39 days in Mauritania Itinerary

39 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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39 days in Mauritania Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Trarza Region
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Chinguetti
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ouadane
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Nouakchott
— 11 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Toronto

8
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 where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Trarza Region trip planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Trarza Region is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. You will leave for Chinguetti on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Trarza Region

Nature Parks
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

9
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. Step out of Chinguetti to go to Atar and see Terjit Oasis, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's more to do: get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Habott and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinguetti Mosque.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chinguetti online vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Trarza Region to Chinguetti with the Route module. December in Chinguetti sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for Ouadane on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Chinguetti

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Terjit Oasis
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Bibliotheque Habott
Chinguetti Mosque ©
Chinguetti Mosque

8
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 where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ouadane holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Chinguetti to Ouadane takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Nouakchott on the 19th (Thu).

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.
Nouakchott is known for beaches, shopping, historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haye Mohamedia Mosque, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Zeinart, and take a stroll around Centre culturel francais St Exupery.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Nouakchott road trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Ouadane to Nouakchott with the Route module. In December in Nouakchott, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will leave for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping Historic Sites Outdoors
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche
Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott