Day 1: Arrive in Lome. You will be picked up at the airport and transferred to your beach hotel. Day 2: Walking tour of the city starts at the Independence Square and Congressional Palace. Visit the National Museum for an excellent historical and cultural overview of Togo. Continue your walk to the Grand Marche and Cathedral and get a glimpse of everyday life in the city. The Grand Marche is archetypal West African market, lively and colorful. We will help you navigate through this frantic, labryinth of a market. Drive to Akodessewa Fetish Market, the world's largest Voodoo market, to learn about the rituals of this ancient religion. Voodoo priests, traditional healers and charlatans from all over West Africa procure their ingredients here for their rituals. Return to hotel. Day 3: Drive to Lake Togo. Sail across the lake on a pirogue (traditional dugout canoe) to Togoville. Set out on a guided tour of the village, get a taste of Togolese rural life and gain some historical perspective. Sail back and enjoy a picnic lunch on the coast at Agbodrafo village. Visit the La Maison des Esclaves or Wood Home. This house was built for the purpose of illegally operating a slave trade. The slaves were kept in the cellar beneath the floorboards unable to stand during their confinement and were shipped on boats waiting on the coast a short walk from the house. Return to hotel. Day 4: Drive to Kloto for 2 hrs and set on a 2-hr walking tour of the village of Kouma Konda at the base of Mt Kloto and embark on a botanical excursion and butterfly safari. The waterfalls, natural streams and small pools of water in the woodland provided an ideal habitat for butterflies. The Mt Kloto area now has over 1,000 species of butterflies of different size, color and form that flutter around night & day. Hike Mt Kloto to its summit to enjoy a panoramic 360 view of the Kloto region. This hike takes about 1-1.5 hr. Overnight in Kpalime. Day 5: Drive for the entire day to Kara making a stop at the market town of Sokode. Visit the blacksmith village of Wyamde. Overnight in Kara. Day 6: Visit the Koutammakou UNESCO World Heritage Site in the morning. The Koutammakou in northern Togo is a cultural landscape that is inhabited by Taberma people. The Tabermas are famous for their two-story clay huts or Tatas which are built out of earth as a fortress for defense against invaders. Dancing with the Taberma women in their gazelle horn headdress is an experience not to be missed. Drive for the entire day back to Lome making shopping or food stops along the way. Overnight in Lome. Day 7: Departure. You will be dropped off at the airport. This tour includes: airport transfers, English/French-speaking guides, 6 nights in a standard double room, private car/van & driver, activity fees and complementary bottled water throughout the tour.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Duration: 7 Days
Departure Details :
This tour starts and finishes in Lome.
Cancellation Policy : Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund
OverviewThis extraordinary activity-packed, fast-paced tour covers the best of Togo. Visit the Koutammakou UNESCO World Heritage Site and get the chance to dance with the Taberma people. Immerse in Voodoo culture and tradition in the homeland of Voodoo and visit the worlds largest Voodoo market. Visit the La Maison des Exclaves, a house built for the purpose of illegally operating a slave trade. Take on a walking butterfly safari at Mt Kloto and hike Mt Kloto to its summit to enjoy a panoramic 360 view of the Kloto region. Sail Lake Togo on a Pirogue to Togoville to gain some historical perspective. Climb a sacred baobab tree, a unique experience we guarantee you wont forget. And there are so much more to see and experience.
Know More about this tour
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- 6 nights accommodation
- Round-trip private transfer
- Transport by private vehicle
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- All activities
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (recommended)
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler