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Full country Tour of Benin: Cultural and Spiritual Journey Through Benin


Activity Description

Cultural and Spiritual Journey Through Benin
Welcome to a 10-day odyssey, where culture and spirituality intertwine, exploring the heart of Benin. This journey will take you through the vibrant cities and serene landscapes, inviting you to embrace the rich cultural tapestry and spiritual heritage that define this West African gem.

Day 1: Arrival at Cotonou
• Receive a warm welcome at the airport with assistance for immigration and customs.
• Transfer to your hotel for debriefing.
• Enjoy a delectable dinner and settle in for the night.
Day 2: Porto-Novo – The Royal Capital
• Explore the Royal Palace of Porto-Novo, a testament to the local royal court’s unique architecture and traditions.
• Immerse yourself in African art and cultural artifacts at The Musée Da Silva.
• Witness the ingenuity of local architecture at Zamgbetor House.
• Embark on a boat ride along the mysterious Black River Adjarra.
• Experience vibrant Egungun Initiations and Performances.
• Overnight stay in Cotonou.
Day 3: Ganvie – The Venice of Africa
• Journey to Ganvie, a village built on water, and witness a unique way of life.
• Visit the intriguing Python Temple in Ouidah.
• Explore the enchanting Sacred Forest.
• Rest in Cotonou for the night.
Day 4: Ouidah – The Historical Hub
• Visit the Zinsou Foundation and engage with contemporary African art.
• Trace the harrowing history of the slave trade with a visit to the Slave Route and the Point of No Return.
• Be captivated by Zangbetor performances.
• Unwind at the beach.

Day 5: Possotome – Nature’s Bounty
• Discover the natural wonders of Possotome Gite.
• Rejuvenate in the thermal spring.
• Set sail on Lake Aheme, exploring its scenic beauty.
• Retreat for a serene night in Ouidah.
Day 6: Ouidah to Abomey – Heritage and History
• Delve into history at the Museum of Abomey.
• Get lost in the vibrant fetish market.
• Explore the subterranean village of Agoingointo.
• Experience an enthralling Voodoo performance with a local fetish priest.
Day 7: Abomey to Natitingou – Mystique and Marvel
• Pause at the sacred Place Dancoli.
• Journey to Taneka korko and Taneka Béri; delve into the cave of Taneka Béri.
• Visit a Fulani settlement, an epitome of culture.
• Marvel at the Kota Falls, a masterpiece of nature.
• Rest under Natitingou’s starry skies.
Day 8: Koussou Kouangou – Cultural Immersion
• Connect with the Tata-Somba and the Belvedere.
• Explore the Royal Museum of Natitingou.
• Be regaled with stories at the Royal Palace of Kouandé.
• Marvel at the Tanougou Waterfalls and hot springs (31 km from Koussou Kouangou).
• Enjoy the serenity of Natitingou once more.
Day 9: Natitingou to Ketou – The Sacred Journey
• Pay homage at the Akaba Idena, The Sacred Door.
• Visit Aitan Ola (The Sacred Garbage Pile).
• Savor a cultural extravaganza with Guelede.
• Return to Cotonou with a stop at the Amazon statue.
Day 10: Departure
Your journey ends, but the memories of Benin’s rich cultural and spiritual tapestry will stay with you forever.
Join us on this immersive expedition where history, spirituality, and culture converge to create an unforgettable adventure through Benin.


Duration218 hours
WhenAll year round.
WeatherNot Applicable
What to WearComfortable shoes Comfortable clothing
Things to Bring.
Guests or SpectatorsOnly paying guests allowed.


Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsKindly Note That All Children Under 18 Require The Correct Documents When Traveling Across Borders.
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions


1. Guide fee
2. transport in A/C vehicles
3. Wifi
4. bottled water


1. Guide fee
2. transport in A/C vehicles
3. Wifi
4. bottled water



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