Olumo Rock is one of the most popular destinations in Nigeria and dates back to the 19th century. We will take you there with ease with our convenient guided private tour and a comfortable car that’s equipped with Wi-Fi.
Once you are on the Olumo Rock, it is always exciting to listen to the tales of this rock that served as a refuge during the inter-tribal wars. The complete climb without any shortcuts to the top of the rock will take you about 30 minutes. There is the option of using the stairs if you don’t want to climb. Our local tour guides will make the trip so much fun. As you hike up to the rock’s pinnacle; you will admire unbeatable views of the ancient city of Abeokuta. At the top of the rock, you will be able to see the amazing blue skies, the vegetation and just revel in the beauty of nature. If you love nature, scenery with some peace and quiet, this is for you.
At the base of the rock, there is an Art gallery that features some local artworks including a museum with interesting artifacts.
The next step after Olumo Rock tour is the Olusegun Obasanjo Library Tour, the only presidential Library in West Africa owned by a former Nigerian president.
OLUMO ROCK TOUR AND OOPL TOUR
- Your tour starts with a 90mins drive from Lagos to Olumo Rock. The complete climb without any shortcuts to the top of the rock will take you about 30 minutes. There is the option of using the stairs if you don’t want to climb. Our local tour guides will make the trip so much fun as you learn the history and mysteries of the rocks You will also visit the mini museum at Olumo Rock to experience and appreciate the local art and craft.
- The Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) is more than just a place to read books. It houses a couple of facilities you can visit starting from welcome pavilion that houses Artifacts room and a cinema. The main library building is a museum which gives you insights to Olusegun Obasanjo's life from childhood to his rise in the army and presidential career. . Other attractions at the center include a Wildlife Park, Bamboo Grove Bar, Adire & African Fabrics, cultural village, among others.