8 days in Niger Itinerary

8 days in Niger Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Niamey
— 3 nights
2
Agadez
— 1 night
3
Koure
— 2 nights

3
nights
Niamey

Niamey ©
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
Get in touch with nature at Ferme Youyou and Tenere Desert. National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger) and Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Grand Marche and take in the spiritual surroundings of Niamey Grand Mosque.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Niamey trip itinerary planner.

Detroit, USA to Niamey is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT) is 6 hours. Traveling from Detroit in June, you will find days in Niamey are much warmer (100°F), and nights are a bit warmer (80°F). You will leave for Agadez on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Niamey

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Tenere Desert
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Tenere Desert ©
Tenere Desert
Niamey Grand Mosque ©
Niamey Grand Mosque

1
night
Agadez

Agadez ©
Agadez, formerly spelled Agades, is the largest city in central Niger, with a population of 118,244 (2012 census). Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Grande Mosquee d'Agadez.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Agadez trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Niamey to Agadez takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Niamey in June, expect nights in Agadez to be about the same, around 83°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 108°F. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koure.

Things to do in Agadez

Historic Sites
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Grande Mosquee d'Agadez ©
Grande Mosquee d'Agadez

2
nights
Koure

Koure ©
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Koure Giraffe Reserve.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Koure trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Agadez to Koure. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Agadez in June: highs in Koure hover around 100°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koure

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Koure Giraffe Reserve ©
Koure Giraffe Reserve