12 days in Nigeria Itinerary

12 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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12 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Badagry
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Benin City
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Abuja
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
4
Osogbo
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Lagos
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Los Angeles

1
day
Badagry

Badagry ©
Badagry is a coastal town and local government area in Lagos State, Nigeria. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Gberefu Island (Point of No Return) and then see the interesting displays at Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Badagry trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Badagry is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Badagry due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Badagry, with highs around 91°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Benin City.

Things to do in Badagry

Museums Nature Historic Sites
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1
night
Benin City

Benin City ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Mono River and then get engrossed in the history at Benin National Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Benin City route maker website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Badagry to Benin City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Badagry in April, expect nights in Benin City to be somewhat warmer, around 83°F, while days are slightly colder, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Benin City

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

3
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.
All Saints Anglican Church and An Noor Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Abuja National Mosque, explore the activities along Jabi Lake, browse the different shops at Jabi Lake Mall, and stop by Abuja Arts & Crafts Village.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Abuja trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Benin City to Abuja in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Benin City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Abuja, with lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Osogbo.

Things to do in Abuja

Parks Shopping Nature
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
All Saints Anglican Church ©
All Saints Anglican Church
An Noor Mosque ©
An Noor Mosque

1
night
Osogbo

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Nike Art Centre and then contemplate the long history of Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Osogbo road trip planning tool .

Getting from Abuja to Osogbo by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Osogbo

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

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Nike Art Gallery and The National Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Freedom Park Lagos and The Cathedral Church of Christ. Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Lekki (The Henna Place & GET Arena). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lekki Conservation Centre, browse the eclectic array of goods at Lekki Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Elegushi Beach, and browse the exhibits of Red Door Art Gallery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lagos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Osogbo to Lagos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Lagos sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lekki
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Nike Art Gallery ©
Nike Art Gallery
Freedom Park ©
Freedom Park
Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre

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