Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when

    Country info

     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Contact information with no frills at:
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for maps online:
Maps.com

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Embassy/Visa Details Emergency Numbers Health & Safety
Accessibility/Disability Travel Tips Climate Report
Accommodation/Cyber Cafes Travel Advice
Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when

A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

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London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

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Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

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    City: COTONOU (All British staff resident in Nigeria)
    Mission: British Consulate
    Address: Lot 24
    Patte d'Oie
    Contonou
    Tel: (229) 301120

Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.

Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
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Travel Health Online


Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when

bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when

General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
info@bakpaka.com

Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures

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News and comment from around the world:
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when

This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Africa

Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when

bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The Hostelz guide to Hostels
The Tripavisor guide to Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction. Here's a selection operating in this country:

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

    Cyber Dolphi@
    01 BP 1357, Cotonou Face à la Cité Houeyiho,
    Cotonou, Benin.
    Tel: 22 9 30 73 08
    Fax: 22 9 30 73 08
    Email: tlcentre@dophia.net
    Cost /hour: 1500
    Hours: 07:00-23:00 (daily)
Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when
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Guide to Benin, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Porto Novo, Abomey, Pendjari, Somba people, what's on, where and when

bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

U.S. Citizens
U.K. Citizens
U.S. Customs
U.K. Customs



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