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Voodoo Festival


Activity Description

Explore the magic of Benin’s Voodoo Festival in January 2024. Witness ancient traditions, colorful rituals, and vibrant dances. Join us for an unforgettable, culturally immersive experience. Witness awe-inspiring ceremonies, colorful rituals, and vibrant dances. Our expertly curated tour will offer an authentic and respectful exploration of Vodoun culture, making this a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those seeking to embrace the spiritual and cultural richness of Benin. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this mesmerizing festival.

Day 1: Arrival
• Morning arrival at Gnassingbé Eyadéma International Airport
• Pick up by a Festival Guide
• Visit the Akodessewa fetish market and Lome Musee
• Check-in and relaxation at the hotel
Day 2: Agbodrafo Slave House | Togoville | Market | Beach
• Visit the Agbodrafo slave house (UNESCO world heritage site)
• Continue to Togoville, the origin of Togo
• Explore the Asigame market
• Relax at the beach and watch the sunset
Day 3: The Batammeribe Tribe
• Experience a day with the Batammariba people in their Tata’s
• Drive to Karra
• Evening at a local restaurant in Karra with cultural performances
• Overnight in Karra
Day 4: Karra-Benin | Taneka Korko | Kota Waterfalls
• Visit the Taneka settlements and Fulani Tribes
• Explore Koussoukoingou
• Visit the Kota waterfalls at the Atakora department
• Stay overnight in Natitingou
Day 5: Ouidah
• Drive to Ouidah with a quick stop at ‘place Dankoli,’ a renowned Vodoun shrine
• Witness local sacrifices and rituals
Day 6: Ouidah Vodoun Festival
• Witness ceremonies and traditional rites during the Vodoun festival
• Join the procession from Ouidah to the Sacred forests, python temple, and the slave route
• Enjoy various performances from vodoun practitioners, dancers, and priests
Day 7: Ouidah Tour
• Visit the Python temple for an in-depth tour
• Explore the Sacred forest and Sinzzou foundation

Day 8: Abomey
• Drive from Ouidah to Abomey
• Visit the Royal Palaces of Abomey, a UNESCO World Heritage site
• Explore the Historical Museum of Abomey
• Visit the fetish market of Abomey
• Overnight in Abomey
Day 9: Porto Novo
• Visit the Royal Palace (King Toffa’s Palace)
• Explore The Musée Da Silva, a privately owned museum
• Visit the Zamgbetor house and Royal Palace Musée Honmé
Day 10: Porto Novo
• Explore the Black river Adjarra
• Witness Egungun initiations and performances
• Visit the Python Chief priest
Day 11: Porto Novo
• Participate and witness the Vodoun festival
Day 12: Ganvie
• Drive to Ganvie, the “Venice of Africa”
• Explore the stilted village by boat
• Visit the floating market
• Take a canoe tour
• Learn about Voodoo practices
• Visit the Ganvié Museum
• Depart for Cotonou with a stop at the Amazon statue for pictures
• Experience the nightlife in Cotonou by the beach
Day 13: Cotonou
• Last-minute shopping at the Cotonou crafts market
• Relaxation at the clean and peaceful beach of Cotonou
Day 14: Departure


Duration312 hours
WhenAvailable on Festival dates only.
WeatherNot Applicable
What to WearComfortable shoes Comfortable clothes
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. Visa fees
2. hotels/accommodation
3. flights
4. entrance fees
5. any other bills incurred by traveller during the trip



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