Sahara Exploration in Mauritania
"Completely surreal and unlike anything I've done before. We spent some 19 hours on the train, and it was surprisingly unpainful, thanks in large part to the care and preparation of our team."
-Read the travel story from Ásta who took this trip with us early 2022
Nouakchott international airport
November 9th - 18th /2022
December 1st - 10th /2022
February 15th - 24th /2023
February 26th - March 7th /2023
Secure your spot with a deposit of $400
*Price based on sharing twin room: There's an extra charge of 180 USD for a single room (except camping)
Iron Ore Train
Hitch-Hike Cargo Train Through The Sahara
White Valley Sand Dunes
4x4 Off-Road Drive
Chinguetti & Ouadane
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Eye Of Sahara
Mysterious Geological Crater
What's included ?
Airport Pick-up and drop-off
All hotel accommodation
All camping accommodation
All meals (Only Breakfast in Nouakchott)
Tour leader from Crazy Puffin during the whole trip
Tips for the local guide
Useful information & What to bring
The journey starts and ends in Nouakchott, the capital city of Mauritania
Pack as light as you can
Pack some warm clothes it might get cold and dirty on the iron ore train.
Pack a good powerbank, we might not have access to electricity all the time during the desert camping.
A tour leader from Crazy Puffin will be with you during the whole journey.
Camera / Phone
Ski goggles (for the train)
Equipment for the train can be rented on site