Tillaberi is located on the road from
. Most travelers stopping here are probably hurrying from one to the other. There are not many reasons to stay longer than necessary here. The main attraction of the town is porbably the fact that on the river banks south of town you may find the last herd of giraffes living wild in the world. You will have to ask around to find out if they have been spotted recently at a short distance, they do roam quite a bit.
Tillaberi is also one of Nigers biggest rice growing areas. Sunday is the market day and if you happen to pass by on that day it is worthwhile to stay and have a look.