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
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Atar
— 4 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
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Belgrade

5
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.

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

Belgrade, Serbia to Trarza Region is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Trarza Region. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Atar.

Things to do in Trarza Region

Nature Parks
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

4
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Terjit Oasis.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Atar trip itinerary site .

Explore your travel options from Trarza Region to Atar with the Route module. October in Atar sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 34°C at night. On the 12th (Fri), you're off toChinguetti.

Things to do in Atar

Nature Parks
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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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chinguetti Mosque and Bibliotheque Habott.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Chinguetti trip planner .

Drive from Atar to Chinguetti in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in October, and nighttime lows around 33°C. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Ouadane.

Things to do in Chinguetti

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

6
nights
Ouadane

Ouadane ©
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.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ouadane itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Chinguetti to Ouadane in 2.5 hours. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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5
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 Al Khaima Mall. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Arguin Bank National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Nouakchott, hunt for treasures at Artisanal, get into the urban bustle at Centre culturel francais St Exupery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ibn Abbas Mosque.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nouakchott trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ouadane to Nouakchott. In October, daytime highs in Nouakchott are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Koumbi Saleh
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Koumbi Saleh ©
Koumbi Saleh
Saudi mosque ©
Saudi mosque

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