23 days in Mauritania Itinerary

23 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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23 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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
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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: admire nature's extreme beauty at Mauritania Sahara.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Trarza Region road trip tool .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Trarza Region is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Trarza Region due to the time zone difference. On the 14th (Sat), you're off toAtar.

Things to do in Trarza Region

Parks Nature
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

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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 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Terjit Oasis.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Atar itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Trarza Region to Atar. September in Atar sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 37°C at night. You'll set off for Chinguetti on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Atar

Parks Nature
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

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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. Chinguetti is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Habott and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chinguetti Mosque.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chinguetti trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Atar to Chinguetti by car takes about 3 hours. In September in Chinguetti, expect temperatures between 46°C during the day and 37°C at night. You will leave for Ouadane on the 20th (Fri).

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Chinguetti Mosque ©
Chinguetti Mosque
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Bibliotheque Habott

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Ouadane

Ouadane ©
Ouadane is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ouadane route planner.

Getting from Chinguetti to Ouadane by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Nouakchott on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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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 in the waterfront at Port de Peche, browse the different shops at Al Khaima Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saudi mosque, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Capitale.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nouakchott holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ouadane to Nouakchott. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off tohome.

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