9 days in Nigeria Itinerary

9 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nigeria journey planner
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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Abuja
1
Abuja
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Benin City
— 1 night
Fly to Lagos, Taxi to Lagos
3
Lagos
— 3 nights
Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Brize Norton

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Abuja — 4 nights

The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Abuja is known for shopping, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at An Noor Mosque, browse the different shops at Dunes, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jabi Lake.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Abuja vacation planning tool.

Brize Norton, UK to Abuja is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brize Norton to Abuja is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brize Norton in July, with highs in Abuja at 33°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Benin City.
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Shopping · Spas · Nature · Historic Sites
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Benin City — 1 night

On the 26th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at W National Park.

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Traveling by flight from Abuja to Benin City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lagos.
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Lagos — 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.
On the 27th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Lekki Conservation Centre, view the masterpieces at Nike Art Gallery, and then soothe aching muscles at Jane’s Haven Beauty Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Ogirikan Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Freedom Park Lagos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of Christ, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ikeja City Mall.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lagos sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Benin City to Lagos takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. July in Lagos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Nigeria travel guide

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Art Galleries · Wildlife Areas · Shopping Malls
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With the largest population and economy on the continent, Nigeria plays a big part in the rise of African tourism. The country's cities and villages provide a glimpse into a culture rich in musical and culinary heritage. Visitors on vacation in Nigeria tend to explore the southern and central regions, where the lively urban areas give way to a wealth of protected rainforests and river deltas, home to traditional communities with proud and distinct cultural traditions.
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