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Gerewol Festival – 7 Days

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Duration

7

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Gerewol Festival

Attend the annual Gerewol Festival in Niger, one of the largest in the region. Every September, nomadic clans from around the area congregate in the center of the country for a massive celebration consisting of feasts, camel races, markets, and beauty contests.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gerewol Festival
  • The camel market
  • The handy craft
  • The sultan’s Palace
  • The famous mosque of Agadez
  • Giraffes of kouré

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Niamey
Day 1: Arrival in Niamey

Meet the assistant and be taken to the hotel.

Meals included: No

Overnight at Grand Hotel or similar

Day 2: Flight: Niamey-Agadez (2 or 3 hours)
Day 2: Flight: Niamey-Agadez (2 or 3 hours)

There are two options for the domestic flight to Agadez: either you go through Zinder or directly to Agadez. As a result, there are no specific times for your arrival in Agadez. Nevertheless, Agadez's evening will be spent touring the city, including its massive mosque and tall minaret.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Agadez

Day 3 & 4 : Gerewol Festival
Day 3 & 4 : Gerewol Festival

Assist with the Gerewol festival.

Drive to the Guerewol festival location between Abalak and Agadez after breakfast. The Wodaabe Fula people compete in a courtship ritual every year during the Gerewol Festival. Young males compete for the attention of young women who are ready to get married by forming lines and dancing while singing and decked out in ornate decoration.

You'll stay in a tent on the site for one night.

Day 5: In the evening, he found his hotel room and had a shower before returning to Agadez for the night.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight at Tents Campement Bororo/Hotel Agadez

Day 5: Agadez
Day 5: Agadez

Drive to the historic city of Agadez today. The iconic mosque of Agadez, the camel market, the handicrafts, and the sultan's palace are all included in the tour.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight at Hotel Agadez

Day 6: Flight – Agadez to Niamey
Day 6: Flight – Agadez to Niamey

After breakfast, transfer to the plane for the trip back to Niamey. The journey on the Niger River will last for around 15 hours. After dinner, head back to the hotel.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight at Hotel Niamey

Day 7: Kouré – Niamey – Depart

Drive in the morning to see the giraffes in Kouré. Between visiting the museum and buying souvenirs in the afternoon, visit Niamey. The final lunch before being transferred to the airport for your overnight trip.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced English-Speaking tour guides
  • Admission to sites of interest
  • Internal Air Ticket Niamey-Agadez-Niamey
  • Meals listed
  • Gerewol Participation
  • Meals not listed.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips to drivers and guides
  • Personal items such as laundry, internet, and telephone

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