Nigeria has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency. When you have discovered the hidden highlights of Lagos, the capital, you can shop for rare books at the Onitsha Writers Market, visit the ancient mud-walled city of Kano or explore the Niger Delta.

Niger sits on the edge of the Sahara. It is a country of aristocratic desert nomads, skilled artisans, and a race a tall, lithe men. The country is names after the mighty Niger River. The old capital of Zinder is a maze if alleyways typical of a Hausa settlement. Go souvenir shopping in Maradi, observe wildlife in W National Park or take in the camel races at the Hippodrome in the capital Niamey.

No results found for your search terms.