 days in Mauritania Itinerary

23 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  22 h 45 min
1
Trarza Region
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Atar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Chinguetti
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Ouadane
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
Nouakchott
— 5 nights
Fly:  21 h
End: Kuwait City

5
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.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Trarza Region tour itinerary app.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Trarza Region is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Trarza Region is minus 3 hours. You'll set off for Atar on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Trarza Region

Nature Parks
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

2
nights
Atar

Atar ©
Atar is a town in northwestern Mauritania, the capital of the Adrar Region and the main settlement on the Adrar Plateau. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Terjit Oasis.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Atar road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Trarza Region to Atar. In September, daily temperatures in Atar can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 37°C. You will leave for Chinguetti on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Atar

Nature Parks
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

4
nights
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. Chinguetti is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your bearings at Bibliotheque Habott and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinguetti Mosque.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chinguetti tour website.

Traveling by car from Atar to Chinguetti takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Chinguetti can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 37°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Ouadane.

Things to do in Chinguetti

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

3
nights
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. Ouadane is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ouadane road trip planning app.

Drive from Chinguetti to Ouadane in 2.5 hours. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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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 Ibn Abbas Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Al Khaima Mall, and hunt for treasures at Marche Capitale.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nouakchott holiday maker.

Explore your travel options from Ouadane to Nouakchott with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sun).

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