Benin and Togo Voodoo Discovery

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Lomé, Togo
  • Ends Lomé, Togo
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Voodoo A unique opportunity to witness the intriguing and esoteric rituals of West Africa.
  • Tamberma Remote fortified dwellings in the Atakora mountains.
  • Kloto Scenic highlands and walks in the tropical forest.
  • Abomey The impressive Royal palace, a UNESCO Heritage site.
The trip Benin And Togo Voodoo Discovery starts from and ends in Lomé. This is an active and outdoor trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Bermuda, Togo and Benin and visit Ganvie, Dassa, Koussou and 7 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This diverse trip through Benin and Togo is an opportunity to understand tribal cultures directly from a village Chief, discover the varied landscapes and learn about the controversial French colonisation and slave trade history. Voodoo - A unique chance to witness these intriguing and esoteric rituals Diverse landscapes - Spend a night in a remarkable stilt village on Lake Nokwe and walk through pristine rainforest Village Life - See traditional life up close and meet the friendly people of these two small but mighty West African countries
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  • Trisha
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“I would recommend this trip to any traveller who isn't too bothered by home comforts. Hot water, reliable electricity and WiFi were optional extras at times.
The Ethiopian people don't have a lot of material things but what they have they are willing to share. It was a real eye opener and is making me re-think how I live. I'm really glad I went there.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join trip in Lome
  • Day 2 : Lome city tour; Drive to Kpalime
  • Day 3 : Guided rainforest butterfly walk; fire dance in the evening
  • Day 4 : Drive to the Bassar region. Visit the clay houses and learn about the iron production
  • Day 5 : Visit the Kabye region and meet the Tamberma people in the Atakora mountains
  • Day 6 : Walk in the Atakora Mountain range and meet the Somba people
  • Day 7 : Drive to Natitingou; discover the town with its museum and market and then relax by the pool
  • Day 8 : Walk on the Taneka plateau visiting the Yom people. Afternoon drive to Dassa
  • Day 9 : Visit the town of Dassa and then the Royal Palace of Abomey
  • Day 10 : See the incredible Egun and Gelede mask ceremonies
  • Day 11 : Travel to incredible stilt village of Ganvie to spend a night in a stilt guesthouse
  • Day 12 : Visit Ouidah, the spiritual home of Voodoo; drive to Grand Popo
  • Day 13 : Zangbeto dancing mask ceremony and afternoon voodoo ceremony
  • Day 14 : Trip ends in Lome
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 2 nights comfortable hotel
  • 3 nights comfortable boat
  • 2 nights comfortable lodge
  • 7 nights simple camping
Meals
  • 13 Breakfast, 9 Lunch, 2 Dinner
Transport
  • Bus, Boat
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Cook, Driver(s), Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Lomé are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Benin and Togo Voodoo Discovery tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Benin and Togo Voodoo Discovery tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 266 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 28 November 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Benin and Togo Voodoo Discovery tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Benin and Togo Voodoo Discovery tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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