Nigeria is a great place to visit, overflowing with culture, warmth, energy and the ultimate African authenticity. If you ever find yourself in the borders of Nigeria, be sure to visit these sites below as they are sure to show you that Nigeria is way more than what you may have perceived through the media. These spots truly are must-visits! No we haven’t been to all… but its somewhere on the bucketlist. Make the most of the sallah break and the school holidays and do more within Nigeria at large. Please tag and share your experiences with us whilst at it #Nigerianstraveltoo
My best moments from our time at #LekkiConservationCentre earlier today. From the nature walk which was absolutely refreshing to getting to the top of the tree house. Taking nice photos and pushing myself to do more was the highlight of visiting LCC today. Thinking of what to do in Lagos, this is one sure beautiful spot. Swipe 👉for all the lovely photos #GidiwithGoogle #BNGidiwithGoogle
1) LEKKI CONSERVATION CENTER – (LAGOS)
The Lekki conservation center is a wildlife park located in the Lekki area of Lagos- Nigeria’s mega city, overflowing with boisterousness and hustle. The recreational park was established in 1990 and is maintained by the Nigerian conversation Foundation. At LCC, you’ll be able to see monkeys , crocodiles, tortoise, birds as well as a few relics. The most fun part of your visit there will probably be walking on the longest canopy walk in Africa. (20-30 minues walk) many feet above the ground. Make sure the whether is great before you go. You don’t want to go when its rainy or too sunny.
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There’s also a tree house which is fun to climb as well as a myriad of floor games like chess ludo, snake and ladder board. The games are to be played on the floor so don’t be surprised when you see the really large pieces. Also you don’t need to know how to play the games, just take those pictures for the gram!
There is a conversation center, mini huts for relaxation and a library in there as well. Adventure lovers will love this, be sure to go in groups for a more fun-filled experience. the more, the merrier!
Adress: 19 Lekki – Epe Expy, Lekki Penninsula II, Lekki
Gate fee: N1000
Opens 8:30 am and closes at 5:00 pm everyday
2) OBUDU MOUNTAIN RESORT-CROSS RIVER-Formerly known as Obudu cattle ranch- a ranch and resort in Cross River State, Nigeria. From its name the resort is by the Obudu mountains. Get ready for lots of hiking and climbing. The lush vegetation which surrounds the resort makes for a breath-taking scenery. There are a couple of restaurants and bar at the resort so don’t worry about getting stranded with no food.. You can also engage in activities like swimming and horse-riding, golfing and
Additionally, another eye catching facility in Obudu is the cable car system, which is about the longest in Africa. Unfortunately it’s not in use all the time, but you just might get luckily. Many have spoken about how fresh the air there is. You may just have to visit to enjoy yourself
The resort has a gym, canopy walk, two river sized swimming pools, a standard golf course and accommodation in African round huts and chalets.
3) OLUMO ROCK- Olumo Rock is a one of Nigeria’s most popular tourist sites located in the city of Abeokuta, Ogun State. History tells us that in the 19th century, the olumo rock served as refuge for the Egba people. Get ready to climb lots of stairs to get to the mountain, theres the option of elevator though. The structure encompasses a museum, a garden, restaurants and water fountain.
One interesting fact about th rock is its floueishing capacity as at the rock pinnacle is an iroko tree. For many years tourists have wondered how come the tree, grows, doesn’t wither, and has its roots unknown.
ADDRESS: Off Ijemo road, Abeokuta 110101, Nigeria
ENTRY FEE: N300 to N2000
4) HI-IMPACT PLANET (LAGOS)-Established in 2015, Hi-impact Planet is a world-class amusement park with exciting rides, thrilling games and and exhilarating activities that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age.
The planet boasts of state-of-the-art facilities such as, a well-equipped Clinic, multi-purpose halls, food courts, luxurious apartments (Staycation somebody?) over 60 outdoor rides, indoor games,Go karts , 5-D cartoon animation studio, imax cinema. 10-seater Hi-Impact air plane, and souvenir court with a variety of gifts
ADDRESS-km 12, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, Ibafo, Ogun state (Outskirts of Lagos)
5) YANKARI GAME RESERVE: Established in 1991, Yankari is Nigerias largest park endowed with wildlife resources. The park has over 50 species of mammal including African bush elephant, roan antelope, , Tantalus monkey, western hartebeest, West African lion, hippopotamus African buffalo, olive baboon, patas monkey waterbuck and bushbuck
The Yankari National Park, frequently visited by tourists features four warm water springs, restaurant, decent lodges, safari exploration, swimming activities, caving and all round nature discovery. Let the adventurer in you come alive at this park!
ADDRESS: Wikki Camp, Yankari reserve, Bauchi.
ENTRY FEE: 500