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Abeokuta Day Trip

Abeokuta Day Trip

The historic tour of Abeokuta.Abeokuta is the largest city and state capital of Ogun State in southwest Nigeria. It is situated on the east bank of the Ogun River. This tour will include a visit to the famous Olusegun Obasanjo Public Library, The ancient Adire Market,the Funnab zoo and climb of the iconic Olumo Rock. We have both the Private and Group tours available. And a visit to the birth place of the Afrobeat Legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti The Heritage Museum.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 617.77
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US$ 617.77

Half Day Tour of Lagos

Half Day Tour of Lagos

Optimize your time in Nigeria’s capital on a half-day tour of Lagos, with convenient round-trip transfer via air-conditioned vehicle. Gain an overview of the city’s creative heritage as you discover landmarks such as the Kalakuta Museum, National Arts Theatre, and Quintessence gallery, and avoid hidden costs with a complimentary lunch included at one of the city’s cultural centers.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 463.33
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US$ 463.33

Historic Day Tour of Badagry Town from Lagos

Historic Day Tour of Badagry Town from Lagos

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Depart Lagos on a historic day tour of Badagry, a coastal town that was one of West Africa's first slave ports. Visit the Badagry slave market site and the Point of No Return, where captured Africans left for the Americas to meet their fate. See an early missionaries cemetery and explore the Slave Trade Relics Museum, telling the slave trade story through artifacts like ceramic bowls once exchanged for lives. Badagry is also home to the Baracoon, cells where slaves stayed shackled with neck chains and mouth locks for months.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 617.77
per group
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US$ 617.77
per group

Kalakuta Museum Private Tour

Kalakuta Museum Private Tour

Tour the Kalakuta Museum—highlighting the life of legendary Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti—in Lagos with a private guide. Opened in 2012, the property served as Kuti's residence from the 1970s until his 1997 death. Kuti is buried in a mausoleum on the grounds. See his preserved bedroom as well as other artifacts and exhibits pertaining to his life throughout the space. There's also an onsite gift shop and a rooftop bar where you can savor a cocktail (own expense) while reflecting on Kuti's many musical contributions.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 308.89
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US$ 308.89

Adventurous Lagos Tour By Bus

Adventurous Lagos Tour By Bus

There's a lot you’ll see and do in the busiest city in West Africa. Our friendly guide will show you Lagos’ historical and beautiful landmarks. There will be no dull moment as the experienced and multilingual guide provides the stories behind the numerous sights and sounds of the city. Your exploration will begin at the popular Lekki Conservation Centre, where you'll experience nature at its finest. There, you’ll go on the longest canopy walk in Africa. At Nike Centre For Art and Culture, you’ll see Nigerian artistic works. Would you like to see traditional craftsmen making local fabrics and weaving baskets, using methods dating back hundreds of years? Makoko is a village built on stilts. In this small city on the boat riding you’ll hear the history of the friendly fishing community. You’ll also spend time at the National Museum, to see historical artifacts. Finally, you’ll take a tricycle ride through Lagos streets. If you ever dreamed about Lagos, come and make your dream come true.
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  • 6 hours
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US$ 556.99
Price varies by group size
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US$ 556.99
Price varies by group size

Lagos Beach Tour

Lagos Beach Tour

Located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Lagos is popular for its beaches. Are you looking for a calm atmosphere, beautiful palm trees, and a nice cool breeze? Then you should visit Tarkwa Bay Beach. Located on an island, it is one of the most popular beaches in town: beautiful, peaceful, and safe. To reach the beach, you’ll enjoy a thrilling boat cruise. At Tarkwa Bay Beach, you’ll go horseback riding, play fun games, enjoy the warmth of the sun, and have a refreshing drink of coconut water. You may also swim and go surfing. From the beach-side, you can walk a long distance into the shallow water and feel the waves. You’ll have time to take in the sounds and the beautiful view as the sun sets in a veil of colorful yellow and orange mist.
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  • 4 hours
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US$ 155.00
Price varies by group size
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US$ 155.00
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Lagos Cuisine Tour

Lagos Cuisine Tour

Discover the exotic Nigerian delicacies in this full-day food tour. Nigeria is a very diverse country blessed with at least 250 ethnic groups. Each of these has its cuisine. You’ll enjoy tasting and munching on a wide variety of dishes. Do you want to know what the Hausa-Fulani, Igbo, and Yoruba dishes all taste like? You’ll be guided by a funny Lagosian (that’s what the locals are called) foodie who will tell you a bit of the history behind every dish, and the tribe each represents. This tour will get your taste buds working on overdrive. You’ll discover a local market, where the local food recipes of Nigeria are sold, and you’ll see firsthand how the haggling takes place before every sale. Next, you’ll be treated to several helpings of the different meals, along with local drinks like Zobo. Wondering what it tastes like? Finally, we’ll take you on a quick visit to a few well selected, hidden but fabulous, restaurants and 'joints'. Have you tasted suya?
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  • 8 hours
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US$ 387.99
Price varies by group size
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US$ 387.99
Price varies by group size

