Monkey tour: Endangered monkeys (primate species) of Benin

Day 1: Cotonou – Kikélé

Early in the morning, we will leave for Kikélé a village of Bassila district located at 65 km from Cotonou.

There, you will learn about the history of Kikélé village, the role of each socio-cultural group in the management of the village, and local people activities.

Overnight stay in tents, because it is a village no hotel.

Day 2: Kikélé – Abomey Calavi

In the morning after breakfast you will go in the sacred forest of Kikélé to observe the tame white tithed black and white colobus (Colobus vellerosus), the biggest anthropoid species of the country.

In the afternoon after lunch, we will drive to Abomey Calavi.

Overnight stay and dinner in hotel.

Day 3: Abomey Calavi – Drabo – Cotonou

After breakfast you will visit the “Sanctuaire des Singes de Drabo”. In the forest tour you will be able to observe the tame red-bellied guenon (Cercopithecus e. erythrogaster), an endemic species of Togo and Benin.

After lunch you will drive back to Cotonou.

Inclusive in this tour:

Hotel mentioned, based on double room

Tourist tax

Transport by car with driver

All meals mentioned in the itinerary; breakfast, lunch and dinner (with lunch and dinner a soft drink or local beer is included)

Two bottles of mineral water per person per day (of 1,5 L)

Two bottles/cans of drink per person per day (local beer or soft drink)

Transport by boat

Entrances and excursions mentioned in the itinerary

Music and dance show

Picnic at the beach



Personal expenses like drinks and food not mentioned under inclusive.

Insurances, visa, vaccinations.

Any other charges of hiring a service for personal enjoyment/assistance like portages, tips, insurance, laundry, mineral water etc.

Any service/assistance not covered under inclusive.        

All other things not mentioned under inclusive.