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Nouakchott— 2 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.Nouakchott is known for beaches, shopping, historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Port de Peche, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Nouakchott, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haye Mohamedia Mosque, and browse the fresh offerings at Galerie Zeinart.
For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nouakchott online trip builder .
If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Nouakchott can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Nouakchott
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