27 days in Mauritania Itinerary

27 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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27 days in Mauritania Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  17 h
1
Nouakchott
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Ouadane
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Chinguetti
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Atar
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Trarza Region
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Budapest

2
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.
Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Arguin Bank National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Plage de Nouakchott, browse the different shops at Al Khaima Mall, hunt for treasures at Marche Capitale, and admire all the interesting features of Stade Olympique.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nouakchott journey website .

Budapest, Hungary to Nouakchott is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Nouakchott is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ouadane.

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Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Koumbi Saleh
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Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott
Saudi mosque ©
Saudi mosque
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche

5
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: delve into the distant past at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouadane trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Nouakchott to Ouadane with the Route module. You'll set off for Chinguetti on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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5
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: browse the collection at Bibliotheque Habott and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chinguetti Mosque.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chinguetti trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Ouadane to Chinguetti in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 14th (Fri), you're off toAtar.

Things to do in Chinguetti

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

4
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: explore the striking landscape at Terjit Oasis.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Atar trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Chinguetti to Atar in 2 hours. In December in Atar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), you're off toTrarza Region.

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Parks Nature
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

6
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, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Trarza Region vacation maker website .

Explore your travel options from Atar to Trarza Region with the Route module. You will leave for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Trarza Region

Parks Nature
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara