Niger: What to Expect / Highlights

The Tenere Desert

This desert consists of hundreds of miles of spartan wilderness and undulating sand hills nearly devoid of vegetation, yet the scenery is unbelievably breathtaking in its expanse and mystery.

Wodaabe and Tuareg

These nomadic people of the Sahara Desert celebrate in colorful festivals including singing, dancing and male beauty contests.

Mud Architecture and Fascinating Markets

Homes and mosques are made carefully out of mud and restored year after year.

Skilled Artisans and Silversmiths

Many of the artisans in Niger are thought to have magical powers.