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Nigeria Travel Tips and Information

Nigeria Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameThe Federal Republic of Nigeria
Population186 million
Country CodeNG
LanguageEnglish (official), Yoruba, Ibo, Hausa
Country Code (international calls)234

The flight time to Nigeria is approximately 12~14 hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Nigeria below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Nigeria.

Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Nigeria

Foreign nationals who are not citizens of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) need to apply for a visa to enter Nigeria. Visas can be obtained at Nigerian embassies, high commissions and consulates worldwide.

Things/Items Allowed into Nigeria

Passengers over 18 years old can bring in 200 individual cigarettes and 1 liter of wine.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Nigeria

• Beer • All Fruits and Vegetables • Textile Fabrics • Jewelry and Precious Metals

Things/Items Forbidden into Nigeria

• Drugs • Firearms • Explosives • Pornography

Voice of Travelers to Nigeria

Attractions in Nigeria

I bought a direct air ticket to Nigeria from Air France and visited many attractions during my stay. I visited many national parks and reserves in Nigeria including the Yankari National Park, Gashaka-Gumti National Park, Cross River National Park, Oluma Rock, Kainji National Park, Old Oyo National Park, and the Nigeria Millenium Park. These parks vary in type and are either natural, wildlife or public parks located in Nigeria. I also visited other sights including Abuja National Mosque and Benin City National Museum. Overall it was a great trip which I thoroughly enjoyed and recommend to anyone else looking for an adventurous vacation.

Tours and Ticket in Nigeria

There are many tours available including Lekki Conservation Centre Private Tour from Lagos, Kalakuta Museum Private Tour, Historic Day Tour of Badagry Town from Lagos, and Olumo Rock Day Trip from Lagos. The private guided tours are wonderful because you can really take your time sightseeing and explore the area.

Nigeria Travel FAQs

Q. When is the best season to visit Nigeria?

A. Summers (December to March) are mostly dry and dusty in all regions, including in Abuja. Beach season in Lagos is December to February, which is the warmest, driest season of the year. Storms are frequent during the rainy season in Lagos (May to October).

Nigeria - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toMurtala Muhammed International Airport• London Heathrow Airport • Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport • Frankfurt Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Nigeria

Direct flights to Nigeria are available with Virgin Atlantic Airlines from London, Royal Air Maroc from Casablanca, Air France from Paris and Lufthansa from Frankfurt. International airports are located in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt and Enugu. Arik Air, Bellview Airlines, and Aero Contractors make local and regional flights to other West African countries.