Route & dates
Abuja— 6 nights
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Abuja: Zuma Rock (in Madalla), Sarius Palmetum and Botanical Garden (in Kwali) and Gurara Waterfalls (in Gurara). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Dunes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Anglican Church, and see human ingenuity at work at Usuma Dam.
To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Abuja trip itinerary planner.
If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Abuja
Zuma Rock, Sarius Palmetum and Botanical Garden, Gurara Waterfalls
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