Unveil Mauritania: A 7-Day Expedition from Desert to Coast

Welcome to an unforgettable journey through the heart of Mauritania, where ancient civilizations meet vast desert landscapes and pristine coastal vistas. Our meticulously crafted 7-day tour in Mauritania offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage, historical marvels, and natural wonders of this enchanting West African nation.

Welcome to our 7-day tour itinerary in Mauritania!

Day 1: Arrival in Nouakchott

  • Welcome to Mauritania! Arrive at Nouakchott International Airport and transfer to your hotel.
  • After check-in, take some time to rest and refresh after your journey.
  • Depending on your arrival time, you may have the opportunity to explore some of Nouakchott’s attractions, such as the National Museum or the bustling markets.
  • Enjoy a welcome dinner featuring Mauritanian cuisine at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight stay in Nouakchott.

Day 2: Nouakchott to Atar

  • After breakfast, depart from Nouakchott and head northeast towards Atar.
  • Along the way, stop at scenic viewpoints and traditional villages to immerse yourself in the Mauritanian countryside.
  • Arrive in Atar and check into your hotel.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring Atar, visiting local markets, and admiring the surrounding desert landscapes.
  • Overnight stay in Atar.

Day 3: Atar to Ouadane – Richat Structure

  • After breakfast, depart from Atar and head towards Ouadane.
  • Continue your journey visit the stunning Richat Structure, also known as the “Eye of the Sahara,” a geological formation resembling a giant bull’s-eye visible from space.
  • Then back to Ouadane and explore the ancient town, known for its well-preserved historic architecture and desert landscapes.
  • Enjoy a traditional Mauritanian lunch in Ouadane.
  • In the afternoon, visit nearby sites of interest, such as the ancient Ksar (fortified village) and the picturesque desert dunes.
  • Overnight stay in Ouadane.

Day 4: Ouadane to Tenewechert – Chinguetti

  • After breakfast, depart from Ouadane and head towards Tenewechert.
  • Explore the stunning desert landscapes along the way, stopping for photo opportunities and to admire the natural beauty of the Sahara.
  • Continue to Chinguetti, one of the oldest towns in Mauritania and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Explore Chinguetti’s historic architecture, including its ancient mosques and libraries.
  • Enjoy dinner and traditional Mauritanian hospitality at a local guesthouse.
  • Overnight stay in Chinguetti.

Day 5: Chinguetti to Amogjar – Terjit

  • After breakfast, depart from Chinguetti and head towards Amogjar.
  • Visit the ancient Amogjar Pass, known for its breathtaking views of the desert and surrounding landscapes.
  • Continue your journey to Terjit Oasis, a tranquil desert oasis nestled amidst rocky cliffs and palm trees.
  • Spend the afternoon relaxing at Terjit Oasis, swimming in natural pools, and enjoying a picnic lunch.
  • In the evening, set up camp under the stars for a memorable desert camping experience.
  • Overnight camping at Terjit Oasis.

Day 6: Terjit to Banc d’Arguin

  • After breakfast, depart from Terjit and head towards Banc d’Arguin National Park.
  • Explore the diverse ecosystems of Banc d’Arguin, including coastal wetlands, sandy beaches, and vibrant coral reefs.
  • Take a boat tour of the park to spot a variety of bird species, including flamingos, herons, and pelicans.
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the lagoon.
  • In the afternoon, relax on the beach or take a swim in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Overnight stay in Banc d’Arguin.

Day 7: Banc d’Arguin to Nouakchott

  • After breakfast, depart from Banc d’Arguin and head back to Nouakchott.
  • Along the way, stop at scenic viewpoints and local villages to soak in the final moments of your Mauritanian adventure.
  • Arrive in Nouakchott and transfer to the airport for your departure flight, marking the end of your tour.

This itinerary offers a diverse and immersive experience, showcasing the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and historical significance of Mauritania. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore ancient towns, stunning desert landscapes, and pristine coastal areas, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

This package includes a 7-day tour in Mauritania, comprising:

  • Transportation in a 4×4 vehicle with driver and fuel.
  • Experienced tour guide.
  • Accommodation for 6 nights in hotels and guesthouses.
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners.
  • Admission to listed sites.

All of these inclusions are provided within the specified price of $1650 USD per person.

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Mohamed Lemine El Hassen

Welcome to Mauritania! My name is Mohamed Lemine, and I've been passionately exploring the beauty of my homeland since 2004. As a seasoned local guide, I have had the pleasure of introducing countless tourists from around the globe to the wonders of Mauritania.

Throughout the years, I've had the privilege of witnessing the awe and satisfaction on the faces of our visitors as they immerse themselves in the rich culture, stunning landscapes, and vibrant history of our country.

At Mauritania's Best Tours, we take pride in providing exceptional experiences tailored to suit the preferences and interests of each traveler. Our team comprises knowledgeable local guides who share my enthusiasm for showcasing the best of Mauritania.

Whether you're intrigued by the ancient cities, mesmerized by the vast desert landscapes, or eager to discover the unique traditions of our nomadic communities, we're here to make your journey unforgettable.

We invite you to embark on an adventure with us and discover the hidden treasures of Mauritania. Get in touch with us today to start planning your next unforgettable experience.

Contact us at:
Email: contact@mauritanian-best-tours.com
Email: m.hacen18@yahoo.com
Tel/WhatsApp: 0022227272759

We look forward to welcoming you to Mauritania soon!

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