Kenya is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the north-east. Visa for a maximum period of 3 months can be obtained on arrival by Nigerians.
Language: English and Swahili
Currency: Kenyan Shilling
Weather: Kenya has a tropical climate
Top Attractions: Masai Mara National Reserve, Mara River, Mount Kenya, Amboseli National Park, Mara Triangle, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Tsavo East, Diana beach, Nairobi National Park, Kurura Forest, Mida Creek and Nairobi National Museum.
Bangladesh is a country in South Asia, bordered by India and Myanmar. Visa can be obtained on arrival.
Language: the official language of Bangladesh is Bengali.
Weather: Bangladesh has a tropical climate with mild winter from October to March, and hot, humid summer from March to June.
Top Attractions: Cox’s Bazar Beach, Liberation War Museum, Saint Martin Island, Shahid Minar and Sadarghat and Bangledesh National Museum.
Burundi is a country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south and Congo to the west. It is considered part of Central Africa. Visa can be obtained on arrival.
Language: English, French and Kirundi
Currency: Burundian franc
Weather: Burundi has a tropical highland climate
Top Attractions: Monument de l’Unite, Livingstone-Stanley Monument and Geological Museum of Burundi.
Comoros is an island nation off the eastern coast of Africa between northern Mozambique and northern Madagascar. Other countries near the Comoros are Tanzania to the northwest and the Seychelles to the northeast. Visa can be obtained on arrival.
Language: French and Arabic
Currency: Comorian franc
Weather: The climate is generally tropical and mild.
Top Attractions: Chomoni Beach, Bouni Beach, Mount Karthala and Chindin Beach.
Djibouti is a country located in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast. Nigerians can obtain a visa on arrival.
Language: Arabic and French
Currency: Diboutian franc
Weather: Djibouti’s climate is significantly warmer and has less seasonal variation than the world average.
Top Attractions: Lake Assal, Khor Ambado Beach, Rushing Waters Adventures in Djibouti, Lake Abbe and Arta Beach.
Iran is located in West Asia. Also known as Persia, it is bordered by Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Parkistan, Turkey and Iraq. Visa for a maximum period of 15 days can be obtained on arrival.
Language: Persian language
Weather: Iran has a diverse climate. In the northwest, winters are cold with heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures during December and January. Spring and fall are relatively mild, while summers are dry and hot.
Top Attractions: Imam Square in Esfahan, The National Jewelry Treasury, Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, Sheikh Lotfolloh Mosque in Esfahan, Vank Cathedral, Isfahan Music Museum and Persepolis.
Mozambique is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest. Nigerian passport holders can obtain visa on arrival for a maximum period of 30 days.
Language: Portuguese is the official language.
Currency: Mozambican metical
Weather: Mozambique has a tropical climate with a wet season from October to March and a dry season from April to September.
Top Attractions: Praia do Tofo, Inhaca Island, Bazaruto National Park, National History Museum, Barra Beach, Two Mile Reef, Potuguese Island and Governor’s Palace Museum.
Mauritania is a country in North Africa. It is the eleventh largest country in Africa and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Morocco to the north, Algeria in the northeast, Mali in the east and southeast, and Senegal in the southwest. Visitors to Mauritania can obtain visa on arrival.
Capital: The capital and largest city is Nouakchott.
Language: Arabic is the official language.
Weather: Mauritania has a hot desert climate.
Top Attractions: Port de Perche, Plage de Nouakchott, Mauritania Sahara, Arguin bank National Park and Galerie Zeinart.
Maldives is an island country in South Asia. It lies southwest of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea and is the smallest Asian country in both land and population. Nigerians can obtain a 30 day visa on arrival, provided that they have a valid travel passport, a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. Visitors can extend their stay for a maximum period of 90 days.
Language: Dhivehi (Maldivian) is the official language. Arabic, Hindi, and English are also spoken.
Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
Weather: The Maldives are tropical, with plenty of sunshine and temperatures around 30°C throughout the year.
Top Attractions: National museum in Male, Sun Island beach in South Ari Atoll, Male Local Market, Artificial Beach and Tsunami Monument in Male.
Seychelles is an archipelago and country in the Indian Ocean. It comprises of 115 islands located off the eastern coast of Africa. Mahe is the largest island of the Seychelles and is home to the Seychellois capital, Victoria. The island accommodates 86% of the country’s total population.
Praslin is the second largest of the primary islands and La Digue is the third largest inhabited island of the Seychelles.
The Seychelles islands are a choice place for newlyweds and visa can be obtained on arrival for a period of one month.
Language: English, French and Creole
Currency: Seychellois rupee
Weather: The climate in Seychelles is hot and humid with temperatures varying from 24 to 30 °C
Things to do in Seychelles
- Spend time in Victoria and explore the city.
- Visit the National Museum of history and Seychelles National Botanical Gardens in Victoria.
- Visit the beaches: Anse intendance in Mahe Island, Anse Source d’Argent in La Digue Island and Anse Lazio in Praslin Island.
- Expolre Valee de Mai Nature Reserve in Praslin
- Visit Aldabra Atoll: Aldabra is the original home of the giant land tortoise and tiger sharks.
- Go scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing.
- Go hiking in Mahe Island. The Seychelles tourism office has a few descriptions of the hiking routes with maps available to be purchased.
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