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3 days in Mauritania Itinerary
Nouakchott— 1 day
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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.Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saudi mosque, then pick up some local products at Galerie Zeinart, then take in the waterfront at Port de Peche, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Nouakchott.
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Baku, Azerbaijan to Nouakchott is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Baku to Nouakchott, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Baku in March, with highs in Nouakchott at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Nouakchott
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