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Niamey— 15 nights
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.Change things up with these side-trips from Niamey: Koure (Koure Giraffe Reserve & Koure Reserve). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Marche, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquee Cite Caisse.
To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Niamey day trip tool.
Almaty, Kazakhstan to Niamey is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Almaty to Niamey. Traveling from Almaty in May, things will get much warmer in Niamey: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).
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