• Price: €1540
  • Duration: 10 days / 9 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 – Canopy walkway
  • 3 days at Mole National Park
  • Atewa Range Forest Reserves
  • Windy Bay Reserve

Wing over the African continent

Day 1 AKWAABA – WELCOME

After your flight into Accra, Ghana, our experienced guides will meet with you at the Kotoka International airport, from where you will go to Hunters Lodge at Winneba (Windy Bay) Reserve. Here you will rest and acclimate for the rest of the day.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Curlew Sandpiper

Day 2 WINDY BAY RESERVE

The day starts with breakfast and a a short tour discussion and then the birdwatching begins at Windy Bay Reserve, where we hope to see, among other species:
  • Curlew Sandpiper
  • Wood Sandpiper
  • Marsh Sandpiper
  • White-fronted Plover
  • Ruddy Turnstone

Photo: JJ Harrison (Curlew sandpiper)

Curlew Sandpiper
Kakum National Park

Day 3 KAKUM CANOPY

In Kakum National Park over 250 confirmed species resides, including hornbill, african grey parrot and the white breasted guineafowl who is among 7 other species of global conservation concern.

The first day in Kakum we will spend on the fabulous Canopy walk platforms, which we hope will make for a treat for even the most hardened birders.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Kakum Canopy Walk)

Violet-backed Hyliota

Day 4 KAKUM NATIONAL PARK

Our second in day Kakum we will hike through the Park and we hope to se among others species:
  • Violet-backed Hyliota
  • Chestnut-capped Flycatcher
  • Brown-cheeked Hornbill

Photo: Francesco Veronesi (Violet-backed Hyliota)

Violet-backed Hyliota
Shining-blue Kingfisher

Day 5 ABOABO

In the northern part of Kakum we find Aboabo. Here we will have another chance to catch some of the birds we might have missed at the main entrance at Kakum National park, be on the look out for:
  • Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill
  • Blue-throated Roller
  • Shining Blue Kingfisher

Photo: Francesco Veronesi (Shining-blue Kingfisher)

Elephants

Day 6 MOLE NATIONAL PARK

We leave for Mole National Park on day six. Mole National park is Ghanas largest wild life reserve, and harbours the country´s largest population of birds. Here you will not only see birds, but also elephants, antelopes, buffalos and many other animals.

We will spend three days in Mole National Park to ensure that you will have plenty of opportunities to see as much of Ghanas wildlife as possible.

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

Elephants
Superb Sunbird

Day 7 MOLE NATIONAL PARK

To the rocky escarpment of Mole National Park notable for stone partridge and many species of birds. Among others we will be on the lookout for:
  • Splendid Sunbird
  • Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver
  • Bearded Barbet

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Splendid Sunbird)

Blue-breasted Kingfisher

Day 8 MOLE NATIONAL PART

On our third and last day here in Mole National Park we will continue our birdwatching on the moist woodland, and try to see more of the vast number of bird species residing in the park.
  • Violet Turaco
  • Blue-bellied Roller
  • Red-throated Bee-eater

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Blue-breasted Kingfisher)

Blue-breasted Kingfisher
Kumasi Market Ghana

Day 9 KUMASI

Here we stop for a day of relaxation. In Kumasi you will find the Kumasi Central Market, which is Ghanas largest traditional market, consisting of more than 10.000 stores. Here you will find every conceivable product in Kumasi.

You will also be able to visit the Manhyia Palace Museum where you will get insight in the Ashanti history and will be able to see some key historical items pertaining to Ghana’s ancestry.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Snails at Kumasi Central Market)

Independence Square, Accra, Ghana

Day 10 ATEWA – ACCRA AIRPORT

Early morning birding at Atewa Range before your departure at the airport.

The Atewa Range is special as it among other things, has an area of about 17,400 hectares of upland evergreen forest, rare for Ghana. Here we hope to see among others:
  • Red-rumped Tinkerbird
  • Green-tailed Bristlebill
  • Yellow-bearded Greenbul

Photo: Francesco Veronesi (Red-rumped Tinkerbird)

Independence Square, Accra, Ghana
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.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Anomabo Beach Resort)