44 days in Nigeria Itinerary

44 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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44 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Badagry
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Abeokuta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ibadan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Osogbo
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Kano
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Kaduna
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
7
Abuja
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
8
Gombe State
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Benin City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
10
Lagos
— 8 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Badagry

Badagry ©
Badagry is a coastal town and local government area in Lagos State, Nigeria. Badagry is known for museums and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum, make a trip to Gberefu Island (Point of No Return), and steep yourself in history at Badagry Building.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Badagry online trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Badagry is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, things will get much hotter in Badagry: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to Abeokuta.

Things to do in Badagry

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
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Badagry Building ©
Badagry Building

4
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.
Abeokuta is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Olumo Rock and get advice or help at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Abeokuta using our trip planner.

Getting from Badagry to Abeokuta by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Abeokuta can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Ibadan.
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:
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Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library ©
Olumo Rock ©
Olumo Rock

4
nights
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.
Ibadan is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Agodi Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Bower's Tower, identify plant and animal life at Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at UI Zoo.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ibadan trip builder.

Getting from Abeokuta to Ibadan by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ibadan are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. You will leave for Osogbo on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Ibadan

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

4
nights
Osogbo

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Venture out of the city with trips to Palms Shopping Mall (in Ilorin), National Museum (in Esie) and Erin Ijesha Waterfall (Olumirin Waterfalls) (in Ijebu-Jesa). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove, witness a stunning natural landmark at Ikogosi Warm Springs, and admire the masterpieces at Nike Art Centre.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Osogbo day trip planning site .

You can drive from Ibadan to Osogbo in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Kano.

Things to do in Osogbo

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Palms Shopping Mall, National Museum, Erin Ijesha Waterfall (Olumirin Waterfalls), Ikogosi Warm Springs
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
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Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove ©
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Nike Art Centre ©
Nike Art Centre

4
nights
Kano

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, hunt for treasures at Kurmi Market, browse the different shops at Ado Bayero Mall, and admire the striking features of Emir's Palace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kano online trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Osogbo to Kano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kaduna.

Things to do in Kano

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
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Emir's Palace ©
Emir's Palace
Gidan Dan Hausa ©
Gidan Dan Hausa
Dala Hill ©
Dala Hill

3
nights
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. Kaduna is known for historic sites and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Kajuru Castle.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kaduna travel planning app .

Drive from Kano to Kaduna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Kaduna

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
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Kajuru Castle ©
Kajuru Castle

6
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.
Step out of Abuja with an excursion to Zuma Rock in Madalla--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, sample the tasty concoctions at Bature Brewery, take in the spiritual surroundings of An Noor Mosque, and explore the activities along Jabi Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Abuja itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Kaduna to Abuja in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, daytime highs in Abuja are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Gombe State.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Zuma Rock
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 22:
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village ©
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village

3
nights
Gombe State

Gombe State ©
Gombe, usually referred to as Gombe State to distinguish it from the city of Gombe, is located in the northeastern part of Nigeria, is one of the country's 36 states; its capital is Gombe. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Yankari National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gombe State travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Abuja to Gombe State in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Abuja in February, you will find days in Gombe State are little chillier (37°C), and nights are a bit warmer (34°C). You will leave for Benin City on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Gombe State

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:
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Yankari National Park ©
Yankari National Park

3
nights
Benin City

Benin City ©
Benin City is known for nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of W National Park, get outside with ukponahusi Edun, immerse yourself in nature at Okomu National Park, and get engrossed in the history at Benin National Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Benin City driving holiday site .

You can fly from Gombe State to Benin City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In February in Benin City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Benin City

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
W National Park ©
W National Park
Benin National Museum ©
Benin National Museum
Mono River ©
Mono River

8
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.
Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Lekki (The Henna Place & LSP Paintball). Spend the 4th (Wed) jumping from game to game at Omu Resort. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lekki Conservation Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue Church Of all Nations, kick back and relax at Elegushi Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ikeja City Mall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lagos online attractions planner .

Fly from Benin City to Lagos in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Benin City in February: highs in Lagos hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 29°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Shopping Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lekki
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 7:
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Ikeja City Mall ©
Ikeja City Mall
Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Freedom Park Lagos ©
Freedom Park Lagos

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