Post Image
  Social media has made it easier to discover new travel destinations and get inspiration for your next adventure. On Instagram, there are travel accounts dedicated to showcasing the beauty of Nigeria and promoting local travel. Here are some of the top Nigerian travel accounts you should follow:
Read more about Travel
  1. Irinajo_ng

This travel account takes you on a visual journey through Nigeria’s cities, villages and cultural events. With over 8,000 followers, they share stunning photography from their travels. Their feed captures everything from colourful markets to pristine waterfalls and mouth-watering local cuisine, within and outside the country.
  1. Lostinlagos12

As the name suggests, lostinlagos12 is all about exploring the sprawling city of Lagos and surrounding areas. With 79,000+ followers, it offers an insider’s guide to undiscovered gems, distinctive neighbourhoods, street art, historic sites and the vibrant food scene. From skyline views to backstreet cafes, this account celebrates both the popular and off-the-beaten-path parts of Nigeria’s largest metropolis.
  1. TVP Adventures

TVP Adventures is run by Nigerian backpackers and nature lovers. Their 7,000+ followers get a glimpse into incredible hiking trails, campsites, safaris and other outdoor adventures across the country. With a focus on sustainability, their photos and stories highlight Nigeria’s biodiversity, pristine wildernesses and efforts in conservation and eco-tourism.
Sign up for the Connect Nigeria daily newsletter
  1. Unravellingnigeria

The faces behind unravellingnigeria take you along as they unravel hidden secrets and treasures of Nigeria. With 10,000 followers, this is one of the top travel accounts focusing on Nigeria’s history, heritage and culture. From ancient archaeological sites to vibrant festivals and traditional arts, their posts give you an immersive experience.
  1. Travelwithapen  

travelwithapen is a creative travel blog focusing on Nigeria, Africa and other parts through the lens of photography, art, poetry and personal narratives. Its 1,000+ followers are treated to beautifully composed images paired with descriptive writings that evoke all the senses. This thoughtfully crafted account, run by Amarachi Ekekwe provides a deeper, more intimate perspective into diverse communities, customs and stories.
  1. Naijanomads

With over 51,000+ followers, naijanomads is one of Nigeria’s most popular travel accounts. Run by Mofe Runsewe, it takes you to both famous attractions and undiscovered hidden gems around the country and beyond. Their stylish photography and light-hearted storytelling offer relatable wanderlust inspiration, vacation tips and recommendations for the modern Nigerian traveller.
  1. Nigerianstraveltoo

nigerianstraveltoo puts the spotlight on lesser-known destinations and offbeat experiences across Nigeria. Its 27,000+ followers get an inside look at quirky attractions, small towns, mom-and-pop restaurants and other unique local treasures. The account aims to uncover a side of Nigeria many never get to see for an eye-opening adventure.
Register to attend the CN Business Mixer

Final Thoughts

Whether you’re a born-and-raised Nigerian looking for regional travel ideas or an outsider hoping to glimpse the country’s unfiltered beauty, these travel accounts offer perspectives. With their captivating visuals and engaging storytelling, they can stir your curiosity and motivation to explore more of what Nigeria has to offer. Just be warned – their wanderlust-inducing feeds may have you booking your next Nigerian getaway sooner than expected!
Got a suggestion? Contact us:

You might also like:
This article was first published on 30th May 2024


Chidiogo Shalom Akaelu holds a degree in English and Literary Studies, from the University of Nigeria. She is a freelance writer, editor and founder of Loana Press, a budding online publishing outlet.

Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *