30 days in Mauritania Itinerary

30 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nouakchott
— 4 nights
2
Ouadane
— 2 nights
3
Atar
— 7 nights
4
Chinguetti
— 4 nights
5
Hodh Ech Chargui Region
— 3 nights
6
Trarza Region
— 6 nights

4
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Artisanal, Marche Capitale and Banc d'Arguin National Park. Popular historic sites such as Saudi mosque and Mosque Ould Mbouja are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Galerie Zeinart and Haye Mohamedia Mosque. There's much more to do: stroll through Plage de Nouakchott, get into the urban bustle at Centre culturel francais St Exupery, browse the different shops at Al Khaima Mall, and take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nouakchott travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport. In April in Nouakchott, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ouadane.

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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Banc d'Arguin National Park ©
Banc d'Arguin National Park
Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott

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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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ouadane day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nouakchott to Ouadane. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Atar.

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Historic Sites
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7
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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.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Atar online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ouadane to Atar by car takes about 3 hours. April in Atar sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Chinguetti on the 15th (Wed).

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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinguetti Mosque and get advice or help at Bibliotheque Habott.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Chinguetti online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Atar to Chinguetti by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for Hodh Ech Chargui Region on the 19th (Sun).

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Chinguetti Mosque ©
Chinguetti Mosque
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Bibliotheque Habott

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Hodh Ech Chargui Region

Hodh Ech Chargui Region ©
You've now added Koumbi Saleh to your itinerary.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hodh Ech Chargui Region route planning website.

Explore your travel options from Chinguetti to Hodh Ech Chargui Region with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Trarza Region.

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Historic Sites
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Koumbi Saleh ©
Koumbi Saleh

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: admire nature's extreme beauty at Mauritania Sahara.

Plan a Trarza Region trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Hodh Ech Chargui Region to Trarza Region with the Route module. You will leave for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Trarza Region

Parks Nature
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara