Going for Vacation This Holiday – See Countries Nigerians Can Go Without Visa This Season


The year 2019 is almost coming to an end and it is the holiday  season and lots of people will be going on holidays, vacations to unwind from all the stress and hustling of the year.


Because of the way it is usually strenuous to acquire a visa in Nigeria because Nigeria’s passport ranks 83rd in the world, it is good we look the other way by seeing other options in making our dream vacations come true.

There are visa-free countries one can visit as a Nigerian for holidays as long as you hold a Nigerian passport. These are visa-free African countries although, some may require you apply for a visa at their point of entry or borders.

These countries include:


Djibouti is located in East Africa and is one of the best places you can visit from Nigeria. They may require you apply for a visa on arrival but at a cheaper rate.

Cape Verde Islands

This is a country which can also be said to be an island found on the West African coast. It is one of the most welcoming tourist destinations in Africa and West Africa in particular as it has good weather and beautiful locations and attractions that can give you a memorable vacation.


Rwanda has grown to become one of the tourist and investors destination in Africa and East Africa in particular. Visa is obtained on entry for just $100 for those with a Nigerian passport.


The superb culture, nice weather and exotic nature of the country has made it a great destination for newly wedded couples on honeymoon. They have good sites, shops and restaurants, cafes and more around the streets of Morocco which could make you turn your honeymoon into an excursion. Some may even decide not to go back to their countries again because of the sweet life filled with funfair in the country.


Kenya which is known mostly for its wildlife and love for nature, safari and historical places it offers has become a destination for tourists. Some cities to explore include Nairobi and Mombassa. They also require visa at the point of entry so when going, make a budget for it. The price isn’t certain yet.


Tourists and those on vacations can travel to Comoros without a visa from Nigeria, but you have to purchase one at arrival for $50. Comoros is an island which is made up of four developed islands with white sandy beaches, volcanoes, giant fruit bats and rainforests. They have good views and beaches one can take memorable pictures and your holiday will be worthwhile.


The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. It is known for its beaches, resorts and golfing. It a go to place for those looking for nice tourists sites and  fun as they have a captivating culture and festivals. Visa is free for your first 21days of stay.

Cote D’ivoire

Cote D’ivoire which is formerly known as Ivory Coast is a country located in West Africa which has several points of interests and sites to visit as a tourist. Notable of this is the beach resorts of Assinie, the Parc National del Tai, valleys of Man and the artsy Grand Bassam. You may also enjoy the lagoon boat tour or visit the open markets in Treichville or Cocody. Less I forget, it is absolutely visa free for Nigerian passport holders.


A visit to Ghana which is one of the neighbouring nations in West Africa close to Nigeria is also visa free for those with Nigerian passports. There are also nice attractions in Ghana to trill you.

Written By Steven Joseph

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