Who dives into Benin’s history, stumbles upon slave trading, colonization, military coups and voodoo kingdoms. Not exactly a land to put high on your travel wish list? Maybe you should! The different aspects of the country’s history, its geographical location and the mix of cultures make Benin a destination worth to discover. And when you visit, will experience that the country is very tourist friendly in terms of infrastructure, public transport and the development of responsible tourism. Meet a king, visit a voodoo festival, travel by wooden boat to a stilt village, go wildlife spotting and integrate all impressions at the beach!
|Tourist highlights:||Porto Novo, Park Pendjari, Tanougou Falls, Ganvié, Dassa, Ouidah, Cotonou|
|Language:||French and several local languages including Fon and Yoruba|
|Currency:||Franc CFA (XOF)|
|Voltage:||220 V, types C and E plugs|
|Safety:||Most of the country is safe for tourists, except for the border zones with Niger and Burkina|
|Travel documents:||Passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months before arrival, most nationalities require a visa. Papillon will assist with the letter of invitation for you to apply for it.|
Yellow fever vaccination needed.
Togo & Bénin Voodoo Festival Tour