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Makoko Floating Community Tour

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Explore the Makoko community, the world’s largest floating village which lives on stilt houses on water. Discover Lagos’s own Venice on this guided canoe ride through the watery fishing neighborhood.

Highlights

  • Explore world’s largest floating village
  • Get educated about its history and why they decided to settle on water
  • Experience the day today lives of the people

Description

Explore the Makoko community in Lagos, the world’s largest floating village which lives principally on stilt houses on water. Discover Lagos’s own Venice on this guided canoe ride through the watery fishing neighborhood, built on stilts overtop canals. The area is home to at least 850,000 people, although some estimates indicate closer to 1,000,000 floating city dwellers. Our local tour guide will educate you about the history of the community and why they decided to settle on water. This trip gives you an opportunity to experience the day today lives of the people, how they cope with the raining season, their occupation and many more. There will be a stopover at head of the community’s (Baale) house and the primary school in the community which is also built on

Includes

Hotel pick up and drop-off Private Transportation Guided Tour Bottled Water Soft Drinks Entry tickets and taxes Alcoholic Beverage Wifi on-board

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