Join an unforgettable journey to experience Ghana. Discover Ghana’s wildlife, culture and nature at its best. This tour takes you to Ghana’s best national parks and villages to give you an up-close experience, immerse yourself in authentic Ghana’s cultures and more.
This tour is available throughout the year Jan 2020 to Dec 20200 days 9 nights Safari with Nature and Culture
Minimum Group Size: 10
Accommodation is based on Double Occupancy
Tour starts in Accra and ends in Accra
|Start Date||January 2021|
ARRIVAL, DINNER AND ORIENTATION SESSIONS
Arrival at Kotoka International Airport (ACC) and you will be transferred to your hotel, Fiesta Royale Hotel in Accra. Spend the rest of the time at your leisure. An orientation session will be followed by dinner and overnight at the hotel.
ACCRA CITY TOUR AND SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy a sightseeing of Ghana’s vibrant capital, Accra. Our experienced guide will lead you as you visit the National Museum, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, W.E.B. DuBois Memorial Centre for Pan-African Culture and the Makola open-market. Overnight is at Fiesta Royale Hotel.
SAFARI DRIVE AT SHAI HILL RESERVES
You’ll visit Shai Hills Reserve which is home to antelopes, baboons, several monkey species, birdlife, and butterflies. You will hike to some of the caves that were once traditional homes to the Shai people. Continue to a riverfront restaurant in Senchi for lunch. Late afternoon, enjoy a boat cruise on River Volta, Ghana’s largest and longest river. Dinner and overnight at Afrikiko riverfront hotel or similar.
VISIT TO MONKEY SANCTUARY AND WLI WATERFALLS
This morning, we visit the Tafi Atome monkey sanctuary and cultural village. Walk in the surrounding forest with a local guide as you look for families of mona monkeys that abound in the forest. These friendly primates are more at home as you share some ripe bananas with them. You’ll have good picture opportunities. After a good time in the sanctuary, we continue to the spectacular Wli waterfalls. Look out for butterflies, insects and listen for bird sounds as you walk some 30 minutes through the riverine forest. Dinner and overnight at Waterheights boutique hotel or similar.
A GUIDED TOUR IN ASHANTI KINGDOM KUMASI
Depart for Kumasi making a brief stop at Bobiri butterfly sanctuary (if it’s between November and March). You will also encounter local Ghanaians engaged in their economic activities including food processing and local distilleries. After lunch, tour Kumasi cultural center before checking in at Four Villages hotel for dinner and overnight.
AFTERNOON SAFARI DRIVE-IN MOLE NATIONAL PARK
We visit the Buabeng-Fiema monkey sanctuary to interact with mona monkeys and rare black-and-white colobus monkeys. Continue to Mole national park and join the afternoon jeep safari in the 4840 square kilometer reserve whose 93 mammal species include elephants, warthogs, buffalos, baboons, antelopes as well as reptiles and several bird species. Dinner and overnight at Mole Motel.
MORNING SAFARI WALK-IN MOLE NATIONAL PARK
Take a morning walking safari with park site guides. Return by 10:00 is for breakfast. Spend the rest of the greater part of your afternoon in your room or at the poolside. After early dinner, we join the people of the Mognori community for a typical traditional Gonja drumming and dancing performance by-the-fireside. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight at Mole Motel.
A VISIT TO KINTAMPO WATERFALLS AND WALK ON HANGING BRIDGE
Leave late morning for Kintampo. Spend some time at Kintampo waterfalls and walk on the hanging bridge above the pool. After lunch, continue to Tanoboase sacred grove for a hiking experience as you experience forest life at sunset. Dinner and overnight at Encome Hotel or similar, in Techiman.
A VISIT TO LARGEST NATURAL LAKE BOSOMTWI
Today, we visit Lake Bosomtwi, the largest natural lake in Ghana. Undertake a walk to some of the villages that surround the crater Lake. You also make time to observe the locals as they engage in fishing using planks instead of canoes. Perhaps you may want to try some fishing yourself. Dinner and overnight at Paradise Hotel or similar, by the bank.
We drive back to Accra and transfer to the KIA airport after a farewell lunch at the popular Buka local Restaurant or similar. Tour ends.
Accommodation, Breakfast and Lunch each day, Tour Vehicle, Driver and Tour Manager for the duration of the tour, available 8:00 am – 5:00 or 6:00 pm each day or longer, as necessary per itinerary, and Entry fees to all attractions listed on the itinerary including the safari drives. 2 bottles of Water each day
International airfare, gratuities to tour driver, tour manager and/or any customer service people who may also provide excellent service, drinks, telephone calls, laundry services, or anything of a personal nature, or not listed on the itinerary.