Enugu (Top of the Hill) is blessed with a lot of beautiful, natural landscapes, making it the perfect place to explore and hike around. Whether under a cool shelter of trees in the forest or on the golden hillsides, a wide variety of nature trails provide locations for leisurely strolls or strenuous mountain climbs. what makes hiking in Enugu different? Well, most hiking sites in Enugu and Nigeria don’t have trails marked out or hiking directions. So, to hike, one must always have a tour guide or a local to show then around
Milliken Hill, Enugu
Milliken Hill is a famous tourist attraction in the beautiful city of Enugu, Enugu State. The height of the hills above sea level is about 300m and at the foot of the hill is the first road that leads into the city of Enugu. Beneath the hills are tunnels, coal mines as well as the Iva valley. The Milken Hill can be found within Ngwo axis of Enugu North Local Government Area. The Milliken hill is the most popular and visited hill in Enugu, the hill is ideal for mountaineering and top choice for group and individual activities such as hiking, camping and more.
Udi hills Enugu
Udi hill is also referred to as the Ugwueme and Udi hills. These hills are known to rise hundreds of metres above sea level. In 1915, Udi hill was the site of the first coal mine to be opened in Nigeria. Today, the tunnels beneath the hills where coals were mined are now tourist attractions, playing hosts to visitors from all over the world. So if you’ll love to see what a coal mine looks like, then Enugu is the way to go. Either you are climbing the hill or exploring the mine tunnels, the Udi experience is such a beautiful one you are not likely to forget in a hurry.
Awgu hills, also known as Awgu range of hills is located in awgu local government of Enugu State. The hills have steep slopes and could attain an altitude of about 350–400 meters above sea level with mean slope angle of 15o and a modal class of 11o. Awgu range of hill has always been a top choice for so many adventure activities. individuals and groups visites the hills for one adventure activities or the other.
Omeje Hills, Enugu
Omeje Hills is located in nsukka part of enugu state, The Nsukka Plateau, which forms the main eastward-facing escarpment, extends about 80 miles (130 km) from Nsukka in the north to Enugu in the south. omeje hills has proved adventure lover with one of the most beautiful adventure hiking site as the hill has been a top choice location for adventure lover.
Idaw River Hill
Idaw river hill, a hill located in Idaw river, Enugu south of Enugu state. Idaw river hill is one of the numerous hill in Enugu state, although not the most popular of all the hills in the state, Idaw river has become one of the most popular choice location for group and individual who wants to go for picnic, hiking or just a place for relaxation.
The Onyeama Hill (Ugwu Onyeama) which is located in-between Ngwo 9th Miles and Enugu metropolis is a well known hill in Enugu but not for its beautiful landmark. Onyeama hill is one of the most popular hill in Enugu but has always been in the wrong site of news because of the hill rate of accident around the hill area through the Enugu-onitsha highway. But hill adventure lover, Onyeama hill is a great and ideal hiking site.
Akwuke hills is located within the akwuke beach environment, in Akwuke town, Enugu state. Akwuke is popularly known for its sand beach and amazing hills within the environment and has always been the most popular choice location for nollywood adventure movies because it its landmark. Akwuke Hills provides a great place for lovers of nature to relax and enjoy the atmosphere, it is also a suitable site for camping and picnicking with friends and family. A great site to enjoy the endowments of nature, People also use the Hill as a means of carrying out fitness activities such as hiking
U8, Also referred to as Ekweaju is one of the hill in the town of mmkau, in Awgu local government area. ugwu u8 as it is mostly called is one of the most popular hills in Awgu if not the most popular, the hill serves as a picnic site, mountain for prayer groups, etc, U8 hill also host the the popular gulder adventure show, Gulder ultimate search in 2008 tagged the ”lost chronicle” u8 hill is an ideal hiking site.
Ofesi hill, is located in the hill town of ugbo in Awgu local government area.. For adventure lover who want to experience what it feels like to hike the hills and jungles of ugbo. Ugbo wild life environment and ofesi hill will provide you with the most adventure hiking experience.