Tour of Osun State
30th Dec, 2018
20th Nov 2017 - 31st Dec 2018
Pickup is at 7am from your hotel/home address. Extra charges for use of professional cameras at the sites may apply and are not included. These are to be negotiated and paid at location.
Depart Lagos for Osogbo at 7am from Marina Car Park (opp UBA house). Enjoy the 4hr bus ride to Osun State. On arrival your tour will begin at the Osun Sacred Groves. You’ll explore the mysteries of this UNESCO World Heritage Site after which you will be given a tour of Suzanne Wenger House and the Nike Art Gallery.
You will have the option of learning the art of making batik with the traditional Osogbo motifs or your personal art if you prefer at a batik workshop. The workshop is optional and attracts an extra charge of N5,000 per person to be paid at the workshop. Fabric and all necessary tools will be made available. If you have fabric you wish to dye, you may bring it along.
After the workshop you will then head over to Ile Ife where you will visit the Ooni of Ife’s Palace after which you will be taken to your hotel to check in and wind down for the day. A swim and hot meal is recommended so bring along a bathing suit.
After breakfast you will be taken to explore the amazing seven level waterfalls at Erin Ijesha. The bus leaves at 8am. Prepare to get wet but it will be worth it. You’ll say goodbye to Osun State and depart for Lagos after this tour. The bus leaves for Lagos at 11am.