5-Day Guided Cultural And Voodoo Tour Of Togo From Lome

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Departure Details :
    Lome International Airport
  • Return Details :
    Lomé, Lomé-Tokoin Airport(LFW)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The 5 days guided cultural trip is full of living cultural practices of fetishism that the Togolese are known to demonstrate in their life styles. You will witness activities centred on the famous voodoo practices, traditional songs and dances, the sightseeing of the markets and visit to the beach will help you know and understand the exciting history of this population better. People who in spite of the occidental culture influence were able to preserve their culture and custom.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views

Know More about this tour

Day 1: Lome
Arrival and welcome from lome tokoin airport, or by road from Ghanas afloa border .or Benin where ever you are coming from you, will be met and assisted with customs and immigration formalities. You are transferred to your accommodation near the Atlantic Ocean with pleasant views of coconut trees.
Day 2: Togoville - Agbanakin
You check out and depart to Agbanakin a small village. You will stop at the last stronghold of slavery on the bay of Guinea. You will visit the house of the slaves (House Wood). You continue the trip in a canoe until you arrive in Togoville, the first capital of Togo under the German flag. Togoville is a city with a voodoo tradition. You will interact some voodoo priests where you will be given an explanation of their cult. You will meet the heir to the throne of King Mlapa who signed the contract of protectorate with the German exploratory Gustav Nachtigal. He will tell us about the history of Togo and lead us through the royal museum.
Upon Arrival at Agbanakin, you will pay a courtesy call to the local chief of the village.
Day 3: Agbanakin
Today will be day of discovery of the village. Indeed the village has several voodoo temples and cloisters of the Zangbto. The Zangbto is a fetish for protection. The Voodoo watches over the village. In the night when the Zangbto leaves the village nobody should is suppose to see them. They have a kind of magic. They wear masks of raffia palm all the body and look like a haystack. You will witness the the ceremony to demonstrate very mystical dances. The Zangbto falls into trance and the masks fall away, but you cannot see the person under the mask. They have transformed to an animal (turtle, crocodile, crab, chicken or a devil), you need to discover it yourself.
After a tour in the village, you will depart by a canoe on the river Mono with fishermen for a traditional fishing and to discover the aquatic fauna.
Late afternoon you will take part in the Zangbto dance it will be a day not to be forgotten and once in life time you will need to definitely need a lot of photos.
Day 4: Lom
You will depart to Lom in the morning, you will visit the fetishes market (the first and biggest voodoo market in Africa). The charlatans, voodoo priests, traditional medicine men, adepts the whole world comes here to procure the necessary ingredient for their fetishes or to prepare medicinal or love potions. You continue to them to the grand market of Lom called "March des Nanas-Benz" and to the artistic village. The rest of the day is spent at the beach
Day 5: Departure
Depending on your departure time, you check out to depart to the airport for customs and immigration formalities or cross the border to Ghana or Benin. You will be assisted. It will be time now to bid farewell to Lome .

Inclusions

4 nights standard room accommodation with air-conditioning and breakfast

Private car with air-conditioning, fuel, vehicle insurance and professional English-speaking driver guide

2 airport transfers (Airport transfers from and to accommodation on day of arrival and departure)

4 lunches and 4 dinners

Bilingual tour guide and escort

Complementary bottled water per day

24-hour ongoing support

Exclusions

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

International visas and flights

Vaccinations and medical/travel Insurance

Gratuities

All other activities not listed on itinerary

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

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