Welcome to Nigeria

Outside Gidi (as Lagosians call their city), you may feel as if you’re a lone explorer getting a glimpse of the raw edges of the world, immersing yourself in deep and layered cultures. From Yoruba shrines to the slave ports, from the ancient Muslim cities of the north (currently out of bounds for security reasons) to the river deltas, and among stunning natural environments – there are plenty of wonderful antidotes to a sometimes exhausting journey.

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$84 Outdoor Activities

Lekki Conservation Centre Private Tour from Lagos

Your tour begins with a complimentary pick-up from your centrally located hotel in Lagos. Enjoy your ride to the Lekki Conservation Centre.On arrival, you will begin with a scenic walk through the nature reserve. Spot monkeys and birds in the towering trees as you make your way through the woods on a rustic wooden walkway to the 401 meter Canopy Walkway. Walk on the wild side as you climb across six suspended canopy bridges on the longest canopy walkway in Africa. Gosh as the park ranger displays acrobatics on the bridge and soak up the amazing panoramic views from above the tree tops at 22.5 feet above ground level. Wind down after the adventure with a tour of the rest of the conservation centre. Visit the fish ponds and play human size chess if you please. Your tour ends with light refreshments at a picnic in the grassland area of the park after which you will be given a complimentary ride back to your hotel.

$300 Cultural & Theme Tours

Historic Day Tour of Badagry Town from Lagos

The origin of Badagry could be traced back to the period when people lived along the Coast of Gberefu and this area later gave birth to the town of Badagry. Badagry – the 2nd largest commercial town in Lagos State – is located in the western tip of Lagos city and about an hour drive from Lagos main land. The tour activities includes notable places of interest to be visited which includes; • Mobee family slave trade relics museum • Badagry heritage museum • Badagry slave port • The point of no return • Badagry slave market • Seriki Abass brazillian baracoon • Agia tree monument • Early missionaries cemetery • Visit to the first storey building in Nigeria • Breakfast/lunch inclusive • Fully airconditioned transport shuttle.

$30 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Taste Zimbabwe's Authentic Delicious Cuisines

Harare is more than about the Shona food culture, it is a melting pot of cultures, and so you can also expect to eat a fusion of foods, with unique tastes derived from countries like Ethiopia, Nigeria, India, Kenya, United States, Mexico, Brazil among others.  One thing is for sure, if you have had food from any of these countries, you now have to try it again with the Zimbabwean twist.  • Get to taste the scrumptious Zimbo-Ethiopian Infusion style food at Queen Maqueda. • Enjoy best barbeque dishes at (Outdoor braai/barbeque) KwaMereki Gochie Gochie.  • Then, also taste the best of  Gavas dishes including traditional canapes.  • Get a taste of a proper home cooked meal through cooking classes on unique Zimbabwe dishes. • Wash down all this food with the best wine and beer at the Jam tree.

$85 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Highlights of Lagos Experience.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The National Museum, Lagos, Lagos StateThere are hundreds of diverse cultures within Nigeria and the museum displays the histories behind these cultures. Engage in displays that detail the political, cultural and geographical evolution of Nigeria. The highlight is the actual car in which the former Nigerian president was assassinated. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos, Lagos StateThis large expanse of forest reserve is beautiful and pristine. The tour of the environment often to leads to inspiration and appreciation for nature. We will also climb Africa's longest canopy walkway, suspended above the trees. The canopy adventure is one of the highlights!Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Lekki Market, Lagos, Lagos StateThis market is one of the best places to buy souvenirs, gifts and authentic crafts in Nigeria. The handmade pieces are sure to keep memories of Nigeria alive. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Nike Art Centre, Lagos, Lagos StateThe famed Nike Art Gallery hosts thousands of world-class contemporary art pieces by Nigerian artists. A visit to Lagos is incomplete without a visit to this enchanting gallery. You can also try on Nigerian traditional outfits and get a Nigerian name.Duration: 2 hours

$75 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explore Badagry Slave Route

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum, Badagry, Lagos StateThe story of 400 years of slavery cannot be told without a visit to the former slave port of Badagry. Take a sneak peek into the chains and items that were used to exchange slaves and learn more about why this trade went on for so long.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Badagry Building, Badagry, Lagos StateThe first storey building in Nigeria tells many tales of the country's history. It is a building of many firsts - the first bank, first Yoruba Bible, first church, first clean water well, first missionaries and lots more. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gberefu Island (Point of No Return), Badagry, Lagos StateVisitors will take a short boat ride across the lagoon and then recreate history by walking along the former slave route to the point of no return. The PONR is where the ships were docked and slaves saw their homeland for the very last time. There is also the attenuation well, where slaves were hypnotized to lose their memories.Duration: 2 hours

$3200 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ghana Nigeria Special

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival at Kotoka International Airport Stop At: Accra International Conference Centre, Accra, Greater AccraThe capital city of Ghana, a country with one of the highest per capita GDP in West Africa, and one of the world’s fastest growing economies, Accra is a lively and unique place to be. During this tour,Voyageback will help you experience all that this animated and historical city has to offer. Highlights:Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park: This beautiful park was created to honor the great Kwame Nkrumah, the man who led Ghana to independence from British Colonialism and first president of the Republic of Ghana.Osu (formerly Christianborg) Castle: Located in Jamestown, the oldest area in Accra, discover the interesting history of this castle from it being under Danish ownership, being used to store slaves before they were transported to the Americas, to becoming the former seat of the Ghanaian Presidency. Makola Market: Experience the famous Makola market, where you will see the Ghanaian entrepreneurial spirit on full display. You can try your hand at haggling, sample authentic Ghanaian dishes (keep in mind that Ghanaians love their food spicy)! Other Sites include: National Museum, the W.E.B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, Flagstaff House (official seat of the president), Independence/Black Star Square, Kane Kwesi Carpentry workshop. Duration: 2 daysMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are included in this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 2: Akosombo Hydro Plant, Akosombo, GhanaStop At: Akosombo Hydro Plant, Akosombo, Eastern RegionThis experience is a voyage to south east Ghana to view the dam whose construction flooded the Volta River basin, eventually resulting in the creation of the Volta Lake (the world’s largest man-made lake!). The Akosombo Dam, a hydroelectric dam, is also one of the country’s main source of electricity supply. Enhance your tour by participating in an optional boat cruise on the Volta River.Duration: 15 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are included in this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 3: Kumasi City TourStop At: Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, Kumasi, Ashanti RegionKumasi, home of the Ashanti people and the great Ashanti King, Ghana’s second city, and also known as the “Garden City”, is a beautiful place to be. No visit to Ghana is truly complete without visiting the “Oseikrom”. Discover the historical importance of Kumasi, including: the Golden Stool (an embodiment of the soul of the Ashanti nation), that was created from the heavens by Okomfo Anokye, and Yaa Asantewaa, the queen mother and warrior who gloriously led her people to battle against British colonialism in the War of the Golden Stool. Discover why and how the Asantehenes were historically revered and is presently held to such esteem in Ghana. Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are included in this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 4: Visit to Museums, Cooking Class and Night out in AccraStop At: Prempeh II Museum, Kumasi, Ashanti RegionManhyia Palace Museum: Originally built by the British after the War of the Golden Stool, has been converted to a museum dedicated to the displaying the history of the Asantehenes. Stroll through the rooms as you learn about the great Asantehenes that came before the current Asantehene, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II National Cultural Center: Sitting within peaceful grounds, visit the center and have the opportunity to experience various craft workshops including brass working, wood craving, batik cloth making (dyeing), kente cloth weaving, and much more.Prempeh II Jubliee Museum: Remember that Ghana is the original Gold Coast! Now, you are in Kumasi, the land of Kings and Queens! Witness first-hand the immense wealth of the Ashanti as you view the King’s war