The hallmark of this trip is to explore cotonou, Ganvie,Ouidah and Abomey Benin Republic in west Africa. Basically the heartland of the black people . We shall explore Important historical buildings, markets that specialize in 'interesting things,' museums with authentic historical objects, good landscapes...i.e., the real voodoo tour of, traditional West Africa.
DAY1 : Cotonou
Pick-up from the airport and transfer to the hotel.
DAY 2 : Cotonou – ganvié – cotonou
Transfer by car and canoe to Ganvié, the ‘Venice of Africa’. Discover the local bird life. Have lunch and return to Cotonou for dinner and overnight stay
DAY 03 Cotonou – Abomey
Head to Abomey. on the way, Visit the surprising underground village of Agongouinto, which served as a hiding place for warriors. which is the town of Kings. Abomey – Take a guided tour of the ancient royal palace of Abomey listed as a UNESCO world cultural heritage. A return trip to Ouidah Benin. O/N in Ouidah
Day 4: Explore the town of Ouidah, where captured slaves started their journey to the New World. Proceed to the museum at the old Portuguese fort. Follow the slave road that was walked by chained men, women and children to the 'Gate of No Return’'. Continue to Cotonou and visit the enormous market of Dantokpa and the Center of Promotion of Artisan work. Get transferred to the airport.