Travelling by road is an amazing experience, depending solely on your destination, purpose of visiting and mode of transport. It is also fun, exciting and adventurous. It enables you to sight see, interact and take pictures along the way.
You too can do it either with friends or alone. All you need are your Nigerian passport, Yellow card and cash.
The journey from Nigeria to Ghana by road is quite a long one but it’s the scenic route. Ghana is beautiful, especially when you travel by road. Also, ensure to arm yourself with your passport, yellow card and Cedis before travelling to avoid extortion. You can also get a bus from Jibowu or Maza maza heading to Accra or Weija.
Togo is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. The country extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, where its capital Lomé is located.
Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometers. To get to Mali you can board a vehicle from Togo or go Northern Ghana to board a bus.
Benin has lot of amazing places for sight-seeing and fun activities, places like Hotel Benin Marina Beach, The Pendjari National Park and Cotonou craft market.
If you won’t be traveling with a transport company, you can board a bus at Mile 2 Motor Park in Lagos going to the borders of Seme. From there, you can board a taxi to Cotonou.
Mauritania is a beautiful country and traveling by road allows you to see beautiful places. To get to Mauritius you take a bus to Bamako (Mali) and from there board a big bus to Nouakchott, run by Sonef which costs US$65 and would take you 31hrs (including a wait at the border of 4 hours). From Nouakchott, catch a minibus to Nouadhibou (US$20, about 6 hours).