15 days in Nigeria Itinerary

15 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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15 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  26​h
1
Lagos
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Benin City
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Abuja
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
4
Osogbo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ibadan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Abeokuta
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Henna Place in Lekki (about 34 minutes away). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Omu Resort. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lekki Conservation Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Mosque of Lagos, walk around Freedom Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Elegushi Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lagos visit app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lagos is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Western African Time (WAT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, things will get a bit warmer in Lagos: highs are around 33°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Benin City.

Things to do in Lagos

Shopping Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Henna Place
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Freedom Park ©
Freedom Park
The Cathedral Church of Christ ©
The Cathedral Church of Christ

1
night
Benin City

Benin City ©
On the 13th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Benin National Museum and then explore the striking landscape of W National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Benin City sightseeing planning app .

You can fly from Lagos to Benin City in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Benin City

Nature Parks Museums
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W National Park ©
W National Park
Benin National Museum ©
Benin National Museum

4
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Abuja

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Step out of Abuja with an excursion to Zuma Rock in Madalla--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, explore the activities along Jabi Lake, browse the different shops at Jabi Lake Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of An Noor Mosque.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Benin City to Abuja in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Abuja when traveling from Benin City in August, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osogbo.

Things to do in Abuja

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Zuma Rock
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Usuma Dam ©
Usuma Dam

1
night
Osogbo

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Nike Art Centre and then steep yourself in history at Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Osogbo tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Abuja to Osogbo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ibadan.

Things to do in Osogbo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove ©
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

1
night
Ibadan

Ibadan ©
In Ibadan urban meets traditional--Islamic and local traditional religious festivals color the city in contrast to its commercial centers, company offices, and skyscrapers.
On the 19th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Bower's Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Agodi Gardens, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at UI Zoo.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ibadan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Osogbo to Ibadan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Abeokuta.

Things to do in Ibadan

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Agodi Gardens ©
Agodi Gardens
Bower's Tower ©
Bower's Tower

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Tue), browse the collection at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library and then don't miss a visit to Olumo Rock.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Abeokuta road trip site .

You can drive from Ibadan to Abeokuta in 1.5 hours. In August in Abeokuta, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Olumo Rock ©
Olumo Rock
Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library ©

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