NORTHERN NIGERIA

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Northern Nigeria offers popular and exciting cultures, powerful ancient Kingdoms and colorful traditional events.

Enroute Kano, you will see the Lugard Hall, National Museum and the ancient railway house at Rigachikun in Kaduna. Stop-over at Zaria, capital of the powerful Zazzau Kingdom, where the legendary Queen Amina once ruled. See the ancient but colourful Palace of the Emir of Zazzau, with the Emir’s guards stationed in front of the ceremonial Durbar square.

Ancient Kano city was a trade centre and still the commercial capital of the north. Here you will see the relics of the ancient city walls, gates and landmarks. See the ancient Gidan Makama, Kofa Mata Ancient Dyeing Pits, Central Mosque and Emir of Kano’s Palace built from 1095 and completed in 14th Century. Shopping for local arts and craft at Kurmi Market.


Yankari Game Reserve

Experience Nigeria’s premier reserve, Yankari. Situated about 1 hour drive outside Bauchi, it  boasts of an interesting collection of Elephants, Waterbucks, Wildebeest, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Baboons, Guinea fowls. Includes morning and evening game drive to view mammals, relics of ancient civilization, including iron smelting furnaces, duiker wells, and other historic monuments. Enjoy

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