3 days in Nigeria Itinerary

3 days in Nigeria Itinerary

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3 days in Nigeria Itinerary

Start: Lagos
1
Lagos
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
2
Abuja
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 45 min
End: Lagos

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Lagos

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Lekki Market, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lekki Conservation Centre, then stop by The Henna Place, and finally walk around Freedom Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral Church of Christ, then stroll through Elegushi Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Mosque of Lagos.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Lagos trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Lagos. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Abuja.

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The Henna Place
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Freedom Park Lagos ©
Freedom Park Lagos
Elegushi Beach ©
Elegushi Beach

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Abuja

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Jabi Lake, then don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, and then stop by Abuja Arts & Crafts Village.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Abuja road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Lagos to Abuja in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Abuja are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Abuja

Parks Nature Shopping
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Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Jabi Lake ©
Jabi Lake
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village ©
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village

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