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Air Mountains Tour of Niger – 8 Days

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Duration

8

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Air Mountains Tour of Niger

Join us to explore the Air Mountains Tour of Niger on this 8 Day Tour of Niger and experience the culture and history of the people of Tuareg. Highlights of this tour include; Agadez, Tuareg, Timia, Aïr Mountains and many more.

Highlights

  • City tour of Agadez
  • Central market
  • Naimey
  • Timia
  • Tuaregs

Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL – NIAMEY, NIGER
DAY 1: ARRIVAL – NIAMEY, NIGER

When your international flight arrives in Niamey, a representative will welcome you and drive you to your hotel. Niamey overnight stay and tour orientation.

Hotel: Grand Hotel Niamey or similar

Meals included: none

DAY 2: NIAMEY – AGADEZ BY FLIGHT
DAY 2: NIAMEY – AGADEZ BY FLIGHT

You are taken to the airport in the morning following breakfast in preparation for your trip from Niamey to Agadez. When you arrive, a representative welcome you and arranges for a transfer to your hotel or a city tour of Agadez.

Agadez is the Saharan desert's Agadez Region's capital as well as the seat of Aïr , one of the oldest Tuareg-Berber federations. The town's historic district has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Agadez is a significant salt caravan city because of its location between the Sahel and the Saharan region. You'll see an impressive mosque in the city center that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Even today, Heinrich Barth, who visited Agadez in 1850, still resides there. The city is particularly well-known for its craft district, which features Tuareg Jewels, swords, and wooden items. Visit the Sultanate, the mosque, the old city, and the major market to find an audience. Visit the cattle market, where Tuareg caravan traders exchange goods. Have lunch at your hotel, and dinner will be in the downtown Italian restaurant. Agadez, spend the night.

Hotel: Hotel de la Paix

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 3: AGADEZ – TIMIA 220 Km
DAY 3: AGADEZ – TIMIA 220 Km

After breakfast, we travel to Timia beautiful Oasis in the Aïr highlands via Aouderas oasis, which is famed for its gardens and palm grove. A little town called Timia can be found in northern Niger at an oasis in the Aïr Mountains.
Hotel: Auberge in Timia

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 4 & 5: IN COMMUNION WITH THE TUAREGS
DAY 4 & 5: IN COMMUNION WITH THE TUAREGS

According to Touareg tradition, visitors should be treated as if they were a permanent member of the family. A seasonal waterfall, a former French fort, the nearby deserted town of Assodé, and fruit trees—unusual sights in the Saharan areas—are some of Timia's attractions. Here, you may get to know Tuaregs, talk to them, have tee with them, and have fun with them for two whole days.

You will be impacted by cultural events in the afternoon with the young men from the town, like the sound of the inzad guitar (a one-rope guitar), and a Tuareg performance, which will help you get to know Tuareg people.

Hotel: Auberge in Timia

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

DAY 6: TIMIA – AGADEZ

After breakfast, travel from Timia to Agadez via El Mekki, stopping to visit the pastoral wells along the way. If time allows, finish the city tour of Agadez when you arrive. Agadez, spend the night.

Hotel: Hotel de la Paix

Meal: Breakfast

DAY 7: AGADEZ – NIAMEY

After being driven to the airport, you take a flight back to Niamey. Depending on the time of arrival, you can either do a city tour of Niamey or simply walk along the Niger Riverbank in the afternoon.

Hotel: Grand Hotel Niamey or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 8: NIAMEY – DEPARTURE

Breakfast and a city tour of Niamey that may include the National Museum, the large city market, and the artisans' village Wadata, depending on when your flight is. Afternoon transport to the airport

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel & Auberge accommodation
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Internal flight Niamey - Agadez – Niamey
  • Experienced English-speaking tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites, mineral water, Chef
  • Meals indicated, full board Pension out of Niamey and Bed and Breakfast in Niamey
  • Security
  • Cost of visa
  • Airfares
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide

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