A bustling powerhouse of industry, Nigeria is one of the largest and most populous countries in Africa. It can be tempting to spend your whole trip in the city of Lagos, but stepping out of your comfort zone and into the less explored parts of Nigeria will offer you adventures, stunning natural beauty, and unique experiences.

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Lagos, Nigeria Skyline at Dawn

Home to over 16 million people, Lagos is the biggest and most densely populated city in the country. Don’t let the size intimidate you though, this is a city that’s just begging to be explored! The high-energy capital has everything from high street fashion, laid back beaches, hip night clubs, and vibrant art galleries. For art and culture, check out the Jazz Hole and Bogobiri; for Nigerian history and heritage, head to Freedom Park; and for some of the best food in Africa, take a guided food tour and learn more about the city while you eat.