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Travel to Benin with a trusted DMC

Let us connect you with a locally based professional DMC for your trip to Benin. We offer unique itineraries throughout West Africa and can organize any tour or expedition to Togo, Benin, Gambia, Guinea Conakry, Guinea Bissau, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

The whole region is perfect for avid travellers who thrive on adventure. You will however need the support of a well-established local tour operator and destination specialist. We have handled reconnaissance trips, unique expeditions and cultural tours revolving around traditional festivals, local ceremonies, dance and mask celebrations, market days, adobe architecture and remote settlements. All programs focus on an understanding of and respect for the African heritage. We can also include tribal festivals such as fire dances in Benin, authentic Voodoo ceremonies and the Afro-Portuguese Carnival in Bissau as tour options.

With our experience and excellent local contacts, we are also able to offer business travel services for transfers, accommodation, conferences and meetings in the capital city Porto-Novo and Cotonou. Partner with our local destination specialist who understands the complexities of travel through West Africa.

Top Travel Highlights in Benin

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Batammariba valley inhabited by the Batammariba tribe and see the beautiful fortified houses of Tata Somba.
  • Enjoy a city tour of Cotonou visiting the Cathedral Notre Dame des Apotres, Dankopta market and the Artisanal market to buy local arts and crafts.
  • Delve into the mysteries of the Voodoo festival in Ouidah.
  • Be mesmerised by the magical movements of the masked dances of Gede, Egun and Zangbeto.
  • Take a boat ride through the water channels of the stilt village of Ganvie – the largest in Africa.
  • Learn about the slave trade as you walk the slave route to the ‘Door of No Return”.
  • Tour the Brazilian town of Ouidah with its Python Temple.
  • Discover the Yoruba Kingdom and visit the ‘Sacred Door” Museum.
  • Visit the historical UNESCO site of the Royal Palace of Abomey.
  • Eat delicious fresh seafood at Bab’s Dock as you drive along the sandy beaches of “Route des PĂȘches”.