31 days in Mauritania & New Zealand Itinerary

31 days in Mauritania & New Zealand Itinerary

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1
Trarza Region, Mauritania
— 1 night
2
Nouakchott, Mauritania
— 2 nights
3
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 7 nights
4
Wellington, New Zealand
— 5 nights
5
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 7 nights
6
Auckland, New Zealand
— 5 nights

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night
Trarza Region, Mauritania

Trarza Region ©
Trarza is a region in southwest Mauritania. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire nature's extreme beauty at Mauritania Sahara.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Trarza Region travel route planning website.

Nassau, Bahamas to Trarza Region is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Trarza Region

Nature Parks
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

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Nouakchott, Mauritania

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.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saudi mosque, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Galerie Zeinart, thenbrowse the range of quality goods at Marche Turc, and finally take in the waterfront at Port de Peche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Khaimas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Nouakchott, thentake a stroll around Centre culturel francais St Exupery, and finally browse the different shops at Al Khaima Mall.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nouakchott attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Trarza Region to Nouakchott. May in Nouakchott sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping Outdoors Beaches
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche
Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Queenstown: Milford Foreshore Walk (in Milford) and Te Anau (Milford Sound, The Chasm Walk, &more). The adventure continues: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wakatipu, identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

You can plan Queenstown trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Nouakchott to Queenstown with the Route module. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Nouakchott to Queenstown due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Milford Foreshore Walk
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington
Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Change things up with these side-trips from Wellington: Gladstone Vineyard (in Carterton), Masterton (The Alpaca Place & Pukaha National Wildlife Centre) and Hemi Matenga Memorial Park Scenic Reserve (in Waikanae). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, identify plant and animal life at ZEALANDIA Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Victoria, and take an in-depth tour of Wellington Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Wellington using our trip planner.

You can fly from Queenstown to Wellington in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In May in Wellington, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Masterton, Wellington Botanic Garden, Wainui Lookout, Gladstone Vineyard, Pataka Art + Museum
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
The Great War Exhibition ©
The Great War Exhibition
Wellington Zoo ©
Wellington Zoo

7
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Explore Rotorua's surroundings by going to The Garden Art Studio (in Cambridge), Waitomo Caves (Roselands Farm Park, Ruakuri Walk, &more) and Taupo (Great Lake Trail, Huka Falls Walkway, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Hobbiton Movie Set, take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and hike along Lake Okareka Walkway.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rotorua trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Wellington to Rotorua in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Auckland.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Taupo, Waitomo Caves, The Garden Art Studio, Hobbiton Movie Set
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Hobbiton Movie Set ©
Hobbiton Movie Set

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Auckland: Kerr Farm Wine (in Kumeu), Ayrlies Garden & Wetlands (in Manukau) and Waiheke Community Art Gallery (in Waiheke Island). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to SkyTower, explore the world behind art at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Studio, and head off the coast to Waiheke Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Auckland road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rotorua to Auckland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Rotorua in May, Auckland is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kerr Farm Wine, Ayrlies Garden & Wetlands, Tawharanui Regional Park, The Vivian Gallery, Waiheke Community Art Gallery
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo

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