Olumo Rock and Obasanjo Presidential Library Tour

Olumo Rock and Obasanjo Presidential Library Tour

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At the top of the Olumo Rock, you will be able to see the amazing blue skies, the vegetation and just revel in the beauty of nature. If you love nature, scenery with some peace and quiet, this is for you ⁣ Olumo is actually derived from “Oluwalomo” meaning “God benevolently molded this rock for our refuge”. In the 19th Century, Olumo Rock served as a rock of offense and a fortress for the people of Egba Land where it housed the Egba warriors for 3 years. ⁣ Enjoy the natural and panoramic view of the ancient city of Abeokuta from the top of Olumo rock. Explore the museum with interesting artifacts. At the base of the rock, there is an Art gallery that feautures some local artworks. At the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, there is also an inspirational and aspirational section of the museum where kids can put on the clothing of different professions and then take a picture of themselves.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 290.00
Price varies by group size
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US$ 290.00
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 Makoko Floating Village Expedition

Makoko Floating Village Expedition

Explore the Makoko community in Lagos, the world’s largest floating village which lives principally on stilt houses on water. The area is home to at least 85,000 people, although some estimates indicate closer to 300,000 floating city dwellers. On arrival at the rustic fishing village, you will take a walk through the local market to the waterfront and wade through the fishing village aboard a canoe boat on stilts. Our local tour guide will educate you about the history of the community and why they decided to settle on water. There will be a stopover at head of the community’s (Baale) house and the primary school in the community. You can get also yourself fresh fish before leaving the community.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 142.00
Price varies by group size
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US$ 142.00
Price varies by group size

Badagry Adventure Slave Trade Tour

Badagry Adventure Slave Trade Tour

Explore the historical Badagry slave route, visit museums and ancient buildings that tell the story of Nigeria' evolution as a country. The story of 400 years of slavery cannot be told without a visit to the former slave port. The first point of call is the Seriki Abass Slave Baracoon and will be followed with a visit to the Mobee Slave Relics Museum. Afterwards, there will be a narrow walk to the Point of No Return (Gberefu Island) where the slaves were routed through to the ships to foreign countries. During the walk, there will be a brief stop at the Attenuation Well where slaves were made to drink magical waters that made them forget who they’re. There will also be a stopover at the beach front of the Point of No Return for a little rest and reflection. The First Storey Building in Nigeria and then the Heritage Museum are also part of the places to visit.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 220.00
Price varies by group size
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US$ 220.00
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New African Shine and Kalakuta Republic Tour

New African Shine and Kalakuta Republic Tour

This private tour gives the rare privilege to learn and have an insight into the life of the late Afrobeat king, Fela Anukulapo-Kuti. You will also have access to purchase branded souvenirs and access his private closet. From Kalakuta Republic Museum, you will head straight to the New Afrika Shrine, a popular spot for culture, music, good foods and drinks.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 115.00
Price varies by group size
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US$ 115.00
Price varies by group size

Osun 2-Day Tour(Osun Sacred Grove,Oduduwa Shrine,Erin-Ijesha Water Fall, etc )

Osun 2-Day Tour(Osun Sacred Grove,Oduduwa Shrine,Erin-Ijesha Water Fall, etc )

By going on this unique 2-day tour, you will visit Osun Sacred Grove, the famous Erin Ijesha Waterfalls, Oduduwa World Temple and Groove, Nike Art Gallery and a tour of the ancient city of Ile-Ife. The listed centers and activities in this tour are surely interesting places to go for an excursion and to be included in your list of “must visit tourist attraction centers in Nigeria”. Your 2 day adventures begin with a 7am pickup from your Lagos hotel and we embark on a four hours drive to Osun State. Osun state is one of the states in the South-western part of Nigeria, majorly populated by the Yorubas who are indigenes of the state.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 380.00
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US$ 380.00
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Heritage Tour of Nigeria, 8 Days

Heritage Tour of Nigeria, 8 Days

On this 8 day Destination Nigeria Tour, you will visit the main commercial city of Lagos, the slave heritage town of Badagry; purchase Batik fabrics at Itoku market; drive through Ibadan and Oyo in the Yoruba heartland; view the mysterious Esie soapstone statues; visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Oxun Shrine. You will also visit the ancient city of Ile-Ife the Yoruba cradle of creation and climb the historic Idanre hills. See the nearly built political city of Nigeria, Abuja.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 3,138.23
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US$ 3,138.23
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explore makoko with confidence

explore makoko with confidence

This trip give you an opportunity to expereince the day today lives of the people who live on the stilth house. How they cope with the raining season and the dry season. their occupation and what makes them strong and unique. it also offers you the opportunity to have a one on one expereince of what it feels like living their kind of life.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 260.00
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US$ 260.00

