• Price: €1365
  • Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights

Best time to come:

  • August to April

Type of transport:

  • Air-conditioned mini-bus

Includes:

  • Pick up at airport
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Park entrance fees
  • Guide fees
  • Excursion costs
  • Fuel and transportation

Where:

  • Kakum National Park
  • Mole National Park
  • Boebeng- Fiema Monkey Sactuary
  • Wechiau community hippo sanctuary
  • Larabanga
  • Cape Coast Castle

Wing over the African continent

Day 1 AKWAABA – WELCOME

Our experienced guides will meet with you at the Kotoka International airport Accra and transfer you to your hotel in Anomabo approx 2hours drive from the airport. After checking in you will spend the rest of the evening relaxing.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Kakum National Park

Day 2 KAKUM NATIONAL PARK - KUMASI

Kakum National Park is one of West Africa’s surviving tropical rain forests. Here you will have a walk among the treetops on the Canopy walkway which is made up of seven bridges extending 330m, hanging 30m (100ft) above the forest floor.

After the Canopy walk we go to our final destination for the day: Kumasi, the second largest city in Ghana and capital of the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Kakum National Park
Black-and-white Colobus Monkey

Day 3 BOABENG-FIEMA MONKEY SANCTUARY

After breakfast we set off on the beginning of our Northern adventure, next stop is Techiman and the sacred monkeys of Boabeng-Fiema.

Here, in a twin village community, an eco-tourism and nature conservation project, the Mona Monkeys, Black and White Colobus monkeys, and humans live in harmony side by side.

Because of the intimate relationship between the monkeys and the village people you have a good chance of close contact with the animals. We will also visit the monkey cemetery, where the dead monkeys are buried as humans.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Black and White Colobus monkey)

Hippo in the Black Volta River

Day 4 WECHIAU

We will visit the only hippo sanctuary in Ghana. Made up of about a 40 km stretch down the Black Volta River, it is home to Hippos, bats, chameleons, hedgehogs and many spices of lizards and snakes. Being the highlight of many travellers to Ghana, this sanctuary is best visited in the dry season, between December and May.

The impressive riparian forest along the Black Volta river sets a stunning backdrop for late afternoon, and early morning canoe safaris.

We spend the afternoon and evening with the local community, enjoying traditional music around our bonfire under the beautiful African night’s sky.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Hippo in the Black Volta River)

Hippo in the Black Volta River
The Black Volta River

Day 5 BLACK VOLTA RIVER

An early morning river safari in traditional dugout canoe viewing the endangered hippos being protected along the beautiful Black Volta River. We return to our lodge and spend the rest of the day exploring the surroundings.

We end the evening with a barbecue prepared by our guide together with you!

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Traditional Canoe in the Black Volta River)

Olive Baboon

Day 6 WECHIAU-MOLE

On day six we bid Wechiau farewell, and head off to Mole National Park Ghana’s largest, oldest and best game viewing park. Home to 90 mammals and at least 344 bird species. Here we embark on an afternoon foot safari, guided by an armed ranger, to view West Africa´s big game.

The rest of the evening you can spend looking at the animals from the excellent viewing point overlooking one of the waterholes. Overnight at Mole Motel.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Olive Baboon)

Olive Baboon
Elephants

Day 7 MOLE

A full day of game viewing at both trekking with the rangers and from the viewpoint at the motel. Why not also spend some time either relaxing at the pool or just have a cold drink at the lovely restaurant.

Among other animals residing in Mole National Park we will see:
  • Elephants
  • Roan Antelopes
  • Olive Baboons

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Elephant in Mole National Park)

Larabanga Mosque, Ghana

Day 8 LARABANGA-KUMASI

In the early morning we embark on the last trek at Mole to view the rest of West Africa’s big game that were not viewed the previous day, and then, after breakfast, we leave for the ancient village of Larabanga.

Here you will witness the traditional way of life of the African rural communities, see the historic mosque and mystic stone situated in Larabanga, and then we head south to the beautiful Kintampo waterfalls.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Larabanga Mosque)

Larabanga Mosque, Ghana
Kumasi Market Ghana

Day 9 KUMASI-ANOMABO

A morning visit to Kejetia market, the largest outdoor market in Western Africa, where we have the opportunity to pick up some bargain souvenirs and experience everyday life for the locals.

We will also visit Manhyia Palace Museum, to obtain firsthand information on the legacies of the Ashanti kingdom. A regal history that dates back to 1700 is told with relics and artifacts. Enjoy a drive through the city with monuments dedicated to the memory of the great Ashanti people.

After this we head back to Anomabo beach resort.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Kumasi Market)

Cape Coast Castle

Day 10 CAPE COAST CASTLE

Visit Cape coast castle, a UNESCO world heritage site for a thought provoking journey through Ghana's tragic Enslaved African trade era, and learn about the faith and last months of the men and women who where to be sent of as slaves to the Americas. This was their last outpost on the African continent.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Cape Coast Castle)

Cape Coast Castle
Independence Square, Accra, Ghana

Day 11 ANOMABO-ACCRA CITY TOUR

This city, that dates back to the 15th century, has a blend of colonial and modern architecture that summarize her history. You will visit:
  • the W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture
  • Independence/ Black Star Square
  • Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.
We will also make a stop at the Arts Centre where you will have an opportunity to use your bargaining skills to shop from an open-air market for artifacts from Ghana and West Africa. We will also stop for a visit to a coffin maker who specialized in different types of coffins (trucks, cows…). Transfer to airport for check-in and departure for home or the next adventure.

Photo: Rjruiziii (Independence Square)

Anomabo Beach Resort

Extension of the tour

If you'd like, there is always the possibility to extend the tour with a relaxing beach stay at Anomabo Beach Resort.

Please enquire with details about length of stay and type of accommodation for price. We will in this case arrange for you to have the Accra city tour afterwards.

This tour has been featured at TravelMag.com.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Anomabo Beach Resort)

Anomabo Beach Resort