Benin Safari: Wildlife + the "Venice of Africa"

Discover the birthplace of the Voodoo culture, the untamed wildlife of Pendjari National Park and visit the "Venice of Africa", the largest lakeside village in all of Africa.

Duration 8 Days
When All year round
Price from $2,960
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What makes this trip life-changing?

Game drives
Boat cruise

The ground you’ll cover

Our 8 day Benin Safari takes you across a vibrant country steeped in history. Known as the birthplace of the “voodoo” religion and home to the former Dahomey Kingdom, this destination has more to offer than meets the eye. Spend 8 days discovering the unique wildlife and landscape of Pendjari National Park, visit the Beninese coast and experience Ganvié, the largest lakeside village in Africa. Your Benin Safari will start in Cotonou and will continue to Pendjari National Park, Natitingou, Abomey, Ouidah and lastly, Ganvié, before returning to Cotonou. Expect a rich cultural experience, incredible photographic opportunities and a African safari off the beaten track.

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A day-by-day break down of this trip.

Day one