Route & dates
Start: St. Petersburg
Nouakchott— 7 nights
End: St. Petersburg
Mon, Jun 29 - Tue, Jul 7
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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, explore the wide array of goods at Marche Turc, browse the fresh offerings at Galerie Zeinart, and buy something for everyone on your list at Al Khaima Mall.
For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nouakchott trip planner.
St. Petersburg, Russia to Nouakchott is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Nouakchott. When traveling from St. Petersburg in June, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Nouakchott: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to home.
Things to do in Nouakchott
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