8 days in Nigeria Itinerary

8 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kaduna
— 1 day
2
Abuja
— 3 nights
3
Calabar
— 1 night
4
Lagos
— 3 nights

1
day
Kaduna

Kaduna ©
Kaduna is the state capital of Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria, on the Kaduna River, is a trade center and a major transportation hub for the surrounding agricultural areas with its rail and road junction. On the 11th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Kajuru Castle.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kaduna online trip itinerary builder.

Lagos to Kaduna is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Abuja.

Things to do in Kaduna

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kajuru Castle ©
Kajuru Castle

3
nights
Abuja

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Explore hidden gems such as Thought Pyramid Art Centre and Grand Towers Abuja Mall. An Noor Mosque and Nike Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Jabi Lake, stop by Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and make a trip to Abuja National Mosque.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Abuja road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kaduna to Abuja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Abuja, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Calabar.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Thought Pyramid Art Centre ©
Thought Pyramid Art Centre
An Noor Mosque ©
An Noor Mosque

1
night
Calabar

Calabar ©
One of the oldest trading centers in Nigeria, Calabar has retained a great number of colonial buildings, especially in the older parts of the city.
On the 15th (Fri), look for gifts at Tinapa and then examine the collection at Slave History Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Calabar road trip website.

Getting from Abuja to Calabar by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Calabar

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tinapa ©
Tinapa
Slave History Museum ©
Slave History Museum

3
nights
Lagos

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Elegushi Beach and Tarkwa Bay Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Red Door Art Gallery and The Lennox Mall. Step out of Lagos with an excursion to The Henna Place in Lekki--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lekki Conservation Centre, contemplate the long history of Freedom Park Lagos, hunt for treasures at Lekki Market, and don't miss a visit to The Eyo of Eko Statue.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Lagos online journey planner.

You can fly from Calabar to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May in Lagos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Lekki
Highlights from your plan
Elegushi Beach ©
Elegushi Beach
Red Door Art Gallery ©
Red Door Art Gallery
Freedom Park Lagos ©
Freedom Park Lagos

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