Route & dates
9 days in Mauritania Itinerary
Start: St. Petersburg
Fly: 18 h 45 min
Nouakchott— 7 nights
Fly: 18 h 45 min
End: St. Petersburg
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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: take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche, explore the wide array of goods at Marche Turc, pick up some local products at Galerie Zeinart, and get into the urban bustle at Centre culturel francais St Exupery.
For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nouakchott travel itinerary planner.
St. Petersburg, Russia to Nouakchott is an approximately 19- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Nouakchott. When traveling from St. Petersburg in June, plan for much warmer days in Nouakchott, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 26°C. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to home.
Things to do in Nouakchott
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