Private Tour of Benin

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Cotonou

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3 day Private Tour of Benin
 City tour of Cotonou Visit the most important squares and monuments of the city of Cotonou.The red star, the martyrs square, the Lenin square, the dantopka market, the largest open-air market in West Africa, the handicraft promotion center, the Laguna that is at the origin of the name Cotonou. Lunch in town. Back to the hotel Cotonou-Ganvié-CotonouDeparture to the Venice of Africa, the Lake Ganvié. Visit of the city (school, house, church, cemetery etc.). Visit the maion of the maion of the Francophonie, the market that comes alive on the water, the channel of lovers and especially the monument that traces the history of the city of Ganvié. Also visit Sô Ava and other villages that are on the water. Lunch in Ganvié. Back to Cotonou. Cotonou-Ouidah-CotonouOn the way to the famous Ouidah, starting point for slaves to the New World. First visit the sacred forest then the temple of the pythons. Visit museum, the old Portuguese fort that plunged us into one of the most memorable moments in history. We then travel the famous Slave Route followed by these men, women and children chained to the Gate of No Return. On return visit the museum of the Zinsou Foundation and return to Cotonou.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities