6 Days Togo Cultural Safari
This is a classic safari to discover the culture of the people of Togo and some of the historical sites of the small West African countries, the voodoo culture I one of the extraordinary cultural diversities in Togo, Ghana, and Benin.
- Voodoo village
- Lome city tour
- River mono
Day 1: Arrival in Lome Togo
Upon arrival in Togo, you will be received by our expert guides and transferred to the lodge overnight.
Day 2: Drive to Togoville
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 with 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: Visit the voodoo Village
Today will be a day of discovery of the village. Indeed the village has several voodoo temples and cloisters of the Zangbéto. The Zangbéto is a fetish for protection. The Voodoo watches over the village. In the night when the Zangbéto leaves the village nobody should is supposed 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 ceremony to demonstrate very mystical dances. The Zangbéto falls into trance and the masks fall away, but you cannot see the person under the mask. They have transformed into 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 traditional fishing and to discover the aquatic fauna. Late afternoon you will take part in the Zangbéto dance it will be a day not to be forgotten and once in lifetime, you will need to definitely need a lot of photos.
Day 4: Drive to Lome
After the wonderful experience, you will depart for the capital Lome where you will take the Afternoon at Leisure and enjoy the lodge after an expedition in the rural areas of Togo.
Day 5: Lome City tour
Lomé You will depart to Lomé 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 medicinally or love potions. You continue to them to the grand market of Lomé called “Marché des Nanas-Benz” and to the artistic village.
Day 5: Departure
After a wonderful experience, you will bid farewell to the lodge and your Guide Later you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight home.
End of tour
Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
- Entrance fees
- International flight
- Alcoholic drinks
When to book the safari package?
Anytime any day.
Best Time to Travel
Between December and April.