Arriving in Lagos

Book your flights to Lagos with Etihad Airways and become entranced with the sights and sounds of Africa’s second fastest growing city.

Plan Your Lagos Holiday

Lagos is one of the largest cities in all of Africa and the Port of Lagos is one of the busiest in Africa as well. This is a city that is quickly becoming a sought after vacation destination with its modern infrastructure and plethora of ocean beaches along the Atlantic. Not far from the 5 star hotels that line the beaches are several entertaining and informative tourist attractions like the Nigerian National Museum and Iga Indungaran.

Like most West African countries, Nigeria experiences a dry summer season, shouldered by very wet seasons, it’s the winter dry season when the weather is at its most pleasant. The peak tourist season to travel to Lagos is between December and March, and it is best to buy your tickets to Lagos early if coming at this time of year. Cheap hotels in Lagos are easy to find from April to July, when the weather is warm, but the rain is heavy. Flight deals to Lagos can be found year round with our Deals section.

Flying from Myanmar

Book one of our flights from Myanmar and enjoy the best in-flight service available. At Etihad Airways, we strive to ensure that our passengers experience the comfort that they deserve.

Major Airports in Myanmar

The main airport in Myanmar is Mandalay International Airport (MDL) and is located 35km away from the city centre of Mandalay. It is a modern airport with the capacity to receive three million travellers annually. The second international airport, Yangon International Airport (RGN), is 15km from the city centre of Rangoon.

Airport Transportation in Myanmar

You can take a bus to Mandalay International Airport if you want to be economical and have plenty of time to spare. There is no train to Mandalay International Airport, but it is usually best to take a taxi to Mandalay International Airport, at a reasonable cost.

There is also a bus to Yangon International Airport, which takes about 30 minutes. The best option, however, is to take a taxi to Yangon International Airport or to contact the hotel where you will be staying to inquire about the availability of their free shuttle services to and from the airport. At present, there are no trains to Yangon International Airport.

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Interested in Lagos? Consider Mandalay

Flying to the beautiful and exciting city of Mandalay couldn’t be any more convenient than with Etihad Airways.

Plan Your Excursion to Mandalay

Whether you are looking for something fun and exhilarating or relaxing, Mandalay has what you are looking for. After travelling up to Mandalay Hill, a traveler can catch a view of the gorgeous city and its surrounding countryside from 230 meters up. The Mandalay Palace is a magnificent complex that is home to the Cultural Museum, featuring sculptures, painting and furniture used by both King Mindon and King Thibaw. The cost of entering the museum is approximately $2 US per person.

The Shwenandaw Monastery is famous for its intricate wood-carvings. The Kuthodaw Pagoda, or the World’s Biggest Book, is a stone sculpture that was built in 1857. The Buddhist Bible is surrounded by 729 upright stone slabs with religious inscriptions.

The Atumashi Monastery is quite popular among men and women who fly to Mandalay. Build by King Mindon in 1857, the original structure burnt down in 1890. Fortunately, the grand monastery was rebuilt in the Nineties for visitors to enjoy.

Finally, a traveler to Mandalay can take the whole family to Yadanabon Zoological Gardens to see more than 300 different species of animals, including Burmese Roofed Turtles.

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