Hiking tourism on the rise in Nigeria
13 April 2019 | 8:43 am
Nigeria is a hikers paradise with breathtaking landscapes, mountains and waterfalls. Young entrepreneurs are starting to offer more and more guided tours for tourists from home and abroad. There are trails for every skill level from moderately easy to the steepest.
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