Experience Nigeria in 9 days with confidence
Day 1: Lagos
Upon arrival in Lagos, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Lagos, city tour
Our first visit after breakfast will be to Makoko stilt village – a village built on water. Here we shall
explore by canoe, the watery environs and the lifestyle of the villagers. Next stop is Lagos
Island, the first settlement of Lagos where we learn about the origins of Lagos and explore
historical sites. The National museum houses artifacts and culture from some of the over 250
tribes of Nigeria and will be our stopover before we proceed for lunch and experience delicious
Nigerian cuisine. At Nike Art Gallery we shall behold the four floors and thousands of exquisite
and authentic Nigerian art and craft done by Nigerian artists.
Lekki Conservation centre shall be our last site visit for the day where you can climb the longest
canopy walkway in Africa and explore the nature reserve that is home to many free range
Day 3: Lagos – Badagry – Lagos
We shall set off early for our day trip to Badagry. Here, we
shall visit the old slave market, slave trade museum and relics, and the homestead the then
King Seriki Abbas, and the Gberefu beach (slave embarkation point). Back to Lagos for
Day 4: Lagos – Abeokuta – Ile Ife
After breakfast, we take off to Abeokuta and visit historic Olumo rock, Itoku market selling ‘Adire’
(batik) fabric. We shall also visit the palace of the King (Alake of Egbaland)
We proceed to Ile Ife in Osun state. Ile Ife is known as the cradle of yoruba civilisation. Here, we
embark on a tour of the Palace of the Ooni of Ife – the highest ranking King of Yorubaland.
Then, on to the Ife museum, visit the stature of Queen Moremi Ajasoro, and the gigantic and
historic Oranmiyan staff, where we shall join the elders of the land for a drink and ablution to
the forefathers. They shall also recount to us the lore surrounding the great Oranmiyan.
Day 5: Ile Ife – Osogbo
After breakfast we set off for Osogbo, the capital of the Osun State. After visiting this sacred places, we shall visit the abode of the high
priestess (home to the renowned late priestess – Adunni Olorisha also known as Suzanne
Wenger). Drive around the markets and other local points of interest.
Day 6: Osogbo – Lokoja – Abuja
After breakfast, depart for a full day journey to Abuja.
Along the way, we stop at Lokoja, the confluence town that offers a panoramic view of the
merging point of the Niger and Benue rivers (also known as the confluence point).
Proceed to visit fishing villages along the river Niger en-route Abuja. On arrival in Abuja, check-
in at your hotel. Dinner and evening at leisure.
Day 7: Abuja – Gurara Falls- Zuma Rock – Abuja
After breakfast, we set off for Gurara falls and then Zuma rock just outside the city. Upon return,
we proceed to the National mosque, the arts and crafts village, and Jabi lake.
You will have the option to try some of the unique delicacies attributable only to northern
Nigeria…think Kilishi (spicy beef jerky) and Kunu ( a sour/sweet diary-based gruel).
Day 8: Abuja. City tour.
After breakfast, we set off for another day of exploring. First port of call is the Pottery village.
Next, we tour the administrative points of interest – The national assembly complex, central
business district, international conference centre. We won't leave out the largest church in west
Africa – Dunamis International Gospel centre.
Day 9: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for departure.
What is included:
Other: Your Private Local Guide in Lagos/Nigeria
Airport pick up and drop off
Note 1) In order to get your tours visa, I can help you with your invitation letter to visit Nigeria.