Nigeria Highlights Tour

2023

Tour itinerary can be seen below.

1 18/11/2023

Arrive into Lagos

• Arrive in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city. Our driver will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel.

• Overnight in Lagos.

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2 19/11/2023

Lagos Island

• After breakfast, we will head out to the National Museum. Next, we go west to visit several historical sites in the town of Badagry, a former slaving port.

• Return to Lagos and stay overnight.

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3 20/11/2023

Olumo Rock

• Drive north to the Yoruba city of Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. The city’s key attraction is Olumo Rock, believed to be the site where the Egba clan hid during the Yoruba Civil Wars. The rock also features remains from ancient settlements. Occasionally worshipers come to the shrine to collect donations.

• Overnight in Abeokuta.

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4 21/11/2023

Ile-Ife

• Depart for Ile-Ife, home of the Oduduwa. Once we reach the town, we will visit the traditional head of the kingdom and spiritual leader of the Yoruba.

• Head to the Oranmiyan Staff and other historical sites of the Osun State later in the day.

• Overnight in Ile-Ife.

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5 22/11/2023

Sacred Grove of Osun

• Continue to Osogbo, home to the Sacred Grove of Osun—one of Nigeria’s few UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We’ll have time to explore the Sacred Grove of Osun with its fantastic sculptures of the Yoruba deities hidden throughout the trees. If we’re lucky, we’ll also see monkeys running around the site.

• Go to an Orisha temple, where Ife priestesses will teach us about their sacred beliefs.

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6 23/11/2023

Ilorin

• Drive on to Ilorin, a majority-Muslim city with a mixed culture from the Yoruba and Fulani dynasties. In the afternoon, we’ll visit the pottery and weaving quarter and the Palace of the Emir of Ilorin.

• Travel back to Lagos to stay overnight.

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7 24/11/2023

Floating Village of Makoko

• Morning visit to the floating village of Makoko where a 3rd of the community is built on stilts along the lagoon.

• Drive to Lekki Conservation Centre to spend time in nature. Spot wildlife like monkeys, peacocks and crocodiles whilst taking the trail over the canopy walks.

• Overnight in Lagos.

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8 25/11/2023

Departure / Optional Extension

• Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

• For those taking the optional extension to Abuja, we will depart very early morning from Lagos. We'll have a full day visiting sites such as Millennium Park, Ushafa pottery village, arts and crafts market and the national mosque.

• Overnight in Abuja

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9 26/11/2023

Tour Ends

• Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Details

Includes:
  • - Single room accommodation throughout tour
  • - Nigerian visa support letter
  • - English speaking local guide
  • - Lupine tour leader throughout tour
  • - All transport throughout tour
  • - Airport transfers
Excludes:
  • - Nigerian visa
  • - Visa fees
  • - International flights
  • - Personal travel health insurance
  • - Extension to Abuja £345 (includes single room and transport)
Prices:
  • Tour Price: £1845
  • Deposit: £450
  • Single Room Supplement: £
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