WHY VISIT TOGO
Togo has several advantages up its sleeve: The smiling hospitality of the people, varied landscapes, beautiful beaches, and excellent quality/price ratio for the tourist infrastructure, all will surely tempt you.
Its capital, Lome, is a particularly lively place, the big market with a wealth of products of all kinds, the craftsman’s village where craftsmen work in front of you, and the National Museum that houses a beautiful collection of pottery and sculptures.
The Fazao-Malfakassa National Park is a beautiful place where nature reigns, a great place for a pleasant walk with the possibility of seeing some of the many species that live in the forest such as monkeys, and antelopes, elephants, and lions.
The village of Togoville is definitely worth a visit: Still influenced by voodoo, it has various places to discover; the chief’s house, the craftwork center, the church with its beautiful stained glass windows, the royal palace, and also Togo Lake with its healthy waters that will appeal to water sports fans or those who enjoy fishing.
Finally, the Tamberma valley offers the opportunity to discover the eponymous villages, whose very special buildings are made of clay, straw, and wood, built in the form of various turrets thus retaining a welcome cool temperature: The villagers live in complete symbiosis with their environment and keep the traditions alive by following the ancestral precepts, particularly respecting the specific architecture, that of the Tatas.
WHAT TO SEE IN TOGO
WHEN TO GO TO TOGO
The best period to visit Togo is from November to February.
The year is comprised of two large seasons; a dry season from November to March and a rainy season from April to October with a few variations to the south, where the rainy season ends in June to give place to the drier season in July and August, before the humidity returns in September and October.
The best time to travel there is from November to February when heavy humidity or heat waves do not prevail, even if the harmattan can make the atmosphere heavier and bring sand dust at this time.
Following is a list of typical festivals and celebrations of Togo.
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HOW TO REACH AND TRAVEL THROUGH TOGO
For inland transportation, minibuses are numerous and inexpensive. You can also ride around by bicycle, or rent a 4×4 if you have a high budget.
by plane, the main airports are:
GENERAL INFORMATION ON TOGO
health tips & vaccination: a vaccination against yellow fever is required, and also updates to all the normal vaccinations, it is advisable to add those against typhoid and hepatitis A and B. The meningitis vaccine is also recommended during the dry season. Finally, you should take the usual precautions regarding the consumption of water, fruit and vegetables and attentive hand washing, do not swim in stagnant water and avoid close contact with animals.
local currency: CFA Franc
local time zone: GMT+0
electricity: type C (220 V – 50 Hz)
WHAT TO DO IN TOGO
typical food in Togo
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