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Book Cheap Flights to Jos

Jos: The Plateau State's capital city boasts one-of-a-kind landscapes and beautiful people

The city of Jos is located in the Middle Belt of Nigeria. With a population of approximately 900,000 people, Jos is proudly referred to as the “Home of Peace and Tourism”. The gorgeous landscapes are what make this city truly breathtaking and worth a visit. Popular attractions in Jos are Shere Hills, Assop Falls and Pandam Game Reserve.

Cheap flights to Jos are available for a limited time, so make sure to catch a priceless flight to this dynamic destination. The city of Jos is home to Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS), which is a 45-minute drive from the city centre of Jos.

Why visit Jos

jollof rice

Cuisine

Taste the scrumptious food found in this capital of the Plateau State. You’ll discover delicious food such as jollof rice, yams, and the popular delicacy, gwote.

rocks

Hikes

There are amazing trails to hike with rewarding views over the city and magnificent rock formations. Shere Hills is a favourite amongst mountain climbers and hikers.

lions

Wildlife

Head to Jos Wildlife Park and see an incredibly diverse range of animals, including lions, monkeys and elephants. The conservation centre and zoological garden will teach you all about the importance of wildlife.

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip

Country Nigeria
Currency Nigerian Naira
Language English / Hausa / Yoruba
Hub Airport Yakuba Gowon Airport (JOS)
Time Zone GMT +1
Travel Adaptor Type D / G

Best time to visit Jos

The city of Jos enjoys a much more temperate climate than the rest of Nigeria. The best time to visit Jos is from January to June and October to December, as the city experiences lovely warm temperatures with average levels of rainfall.

Weather & Climate in Jos

Average temperature (°C) & rainfall chance (mm) per month

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Low °C 13°C 15°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 13°C
High °C 27°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 28°C 27°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 28°C 28°C 27°C
Rainfall (mm) 0.4 3 30 93 160 199 304 290 198 38 0.3 0.5

Jos, the “Home of Peace and Tourism”, is situated along the middle belt region of Nigeria. It is the capital city of the Plateau State. This city boasts truly unique features rarely found throughout the rest of Nigeria, thanks to the geography of the Plateau State. The cooler temperatures have made Jos a favourite Nigerian destination amongst tourists.

Visit Jos for its interesting features such as Shere Hills, Wase Rocks and Kurra Falls. The beautiful landscapes make Jos a one-of-a-kind Nigerian destination, waiting to be explored! Get ready to see the fruitful greenery, rivers and amazing rock formations. Jos is a destination that will keep all adventurous tourists busy with its extensive array of things to do. This city is abundant with culture, history and delicious food.

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All travellers heading to Jos must ensure that they have all their routine vaccinations before travelling to the city. These vaccinations include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, varicella (chickenpox), polio, and your yearly flu shot. In addition to these vaccines, you will need a yellow fever certificate to enter Nigeria. Travellers to Jos are also advised to get vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid and malaria.

Jos is considered a safe destination to visit and explore. You are advised to stay vigilant as you would when visiting any foreign city. Safety tips for travelling in Jos:

• Avoid walking alone at night

• Do not use roadside ATMs

• Cash is king! This way you can avoid credit card fraud

• Always carry your ID or copy of passport with you

• Keep your electronics and jewellery hidden when in public places

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