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Mauritania and Mali - West Africa beauty

Adventure tour in Nouakchott

Tour Price : from 1000 Euros Duration : 14 days Languages: English - French- Italian- Arabic

West Africa beauty (Mauritania and Mali) 14 Days / 13 nights ITINERARY

Day1 Arrival at Nouakchott Airport pickup and transfer to hotel. Night in hotel. Nouakchott: this name reflects the fact that the Neolithic site of the present city was occupied by the sea, and today there are still many shells on the coast.

Day2 Nouakchott – Terjit oasis Departure to Terjit, the most beautiful oasis in Mauritania, where an oasis with thermal springs and marvelous pools awaits us for bathing. Camping with tents.

Day3 Terjit oasis - Chinguitty Departure to Chinguitty, the seventh holy city of Islam declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. having tour in its libraries and quarters and its oases, Night in a Motel. Chinguitty mean " Well horse" ,This city would be buried by large waves of quicksand ,Some sources establish the foundation of Chinguetty to (1261). Chinguitty was on the caravan route linking northern Sudan. It traded gold and ivory against the salt, wheat, dates etc… This road was the main access to the gold and other products from the Sudan.

Day4 Chinguitty – Tenewchert oasis - Ouadane Our journey will take us across 80 km, a true desert sand dune, where we will experience the isolation of the lost cities of the desert. Tour with private guide in Nouakchott. Visit Tenewchert , magic big oasis in plein desert, arrived at Ouadane, Founded in the 6th century of the Hegira (XIIth after J.C), Ouadane was an important step in the trans-trade caravans. The products of sub-Saharan Africa were exchanged for those of the Maghreb.

Day5 Ouadane - Passe of Amogjar – mount of Zarga The pass of Amogjar is a fascinating canyon where we will have the opportunity to see rock paintings and visit the « Fort Saganne », built by the French. We will continue to the mount of Zarga. Camping.

Day6-7 Mont Zarga – Trarza desert – Rashid - Tidjikja We enter the massive desert of Tagant, which offers immense dunes, stony areas, valleys and oases inhabited by welcoming nomads, which offer the traditional camel milk accompanied perhaps dates butter fresh goat. visit Rachid oasis particularly successful, the old Rachid, created in 1723, was a fortress as his grandiose ruins organized around the mosque and the house of the head. Reach Tidjikja Administrative capital of the region is an oasis divided into two by valley bed where date palm grows whose inhabitants have retained the old habit. Night in motel in Tidjikja.

Day 8 ksar El Barka – Matmata –Moudjria- Letftar Visit Ksar el Barka ancient city buried in the sand. On can imagine the caravan trade and the opulence of stores. It remains beautiful pillars in the mosque and also the details of shelving stones. Visit Matmata guelta of a large tank of water at several levels with its white-sand beaches, and lean in a green valley stretching cashed in its closed end by a cliff with impressive dimensions. In these water holes fed by rain water coming cascade during the winter, you can see crocodiles, who have been trapped since the river where they lived dried up. These crocodiles, real living fossils, from ancient times and are testimony to the time when the Sahara was a rainforest. Visit Moudjria Colonial City Founded in 1905 and is accessed by the process of Achetf, steep descent and splendid view. Excursion in Nouakchott. Camping on the dunes of Letftar.

Day9 Letftar – Djouk - Kiffa Departure to kiffa, across the beautiful passage of Djouk , arrive Kiffa , known by its beds , the beds of Kiffa , the beautiful beds made by the women of the city , visit popular market , beds market , night in motel

Day 10 Kiffa – Kankossa – Mali border Departure to Mali, across some Mauritanian villages , Konakossa villags , arrive border , formality and take the road to Kayes , camping.

Day 11 -13 Kayes – Bafoulabe - Kita - Bamako Across the Malian villages, Visit the town of Kayes and its historical monuments, the station, Hotel du Rail and its Sudanese architecture, etc. boat ride on the River. Visit Bafoulabe abd Kita discover the population culture, 2 nights with camping in Bafoulabe and Kita, arrive Bamako, night in Hotel.

Day 14 Bamako – Flight Visit Bamako, the National Museum, the city market, the artisans' village; in the evening, transfer to the airport for flight home. Transport: Toyota Hilux 4x4 with air condition Accommodations (double room): Our price includes: Transfers airport-hotel-airport Accommodation Breakfast, lunch and dinner Transportation in a 4x4 cars English-/French-speaking accompanying guide Food Local assistance NOT include: Air ticket (check best offer) Travel insurance Visa Vaccination Tip Any other unspecified costs To know: For your comfort, we recommend to you to provide: •sleeping bags.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: from 1000 Euros
Duration: 14 days
Group Size: 1-100
Languages: English - French- Italian- Arabic
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO