Asides from the annual Calabar Carnival every December, Calabar tourism has not only attracted foreigners and sight seers to Nigeria but it also contributes to the few factors that have made the country visible on the world map. From its outstretched plains and wildlife to its night life in exquisite locations, Calabar provides an ecstatic experience, some of which will be highlighted as you read on.
OBUDU MOUNTAIN RESORT
Formerly known as Obudu Cattle Ranch, Obudu Mountain Resort is said to be one of the most popular tourist attraction in Nigeria and across Africa. Deep in the tropical forests of Cross River state is where this beauty lies. Its highlands give room for picture worthy landscape views. Its naturally vegetative surroundings make provision for a cool and refreshing temperature.
The next site to see is the Kwa Falls. The water falls is located just 25 kilometers from Calabar in Anegeje Village, Akamkpa Local government. The Falls is a part of the Cross River National Park which is also a lovely site to see. It features a 234-step staircase that leads to the base of the waterfalls. Kwa Falls serves as the source for Kwa Rivers.
Tinapa Resort is another location to visit if you ever find yourself in Calabar. It features a water park, night clubs, beautiful restaurants, a game Arcade, a films Studio, and Conference rooms among other features. The premiere business and leisure resort speaks luxury through its extra ordinary design. Its serene environment will leave you revived.
The night crawlers will love these locations. After having so much fun during the day, if you want to step out for a few drinks once night falls, Mayfair lounge is one of the vibrant spots to unwind at. It is located Channel View Hotel on MCC Road, Calabar. Another evening spot to check out is Chestar Bar located at the lobby of Transcorp Hotel, on Murtala Mohamed way, Calabar. This location is lovely for any occasion from dates or business meetings to having fun with the gang.
It is important to go with a stacked pocket because there are many other fun and exciting locations and activities you may come across during your stay in Calabar that you may regret missing out on if you do not heed to our advice.