Uncover three of West Africa’s most intriguing nations on this compact insight into Benin, Togo and Ghana. From Ouidah, Lome and Togoville, where voodoo still forms an important part of everyday life, and on to the museums of Accra and pristine shores of Anomabo Beach, this snapshot of Benin, Togo and Ghana is as humbling as it is relaxing. Meet practitioners of the misunderstood religion and talented local artisans, discover stately former palaces and visit one of the many ‘slave castles’ that line the coast and engage in either the Voodoo or Akwasidae Festival.

Highlights

Cross Lake Togo and feel the history of Togoville in its palaces, churches and the voodoo fetish stalls lining the streets

Discover Ghana – with its ancient to modern history – in the capital of Accra

Rub shoulders with the chiefs of Kumasi and the King of Ashanti at the Akwasidae Festival at Manhyia Palace, or, watch voodoo performances during the Voodoo Festival in Ouidah

Visit the atmospheric St George’s Castle and unearth the nation’s haunting history of slavery