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Koutammakou is home to the Batammariba of Togo, a tribe known for its remarkable mud tower-houses.
Kara, Togo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is advisable to book your visit. There are 2 options; museum visit plus brief explanation of approximately 20 minutes. This costs 5000 FCFA + 1500 / 500 FCFA for the museum, depending on whether you are an ex-pat or a local. The other option...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This site is worth the trip and the money. We paid 10,000 Franks for the vehicle and 1500 per person. We also tipped our guide and those we took photos of. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. There are no English speaking people there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Esther F
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Well, first you need to go to Kara and spend the night there from Lome. Then you have to find a way to get to Koutammakou. I rented a whole taxi for the day for 20,000 CFA, a pretty good price and a very nice...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank nomade123
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Be sure to walk to the enormous Baobab tree a little ways from the village. You can slip inside of it! Also be sure to buy lots of stuff from the people. They make great gifts and mementos.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Bill F
Reviewed 4 May 2017

After sleeping near one of the touristic houses for the night ( in a tent) and having near heart attacks from the thunder we visited the koutammakou houses. We first hiked up the mountain so we had an amazing view of the landscape. There was...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Djesika D
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Not easy to get to and if you don't speak French you'll need to take a guide with you. A guide can also prevent you from getting ripped off when trying to organise transport. We were lucky to meet up with a university student who...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank tolovetolive
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Koutammakou as a day trip from Kara. It's enough time to see the places and do a guided tour. The houses and the history of the places are very impressive though you won't be able to fully understand the traditions and customs in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank TimSchmid
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is amazing the things you see and learn once you set foot to travel! Coming in from Kande, you would have to pay 2500CFA. The site is amazing and the structures make you wonder. However, the people need clothings. Anyone going there can be...More

Date of experience: August 2016
11  Thank TitiDokubo
Reviewed 15 March 2014

we had a such great time visiting this village. u can have a glance of how some african tribes live... it's amazing experience and you will feel like in another dimension and time. very recommended

Date of experience: March 2014
9  Thank born2travelit
Reviewed 5 November 2013

People living here are very friendly, especially David, the son of the master of the village. He showed me and my guide how they live. I actually went there in August 2011 and I enjoyed spending some hours with the whole family. They also advised...More

Date of experience: December 2012
4  Thank StefaniaVera
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