947 Views

15 Fun Places To Visit In Nigeria You Probably Didn’t Know About

Azumini Blue River Rose

Azurnini Blue River is located in Abia State towards its boundary with Akwa lbom State. The River has become a resort for tourists because of the pleasantness it offers. The attractive features of the River include its crystal-clear blue water; canoe rides; sandy beaches with such relaxation facilities as chairs and tables. At the beach also, BBQ grill are delicacies provided for picnickers.

The Long JuJu Shrine of Arochukwu


MaskArochukwu is a famous tourist destination with the cave of the famous long juju oracle as a particular attraction.

The cave is believed to hold the long metal pipe through which the gods speak to the people. A traditional religionist would find the oracle quite an attraction. It is, first and foremost, a religious centre with a well-laid down administrative structure headed by a Chief Priest.

 

Ibeno Beach


One of the numerous fine beaches in Nigeria is the Ibeno Beach in Akwa lbom State. A lover of water sport finds the Beach which stretches to James town on the Atlantic most inviting.

Ogbunike Cave


Ogbunike Cave can be described as the very wonder of nature. The Cave, segmented into sections, is found in Anambra State, some few kilometres away from the Onitsha market town. There are different stories about the various sections that constitute the cave. The stories are better told by the native tour guides.

Rojenny Tourist Village


In Anambra State, just at the outskirts of Onitsha market town is found Rojenny Village, one of the leading tourist resorts in Nigeria. Among the many attractions of the village are amusement park, joy rides and sporting/relaxation facilities

Yankari National Park


Yankari National Park has become the most developed Wildlife park in Nigeria with a lot of attractions for visitors. The park is famous for its variety of animals available for viewing round the year, though the animals are better watched between November and May period of the dry season when the animals converge around the Gaji River, Baboons, Waterbucks, Elephants, Crocodiles, Bushbucks, Duikers, Warthogs, Hippopotamus are among the anirnals commonly seen at the park.

Wikki Warm Springs

It is a famous attraction in the Yankari National Park. It is particularly prized for its warm water. It is available both night and day for tourists who cherish swimming.

The National Park is located in the South-Eastern area of Bauchi, the capital town of Bauchi State in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria.

The Hills of Benue


Located in the middle belt region of Nigeria, Benue State shares boundaries with Taraba State on the East; Plateau State on the North and Edo State on the West; and Anambra, Enugu, Cross River States on the South. The entire landmass presents hills of various shades and touristic appeals.

lkyogen Hills exude mild weather condition which ensures steady green vegetation and a round- the-year grazing of animals in the areas which is also known as Ikyogen Cattle Ranch.

Ushogbo Hills in Ushogbo town also offersclement weather condition that makes it most fulfilling spot for tourists and adventures.

Bassa Hills, like the Ushogbo Hills, are worth visiting especially for their satisfying scenery; and Swern Hills are valued for their historical linkages. The hills are believed to be the place for origin of the Tiv people.

ALSO READ  Top 10 Reasons Why Lagos Is Far Better Than Abuja

Lake Chad


Lake Chad occupies a strategic location serving not only Borno State of Nigeria where it is located but serving also the three neighbouring countries of Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lake, apart from serving the agricultural and economic needs of the people, attracts a great number of tourists. Of paramount interest to tourists is the boating opportunity and visits to the numerous fishing villages in the area.

Obudu Cattle Ranch


Obudu Cattle Ranch is located in Cross River Slate towards the Nigeria-Cameroon border in the South-East. The Ranch is over 1,524m, has temperate weather condition to ensure green vegetation and grazing of cattle round the year. The Ranch is a tourist delight as a result of its divergent attractions. There are a natural swimming pool, horse riding, beautiful waterfall to behold, gorilla camp, bird watching, sporting facilities and accommodation.

Agbokim Waterfalls


Some short distance away from the Nigeria-Cameroon border is the very captivating sight called Agbokim Waterfalls. The Falls situated in Cross River State lies less than 30km from Ikom and is highly recommended for picnics. The falls are pleasantly surrounded by green vegetation.

