Atlantic Mauritania

Travel to Atlantic Mauritania – From Nouadhibou to Nouakchott

Atlantic Mauritania is a region of real contrasts – where the sands of the Sahara meet the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Home to wonderful wilderness and wildlife with one of earth’s most spectacular winter bird migrations at Banc D’Arguin National Park. And, home to Nouakchott, Mauritania’s fast-growing capital – not an attractive city, but one which warrants a short visit nevertheless. For many though, the highlights are the wonderful beaches, dramatic wind-formed scenery and colourful fishing villages.

  • Bird-watch at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Banc d’Arguin National Park.
  • Visit a graveyard of ocean ships near Cape Blanc, Nouadhibou.
  • Spend a day in Nouakchott, visit its markets and prepare for a Saharan adventure.


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