The Wonderful South Togo Tour In 9 Days

Enjoy the Togolese culture and hospitality in the coastal and plateaux regions

Duration

9 days

Meeting Point

Lomé, Togo

Group Size

10 max.

Language

French & English

Minimum Age

8

Live At The Rhythm Of South Togo

South Togo Tour

9 Days – Starting at $1,799 / person

The South is the greener and cooler part of Togo. In this South Togo Tour, hike the plateaux region with its small mountains and waterfalls. Indulge in the water in the coastal area full of beaches, rivers, and lakes. Hippos are there to be spotted by adventurers. On the way, meet a plethora of artists and artisans, and discover the region’s culture. Find significant historical sites and learn from the past.

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South Togo Tour Highlights

Day 1 – Arrive in Lomé

Pick up at the airport. Transfer to the eco-villa.

Meet the staff and other guests of the South Togo Tour.

Settle and rest at the eco-villa or go to a nearby beach. (depending on the time of arrival)

Diner at the eco-villa. (depending on the time of arrival)

We spend the night in a beautiful villa entirely constructed with local materials and decorated with pieces from local artists and artisans.

Dinner

Eco-Villa

45 min

Day 2 – Meet the living forces of Lomé

Artist studio: Meet a painter where he works, discover his art and start a conversation.

Espace Viva: Lunch cooked by a local chef showcasing his creations. Meeting with local entrepreneur in organic cosmetics.

Woelab: A low-tech and eco-conscious startup incubator. Understand the philosophy behind it and witness a few projects.

Welcome party at the eco-villa: Live traditional music and dance, African dinner is served on the roof terrace, facing the ocean.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Eco-Villa

2h

Day 3 – Explore the Missahoe forest

Charming village on Mount Kloto: In the classified forest of Missahoe, we walk among agricultural fields and century-old trees. Our guide shows us how plants are traditionally used in daily life.


Traditional authorities: After lunch, we pay a visit to the village chief.

Painting by the waterfall: We head to a cute nearby waterfall where a painter using plant pigments shows his art and where we can cool down in the water.


We spend the night in modern, tastefully decorated mud huts constructed traditionally. You are free to eat dinner at the hotel or elsewhere.

Breakfast, lunch

Ecolodge

3h30

Day 4 – Enjoy a waterfall and engage with artists and artisans

Kpimé Falls: Hike in the mountain to reach two gorgeous falls. Enjoy a picnic by the water.

Learn the basics of African dance and drums in a remote cultural center.

Meet local artists and artisans and admire their work.

Dinner at a restaurant with a choice of Togolese delicacies.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Ecolodge

1h

Day 5 – Enter rural Togo

Meet a sculptor in his workshop/museum parc. Appreciate his work and engage with the artist while refreshments are served.


Listen to an African storyteller.

See the operation of an organic farm, delict farm to table lunch while conversing with the owner of the farm.

Observe traditional pottery techniques in a specialized village.

We dine organic food at the ecolodge where we spend the night.

Breakfast, lunch

Ecolodge

4h30

Day 6 – Explore villages and search hippos

Learn about an artisan workshop using recycled material.


Visit a traditional village specialized in gari (cassava flour) making or blacksmithing depending on the season.


Embark on a pirogue and look for hippos in their protected area.


In a village by the lake, enjoy traditional music and dance while having dinner. We sleep in a tent.

Breakfast, dinner

Tent

3h15

Day 7 – Head to the coastline

Wake up early to spot hippos in the lake.

Stroll in a medium size market and admire stalls of fruit, vegetables, crafts and more.


Visit the Ecomuseum Guindoua of Aneho, peaceful green heaven, and learn about its creator’s dedication to nature conservation. While eating Togolese food, we watch some of the region’s folklore.


Marvel at the mouth of the Mono river and enjoy a beach walk.


Free time in the hotel where we spend the night.


