The holidays are fast upon us, and I know many people are wondering about vacation spots they can visit with their loved ones outside Nigeria to relieve the buildup of stress from the year. It has indeed been a stressful year for a lot of people, and the holidays are just a time to rewind, relax and plan for the new year.
Vacation spots outside Nigeria
If you are planning on going on a vacation outside the country, below are 10 vacation spots you may consider.
Many people think so little of Accra because it is located in a neighbouring country. However, Accra is a beautiful destination and perfect for a luxurious vacation. The city offers visitors so many things to do and see. Nigerians do not require a visa to visit or stay in Accra.
One of Africa’s most breathtaking island getaways is Zanzibar. The location is breathtakingly lovely, with plenty of picturesque beaches and opulent resorts. The rich culture and heritage of the island are accessible to tourists. Zanzibar is the ideal vacation spot for anyone who wants to take advantage of the lush forests and stunning shoreline. Nigerians are permitted a 90-day stay in Zanzibar; a visa can be obtained upon arrival at the port of entry.
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You can’t help but adore the mystique that Istanbul’s minarets bring. As you stroll down the street, history comes to life, and did we mention how awesome the sound of the muezzins duelling from the minarets is? The locals are welcoming and humorous. Istanbul can fit any budget, and its culinary legacy is unmatched with dishes like flavorful mazes, delicious kebabs, and just-caught fish.
What draws people to Nairobi is mostly its cosmopolitan appeal. Nairobi won’t disappoint you with its parks, National Museum, elephant orphanage, and much more. When you think of Kenya, wildlife and national parks come to mind. Children love going to Nairobi, and couples will always be in love with this city.
Mauritius is a tropical island paradise encircled by coconut palm trees, a blue sea, and lovely beaches with brilliant white sand. You can stay in one of the many lovely hotels and benefit from first-rate services. What else would you want from a trip abroad? Everything you could ever want is available in Mauritius. Nigerian nationals are permitted a 14-day visa-free visit and stay in Mauritius. For entry permission, you must, however, contact the Mauritius Consulate in Nigeria.
These locations provide a wealth of luxurious sites for an enjoyable vacation. All you have to do is pack your luggage, book your hotel, enjoy great summer travel deals, and get on the plane.
There is no better place to spend your vacation than Seychelles, a tropical island. It provides tourists with beautiful beaches with a touch of the tropics and delectable seafood. The area is home to some of Africa’s best beaches and provides travellers with the chance to partake in thrilling water sports. Visitors from Nigeria are given a 30-day visa in Seychelles.
Off the coast of East Africa, in the Indian Ocean, sits the island of Comoros. It is ideal for a calm vacation because it is not overly populated. Comoros Island is not only undeniably beautiful, but it also offers a wealth of activities and sights to see. Nigerians receive their visas immediately upon arrival at the Comoros border crossing.
Nothing soothes the mind, as well as Kigali’s green hillsides, winding boulevards, blooming trees, and overall cleanliness and safety. Kigali is one of the most stunning capital cities in all of Africa. Spending your vacation here is both economical and enjoyable.
Although Cape Verde is one of the less popular holiday spots in Africa, it is the perfect location for an amazing trip without a visa. One of its lovely islands, Sal Island, near Senegal, is available for travel. Visitors can have a fun-filled holiday on the island. Nigerians do not need a visa to travel to and stay in Cape Verde.
A vacation to the exotic Fiji Island is unquestionably worthwhile. The island enjoys year-round peace and a temperate climate. Nigerians are welcome to travel to and stay on Fiji Island for four months.
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