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Dine and Learn With A Babalawo

Osogbo, Nigeria
$120 per guest


The Breakdown
Duration
3 hours
Category
Culture

Insider Level
High

Activity Level
Low
Good For
Couples
Solo Travelers
Friends
Why you should do this
Ifá is a Yoruba religion and system of divination originally from Nigeria but spread throughout the US, Caribbean, and Latin America as a result of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. You'll get the rare chance to spend the evening with a Babalawo a spiritual title bestowed on a priest of the Ifá oracle. You'll get a firsthand intro into the practice that's a great primer for visiting the Osun Sacred Groves on the outskirts of Osogbo.
What's included
  • Traditional Nigerian Dinner
  • RT Transport from your Hotel
  • Water
Meet Your Curator



Tastemakers Selects experiences are curated by the Tastemakers Africa team. They may be new things we're testing out on the platform or so private that we can't reveal the host ahead of the time - either way, we're all over it so you should know it's going to be good.
Why you should do this
Ifá is a Yoruba religion and system of divination originally from Nigeria but spread throughout the US, Caribbean, and Latin America as a result of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. You'll get the rare chance to spend the evening with a Babalawo a spiritual title bestowed on a priest of the Ifá oracle. You'll get a firsthand intro into the practice that's a great primer for visiting the Osun Sacred Groves on the outskirts of Osogbo.
What's included
  • Traditional Nigerian Dinner
  • RT Transport from your Hotel
  • Water
Meet Your Curator



Tastemakers Selects experiences are curated by the Tastemakers Africa team. They may be new things we're testing out on the platform or so private that we can't reveal the host ahead of the time - either way, we're all over it so you should know it's going to be good.
Dine and Learn With A Babalawo

More Details on What's Included

dinner


transport


drinks


What to Bring

A head covering and modest clothing are required for this experience.

Where we'll meet

You'll be picked up from your hotel and driven to the private home.
Where We'll Meet
Osogbo

Good to know

CANCELLATION POLICY

Any experience can be cancelled and refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

COMMUNICATION + SUPPORT

Direct communication with your curator is encouraged and available in your dashboard. If you can’t reach your curator or have other issues contact the local community manager.

MORE TIPS

You may choose to engage the Babalawo in a reading. Doing so is encourage but does come at an additonal cost.
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