Experience the Best of Nouakchott

Language Arabic, English
Cost 120 USD for tour/excursion
Capacity 1 person
Duration 8 hours

Experience the rich culture and history of Mauritania on this unique tour. This tour will lead you through the city's vibrant streets and markets, introducing you to the local way of life and sharing the fascinating stories behind its landmarks.

• Visit the port and beach: Take in the sights and sounds of Nouakchott's bustling port and take a stroll along the sandy beach. You'll have the chance to see local fishermen bringing in their catch and observe the daily activities at the port.

• Visit the markets and mosques: Explore the vibrant markets of Nouakchott and see a wide range of goods being sold, from fresh produce and spices to handmade crafts and clothing. You'll also have the opportunity to visit some of the city's beautiful mosques and learn about the Islamic faith.

• Learn about local food and drink: Get a taste of Nouakchott's delicious cuisine by sampling some of the local dishes. You'll have the chance to try specialties such as thieboudienne (a spicy fish and rice dish) and pastilla (a savory pastry filled with chicken or fish), as well as refreshing drinks like bissap (a sweet, hibiscus-based beverage).

• Visit the national museum: Learn about the rich history and culture of Mauritania at the National Museum of Mauritania. Here, you'll see exhibits on the country's ancient civilizations, its colonizers, and its independence movement.

• Learn about history and local culture: Throughout the tour, your knowledgeable guide will share insights and stories about Nouakchott's past and present. You'll learn about the city's cultural traditions, such as music and dance, and have the chance to interact with locals and get a better understanding of life in Nouakchott.

This is the perfect tour for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the heart of Mauritanian culture.


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