Sillicon Hill


Near the Nkpologu campus of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) is found this very important mineral deposit. The hill which is more than 300 metres above sea level and almost half a kilometre long has silica, an important raw material fofthe manufacture of glasses. The surrounding environment is very captivating with hills, valleys and plaips beautifully wrapped up such that one cannot ignore it’s breath-taking views and awe-inspiring blend.

Oguta Lake Holiday Complex


The holiday complex situates in Oguta local government Area of Imo State about 40km (forty kilometres) away from Owerri, the Capital of Imo State. The lake is qf fresh water and the second largest natural lake in thecountry after lake Chad. To complement the complex water-based recreation services, there are other interesting attractions to watch.

These include:
(a) Golf Course with 18 standard international holes.
(b) Relic of war (mini bunker) constructed by the defunct Biafran Navy during Civic war.
(c) Natural confluence of Oguta Lake and Urashi River.
(d) Cruise boat services.
(e) Golf Club Bar House/Oguta Lake Motel for refreshment, lodging and feeding.
(f) Mini-children recreation park

Birnin Kudu Rock Painting


Birnin Kudu town lies in the South of Jigawa State. Birnin Kudu is noted for the presence of rocks. Fascinating are the ancient paintings on these rocks. The different paintings are eloquent information on the styles of the early settlers in the area.

NOK Village


A trip to the Nok Village in Kaduna State launches visitors into physical romance with the so-much-talked-about culture of the Nok people. The cultures has been known for over 2,500 years. The Nok culture is better appreciated appraising the excavations made by the numerous scholars and research.

Terra cotta, heads of animals and man; and weapons of war are abundant on display.

 

Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox!

Don't worry, we don't spam

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Latest Posts

How Biafra 18th-year-anniversary Celebration Turned Bloody In Anambra
Politics
48 views
Politics
48 views

How Biafra 18th-year-anniversary Celebration Turned Bloody In Anambra

MT - May 23, 2018

Activities marking this year’s 18th-year-anniversary celebration of new Biafra yesterday turned bloody in Onitsha, Anambra state as members of the Biafra Independence Movement/Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign…

“Why Nigerian Ladies Should Emulate Chioma” – Davido Advises Women
Entertainment
45 views
Entertainment
45 views

“Why Nigerian Ladies Should Emulate Chioma” – Davido Advises Women

MT - May 23, 2018

Popular Nigerian pop artist Davido have recently been trending on the web and social media because of the love and assurance he has found Chioma the love…

Stop Being Materialistic-Davido Dishes Out Relationship Advise To Ladies
Entertainment
47 views
Entertainment
47 views

Stop Being Materialistic-Davido Dishes Out Relationship Advise To Ladies

PH - May 23, 2018

Davido never ceases to tell those who care to listen that his girlfriend, Chioma Rowland, is the best thing that ever happened to him. Davido has urged…

U.S. First Black Female Nominee For Governor Emerges
Buzz & Trends
50 views
Buzz & Trends
50 views

U.S. First Black Female Nominee For Governor Emerges

MT - May 23, 2018

For the first time in the U.S., voters have chosen a black woman as nominee for state governor after Stacey Abrams was declared victorious in Georgia’s Democratic…

Metuh’s Trial To Proceed In His Absence, Court Rules
Buzz & Trends
48 views
Buzz & Trends
48 views

Metuh’s Trial To Proceed In His Absence, Court Rules

MT - May 23, 2018

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that the criminal trial of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will henceforth…

How To Write A Memo To Your Boss
How Tos
44 views
How Tos
44 views

How To Write A Memo To Your Boss

PH - May 23, 2018

by Evelyn Bankole  What is memo and why may your boss need to receive it from you? Well, it’s a document, which provides plenty of information in…

See The People President Buhari Took Major Swipe At On Tuesday
Buzz & Trends
43 views
Buzz & Trends
43 views

See The People President Buhari Took Major Swipe At On Tuesday

MT - May 23, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has yesterday took various swipes at a lot of people and past government for their contributions in thwarting the growth of Nigeria. According to the…

