Abuja Holidays

Nigeria's capital city was built during the 1980s with the intention of creating a capital where no ethnic group was the majority. Today, Abuja's modern architecture and beautiful surrounding landscape makes it a exciting, albeit expensive, city to visit. The National Mosque is an iconic landmark and a must-see when …

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How to get to Abuja

Here's what you need to know about getting to Abuja. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Abuja takes 6 hours, 30 minutes.

When to go to Abuja

Typical Holiday Price

£752 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Abuja varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - October is the cheapest month to go to Abuja.

Things to see and do in Abuja

Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerWuse Market
Wuse Market
Boss | Trip by SkyscannerIBB Golf & Country Club, Asokoro
IBB Golf & Country Club, Asokoro
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerNational Mosque
National Mosque
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerAbuja Arts & Crafts Center
Abuja Arts & Crafts Center

Reviews of Abuja

Reggie Emmanuel  Nyamekye
Reggie Emmanuel Nyamekye

I had a good time in Abuja and I’d recommend it to any adventure lover. I’d personally would want to move there some day. Cheers Nigeria !

Grace Okoro
Grace OkoroDonetsk

its a chilling city,capital of Nigeria.i love to b here...its awesome,visit and see for yourself.

Dominique Crousel
Dominique Crousel

very dangerous: too much idiots and macho's with guns in Nigeria, extreme corruption too

Paulina & Robert
Paulina & RobertStockholm

Nigeria's Capital since 1991, Abuja is a young, purpose-built city, developped in the 1980's to alleviate the problems associated with the over-population of Lagos. It has, for obvious reasons, very little historical background, but the atmosphere here is extremely friendly, much quieter than Lagos. Among other things, there is a small, colorful marketplace and an impressive mosque.