10 days in Niger Itinerary

10 days in Niger Itinerary

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10 days in Niger Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Koure
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Agadez
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
3
Zinder
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Niamey
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Lagos

2
nights
Koure

Koure ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Koure Reserve and then stroll through Koure Giraffe Reserve.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Koure online trip itinerary planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to Koure is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Lagos, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Koure, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 30°C. You will leave for Agadez on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Koure

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

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 18th (Fri): wander the streets of The Old Quarter and then delve into the distant past at Agadez Grande Mosquee.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Agadez road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koure to Agadez. In October in Agadez, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Zinder.

Things to do in Agadez

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Agadez Grande Mosquee ©
Agadez Grande Mosquee
The Old Quarter ©
The Old Quarter

2
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. On the 19th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Grande Marche, take a stroll through Birni Quarter, and then explore the galleries of Residence of Heinrich Barth. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Regional Museum and then delve into the distant past at Sultan's Palace.

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You can fly from Agadez to Zinder in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niamey.

Things to do in Zinder

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Regional Museum ©
Regional Museum
Sultan's Palace ©
Sultan's Palace
Birni Quarter ©
Birni Quarter

4
nights
Niamey

Niamey ©
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
Niamey is known for museums, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Niamey Grand Mosque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, stroll through Ferme Youyou, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Marche.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Niamey road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zinder to Niamey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Niamey

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

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