Have you ever wondered how Nigeria looks like for tourism or vacation? Or have you ever been searching for the best places to visit in Nigeria? Below is the best place to visit in Nigeria probably for tourism or vacation.
1. Obudu Cattle Ranch, Calabar
It is one of the popular tourist attractions in Nigeria with a great view. Obudu Ranch Resort currently managed by Zedici Capital Limited was developed in 1951 by M. McCaughley, a scot who first explored the ranges of the mountain in 1949. It is located on the Obudu Plateau close to Cameroon border, in the Northeastern part of Cross River State.
It is a wonderful place for a family vacation with a very nice water park having a water slide and a swimming pool, a golf course, night-time bonfires and horseback riding. It is also a beautiful and pleasant tourist centre in Nigeria which can also help in family bonding and nature bonding as you walk through the forests, mountains while seeing the birds fly.
Their accommodation is made up of chalets, standard room, executive room, hut for presidential suites and it is open through the year for visitors. There is definitely a lot of fun, entertainment, outdoor gaming, mountain race, sightseeing and quality food at the resort.
2. Olumo Rock, Abeokuta
Olumo rock known as the ‘fortress of Abeokuta’ is the first place to be when you visit the city of Abeokuta else your visit to Nigeria would be incomplete. Olumo rock has been one of the best choices tourist attraction in Nigeria and since the 19th century, it has served as a rock of offences and a fortress for the people of Egba land.
The best time to visit Olumo rock is in the month of March because it would be the dry season around the rock environment and there are attractions like, natural tunnels, uncommon trees, gardens on the rock and memorial beliefs of the rock first settlers.
These are the attraction you do not want miss. Olumo rock is located at the heart of Abeokuta, capital of Ogun state at the exact intersection between Ijemo-Alape Road and Ita-Bayibo street in Ikija area, under Abeokuta North local government of the state.
Tip: Olumo rock gate fee is 700 naira for adults and 500 naira for children. To use the car park you have to pay 300 naira and the usage of the elevator would cost you 2000 naira.
3. Yankari Game Reserve, Bauchi
Yankari Game Reserve is a large wildlife park and it is located in the Wikki camp, Yankari reserve, south-central part of Bauchi state, northeastern Nigeria. Yankari Game Reserve is one of the best tourist attraction in Nigeria and it promotes tourism and ecotourism in Nigeria.
In Yakari Game Reserve, you will find varieties of animal species like baboons, elephants, hippos, fishes, birds, etc. It is also the best attraction for family fun and it has a natural swimming pool ground which is called Wikki river. Yankari Game Reserve is also one of the most popular eco-destinations in West Africa.