60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Abeokuta
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Calabar
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Abuja
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Gombe State
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Kano
— 6 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3​h 15​min
6
Ibadan
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Osogbo
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Benin City
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h
9
Lagos
— 13 nights
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
End: Cleveland

5
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 your bearings at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

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Cleveland, USA to Abeokuta is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cleveland to Abeokuta due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cleveland in June; daily highs in Abeokuta reach 86°F and lows reach 74°F. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Calabar.
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Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library ©
Olumo Rock ©
Olumo Rock

5
nights
Calabar

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.
Go for a jaunt from Calabar to Akampa to see Cross River National Park about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: stop by Tinapa, see the interesting displays at Slave History Museum, and admire the sheer force of Kwa Falls.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Abeokuta to Calabar in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Calabar

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Cross River National Park
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Kwa Falls ©
Kwa Falls
Tinapa ©
Tinapa
Slave History Museum ©
Slave History Museum

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. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, contemplate the waterfront views at Jabi Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at An Noor Mosque, and browse the different shops at Dunes.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Abuja travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Calabar to Abuja takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gombe State.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Zuma Rock
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village ©
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village

6
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 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Yankari National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gombe State online trip builder .

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 July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 79°F in Gombe State. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Kano.

Things to do in Gombe State

Parks Nature
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Yankari National Park ©
Yankari National Park

6
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, make a trip to Emir's Palace, browse the different shops at Ado Bayero Mall, and hunt for treasures at Kurmi Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gombe State to Kano takes 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kano are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. On the 21st (Tue), you're off to Ibadan.

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

6
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Agodi Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Bower's Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes, and get to know the resident critters at UI Zoo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ibadan trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kano to Ibadan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kano in July: highs in Ibadan hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 74°F. You'll set off for Osogbo on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Ibadan

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

5
nights
Osogbo

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osogbo: National Museum (in Esie), Palms Shopping Mall (in Ilorin) and Erin Ijesha Waterfall (Olumirin Waterfalls) (in Ijebu-Jesa). And it doesn't end there: 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.

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Drive from Ibadan to Osogbo in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Benin City on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Osogbo

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

National Museum, Palms Shopping Mall, Erin Ijesha Waterfall (Olumirin Waterfalls), Ikogosi Warm Springs
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Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove ©
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Nike Art Centre ©
Nike Art Centre

5
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 engrossed in the history at Benin National Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Okomu National Park, and get outside with ukponahusi Edun.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Osogbo to Benin City in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Benin City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 77°F at night. You'll set off for Lagos on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Benin City

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

13
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 Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum (in Badagry) and Lekki (Dreamworld Africana, The Henna Place, &more). Spend the 11th (Tue) jumping from game to game at Omu Resort. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lekki Conservation Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of Christ, hunt for treasures at Lekki Market, and browse the different shops at Ikeja City Mall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lagos online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Benin City to Lagos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lekki, Ndubuisi Kanu Park, Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park, Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Freedom Park Lagos ©
Freedom Park Lagos

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