Tagant Desert Tour
Embark from Nouakchott across the Tagant desert to see two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the elephant mountains, and a few other desert treasures.
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Tichit & Oualata
These World Heritage Sites were once the southern termini of the centuries-old trans-Saharan Trade Route
An UNESCO World Heritage Site, Oualata is one of the four ancient Mauritanian cities, and was once a cornerstone in the trans-Saharan Trade Route as the southern terminus.
Tichit is one of the four ancient Mauritanian cities and is located in the Tagant region. It is rich with vernacular architecture and is known for its date farms.
A group of small mountains on the route from Tichit to Oualata that resemble elephants with outstretched trunks and pillar-like legs.
Stranded Crocodiles For centuries crocodiles have inhabited this area, feeding on catfish and goats, protected from the desert, but isolated from the world. At this attraction, we camp high above them on the top of the mountains to stay out of their wandering way. Media Coming Soon! We’re working on gathering more images of this […]
A Lesser-Known Caravan Town Little is known about this town, but it was used to be a stop on the Saharan trade routes. This little place has some preserved ruins next to Wadis. Media Coming Soon! We’re working on gathering more images of this attraction.