Multiday Tours from Lome

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2-Day Voodoo Trail with a Stay in a Remote Voodoo Village

$254.00
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Known as the homeland of Voodoo (or Vodun, French Vaudou), many Togolese still practice this ancient religion or spiritual folkway. Voodoo traditions and rituals remain primitive and are highly visible across the country. This tour will provide an opportunity to engage yourself in Togolese life in a remote village where Voodoo has a profound influence on the daily activities of the natives. The tour includes an overnight stay at this village.

Day1: Drive to Agome Sevah making a quick stop at a Voodoo fishing community in Aneho. Take a tour of the village of Agome Sevah and get the chance to observe a Voodoo ritual.  You may want to swim or paddle a canoe. Stay in a basic room. 

Day 2: Drive to Lake Togo. Sail across the lake on a pirogue to Togoville, a center for Voodoo practices. Set out on a guided tour of the village. Drive to your final stop at the Akodessewa Fetish Market, the world’s largest Voodoo market, where you will learn more about Voodoo rituals. 

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3-Day Tour of the Koutammakou UNESCO World Heritage Site (Togo)

$309.00
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The Koutammakou in northern Togo is a cultural landscape that is inhabited by the Batammariba people, also known as Tammari people, or Somba people (of Benin), or Taberma people (of combined Togo and Benin). 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. Taberma women are famous for their gazelle horn headdress. Dancing with the Taberma women in their headdress is an experience not to be missed.

Day 1: Drive for the entire day to Kara making a quick stop at the market town of Sokode for lunch and a stroll. Overnight in Kara. 

Day 2: Visit the Koutammakou landscape, the Tamberma Valley and the Batammariba people for the entire day. The visit will include 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. 

The cost of this tour is $309 per person for a minimum of 2 persons, or $608 for 1 person. 

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4-Day Tour of the Koutammakou UNESCO World Heritage Site (Togo & Benin)

$406.00
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The Koutammakou in northern Togo is a cultural landscape that is inhabited by the Batammariba people, also known as Tammari people, or Somba people (of Benin), or Taberma people (of combined Togo and Benin). Get the chance to visit the villages of the Taberma people in Togo and Benin. 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 and climbing a sacred baobab tree are unique experiences not to be missed.

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. 

Day 2: Visit the Tata Somba people and villages of Benin. Overnight in Benin. 

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.

The cost of this tour is $406 per person for a minimum of 2 persons, or $812 for 1 person.