60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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60 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Lagos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Abeokuta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ibadan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Osogbo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ilorin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Kabba
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Benin City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Enugu
— 4 nights
9
Port Harcourt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Calabar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
11
Obudu
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
12
Nasarawa
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Abuja
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Minna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Kaduna
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
16
Kano
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
17
Bauchi State
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
18
Gombe State
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
19
Adamawa State
— 9 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
20
Lagos
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Cotonou

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kalakuta Republic Museum and Mindscape Childrens Museum. Pack the 6th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Omu Resort. There's still lots to do: walk around Freedom Park, appreciate the history behind The Eyo of Eko Statue, hunt for treasures at Lekki Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Elegushi Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos holiday maker app .

Munich, Germany to Lagos is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in November; daily highs in Lagos reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Abeokuta.

Things to do in Lagos

Fun & Games Theme Parks Parks
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Freedom Park ©
Freedom Park
Kalakuta Republic Museum ©
Kalakuta Republic Museum
Mindscape Childrens Museum ©
Mindscape Childrens Museum

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Olumo Rock, get lost in a book at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Abeokuta route tool .

Getting from Lagos to Abeokuta by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Abeokuta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ibadan.

Things to do in Abeokuta

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes
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Olumo Rock ©
Olumo Rock

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Bower's Tower and then take in nature's colorful creations at Agodi Gardens.

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You can drive from Abeokuta to Ibadan in 1.5 hours. November in Ibadan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Osogbo.

Things to do in Ibadan

Parks
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Agodi Gardens ©
Agodi Gardens
Bower's Tower ©
Bower's Tower

3
nights
Osogbo

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at National Museum and then contemplate the long history of Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Osogbo online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ibadan to Osogbo takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Ilorin.

Things to do in Osogbo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Ilorin

Ilorin
Ilorin is the state capital of Kwara in Western Nigeria. To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ilorin trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Osogbo to Ilorin takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You will leave for Kabba on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Ilorin

Fun & Games Shopping Nightlife
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1
night
Kabba

Kabba
Kabba is a town in Kogi State in mid west Nigeria. To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kabba vacation planner.

You can drive from Ilorin to Kabba in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Benin City.

Things to do in Kabba

Shopping Museums
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3
nights
Benin City

Benin City ©
Get in touch with nature at W National Park and Okomu National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Benin City trip planner .

You can drive from Kabba to Benin City in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Enugu.

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

4
nights
Enugu

Enugu
Enugu is the capital of Enugu State in Nigeria. For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Enugu holiday planner .

Drive from Benin City to Enugu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November in Enugu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Harcourt.

Things to do in Enugu

Spas
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2
nights
Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria. Find out how to plan Port Harcourt trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Enugu to Port Harcourt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In November in Port Harcourt, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off toCalabar.

Things to do in Port Harcourt

Nightlife Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
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2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kwa Falls and then examine the collection at Slave History Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Tinapa and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cross River National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Calabar day trip site .

Drive from Port Harcourt to Calabar in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Obudu.

Things to do in Calabar

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cross River National Park
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Highlights from your plan
Cross River National Park ©
Cross River National Park
Slave History Museum ©
Slave History Museum
Kwa Falls ©
Kwa Falls

2
nights
Obudu

Obudu ©
Obudu is a Local Government Area in Cross River State, Nigeria and a tourist hotspot. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): wander the wide-open spaces of Obudu Mountain Resort.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Obudu trip builder tool .

You can drive from Calabar to Obudu in 5.5 hours. On the 27th (Wed), you'll travel to Nasarawa.

Things to do in Obudu

Outdoors
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Obudu Mountain Resort ©
Obudu Mountain Resort

5
nights
Nasarawa

Nasarawa
Nasarawa is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Farin Ruwa Falls.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Nasarawa online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Obudu to Nasarawa takes 7.5 hours. November in Nasarawa sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. You will leave for Abuja on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Nasarawa

Nature Parks
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at All Saints Anglican Church and An Noor Mosque. Escape the urban bustle at Jabi Lake and Zuma Rock. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, view the masterpieces at Nike Art Gallery, browse the different shops at Dunes, and look for gifts at Abuja Arts & Crafts Village.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Abuja online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Nasarawa to Abuja takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Abuja can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Minna.

Things to do in Abuja

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Zuma Rock
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
All Saints Anglican Church ©
All Saints Anglican Church
Zuma Rock ©
Zuma Rock

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Minna

Minna ©
Minna is a city in west-central Nigeria. On the 5th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Gurara Waterfalls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Minna day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Abuja to Minna takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kaduna.

Things to do in Minna

Nature Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Gurara Waterfalls ©
Gurara Waterfalls

4
nights
Kaduna

Kaduna ©
Kaduna is the state capital of Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria, on the Kaduna River, is a trade center and a major transportation hub for the surrounding agricultural areas with its rail and road junction. Kaduna is known for historic sites and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Kajuru Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kaduna day trip site .

Traveling by car from Minna to Kaduna takes 3.5 hours. You will leave for Kano on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Kaduna

Historic Sites
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Kajuru Castle ©
Kajuru Castle

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gidan Dan Hausa and Central Mosque. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Emir's Palace, examine the collection at Gidan Makama Museum, don't miss a visit to Dala Hill, and browse the collection at Murtala Muhammed Library.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kano trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Kaduna to Kano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bauchi State.

Things to do in Kano

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
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Kurmi Market ©
Kurmi Market
Gidan Dan Hausa ©
Gidan Dan Hausa
Emir's Palace ©
Emir's Palace

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nights
Bauchi State

Bauchi State ©
Bauchi, usually referred to as Bauchi State to distinguish it from the city of Bauchi, is a state in northern Nigeria. Bauchi State is known for nature and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Yankari Game Reserve.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bauchi State trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Kano to Bauchi State in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gombe State.

Things to do in Bauchi State

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Yankari Game Reserve ©
Yankari Game Reserve

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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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yankari National Park.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Gombe State day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bauchi State to Gombe State takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Gombe State are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Adamawa State.

Things to do in Gombe State

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Yankari National Park ©
Yankari National Park

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Adamawa State

Adamawa State
To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Adamawa State trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Gombe State to Adamawa State takes 6 hours. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Lagos.
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 27:

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Lagos

Lagos ©
See even more of Lagos: learn something new at Nike Art Gallery and enjoy the sand and surf at Tarkwa Bay Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Lagos road trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Adamawa State to Lagos. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Tarkwa Bay Beach ©
Tarkwa Bay Beach
Nike Art Gallery ©
Nike Art Gallery

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