Benin Itinerary

Join us for the annual Voodoo Festival in Porto Novo, for a unique and immersive experience. Spend time with a host family of Vodou priests and priestesses and witness sacred rituals in the temple. Get a rare opportunity to participate in prayers and immerse yourself in the mystical practices of this ancient religion.

January 9th

Preparations for Voodoo Festival (Evening activities in the temple)

  • Your host family will teach you about Vodoun
  • Learn about different cultures of Benin
  • Learn about the different deities
  • Participate in prayers
  • Purification

January 10th

Step into the past: Exploring the history of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

  • Festival Day (Indulge your senses in the vibrant Voodoo Festival)
  • Visit the different rhythms of Voodoo
  • Return to the temple for fellowship and dancing with the host family (meal is included)


Customize your tour to delve deeper into Benin’s rich cultural heritage. Explore other cities in Benin:

  • Abomey,
  • Cotonou,
  • Ouidah, etc

Here are some suggestions:


  • Abomey Historical Museum (UNESCO site)
  • Lakeside Village of Ganvie (Boat ride through the village on stilts)


  • Historical landmarks such as Square of female warrior (Amazons) and Place des Martyrs
  • Open air market (Dantokpa)
  • The Red Star (Crossroads in the city center)
  • Cotonou Beach

Porto Novo

  • Pantheon Negro Et Africain de Porto Novo Museum
  • Great Mask of Zangbetor
  • Royal Palace Musee Honme (Collection of artifacts from Yoruba tribe)
  • Yoruba Abessan Temple (Temple of nine-headed monster)
  • Statue of King Toffa
  • Vodoun Historical Museum
  • Central Art Market
  • Black River Adjarra (Boat ride)


  • Sacred Forest of Kpasse
  • Python Temple
  • The Slave Route (Port of No Return)
  • Djegbadji Square
  • The Fishing Route (a tourist development that runs along the Atlantic coastline)


Enjoy the freedom of paying as you go—entry fees, food, and accommodations are on your own, but we’ve got you covered for ground transportation (transfers to/from hotel and activities) and expert tour guidance!

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