The name Olumo means "God moulded it". The history of the rock dates back to the 19th century Oyo empire when Abeokuta was inhabited by the Egba people who found refuge at the Olumo rock.
The rock functioned as a tower of strenght for the Egba people in their wars to defend the new settlement as well as vantage point to monitor
the enemy's advance leading to eventual triumph in war.
Olumo rock is the most significant representation of the Egba nationalism. it symbolizes unity and freedom not just for the Egba's but for all
the residents of Abeokuta. Abeokuta means "under the rock"
Be treated to attractions like natural tunnels, unusual trees, natural cantilevers, gardens on the rock, broken pathways and untimately, an aerial view of the ancient city of Abeokuta from the apex of the rock. Trail the man-made stairs carved into the rock with pictoresque possibilities.You also enjoy a great collection of artefacts on display at the museum. This trip affords you the opportunity to network and make new friends amongst the locals and other tourists alike.
Its definitely rewarding to take time out from the regular routine and rejuvenate, unwind and refresh.
Your Daycation at the Olumo Rock, include:
Airconditioned Ground Transportation
Tour and Access Fees
Many More Side Attractions.
Items to come along with include:
Sun-hats, Sun glasses, Alcohol (if you desire). Remember to be compact with your items so you don't inconvenience others on the Bus and dress casually smart