31 days in Mauritania Itinerary

31 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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31 days in Mauritania Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Trarza Region
— 6 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Atar
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Chinguetti
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Ouadane
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
5
Nouakchott
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Belgrade

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.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Trarza Region online journey planner .

Belgrade, Serbia to Trarza Region is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belgrade to Trarza Region is minus 1 hour. You will leave for Atar on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Trarza Region

Parks Nature
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

5
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.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Atar planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Trarza Region to Atar. In October in Atar, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 34°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Chinguetti.

Things to do in Atar

Parks Nature
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis

6
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chinguetti Mosque and Bibliotheque Habott.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chinguetti day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Atar to Chinguetti takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in October, and nighttime lows around 33°C. You will leave for Ouadane on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Chinguetti

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Chinguetti Mosque ©
Chinguetti Mosque
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Bibliotheque Habott

6
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: steep yourself in history at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ouadane travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Chinguetti to Ouadane takes 2.5 hours. On the 26th (Fri), you're off toNouakchott.

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Galerie Zeinart and Marche Capitale. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Arguin Bank National Park. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Khaimas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ibn Abbas Mosque, explore and take pictures at Stade Olympique, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Nouakchott.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Nouakchott trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ouadane to Nouakchott with the Route module. In October in Nouakchott, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Koumbi Saleh
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Banc d'Arguin National Park ©
Banc d'Arguin National Park
Marche Capitale ©
Marche Capitale

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