Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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Private Tour Itinerary

Private Tour Itinerary

Total Duration : 4 Nights / 5 Days


Day 1 : Departure from Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar.

Meet up at the stated time with other tourists signed up for the vacation where all tourists are checked in and given necessary pre-departure briefing. Upon arrival  at the Tinapa Lakeside hotel, you will be treated to a warm reception with the Motley signature chapman. Group arrival photograph is scheduled after which you will be checked into your room.
Meals included: Dinner on arrival
Accommodation included : Overnight stay at the Tinapa Lakeside Hotel.

Day 2 : Explore the city of Calabar

Visit the fiftheenth century slave trading warehouse on the Marina beach where exhibits of the local slave market including shackles and chains and a variety of currencies used to buy humans at the time.
Continue to Mary Slessor house. A missionary worker of the United Presbyterian church who is remembered for putting a stop to the abhorrent traditional practice of putting twins and their mothers to death. Explore her caravan which has now been rebuilt into a more permanent structure. You also get to visit the Tomb of Mary Slessor.
After the city tour, you get grooving with fun and excitement at the waterpark in Tinapa. Enjoy the grill and assorted drinks available on sale. Feel groovy with the blast from the woofers rendering thrilling music to make your time memorable. After a well deserved rest, roll out to join the carnival train on the streets of Calabar - Africa's biggest street party. (If you want the costume, we can arrange for you at a fee)
Meals included : Breakfast and Dinner.
Accommodation included : Overnight stay at the Tinapa Lakeside Hotel

Day 3 : Explore the wildlife of Cross River.

Wake up to a beautiful morning, take a walk and refresh yourself in preparation to visit the wildlife at the Cross River National park. A worthy experience.
Enjoy an amazing boat cruise on the Tinapa lake overlooking the palace of the Obong of Calabar. You also get a view of the Calabar seaport and the International conference center. A moonlight experience, This is followed by private time while other tourists take turns for their cruise.
After a well deserved rest for the evening, roll out again to join the carnival on the streets of Calabar. A funtastic night for all. (Costumes can be arranged for tourists at a fee).
Meals included : Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation included : Overnight stay at the Tinapa Lakeside Hotel.

Day 4 : Feel the pulse of the breathtaking waterfall cascade

Enjoy the spectacular waterfall located in a narrow steep gorge on the headwaters of the Kwa river. characterized by well arranged staircase of 234 steps from the top to bottom. Swell into the sand beach which is the icing on the cake for the days adventure. Indeed, Kwa falls is Nigeria's own paradise.
Spend the early part of the evening in an entertaining games arcade where you engage in different games to usher you into yet another round of carnival fun on the streets of Calabar.
This is the final night in Calabar and the city will be on shutdown. Start the day with taking a recap walk around the facility at your leisure (random photo and video shoot will be ongoing). Competition amongst participating cities (Lagos, Enugu, Abuja, Portharcourt and Calabar) will be held at the arcade. Winner will emerge as the Motley faces for 2020 vacation.
Early set out for the Calabar city shutdown at the carnival grounds. Memories will be made, special parades and barbeque party. Mega fun to close the vacation experience. Refreshments are out of pocket at the carnival grounds.
Meals included : Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation included : Overnight stay at the Tinapa Lakeside Hotel

Day 5 : Vacation comes to a memorable end

After breakfast, you get your bags into the bus for departure to where the tour started. And its a wrap.