Niger is located in Western Africa and is named after the Niger River. Niger is bordered by Nigeria, Burkina Faso,Mali, Algeria and Libya and is known for its distinctive Sahelian architecture where buildings are constructed from mud and the Kainji National Park. High season runs from November till May.
Where To Go
Niger’s most popular cities to visit are: Niamey, Zinder, Maradi, Alaghsas, Tahoua, Dosso, Birni N Konni, Tessaoua, Gaya, Dogondoutchi, Maradi, Diffa, Nguigmi, Tânout, Kollo and Abalak.
Things To Do
The most popular things to do in Niger are: take a boat along the Niger River, visit the Great Mosque and National Museum in Niamey, go on safari in the 'W' National Park and Aïr Mountains with leopards, lions and giraffes and explore the mountains to the springs at Igouloulef and Tafadek or the prehistoric site at Iferouane.