Holidays in Nigeria is always fun, homely, filled with love and sharing but no states beats the night life and wide range of fun things too do in a state than Lagos. Lagos is a loud, busy with a lot of traffic jams. There is only 2 ways to escape traffic and that is leaving early or later and using the waterways. There are historical places to visit, malls to explore and beaches to have fun. No matter the holiday whether it’s Christmas, Nigerian independence day, Easter, Eid-el-Fitri or Democracy day; there is always a place to visit in Lagos, Nigeria.
If you are in Lagos and unsure of where to visit, then this article is perfect for you. Here is a list of ten places to visit in Lagos this holiday season:
1. Visit La Campaigne Beach Resort
If you need thrills, excitement, and relaxation in Lagos, La Campaigne Beach is the perfect holiday destination. Located at Ijebu-Lekki, Lagos, La campaigne tropicana allows you to enjoy the beautiful view of the beach alongside other interesting water and land attractions. Kampari Tours organizes private and public package to this magnificent beach resort, by land or by water transportation and you can contact us now to get your experience at La Campaigne Tropical resort.
2. Explore the Lekki Conservation Centre
The Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) is home to the longest canopy pathway in Africa and the suspended walkway features six towers rising over 22 feet each. The 190-acre nature reserve is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Lagos during the holiday. Originally established in 1990. LCC still thrives abundantly with the fauna and flora of Lekki Peninsula. If you plan on visiting any place in Lagos with adrenaline seeking kids for a picnic the Lekki Conservation Centre has engaging entertainment activities for the younger generation.
3. Visit the national museum
The national museum at Onikan houses a lot of relics from the old Lagos Igbo,Ukwu, Nok, Benin and Ife. You are not allowed to take pictures beyond the gate. There are 2 peak building, the building with the car Murtala Muhammed was assassinated and “the main museum”. For Nigerians, Entrance fee is N100 for children, N200 for youth, N300 for adults. For Foreigner; N300 children N500 adults.
4. Watch a play at the National Arts Theatre
A list of the top 10 places to visit in Lagos is never complete without mentioning the National Arts Theatre. Still recognized as one of the historical tourist destinations in Lagos, the national arts theatre is ideal for individual and group tours. Situated at Iganmu, Lagos, a view from its environs already tells you the theatre is an architectural masterpiece.
Asides from watching plays and hosting picnics, the national arts theatre is a great place to get acquainted with the Nigerian culture and arts.
5. View exceptional works of art at Nike Art Gallery
Owned by Nike Davies-Okundaye, the Nike Centre for Art and Culture is the foremost art gallery in Nigeria. After becoming an international success, the famous artist and designer successfully curated this magnificent gallery boasting of over 8,000 artworks from different Nigerian artists. Now a magnificent five-story building in Lekki Peninsula; Nike art gallery provides a blend of ancient, and contemporary art which embodies core Nigerian values,
If you are an art lover or visual creative; indulge your artistic taste buds by exploring the different art crafts and collections ranging from drawings, paintings, molded statues to hand-woven materials.
6. Have a quiet enjoyable time at Tarkwa Bay
Tarkwa Bay is a favourite for those who do not want a crowded beach, it is only accessible by water and you can either boat a banana boat of 600 each or board a speed boat from kampari tours at 6000 per person . Once described as an ‘oasis’ from the hustle and bustle of Lagos; Tarkwa bay boasts of different enjoyable activities. These activities include beach parties, boat cruises, surfing, swimming, and other water sports. It is also a great opportunity to relax, eat, and drink while peacefully enjoying the ocean breeze.
If you plan on visiting Tarkwa bay soon, Kampari tours has got you covered. This foremost tourism agency currently hosts private boat cruises with prices ranging from 60,000 naira (one to ten persons) to 200,000 naira (fifteen to twenty-five persons.)
7. Attend a musical concert at MUSON Centre
The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Centre is at Marina road, Onikan – the heart of Nigeria’s e-commerce hub. Yet, the MUSON centre has carved a unique niche by establishing three world-class venues in the same spot. Apart from the stellar musical performances, the centre also hosts phenomenal stage plays, international conferences and events. There is always a program to attend during the holiday season including Easter and Christmas performances by MUSON Orchestra.
And if you are looking for the best place in Nigeria to host any private event, MUSON centre is certainly your pick with their experienced team readily available to meet your needs.
Laquatic is the only inflatable waterpark in Lagos and it is located within Landmark beach. Entrance fee is N2000 for adults and N1000 for children under 13. The ticket per adult to use the water park is N5000 per hour. There are restaurant and cabanas for rental at the beach.
9. Lufasi Park
Lufasi park located at ibeju lekki just beside Fara park is a cool place for picnicking, kayaking, fishing, and flying kites. Entrance is N1000 per person and kayaking is N3500 per person.
10. Kampari Tours
At the Kampari tours location you can go for a boat cruise, go kayaking, go pedal boat cruising, Jet sking, paintballing, or board a boat to ilashe luxury beach. visit our website to find your preferred activity.
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