Banc d'Arguin National Park, Nouakchott

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Bird-watchers and nature lovers will have a blast at Banc d'Arguin National Park, a World Heritage Site set up to protect the natural resources of the area. The park, greatly untouched by the human hand, serves as the breeding ground for many migratory birds, such as pelicans, sandpipers, flamingos, and terns. If you have the time, set up a tent at one of the camping sites and enjoy the starry sky during the night. Make Banc d'Arguin National Park a centerpiece of your Nouakchott vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nouakchott day trip tool .
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  • ... We arrived with five Toyota Hilux following for a hundred miles the beach... A good night's sleep at the tented camp with facilities and early morning boating to visit the bird colonies... thousands,... million... unbelievable!
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  • We expected a lot of sea-birds, pelicans, flamingos, etc. We did see them, but from quite a distance: the experience we hoped for. Our itinerary did not allow it, but a better option would have been t...  more »
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  • it is the most beautiful place in the world and is so lively with nature
  • Lovely bit of coastline that we had the pleasure of being able to travel through in our journey through Mauritania. It is generally unspoilt in that it hasn't been commercialised, so you it's a bit like stepping back in time. Unfortunately some area are spoiled by litter and travelling by other. Than an SUV could get you into trouble on some of what are called 'roads'.
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