Benin City Vacation Packages
Abuja, the national capital, is situated 230 miles (370 kilometers) to the northeast of Benin City.
Why don't you spend some time exploring Benin City? Start with a visit to the the Oba of Benin's Palace.
The area around Benin City is brimming with sights and attractions, from big-ticket tourist hotspots to hidden gems that still await discovery.
Explore Benin City's religious side at the region's mosques and other holy sites. A surefire way to truly appreciate a region is by learning about its past. Don't miss the traditional villages while you are in the area.
No getaway is complete without a little down time. Picnicking is one of the ways they relax here. In this region and wildlife watching is another. For those who like to get wet, this is a great place for you. Boating is popular with locals and tourists and another option is water skiing.
One of the attractions of traveling to a new place is exploring new tastes. So don't miss the chance to visit the region's restaurants. Chicken and also beef are popular ingredients here. Don't end your stay in the area without trying out amala (yam porridge) and draw soup (okra/pumpkin seed soup). Puff puff (fried dough balls) is a good way to end your meal. Then, kick back with a refreshing local zobo (roselle juice).
When the time comes to say farewell to Benin City, head to the nearest major airport situated in Port Harcourt, 130 miles (209 kilometers) away.