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Wonders of desert

Trekking tour in Nouakchott

Tour Price : From 400 Euros Duration : 8 days Languages: English - French- Italian- Arabic

Wonders of desert 8 days/7 nights - Full Pension Discover the magic of desert, its beauty and the wonderful tranquility Enjoy a deserted trip and residing in the charming Mauritanian desert Discover the oases desert, its ancient cities; enter a new and enjoyable world Do not hesitate and participate in this program, enjoy yourself with a unique tourist trip Validity: October to May Points important: Chinguitty: It was founded into 660 of Hégire (13th century). 7th holy place of Islam and classified world inheritance of humanity, the city of Chinguitty was a cultural and religious headlight important and a high place of meeting of the Ouest-africains pilgrims in departure for Mecque. Today still, it preserves in its libraries and museum rich in manuscripts and writings, of rare testimonys of the spiritual radiation of the city. Excursion in Nouakchott. It played also a very dominating economic part (relay caravaneer for the Trans-Saharan trade). Tergit: the most known oasis and most impressive of Adrar; Palm plantation located at the bottom of the throat of a plate, cascades of and udder spring water of rock where the source of curative hot water, surrounded of luxuriant vegetation, adds magic feelings and images in this desert context. The oases are particularly appraisals at the time of the period of Guitna: gathering of dates. Oasis Aguila and the beautiful desert of Chinguitty. Beautiful beaches of Nouakchott. ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrival at Nouakchott Airport pickup and transfer to hotel. Lodging in a hotel.

Day 2 Nouakchott - Atar – Chinguitty Departure to Chinguitty , travers Akjoujt and Atar. From there we take the track to Chinguetti, the seventh holy city of Islam declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Night in a Motel.

Tour with private guide in Nouakchott.

Day 3-7 Chinguetti – Trekking on camels After breakfast in Chinguetti we’ll pick up the camels and our small caravan will start the trip though the Erg Ouarane, the enormous dune field around Chinguetti. The first evening we will arrive in Agueila, a small oasis, where we will meet the last people we’ll see for the next few days. From here after, only dunes, dunes, more dunes, and the occasional well will cross our path. We will have the chance to listen to the tremendous sounds of the singing dunes. The average walking time is 10 - 15 Km per day or four to five hours. Camping in our tents.

Day 8 Chinguitty – Terjit – Nouakchott After this fantastic camels tour we leave Chinguitty to visit Passe of Amogjar , the beautiful canyon, where we will see some amazing prehistoric paintings and the “Fort Saganne”, built by the French. And visit Oasis Terjit , the most beautiful oasis in Mauritania , where an oasis with thermal springs and marvelous pools awaits us for bathing, return to Nouakchott , visit the local markets, the lively fish market , flight evening. Transport: Toyota Hilux 4x4 , Camels Accommodations (double room or tente in desert): 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 400 Euros
Duration: 8 days
Group Size: 1-100
Languages: English - French- Italian- Arabic
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :NO
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