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Wildlife and Safari Tours of Ghana (10 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 3 - 30 people
Destination(s): Ghana  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 799 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Maximum Per Person Price: 799 Pound Sterling (GBP)

The National Parks in Ghana are home to a dazzling array of wildlife, with highlights including forest and Savannah elephants, hippopotami, lions, leopards, hyenas, chimpanzee, baboons, 7 species of monkey, 3 species of crocodile, buffalo, various antelopes and much, much more. Ghana has over 755 species of birds, with Mole National Park alone having over 93 mammal species. Our wildlife tours incorporate cultural excursions, which gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the real Ghana during your adventure of discovery. With an idyllic setting, coupled with colourful and warm hospitality of the varied ethnic groups, makes this the perfect excursion into one of the finest wildlife zones in the world.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Akwaaba (Welcome). Our experienced guides will meet with you at the Kotoka International airport Accra and transfer you to your hotel. After checking you in your cultural guides offer you Akwaaba (welcome) and brief you on all aspects of your trip. Includes: (D).

Day 2: The beginning of an adventure that will live in the memory forever, we collect you from your hotel and set off for Kumasi passing through the Akwapim range en-route, offering outstanding views of Accra in the distance. We pass through Aburi craft village, Boti waterfalls (seasonal) and visit a family making traditional glass beads before reaching Kumasi capital of the Ashanti region of Ghana. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 3: After a relaxing breakfast we set off on the beginning of our Northern adventure, first stop is Techiman and the sacred monkeys of Boebeng-Fiema. We spend the afternoon with the community walking trails into the forest to see the Mona and black and white colobus monkeys, whilst learning the history behind their protection and why they are perceived to be sacred. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 4: The day starts with a buzz as we set of for the Wechiau community hippo sanctuary, stopping at a traditional Sudanese style mud and stick mosque en route. We arrive at Wechiau which was voted the 3rd best conservation destination by the Independent news paper (UK) in 2000. We spend the afternoon and evening with the local Lobi community, enjoying traditional music around our bonfire under the beautiful African night’s sky. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 5: An early morning river safari in traditional dug out canoe viewing the endangered hippos being protected along the beautiful Black Volta River. We return to our lodge before setting off for an afternoon in Wechiau meeting and mixing with the locals, we visit the chief’s palace and have the option of sleeping at the hippo hide in the evening. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 6: After a leisurely breakfast we bid farewell to our new friends in Wechiau before setting off for Mole National Park Ghana’s largest, oldest and best game viewing park. On our arrival we take an afternoon foot safari with armed guide. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 7: A morning dedicated to wildlife viewing and tracking the worlds largest land mammal, African elephant on foot with armed guide getting extremely close to this remarkable animal. After a wildlife packed morning the remainder of the day is spent enjoying our beautiful surroundings on our final evening at Mole. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 8: After a leisurely breakfast we set off for Kumasi stopping at Larabanga mosque and the beautiful Kintampo waterfall en route. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 9: 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 enjoy lunch in Obuasi where we find Ghana’s largest gold mine before arriving in Cape Coast and visiting the Cape Coast Castle a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a thought provoking journey through Ghana’s tragic enslaved African trade era. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 10: A morning visit to the world famous Kakum Canopy walkway, found in Kakum National Park, a beautiful tropical Guinea rainforest which supports over 40 mammal species and 300 species of birds. Afterwards we set off for Accra if time permits we visit the National Museum and Cultural Centre on our arrival. We enjoy an early evening meal before your transfer to the airport after a wonderful 10 days with Ashanti African Tours in Ghana. Includes: (B, D).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Collection, transportation in and around Ghana
- Accommodation
- All meals
- Mineral water
- Park entrance fees
- All guide fees
- Excursion costs.

Price Excludes:
- Flights
- Travel insurance
- Entry visas
- Soft and alcoholic drinks
- Items of purely personal nature.

- Single Supplement: £175
- Deposit: £250.

About This Supplier
Location: Ghana
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007

M15982 is a West African Travel Destination Specialist and a registered tour operating company based in Cape Coast, Central Region, Ghana. They have a long term commitment to responsible travel, community development and conservation ensuring local economies in the areas they visit benefit from their presence. ...

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