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The Chad Basin National Park

About Chad Basin National Park Famous among the farmers, fishermen and herdsmen in the area, the Chad Basin national park spans a total area of 2,258km2. It is a combination of the following reserves: the Chingurmi-Dugoma Game Reserve, Gorgoram and Zurgun Baneri Forest Reserves, and Bulature Oasis. Some of the animals seen in chad basin national park include; the resident black crowned crane (Balearica pavonina) which is in plentiful but is considered vulnerable. The helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris) is also plentiful. Demoiselle cranes (Grus virgo) visit in the winter, as well as large numbers of white storks (Ciconia ciconia). Safety This is a very safe location but guests are advised not to feed the animals alone. Things to Do/What to Bring Enjoy the tropical sun and the spectacular view of the animals moving about freely in the park. Cameras and a picnic set can be taken along to the park. Best features Variety of wildlife on show which makes for a spectacular viewing. Most Common Visitors Tourists, Fun seekers, Nature enthusiasts, researchers. Why You Should Visit Its closeness to nature, the relaxing ambience.

Category: Resort

Tags: Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Explore nature, Eat, Drinks

Yankari National Park

ABOUT Yankari National Park is a large wildlife park located in the south-central part of Bauchi State, in northeastern Nigeria. It covers an area of about 2,244 square kilometres (866 sq mi) and is home to several natural warm water springs, as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna. Its location in the heartland of the West African savanna makes it a unique way for tourists and holidaymakers to watch wildlife in its natural habitat. Yankari was originally created as a game reserve in 1956, but later designated Nigeria's biggest national park in 1991. It is the most popular destination for tourists in Nigeria and, as such, plays a crucial role in the development and promotion of tourism and ecotourism in Nigeria it is also one of the most popular eco-destinations in West Africa Yankari National Park is an important refuge for over 50 mammal species including African bush elephant, olive baboon, patas monkey, Tantalus monkey, roan antelope, western hartebeest, West African lion, African buffalo, waterbuck, bushbuck and hippopotamus. The lion population is on the verge of extinction. SERVICES There are no services rendered here as the national forest is not properly managed. BEST FEATURES Yankari National park has it beautiful environment full with all kinds of animals around the forest BEST TIME TO VISIT Yankari National park can be visited at any time of the year... WHO CAN VISIT Yankari National park can be visited by Tourist, Historian SAFETY Yankari National park is not safe at night as there are no security agents around the forest and one needs to be extremely careful

Category: Game reserve

Tags: Swim, Sightseeing, See wildlife, Relaxation, Play, Learn, Explore natures

Aso Rock

ABOUT Aso Rock is a large outcrop of granitic rock located on the outskirts of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. The Aso Rock is a 400-metre (1,300 ft) prominent monolith with a peak height of 936-metre (3,071 ft) above sea level. It is one of the city's most noticeable features. The Nigerian Presidential Complex, Nigerian National Assembly, and Nigerian Supreme Court are located around it. Much of the city extends to the south of the rock. "Aso" means victorious in the native language of the Asokoro ("the people of victory") ethnic group. Aso Rock was the site of the 2003 Aso Rock Declaration, issued by Heads of Government of the Commonwealth during the CHOGM held in Abuja. It reaffirmed the Commonwealth's principles as detailed under the Harare Declaration, but set the 'promotion of democracy and development' as the organisation's priorities SERVICES Aso Rock, Abuja, you could attend an official function or ceremony,work or sight see. BEST FEATURES Aso Rock, Abuja has a cool beautiful environment and security is taken very seriously as well BEST TIME TO VISIT The official time to visit Aso Rock, Abuja is from Monday to Friday (8am - 4pm) and any other time fixed by President WHO CAN VISIT Common visitors include government officials and authorized personnel SAFETY Aso Rock, Abuja is a very safe place to Visit

Category: Monument

Tags: Work, Sightseeing, Explore natures

Ikogosi Warm Springs

About Ikogosi Warm Springs 'You are hot, and you are cold.' Lyrics? No. The Ikogosi warm springs has two streams (hot and cold) flowing side by side, meeting at a confluence each - of which keeps it thermal properties and then flowing out. With its lush vegetations and resorts, it has become a prime tourist destination. Researches indicate that the warm spring has a temperature of 70 degrees celsius at its origin and 37 degreses celsius at its confluence. History of Ikogosi Warm Springs Ikogosi Warm Springs was discovered in 1952. It is notable as a prime tourist destination consisting of two side by side springs (warm and cold). Safety This is a very safe location. Things to Do/What to Bring Relax and be amused by the wonders of nature. Visitors can go along with a keg to the resort to fetch the warm water because of their belief  in the efficacy as an elixir of skin ailment, aches, infertility, arthritis and hypertension. Best Features The hot and cold springs flowing side by side and meeting at a confluence. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors are tourists. Why You Should Visit To enjoy nature and fetch water from the warm spring. Weather at Ikogosi Warm Spring kogosi Warm Spring is located at Ekiti which is in the South-West region of the country. This region experience two seasons which are the rainy and dry season. The rainy season come heavily from the month of May, June, July. While the dry season usually comes between the month of October up until April

