3 Experiences Every Thrill Seeker In Nigeria Must Try
There is no scarcity of things to do in Nigeria . From visiting various landmarks and tourist sites to meeting the locals and trying the various street foods, everyone has enough activities to last them a lifetime. While these experiences are almost priceless, they are not always enough for thrill seekers who storm the country for ultimate heart-pounding moments.
Adventurous travelers want their adrenaline pumping and they want to feel a certain high. Luckily, there are several other places for these kinds of travellers to achieve their goal in Nigeria. As long as you have the finances to get away for a few days, Jovago.com, Africa’s No.1 online hotel booking site has rounded up 5 incredible travel activities that will rock your world.
Gear up and climb Chappal Waddi
Also known as Gangirwal a.k.a Mountain of Death, the Chappal Waddi mountain is considered the highest peak in Nigeria at 2419 meters. It is located in the southern sector Gashaka Gumti National Park, on the border of Cameroon in Taraba State. Featuring a waterfall and the thickly forested slopes, it is surrounded by flowing riverswith mischievous monkeys and chimps lurking around. A climb will leave you breathless and ecstatically thrilled.
Walk the Ancient Kano City Walls
Although this great tourist attraction in the northern part of Nigeria was built between 1095 AD through 1134 AD and completed in the middle of the 14th century, it is still described as ‘the most impressive monument in West Africa’. Talk a walk along the ancient beauty and appreciate Kano’s rugged topography while you are at it. There is no better way to explore the city’s landscape.
Tree climbing at Okomu forest reserve
Aside from the wildlife and alluring landscape, the trees at the Okomu forest reserve provide opportunities for exciting and heart-pounding experiences for adventurous tree climbers. The last surviving rainforest area in the south-west of Nigeria, you can challenge yourself with a tree climbing task and afterwards, you can enjoy a host of other attractions, as well as engage in sport fishing, canoeing or crocodile viewing if you are up for it.