4x4 tour, Duration 14 days

Come and discover: the Banc d'arguin, the Adrar, Choum, Nouadhibou via the railway


The route:

Arrival in Nouakchott
Reception at the airport, transfer to the hotel and overnight stay.

Nouakchott- Akjoujt.- Amatlich – Oasis of Azoiga
Departure for Akjoujt and continuation by the track to the massif of high dunes of Erg Amatlich and oasis of graritte livrasse, Azoiga.
Bivouac under the stars or in a nomadic tent.

The Foum Tizigui pass – Oasis El Meddah
In the direction of Foum Tizigui, a pass in the cord of dunes of Amatlich, famous stage of the Paris-Dakar, this cord extends over nearly 400 km long.
We then head to the oasis of El-Meddah, the largest palm grove in Mauritania. cords of dunes planted with palm trees, here begins the long cord of dunes of Erg Amatlich, meeting with the nomads in their Oasis.
Bivouac under the stars or in a nomadic tent

Palm grove of Echaîla – the plain of Erch
Departure in the morning towards oasis of El Gleïtat which allows us to reach the palm grove of Echaîla wedged in the rocks, by clearing your way through the vegetation, you will discover a shelter under rock, containing cave paintings a few meters away, a small source brings its touch of freshness.
Then we visit the plain of Erch one of the largest fields of seasonal agriculture, here we meet another category of nomads who practice a simple life
When the rain falls, the nomads cultivate beans and white watermelon in a primitive way
The bean and the watermelon are considered essential elements of Nomadic life, until the summer and they move to the oases of palm trees to recover and harvest the dates.
Bivouac under the stars or in a nomadic tent.

Tifoujar – Terjit – the N’Tourvine pass – Mheirth
At the top of the Tifoujar pass, the view is impressive. a notch of 200 meters in height literally throws itself into the EL-Abiod wadi at the bottom of the valley, the dunes rise to attack this completely sandy pass,
Terjit Oasis
go to Terjit where an oasis of thermal waters with wonderful basins awaits us.
After the pass of N’Tourvine. Magnificent scenery After the pass, the track continues on the plateau towards the oasis of Mhaireth.
Bivouac under the stars or in a nomadic tent.

M’heirth – Ouadane
After a walk in Mheirth oasis we return to Ouadane, we visit the museum which illustrates the highly glorious past of this country. and we visit Guelb er Richat, an old volcano crater.
Accommodation in a hostel

Chinguetti, the 7th holy city of Islam, dating from the 11th century, with its dry stone houses and its famous mosque declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, we visit the old town, the museum and the library.
Accommodation in a hostel.

Canyon of Amogjar – Atar – Azougui
Then continue to the canyon of Amogjar where we admire cave paintings and we visit one of the remains of the film “fort saganne”.etc….
We then head to Atar, the current capital of the Adrar region, which hosts the largest and most colorful market in the whole region with its exotic products, typical of the Saharan trade.
We first visit Azougui, former capital of the Almoravids who inhabited Spain in the 11th century, and current place of worship due to the presence of the tomb of Imam EL-Hadrami.
Bivouac under the stars or in a nomadic tent.

Then we continue to Choume here we meet the ore train
Night in bivouac with tea under the nomadic tent or under the stars

Ben emira village
Take the track south of the railway to discover the villages of Tmeimichatte, until the village of Ben-emira, is located on the edge of the track of the ore railway which connects Zouerat to Nouadhibou.
The monolith, known as Ben Amira is the largest in Africa and the second in the world just after that of Ayersrock in Australia, Ben Amira who the nomads are called Aïcha,
For six weeks, sixteen sculptors from France, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Kazakstan, Armenia, China, USA, Canada, Colombia, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Belgium worked granite and bronze.
They left their works on the site which has become a sculpture park and a bivouac place for integrated tourist trips.
Bivouac with tea under the nomadic tent.

Boulanoir and Nouadhibou
The towns inalle, PK = 256 and Boulanoir and Nouadhibou.
Night at the hotel.

the Banc d’Arguin
the Banc d’Arguin, passing through the villages of the Imraguennes fishermen: up to, Iwik and we discover the simple life of the Nomads.
Night at the hostel.

bird colonies, – Cape Tafarit
We rent a spear to the islands to visit the bird colonies, return in the evening Pass to Cape Tafarit
This magnificent place next to the village of Arkeiss has a rocky promontory giving a 180 degree view of the sea, overlooking it. The camp is the quietest in the park and it is also a superb spot for sport fishing.
Night at the hostel

Cape Tafarit – Nouakchott
Nouakchott, the visit of the brightly colored market, sunset on the beach where the artisanal fishermen are active.
Dinner in town and transfer to the airport.

Price :
  • From:  04 – 09 per  €1,550 /pax
  • From:  10 – 14 per  € 1.430 /pax
  • From:  04 – 09 per  €1,370 /pax


  • For 1 – 3 pax: on request.

* The price includes:

  • Reception and transfer to the airport
  • Accommodation
  • Full board
  • Camping equipment (Nomad tent.)
  • Transport in 4×4 Vehicles
  • 4×4 fuels
  • spear fees
  • French-speaking guide
  • To cook
  • Entrances to sites and museums and libraries.

* Not Included in the price:

  • Fly and cool
  • visa fees
  • Travel assistance insurance
  • drinks and personal expenses, tips
  • All charges not specified.

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