31 days in Niger Itinerary

31 days in Niger Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cranbrook
Fly:  28 h
1
Niamey
— 9 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Zinder
— 9 nights
Fly:  1 h
3
Agadez
— 10 nights
Fly:  35 h
End: Cranbrook

9
nights
Niamey

Niamey ©
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niamey: Koure (Koure Giraffe Reserve & Koure Reserve). There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Marche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquee Cite Caisse, stroll through Tenere Desert, and explore the galleries of National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger).

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Niamey trip itinerary builder website.

Cranbrook, Canada to Niamey is an approximately 28- hour flight. Traveling from Cranbrook to Niamey, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Cranbrook in January; daily highs in Niamey reach 38°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Zinder.

Things to do in Niamey

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tillaberi Region, Tenere Desert
Highlights from your plan
Koure Giraffe Reserve ©
Koure Giraffe Reserve
Grand Marche ©
Grand Marche

9
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, don't miss a visit to Grande Marche, browse the exhibits of Regional Museum, and explore the ancient world of Residence of Heinrich Barth.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zinder online travel route planner.

You can fly from Niamey to Zinder in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Niamey in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Zinder: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 17°C at night. You will leave for Agadez on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Zinder

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

10
nights
Agadez

Agadez ©
Agadez, formerly spelled Agades, is the largest city in central Niger, with a population of 118,244 (2012 census). Agadez is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Old Quarter and delve into the distant past at Grande Mosquee d'Agadez.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Agadez trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Zinder to Agadez in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Agadez are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Agadez

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