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Mauritania Travel Guide





Mauritania Travel can be very interesting, with the various landscape features that are available in the African country. Located in West Africa, Mauritania is an extremely interesting country to explore. There is lot of sand and desert in the country, but despite that the country is abundant in rich wildlife, especially birds. There are many ancient and medieval caravans in Mauritania, which attract numerous tourists annually.

Mauritania Travel though interesting, has certain problems too. There is lack of travel infrastructure in the country, but it is being developed fast. There are many ethnic races and castes in the country, each having a distinct culture. Thus the cultural heritage of the country is both rich and varied. There are several places of tourist attraction in the country. The beaches in Mauritania are large and sandy, but lack minimum vegetation. The beaches are home to several species of birds.

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Mauritania Tourism

Mauritania Tourism is mainly concentrated in the various ancient towns and cities of Mauritania. Some of the towns and cities in the country are Ouadaneare, Oualata, Tichitt and Chinguetti. Tourism is the country has started developing recently. In previous times, there was lack of the tourism industry in the country due to the lack of tourism infrastructure. Some of the towns and cities of Mauritania have also been declared as world heritage sites by UNESCO. A tourism office is also set up in the country to trap the tourism potential of the country.

Mauritania Travel Guide gives information on every aspect of tourism and holidaying in Mauritania. Mauritania Travel guide makes the tour more convenient with the through knowledge of transport, hotels, sight seeing etc. The travel guide of Mauritania also helps one to plan the holiday far ahead.Mauritania is situated in the West Africa. The country is surrounded by Western Sahara, Atlantic Ocean, Algeria and Senegal.

June to October has bearable heat. Thus this is the convenient time to visit the place. Going there in the months of March - May would be a wrong decision.There are flights which flow regularly from Paris to Nouakchott. There are also domestic flights connecting major cities. Flights are also available from Casablanca, Algiers etc. Domestic flights are available between Nouakchott, Atar, Ayoun el Atrous, Kaedi, Nema Nouadhibou, Tidjikka, and Zouerat. For local transport there are facilities for car and cabs. Bus service is not found here.

The currency of this place is Mauritanian Ouguiya. The Currency can be exchanged in different banks as well as airports. Traveler's checks are accepted mostly in different places.

Tourist attractions include the famous archeological sites, national parks and parks and places of worship. Many tourists throng the beach of Nouakchott. Qualata is the most beautiful city in Mauritania. Terjit Oasis is too a great place to visit.

There are a number of hotels providing accommodation to tourists here. A number of good hotels can be found in Nouakchott. Mauritania's Travel Guide is a must thing to carry during the tour.

Mauritania Vacation Packages
Mauritania Vacation Packages have come up with unique plans to attract more people belonging to different age groups. Mauritania Vacation Packages cater to various categories of people depending upon their tastes and preferences. The numerous travel agencies coming up with their unique touring plans act as an attraction in drawing even more crowds to Mauritania.

The vacation packages to Mauritania enable the tourists to visit various places of attraction within a specified time period. These tour packages to Mauritania enable a large number of people to travel altogether. The vacation packages also look after safety, security and comfort of the passengers.

Mauritania Vacation Packages offer both long term and short term trips to the people depending upon their choices. Vacation Packages to Mauritania is aptly to suitable for families and friends. The price per person varies from package to package. These tour packages will enable the tourists to enjoy the scenic splendor of Mauritania in full swing.

The wild life of the country also attracts numerous travelers to Mauritania. People from different parts of the world visit the country for spending quality time here. The Mauritania Vacation Packages alwso plays a key role in drawing a bulk of people during the festive occasion as they offer discounts and gifts with their packages.

Mauritania Car Hire
The country of Mauritania is a famous tourist spot so there is good facility of Mauritania car hire. The facility of Mauritania car hire enables tourists to visit the popular tourist destinations of the country easily. Mauritania is one of the north-west-African countries. The capital and the largest city of the country of Mauritania is Nouakchott. To roam in and around the capital city, car rental of Mauritania is really useful.

Mauritania car hire in Mauritania is offered at very competitive rates. Some of the car rental companies offering rental cars in Mauritania are Europcar, Alamao, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Sixt. The company of Europcar is a very famous car hire company in Mauritania.

Some names of the car rental agencies in Mauritania offering car hire in the country are:

  • Preferred
  • Avis Rent A Car
  • New Frontier
  • Mudan Automotive
  • City Rent A Car
  • OneRez.com
  • Kemwell Holiday Autos
  • Charlie Car Rental
  • Luxury Car Rental
There are various car rental stations in cities of Mauritania. One of the car rental stations of Europcar at Atar in Mauritania is located at Atar International Airport. There is also a car rental station at Nouakchott Airport in the capital city of Nouakchott.

  Famous Cities to Visit in Mauritania  
City NamePopulationCity NamePopulation
Nouakchott661400Atar24021
Nouadhibou72337Néma13759
Kaédi55374Tidjikja6000
Rosso48922Chinguetti4711
Zouérat38000Barkéwol1100

Last Updated On : April 16, 2013


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