Nigeria

Nigeria
October 24, 2014 nikos xenakis

Welcome to Nigeria

Welcome to Nigeria, the world’s most populous black nation and a country endowed with beautiful landscapes, incredible wildlife, majestic waterfalls and sprawling coastlines extending to a distant 850km.

Talk of a diverse human population and Nigeria’s 250 ethnic nationalities will surely blow your mind as you encounter a warm and hospitable people with a rich cultural heritage and an amazing range of delectable cuisines. To get value for money, be sure to consider Nigeria your one-stop destination for your next vacation or business travel.

In 2014, the country overtook South Africa to become Africa’s biggest economy with a GDP of $509billion.

What’s more, Nigeria’s oil deposits have grown to become the continent’s largest.

So get ready for business and pleasure all-year round as you explore the country’s exciting festivals, shopping malls, cinemas, resorts, game reserves, beaches, amusement parks, and world-class hotels.

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    ‘LasGidi’ or ‘Eko’, as it is fondly called, is one of Africa's fastest growing cities. Famous for its beautiful beach resorts, boutique and nightlife, Lagos is home to all Nigerian tribes, ethnic and foreign nationalities. Little wonder everyone wants to come to experience the mega city and what it has to offer them. Whether you are here for a short visit or planning to spend a day playing around, here are exciting places you will be exploring during your stay. Day 1: Upon your arrival at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, our representative will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. Day 2: Explore​ Nike Art Gallery and Lekki Arts Market: ​The Nike Art Gallery is owned by Nike Davies-Okundaye and it is arguably the largest of its kind in West Africa. Housed in a five-storey tall building, it boasts of more than 8,000 diverse artworks from various artists. Then continue for some sight-seeing and shopping at the​ Lekki Art and Craft Market. Also known as Oba Elegushi International Market or Jakande Art Market, this is a mindblowing destination that does a good job of showcasing the artistic and creative beauty of Nigeria. Prepare for some historical, cultural and artistic experience as you meander and manoeuvre your way through this unique place. End the day by exploring and climbing the Longest Canopy Walk in Africa at ​Lekki Conservation Centre, one of the best and most visited nature reserves in Nigeria. The conservation and relaxation centre is a scenic area that offers a tranquil escape from everyday life in the buzzing city of Lagos. There are a lot of fun activities not to miss and the fearless canopy walk is the peak of them all. Day 3​: Island Getaway and Sunset Boat Cruise: Lagos is a well-known coastal city with lots of beaches nestled in various parts of the city. Take an amazing boat adventure with us to an exotic private beach island and experience nature in its purest form. Day 4: Historic city of Badagry: Badagry (traditionally Gbagle) is a coastal town in situated between the city of Lagos and the border with Benin Republic at Seme. It was a major slave outpost and market during the centuries of slave trade and also houses the first storey building in Nigeria. Day 5: Visit the Iconic Fela Shrine & Museum: ​We start off with an unforgettable adventure to the home of the late Afrobeat King, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Now referred to as the Kalakuta Museum, Fela's ​home is to an amazing collection of objects and illustrations which unfolds the legendary story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti. From there, we proceed to the New Afrika Shrine which was visited in June 2018 by the French President, Emmanuel Macron. This eccentric entertainment centre is where late Fela and now Femi Kuti now perform periodically. It is an iconic destination for the celebration of freedom of speech, as well as justice for the people and also a memorial for the founder of the Afrobeat genre of music. Round up the day with a visit to one of the city's top Nightlife Hotspot (Cocoon Club / Gbogobiri in Ikoyi). Lagos is a perfect hub to unwind at nights and best for nightlife lovers. With a large number of pubs, bars, nightclubs, parties, live music, concerts, shows, and restaurants, we will also show you some special spots in the city that fabulously meet the needs of night crawlers on the island. Day 6: Departure. ​Transfer to Murtala Muhammed International Airport for your flight   P.S.: This is a Double Occupancy Package, i.e. Per Person Sharing   Rates and room availability are subject to change without notice Cancellation and Refund Policy: 1 month before travel date, there will be a full payment refund minus bank charges. 2 weeks before travel date, 50% charges will be made. Less than 2 weeks to travel date, 100% charges will be made. Terms and Conditions apply!
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Quick facts

  • Official name
    Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Location
    Nigeria is located in West Africa. It shares land borders with the Republic of Benin to the west, Chad and Cameroon to the east, and Niger to the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Government
    Democratic
  • Dialing code
    +234
  • Climate weather
    Equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north
  • Population
    177,155,754 on 923,768 km²
  • Official language
    English
  • Other major languages
    Hausa, Ibo, Yoruba
  • Currency
    Nigerian Naira (NGN)
  • Foreign currencies accepted
    GBP (£), EUR (€), USD ($)
  • Entry requirements
    All countries except ECOWAS countries require a visa to visit Nigeria. Yellow Fever certificate is only required for travelers coming from a country with risk of Yellow Fever transmission but recommended for all. (For more information, visit - www.tourism.gov.ng).
  • What to know
    Best time to visit: December to February and October. Travelers are advised against travel to Northeast and North central Nigeria due to ethnic tension and current activities of Boko Haram.