8 days in Niger Itinerary

8 days in Niger Itinerary

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

3
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Niamey

Niamey ©
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosquee Cite Caisse and Niamey Grand Mosque. Take a break from the city and head to Ferme Youyou and Tenere Desert. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, explore the galleries of National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Marche.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Niamey trip itinerary builder site.

Detroit, USA to Niamey is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Detroit in June, expect nights in Niamey to be somewhat warmer, around 80°F, while days are much hotter, around 100°F. You'll set off for Zinder on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Niamey

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Tenere Desert
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Mosquee Cite Caisse ©
Mosquee Cite Caisse
Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Tenere Desert ©
Tenere Desert

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Zinder

Zinder ©
Zinder, formerly also spelled Sinder, is the second largest city in Niger, with a population of 170,574 ; by 2005 its population was estimated to be over 200,000. On the 20th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Sultan's Palace and then explore the galleries of Regional Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zinder road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Niamey to Zinder takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Zinder sees daily highs of 101°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Koure.

Things to do in Zinder

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sultan's Palace ©
Sultan's Palace
Regional Museum ©
Regional Museum

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Koure

Koure ©
On the 21st (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Koure Giraffe Reserve and then stroll through Koure Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Koure trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zinder to Koure. In June in Koure, expect temperatures between 100°F during the day and 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koure

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