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.
2: Leisure Wellness
Experience the calmness and beauty of water theraphy that soothes muscles aches, arthritis, back pain, & repair injuries. Most resorts offer water therapy such as jaccuzi hot tubs, treatments combining hot seawater with massages.
3: Jos holiday centre
Picnic without breaking a sweat in Jos, a favourite holiday centre on account of its location and consequent pleasantly cool climate. The nearby Assob Falls and many streams and dams make this an extremely pretty area.
From metropolitan cool to jazzy sophistication, you're sure to find a blend of electricity, refreshing libations and cool ambiance. Choose your passion from an enticing mix of bars and lounges that will spark your interest and the fun lover in you.
5: Yoruba Empire
Walk where the capital of the Yoruba Empire once was, and admire Oyo's old Portuguese style houses. Worship the Yoruba goddess of fertility in Oshogbo. The famous Oshun Shrine is to be found here.
6: Yankari Game Reserve
Despite poaching, this is still the best place to observe animals in the wild in Nigeria. The main attraction is the Wikki Warm Springs, which maintain the same temperature all year round. Great for swimming and the water is crystal clear.
7: Obudu Cattle Ranch
Great place for horse riding and its altitude means that the temperatures there are always cool. If you are a meat lover then the food would be spot on as they have a variety of meal based dishes from all over the continent. The cable car ride is an absolute joy as it takes you base camp to the summit of the ranch. Said to be one of the longest in the world.
8: Ibeno Beach
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.
9: Sillicon Hill
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.
10: Cross River National Park
This is a wildlife park with hundreds of animals and birds. The park is known for its naturally preserved inhabitants that offers so many activities to get the visitors engaged. The park has many localised species of plants and animals such as gorilla, drill chimpanzee, gwantibo or golden potto forest elephant, saleginella etc..
11: Awhum Waterfall
Located in Enugu, a city known for natural features likes, caves, waterfalls, galleries, springs, hills and monumental or archeological collections, Awhum Waterfall is more than 30 meters high. The fall is closely located to a monastery. The water is said to be curative and capable of dispelling evil or satanic forces if and wherever sprinkled.
12: Kajuru Castle
Kajuru Castle is not an ancient monument, it was built in 1978 by a controversial German expatriate living in Kaduna. The style is very European and clearly German with a baronial hall, complete with suits of armour. It has dungeon-style bedrooms and towers with crenulated walls.
13: Emir's Palace
Circumnavigate the walled old town of Kano, formerly the largest of the ancient Hausa cities, and soak up its lingering medieval atmosphere. Despite this atmosphere, reinforced by the wall, Kano was founded at least 1,000 years ago, being of strategic importance on the trans-Saharan trade routes. The Emir's Palace remains an outstanding example of Hausa architecture.
14: National Museum (Lagos)
The National Museum is definitely worth seeing, but note no cameras are allowed. The star attractions are the brasses from Benin City, which get their own gallery. The Nok Terracottas are also well represented. Another gallery dedicated to traditional symbols of power contains carved ivory and a royal host of crowns. A less fortunate symbol of power is the bullet riddled car in which Murtala Mohammed was assassinated in 1976. This museum also operates a nonprofit crafts centre, which stocks a good range of batik cloth, woodcarvings and textiles at fixed prices. There's a fine range of intricately decorated calabashes from across Nigeria.
15: Sungbo's Eredo
Sungbo's Eredo is Africa's largest construction, a 160km/99mi-long, 1050-year-old, 20m/65ft-high linear boundary rampart that once surrounded the ancient kingdom of Ijebu. Built over two centuries, it's now largely covered by rainforest. Use the guiding services of locals to explore it, and respect the shrines and other crumbling remnants.
16: National Theatre (Lagos)
The National Theatre is the huge round building you see on the drive in from the airport. It has galleries of modern Nigerian art, Nigerian crafts and other African arts. The best time to visit is between 10:00 and 15:00 Tuesday to Saturday, when all three galleries are open
lgbo-Ukwu 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.
18: Azumini Blue River Rose
Azurnini 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 for picnickers.
19: Idanre Hills
Located in Idanre town, the hills are unique tourist haven that attracts mystery lovers, spiritualists and lovers of adventure from all parts of the world.
Idanre Hill is a cluster of intimidating and imposing hills that houses some wonderful things which confound the senses. The hills surround the town, envelopes it and dominates life in the town.
20: Gashaka Gumti National Park
Covering about 6600 sq km, Gashaka Gumti is the Nigeria's largest national park. This area is important not only as a major watershed but also as a haven for a rich and exotic assemblage of wildlife, given its strategic location at the interface between the moist Cameroonian Highland and the dry Sub Saharan Guinea Savannah. The Northern Gumti sector is flat and home to large savannah animals such as elephant, hyena, wild dog, lion, roan antelope, waterbuck, monkeys, baboons and the giant eland.