Roots To Glory. Benin Voodoo Festival 2020

Cultural & Theme Tours, Traveler pickup is offeredPortsCadjehoun Airport to null

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Get the opportunity to see the famous annual Voodoo Festival celebrated in Ouidah. Experience the Egun Mask Dance displaying rich culture and traditions of the people of Benin
ItineraryDay 1: Coutonou ArrivalStop At: Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou, Littoral DepartmentMeet your arriving flight at Cadjehoun Airpost, Coutonou.Safe transport to your hotel in an air-conditioned standard carRefresh and relaxDuration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Cotonou City TourStop At: Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou, Littoral DepartmentMorning departure to the city of Coutonue, Do a city tour of Coutonou Overnight in a budget guesthouse in CoutonouDuration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Fetish Market, Snakes Temple, Sacred Forest, Ganvié Stilt VillageStop At: Lac Nokoue, Ganvie, Atlantique DepartmentMorning visit exploring the fetish market in Ouidah to see animal skulls and others. Visit the Temple of Snakes, the Sacred Forest, and the Point of No Return Continue excursion to the unique stilt village of Ganvié, on top of Lake NokouéDuration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Benin, Ouidah Voodoo Center, Zangbeto Mask FestivalStop At: Ouidah Museum of History, Ouidah, Atlantique DepartmentMoring relax in the neighborhood or city orientation as time permits.Continue to Ouidah, the center of Voodoo religion in Benin, also known for it's central role played in the slave trade in the 17th century. Zangbeto mask festival.Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Fetish Market, Snakes Temple, Sacred Forest,Stop At: Ouidah Museum of History, Ouidah, Atlantique DepartmentMorning visit exploring the fetish market in Ouidah to see animal skulls and others. Visit the Temple of Snakes, the Sacred Forest, and the Point of No Return Continue excursion to the unique stilt village of Ganvié, on top of Lake NokouéDuration: 8 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Dahomey Kingdom, Dankoli Shrine, Egun Mask DanceStop At: Royal Palaces of Abomey, Abomey, Zou DepartmentMorning departure to Abomey, capital of the ancient Dahomey KingdomStop at Benin's most powerful shrine, Dankoli shrineContinue to the "City of 41 Hills", Dassa Zoumé, to witness the Egun mask danceDuration: 9 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: CotonouStop At: Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou, Littoral DepartmentLong day drive to Cotonou for drop offDuration: 7 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Cotonou Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Cotonou Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Lac Nokoue

What’s not included

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Ouidah Museum of History
  • Entry/Admission - Ouidah Museum of History
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Palaces of Abomey
  • Entry/Admission - Cotonou Cathedral

Itinerary

Day 1: Coutonou Arrival Stop At: Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou, Littoral Department Meet your arriving flight at Cadjehoun Airpost, Coutonou. Safe transport to your hotel in an air-conditioned standard car Refresh and relax Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Cotonou City Tour Stop At: Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou, Littoral Department Morning departure to the city of Coutonue, Do a city tour of Coutonou Overnight in a budget guesthouse in Coutonou Duration: 6 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Fetish Market, Snakes Temple, Sacred Forest, Ganvié Stilt Village Stop At: Lac Nokoue, Ganvie, Atlantique Department Morning visit exploring the fetish market in Ouidah to see animal skulls and others. Visit the Temple of Snakes, the Sacred Forest, and the Point of No Return Continue excursion to the unique stilt village of Ganvié, on top of Lake Nokoué Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 4: Benin, Ouidah Voodoo Center, Zangbeto Mask Festival Stop At: Ouidah Museum of History, Ouidah, Atlantique Department Moring relax in the neighborhood or city orientation as time permits. Continue to Ouidah, the center of Voodoo religion in Benin, also known for it's central role played in the slave trade in the 17th century. Zangbeto mask festival. Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 5: Fetish Market, Snakes Temple, Sacred Forest, Stop At: Ouidah Museum of History, Ouidah, Atlantique Department Morning visit exploring the fetish market in Ouidah to see animal skulls and others. Visit the Temple of Snakes, the Sacred Forest, and the Point of No Return Continue excursion to the unique stilt village of Ganvié, on top of Lake Nokoué Duration: 8 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 6: Dahomey Kingdom, Dankoli Shrine, Egun Mask Dance Stop At: Royal Palaces of Abomey, Abomey, Zou Department Morning departure to Abomey, capital of the ancient Dahomey Kingdom Stop at Benin's most powerful shrine, Dankoli shrine Continue to the "City of 41 Hills", Dassa Zoumé, to witness the Egun mask dance Duration: 9 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 7: Cotonou Stop At: Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou, Littoral Department Long day drive to Cotonou for drop off Duration: 7 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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