You can visit any or all of these 5 travel destinations in Nigeria to satisfy your wanderlust.
There are many ways to ball even while on a budget and exploring destinations within your means and reach is one of them.
Here are some of the top travel destinations to satisfy your wanderlust.
1. Ado-Awaye, Oyo
The small town of Ado-Awaye holds the seven wonders of Oyo state. Rich in history and culture, Ado-Awaye is quickly becoming the tourist’s paradise and gaining mainstream attention as well, since it is just hours away from Lagos state. It is home to the only other suspended lake in the world. From its formation to its mountains and plains, there are many things about Ado-Awaye that one should experience and wonder about in person.
2. Ibeno beach, Akwa ibom
Ibeno beach is the longest sand beach in West Africa with beautiful white sand stretching over 245km on the bank of Ibeno. It is the perfect destination to chase and enjoy a calming day by the beach, sunbathing and having a picnic with friends. You can also explore the nearby villages and the unpolluted foliage of the mangrove forest.
3. Kajuru castle, Kaduna
Located at about 45 kilometres from Kaduna on a mountaintop in Kajuru village, Kaduna state, Kajuru Castle was built in 1989 by a German expatriate who lived in Kaduna at the time. The castle which is an epitome of architectural master-piece is stylishly structured in a medieval way that makes it a sorts of wonder to tourists. There are so many features in the castle that only experience can explain. Here’s all you need to know about planning a trip to Kajuru castle.
4. Chappal Waddi, Taraba
At 7,936 ft above sea level, Chappal Wadi is the highest point in Nigeria. It can be found at the northeastern flank of the Mambilla Plateau. The plateau is Nigeria’s northern continuation of the Bamenda Highlands of Cameroon. The trip up this mountain is one for bucket lists everywhere.
5. Osun Osogbo sacred groves, Osun
This UNESCO World Heritage Site invites tourists to come and see the sacred shrines, sanctuaries, sculptures and art works created in the honour of the goddess of fertility, Osun. Many of the artworks are attributes to the Nigerian-Austrian Osun priestess Susanne Wenger. Osun Osogbo is just a few hours away from Lagos.