4 days in Nouakchott Itinerary

4 days in Nouakchott Itinerary

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Nouakchott
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Nouakchott

— 3 nights
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.
Head to Galerie Zeinart and Marche Capitalefor plenty of shopping. Ibn Abbas Mosque and Haye Mohamedia Mosque will appeal to history buffs. When in Nouakchott, make a side trip to see Koumbi Saleh in Hodh Ech Chargui Region, approximately Hodh Ech Chargui Region away. Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Banc d'Arguin National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saudi mosque, take a stroll around Centre culturel francais St Exupery, browse the different shops at Al Khaima Mall, and browse the range of quality goods at Marche Turc.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nouakchott route planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport. November in Nouakchott sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nouakchott

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Wildlife

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