Gorilla & City Tour

Take a chance of this combined tour to the most pristine rainforest in the world, the Cross River rainforest, and a city tour of Calabar - the first capital of modern-day Nigeria. This tour package offers tourists an unmatched experience of seeing gorillas in their natural mountain habitat, as well as encounters with the drill monkeys - an ape specie that is only found in two other countries in the world.

Calabar is a treasure trove of Nigeria's pre-colonial history, and it is our pleasure to share these truths about Nigeria with you, including visits to relics of African indigenous civilisations, early Christian missions, slave trade centres and the local cults. Holiday Nigeria 'Gorilla & City Tour' is a showcase of the world’s most bio-diverse tourist destinations, hence tour package offers wildlife tours, adventure tours, national history tours and marine tourist activities. 


Abridged Tour Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrival to Calabar and transfer from airport to the hotel.

Day 2:  Calabar City tour - Visit Mary Slessor Mausoleum, the Marina waterfront, Tinapa Resort, and more.

Day 3:  Visit the Afi Mountain of Gorillas, Drill monkeys & chimpanzees, meet the Drill: “Mikimikii” that has been in captivity since 1994 and the famous Drill: “Kikelomo” with her twin.

Day 4:  Swim at the Bona Waterfall pool. A cool and serenading swimming adventure.           

Day 5:  Visit the Kayang gorilla station and other eco-tourist attractions in the area.

Day 6:   Departure to Calabar airport for the onward trip home.


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 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 the cost of lunch and dinner.

There is also return airport transfers using an air-conditioned salon car, or a minibus, with a private chauffeur and tour guides services.

At every location, there would also be tour guides, light refreshments 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.


COSTS FROM: N350, 000 (per adult), N600, 000 (per couple) and N250, 000 (per child)

The Cost of this Gorilla and City tour package is NGN 350,000 per person sharing -  available for 4 persons travelling together. 


Other Terms and Conditions apply

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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 fits your travel interests.

You may put a call through to us via +234 811 422 7771, +234 802 312 1935 (8am to 6pm week days) or +234 803 707 1130 (weekend hotline) or start a conversation about this or other Holiday Nigeria ™ tour packages on


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