attire, ceremonial clothing, jewelry, furniture, and much more. Duration: 15 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are included in this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 5: Cape Coast and Elmina Castles, Beach Day and Night out in AccraStop At: Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Central RegionTake an unforgettable voyage back through history as you stroll through the corridors and cells within Cape Coast and Elmina castles. Learn about the historical significance of both locations, as they played a pivotal role in storing captured Africans and “preparing” them for voyage during the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Discover how these Africans were dehumanized, treated, and how they ultimately fared. Kakum National Park: Spanning over 139 square miles, this is one of West Africa’s only surviving tropical rain forests, and was established by local people, not by the State Department of wildlife. Explore new heights when you go for a nice scenic walk on the 1,150 ft long canopy walkway connected to 7 tree tops.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are included in this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 6: Beach Trip and Craft Village Tour and Transfer to LagosStop At: Busua Beach, Busua, Western RegionA beach respite will be well deserved after exploring so many parts of beautiful Ghana. As a coastal country, there are many opportunities to enjoy the sea. Relax by the pristine beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and partake in plenty of activities to add a little pizzazz to your adventure. Choose from Labadi Beach, Ada Beach, or Busua Beach Resort. ANDCraft Villages: This is another opportunity to purchase unique handmade crafts. We will visit the Ashanti Craft Village, Bonwire (see how the famous Kente cloth is made), Ntonso (home of Adinkra), Ahwiaa (the wood carver’s village). Duration: 19 hoursStop At: Freedom Park Lagos, Lagos, Lagos StateTransfer to LagosDuration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Arrival in Lagos - Transfer from GhanaStop At: Ikeja City Mall, Lagos, Lagos StateWelcome Dinner at Protea Hotel Ikeja, LagosDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Dinner: This dinner will be a Buffet style dinner for all guests at Protea Hotel or Sheraton Hotels in Ikeja.Accommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 8: Lagos City TourStop At: Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos, Lagos StateWhen many hear Nigeria mentioned anywhere, they associate it with Nollywood movies, Afrobeat music, and world famous writers. Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation is a land rich in history and culture. Let us guide you on an incredible eight day tour of Nigeria. Explore monuments, landmarks, and villages of three states. Your arrival will be in Lagos, the largest city in Africa and the cultural and economic center of Nigeria. Come experience the history, the cultural, and the allure of Africa’s city that never sleeps. After a few exciting days in Lagos, become more immersed in Nigerian culture as we move on to the historic Ogun and Osun states. Lagos City Tour:Visit historic and symbolic monuments in Lagos, beginning with: National Museum: This museum has one of the most significant collections of West African antiquities in the world. Learn about Nigerian history as you view archaeological, ethnographic, and traditional artifacts.National Arts Theater: Built in 1977, this edifice is one of Nigeria’s most culturally significant entertainment spots. Serving as a multi-purpose national monument for the preservation, presentation, and promotion of Nigerian arts and culture, this is a MUST visit site.Lekki Conservation Center: Run by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, this center has a huge tract of wetlands set aside for wildlife viewing. Forget that you are in a busy city as you walk atop the trees on Africa’s longest canopy walkway, as monkeys, crocodiles, and birds roam in their natural habitat. Nike Art Gallery: Run by Nike Davies-Okundaye, one of Nigeria’s most important artist, this gallery is full of contemporary and traditional Nigerian arts.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are a part of this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirbnBDay 9: Lagos City Tour Continued Stop At: LUFASI Nature Park, Lagos, Lagos StateLagos Urban Forest and Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI) Nature Park Lekki: Sitting on about 20 acres of land, this park is filled with beautiful attractions and animals. Observe birds, including bald eagles, monkeys, chimps, and baboons. Watch as alligators frolic in Lake Nora, the huge man-made lake that is located in the middle of the park. See various floral species as you explore Fern Garden and Ekki Forest. Shopping in LagosLekki Arts & Crafts: Test your haggling skills as you move from stall to stall finding unique African crafts representing all of Nigerian culture. Lekki Beach Resort: Add a touch of luxury to your already amazing adventure by relaxing on a beautiful and exotic beach. If you get tired of