10 days in Lagos & Nairobi Itinerary

10 days in Lagos & Nairobi Itinerary

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Lagos, Nigeria
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Lagos, Nigeria — 3 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Freedom Park Lagos and Synagogue Church Of all Nations. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Cathedral Church of Christ and Gberefu Island (Point of No Return). Go for a jaunt from Lagos to Lekki to see Jane’s Haven Beauty Spa about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Tarkwa Bay Beach and take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Mosque of Lagos.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos trip itinerary planning site.

Port Harcourt to Lagos is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You'll set off for Nairobi on the 13th (Tue).
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Spas
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Nairobi, Kenya — 6 nights

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Appreciate the collections at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 16th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, stroll through Giraffe Centre, look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nairobi online road trip planner.

You can fly from Lagos to Nairobi in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Lagos to Nairobi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Nairobi is slightly colder than Lagos - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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