How to Spend 48 Hours in Jos
Day 1?You should plan to stay in Jos North, this is the state capital of Plateau state and where most commercial activities of the state take place. There are a number of hotels around the area such as; Elim Top Suites, Silk Suites, HBC Resort and Crest Hotels.
Morning: Continental Breakfast and ArtsYou most likely had a long trip to get to Jos City, relax and spoil yourself a little with a wide variety of local and international dishes from Elysar Chinese and Lebanese Restaurant. Their food is reasonably priced and it has a good ambience if you want to relax for a bit Now that you are well fed and ready, Begin the adventure by visiting the Vintage Art Gallery along Tundun Wada road in Jos. The gallery is very close to Elysar Chinese and Lebanese restaurant, so it is easily accessible. You can learn about historic paintings and even buy some souvenirs to take back home.
Afternoon: Lunch with NatureIf you are an animal lover, the next stop will be a visit to the Jos Zoological garden. It is one of the largest man-made zoological gardens in the country, exploring the whole of Jos Zoological garden will take the whole afternoon. The environment is serene and refreshing, with swaying trees, happy birds chipping and dancing from tree to tree and wild animals gazing indignantly. For lovers of plants and nature, the Chinese Garden is a better option to explore the nature and the beautiful landscape. Everything inside this garden--trees, flowers, all kinds of plants are said to be brought from China. The garden has an impressive range of species of flowers and trees that makes it beautiful and scenic. It also offers African and Chinese dishes and Fura da Nunu You can decide to have lunch at the Chinese Garden or grab a quick lunch of shawarma, chicken or fries at Shawarma & Grills, or Southern Fried Chicken.
Evening?After an adventurous afternoon well spent, you can decide to chill and relax at the club. Club 360 is a decent club to hang out in the evening. It has a lounge where you can relax, have drinks and listen to good music if you don?t want to be too wild. The ambience is cool, mature and aesthetically pleasing For the more energetic party lovers, the Polo club is a more boisterous club scene. You can party hard, dance and have a really fun time. It is also a good environment for networking and meeting people of like minds.
MorningLearn the secrets of how animal skin and hides are cured into usable leather at Naraguta Leather Works in Jos. Most of the leather work in the country are produced here, it is also a good opportunity to get a souvenir.
AfternoonAn interesting way to spend your afternoon is to visit the Kurang Volcanic mountain. It is a delight to visit in order to see the natural springs. SWAN bottle water is bottled right at this natural spring.
Evening?Spend a relaxing evening at the Rayfield Holiday Resort, Jos. It offers a fantastic scenic environment with boating, swimming, sunbathing, horse riding, indoor games and sport fishing options. Bar and restaurant services are also available from 10 am to 7 pm daily. 7 pm is a good time to leave and get enough rest for tomorrow?s trip.
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