8 days in Nigeria Itinerary

8 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lagos
— 1 night
2
Ilorin
— 1 night
3
Abuja
— 4 nights
4
Kaduna
— 1 night

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at LUFASI Nature Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tarkwa Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by The Henna Place, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Mindscape Childrens Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Red Door Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lagos online trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ilorin.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Henna Place
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Tarkwa Bay Beach ©
Tarkwa Bay Beach
Mindscape Childrens Museum ©
Mindscape Childrens Museum
The Henna Place ©
The Henna Place

1
night
Ilorin

Ilorin
Ilorin is the state capital of Kwara in Western Nigeria. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Palms Shopping Mall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ilorin trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Ilorin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Ilorin sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Ilorin

Shopping

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at An Noor Mosque and Bature Brewery. Get out of town with these interesting Abuja side-trips: Gurara Waterfalls (in Gurara) and Zuma Rock (in Madalla). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Thought Pyramid Art Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Anglican Church, don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, and take in the exciting artwork at Nike Art Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Abuja vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Ilorin to Abuja takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kaduna.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gurara Waterfalls, Zuma Rock
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An Noor Mosque ©
An Noor Mosque
Bature Brewery ©
Bature Brewery
Gurara Waterfalls ©
Gurara Waterfalls

1
night
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 10th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Kajuru Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaduna vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Abuja to Kaduna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaduna

Historic Sites
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Kajuru Castle ©
Kajuru Castle

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