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Ganvie Budget Travel

Ganvie is a lake village in Benin, lying in Lake Nokoué. Ganvie is probably the largest lake village in Africa with over 20, 000 people living there.

Established in the 16th or 17th centuries by the Tofinu people, the area was originally based on farming; the village’s main industries are now fishing and fish farming.

Ganvie budget travel is highligh popular, with a host of attractions including abundant seafood.

Ganvie Budget Safaris

The houses in Ganvie stand on stilts and the inhabitants move around in small boats. The market is also on the water and people carry out their business by boat.
The floating market is right in the centre of the town and most of the sellers are women. They sit in their canoes and sell anything from fruit and vegetables to meat, fish, wood for cooking and the fabrics to hardware and pottery.

Due to low cost of living and a simple lifestyle, Ganvie budget safaris are both affordable and achievable. Seafood is especially delicious and fairly cheap, with fresh shrimp, fish, crab oysters and mussels harvested each year.

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