Category: Resort

Tags: Relaxation, Meet friends, Learns

Agbokim Waterfalls

History of Agbokim Waterfalls Agbokim Waterfalls. Agbokim waterfall is a seven faced wonder consisting of seven streams cascading over steep cliffs, with its lush vegetation and picturesque scenery, it is ideal for picnics, bird watching and meditation. Security/Safety of Agbokim Waterfalls This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Agbokim Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: shorts Camera Things to do while at Agbokim Waterfalls Before heading to Agbokim Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: picnic bird watching observe nature

Category: Waterfall

Tags: Swim, Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore natures

Mambilla Plateau

History of Mambilla Plateau Mambilla Plateau. Mambilla plateau is home to Nigeria and West Africa's only highland tea plantations. Located in the serene state of Taraba, Mambilla plateau is a haven for mountain climbers, nature lovers, picnic lovers or adventure seekers. Its cool ambience and beautiful scenery serve to welcome interested visitors. Security/Safety of Mambilla Plateau This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Mambilla Plateau, here are some helpful things to take along with you: climbing shoes shorts camping gear first aid box Things to do while at Mambilla Plateau Before heading to Mambilla Plateau, here are some helpful things to take along with you: hiking picnic walk with nature

Category: Resort

Tags: Relaxation, Meet friendss

Owu Waterfalls

History of Owu Waterfalls Owu Waterfalls was discovered in 1976 in Isin local Government. Owu waterfall is the highest and most spectacular natural waterfall in West Africa. With its Ambience, cool environs and lush tributes to nature, everyone is invited for a dip. Security/Safety of Owu Waterfalls This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Owu Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera Swimming gear Things to do while at Owu Waterfalls Before heading to Owu Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Take a dip in the water Take pictures of the surroundings Most common visitors Fun seekers, nature lovers

Category: Waterfall

Tags: Swim, Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore natures

La Campagne Tropicana Beach

History of La Campagne Tropicana Beach La Campagne Tropicana Beach. Located away from the stress of Lagos, La campagne Tropicana beach invites visitors to come enjoy the ambience of the Atlantic ocean or the relaxing waters of the fresh lake while unwinding from the stress of Lagos. Security/Safety of La Campagne Tropicana Beach This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to La Campagne Tropicana Beach, here are some helpful things to take along with you: swimming gear slippers shorts Things to do while at La Campagne Tropicana Beach Before heading to La Campagne Tropicana Beach, here are some helpful things to take along with you: quad biking sun bathing building sand castles

Category: Beach

Tags: Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Explore nature, Eats

Ngwo Cave and Waterfall

History of Ngwo Cave and Waterfall Ngwo Cave and Waterfall. The sound of splashing water is what welcomes you to the Ngwo cave, the caves built of solid limestone has a small pool flowing out as a stream ideal for splashing and fishing. Everyone is welcome for a swim. Security/Safety of Ngwo Cave and Waterfall This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ngwo Cave and Waterfall, here are some helpful things to take along with you: shorts slippers climbing gear camera Things to do while at Ngwo Cave and Waterfall Before heading to Ngwo Cave and Waterfall, here are some helpful things to take along with you: go in for a dip

Category: Waterfall

Tags: Sightseeing, See wildlife, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore natures

Idanre Hills

History of Idanre Hills Idanre Hills. Located in the quiet town of Idanre local government is Idanre hills which paint the landscape with its beauty. It is a cultural, economical and lifestyle lodestone to its community. You are welcome to climb if you dare. Security/Safety of Idanre Hills This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Idanre Hills, here are some helpful things to take along with you: climbing gear shorts slippers first aid box Things to do while at Idanre Hills Before heading to Idanre Hills, here are some helpful things to take along with you: mountain climbing take landscape pictures

Category: Nature

Tags: Sightseeing, See wildlife, Play, Meet friends, Explore natures

Nok Village

History of Nok Village Nok Village. Have you ever heard about Nok art? You have to live it to know it. No amount of literature can capture the culture that has been around for more than 2,500 years. If you are in the area, you should see the minaret - an elevation for sighting incoming enemies, now a prime tourist lodestone. Security/Safety of Nok Village This is a very safe location.

Category: Cultural centre

Tags: Sightseeing, Relaxation, Learn, Explore art, Ceremonys