There are several different tours throughout Benin, the land of Voodoo. What cannot be missed are the festivals honouring this religion, where incredible masks’ dances make it an unforgettable experience.
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GHANA, TOGO & BENIN A complete and spectacular way to experience this part of West Africa; a trip through the most remote regions of Ghana, Togo and Benin to discover lost tribal worlds ruled by traditional chiefs and ancient spirits. Along the coast, in the heart of voodoo original regions we encounter practitioners, watch trance-dances and learn about the great influence voodoo spirits still have on people. For travellers who want to get acquainted with this unique region … and love Africa... DEPARTURES: 11 February 2021 with STORY TELLER; 25 March 2021 with AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHER; 17 June 2021; 29 July 2021 with MUSICIAN; 2 December 2021; 27 December 2021: 24 February 2022 with STORY TELLER; 7 April 2022 with AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHER; 30 June 2022; 11 August 2022 with MUSICIAN; 22 September 2022; 27 December 2022 PRICE FROM: 2807 €
MOROCCO AND ITS WESTERN SAHARA PROVENCE, MAURITANIA, SENEGAL, GAMBIA, GUINEA BISSAU, GUINEA, SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA, IVORY COAST, GHANA, TOGO, BENIN and NIGERIA EXTENSION Experience a “Grand Raid” crossing the Sahara from north to south, continuing through the Sahel, the savannah, the forests, the islands and ending along the coast of West Africa. While witnessing the progressive landscape and ecosystem’s change, we will discover the main natural, cultural and religious environments of the African continent. DEPARTURES: 26 February 2021 (reverse itinerary); 20 November 2021; 5 March 2022 (reverse itinerary); 19 November 2022; PRICE FROM: 14393 €
BENIN Enjoy a trip in a tiny and fascinating country facing the Gulf of Guinea, January 08th is always a very special day in in Benin, a day for celebrating ancestral cults. In particular all the Voodoo's adepts meet in Ouidah and then convey in a long procession to the Door of No Return, some on foot while others by motorbike or “taxi-brousse”... DEPARTURE: 08 January 2021 PRICE FROM: 2494 €
SENEGAL, GAMBIA, GUINEA BISSAU, GUINEA CONAKRY, SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA, IVORY COAST, GHANA, TOGO AND BENIN This itinerary is part of Sahara & West Africa Grand Expedition from Marrakech to Dakar and Cotonou. Starting from Cap d’Almadine in Dakar, the western point of African continent. Going South and East: Gambia, Casamance, navigating to Bijagos remote Archipelago, discovering the less known part of Guinea Bissau. Following the coast and inland of Guinea Gulf, between pristine shores and islands... DEPARTUES: 26 February 2021 (reverse itinerary); 12 December 2021; 5 March 2022 (reverse itinerary); 11 December 2022 PRICE FROM: 8758 €
GHANA, TOGO & BENIN Our fantastic cultural odyssey will lead us to the most remote places of Ghana, Togo and Benin to discover a tribal world which is still ruled by the spirits of the ancestors. In one of the villages, we will participate in the yam festival. From libations to new seeds, to a festive dinner to finish with dancing in the afternoon... DEPARTURES: 11 August 2021; 11 August 2022 PRICE FROM: 2807 €
BENIN A tour to the country "cradle of the Voodoo", the world populated by priests, healers and oracles. You will get to know more about this religion, by attending the tances of the adepts, you might understand what "In the Voodoo ceremonies, we become gods" means. A journey rich in emotions and wonder, on the Atakora Mountains you will meet with tribes living according ancient cultural rules... DEPARTURES: 13 November 2020; 22 January 2021; 5 March 2021; 27 August 2021; 12 November 2021; PRICE FROM: 2602 €
SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA, GUINEA CONAKRY, IVORY COAST, GHANA, TOGO AND BENIN This itinerary is part of Sahara & West Africa Grand Expedition from Marrakech to Dakar and Cotonou. Following the coast and inland of Guinea Gulf, between pristine shores and islands. Experience remotes forests where foreigners don’t arrive: mountains, liana bridges, isolated villages house of Bird Men initiates, dancing masks and secrete animistic rituals. Witness the highest concentration of ancient trade and slave castles. Discover the African origins of Voodoo... DEPARTURES: 26 February 2021 (reverse itinerary); 26 December 2021; 5 March 2022 (reverse itinerary); 25 December 2022 PRICE FROM: 6381 €
IVORY COAST, GHANA, TOGO AND BENIN This itinerary is part of Sahara & West Africa Grand Expedition from Marrakech to Dakar and Cotonou. Starting from Abidjan the economical capital of Ivory Coast discovering Grand Bassam and his unique colonial architecture, witness the highest concentration of ancient trade and slave castles, with Elmina the oldest castle of Gold Coast. Discover the African origins of Voodoo: secrete initiations, drums and trance rituals still practiced in the largest stilt village of the continent... DEPARTURES: 26 February 2021 (reverse itinerary); 6 January 2022; 5 March 2022 (reverse itinerary); 5 January 2023 PRICE FROM: 2487 €
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