Nigeria is a country with diverse languages and cultures, from the Yoruba tribe to the Igbo and Hausa to over 200 other ethnic tribes. It is not just the most populous country in Africa for no reason, if you ever want to visit a country in Africa, Nigeria should be one you should not miss out on. There are lots of tourist appealing and attraction centers in Nigeria, in fact visiting Nigeria teaches you more about the African culture and values. Nigeria is indeed blessed with lots of Natural resources from crude oil, cocoa, gold, and many more.
11 Exciting Tourist Attractions In Nigeria And Their Locations
Today we will be discussing some of Nigeria’s beautiful and exciting tourist destinations, we have combined together about 11 top destinations you can visit in the country as a tourist traveler or even for an excursion.
1. Obudu Cattle Ranch Calabar
Obudu Cattle ranch also known as Obudu Mountain Resort is one of Nigeria’s finest and most interesting tourist destinations, it is located South-South region of the country, and it is a perfect destination for holidays and honeymoon vacations. Obudu Cattle Ranch also offers various sporting activities from Horse riding, hiking on the hills, and many more. This resort has a variety of Mountain villa cabins, with lots of basic amenities to cater to your needs.
2. La Campagne Tropicana
Fondly called nature lovers paradise is an African-themed beach resort with various magnificent local chalets, this place speaks more of the African culture with its traditional architectural designs. It is such a peaceful location and a great choice for people who needs to take a break from work life to relax
3. Yankari Games Reservation
The Yankari wildlife park is located in the northeastern part of Nigeria. It is an accommodation for different wild animals like elephants, lions, and monkeys. It has amazing and comfortable rooms. If you are a lover of the northern part of Nigeria, this should be one place you need to visit
4. Olumo Rock
The famous Olumo rock is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Nigeria, it is located in the western part of Nigeria, and it has a lot of historical value for natives of the Abeokuta town because it was known to be a citadel of protection during the days of wars. It has since then been renovated for the ease of tourists who intends to visit.
5. Idanre Hills
The Idanre Hills is one destination of the heart, it offers both traditional, cultural, and physical hiking experiences all in one. This hill has about 682 steps with about 5 resting points, it is located in the Ondo state of Nigeria, if you are a lover of nature you’ll definitely love visiting the Idanre hills, it such a beautiful place and the people living there are said to be very nice and accommodating
6. Zuma Rock
Having talked about the Idanre hills and Olumo rock, the Zuma rock is one of those places that shouldn’t be left out, it is very because the rock is said to have the facial features of a human with very visible eyes, nose, and mouth. Some of the activities you get to do include: horse riding, swimming, golfing, bicycles
7. Nike Art Gallery
This is one of the popular tourist attractions in Lagos Nigeria, it has about 7,000 museum art pieces by various artists honoring Nigeria’s talents. This place also offers a guest house for tourists who intends to stay overnights. Nike art center is a magnificent gallery and a must-visit for lovers of art.
8. Lekki Conservation Centre:
If you want to take a break from the hustling and bustling city of Lagos, the conservative centre is the place to go. It is a spring nature surrounded by beautiful trees and monkeys, tortoises, and rare birds Some of the few things you get to do are canopy walk, climb up the treehouse
9. Tarkway Bay Beach
The Tarkwa Bay Beach is one of the most invigorating beaches you can find in Lagos, it can only be accessed by boarding a boat. A great place to relax with family and friends. It is located on the island of Lagos
10. Olumirin waterfalls
The Olumirin waterfalls are one consecrated destination in Nigeria that offers hiking, waterfall chasing, and camping. It is the only waterfall in Nigeria that has about 7 different waterfalls in different layers, you’ll practically be visiting two states because part of the waterfalls leads to Ekiti and another to Osun, a visit to this place is totally worth your while.
11. Osun Sacred Groove
This is one of the highest-rank tourist destinations in Nigeria, in this place you’ll find different shrines, and deities dispersed in the forest. It is said to be the home of the Osun goddesses of ‘fertility’. This consecrated forest inhabits a lot of tourists all over the world. This forest has different kinds of plants that are used for medicinal purposes.
In conclusion, we hope you get to explore the various Nigerian tourist center. You don’t neccesarily need to travel abroad to have fun, the fun might actually just be few miles away from you. Aspomtravels is always at your service if you wish to explore these beautiful places in Nigeria. Feel free to start planning your tours with us or visit https://www.tours.aspomtravels.com to browse some of our featured tours.