Family Package

6D/5N Calabar Carnival Package

 Calabar, Nigeria
 24th Dec - 29th Dec
NGN265,999
NGN245,999 / Adult

Overview

Calabar carnival festival in Nigeria is tagged Africa's biggest street party. A special and popular cultural festival that displays African culture and heritage by means of music, dressing, drama, and other cultural creativities holds from 1st December through 31st December. This package avails you of the opportunity to partake in the band display with beautifully adorned costumes for the carnival. Experience the beauty of Calabar while you live in luxury. The culinary experience is one to love and want more. Experience Africa's largest street party with thousands of visitors across the world displaying various talents for your entertainment.

 

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Tour Overview

Availability

Dec 24- Dec 29

Duration

6D/5N

Pickup Location

Pickup available from Margaret Ekpo International Airport.

Language

English

Coaster Bus PickUp

Available

Tour Guide

Included

Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Cross River National Park
  • Visit to Slave Museum
  • Drill Ranch and National Museum
  • Insurance
  • 5 Nights Hotel Accommodation

Excluded

  • Lunch

Itenary

Day 1
  • 12:00 PM

    There are two hubs to fly into Calabar which include the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Flights into Calabar during this carnival period are usually expensive, we always advise you to book your flights way ahead to get good fares

  • 05:00 PM

    Join other tourists who have come from other parts of the country in a pool hangout (Black Tie Event), where you all get to familiarize yourself and set the mood for the activities of the next day. You may choose to explore the clubhouse, grill, and fun activities

  • 07:00 PM

    Settle in for a sumptuous dinner at the Chester restaurant where you get to have a taste of the culinary experience of Calabar

Day 2
  • 07:00 AM

    Gym work-out and aerobics

  • 08:00 AM

    Freshen up after your workout and head to the restaurant for breakfast.

  • 10:00 AM

    Explore the Marina resort where the fun and excitement of Christmas is charged with several activities happening simultaneously. First of it will be the visit to the Slave history museum, where you are taken through the harrowing experiences of men and women who lived during the time. This is an emotional experience that touches your heart and makes you view humanity from a different perspective and better living.

  • 12:00 PM

    Take a boat cruise (Ad-on) to the Twin Island. A place where the killing of twins was ended in Nigeria by Mary Slessor. While on the boat cruise, you will catch a glimpse of the floating station on the lagoon as the gentle breeze blows around you. The view on the lagoon sure encapsulate your thoughts.

  • 03:00 PM

    Time to explore the Drill ranch. This is where endangered drill monkeys are kept, raised before being transferred into the wild. The drill monkeys are the second closest to humans after the gorilla. It's quite an interesting experience. You may wish to donate a token towards the upkeep and sustenance of the project driven by a private conservationist.

  • 07:00PM

    Dinner is served.

Day 3
  • 07:00 AM

    Gym and Aeobics

  • 08:00 AM

    Breakfast is served.

  • 10:00 AM

    Join other tourists on a trip to the Cross River National Park on an adventure into the jungle experience. You get to explore one of the world's bio-diversity rainforest in Nigeria. The Flora and Fauna are enchanting and draws you to nature.

  • 04:00 PM

    Preparation to experience the carnival display which commences later in the day. The cultural carnival experience continues long into the night. Tourists are scheduled to return to the hotel. However, you may wish to continue with the event and later return to the hotel at your pace. Be sure not to miss dinner as the fun and excitement of the carnival is so electrifying.

  • 07:00 PM

    Dinner is served.

Day 4
  • 07:00 AM

    Aerobic & Workout

  • 08:00 AM

    Breakfast is served

  • 11:00 AM

    Join other tourists on a trip to the National Museum. You will spend some time at the museum exploring the rich history of Nigeria from the colonial times.

  • 05:00 PM

    Join the scheduled carnival activities for the day.

  • 07:00 PM

    Dinner is served.

Day 5
  • 07:00 AM

    Aerobics & Workout

  • 08:00 AM

    Breakfast is served

  • 04:00 PM

    It's the main carnival day and activities begin to gather momentum from mid-day. After lunch, take some rest and prepare for the main carnival display. If you have indicated interest in costumes for the event, they will be delivered to you at the hotel. You may wish to dress up in your costume before joining the carnival. This is an all-night event. Families with kids are expected to coordinate with a Motley rep on how best to coordinate their wards.

  • 07:00 PM

    Dinner is served

Day 6
  • 07:00 AM

    Wake up to breakfast (If you retire to the hotel early enough to catch some sleep). For those who may have to embark on a road trip back to their respective places, it's an early departure while those having to fly have more time to spend at the hotel before checking out. Buses are scheduled to depart to the airport (Please check with your Motley rep to know when your airport transfer is scheduled)

Information

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Contact Info

The Motley Place 173 Kuje - Abuja, Nigeria (+234) 703 888 1962 mytravellogs@motleytravels.org

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