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5 breathtaking places in Nigeria you'd rather be right now

Take these amazing spots in Nigeria that might just spark the inspiration for your next trip.

1. Farin Ruwa Waterfalls, Nasarawa

Farin Ruwa Waterfalls is a captivating waterfall; tumbling 150 metres high and 50 metres wide creating a breathtaking natural spectacle.

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The falls has its source on the Jos plateau, in the Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State. The falls, as a result of its white colour, appears in the distance to the inhabitants of the Farin Ruwa area like white smoke on the mountains. This white nature of the falls earned it the name Farin Ruwa from the inhabitants.

2. Yankari Game Reserve

Yankari Game Reserve is a large wildlife park located in the south-central part of Bauchi State, Nigeria.

It covers an area of about 2,244 square kilometres (866 sq mi) and is home to several natural warm water springs, as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna.

The reserve is also a vast village to animals such as primates, waterbucks, bushbucks, oribi, elephants, crocodiles, hippopotamus, roan gazelle, wild ox and countless species of monkeys.

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Another interesting feature of the reserve is the Wikki Warm Spring, which is great spot to unwind and cool oneself.

3. Gembu, Taraba State

Gembu is just pure beauty. It sits on the Mambilla Plateau, the highest point in Nigeria. Higher than Jos and Obudu. Temperatures go as low as 13 degrees at night.

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Almost all the tea we drink in Nigeria is made in Gembu. The state can grow Coffee, Grapes and Apples.

4. Kajuru Castle, Kaduna

Kajuru Castle is everything beautiful and magical. Go create memories in a stainless swimming pool, sauna, barbecue spot and beautifully furnished accommodation facilities.

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Enjoy the scenic landscapes and forests while at it.

5. Ado-Awaye Mountains, Iyake

Explore Africa's only suspended lake in Ibadan. Iyake Lake is one of the 2 “suspended” lakes in the world. The first is “Hanging Lake” located on Glenwood Canyon’s cliff in Colorado. It is said to be the main god of fertility of the Mountain.

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