Lake Togo and Zangbeto Dance
Duration: 6 hours
Tour Code: LFW-003
Indulge your senses with the unique traditions and flavors of Togo during this scenic visit to Aneho, Glidji and Hlande.
Depart the pier for the scenic, 45-minute drive along the coastal trails and through coconut groves en route to Agbodrafo, a former slave-trade post in Togo. A visit will be made to the Pedakondji Fishermen's Village. From here, your drive will continue on through Aneho, the former capital city of Togo, before arriving in Glidji, the spiritual heart of the Guen people. Upon arrival, you will meet the priests of Glidji's sacred forest.
Next, you will rejoin your coach for the drive to Hlande, a lost village in the farmlands. While seated in the shade of a village patio, you will observe the breathtaking ritual dance of the Zangbeto, the traditional night guardians.
Your tour will conclude with a scenic drive to the Hotel Le Lac, a resort located on the banks of Lake Togo, where you will dine on a buffet lunch. After lunch, you will rejoin your coach for the 45-minute return drive to the pier.
Please note: This tour includes approximately 2 1/2 hours of easy walking/standing. There will be some steps to negotiate as well as natural and uneven surfaces. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and those with mobility concerns are cautioned to carefully evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Light-weight clothing; sun cap; sunglasses; sunscreen; insect repellant; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Please bear in mind that you are visiting a destination where conditions and equipment may not be up to the same standards available in other areas of the world; however, they will be the best available.