Nigerians Come After Buhari For Praising Abacha
Best of Nigeria
56 views
Best of Nigeria
56 views

Nigerians Come After Buhari For Praising Abacha

MT - May 23, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday while addressing a Buhari Support Organisation led by the Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, who visited him at the State…

Committee Lauds Bauchi for Increasing Agric Budget by 2.6%
Agriculture and Farming
48 views
Agriculture and Farming
48 views

Committee Lauds Bauchi for Increasing Agric Budget by 2.6%

PH - May 23, 2018

The Bauchi State Public Finance in Agriculture (PFA) Budget Committee has commended the state government for increasing its agricultural budget by 2.6 per cent in 2018. A…

According to Stella Oduah, Nigeria Has Lowest Women Representation in National and West African Parliament
Nigerian Women
78 views
Nigerian Women
78 views

According to Stella Oduah, Nigeria Has Lowest Women Representation in National and West African Parliament

PH - May 23, 2018

Nigeria has been identified as the country with the lowest number of women representation in the national parliament and the sub-regional parliament of the Economic Community of…

Lazy Nigerians Are The Only Ones That Are Hungry Under Buhari – Customs Boss
Best of Nigeria
68 views
Best of Nigeria
68 views

Lazy Nigerians Are The Only Ones That Are Hungry Under Buhari – Customs Boss

MT - May 23, 2018

Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service,  on Tuesday, said only lazy Nigerians would claim to be hungry under President Muhammadu Buhari. According to him, manna…

42 Passengers En-route To Kano Kidnapped
General
64 views
General
64 views

42 Passengers En-route To Kano Kidnapped

PH - May 23, 2018

A report by PR Nigeria indicates that armed bandits have kidnapped 42 passengers en-route to Kano state, along Birnin-Gwari- Kaduna highways, within 24 hours. Quoting an unnamed…

2018 Budget: Nigerian Government Speaks On Taking More Loans
Best of Nigeria
56 views
Best of Nigeria
56 views

2018 Budget: Nigerian Government Speaks On Taking More Loans

MT - May 23, 2018

Patience Oniha, Director-General of Debt Management Office (DMO), has stated that the federal government must take loans to fund the 2018 budget and the capital projects. She…

The Richest King In African  History-Mansa Musa
Art, History and Culture
54 views
Art, History and Culture
54 views

The Richest King In African History-Mansa Musa

PH - May 23, 2018

The richest king that ever lived in Africa is King Mansa Musa Keita I of the Mali empire. Scholars spent many years trying to give an approximate…

Probe Obasanjo On The $16bn Power Project , Other Past Leaders – CACOL Tells Buhari
Business
66 views
Business
66 views

Probe Obasanjo On The $16bn Power Project , Other Past Leaders – CACOL Tells Buhari

MT - May 23, 2018

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on the purported $16bn expended on power…

The First And Oldest Museum In Nigeria-Esie Museum
Art, History and Culture
58 views
Art, History and Culture
58 views

The First And Oldest Museum In Nigeria-Esie Museum

PH - May 23, 2018

Esiẹ Museum is a museum in Esiẹ, Kwara State, Nigeria. The museum was the first to be established in Nigeria when it opened in 1945. The museum…

Meet Charity Bassey, The Female Airport Cleaner Who Returned $6,000 She Found Inside The Toilet
Inspiring
62 views
Inspiring
62 views

Meet Charity Bassey, The Female Airport Cleaner Who Returned $6,000 She Found Inside The Toilet

PH - May 23, 2018

A female cleaner at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos State, identified as Charity Bassey, has returned a total of $6,000 valued at over N2…

Atiku Speaks On Protests By Catholics In Nigeria
Buzz & Trends
65 views
Buzz & Trends
65 views

Atiku Speaks On Protests By Catholics In Nigeria

MT - May 23, 2018

Nigeria’s former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has expressed worry over the mass protests organised on Tuesday by the Catholic church in parts of the country. On…

Loading...