Explore Lagos Nigeria with a professional Private Guide in 4 days

Explore Lagos Nigeria with a professional Private Guide in 4 days

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The hallmark of this trip feel, experience and enjoy Lagos west Africa. basically the heartland of the black people. Relish the melting pot of rare Negro traditions, cultures and traditional religions . We shall explore Important historical buildings, markets that specialize in interesting things, museums with authentic historical objects, good landscapes. We shall experience the real, traditional Lagos West Africa.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 463.33
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US$ 463.33

Benin City Day Tour, Nigeria

Benin City Day Tour, Nigeria

it's no secret that the Benin Kingdom has a long history of greatness in all aspects. The city is renoened for its skill in old time war, arts and crafts, culture, and general widespread influence. On this tour, you shall see and hear first hand the stories of the legends that built the great empire, and challenged the British. The National Museum which is classed amongst the best in the country will give you more than a glimpse into its history. Along the streets of Benin, you shall feel the throb of the domineering spirit of the Benin people. The monuments erected to fights - male and female shall awe you. In the sacred Oba's Palace, you will hear the tales from old. Not to forget the legendary Igun street which is home to some of the best craftsmen of bronze work and sculptures. Welcome to Benin!
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  • 2 days
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US$ 1,629.99
per group
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US$ 1,629.99
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Badagry Historic Town and Coconut Beach

Badagry Historic Town and Coconut Beach

I shall pick you up at your hotel or location of choice at 7. 30a.m in a chauffeured, air-conditioned sedan or SUV. We will then drive through towards the boundary of Lagos where Badagry town is situated. The first point if call will be the town's Heritage Museum which houses sculptures depicting slaves in chains, actual chains used during the trade and various art works. We shall then move on to the 'Aqia tree' monument point where Christianity was first preached in Nigeria. We shall also visit other areas of attraction such as the Badagry market, the King's palace, the coconut beach and board a boat to the 'Island of No Return' where the slaves were routed through to the ships taking them to foreign countries. We shall have light snacks during our stay in Badagry so feel free to come with food to picnic or buy local delicacies. Our trip back to your hotel or any location in Lagos you request will commence at 2. 30p.m through the same vehicle.
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  • 6 hours
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US$ 634.50
per group
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US$ 634.50
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Lagos City Day Tour

Lagos City Day Tour

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My tours are private and professional. At the same time, I am friendly, knowledgeable and shall give you value for your money and time. We shall navigate the breadth of the city and you and you'll experience every bit of it in the given time. We give back to the communities we explore in, a percentage of what you pay. It is important to is to ensure that the proceeds from tourism impact every community. You deserve to see and experience the real Lagos without sacrificing comfort or safety.
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  • 5 hours
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US$ 432.12
per group
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US$ 432.12
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Experience Badagry

Experience Badagry

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We have best tour operating ethical and duly registered organisation in the whole of Badagry. Our tour guide are neat, patient, humane, respectful and multi-lingual. We also, give the opportunity to our tourists to pick their choice tour guide (Gender or Religion).
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 546.98
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US$ 546.98

All Inclusive Nigeria Historical & Cultural Tour

All Inclusive Nigeria Historical & Cultural Tour

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When many hear Nigeria mentioned anywhere, they associate it with Nollywood movies, Afrobeat music, and world famous writers. Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation is a land rich in history & culture. Let us guide you on an incredible eight day tour of Nigeria. Explore monuments, landmarks, & villages of three states. Your will arrive in Lagos, the largest city in Africa & the cultural and economic center of Nigeria. Come for history, the culture, & the allure of Africa’s city that never sleeps. After a few exciting days in Lagos, become more immersed in Nigerian culture as we move on to the historic Ogun & Osun states. Day 1 – Arrival, Airport pick up  Day 2, 3 – Lagos City Tour, Group Dinner Day 4 – Badagry City Tour Day 5 – Ogun State City (Rock City) Day 6, 7 – Osun State Tour (The Cradle of Yorubaland) Day 8 – Shopping at Local Markets Day 9 – Back to Lagos, Departure Lagos City Tour
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  • 8 days
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US$ 2,077.42
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US$ 2,077.42

 Lagos Nigeria in 2 days with Confidence

Lagos Nigeria in 2 days with Confidence

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Get an experience that will last for a long time with a lasting positive impression of Nigeria in perspective. Go on an exotic two-days tour with a knowledgeable tour guide to discover the cobbled lanes, fascinating history, food and picturesque structures of this town.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 492.28
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