Azumini Blue River Rose
Blue River is located in Abia State towards its boundary with Akwa lbom
State. The River has become a resort for tourists because of the pleasantness
it offers. The attractive features of the River include its crystal-clear
blue water; canoe rides; sandy beaches with such relaxation facilities
as chairs and tables. At the beach also, BBQ grill are delicacies provided
The Long JuJu Shrine of Arochukwu
is a famous tourist destination with the cave of the famous long juju
oracle as a particular attraction.
The cave is believed to hold the long metal pipe through which the gods
speak to the people. A traditional religionist would find the oracle quite
an attraction. It is, first and foremost, a religious centre with a well-laid
down administrative structure headed by a Chief Priest.
Yola is the capital of Adamawa State in the North-Eastern part of
the Country. The most striking impression about
the town is its undulating topography of hill chains particularly the
three sister hills which are so-called because they stand side by side
and share the same height. The cultural manifestations of the town get
to their climax between the months of March and May when the city celebrates
its fishing festival at lake Njuwa..
One of the numerous fine beaches in Nigeria is the Ibeno Beach in
Akwa lbom State. A lover of water sport finds the Beach which stretches
to James town on the Atlantic most inviting.
Ogbunike Cave can be described as the very wonder of nature. The
Cave, segmented into sections, is found in Anambra State, some few kilometres
away from the Onitsha market town. There are different stories about the
various sections that constitute the cave. The stories are better told
by the native tour guides.
Rojenny Tourist Village
In Anambra State, just at the outskirts of Onitsha market town is
found Rojenny Village, one of the leading tourist resorts in Nigeria.
Among the many attractions of the village are amusement park, joy rides
and sporting/relaxation facilities
is an ancient town which has remained an attraction to tourists because
of its bronze artifacts. The bronze which was first noticed in 1938 was
later excavated by Thurstan Shaw, an English archaelogist.
The bronzes which date back to about the 9th century are of high value
because of their historic relevance.
Yankari National Park
National Park has become the most developed Wildlife park in Nigeria with
a lot of attractions for visitors. The park is famous for its variety
of animals available for viewing round the year, though the animals are
better watched between November and May period of the dry season when
the animals converge around the Gaji River, Baboons, Waterbucks, Elephants,
Crocodiles, Bushbucks, Duikers, Warthogs, Hippopotamus are among the anirnals
commonly seen at the park.
Wikki Warm Springs is a famous attraction in the Yankari National
Park. It is particularly prized for its warm water. It is available both
night and day for tourists who cherish swimming.
The National Park is located in the South-Eastern area of Bauchi, the
capital town of Bauchi State in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria.
The Hills of Benue
in the middle belt region of Nigeria, Benue State shares boundaries with
Taraba State on the East; Plateau State on the North and Edo State on
the West; and Anambra, Enugu, Cross River States on the South. The entire
landmass presents hills of various shades and touristic appeals.
lkyogen Hills exude mild weather condition which ensures steady green
vegetation and a round- the-year grazing of animals in the areas which
is also known as Ikyogen Cattle Ranch.
Ushogbo Hills in Ushogbo town also offersclement weather condition that
makes it most fulfilling spot for tourists and adventures.
Bassa Hills, like the Ushogbo Hills, are worth visiting especially for
their satisfying scenery; and Swern Hills are valued for their historical
linkages. The hills are believed to be the place for origin of the Tiv
Chad occupies a strategic location serving not only Borno State of Nigeria
where it is located but serving also the three neighbouring countries
of Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lake, apart from serving the agricultural
and economic needs of the people, attracts a great number of tourists.
Of paramount interest to tourists is the boating opportunity and visits
to the numerous fishing villages in the area.
Obudu Cattle Ranch
Obudu Cattle Ranch is located in Cross River Slate towards the Nigeria-Cameroon
border in the South-East. The Ranch is over 1,524m, has temperate weather
condition to ensure green vegetation and grazing of cattle round the year.
The Ranch is a tourist delight as a result of its divergent attractions.
There are a natural swimming pool, horse riding, beautiful waterfall to
behold, gorilla camp, bird watching, sporting facilities and accommodation.
Some short distance away from the Nigeria-Cameroon border is the
very captivating sight called Agbokim Waterfalls. The Falls situated in
Cross River State lies less than 30km from Ikom and is highly recommended
for picnics. The falls are pleasantly surrounded by green vegetation.
Near the Nkpologu campus of the Enugu State University of Science
and Technology (ESUT) is found this very important mineral deposit. The
hill which is more than 300 metres above sea level and almost half a kilometre
long has silica, an important raw material fofthe manufacture of glasses.
The surrounding environment is very captivating with hills, valleys and
plaips beautifully wrapped up such that one cannot ignore it's breath-taking
views and awe-inspiring blend.
Mbari Cultural Centres
The home of Mbari sculptural houses. These sculptures are robust
art manifestations of the prevalent social life and a monumental art sacrifice
to "ALA" the earth goodness. In Mbari, Imo State there are very
many objects like the terrorising beast, the plastic forms of symbols
of the prevalent deities among which is the "ALA" herself, the
Amadioha (Thunder god), the Ogwugwu (forest god) each deity with his or
her mystical messengers such as snakes, monkeys, rams, tortoise and owl
are properly represented. A number of symbolic models were sculptured
or painted. These sculptures reflect the lgbo aesthetics. The Mbari Cultural
Centre is an open air museum and found in Ikenegbu layout Owerri and at
Eke-Nguru in Aboh Mbaise.
Oguta Lake Holiday Complex
The holiday complex situates in Oguta local government Area of Imo
State about 40km (forty kilometres) away from Owerri, the Capital of Imo
State. The lake is qf fresh water and the second largest natural lake
in thecountry after lake Chad. To complement the complex water-based recreation
services, there are other interesting attractions to watch.
(a) Golf Course with 18 standard international holes.
(b) Relic of war (mini bunker) constructed by the defunct Biafran Navy
during Civic war.
(c) Natural confluence of Oguta Lake and Urashi River.
(d) Cruise boat services.
(e) Golf Club Bar House/Oguta Lake Motel for refreshment, lodging and
(f) Mini-children recreation park
Birnin Kudu Rock Painting
Birnin Kudu town lies in the South of Jigawa State. Birnin Kudu is
noted for the presence of rocks. Fascinating are the ancient paintings
on these rocks. The different paintings are eloquent information on the
styles of the early settlers in the area.
A trip to the Nok Village in Kaduna State launches visitors into
physical romance with the so-much-talked-about culture of the Nok people.
The cultures has been known for over 2,500 years. The Nok culture is better
appreciated appraising the excavations made by the numerous scholars and
Terra cotta, heads of animals and man; and weapons of war are abundant