Spotlight on Destination Togo

8 Jun

Mr. Eric K.A. Anthony of Alba Travel Service, highlighted Togo, a small country in West Africa, as a travel destination with diverse products and an ideal location. The country has a population of six million inhabitants and over 40 ethnic groups. The Togolese are known for their kindness and hospitality.

Togo Map courtesy of C.I.A. World Factbook

Togo is situated between Ghana and Benin and is bordered by Burkina Faso in the north. Along the coast, temperatures range from about 75 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, while inland, temperatures range from 70 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Though Togo has a tropical climate, the geography of this 56,785 sq km country is greatly varied from the semi-arid North of the country to the lagoons and marshes in the south, beaches along the southern coastline and rainforests and lakes within the country. The best time to visit is between early November and late April, but visitors are encouraged travel to Togo year-round.

Photo of Lomé courtesy of Alba Travel Service

Visitors to Togo will have no shortage of activities. Lomé, the capital city is a modern metropolis with a lively nightlife and traditional Togolese cuisine. It is also a center of culture, tradition and markets. Outside of the capital city, visitors can travel to cultural and historic sites such as: Wood Home; Koutammakou, a UNESCO world heritage site; Blast Furnaces; Festivals (Epe-Ekpe, Agbogbozan, Evala, Dpontr, Gadao-Adossa and others); voodoo ceremonies; Royal Durbars; and museums.

Photo courtesy of Alba Travel Service

Natural sites found throughout the country include: waterfalls (Akloa-Wome, Yikpa); national parks (Sarakawa-Fazao); Agou, Kloto and the fetish mountains; the Mono waterways; yellow sand beaches; and Togo Lake.

While traveling around Togo, visitors will find a range of accommodations including Mercure Sarakawa, Santa Maria, Ghis Palace, Novela Star, Eda Oba, Le Berceau, Kara, Central, and Le Lac.

Alba Travel Service offers an array of tours:  beachside stays with daily excursions, discovery tours, and inter-state tours. If visitors have a particular tour in mind not listed on the website, Alba Travel Service will help to create a personalized itinerary.

To learn more about Alba Travel Service, or to book a tour, visit their website at: http://www.albatravel.tg/ats/ats_en/

ALBA TRAVEL SERVICE

Tel: 228.222.13.43

ats@albatravel.tg

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