11 days 4 country tour
Day 1 Cotonou.
Guests arrive in Cotonou early in the am. 03:15am. After drop off at the hotel, we shall visit portnovo ethnographic museum, the Musee d Homme, the ancient mosque and the artisinal village. Overnight in Cotonou. Overnight at hotel du lac or similar.
Day 2: OUIDAH, BENIN
Visit Ouidah the spiritual capital of voodoo religion. Visit the Voodoo Museum, the Sacred Forest, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sacred Pythons. Visit the common grave, the tree of forgetfulness, and the “Gate of no Return”. Overnight: Hotel Casa del Papa or similar.
Day 3: ABOMEY:
onward to Ganvie; at ganvie “Maison de la Francophonie”, the Lovers’ Lane and the floating market, Royal Palace Museum where you may have an audience with the King of Abomey. Abomey retains many reminders of its magnificent past including the Palace, the Historical Museum and overnight in Abomey or Dassa.
Day 4 Abomey-Natitingou-Tanguieta
On this day we shall leave Abomey in the morning and head northward for a 6/ hours drive to see the Taneka settlements, Fulani Tribes, Koussoukoingou, Boukoumbe, Batammariba people. We might do a quick stopover at the Sacred Village of Dankoli. On arrival , we shall stay overnight in Natitingou or Tanguieta Hotel Le Baobab.
Day 5: Natitingou-- Boukoumbé.
Boukoumbé is near the Togolese border. On this day we will drive toward the Togelese/Benin Border to find the Boukoumbé in their Tata's. Experience the day with them and later return back to the Hotel overnight.
Day 6: Koussoukoingou
Atokora, and later cross the border from the north of Benin into Togo and drive into Kara. Overnight in Kara
Day 7: Togo
Visit the Oti-Kéran National Park is located in the north of Togo, in the Kara area and the Fazao Malfakassa National Park which is the largest of three national parks in Togo, the others being Kéran and Fosse aux Lions. It is situated between the Kara Region and Central Region in the semi-mountainous wetland.
Day 8: Kara- Lome
This morning, depart for Lome on a long drive. ,Arrive in Lome. Overnight
Day 9: Lome Togo/ TOGOVILLE-LOME:
The fetish market– the heart of traditional medicine, the fishing harbor, Art Street and the grand Marché, the realm of the famous Nana Benz ladies, slave house in Agbodrafo, continue to Togoville, a red-earth village which was the homeland of numerous slaves taken to Haiti, Independence square, the Artisans village, the national museum. Overnight at Onomo Hotel or similar.
Day 10: Leave for Accra, arrive Accra and Overnight:
Day 11: Accra
A city tour of Accra, (visit to historical landmarks such as W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Independence/Black Star Square, NationalMuseum,Osu (formerly Christiansborg) Castle-the the previous seat of the Ghanaian Presidency, Jamestown, Kane Kwesi Carpentry workshop. Overnight at hotel 33 plus.