Some might find this surprising, but there are actually lovely countries that Nigerians can travel to without a visa. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares four of these surprising countries that Nigerians can travel to without a visa.
Barbados, the birth country of Rihanna, welcomes Nigerians past their borders for a 6-month visa free stay. The country is 100 kilometers east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea and is also in the western area of the North Atlantic. It’s official language is English (which is great since that of Nigeria is also English) and it boasts of about 60 amazing beaches, a myriad of restaurants with mouthwatering dishes and shopping centers (particularly in Bridgetown, its capital city), where you can source for stunning jewelry and gorgeous clothes.
This southeast Asian nation offers Nigerians a 30-day visa on arrival in major airports like Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, as well as at major border crossings. Cambodia boasts of picturesque beaches that offer visitors a chance to enjoy some solitude, as well as a chance to explore other tourist attractions like the Banteay Srei and Tonle Sap. The people of Cambodia are also known to be kind, benevolent and welcoming.
This former Portuguese colony is another country that offers Nigerians visa-free entry. Cape Verde, an island country, can be found on the West African coast. Its weather is welcoming with nearly year-round sun because of its surrounding seas and it also boasts of stunning beaches, is quite easily accessible, has lively music and an incredible volcanic landscape. It is no wonder that tourism has been flourishing in Cape Verde and that it is one of the major centers of tourist attraction. Cape Verde’s official language is Portuguese while its national language is Kriolu. It is also one of the safer destinations for solo female travelers with loads of fresh fruits for tourists and guests to enjoy.
With over a thousand coral islands, Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean. It is known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs, and Nigerians can enjoy a stay in this beautiful nation visa-free for 30 days on arrival. Most of the islands in the Maldives are used mainly for tourism and agriculture, as the country can indeed be said to have a ‘rich and fresh bouquet of tourist attractions’ just waiting to be explored and enjoyed.