Port Harcourt for business and pleasure, as well

Port Harcourt - merchants and oil companies

Port Harcourt lies in a gulf in Southern Nigeria. It's a major merchant port and an important center for the oil industry. Lying one hour by air from Lagos, Port Harcourt is a much visited town where commerce and economy play a central role in the town's life. Aside from oil, you will also find production sites for a whole range of items destined for export: tobacco, timber, metals…
Whether you are travelling to Port Harcourt on business or for leisure, Air France provides flights from the US into Port Harcourt airport. There is more to this port than industry and commerce, however, and you can look forward to discovering places of interest, delicious cuisine, and entertainment during your stay.

Things to do in Port Harcourt

Settle into your hotel, of which there is a varied choice, from mid-range to prestige establishments, such as the Hotel Presidential, a once grand hotel, which now welcomes business travelers. The Novotel hotel in Port Harcourt is ideal if you are travelling with your family - large rooms with extra bedding for children and kids' menus at the hotel restaurant. For more about accommodation, visit the official Nigerian tourist board website .
For a taste of the local lifestyle, visit the Borikiri market and samplethe spicy dishes of Nigerian cuisine, buy local wares of all sorts, and simply enjoy the busy and vibrant atmosphere! For young and old, the Port Harcourt Zoological Gardens opens its gates to Africa's wildlife: big cats, elephants, reptiles, monkeys… the Zoological Gardens are a major attraction for both Nigerians and tourists visiting the town. The Port Harcourt Zoo lies in the Trans Amadi district of town. Book a guided tour for a day out along the Izumini River. Getting out and about is relatively easy: an elaborate bus network, taxis, and rental cars are all available. The English language is spoken everywhere, in addition to the Igbo language.
You can eat very well in Port Harcourt; you may wish to taste yams, soups, and Suya. Buy freshly cooked food from a street vendor or try the many restaurants: Nigerian, Thai, Indian, and other cuisines of the world will suit your palate and mood…

Air France to Port Harcourt

Book your flight to Port Harcourt with Air France online
Check for recommendations, security warnings with the US embassy tourist information board before making a reservation.