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3 Country Adventure Tour Of Highlights Of Benin ,Togo & Ghana
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Rural Experience, Culture, History

  • Duration

    12 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    Dutch, English, French, German, Italian

Description

Explore the slave trails and routes in the African cities and see the Agia tree where Christianity was first preached. visit the top museums and churches in Benin. Also, discover Ouidah, the birthplace of Voodoo and explore the akodesewa fetish market in Togo. Enjoy the hospitality of Ghana whilst visiting Elmina and capecoast slave dungeons.

Highlights
  • Touch base in Lagos Nigeria the commercial capital.
  • Explore the lekki conservation center and major landmarks.
  • Visit Abomey royal palace museum in the city of Benin
  • Visit the Badagry slave museum
  • Follow the infamous slave routes and visit the slave memorials 
  • Tour of Ouidah, the place where voodoo was first practiced 
  • Accra city tour and check out the Elmina and capecoast castle.
  • Day 1: Monuments in Lagos expand_more
    • Visit the monuments and sites like the Slave Market, first-storey building in Nigeria, where Bishop Ajayi Crowther translated the English Bible to Yoruba and the Black Heritage Museum
    • Experience a traditional durbar of chiefs and take a journey through the remains of the tragic slave-trade era. Visit the following highlights - the Slave Cells (Barracoon), Early Missionaries Cemetery, the Mobee Family Slave Relics, the first primary school and first church in Nigeria and the Agia Tree under which the Christianity was first preached and the Point of No Return.
    • Receive your local traditional name during the naming ceremony dating back to centuries. It will be attended by the local chief who will help you learn about the legacies of the Lagos local traditions.

    Stay in a 3-star Hotel or the Whispering Palms depending on your choice.

  • Day 2: Benin Tour expand_more
    • Visit the Cotonou Dantokpa Fetish market and handicraft centre. This will be followed by a tour of the Temple of pythons, a site of historical and modern symbolism and spiritual practice for the people of Nigeria. 
    • Next, go to the Abomey royal palace museum where you can enjoy learning about the fascinating Fon tribal mask dance called Geleden.
    • Get a chance to know about the Alada (Arba), a GBE language, meaning it originated from a cluster of 20 related languages spoken between the Ghana and Nigeria. 
    • Visit the Dassa-Zoume, a catholic mainland in central Benin, one of the modern cities of the country with some of the top attractions for you to visit. 
    • After the city tour, head for the jungles and visit the Pendjary National Park, the most maintained and interesting national park in West Africa. 
    • Before you end the day, visit the Bobo Dioulasso, the second largest city of the country and home to the local Bobo-speaking community. 
  • Day 3: Lome - Ouidah Tour expand_more
    • Start your day with a visit to the Lome fetish market, or the Akodessawa fetish market as it is popularly known. 

    • Head towards Ouidah, the birthplace of Voodoo. The city is known for its monuments including the famous 'Door of No Return'. 

    • You can also take a tour of the blossoming wildlife and nature in the city of Benin with a tour of the Sacred Forests, a collection of around 2940 protected forests in the country. 
    • After coming back from the forests, you can visit the memorial arch in the city of Ouidah, built to commemorate the African slaves who perished in the 19th century. Some slave trails and routes can educate the tourists about the journey of these African slaves from one part of the country to another. 
  • Day 4: Mole National Park - Market tours - Departure expand_more
    • The final day of the tour starts with a visit to the Mole National park, one of Ghana's largest wildlife refuges located in the Savanna region. 

    • Next, catch protected hippos beat the heat at the Witchaou hippos sanctuary, home to one of the two remaining hippopotamus populations in the world. After the hippos, hop on for a royal visit to Wa Na’s ancient royal palace. This palace belongs to the king of the Wala people, who are said to be a majority in the Upper Western region of Ghana.

    • At the Bolga Basket market, learn the art of making durable and useful African baskets. These baskets are made from Elephant grass, which is in abundance in the region. 

    • Visit the Djenne Mosque, constructed on the flood plain of the Bani river. The heritage site stands where the first mosque was built in the 13th century. 

    • Spend your evening at the Somadougou Sunday & Monday market and shop before you leave for your next destination.

What's Included
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation

  • Entrance fees

  • Logistics

  • Your private local tour guide

  • Invitation letter/documents for visa acquisition

What's Excluded
  • Food and drinks

  • Accommodation

  • Purchases of a personal nature

Know before you go
  • The guide will meet at the agreed time at your hotel with a private chauffeured, air-conditioned car (SUV) or van.
  • The Badagry Cultural Festival is held every year in the month of August. A special tour package lets you become a part of the festival, which takes place from Aug 17th to Aug 25th every year. You will have the opportunity to be a part of the festival with other tourists and a cruize to visit the historical town of Badagry.
  • The cost of the tour package is customisable and subject to the number of tourists. Please enquire if your party has more than 7 pax.
Meeting Point

Lagos, Nigeria

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 2USD 1900 Per Group

This is a private tour

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USD 1900 / group

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