Why You Should Spend Your Next Vacation at Obudu Mountain Resort

Compared to popular Le meridian and escape Lagos, 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. It is about 332km, which is about five hours drive from Calabar.


Largely dense by trees and mountains, the roads are beautifully structured in snake line fashion to allow access to all parts of the Mountain Here’s why you should make it your next city break.


Obudu has landscape with breathtaking views that lures one into the heights. Obudu offers casual hikes to the mountain ranges, plateau where there is a gorilla camp. The Obudu Ranch International Mountain Race in Cross River State leads to a tough competition between African runners and international mountain runners.

Supporters hike to the top of the plateau. Guides are recommended on the hikes to identify the animals and bird life and keep tourists on the right road. A long walk or short drive to the camp allows observers to view gorillas in their natural habitat, so, grab your hiking boots, pack your binoculars and experience this unspoiled part of Africa.


A major talking point for guests is Africa’s longest cable car system. At 4 kilometres, Obudu Mountain Resort cable car gently transfers guests (and their bags) from the tropical climate at the base of the mountain right to the hotel’s reception area on the mountainside which is often in the clouds and is accompanied by an invigorating drop in temperature.


Cable car transports tourists and supporters to the top of the plateau. You can go horse riding to cover distances or take a ride in the cable car that conveys passengers from the base to the top of the mountain, which gives you a scenic view while bypassing the extremely winding road to the top.


Beautiful scenery and breathtaking view makes it ideal for an adventurer, families on reunion, young couple or holiday group. 

Obudu Mountain Resort provides accommodation in the form of African round huts and chalets on stilts maximising the breathtaking views. Obudu Mountain Resort also offers self-contained suites varying in size from the 2-bedroomed Governor’s Lodge with its own lounge/dining room and kitchenette to the 20 Mountain Villas, each with three bedrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchenette and balcony. The food and beverage offering is found in the Terrace Restaurant and Bar with a cosy and relaxing atmosphere made complete by the blazing log fire.

National and international cuisine is guaranteed to suit all tastes and healthy appetites from a day’s nature walk or round of golf.

The Obudu Mountain Resort offers a fully equipped gym, two floodlit tennis courts, a squash court and a natural swimming pool. Keen golfers can show their prowess on the hotel’s 9-hole golf course.


The tours to view the magnificent scenery and spectacular birdlife is a must for the visitor to this part of the world and these tours can be taken on foot or on bicycle. For those who forgot to pack binoculars, the Canopy Walkway which is situated in the trees allows visitors thrilling close-ups of the birds in their natural habitat high above the ground.


A serene and relaxing environment. The pool is extremely large Obudu mountain resort cabin is definitely a lovely mix of relaxed and refined. It’s a brilliant place to stay, its room are cozy, and its foods are deliciously out of the world. it is an unforgettable experience.


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