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5 Reasons You Will Love Touring Calabar

Calabar is unarguably Nigeria’s tourism hub and haven. If you so desire
to explore Nigeria, you must include Calabar on your itinerary. Jumia
shares reasons you will love touring Calabar.

Uncountable tourist attractions
Calabar blessed is blessed with endless tourist attractions. Anyone
visiting the state should be ready to be treated to virgin forests,
resorts, hills, waterfalls and mountain. Leading the pack in terms of
popularity is the Obudu Cattle Ranch. Other Calabar attractions include
Tinapa Lakeside Resort, Kwa Waterfalls, Drill Ranch and National Park.
Great hospitality
Calabar people are synonymous with hospitality. They are very hospitable
which is why over the years, it has become a choice destination for
tourists besides its many tourist destinations. They are accommodating
and they have a medley of cuisines that will leave you desiring for
more. As a Nigerian, you must have heard of the soup duo-Edikaikong and
Afang. This is just a tip of the iceberg. There is more if you visit
Calabar.
Education
Going on tour is education in itself. There is so much to learn while
travelling. However, for Calabar, it is different. Tourists who intend
to visit the state should include the slave museum on their to-do lists.
You will go down memory lane as you will be told about the sad and dark
days of slavery in Calabar and much more.
Host the biggest carnival/festival in Africa
The Calabar carnival is usually tagged as Africa’s biggest street party.
Whether you believe it or not, Calabar is the place to be in December.
You will definitely have a thrilling and indelible experience.
It is a clean city

Calabar boasts of a relatively clean environment especially when you
compare it to other cosmopolitan cities in Nigeria. The fact is tourists
won’t visit a place where the streets are littered.
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Tony Orji

Dr. Tony Orji is the founder and owner of Success Tonics Blog. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

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