Vacation is a special bonding time for most families and friends, the connections and memories formed during such adventures make for stories that will last for generations. Children who are still in their formative years learn a lot from visiting new environment and interacting with people from different backgrounds. Some have even discovered their talent by chance while on vacation.
Many parents will love to embark on family adventure and spend quality time with their kids besides the traditional travelling to the village with the whole family by the end of the year. However, they have little idea about amazing family vacation destinations in Nigeria.
Below are a list of recommended places to visit while on holidays in Nigeria:
1. OBUDU CATTLE RANCH
Obudu Ranch Resort, Calabar Cross river state is an amazing place for family vacation. It features a water park with water slide and a swimming pool, a golf course, night-time bonfires and horseback riding. Besides, you will be bonding with your families and nature as you hike through forests and mountains while watching birds. The accommodations are modern and you will enjoy admirable entertainment and quality food.
2. A CAMPAGNE TROPICANA
About two hours away from the noisy and dramatic urban Lagos lies a charming beach resort, La Campagne Tropicana, an exotic private resort situated at Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. It is every tourist’s dream location to unwind and just have a great time. Not only is it calm, peaceful and endowed with an African ambience but it is also the only resort with an Atlantic ocean and a clear water lake side by side in Nigeria.
3. OLUMO ROCK
Located in Abeokuta, Ogun State is Olumo Rock; a massive outcrop of granite rocks of prehistoric formation. The highest point of the rock is about 137m above sea level. There are several caves on the rock a few of which is 20 feet long and 25 feet wide. It is such a serene environ for family vacation.
4. ERIN IJESHA WATERFALL
Erin Ijesha waterfalls also known as Olumirin waterfalls is a natural sauna located in Ijesha, Osun State. The falls has seven layers of ascending plains with all the levels having breathing views and the freshness of the water is energizing. Being at these different levels and just basking in the invigorating freshness of the falls is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
5. JOS WILDLIFE PARK
Jos wildlife Park is a man-made wildlife park. Set in an undulating landscape with different species of plant and picnic sites, Jos Wildlife Park hosts several wild life like hippos, buffalos, lions, pigmy horses, birds, crocodiles, pythons and much more. Children’s playground, picnic pine forest, wildlife museum, video viewing center and restaurants are some of the attractions of the Park.