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Niger TravelWise

In TRAVELER magazine’s September issue, our team of Africa writers engage in six captivating trips—camping in the Sahara, rafting the Zambezi, exploring ape country in Uganda . . . and more. Online we offer our biggest ever Web-exclusive feature, the “Africa Travel Package,” which includes an 18-page trip planner, details on the best wine routes in South Africa, expert-recommended cruises, tips from National Geographic photographers, and TravelWise links guides. Here, we offer the best links for travel information on Niger.

Basics

Entering Niger
U.S. State Department
Information on passport services and instructions for obtaining a U.S. passport

Health and Safety
U.S. State Department
Information on health and safety in Niger

Centers for Disease Control
Health information for travelers to West Africa, from the definitive source for travel health information

Getting There
Expedia.com
How to view available flights to Nikunau, Niamey, and Agades and book online

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T
AT&T’s information on Niger’s country code

Determining Time Difference
World Time Zones
A world time zone map with current time information for several countries

Weather and Climate
Intellicast
How to search for current Africa weather conditions

Essentials

How to Get Around
Expedia.com
How to view information on renting a car from Nikunau, Niamey, and Agades and book online

LincOn.com
Information on railways, roads, waterways, and airports in Niger

Things to Do

Desert Trek
World66
Tips and reviews from people who have trekked across the Trans Sahara

Activities
Excite.com
Descriptions of various towns and cities in Niger—plus, suggested activities

Attractions
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s take on attractions in Niger

Events
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s brief guide to events in Niger—plus, information on when to go

Travel Resources

Language Tools
Travlang
An online lesson in French, Niger’s official language

Map Links
UT Maps
Basic map of Niger, including major cities

Media

News Services
Kakaki
Kakaki—News of Niger from a regional “independent” source

Books
Amazon.com
Amazon.com’s selection of travel books on Niger

Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet’s guide to travel in Niger

Travel Guides

For More Information
World66
Information on people, food, government, the Trans Sahara, and economy

Excite.com
Information on activities, safety, language, and more


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