Are you searching for the most beautiful places to visit in Nigeria? On this webpage, you will find the 5 most beautiful places to visit in Nigeria for tourism purposes.
There are many nice places which you can visit in the country for site seeing. Of a truth, when you are done visiting most of them, you will understand that this country is truly blessed. As a matter of fact, prepare your mind to invite your loved ones as well while coming for the site seeing. I assure you, you will not regret visiting this great giant of Africa.
Here is our list of the most beautiful places to visit in the country for foreigners.
- Obudu Mountain Resort
This is one of the best places to visit in Nigeria. It was formerly known as Obudu Cattle Ranch. It is located in Obudu Plateau which is at the Northern part of Nigeria in Cross River State. Research has it that M. McCaughley was the person who first discovered the place in 1949 and developed it in 1951. Its beautiful senery and awesome views has made it to be a unique place for tourism in the country. The perfect period to visit the resort is around October to February. Also, it has an amazing landscape that made it outstanding for visitors to have a pleasant cold and warm atmosphere.
Now that you have seen the awesomeness of the the resort, I believe you will need to add it to your calendar to be amongst the places to go during summer period.
- Zuma Rock
As the name sounds, you already know its a mountain and you have started imagining how beautiful and tranquil it will be. Well, relax your mind and read forward.
Zuma Rock is located in Madalla of Niger State towards the Northern part of Abuja. It has a monolithic human face which made the people of Zuba town residing close to the mountain to see it as the unquestionable watchman of Abuja. It is surrounded by other mountains, which are some distance away from the Rock. However, it is a wonderful place to visit for site seeing. Also, the best period to visit the Rock is between April to September in a year. The reason why it is best to be visited within the stipulated time is to be able to see the popularly known Zuma Rock Fire which normally appears at the top of the Rock during the rainy season.
Now that you have a clear description of the Rock, do not hesitate to make it one of the places of visit annually.
- Yankari Game Reserve
This is yet another wonderful place to take a tour during summer season. Have you been thinking on the best place to take your children for site seeing? Well, think no more. Yankari Game Resevere is the best place to visit and enjoy the awesomeness of nature. In the reserve, you will find a lot of animals like Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Tiger, Crocodile, Hippopotamus, Python, Antelope, Kangaroo, Zebra, Monkey, etc.
The reserve is located at the North Eastern part of the country which is in Bauchi State.
Now, you have seen that its a pleasant place for you to take your children during summer period. This is because, it will give them the enablement to see most of the aforementioned animals which they normally watch in the television.
You will be marvelled at all the activities you will find at the reserve and you cannot visit the reserve without seeing Wikki Warmth Spring. Your visit to the place will make relieve you from stress and life challenges as well.
Therefore, it is paramount for you to include it in your To Do List and don’t disappoint your kids or deprive them the excitement and expectations about the reserve.
- Osun Sacred Grove
This happens to be one of the top tourist centers in the country, due to its attractiveness to large number of people. It is located at the outskirts of Oshogbo which happens to be the capital city of Osun state near the river in the South-Western part of Nigeria. Research has it that its unique to the people of Yorubas because its seen as “goddess of fertility”. This is because, the Sacred Grove occupies approximately 75 hectaters of their land. Furhermore, they conduct annual festival for the Sacred Forest which has Shrines and Deities within it. The Yorubas also make use of the trees found inside the Sacred forest as medicine. It is also known as one the UNESCO world heritage sites.
I know you cannot think of how weird the place will be. Therefore, if you have to be an adventure seeker, it is a great place to visit.
- Ngwo Pine Forest
This is a beautiful forest that is made up of Pine trees all over the forest. Its tranquillity, uniqueness and awesomeness cannot be over emphasized. It is located at Ngwo, Eastern part of the country in Enugu State. It is yet another place for tourist purpose which is inevitable to visit. It is a home for two love birds who want to spend quality time together to discuss about their relationship. If you happen to be an adventure freak, Pine forest is the right place for you.
The best time to visit the forest is during the dry season so that you will not be perturbed about rain fall.
Therefore, I will recommend you to visit the forest, its very much conducive and a perfect place to relax and create unique ideas out of nothing.
These are the five places that made it to our list of five most beautiful places to visit in Nigeria for tourists. You have seen that the country is truly blessed with natural tourist attractions, just like I said earlier. So, clear your doubts, pack your luggage during the the best period known to you, to attend any of the listed centers in the country. Do not forget to come along with your loved ones. It is going to be a memorial tour for them.