Imo is known as the Eastern heartland of Nigeria. Visitors who choose to stay here will discover a rich heritage of cultural traditions and festivals.
Access to Imo, part of South-Eastern Nigeria, is through the Sam Mbakwe Airport. This lies just under 30 km distance from the state's capital city Owerri. The presence of oil wells and industrial sites means that transportation around the state is reasonably easy by car or bus. The region boasts a pleasing climate making holidays enjoyable whatever the season.
Visitors to Imo can take a city tour of Owerri with its Italianate cathedral before enjoying a short cruise on the beautiful Oguta Lake. The Amadioha Shrine combines a mysterious past with the latest sporting facilities, offering something for everybody. The young at heart, whatever their age, will find plenty of fun things to do at Nekede Zoo and Owerri Amusement Park.