31 days in Nigeria Itinerary

31 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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31 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly + Drive:  22​h
1
Badagry
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Abeokuta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ibadan
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
4
Abuja
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Benin City
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
6
Lagos
— 10 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Charleston

3
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: examine the collection at Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum, steep yourself in history at Badagry Building, and make a trip to Gberefu Island (Point of No Return).

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Badagry trip planner .

Charleston, USA to Badagry is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western African Time is 6 hours. When traveling from Charleston in August, plan for slightly colder days in Badagry, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 74°F. You'll set off for Abeokuta on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Badagry

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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: make a trip to Olumo Rock and browse the collection at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Abeokuta travel website .

Traveling by car from Badagry to Abeokuta takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Ibadan.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ibadan: Osogbo (Nike Art Centre & Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Agodi Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes, get to know the resident critters at UI Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Bower's Tower.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ibadan trip maker .

Traveling by car from Abeokuta to Ibadan takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ibadan are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 13th (Thu), you're off toAbuja.

Things to do in Ibadan

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Osogbo
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Agodi Gardens ©
Agodi Gardens
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove ©
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
Bower's Tower ©
Bower's Tower

4
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.
When in Abuja, make a side trip to see Zuma Rock in Madalla, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Jabi Lake Mall, see human ingenuity at work at Usuma Dam, and explore the activities along Jabi Lake.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Abuja trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ibadan to Abuja takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Benin City.

Things to do in Abuja

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Zuma Rock
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Usuma Dam ©
Usuma Dam

4
nights
Benin City

Benin City ©
Benin City is known for nightlife, museums, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at W National Park, explore the activities along Mono River, get engrossed in the history at Benin National Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Okomu National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Benin City trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Abuja to Benin City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Benin City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 77°F at night. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toLagos.

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

10
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 & Dreamworld Africana). Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Omu Resort. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lekki Conservation Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue Church Of all Nations, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of Christ, and enjoy the sand and surf at Tarkwa Bay Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lagos sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Benin City to Lagos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Lagos, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lekki, Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park, Ndubuisi Kanu Park
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Freedom Park ©
Freedom Park
The Cathedral Church of Christ ©
The Cathedral Church of Christ

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