Mauritania Tours

Travel To Mauritania

Jewel of the Sahara

Home to a very unique train journey as well as the UNESCO world heritage site of Chinguetti – Mauritania has a surprising amount on offer for such an unknown land. 

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Our Mauritania tours will showcase all that this nomadic, tribal land can offer.

A place that once suffered from security issues and foreign office bans, Mauritania is roaring back with its unique blend of wild Atlantic fisherman mixed with traditional desert nomads of the Sahara. This huge and sparsely populated nation has attractions and wonderful towns waiting to be discovered by the intrepid traveler.

Every group tour will ride the famed open top iron ore train which runs from the central mines to the Nouadhibou overnight through the Sahara desert. It’s the trip highlight and one of the all-time great travel experiences!

What are you waiting for? Check out our sample Mauritania tour itinerary and group tours below!


Thankfully it’s super easy to get a Mauritania visa. Basically all nationalities are eligible for a visa on arrival for $60USD or €55.

What should I bring?

Bring clothes for hot and cool weather conditions. Comfortable footwear. A headscarf – especially to protect from dust if you are riding the iron ore train. Get in touch for a packing list!


The Mauritania travel season runs from September to April. The summer months are not advised due to the extreme heat.