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8 Days 7 Nights Tour Of Ibadan, Oyo, Saki, And Ilorin, South West Nigeria.

Country: Nigeria
City: Ibadan
Duration: 8 Day(s) - 7 Night(s)
Tour Category: Adventure Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

8 days 7 nights tour of Ibadan, Oyo, Saki, and Ilorin, southwest Nigeria.

Ibadan was the capital of the old western region of Nigeria after independence. The largest city in West Africa, the city has a lot of history behind it . Oyo town on the other hand is the political headquarters of the Yorubas. During the pre-colonial era, the old Oyo empire has its influence extended as far as Benin Republic (Dahomey). It was a powerful empire as powerful as such empires as Ghana, Songhai, and Mali.

The present Oyo town was founded in the 19th Century during Uman Dan Fodio Jihad of 1804. The tour also cover Saki and Ilorin to complete the story.

Itinerary

Day 1. City tour of Ibadan.

The tour will take you through the important landmarks of the city.

Lunch and Overnight stay

Day 2. Oyo town Tour

Breakfast.

Depart Ibadan for Oyo town.

Sightseeing around the city of Oyo

Visit the Alaafin’s Palace to witness the Yoruba culture at its best

Lunch and overnight stay

Day 3. Saki Tour

Breakfast.

Depart Oyo for Saki

Visit Ado-Awaye suspended lake en-route

Visit Osoogun, the birthplace of Bishop Ajayi Crowther, the freed slave that translated the Bible into Yoruba language

Arrive in Saki

Lunch and overnight stay

Day 4. Oyo National Park

Breakfast.

Depart Saki for Old Oyo National Park camp base at Sepeteri

Arrive the Park

Lunch and overnight stay

Day 5. Game Viewing - Tour of Old Oyo Relics

Early morning game viewing and tour of Old Oyo relics before breakfast

Breakfast

Lunch

Evening Game viewing and tour of the Park

Overnight stay.

Day 6. Ilorin Visit

Breakfast

Depart the Park for Ilorin

Arrive in Ilorin

Lunch and overnight stay

Day 7. Ilorin Sightseeing

Breakfast

Sightseeing of Ilorin township to see important landmarks and historical spots

Visit the Emir’s Palace

Lunch and overnight stay.

Day 8. Departure

Breakfast

Departure and end of tour.

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