11 days in Niger Itinerary

11 days in Niger Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Niamey
— 4 nights
2
Agadez
— 1 night
3
Zinder
— 3 nights

4
nights
Niamey

Niamey ©
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Niamey: Koure (Koure Reserve & Koure Giraffe Reserve). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Niamey Grand Mosque, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, browse the exhibits of National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger), and hunt for treasures at Grand Marche.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Niamey trip itinerary planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Niamey is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Niamey is minus 4.5 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Niamey: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Agadez.

Things to do in Niamey

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Koure
Highlights from your plan
Koure Giraffe Reserve ©
Koure Giraffe Reserve
Niamey Grand Mosque ©
Niamey Grand Mosque
Grand Marche ©
Grand Marche

1
night
Agadez

Agadez ©
Agadez, formerly spelled Agades, is the largest city in central Niger, with a population of 118,244 (2012 census). Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take a stroll through The Old Quarter and then explore the ancient world of Grande Mosquee d'Agadez.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Agadez online holiday maker.

Getting from Niamey to Agadez by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Niamey in January, things will get little chillier in Agadez: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Zinder.

Things to do in Agadez

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grande Mosquee d'Agadez ©
Grande Mosquee d'Agadez
The Old Quarter ©
The Old Quarter

3
nights
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. Zinder is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Birni Quarter, browse the exhibits of Regional Museum, don't miss a visit to Grande Marche, and delve into the distant past at Residence of Heinrich Barth.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zinder trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Agadez to Zinder in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 26th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Zinder

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sultan's Palace ©
Sultan's Palace
Birni Quarter ©
Birni Quarter
Regional Museum ©
Regional Museum