Mauritania is a fascinating country blessed with wide ranging attractions ranging from outdoors to culture to art to history. The West African country offers visitors with some of the best sightseeing tours and is renowned for its verdant beauty and vibrant cities. Majority of the people living in Mauritania belong to the indigenous Moorish tribe and are known to be lively and enjoy a colorful lifestyle.
Major attractions for tourists in Mauritania include the desert in Adrar and Tagant areas as well as the ocean in Banc d’Arguin. The Islamic holy city of Chinguetti attracts tourists towards its square-towered mosques. Besides this, the country is dotted with numerous natural attractions such as deep canyons, scenic plateaus, pristine coastlines and seas of sands that make it an exciting vacation destination. Nouakchott, Kaedi, Nouadhibou and Rosso are some of the excellent places to see in Mauritania.