5 days in Lagos & Nairobi Itinerary

5 days in Lagos & Nairobi Itinerary

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5 days in Lagos & Nairobi Itinerary

Start: Atlanta, United States
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Lagos, Nigeria
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h
End: Atlanta, United States

1
day
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
On the 11th (Sat), stroll through Tarkwa Bay Beach, view the masterpieces at Nike Art Gallery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Red Door Art Gallery.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos travel route planner.

Atlanta, USA to Lagos is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Lagos due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Atlanta in May, with highs in Lagos at 90°F and lows at 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Lagos

Shopping Museums Beaches
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Red Door Art Gallery ©
Red Door Art Gallery
Nike Art Gallery ©
Nike Art Gallery
Tarkwa Bay Beach ©
Tarkwa Bay Beach

1
night
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, then look for gifts at Matbronze Wildlife Art, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and finally get your game on at GP Karting.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nairobi road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Nairobi takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lagos to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lagos in May, expect Nairobi to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris

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