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Flights to Boutilimit

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Boutilimit is a town situated roughly 164 kilometres southeast of Mauritania's capital, Nouakchott. While not a major metropolis, Boutilimit is known for its traditional crafts scene. Here, skilled artisans handcraft beautiful rugs made from camel or goat hair, alongside intricate silver jewelry. Beyond shopping, Boutilimit offers a look into Mauritanian life outside the capital city. The town is a great place to start if you want to explore the surrounding Trarza region, known for its rich history and desert landscapes.

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Airports near Boutilimit

There are multiple ways to reach Boutilimit - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Boutilimit.

Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport

Located in the capital city of Mauritania, Nouakchott, this is the closest international airport to Boutilimit. It is approximately 150 kilometres (93 miles) away and can be reached by a 2-hour drive.


Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Nouakchott, you can consider flying to Dakar, Senegal. Blaise Diagne International Airport is the main international airport in Dakar and is approximately 400 kilometres (250 miles) away from Boutilimit. From there, you can either take a connecting flight to Nouakchott or opt for a 5-hour drive.


Banjul International Airport

Another option for travellers is to fly to Banjul, the capital city of The Gambia. Banjul International Airport is approximately 500 kilometres (310 miles) away from Boutilimit. From Banjul, you can either take a connecting flight to Nouakchott or choose to drive for about 7 hours.


Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport

If you are coming from Europe, you can consider flying to Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport in the Canary Islands, Spain. It is approximately 1,200 kilometres (745 miles) away from Boutilimit. From there, you can take a connecting flight to Nouakchott or opt for a longer drive of around 14 hours.

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Buy your flights to Boutilimit and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Boutilimit upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Boutilimit into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Boutilimit

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Boutilimit Mosque

This ancient mosque is a testament to Mauritania's rich Islamic heritage. Its unique architecture, featuring a blend of traditional and Islamic designs, is a sight to behold. The mosque is not just a place of worship, but also a centre for learning and cultural exchange, making it a must-visit for anyone interested in history, culture, and religion.

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Boutilimit's Ancient Library

Home to thousands of ancient manuscripts, this library is a treasure trove for history buffs and scholars. The manuscripts, some of which date back to the 11th century, cover a wide range of topics including religion, science, and philosophy. Visiting this library is like stepping back in time, offering a unique opportunity to delve into the intellectual heritage of Mauritania.

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The Sand Dunes of Boutilimit

Experience the raw beauty of Mauritania's landscape by exploring the stunning sand dunes of Boutilimit. These vast expanses of golden sand, shaped by the wind into mesmerising patterns, offer a unique adventure for nature lovers and thrill-seekers. Whether you choose to traverse the dunes on a camel or simply enjoy the breathtaking views, this experience is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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