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Port de Peche , Nouakchott
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Watch fishers bring in their daily catch sold on the spot at Port de Peche, a beach and a bustling fishing wharf in the capital. The wharf an
Nature / Park
Plage de Nouakchott , Nouakchott
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Boogie boarding and parasailing opportunities draw most visitors to Plage de Nouakchott, a long and wide stretch of soft golden send gently s
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World heritage site · National Park
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Bird-watchers and nature lovers will have a blast at Banc d'Arguin National Park, a World Heritage Site set up to protect the natural resourc
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Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Nouakchott city is the national capital of Mauritania, the city located on the Atlantic coast of the Sahara desert. Then, it is one of the largest cities in Sahara. Next, the city also serves as the administrative and economic center of Mauritania. In addition, it was a small city till it was chosen as the capital in 1958. The city provides multiple interesting sights for visitors. Therefore, this tour gives the best of the city in a way that allows exploring how Mauritanians live and move around the capital. Furthermore, the client will drink Mauritanian tea (sweet and minty green tea), see how the people dress, and learn what and how they eat. Also, the client will visit the city’s markets, the fishing port, mosques, and the national museum. Our main points of visit will be the followings:Fishing portCamel marketThe National MuseumSaudi and Ibn Abbas MosqueCentral MarketGalerie ZeinartCraft workshopsZooBeach of the Atlantic Ocean near the fishmarket
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Bibliotheque Habott , Chinguetti
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Bibliotheque Habott features a collection of Arabic scriptures and illuminated manuscripts ranging from the 3rd through the 15th century. The
World heritage site · Ruin
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Explore the libraries of Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata, where you'll find a treasure trove of ancient books and r

Mauritania

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Piers & Boardwalks · Nature & Parks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Vast, sparse, and unexplored by international visitors, Mauritania consists mainly of desert landscapes. In the north, the desert breaks into rocky massifs, hiding a collection of World Heritage-listed caravan towns, highlights of many adventurous Mauritania itineraries. Much of the country's Atlantic coast has been protected as part of a national park, and its wealth of migratory birds make holidays in Mauritania particularly popular with nature lovers. Plan my day in Mauritania using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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