51 days in Nigeria & Latvia Itinerary

51 days in Nigeria & Latvia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kano, Nigeria
— 2 nights
2
Ibadan, Nigeria
— 2 nights
3
Lagos, Nigeria
— 7 nights
4
Benin City, Nigeria
— 2 nights
5
Abuja, Nigeria
— 7 nights
6
Liepaja, Latvia
— 5 nights
7
Ventspils, Latvia
— 5 nights
8
Riga, Latvia
— 11 nights
9
Sigulda, Latvia
— 6 nights
10
Daugavpils, Latvia
— 3 nights


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2
nights
Kano, Nigeria

Kano ©
A tour of Kano provides insight into the city's fascinating heritage, with quaint squares, bustling ancient streets, and 1,400-year-old historical records.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Emir's Palace and then see the interesting displays at Gidan Makama Museum. On the next day, browse the different shops at Ado Bayero Mall, thensee the interesting displays at Gidan Dan Hausa, and then don't miss a visit to Dala Hill.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Kano day trip planner.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Kano is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to West Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Islamabad in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kano, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ibadan.

Things to do in Kano

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Gidan Dan Hausa ©
Gidan Dan Hausa
Gidan Makama Museum ©
Gidan Makama Museum
Emir's Palace ©
Emir's Palace

2
nights
Ibadan, Nigeria

Ibadan ©
In Ibadan urban meets traditional--Islamic and local traditional religious festivals color the city in contrast to its commercial centers, company offices, and skyscrapers.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Agodi Gardens and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at UI Zoo. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Bower's Tower and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lakes.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ibadan trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kano to Ibadan in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Kano in October, expect nights in Ibadan to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Ibadan

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Agodi Gardens ©
Agodi Gardens
Bower's Tower ©
Bower's Tower

7
nights
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lekki Conservation Centre and Gberefu Island (Point of No Return). Visit The Cathedral Church of Christ and Synagogue Church Of all Nations for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum (in Badagry), Lekki (LSP Paintball & The Henna Place) and Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park (in Ikeja). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kalakuta Republic Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Tarkwa Bay Beach, appreciate the history behind The Eyo of Eko Statue, and view the masterpieces at Ovuomaroro Studio and Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Ibadan to Lagos in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Benin City.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lekki, Badagry, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 12:
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Red Door Art Gallery ©
Red Door Art Gallery
Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum ©

2
nights
Benin City, Nigeria

Benin City ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Mono River and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at W National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Benin National Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Okomu National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Benin City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Lagos to Benin City in 4.5 hours. In October in Benin City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Abuja.

Things to do in Benin City

Parks Nature Museums
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W National Park ©
W National Park
Benin National Museum ©
Benin National Museum
Okomu National Park ©
Okomu National Park

7
nights
Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Get outdoors at Gurara Waterfalls and Gurara Waterfalls. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at An Noor Mosque and Thought Pyramid Art Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Abuja side-trips: Zuma Rock (in Madalla) and Farin Ruwa Falls (in Nasarawa). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Anglican Church, make a trip to Abuja National Mosque, sample the tasty concoctions at Bature Brewery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Abuja road trip planning website.

You can fly from Benin City to Abuja in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Abuja when traveling from Benin City in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Abuja

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Zuma Rock, Gurara Waterfalls, Gurara Waterfalls, Farin Ruwa Falls
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 21:
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Zuma Rock ©
Zuma Rock
Gurara Waterfalls ©
Gurara Waterfalls
Gurara Waterfalls ©
Gurara Waterfalls

5
nights
Liepaja, Latvia

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Discover out-of-the-way places like Northern Forts and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Step out of the city life by going to Pape Nature Park and Jurmalciems beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liepaja: Jana Rozentala Saldus vestures un makslas muzejs (in Saldus), Wetland Pathway Dunika (in Rucava) and Abandoned Military Town (in Skrunda). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Grobina Castle, stroll around Jurmalas Park, and visit a coastal fixture at Bernati Lighthouse.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Liepaja day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Abuja to Liepaja. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Abuja to Liepaja. In October, Liepaja is cooler than Abuja - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmalciems beach, Bernati Lighthouse, Jana Rozentala Saldus vestures un makslas muzejs, Grobina Castle, Valda Jerina Dolls room
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

5
nights
Ventspils, Latvia

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Castle of the Livonian order and Kolkas Baka. Escape the urban bustle at Venta Rapid Waterfall and Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ventspils: Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale (in Pedvale), Edole Castle (in Edole) and Museum of the Kuldiga Region (in Kuldiga). The adventure continues: get outside with Ventspils Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Slitere National Park, see the interesting displays at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, and look and learn at Irbene Radio Astronomy Center.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ventspils trip builder tool.

You can drive from Liepaja to Ventspils in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Ventspils

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kuldiga, Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale, Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava, Dundaga Castle, Kolkas Baka
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:
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Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
The Castle of the Livonian order ©
The Castle of the Livonian order

11
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old City Riga (Vecriga) and International Museum of Vodka. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rundāle Palace and St. John's Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riga: Kemeri National Park (in Jurmala), The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska (in Bauska) and Tervete (Tervetes Taurini & Tervete Nature Park). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Zanis Lipke Memorial, walk around Dzintari Forest Park, explore the world behind art at Latvian National Museum Of Art, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ragakapa Nature Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Riga online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Riga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Riga sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Tervete, The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Rundāle Palace
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 11:
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park

6
nights
Sigulda, Latvia

Sigulda ©
Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Get some historical perspective at Cesis Medieval Castle and Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church. Get in touch with nature at Gauja National Park and Skanakalna Nature park. Get out of town with these interesting Sigulda side-trips: Silver Museum (in Limbazi), Ancient Jewellery Smithy (in Cesis) and Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery (in Valmiera). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, contemplate the long history of Ungurmuiza Manor, expand your understanding of the military at The Secret Soviet Bunker, and identify plant and animal life at Ligatnes Nature Trails.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sigulda itinerary planner.

You can drive from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Sigulda sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ligatne, Cesis, Skanakalna Nature park, Gauja National Park, Cesvaines Castle
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 17:
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Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church ©
Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church

3
nights
Daugavpils, Latvia

Daugavpils ©
Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): examine the collection at Preili Museum of Dolls, thensteep yourself in history at Daugavpils Fortress, and then view the masterpieces at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Pilskalnes Siguldina, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple-chapel of Alexander Nevsky, and then explore the world behind art at Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Daugavpils visit planner.

You can drive from Sigulda to Daugavpils in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Daugavpils

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Preili Museum of Dolls, Pilskalnes Siguldina
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre ©
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre
Daugavpils Fortress ©
Daugavpils Fortress
Preili Museum of Dolls ©
Preili Museum of Dolls

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