7 days in Mauritania Itinerary

7 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Chinguetti
— 1 night
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Ouadane
— 1 night
3
Nouakchott
— 3 nights

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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. To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chinguetti tour planning website.

Dakar, Senegal to Chinguetti is an approximately 17.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Dakar in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Chinguetti: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Ouadane.

Things to do in Chinguetti

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

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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. On the 25th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ouadane driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Chinguetti to Ouadane takes 2.5 hours. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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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.
Nouakchott is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Nouakchott, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Ould Mbouja, take a stroll around Centre culturel francais St Exupery, and explore the wide array of goods at Marche Turc.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nouakchott road trip tool.

You can drive from Ouadane to Nouakchott in 8.5 hours. March in Nouakchott sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nouakchott

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