45 days in Mauritania Itinerary

45 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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45 days in Mauritania Itinerary

Start: Minsk
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Trarza Region
— 7 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Atar
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Chinguetti
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Ouadane
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
Nouakchott
— 11 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Minsk

7
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.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trarza Region road trip planning site .

Minsk, Belarus to Trarza Region is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 3 hours. You will leave for Atar on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Trarza Region

Parks Nature
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

8
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.

Start your trip to Atar by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Trarza Region to Atar. In February, daily temperatures in Atar can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Chinguetti.

Things to do in Atar

Parks Nature
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

8
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 advice or help at Bibliotheque Habott and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinguetti Mosque.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chinguetti day trip planning site .

You can drive from Atar to Chinguetti in 3 hours. In February in Chinguetti, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 27th (Thu), you're off to Ouadane.

Things to do in Chinguetti

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

8
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.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouadane trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chinguetti to Ouadane takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Nouakchott on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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11
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Nouakchott, pick up some local products at Galerie Zeinart, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche, and get into the urban bustle at Centre culturel francais St Exupery.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nouakchott tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ouadane to Nouakchott. In March, daily temperatures in Nouakchott can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nouakchott

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