15 days in Nigeria Itinerary

15 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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Lagos
— 5 nights
Drive
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Osogbo
— 1 night
Taxi to Lagos, Fly to Kano
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Kano
— 1 night
Drive
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Bauchi
— 1 night
Fly
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Abuja
— 5 nights
Fly
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Benin City
— 1 night
Fly to Lagos, Taxi to Lagos

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lekki Conservation Centre and Gberefu Island (Point of No Return). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Freedom Park Lagos and The Cathedral Church of Christ. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: The Henna Place (in Lekki) and Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum (in Badagry). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Lekki Market, get outside with Tarkwa Bay Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at LUFASI Nature Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Red Door Art Gallery.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lagos road trip app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lagos. In November, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Osogbo.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:

1
night
Osogbo

Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Nike Art Centre and then steep yourself in history at Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Osogbo trip planning app.

Getting from Lagos to Osogbo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kano.

Things to do in Osogbo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:

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Kano

A tour of Kano provides insight into the city's fascinating heritage, with quaint squares, bustling ancient streets, and 1,400-year-old historical records.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): browse the different shops at Ado Bayero Mall, examine the collection at Gidan Dan Hausa, and then see the interesting displays at Gidan Makama Museum.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kano trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Osogbo to Kano in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Bauchi.

Things to do in Kano

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

1
night
Bauchi

Bauchi is a city in northeast Nigeria, the capital of Bauchi State, of the Bauchi Local Government Area within that State, and of the traditional Bauchi Emirate. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Yankari Game Reserve.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bauchi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kano to Bauchi takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Bauchi

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
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5
nights
Abuja

The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Visiting Jabi Lake and Zuma Rock will get you outdoors. Head to Abuja Arts & Crafts Village and Jabi Lake Mallfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at An Noor Mosque.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Abuja vacation planner.

Getting from Bauchi to Abuja by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Benin City.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 7:

1
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Benin City

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Benin National Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Okomu National Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Benin City driving holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Abuja to Benin City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Abuja in December, expect nights in Benin City to be a bit warmer, around 31°C, while days are little chillier, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Benin City

Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:

Nigeria travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Shopping Malls · Historic Sites
Naija
With the largest population and economy on the continent, Nigeria plays a big part in the rise of African tourism. The country's cities and villages provide a glimpse into a culture rich in musical and culinary heritage. Visitors on vacation in Nigeria tend to explore the southern and central regions, where the lively urban areas give way to a wealth of protected rainforests and river deltas, home to traditional communities with proud and distinct cultural traditions.