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Ikom is a local government area in Cross River State in South South Nigeria. Ikom is known as a major producer of banana and plantain. The majority of its occupants are farmers.


Ikom is one of the few developing local governments in Cross River State. In 2006, it was home to 162,000 people.

Get in[edit]

You can get into Ikom from Calabar by road. It takes about 4 hours for the journey. It is accessible only via road. There are several transportation services from all part of Nigeria to Ikom. They include Peace mass, Young shall grow and Cross country.

Get around[edit]

The area is accessible by road only. The major mode of transportation is by motorcycle. You can take a bike to anywhere in that area for just #100.


  • Agbokim waterfall is one beautiful sight to behold at Ikom. It is a natural waterfall with up to 6 colours changing intermediately.
Ikom monolith
  • 1 Ikom monoliths. A series of about 300 volcanic-stone monoliths between 0.3 and 1.8 metres (1 and 6 feet) high, and are laid out in some 30 circles located around Alok in the Ikom area. They believed to have been engraved between the 16th and 20th century CE. Ikom monoliths (Q2092047) on Wikidata Ikom monoliths on Wikipedia



There is a central market located in the park where you can buy stuffs you need. There are also supermarkets like Nyomart Supermarket located at ochedore.

  • Four corner at ochedore is where you can buy all electronics appliances
  • Emco Supermarket, +234 706 942 0042. 24 hours.
  • Surplus Value Supermarket. M-sa 8am-9pm.
  • Bliss Super Market.
  • Moninkim up market.


Resturants can be found at

  • Hotel 45
  • Mr Nice
  • Side view hotel
  • Ukamaka Restaurant, Oche-Dore St, Ikom.
  • Cas Restaurant.
  • Chi-Chis.
  • Hi Inn Spot, Oche Dore St, Ikom.
  • M & B Restaurant, Obudu-Ikom Road.
  • De Queens. M-sa 8am-7pm.
  • Cool Breeze Garden and Resort, Mission Road, Ikom, +234 705 310 9785.
  • Achufa Suites And Bar, 13 Agric road, Ikom. 24 hours.


Drinks can be gotten from the places above too but you can also check out the listing below for some nice drinks.

  • ATM BAR, No 1, Behind CRBC, State, Ikom. 24 hours.
  • Achufa Suites And Bar, 13 Agric road, Ikom. 24 hours.
  • Restaurant bar hotel.
  • Wisdom Kitchen And Bar, +234 803 383 7445. 24 hours.


There are various hotels at Ikom with prices ranging from 5k - 15k. Hotels at Ikom include

  • Hotel 45. This is the most popular hotel in this area.
  • Jorany Hotel Resort Ikom, +234 807 177 7444. #18500.
  • Heritage Hotel and Suites, +234 905 984 9543. #5000.
  • Jandged Hotel, Plot 41 GRA Ebusan Cresent, Ikom. #5000.
  • Hotel De Genesy & Gardens, 41 Border Road Four Corners, Ikom, +234 816 640 3721.
  • Bistona Hotel Limited, Plot 8, Block 5, Phase A, State Housing Estate, Ikom, +234 814 481 7011.
  • Ebenezer Beim excellence hotel, 78a ogoja road ikom Cross River state. Beside winner chapel church., Ikom, +234 817 791 3825.
  • Prince International Hotel, 1, Etomi Road, Ikom.
  • Omalis Hotel Enterprise, 52 Border Road, 4/Corners, Ikom.


There is Mtn, Airtel, Glo and Etisalat at Ikom with both 3g/4g services

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