Benin Travel Tours & Trips

Ouidah - the birthplace of voodoo
Grand Popo's beach
Safari in Pendjari
Abomey’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Royal Palaces
The stilted houses and pirogues of Ganvie
  • if you’re after a jolt of culture-shock, Benin’s ready to serve it up. History that reads like fable and beliefs that are never less than fascinating – checking out the bloody past of Abomey’s Royal Palace and a wild voodoo ceremony in Ouidah are adventures that you simply can’t experience anywhere else. And elsewhere, Benin boasts some more traditional African delights: check out unspoilt Pendjari’s big game and plentiful birdlife before hitting Grand Popo’s golden beach.

    Trips & tours in Benin

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    From US $7565

    West African Kingdoms - 24 days

    Living in isolation in the Atakora Mountain region, the Betamaribe people of Benin construct their two-storey mud huts like miniature fortresses. Known as Tata...
    Countries visited: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo
    From US $5695

    Voodoo Trails - 18 days

    ‘There can be no equilibrium without respecting the universal laws of nature, and our ancient knowledge and traditions,’ said Dah Dangbénon from...
    Countries visited: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo
  • Why we love Benin

    • Check out the bloody past of Abomey’s Royal Palace or a wild voodoo ceremony in Ouidah
    • Unspoilt Pendjari’s big game and plentiful birdlife
    • Grand Popo’s golden beach
    • In the middle of Ouidah is a unique temple, filled with snakes, where houedah (snake worshippers) pay homage to the Python God.
    • The chance to see lions, elephants, hippos and other wildlife in Benin’s Pendjari National Park

    Safety information

    Everyone has the right to feel safe and secure on their trip. We don’t tolerate any form of sexual harassment at Peregrine and Geckos, either between passengers or involving our leaders or local operators. Sexual relationships (consensual or otherwise) between a leader and a passenger are unacceptable. If you ever feel another person is behaving inappropriately please inform us immediately by contacting the emergency contact number detailed in these trip notes.

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