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Voodoo Tour

Voodoo Tour Packages
Country: Benin
City: Ouidah
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Voodoo tour

Voodoo is a belief based on respect for nature. It is an endogenous religion that is established from the South to the center of the country. Tolerant, voodoo mingles with new religions and consolidates peace and political stability in Benin.

Through this tour, we will take you to discover the mysteries in the world of Voodoo. From Cotonou, we will visit the temples and the sacred forests.


Day1: Arrival in Cotonou

- Arrived at the Bernardin Gantin international airport of Cotonou.
- Reception and transfer to the hotel.

Day2: Cotonou - Ouidah

- Breakfast at the hotel
- Departure for Ouidah, a great city of worship Voodoo.
- Participation in the preparations for the festival of religions and traditional cults.
- Visit the premises of the supreme leader of the cults and endogenous traditions (Daagbo Hounon),
- Visit the temple of pythons and the sacred forest of Kpassè.
- Visit the museum built in the old Portuguese fort.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day3: Ouidah: Voodoo Festival

- Breakfast at the hotel
- Day of the demonstrations. The day will be dedicated to the discovery of voodoo traditions and cultures. January 10 is a holiday in Benin. Since 1992, under the leadership of the former Beninese President, Nicephore Soglo. Celebrating this day was a decisive step towards rehabilitating voodoo worship, a religion like any other for its followers. That of the vast majority of Beninese and a large part of the African diaspora.
- We will attend the dances and rituals at the beach of Ouidah.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day4: Ouidah - Possotome

- Breakfast at the hotel
- Departure for Possotomè on the shore of Lake Ahémé.
- Lunch. Afternoon, tradition, and culture to discover the picturesque villages, the sacred forests with for their point of departure the bartering market of Séhomi.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day5: Possotomè - Cotonou

- Breakfast at the hotel
- Back to Cotonou
- Departure for the airport

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