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We Went, Saw & Conquered


As you all know, we took a road trip to Ikogosi and Arinta Falls and it was amazing. As usual, the bus was filled with lots of conversations, games, snacks etc. After enduring traffic on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, 7 hours later we got to Ikogosi Resort and it was beautiful site to behold. It was nature at its finest and everyone was excited to get there.

Ikogosi Resort was built around the warm and cold spring to offer guests a unique experience with regards to accommodation. One can hear all of nature as you walk along the pathways and even at night while sleeping. I enjoyed my stay there and will definitely be heading back there. A big well done to the Ekiti State Government on this.

After settling into our rooms, it was time to go and see the hot and cold spring. Ikogosi warm spring is unique because it has both hot and cold spring flowing abreast each other but they do not mix. Our tour guide encouraged us to walk in the spring and it literally goes from hot to cold in a heartbeat while walking.

Our tour guide told us that the warm and cold spring represent two wives, the warm spring was a hot tempered woman while the cold spring was calm. They turned into springs due to a rift and their husband is said to be the tree overlooking them.


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After touring the hot and cold spring, taking pictures and selfies, we headed into town to get some pounded yam and egusi, Ekiti style (that’s their specialty). Headed back to the resort, took our food to the pool and had dinner.

After dinner, everyone changed and it was time for a pool party. The natural water from the spring is what flows into the swimming pool thereby making it a warm pool.It was a great way to end a long day.