West Africa - Benin (PDF Chapter)

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West Africa - Benin (PDF Chapter)

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Benin is wonderfully tourist friendly. There are good roads, a wide range of accommodation options and ecotourism initiatives that offer the chance to delve into Beninese life. Now is an ideal time to go: the country sits on the cusp of discovery.

  • spend a night at the lakeside stilt village of Ganvié and peer out over sublime lake life.
  • maps
  • learn traditional fishing techniques on Lake Ahémé and take a dip at the lake’s shores.
  • transport
  • spot lions, cheetahs, elephants and more in Parc National de la Pendjari, one of West Af-rica’s best wildlife parks.
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Cotonou, Route des Peches, Poro Novo, Ouidah, Grand Popo, Abomey, The Atakora Region, Parc National de la Pendjari, Understand Benin, Be-nin Today, History, People of Benin, Religion, The Arts, Food & Drink, Environment, Survival Guide

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