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10 Days Culture tour itinerary for benin: Visit Ghanian Highlights With Spooky Voodoo Festival

Abomey Calavi, Accra, Cape Coast, Cotonou, Lome, Ouidah

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Visit Ghanian Highlights with Spooky Voodoo Festival

Travel to Cotonou

Cotonou-Benin

Experience the voodoo festival in the ouidah Benin Republic. Enjoy the fascinating Venice of West Africa and explore Lome Togo, Accra and Cape Coast/Elmina Castle in Ghana.

DAY 01

Cotonou Benin Republic

Arrival

  • Be picked up by the confidence and his assistant.

  • Drive to Ouidah and drop off at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 02

Ouidah Benin Republic

Voodoo Festival/Python temple. 

  • Participate in and experience the Voodoo Festival.

  • Explore the Python Temple, the Gate of No Return, and the Slave Museum in the Ouidah Benin Republic.  

DAY 03

Ganvie

Ganvié – Cotonou.

  • Transfer by car and canoe to Ganvié, the ‘Venice of Africa’.

  • Experience the lives of these people who live on the water, discover the local birdlife.

DAY 04

Abomey

  • Head to Abomey.

  • Visit the surprising underground village of Agongou into, which served as a hiding place for warriors. 

  • Visit the Town of Kings. Abomey – Take a guided tour of the ancient royal palace of Abomey listed as a UNESCO world cultural heritage.

  • Return to Ouidah Benin.

DAY 05

Lome


  • Travel to Togo. After a two hour drive, you will be assisted through Togo immigration then begin the city tour of Lome and vicinity.

  • Visit the Independence Square, the Artisans village, the national museum, the Fetish market– the heart of traditional medicine, Art Street and the grand Marché, and realm of the famous Nana Benz ladies.

Overnight at Hotel Napoleon or similar.



DAY 06

Togoville

  • Visit the slave house in Agbodrafo. Continue to Togoville, a red-earth village which was the homeland of numerous slaves taken to Haiti. Here, you will find magic remedies and voodoo charms used by local sorcerers.

  • Return to Lomé.    

DAY 07

Lome/Accra Ghana

  • Assist through immigrations and cross into Ghana.

  • Embark on a 3-hour drive to Accra. 

  • Arrival and check into hotel for relaxation (maybe a night out at Osu oxford street or 233 Jazz bar).  

DAY 08

Accra City Tour

  • Visit historical landmarks such as W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Independence/Black Star Square, National Museum.

  • Explore more places such as the Osu (formerly Christiansborg) Castle- the previous seat of the Ghanaian Presidency, Jamestown, Flagstaff House. 

DAY 09

Capecoast /elemina

  • Visit St. George Castle (also called Elmina Castle), recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, the cape coast slave castle where our ancestors were kept before they were shipped to America's and the Caribbean. 

  • Return to Accra.

Overnight in Accra. 

DAY 10

Relaxation and departure

  • Relaxation at Labade Beach Resort

  • Drive to the airport for departure. 

  • 1950 USD Per Adult (* 2 persons can be on this tour.)
  • Airport pick up 

  • Airport drop off 

  • Guide fee

  • Letter of invite for a visa to Ghana 

  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned car 

  • Budge accommodation with AC. 

  • Not included: 

  • International air flights 

  • Entrance fee 

  • Visa and visa fees 

  • Travel insurance and immunizations 

  • Between meal snacks & drinks or extra meals alcoholic beverages.   

  • Any hotel incidentals 

  • Any non-essential public transit took, for you and your guide 

  • Discretionary gratuity for excellent service.

  • Airport pick up and drop off 

  • Guide fee 

  • Transport 

  • Budget accommodation with AC 

Abomey Calavi, Accra, Cape Coast, Cotonou, Lome, Ouidah

Rural
Rural Experience Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Museum
Museum Tour
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