As Christmas is drawing close, many of us may want to go on vacation, reunite with our extended family and obviously take our kids to fairy tale destinations
Like we have in Paris and London while we forget that there are so many such destinations in Nigeria.
I must tell you that some of these places may not be as eye catching as the Eiffel Tower in Paris, but you definitely won’t forget what these places look like after many years.
The memories of some of these places would be engraved deep into your memory, and sometimes you would wish to head back to many of them. Of course, they are in Nigeria.
YANKARI NATIONAL PARK
Yankari national park was initially created as a game reserve in 1956, but later selected as Nigeria’s biggest national park in 1991. It is a wildlife park considered one of the most developed in the country. You can find different types of animals there. It is also regarded as the country’s richest wildlife retreat located in Bauchi. Yankari gives the tourists the opportunity to view wild animals in their natural habitat. I’m sure children will love these,it’s one of the most popular destination for tourists in Nigeria.
Kajuru castle is another breathtaking arena, the castle was built by a German businessman Burg Heinrichswalde in Kaduna. It was built in a European and German fashion. It has a baronial hall, complete with suits of armor. The castle is made up of an outstanding large stainless steel swimming pool and well equipped kitchens (it is self-catering). The castle is a peaceful and charming grassland. It is a good place to have families and small private parties. The atmosphere is quite relaxing and conducive. The castle is fully equipped for luxury self-service.
OBUDU MOUNTAIN RESORT
Obudu mountain resort is a far more refined blend of tradition, trend and tourist attraction.Obudu mountain resort is located in Obanliku Local Government Area in Northern part of Cross River State.
Largely dense by trees and mountains, the roads are beautifully structured in snake line fashion to allow access to all parts of the Mountain.
A major talking point for guests is Africa’s longest cable car system that transports tourists to the top of the plateau. Which gives you a scenic view while bypassing the extremely winding road to the top. They have an extravagant pool, wonderful meals and very comfortable cabin for lodging. Obudu is the most popular tourist site in Nigeria.
Tinapa is a great business and leisure resort Situated in Calabar. Tinapa Free Zone has world class facilities that enable visitors to engage in retail and wholesale activities as well as leisure and entertainment. Tinapa has lettable space for retail and wholesale, several line shops, warehouses etc.
It also has an open space for trade exhibitions and other events, a movie production studio commonly referred to as “Studio Tinapa” or “Nollywood”, an entertainment strip that comprise a casino, an Eight-Screen Cinema, a children’s arcade, restaurants and a mini amphitheater, a night club and pubs. I’m sure with all these facilities, your family will surely enjoy a world class vacation like that of Bahamas.
Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort is a welcoming facility located at the top of a rich palm forest vegetation in Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom State.
Le Meridien boasts of a world-class onsite restaurant that serves continental dishes and local cuisine.
The lush greens of the world class 18-hole golf course create the right atmosphere for the most memorable golfing experience.
Le Meridien Ibom golf resort is also one of the most popular tourist attraction in Nigeria.
Elegushi beach is certainly the most prominent seashore in Lagos, Elegushi beach located 2 km off the Lekki-Epe Express way, plays host to a large crowd of visitors on a daily basis.
The beach literally has no off-season. With the inflow of businesses – bars, guest lodges, fitness clubs as well as the wave of media attention – making it one of Lagos’ top island destination for tourist.
These stunning places are some of the places that you can visit when you are in Nigeria. For those thinking of where to go, these five places can be your top picks to spend your time on vacation.