33 days in Nigeria & Sunyani Itinerary

33 days in Nigeria & Sunyani Itinerary

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33 days in Nigeria & Sunyani Itinerary

Start: Lagos, Nigeria
1
Lagos, Nigeria
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Calabar, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
3
Abuja, Nigeria
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Kano, Nigeria
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
5
Sunyani, Ghana
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
6
Badagry, Nigeria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Abeokuta, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Ibadan, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Osogbo, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Benin City, Nigeria
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
End: Lagos, Nigeria

7
nights
Lagos, Nigeria

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park and Resort (in Ibafo) and Lekki (The Henna Place, Dreamworld Africana, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Lekki Conservation Centre, hunt for treasures at Lekki Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Tarkwa Bay Beach, and examine the collection at The National Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Nigeria, the closest major aiport is Murtala Muhammed International Airport. In February in Lagos, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Calabar.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Lekki, Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park and Resort, Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Elegushi Beach ©
Elegushi Beach
Freedom Park Lagos ©
Freedom Park Lagos

2
nights
Calabar, Nigeria

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Slave History Museum and then stop by Tinapa. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Kwa Falls.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Calabar trip builder tool .

Fly from Lagos to Calabar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Calabar

Museums Shopping Parks
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Slave History Museum ©
Slave History Museum
Tinapa ©
Tinapa
Kwa Falls ©
Kwa Falls

6
nights
Abuja, Nigeria

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 find plenty of places to visit near Abuja: Gurara Waterfalls (in Gurara) and Sarius Palmetum and Botanical Garden (in Kwali). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, look for gifts at Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, admire the engineering at Usuma Dam, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jabi Lake.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Abuja road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Calabar to Abuja in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Abuja can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kano.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gurara Waterfalls
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village ©
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village

3
nights
Kano, Nigeria

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.
Kano is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gidan Dan Hausa, don't miss a visit to Dala Hill, hunt for treasures at Kurmi Market, and admire the striking features of Emir's Palace.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kano tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Abuja to Kano takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Abuja in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Kano. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sunyani.

Things to do in Kano

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Emir's Palace ©
Emir's Palace
Gidan Dan Hausa ©
Gidan Dan Hausa
Dala Hill ©
Dala Hill

2
nights
Sunyani, Ghana

Sunyani
Sunyani is a city and the capital town of the Brong-Ahafo Region and the Sunyani Municipal of Ghana. Sunyani is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ The King Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sunyani online travel planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kano to Sunyani. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kano to Sunyani due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kano in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Sunyani, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. You will leave for Badagry on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Sunyani

Historic Sites
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1
night
Badagry, Nigeria

Badagry ©
Badagry is a coastal town and local government area in Lagos State, Nigeria. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Badagry Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Gberefu Island (Point of No Return).

Planning Badagry trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Sunyani to Badagry in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sunyani to Badagry is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Abeokuta.

Things to do in Badagry

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Badagry Building ©
Badagry Building

2
nights
Abeokuta, Nigeria

Abeokuta ©
The capital of southwestern Nigeria and Ogun State, quaint Abeokuta lies on a wooded savannah area and encircling a group of rocky outcroppings.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get your bearings at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library and then make a trip to Olumo Rock.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Abeokuta trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Badagry to Abeokuta in 2 hours. March in Abeokuta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. You'll set off for Ibadan on the 21st (Sat).
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Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library ©
Olumo Rock ©
Olumo Rock

2
nights
Ibadan, Nigeria

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Bower's Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Agodi Gardens, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at UI Zoo.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ibadan route website .

Traveling by car from Abeokuta to Ibadan takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Osogbo.

Things to do in Ibadan

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

2
nights
Osogbo, Nigeria

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. On the 24th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Nike Art Centre and then steep yourself in history at Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Osogbo attractions planning site .

Drive from Ibadan to Osogbo in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Benin City on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Osogbo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove ©
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Nike Art Centre ©
Nike Art Centre

3
nights
Benin City, Nigeria

Benin City ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at W National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mono River. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Okomu National Park and then get outside with ukponahusi Edun.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Benin City sightseeing site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Osogbo to Benin City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Benin City

Parks Nature Outdoors
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W National Park ©
W National Park
Benin National Museum ©
Benin National Museum
Mono River ©
Mono River

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