1. ERIN – IJESHA waterfalls
Located in Osun State, Nigeria. The waterfalls was discovered in 1140 AD by one of the daughters of Oduduwa. It has 7 floors with a village at the apogee.I did this one many years ago.
Entrance Fee: 500 Naira/$1.20
2. IKOGOSI Water Spring
Ekiti State, has a confluence of both warm and cold springs each maintaining its thermal property.
Legend says the origin of the both were the wives of a great hunter. One was temperamental while the other was a quiet woman.
Entrance Fee: 500 Naira /$1.20
3. OLUMO ROCK
Founding site of Abeokuta- Olumo Rock has a rich history and great spiritual significance. You’ll see shrines, sacred trees, tribal war-time hideouts, and ultimately, at the top, an astonishing view of the city.
Entrance Fee: 700 Naira/$1.50
4. YANKARI National Park
Located in Bauchi State. It was originally created as a game reserve in 1956, later designated Nigeria’s biggest national park in 1991. It has a daily safari and few evidences of early human settlements, caves, hills, iron smelting.
Entrance Fee: 1000 Naira / $2.60
5. NGWO Pine Forest
Located in Enugu State, It has a limestone cave sculpted with a small waterfall that forms a shallow pool at the bed of the cave.
Entrance Fee: 2500 Naira/ $6.50USD (includes tour guide)
6. AWHUM Waterfall and Cave
Located in Enugu State. The fall is 30 meters high and a section of it is always warm throughout the year. The water is also reported to have spiritual and healing powers.
Entrance fee : FREE
7. OBUDU Cattle Ranch
Located In Cross River State. It was developed in 1951 by M. McCaughley, a Scot who first explored the mountain ranges in 1949.
Nigeria is blessed with a lot of tourist attractions. Too many to list or count and a potential income stream for the country.
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