Welcome to Togo

Togo is a narrow country in West Africa. It has a land border to the east with Benin, to the west in Ghana, and to the north a short border with Burkina Faso. The country has a short coastline on the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

The short Gulf of Guinea coastline, has sandy beaches, tidal flats and shallow lagoons. The Togo hills traverse the central section. Further north there is savanna and a woodland plateau which leads to mountains.

Trips here usually start at Lome, the capital, with its vibrant markets, friendly people and good food, and its history of German, English and French colonial occupation. Further a field you could hike Togo’s highest peak called Mount Agou, laze on a palm-lined beaches, explore a hilltop village.