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$3214.97 Multi-day & Extended Tours

13-Days Guided Cultural Discovery and Adventure Tour of Togo and Benin from Lome

Day 1: You are met upon arrival at the Lomé–tokoin international airport by your local guide and transferred to your hotel . Day 2 : Visit to market and museum You will head to Kara north of Togo.A stop over is made at Sokode where you visit the market. Sokode is a commercial center. Day 3 : City and sight seeing tour You have a city tour to discover the people ,their history and their city. You will not miss the seeing of Mountain Kabye . Day 4 : Traveling to savannah area with breathtaking views You will depart from your hotel and travel to a contrasting landscape of savannah surrounding a small locality .Day 5 : Discovery of caves ,and soukals - the traditional village homes You will observe monkeys on the hills near the camp. You will visit the Nano caves and Soukalas .Day 6 : Border crossing and safari drive Depart for Natitingou crossing of the border Togo-Benin .Continue the route to the Pendjari National Park, Biosphere Reserve . You will take a late afternoon safari drive.Day 7 : Game drive and swimming at a waterfall and local interaction . You will take game drive and there after you continue to a waterfall at Tanougo for a well-deserved swim .Day 8 : Visit and face to face interaction with tambermas of Koutammakou world heritage cultural landscape villages Your route will take you to the Togo – Benin border you continue your journey to the valley of Tambermas, called Koutammakou and classified since 2004 in the UNESCO world heritage as cultural and natural landscape.Day 9 : Cultural discovery of metallurgical trade of the ,and skillful black smiths of Bassar region Depart to Bassar where the inhabitants are considered as being skillful in black smiths. Visit their blast furnaces built in clay and fired with wood .Pottery is a common artisan activity in the region.Day 10 : You will be traveling further south to the region of the lush green forest . Today you will move to Kpalimé , region of green forests with breathtaking scenery , water falls , rivers ,mountains and artisanal activitiesDay 11 : Departure for the lovely African dream mountainous village Kouma Konda A village of Kloto for or a botanical walk and swim in the water falls . Day 12 : Trekking to villages and traditional evening music and dance You will trek from one village to another in the area of Mount Agou.Day 13 : Last Day in Kpalime You will take a City tour of Kpalimé- purase some souvenirs when you visit the local craftsmen . After you depart to Lome for your onward flight

$2791.91 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9-Day Best of African Wildlife Safari at Mole and Pendjari National Parks from Accra

Day 1: Accra Upon arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel. Day 2: Accra - Tamale - Mole National ParkYou will transferred to Mole Motel, a stunning location situated on the watering holes with a pleasant pool. You will start off with your late afternoon drive safari .Day 3 : Mole National ParkYou will wake up for your morning foot safari. After you will depart 15kms on dirt road from Mole Motel to Mognori Eco Village a charming and welcoming village made of traditional mud and thatch huts. You will take 45 minutes to one hour canoe safari trip on the mole river up into the back of the mole national park.Day 4: Mole National Park – Tamale – Kara You will head towards Kara in Northern Togo. You will Cross the Ghana –Togo Tatale border. Day 5: Kara - Kaby Mountains Koutammako - Somba - Natitingou You will depart from Kara to Natitingou. You will pass through Lasso village known for its Soukulas. You will see potters who use prehistoric methods and have no ovens but produce ceramic goods covered with straw which are baked subsequently. En route visit the Tcharé village nuzzled in the valley of the Mount Kabyé an area famous for its blacksmithing. At Tchare the traditional black smiths in the village work the iron with an open oven on two sides and stones over the years and still continue to produce farm implements like hoes and machetes using old methods. You continue to a very special village at the Tamberba valley with it's unique architecture described as the adobe or "Tata" miniature fortified castles, a UNESCO World Heritage cultural landscape site known as the Koutammako, of the SombaDay 6: Natitingou – Pendjari National Park You continue your drive to the Pendjari National park. You take your first afternoon game drive safari in this truly beautiful wildlife and natural areas are being conserved. Have on your game list the hippos, African wild dogs, cheetahs, lions, several elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, leopards, warthogs, hippos, baboons, small cats, hyenas, a honey badger, and more. Birds in the park are also an absolute must for bird watching .Day 7: Pendjari National Park Take your morning and afternoon game drives today. You have nothing to do but to look out for the animals you missed the previous day. Day 8: Pendjari National Park – Tanougou - Taneke - Kara You start your day with an early morning game drive. After you depart from the park en route you stop over at Tanougou water falls.Your first stop is a historical visit to the Natitingou Museum relating to German and French presence in the area and learn the Betamaribe culture and tradition.Day 9: Kara – Tamale – Accra You depart from Kara to Tamale. Upon arrival you are dropped off at the airport for your onward flight to Accra and back home.

$1730 Cultural & Theme Tours

7-Day Highlights of Togo

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. 

$386 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Lome City to Koutammakou 3-Day Tour Including Admission Fees

Day 1: Drive for the entire day to Kara making a quick stop at the market town of Sokode for a stroll. Overnight in Kara. Day 2: Visit the Koutammakou landscape, the Tamberma Valley and the Taberma people for the entire day. Get the chance to climb up a sacred baobab tree from the inside walls of its enormous trunk the way the Taberma people do. Climb up a sacred baobab tree from the inside walls of its enormous trunk the way the Taberma people do. Then when you reach the top of the trunk, you’d come out from a gap then come down the outside wall of the trunk akin to rock wall climbing (and trunk nodules take the place of rocks). This is a truly unique experience. This trip also includes a short stop at the blacksmith village of Wyamde. Overnight in Kara.Day 3: Drive for the entire day back to Lome making a stop at the Palais des Congres and the market town of Sokode on the way.This tour requires a minimum of 2 people and include: pick up and drop off at your local hotel, English/French-speaking local guides, basic double room, private car, activity fees and complementary bottled water throughout the tour. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. 

$775 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Tour of the Koutammakou UNESCO Heritage Site from Lome City (Togo & Benin)

Day 1: Leave Lome and drive for the entire day to Boukombe, Benin making a stop at the market town of Sokode in Togo for a stroll. Overnight in Benin. Dinner included.Day 2: Visit the Tata Somba people and villages of Benin. Overnight in Benin. Dinner included.Day 3: Leave Benin and drive back to Togo and visit the Koutammakou UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get the chance to climb a sacred baobab tree from the inside walls of its enormous trunk the way the Taberma people do. Climb the baobab tree from the inside walls of its enormous trunk the way the Taberma people do. Then when you reach the top of the trunk, you’d come out from a gap then come down the outside wall of the trunk akin to rock wall climbing (and trunk nodules take the place of rocks). This is a truly unique experience. Visit the blacksmith village of Wyamde. Overnight in Kara.Day 4: Drive for the entire day back to Lome making a stop at the Palais des Congres and the market town of Sokode on the way.This tour requires a minimum of 2 people and include: pick up and drop off at your local hotel, English/French-speaking local guides, basic double room, private car, activity fees and complementary bottled water throughout the tour. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. 

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