60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Kano
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Osogbo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ibadan
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Abeokuta
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Badagry
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
6
Calabar
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
7
Abuja
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
8
Benin City
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h
9
Lagos
— 10 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
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: admire the striking features of Emir's Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at Ado Bayero Mall, see the interesting displays at Gidan Dan Hausa, and don't miss a visit to Dala Hill.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kano route maker tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kano is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kano is minus 7 hours. In September in Kano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), you're off toOsogbo.

Things to do in Kano

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Gidan Dan Hausa ©
Gidan Dan Hausa
Emir's Palace ©
Emir's Palace
Dala Hill ©
Dala Hill

6
nights
Osogbo

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Venture out of the city with trips to Ikogosi Warm Springs (in Ikogosi), Palms Shopping Mall (in Ilorin) and National Museum (in Esie). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Erin Ijesha Waterfall (Olumirin Waterfalls), and admire the masterpieces at Nike Art Centre.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Osogbo trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kano to Osogbo by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Ibadan.

Things to do in Osogbo

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

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

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 and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Agodi Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at UI Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Bower's Tower, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ibadan planner .

Getting from Osogbo to Ibadan by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Ibadan, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), you're off toAbeokuta.

Things to do in Ibadan

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

6
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 lost in a book at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Abeokuta trip builder app .

You can drive from Ibadan to Abeokuta in 1.5 hours. September in Abeokuta sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Badagry.
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 24:
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Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library ©
Olumo Rock ©
Olumo Rock

6
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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gberefu Island (Point of No Return), and steep yourself in history at Badagry Building.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Badagry attractions planner .

You can drive from Abeokuta to Badagry in 2 hours. In September in Badagry, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toCalabar.

Things to do in Badagry

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Badagry Building ©
Badagry Building

6
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.
Step out of Calabar with an excursion to Cross River National Park in Akampa--about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Tinapa, examine the collection at Slave History Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kwa Falls.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Calabar trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Badagry to Calabar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll set off for Abuja on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Calabar

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cross River National Park
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
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Kwa Falls ©
Kwa Falls
Slave History Museum ©
Slave History Museum
Cross River National Park ©
Cross River National Park

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.
Explore Abuja's surroundings by going to Zuma Rock (in Madalla) and Gurara Waterfalls (in Gurara). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, look for gifts at Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, see human ingenuity at work at Usuma Dam, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Abuja trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Calabar to Abuja in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Abuja can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Benin City.

Things to do in Abuja

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Gurara Waterfalls, Zuma Rock
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Usuma Dam ©
Usuma Dam

6
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, get outside with ukponahusi Edun, admire the majestic nature at Okomu National Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mono River.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Benin City journey website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Abuja to Benin City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Benin City are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You'll set off for Lagos on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Benin City

Nature Parks 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Lekki (The Henna Place & Dreamworld Africana). Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Omu Resort. There's lots more to do: stroll through Lekki Conservation Centre, walk around Freedom Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ikeja City Mall, and explore the galleries of Red Door Art Gallery.

Make your Lagos itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Benin City to Lagos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Lekki, Ndubuisi Kanu Park, Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 28:
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Freedom Park ©
Freedom Park
The Cathedral Church of Christ ©
The Cathedral Church of Christ