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
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Atar
— 3 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
— 6 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Kuwait City

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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.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Trarza Region trip builder app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Trarza Region is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 3 hours. You'll set off for Atar on the 12th (Thu).

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. Atar is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Terjit Oasis.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Trarza Region to Atar. In September, daytime highs in Atar are 46°C, while nighttime lows are 37°C. You'll set off for Chinguetti on the 15th (Sun).

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 find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chinguetti online road trip planner .

You can drive from Atar to Chinguetti in 3 hours. In September in Chinguetti, expect temperatures between 46°C during the day and 37°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Ouadane.

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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: explore the ancient world of Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ouadane trip planner .

Getting from Chinguetti to Ouadane by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Nouakchott.

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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Nouakchott, take a stroll around Centre culturel francais St Exupery, and browse the exhibits of Galerie Zeinart.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nouakchott online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel 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.

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