• Price: €1435
  • 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:

  • Mole Game Park
  • Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary
  • Kakum National Park
  • Cape Coast slave fort
  • Accra city
  • Nzulezo
  • Paga Crocodile pond
  • Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary
  • Ankasa rain forest
  • Kintampo Waterfalls

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 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

Cape Coast Castle

Day 2 CAPE COAST CASTLE & KAKUM NATIONAL PARK

Visit the Cape Coast Castle and take a guided tour to 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 where they spent their last days on the African continent.

After Cape Coast Castle we continue to Kakum National Park, 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. There is an optional 2 km (1.2 mi) nature walk through this forest to discover the wide variety of exotic floral species and the medicinal values they offer or take a walk on the canopy walkway.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Cape Coast Castle
Crocodile

Day 3 EGYAMBRA CROCODILE POND & ANKASA RAIN FOREST

We start the day with a visit to Egyambra Crocodile pond. Here we will see the crocodiles be summoned by a local fetish priest.

We continue to Ankasa Rain Forest, a wet evergreen forest with more than three hundred plant species in a single hectare. Notable amongst the plant is: Makore, Dahoma and Khaya. We also hope to see:
  • The bongo
  • Forest elephant
  • Diana monkey (endangered)
  • West African Chimpanzee
Bird fauna is also rich with a record of 263 bird species.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Nzuelo village

Day 4 VILLAGE ON STILT

Visit Nzulezo, the village that sits on stilts in the Lake Tadane. It is not known why the village has been built over the water, the main activities of its inhabitants is agriculture, while the fishery plays a secondary role. The lake is however perceived by the local population to protect against certain risks like fire.

Nzulezo is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List in the Cultural category, and is one of few ancient settlements on stilts and platforms left in the world.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Nzuelo village
Mona Monkey

Day 5 BOABENG-FIEMAH MONKEY SANCTUARY

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 (Mona Monkey)

Hippo in the Black Volta River

Day 6 WECHIAU HIPPO SANCTUARY

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.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Hippo in the Black Volta River
Kob Antelope

Day 7 MOLE NATIONAL PARK

In Mole National Park we embark on an afternoon foot safari, guided by an armed ranger, to view West Africa´s big game. The park covers an area of about 4840 sq km, and the animals we have a chance to see here are among others:
  • Elephants
  • Kob Antelope
  • Roan Antelope
  • Common Warthogs
  • Olive Baboon
  • African Buffalo

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Kob Antelope)

Elephants

Day 8 continue MOLE NATIONAL PARK

At mole National Park there is (at the time of writing) three slots per day for safaris, morning, afternoon and evening (after sunset). This day you decide for yourself of which activities you like to embark upon, or if you just like to spend some time relaxing at the pool or in the restaurant overlooking the beautiful Ghanaian savanna.

If you are a bird lover you might want to pick up your binoculars for the morning tour, because you will be happy to know that there are 344 listed spices here.

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

Elephants
Crocodile

Day 9 PAGA CROCODILE POND

On day nine the tour continues to Paga crocodile pond. It is believed that the souls of the people of Paga reside inside these crocodiles, and in accordance the crocodiles are held sacred.

As sacred as they are however, you here will have the opportunity to a face-to-face encounter or even to sit on the back of a live crocodile.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Crocodile)

Kintampo Waterfalls

Day 10 TAMALE ARTS MARKETS & KINTAMPO WATER FALLS

On day ten we start to make our way back to Accra, and on the way we will visit the arts market in Tamale, Tamale central mosque, Kintampo paradise water falls before we spend the night in Techiman.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours (Kintampo Waterfalls)

Kintampo Waterfalls
Independence Square, Accra, Ghana

Day 11 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…).

After this we will take you back to the Kotoka International airport for check-in and departure 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.

Photo: Ghana Safari Tours

Anomabo Beach Resort