Witness authentic voodoo ceremonies and dances, explore the forests of Kpalime, meet African spiritual leaders and even royalty, attend a traditional Bwa mask ceremony, visit ancient mosques and modern cities, learn about the slave trade in Ouidah.
Get off the beaten track and into the hills, forests and villages that make up the 'Voodoo Trail' of West Africa for an immersive experience that few travellers get to have. Meet African royalty and witness tribal dancers fall into trance-like states as you enjoy an authentic cultural experience like no other. An expert CEO will guide you through the stunning landscape, helping with the cultural and lingual hurdles, ensuring you come away with deep insight into the origins of Africa’s mystical animist religions. This is a truly mind-blowing experience. Interested?
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City tour of Lomé, including the fetish market. Encounter voodoo firsthand at a local celebration.
Guided forest walk in Kpalime, then travel back through Lomé before crossing the Benin border.
Guided walk along the slave route in Ouidah and visit to the Temple of the Python. Boat ride across Lake Nowke, stopping en route to visit the Ganvié stilt village.
Porto-Novo city tour with visits to the Ethnographic Museum, religious centres and herbal market. Visit a genuine Yoruba king, the Abomey Royal Palace, see the colourful Egun Dancing Mask celebration and visit the Savalov.
Visit a Fulani encampment to witness nomadic culture firsthand. After, visit Somba adobe castle.
Visit Tamberma fartifies villages (UNESCO) and a village of the Moba people. In Burkina Faso, see the Gurunsi tribe's fresco houses.
Explore the Dagarti and fascinating Lobi peoples' villages.
Explore Loropeni (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), visit the Guen people and their king, visit a Senoufo village.
Tour of Banfora and Bobo regions, Bwa mask celebration, craft market visits.
Depart at any time.
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