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Best Hiking Trails in Togo


Touted as one of the best places in West Africa to visit, Togo is a narrow country sandwiched between Benin and Ghana, that has low mountains to explore. There is not a lot of information available on hiking in Togo; currently, there are trails to the country’s highest peak, Mount Agou, and Mount Klout, both in the Kpalime area. The best months to go hiking in Togo are November to March. Read on for more information on where and when to go hiking in Togo. 

Capital: Lomé

When To Hike in Togo?

November – March: Dry period but very hot
April – May: Some rain
June – October: Rainy period

Climate: Tropical – dry and rainy seasons. Affected by the African monsoon. 


Togo Monthly Weather

Accessibility of Hiking

Medium – Hard: You need a guide and not clear if there are established trails other than Mt Agou. 

Transportation required: Car

Most popular hikes in Togo

There are mountains in the southwest that run along the western border and travel diagonally across Togo and into Benin in the east. The main hiking area seems to be in the southwest part. Highest Mountain: Mt Agou (986 m); in the Kpalimé area.

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  • Region has mountains but not a lot of info on hiking here

Around Kpalimé

  • Mt Agou 
  • Mt Klout (710 m) 

Long Distance Trails of Togo

Togo's Walking & Hiking Resources

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Togo Hiking Books: No hiking specific books

  • Lonely Planet West Africa, by Anthony Ham and Carolyn Sieg, 2017, Lonely Planet Publications – https://amzn.to/43LKRYK


Best Hiking Trails in Togo:

You can find more details on hiking these trails from trail maps/apps, other websites, and tourist offices:

  • Mount Agou
  • Mount Kloto


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What Else To Do

  • Fetish market 
  • Voodoo (artifacts related to this)
  • Beaches

Other Important Points