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tunisia to niger

any one recently gone south from tunisia to niger? would like to know if you feel it is possible by hitch hicking or paying public transport? As well is it straightforward to obtain the algerian visa in tunisia? as well any niger embassy in tunisia
no chance of a niger visa at the border?
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Hi arona,

hitch hicking is possible accapt in the border area. watch out for truck drivers on petrol stations or food stalls along the way.

there are no thrugh Bus service from Tunis to Niger. from Tunis take a Bus to Nefta. here you can find Taxis with a licence to cross the border by In Hazoua to El Oued or better Touggourt. with the Bus to Ghardaia and further on to Tam. public transport from Tam to Agadez means, standing on a pick up, or ridding on the top of the load from an Truck.

its not verry wise to look out for an Algerian Visa in Tunis. Make it at home. so you have no problems and you saveing time.

Niger Visa are aviable in Tam.
time off processing: 24 our

best wishes for an great adventure

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thanks for the info
for public transport tunisia to niger
I hear to get visa at HOME
sometimes wish i has one
am now in Firenza italy so
I guess i shall try in rome for the algerian visa
any other info on what ill need or where i can obtain the proper info please reply
no one has recieved the visa in tunisia huh?
thanks again
will try
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