Explore Mauritania

Mauritania (Nouakchott, Atar, Chinguetti, Ouadane, Passe D’Amogjar, Terjit, Touilit, Banc D’Arguin)

Come and explore Mauritania, one of the most picturesque countries in West Africa. This tour includes scenic routes through stunning canyons and sand dunes, and relaxing accommodations at thermal springs in the Zarga mountains. Before you return you will even have the chance to visit a coastline nature reserve for migratory birds.

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Activity
  1. Day 1 Nouakchott, Mauritania

    Arrive Nouakchott; meet assist and transfer to Hotel.
    Meal(s) Included: No
    Overnight at Novotel Nouakchott Tfeila or Similar

  2. Day 2 Nouakchott – Atar – Chinguetti

    On the best tar road in Mauritania we will drive through Akjoujt to Atar , from there on we’ll take the track to Chinguetti, that is declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Overnight at the hotel.
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 Chinguetti – Ouadane

    Our journey will take us across 75 miles of fesh-fesh, the true sand dune desert with no tracks, where we will experience the isolation of the lost cities of the desert. When we arrive in Ouadane, we will visit the museum that displays the surprisingly glorious past of this country. Overnight at the hotel.
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 Ouadane – Passe D’Amogjar – Terjit

    The Passe d’Amogjar is a beautiful canyon, where we will see some amazing prehistoric paintings and the “Fort Saganne”, built by the French. After a short visit of Atar we will make our way into the desert along a picturesque track to Terjit, at the foot of the Mauritanidas mountain range, where an oasis with thermal springs and marvelous pools awaits us for bathing . overnight at the hotel.
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 Terjit – Nouakchott

    We depart to Nouakchott and afternoon we visit Nouakchott town (the museum, market and craft industry).
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Overnight at Novotel Nouakchott Tfeila or Similar

  6. Day 6 Nouakchott – Touilit – Banc D’Arguin – Nouakchott

    Depart to Banc d’Arguin, one of the most important natural parks in the world for migratory birds. the park stretches along approximately 125 miles of coastline and includes several islands. we will visit the park and sail with the Imragen, a community of fishermen, in their rudimentary sailboats. depending on the time of year, we will see how they fish aided by dolphins. we will also observe the different flocks of birds that populate these islands, in the afternoon we depart to Nouakchott.
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Overnight at Novotel Nouakchott Tfeila or Similar

  7. Day 7 Nouakchott – Depart

    In the morning we will visit the markets and the museum, after luch there will be enough time for a swim in the Atlantic Ocean and a visit to the bustling fishing port , at night transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

     

Trip Includes:

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated
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