9 days in Mauritania Itinerary

9 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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9 days in Mauritania Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Nouakchott
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Ouadane
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Atar
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Trarza Region
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Moscow

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Galerie Zeinart and Al Khaima Mall. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Marche Capitale, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haye Mohamedia Mosque, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Nouakchott.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nouakchott trip planner .

Moscow, Russia to Nouakchott is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Nouakchott is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in February: high temperatures in Nouakchott hover around 36°C and lows are around 19°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off toOuadane.

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping Historic Sites Beaches
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Marche Capitale ©
Marche Capitale
Al Khaima Mall ©
Al Khaima Mall

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ouadane road trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nouakchott to Ouadane. You'll set off for Atar on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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1
night
Atar

Atar ©
Atar is a town in northwestern Mauritania, the capital of the Adrar Region and the main settlement on the Adrar Plateau. On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Terjit Oasis.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Atar route maker .

Traveling by car from Ouadane to Atar takes 3.5 hours. In February in Atar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Trarza Region.

Things to do in Atar

Nature Parks
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

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nights
Trarza Region

Trarza Region ©
Trarza is a region in southwest Mauritania. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire nature's extreme beauty at Mauritania Sahara.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Trarza Region vacation tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Atar to Trarza Region. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Trarza Region

Nature Parks
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara