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Benin & Togo

Benin & Togo

5 Days & 4 Nights

January 2 – 6, 2022

*Option to add on NYE in Ghana
Prices from

$2,100

Per person

single & double occupancy available

Benin & Togo

– Know Your Roots –

Travel the coast of West Africa through Benin and Togo for five days of cultural and historical immersion. Explore the Benin port city of Cotonou and its famous fabric market, then travel to the home of the local Tofinu people – renowned for their bamboo stilt houses and floating market. End your extension excursion in Lomé, the palm-lined capital city of Togo.

Help make your West African experience memorable, an add this excursion as an option during your trip to Ghana for the New Years Eve festivities.

Add-Ons Available

Please schedule a phone call or send us a message to inquire about international round trip flights.

Combine with our New Years Eve in Ghana tour that starts in December 2021.

Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

Covid-19 Updates for Benin

Covid-19 Updates for Togo

Visa Requirements

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Day to Day Itinerary

DAY 1

Arrive in Africa and Unwind

Sunday – January 2, 2022


Travel to the border crossing of Lomé as we travel to Togo.

Relax and wind down with a drumming performance and dinner on the beach.

  Lomé .  Dinner Included

DAY 2

Snake Temple, Sacred Forest & Door Of No Return

Tuesday – January 3, 2022


After breakfast you will cross the border into Benin where you will visit Snake Temple.

Afterwards you will retrace the last steps of enslaved Africans in the Sacred Forestbefore visiting the Door of No Return.

  Cotonou .   Breakfast Included

DAY 3

Ganvié Stilt Village and Traditional Beninise Cuisine

Wednesday – January 4, 2022


The morning visit to the Stilt Village of Ganvié in the center of Lake Noukoé will be for sure one of the most unforgettable moments of this trip. Enjoy lunch in Ganvie before heading back to town.

  Ganvie/Cotonou .  breakfast Included

DAY 4

Février Fetish Market, Slave House and Traditional Village

Monday – January 5, 2022


Today we will travel back into Togo.

Upon your arrival into Togo, you will explore the Akodessewa fetish market, and the slave market of Agbodrafo. Afterwards, you will take a boat ride for a village tour of Togoville on Lake Togo. Then, visit the Cathedral and Chief Palace at Cotonou – a secret slave house operated by chiefs and slave masters – in Agbodrafo.

  Lome .   Breakfast Included

DAY 5

Museum, Shopping & Depart Mama Africa

Thursday – January 6, 2022


This morning you will visit the National Museum & the Arts Centre and central market for a bit of shopping before your departure.

You have the option to depart in the early or late evening out of Lome, Togo or Accra, Ghana.

  Traveling .  breakfast Included

“The world is a journey, the afterworld is home.”

– Beninese PROVERB

Your Investment

WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
contact us for a quote with flights included

Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

January 2 – January 6, 2022

$2,500/pp

+ ADD ON NYE IN GHANA TOUR
December 24, 2021 – January 2, 2022

+ $6,500/pp**

or
December 27, 2021 – January 2, 2022

+ $5,300/pp**

**Ground Transportation from Accra, Ghana to Togo to Benin and back to Accra, Ghana

DEPOSIT $499 $200

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

One room with two beds. Paired travelers and couples will share a room.*

January 2 – January 6, 2022

$2,100/pp

+ ADD ON NYE IN GHANA TOUR
December 24, 2021 – January 2, 2022

+ $5,500/pp**

or
December 27, 2021 – January 2, 2022

+ $4,400/pp**

**Ground Transportation from Accra, Ghana to Togo to Benin and back to Accra, Ghana

DEPOSIT $499 $200

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

*If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If were unable to match within 90 days of tour must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

Included

Our tour to Benin & Togo includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

  • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
  • All Lodging Accommodations.
  • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
  • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
  • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
  • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
  • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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    DAY 1

    Arrive in Africa and Unwind

    Sunday – January 2, 2022


    Travel to the border crossing of Lomé as we travel to Togo.

    Relax and wind down with a drumming performance and dinner on the beach.

      Lomé .  Dinner Included

    DAY 2

    Snake Temple, Sacred Forest & Door Of No Return

    Tuesday – January 3, 2022


    After breakfast you will cross the border into Benin where you will visit Snake Temple.

    Afterwards you will retrace the last steps of enslaved Africans in the Sacred Forestbefore visiting the Door of No Return.

      Cotonou .   Breakfast Included

    DAY 3

    Ganvié Stilt Village and Traditional Beninise Cuisine

    Wednesday – January 4, 2022


    The morning visit to the Stilt Village of Ganvié in the center of Lake Noukoé will be for sure one of the most unforgettable moments of this trip. Enjoy lunch in Ganvie before heading back to town.

      Ganvie/Cotonou .  breakfast Included

    DAY 4

    Février Fetish Market, Slave House and Traditional Village

    Monday – January 5, 2022


    Today we will travel back into Togo.

    Upon your arrival into Togo, you will explore the Akodessewa fetish market, and the slave market of Agbodrafo. Afterwards, you will take a boat ride for a village tour of Togoville on Lake Togo. Then, visit the Cathedral and Chief Palace at Cotonou – a secret slave house operated by chiefs and slave masters – in Agbodrafo.

      Lome .   Breakfast Included

    DAY 5

    Museum, Shopping & Depart Mama Africa

    Thursday – January 6, 2022


    This morning you will visit the National Museum & the Arts Centre and central market for a bit of shopping before your departure.

    You have the option to depart in the early or late evening out of Lome, Togo or Accra, Ghana.

      Traveling .  breakfast Included

    “The world is a journey, the afterworld is home.”

    – Beninese PROVERB

    Your Investment

    WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
    contact us for a quote with flights included

    Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

    January 2 – January 6, 2022

    $2,500/pp

    + ADD ON NYE IN GHANA TOUR
    December 24, 2021 – January 2, 2022

    + $6,500/pp**

    or
    December 27, 2021 – January 2, 2022

    + $5,300/pp**

    **Ground Transportation from Accra, Ghana to Togo to Benin and back to Accra, Ghana

    DEPOSIT $499 $200

    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

    Custom Payment plans available at booking

    One room with two beds. Paired travelers and couples will share a room.*

    January 2 – January 6, 2022

    $2,100/pp

    + ADD ON NYE IN GHANA TOUR
    December 24, 2021 – January 2, 2022

    + $5,500/pp**

    or
    December 27, 2021 – January 2, 2022

    + $4,400/pp**

    **Ground Transportation from Accra, Ghana to Togo to Benin and back to Accra, Ghana

    DEPOSIT $499 $200

    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

    Custom Payment plans available at booking

    *If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If were unable to match within 90 days of tour must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

    Included

    Our tour to Benin & Togo includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

    • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
    • All Lodging Accommodations.
    • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
    • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
    • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
    • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
    • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

    Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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