Breakfast, lunch

Hotel

2h15

Day 8 – Visit historical sites and relax at the beach

Enter the House of Slaves and discover the terrible history of the slave trade.


Cross the lake on a pirogue to reach Togoville whose king Mlapa III signed the protectorate agreement with Germany, giving birth to Togoland. Stroll in the village and learn about voodoo culture.


Lunch and free time at a beach resort.


Diner at the eco-villa near Lomé.

Breakfast

Eco-villa

1h45

Day 9 – Depart from Lomé

Breakfast in the eco-villa.

Free time. (depending on your departure time)


Drop off at Lomé airport. End of the South of Togo Tour.

Breakfast

45 min

What’s Included In The South Togo Tour

Included
Lodging in double occupancy ($230 supplement for single occupancy)
Airport transfers and transportation for the whole trip
Meals with drinks as specified
Mineral water at will
Tour guide for the whole trip
Entrance fees and local guides
Excluded
Airfare to Lomé airport
Trip insurance
Meals not specified
Personal expenses & extra drinks
Tips

Our Promise To Travel Responsibly

Local Food

We eat fufu, one of the most typical meals in the area.

Our cooks use the agricultural production of the village.

Cultural Heritage

We enjoy traditional dance and music performances.

We learn about simple living in the village.

We discover the local flora and its use.

Sustainability

We use 5-liter water bottles to limit our use of plastic.

The tableware we use is reusable and made of coconut, clay and bamboo.

Fair Trade Travel

We care about our partners and value their contributions. Therefore, we pay them a fair wage.

Our partners range from the village’s traditional authority and the villagers to certified guides and local artists.

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Flexible Cancellation Policy

Book confidently with options to change your plans

Up to 90 days before departure date

Full Refund

We will send your money back, no questions asked

Up to 30 days before departure date

Free Date Changes

Change dates for the same trip and we’ll apply your deposit to this trip

Up to 30 days before departure date

Free Voucher

Cancel your trip and we will send you a voucher you can use on future trips

Our Promise To Travel Responsibly

Local Food

During the South Togo Tour, we dine in restaurants that use local and organic products when available.

Vegetarian options are available. You have the opportunity to taste a large choice of dishes so you can discover the local cuisine.

Cultural Heritage

We spread knowledge about local history and culture. The economic impact of our visit contributes to their preservation.

More specifically, we learn traditional dance and music. We discover the local flora and its use. We meet people from the various regions of Togo. We learn about voodoo. We visit historical sites from World War I and the slave trade.

Sustainability

We opt for small eco-friendly hotels/lodges or guesthouses that are locally owned, built with local materials, and sustainably managed, when available.

We use 5-liter water bottles to limit our use of plastic.

We collect waste generated during the trip, and we locally recycle or safely dispose of the same.

Fair Trade Travel

We care about our partners and value their contributions. Therefore, we pay them a fair wage.

For the South Togo Tour, we partnered with villages’ traditional authorities, villagers, local guides, lodge owners, and local artists.

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Flexible Cancellation Policy

Book the South Togo Tour confidently with options to change your plans

Up to 30 days before the tour start date

Full Refund

We will send all your money back, no questions asked.

From 29 to 7 days before the tour start date

Voucher: 100%

Cancel your trip, and we will send you a voucher for the full value of your trip that you can use on future bookings.

Less than 6 days before the tour start date

Voucher: 70%

Cancel your trip, and we will send you a voucher for 70% of the value of your trip that you can use on future bookings.

Acceptable Covid 19 reasons

  • Proof of Covid 19 positive test of at least one member of your party
  • Travel ban to Togo from your country of residence
  • Travel ban from Togo for people of your nationality or country of residence

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Book this once-in-a-lifetime trip now

If you have a connection with Africa and you have been willing to come to the continent but didn’t know how, this is your opportunity. The South Togo Tour is tailor-made for first-time visitors or those who want to connect deeper with Africa.

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