Journey of discovery of rich Benin culture and development
Fixed program Day 1-8
Part 1: Culture and traditions Benin
Introduction to the age-old culture, to the rich and authentic universe of the people of Benin, to their daily activities in the field and in the outdoor kitchens; visit typical towns and villages departing from the economic capital Cotonou, enjoy various landscapes and sights.
Part 2: Projects Hubi & Vinciane Foundation
Presentation of various Foundation projects in the Borgou region, visit to Innovation Center CIAP (Center d’innov’action Parakou); tour of hospital pavilions and explanation by doctors and staff of the hospitals; welcome in school with a word of explanation from the management and teachers, a visit to farmers who took part in the agricultural program, a guided visit to the Sokounon training farm and fields in the villages
Optional: 2 extra days in the North of Benin
Introduction to the history, customs and lifestyle of the Tatas with a visit to their villages and the famous Tatas Sombas, called palaces of the Savannah.
|Day 1||Flight Brussels – Cotonou|
|Day 2||Ouida – Grand Popo|
|Day 3||Grand Popo – Possotomé|
|Day 4||Abomey – Dassa|
|Day 5||Papané – Parakou|
|Day 6||Boko – Kominguia – orphanage|
|Day 7||Sokounon and villages|
|Day 8||CAMFP and Parakou|
|Day 9||Back to Cotonou|
|Day 10||Porto Novo and Ganvie – return flight|
|Optional from day 9|
|Day 9||Extra trip in the North|
|Day 11||Back to Cotonou|
|Day 12||Porto Novo and Ganvie – return flight|
Cost price: the prices for transport and accommodation are as a guide price, but may change.
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