10 days in Nigeria Itinerary

10 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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10 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Lagos
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
2
Abuja
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h
3
Abeokuta
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h
End: Tampa, Florida

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.
Go for a jaunt from Lagos to Lekki to see The Henna Place about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lekki Conservation Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of Christ, buy something for everyone on your list at Ikeja City Mall, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Lekki Market.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lagos trip planner.

Tampa, USA to Lagos is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western African Time (WAT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampa in June: highs in Lagos hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

The Henna Place
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Freedom Park Lagos ©
Freedom Park Lagos
Elegushi Beach ©
Elegushi Beach

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.
Abuja is known for shopping, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, explore the activities along Jabi Lake, stop by Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, and browse the different shops at Dunes.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Abuja trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Lagos to Abuja in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Abuja are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Abeokuta.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Parks Nature
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village ©
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village

2
nights
Abeokuta

Abeokuta ©
The capital of southwestern Nigeria and Ogun State, quaint Abeokuta lies on a wooded savannah area and encircling a group of rocky outcroppings.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get your bearings at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library and then don't miss a visit to Olumo Rock.

Plan trip to Abeokuta with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abuja to Abeokuta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or drive. In July in Abeokuta, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library ©
Olumo Rock ©
Olumo Rock

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