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Abuja— 5 nights
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), Zuma Rock (in Madalla) and Sarius Palmetum and Botanical Garden (in Kwali). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Abuja National Mosque, look for gifts at Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the engineering at Usuma Dam.
For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Abuja online attractions planner .
If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airport is Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. November in Abuja sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Abuja
Sarius Palmetum and Botanical Garden, Zuma Rock, Gurara Waterfalls
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