relaxing, participate in some fun activities including volleyball, basketball, kayaking, jet skiing and more. Duration: 12 hoursStop At: Rumors Night Club VIParty like a rock star at this High End Night Club in the Heart of Victoria Island, Lagos Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are part of this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 10: Badagry TourStop At: Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum, Badagry, Lagos StateBadagry City Tour:Badagry Heritage Museum: Built in 1863 by the British Government, it was converted to a Museum in 2002 which preserves hundreds of artifacts, historical relics, and records from the slave route that ran through Badagry. Visiting the museum allows you to see the bleak past and learn more about Badagry.The First Nigerian Story Building:Built in 1845 by Anglican missionaries, this is where Reverend Samuel Ajayi Crowther (a liberated African slave) translated the Holy Bible from English to Yoruba. The Agai Tree Monument:Why build a monument for a fallen tree? Well, Christianity was first preached by Reverend Thomas Freeman under this tree before it fell in 1959. The first Christmas service in Nigeria was also held under the tree on December 25th1942. Seriki Abass Slave Baracoon:Built by Brazilian slave merchants in 1840, then handed over to their black collaborator and former slave boy Seriki Ifaremilekun Williams Abass, this site is now a museum. It houses relics, artifacts, and European products exchanged for slaves during the slave trade. Mobee Family Slave Relics Museum:Learn about the major role the royal Mobee family played during the slave trade era. At this mini museum, you will see relics from the slave trade including chains and shackles used to imprison African slaves before they were transported west. Vlekete Slave Market:Learn about the makeup of slave markets in Africa. Badagry Slave Port & Gberefu Peninsula (Point of No Return):Experience what it felt like to walk through the point of no return. This slave port and route was established for the shipment of slaves across the Atlantic. Your tour starts at the slave port, followed by a short boat ride to Gberefu Island, walk the same path as the slaves did as you step through the life changing door of no return, only in this case, you will return. Duration: 12 hoursStop At: Night Club ViParty at this Night Club in Lagos with The Who's Who in LagosDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are included in this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 11: Osun State Tour (Cradle of Yorubaland)Stop At: Ooni of Ife's PalaceOsun State Tour (The Cradle of Yorubaland)Often called the “State of the Living Spring”, located in south-west Nigeria, Osun State is an inland state wit the capital city of Osogbo. Legend has it that that Osun state, named after the River Osun is a manifestation of the Yoruba goddess Osun. Walk through what is considered Nigeria’s largest and oldest towns as you learn about the Yoruba Kingdom and unearth the origins of the Yoruba people. HighlightsOoni’s Palace Enuwa, Ile-Ife: Located in Ile-Ife, also known as the Kingdom of Ife, the spiritual home of the Yoruba people, Ooni is the traditional ruler of Ile Ife and his palace is a historical monument. As you stroll through the palace, discover the historical significance of relics you come across. This will help you understand why this holy city, founded around 500 B.C. is considered the birthplace of humankind, by the Yoruba.Ife Museum, Enuwa Square, Ile-Ife: This museum is the perfect place to learn about the history, origins, and culture of Osun state. Observe the many archaeological artifacts including bronze and terracotta sculptures dating back to the 13th century during your visit here. Ile-Ife City Walls: How did the ancients protect their cities from invasion? They built walls. Experience the relics of the walls the ancient Yoruba’s built to protect their Kingdom.Oshogbo Arts and Metal Works: Experience one of the top sites in Oshogbo where metals are artistically crafted and shaped to make valuable items.Oranmiyan Staff: The history of the Yoruba people is incomplete without a visit to the Oranmiyan Staff. Oranmiyan, the third Ooni of Ife, was the youngest son of Oduduwa (Oduduwa is the father of the Yoruba race). During this tour you will discover why people from all walks of life come to pay homage to this staff that was erected with a 5.18 stone column over four centuries ago. Museum of Arts: Portraying the Yoruba’s cultural heritage, spend a few hours in one of Nigeria’s best arts museums, located in Osogbo City. Osun Groove (Adunni Susan Wenger’s Art Works Center): Susan Wenger, an Austrian artist turned Yoruba priestess, helped designed the art edifice found in Osun groove.Duration: 18 hoursStop At: Kotoka International AirportReturn to Accra for departure to our various destinations.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast and Dinner are part of this packageAccommodation included: 3 Star Hotel or AirBnBDay 12: Depart Accra Pass By: Kotoka International AirportDepart GhanaNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.