Calabar Carnival

Calabar Carnival festival in Nigeria also tagged " Africa's Biggest Street Party", was created in 2004. The carnival which begins on every 1 December and lasts till 31 December has boosted the cultural mosaic of Nigeria. Calabar Carnival is incontrovertibly the most successful tourism festival event in Nigeria and West Africa. The carnival is hosted in Calabar, the capital of Cross River State in South-South Nigeria. Typically, the carnival involves hundreds of people in groups with a kaleidoscope of costume display, street parties, Nigeria movie-star parades, and appearances by international celebrities.

Over the years, Holiday Nigeria organizes full inclusive tours complete with transportation, transfers, hotels, feeding, guided tours, security and souvenirs. Sign up now for our Calabar Carnival tour package and have a feel of Africa's warmest welcome and hospitality.

Abridged Tour Itinerary

Day 1:  Transfer from the airport to your Calabar hotel and be at leisure till dinner and evening night-out.

Day 2:  Guided tour of Calabar city and other landmark tourist sites in Calabar communities including the Duke Town and Mary Slessor tomb - the Missionary that stopped the killing of twins in South-South Nigeria.

Day 3:  Spend the day at different vintage points along the Carnival routes in Calabar. Or join the party as a guest member of a predetermined carnival troupe. A light lunch will be served including hand-packed snacks.

Day 4:   Departure


Gorilla Mountain Tour services include a one-night hotel with breakfast, guided tours around Calabar and other areas. Security is provided.

The cost of the tour package is subject to the number of tourists and the standard of hotels. So the rates are negotiable when you have groups.    

The entire tour package is on bed and breakfast basis only. Hence stated cost excludes of lunch and dinner.

There is also return airport transfers using a minibus. It is a private chauffeur and tour guides services (air-conditioned). This includes tour guides, refreshment and local souvenirs.

Cost Excludes:

All services of personal nature, like tips and gratuities, lunch, dinner, private trips and any service not expressly mentioned in the itinerary.

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Please Note:

HOLIDAY NIGERIA only provides a detailed tour itinerary/plan on demand. Typically, we design, plan and execute personal, family and group tours that meet your stated travel interests. Hence, the afore-stated itinerary is purposely abridged.

If you want a full descriptive itinerary/plan of this tour package, kindly click fill the booking form herein, or email us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may put a call through to us via +234 811 422 7771, +234 802 312 1935 (8 am to 6 pm weekdays) or +234 803 707 1130 (weekend hotline)

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