2023 - December
Nigeria is the most populous black nation on Earth. It is home to the second largest film industry on the globe whilst also being the fashion, technological and creative hub in Africa. Nollywood is the second largest film producer in the world. The country also maintains pioneering status with its music industry including the expanding Afrobeats with artists like Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido and Tiwa Savage.
Nigeria is a multinational state, as it is inhabited by over 250 ethnic groupings, of which the three largest are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba. These ethnic groups speak over 350 different languages, have diverse cultures, and exhibit unique art. A rich array of cuisines, fashion styles and festivals exist across the different tribes. Nigerians are known for their vibrant and friendly energy expressed through diverse creative expressions.
Lagos is Nigeria's largest city and economic capital. Lagos has the densest population of Black people in the world. There's nowhere else you will find more Black people per square meter. Although Lagos is the smallest state in Nigeria in terms of landmass, it is among the fastest growing states in the world. Lagos is a world class destination with diverse people and a rich cultural heritage. The city's vibe is electric and a must experience.
Badagry (traditionally Gbagli) also spelled Badagri, is a coastal town in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is quite close to the city of Lagos, and located on the north bank of Porto Novo Creek, an inland waterway that connects Lagos to the Beninese capital of (Porto-Novo). Serving as a lagoon and an Atlantic port, Badagry emerged as a commercial center on the West African coast between 1736 and 1851. Its connecting and navigable lakes, creeks and inland lagoons acted as a means to facilitate trade and as a security bar for residents. During the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, the town was a middleman between European traders on the coast and traders from the hinterland.
Calabar is now the capital of Cross River State of Nigeria. The Calabar Carnival is the largest street cultural festival in Africa. The carnival is similar to the Trinidad Carnival. Calabar is a serene and beautiful city. Its green and lush yet very clean and neat environs are a tourists delight.
Nigeria Group Trip Overview
9 beautifully curated days in Nigeria
5 Nights in Lagos and 3 Nights in Calabar
Group accommodations in Lagos and Calabar
Badagry – Old Slave Trave Market
Slave Trade Museum and
Point of No Return at Gberefu Island
Beach Day and Boat Cruise
Lekki Conservation Centre
Nike Centre for Arts and Culture
Crafts Market and City Tour
Fela Afrika Shrine in Ikeja
Calabar Carnival Experience – the largest street festival in Africa
Wildlife Tour at Cross River
Shopping at open markets, Ikeja Mall, and more
Round-trip flights to Calabar
Dedicated tour guides
All Airport Transfers and Daily Transportation
Other Curated Activities:
Naming Ceremony and more
Additional Included Services:
Breakfast and Dinner Daily
Housekeeping & Laundry Services
Bottled water and snacks
Photography on Tours
Organizers available during the trip