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About Togo

Togo is a beautiful destination located in West Africa. With a population of approximately 7.5 million, it is one of Africa’s smallest countries. Togo is a blissful playground which affords a great diversity of lakes and beautiful beaches. Popular attractions include Koutammakou in Lomé, Cascade de Womé in Kpalime and a bustling marketplace in Kara.

Cheap flights to Togo are now available for a limited period of time, so prepare to be amazed by this African treasure. The capital city of Togo is Lomé, it is home to Lomé–Tokoin Airport (LFW), which is a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Lomé–Tokoin Airport serves many airlines including Ethiopian Airlines. Popular international flights depart from Cape Town and Johannesburg. The flight duration from Johannesburg to Lomé is approximately 16 hours and 30 hours.

Why visit Togo

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National Parks

Nature is in abound in Togo. Enjoy the surreal scenes of its beautiful national parks, including Kéran National Park, Fazao Malfakassa National Park and the Abdoulaye Faunal Reserve. Prepare to see the most incredible birds such as flamingos and swans.

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Culture

Togo’s culture can be felt through its influential ethnic groups, including the Ewe, Mina, Tem, Tchamba and Kabre. Fabrics are some of the ways through which the Togolese people express their experiences of ancient everyday life.

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Cuisine

Maize is integral in the Togolese staple diet with German and French influences. Fish and shellfish can be found along the Atlantic coast. Tourists are encouraged to try specialties such as akume, grilled prawns and koklo meme.

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip

Currency CFA Franc (XAF)
Exchange Rate 1 ZAR = 42.41 XAF
Language French
Hub Airport Lomé–Tokoin International Airport
Airline ASKY Airlines
Time Zone GMT +1
Travel Adaptor Type C

Best time to visit Togo

The northern regions have a particularly dry climate and characteristics of a tropical savanna. In the southern regions, there are two seasons of rain (April to July, and September to November). The best time to visit Togo would be between January and March, or August and September, this way you will avoid the rain seasons. The average temperature in the capital city, Lomé, is 27 degrees Celsius.

Weather & Climate in Togo

Average temperature (°C) & rainfall level (mm) per month

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Low °C 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C
High °C 32°C 32°C 33°C 32°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Rainfall (mm) 8 33 53 101 152 226 80 29 55 84 27 11

A journey into the mystical world of voodoo awaits in the villages of Togo. Dabble in the long last traditions of magical powers and Voodoo ceremonies and trances, as it is still an integral part of the Togolese identity. Stunning landscapes filled with exquisite lakes and palm-tree beaches lure all tourists to this off-the-beaten-track African destination. There is so much to be experienced through the authentic spirit of the people roaming the bustling streets of the big city and villages. A trip to Togo is sure to leave you feeling incredible and pleasantly fulfilled.

The capital city, Lomé, is fondly referred to as the Paris of West Africa. It charms tourists with its vibrant everyday life. Known for its abundance of markets, you are sure to be enthralled by what this city has to offer. Popular attractions include the National Museum, the Fetish Market and the Palais du Congrès.

A journey to Kpalimé leads to an entire new world, amongst the majestic forests and cocoa regions. Kpalimé is the ideal destination for avid hikers as it situated close to the highest elevation in Togo. Enjoy incredible walks through the city and amongst the nearby mountains. It is imperative to try Fufu (West African dough). Popular attractions include Mount Agou, Cascade de Yikpa and Foret de Missahohe.

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South African passport holders require a Visa to visit Togo. You can obtain an entry visa on arrival in Togo for a maximum stay of up to seven days. Although, you are advised to apply for your visa in advance, to avoid waits at immigration. There is no South African Embassy in Togo.

The nearest one is the South African Embassy in Benin, which is also accredited to Togo.

Address: Lot F4 (Behind Air France), Cotonou

Phone: + 229 21 307 217/+ 229 21 306 865 Fax: + 229 21 213 0685/+ 229 21 213 0695

Travellers should ensure that they are up-to-date with all routine vaccinations. These vaccines include diptheria, tetanus, meningitis and polio. Tourists should also have a valid yellow fever certificate in order to enter Togo. For more information about vaccinations required for Togo, visit Traveldoctor.info

Tourists are encouraged to always be vigilant throughout their tour in Togo. Be wary of pickpocketing and bag snatching, especially along the beaches and market areas in Lomé. Avoid walking alone at night. Do not flaunt your possessions such as cameras, tablets, cellphones and wallet/purse.

Item Cape Town Johannesburg Lomé
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant R100 R100 R53
Domestic Beer (0.5 litre draught) R25 R25 R21
Cappuccino (regular) R23 R23 R30
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) R10 R10 R7
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) R39 R40 R23
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