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Explore Mauritania, 7 Days

 

Day 1: Nouakchott, Mauritania

International flight arrives Nouakchott, Mauritania, you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel.

 

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.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at the hotel.

 

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.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Overnight at the hotel.

 

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 .

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

overnight at the hotel.

 

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

 

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

 

Day 7: Nouakchott – Depart

In the morning we will visit the markets and the museum, after lunch 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

 

 

2017 Tour Dates

  • November 6 – 12
  • December 4 – 10

2018 Tour Dates

  • January 8 – 14
  • February 5 – 11
  • March 5 – 11
  • April 2 – 8
  • May 7 – 13
  • November 5 – 11
  • December 3 – 9

 

TOUR INCLUDES

• Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure

• Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers

• Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties

• Transportation in private vehicle

• Experienced tour guide

• Admission to listed sites and events

• Meals indicated by  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE

• Cost of visa

• Meals not listed

• Travel Insurance

• Gratuity to driver and guide