Take a short but enlightening journey through some of West Africa’s best destinations.
Uncover three of West Africa’s most intriguing nations on this compact insight into Benin, Togo and Ghana. From Ouidah, Lome and Togoville, where voodoo still forms an important part of everyday life, on to the museums of Accra and pristine shores of Anomabo Beach, this snapshot of Benin, Togo and Ghana is as humbling as it is relaxing. Meet practitioners of the misunderstood religion and talented local artisans, discover stately former palaces engage in either the Voodoo or Akwasidae Festivals.
Rub shoulders with the chiefs of Kumasi and the King of Ashanti at the Akwasidae Festival at Manhyia Palace, or, watch voodoo performances during the Voodoo Festival in Ouidah.
Cross Lake Togo and feel the history of Togoville in its palaces, churches and the voodoo fetish stalls lining the streets.
Discover Ghana – with its ancient to modern history – in the capital of Accra.
Visit the atmospheric St George’s Castle and unearth the nation’s haunting history of slavery.
On some of the longer driving days, toilet stops will take place at basic facilities or ‘bush toilets’.
Please be aware that due to local custom it is not uncommon to see animal sacrifices in these areas, especially during the 08 January Voodoo Festival departure
Unfortunately, vegetarian dishes are not common in Ghana. Vegetarians can expect to eat a lot of vegetables with potatoes or rice.
1. All departure dates will incorporate Akwasidae Festival, except the 08 January departure which will incorporate the Voodoo Festival
2. This trip finishes on arrival at Accra at 2pm on day 11. Please do not book any international flights until after 6pm this evening.
3. An optional single supplement is available on all nights of this trip subject to availability. Please contact your booking agent for further information.
4. This is an expedition trip and requires a minimum of 4 people to depart. Please do not book any non-refundable flights or services before the trip is guaranteed to depart.
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