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Explore Benin – 8 Days

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8 days 7 nights

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Daily Tour

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English, Francais

Explore Benin

Explore Benin – Arrive in Cotonou before heading to Alladah, the birthplace of Toussaint L’Ouverture the liberator of Haiti. Enjoy a performance of the ‘Guardians of the Night’ spirit dancers in Porto Novo. Also visit Ouidah, the birthplace of Voodoo and Abomey.




  • Ethnographic Museum
  • Ouidah, the birthplace of Voodoo
  • Royal Palace Museum

Day 1: Cotonou
Day 1: Cotonou

In Cotonou, Benin, the international flight arrives. You will be welcomed at Cotonou airport, given assistance, and driven to your hotel. Orientation. The rest of the day is free for leisure. Meal(s) Included: None Hotel: Hotel Du Lac

Day 2: Cotonou
Day 2: Cotonou

Cotonou city tour with stops at the main attractions. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Hotel Du Lac or Similar

Day 3: Alladah
Day 3: Alladah

Visit Alladah to witness Toussaint L'Ouverture's birthplace and learn about his role in the liberation of Haiti. Visit the town to engage in conversation with locals and the King at his palace. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Hotel Du Lac or Similar

Day 4: Porto Novo
Day 4: Porto Novo

Visit the Brazilian Church, the 300-year-old King Toffa Palace, and the Ethnographic Museum. Watch the "Guardians of the Night" spirit dancers perform. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Hotel Du Lac or Similar

Day 5: Ouidah
Day 5: Ouidah

Visit Ouidah, the cradle of voodoo, for the day. View the exhibitions of the Museum of History, which highlight the slave trade and Benin's connections to Brazil and the Caribbean. Take a trip to Kindji Market Square. Take a trip to the Cathedral and the renowned Temple of Sacred Pythons. Following Lundh, the Ouidah Tour continues with stops at the sacred woodland and the slave trading site. Visit the "Tree of Forgetfulness," the "Road of the Slaves," the "Gate of No Return," and the common grave site. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Hotel Du Lac or Similar

Day 6: Abomey
Day 6: Abomey

Arrival in Abomey in the morning, followed by tours to the Royal Palace Museum and a meeting with the monarch. There are still many artifacts of Abomey's glorious history, including the Palace, the Historical Museum, and the Royal Sepulchers, which bear evidence of a valiant and strong people. Observe the artisans as they produce pieces in bronze, copper, and iron. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Sun City or Similar

Day 7: Cotonou
Day 7: Cotonou

Stopping at picturesque villages on the way back from Abomey to Cotonou. Continued tours of Cotonou will take visitors through the neighborhood's unique, multicolored residences. Take a trip to the Artisans Center and Lagoon Market. Daytime activities are at leisure. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Hotel Du Lac or Similar

Day 8: Departure
Day 8: Departure

Choose your schedule for today with the help of your guide and driver. Depart on your next flight in the evening. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast


  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • 7 nights Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated (Breakfast daily)
  • Assistance with visa application


  • Cost of Visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance (can be quoted)
  • Immunization
  • Gratuity to driver and guide

8 days


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