Cotonou— 2 nights
Tue, Jun 27 - Thu, Jun 29
Benin's largest city and its seat of government, bustling Cotonou also has one of the largest ports in West Africa.Change things up with these side-trips from Cotonou: Pendjari National Park (in Tanguieta), Ouidah (Temple des Pythons, La Porte Du Non Retour, &more) and Lac Nokoue (in Ganvie). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Artisanal Center, make a trip to Fondation Zinsou, head outdoors with Fidjrosse Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Palais des Congres.
To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cotonou route planning website.
If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Cadjehoun Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Cotonou
Ouidah, Pendjari National Park, Lac Nokoue
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