8 days in Mauritania Itinerary

8 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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Fly
1
Nouakchott
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Atar
— 1 night
Drive
3
Chinguetti
— 1 night
Drive
4
Trarza Region
— 2 nights
Drive to Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport, Fly to Copernicus Wrocław Airport

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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: kick back and relax at Plage de Nouakchott, browse the different shops at Al Khaima Mall, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche, and take a stroll around Centre culturel francais St Exupery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nouakchott attractions planner.

Wroclaw, Poland to Nouakchott is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wroclaw to Nouakchott is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Wroclaw in November, expect Nouakchott to be warmer, temps between 39°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Atar.

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Farmers Market
Galerie Zeinart
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Plage de Nouakchott ©
Nature / Park
Plage de Nouakchott
3.5
Port de Peche ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Port de Peche
3.9

1
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Atar

Atar is a town in northwestern Mauritania, the capital of the Adrar Region and the main settlement on the Adrar Plateau. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Terjit Oasis.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Atar day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Nouakchott to Atar in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Nouakchott in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Atar, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chinguetti.

Things to do in Atar

Nature · Parks
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Terjit Oasis ©
Geologic Formation
Terjit Oasis
4.5

1
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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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinguetti Mosque and then get advice or help at Bibliotheque Habott.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chinguetti journey maker app.

Getting from Atar to Chinguetti by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Trarza Region.

Things to do in Chinguetti

Historic Sites
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Chinguetti Mosque ©
Religious Site
Chinguetti Mosque
4.0
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Traveler Resource
Bibliotheque Habott
4.5

2
nights
Trarza Region

Trarza is a region in southwest Mauritania. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the fascinating landscape at Mauritania Sahara.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Trarza Region online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chinguetti to Trarza Region. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trarza Region

Nature · Parks
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