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Niger is a landlocked country in West Africa that offers a unique and authentic travel experience for adventurous tourists. The country is known for its stunning natural landscapes, including the Sahara Desert, the Niger River, and the W National Park. Visitors can explore traditional markets, ancient cities, and historic landmarks, such as the Agadez Mosque and the Sultan's Palace in Zinder. Niger is also home to diverse cultures and ethnic groups, each with their own traditions and customs. Tourists can enjoy local cuisine, music, and dance, and participate in cultural festivals and events. While Niger faces some security challenges, the government and international organizations are working to ensure the safety of visitors. Overall, Niger is a destination for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure and a chance to experience the rich culture and natural beauty of West Africa.

Niger Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR and Hepatitis A prior to visiting Niger. This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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