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Ghana 16 Days Culture, Heritage, History and Wildlife Tour

Created with Sketch. Kotoka International Airport, Accra Ghana.
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16 Days

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20 or more. people

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Languages

English

Overview

On this tour, you will have the chance to explore all the amazing sites in Ghana, see the great monuments that still stands to tell the story of the Slave Trade in Africa, Further visit World famous Kakum National park and Mole National Park to enjoy your excursion in Ghana.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Safari in Mole National Park, home of Ghana Wildlife, Kakum National Park, Most Adventurous site in the World, Canon Ride Adventure on the largest man-made lake in Africa, Monkey Sanctuaries, Waterfalls, Slave Castles that are host to Slave Trade in Africa, Beaches and many more interesting sites in Ghana.

Itinerary

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Day 1 – Arrival in Accra Ghana.
Day 1 – Arrival in Accra Ghana.

AKWAABA (Welcome to Ghana)

Our expert guides will welcome you upon arrival at Kotoka International Airport in Accra with a air-condition 4×4 car or Mini Bus depending on your number to explore Accra city as time permits depending on the time of arrival.

Overnight at Afia hotel, a deluxe hotel in area of Accra.

Day 2 – Aburi Botanical Garden, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, Art Center, Makola Market.
Day 2 – Aburi Botanical Garden, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, Art Center, Makola Market.

Our outstanding tour will kick start today morning, waking up to see Africa`s sunrise with a visit to the beautiful Aburi Botanical Garden to start our day with rich history under tall trees Aburi Botanical Garden. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park honors Ghana’s first president, who helped lead the country to independence. The park contains Nkrumah’s mausoleum and a museum charting his life. Art Center the National Museum celebrates Ghanaian culture. Feather explores Makola Market to experience the city’s vast colorful bazaar.

Overnight at Afia hotel, a deluxe hotel in area of Accra.

Day 3 – First lit, Osu Castle, James Town Lighthouse, Dubois Centre.
 Day 3 – First lit, Osu Castle, James Town Lighthouse, Dubois Centre.

We will start our day at The Eternal Flame of African Liberation, First Lit by Nkrumah, stands in Black Star Square, home to the Independence Arch and other monuments to Ghana’s freedom. Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gulf of Guinea in Accra. James Town Lighthouse fishing community offers the best views over the sea and city. The W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Centre for Pan-African Culture includes the civil rights activist’s former home and tomb with a research center.

Overnight at Afia hotel, a deluxe hotel in area of Accra.

Day 4 – Shai hills Reserve, Ada Foah
 Day 4 – Shai hills Reserve, Ada Foah

Shai Hills is the only protected wildlife reserve in Accra where we have the opportunity to see Monkeys, Kobs, Birds and also learn the Culture of the people of “Shai”, as well as visiting the “Cave” Situated in the park where the people of Shai lived, feather explore Ada Foah on the southeast coast of Ghana, where the Volta River meets the Atlantic Ocean. It’s known for palm-lined beaches and estuary islands. Marine turtles breed in the area. On the seafront are traces of Fort Kongenstein, built by 18th-century Danish traders. Next to the old Presbyterian Church is a 19th-century missionary cemetery.

Overnight at Aquah Safari Hotel, a deluxe hotel in Ada.

Day 5 – Avu Eco-Tourist site, Fort Prinzenstein.
 Day 5 – Avu Eco-Tourist site, Fort Prinzenstein.

We shall have a Canon ride at Avu Eco-Tourist site to have some fun this morning and learn how the people of Volta Region distil our Local Gin in Ghana, we will therefore visit Fort Prinzenstein, a fort located at Keta Ghana which was used for the slave trade. Many such forts were built in Africa, but Prinzenstein is one of the few that lie east of the Volta River.

Overnight at Wli Waterfall Inn, a deluxe hotel in Hohoe.

Day 6 – Mount Afadjato, Wli Waterfalls, Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary.
Day 6 – Mount Afadjato, Wli Waterfalls, Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary.

Our morning will lead us to Mount Afadja which is the highest mountain in Ghana standing at an elevation of 885 meters. The mountain is located in the Agumatsa Range near the villages of Gbledi and Liati Wote, in the Volta Region of Ghana at the border with Togo to experience the beauty of the area as well as visiting Wli waterfalls in the area. We will feather explore Tafi Atome the Monkey Sanctuary where you will have encounters with monkeys in their natural world.

Overnight at Adi Lake Resort, a deluxe hotel in Atimpoku.

Day 7 – Adomi Bridge, Volta River, Akosombo Dam, Akaa Falls, Umbrella Rock, Beads market.
 Day 7 – Adomi Bridge, Volta River, Akosombo Dam, Akaa Falls, Umbrella Rock, Beads market.

We will have a morning canoe ride on the Volta River for sightings & relaxation as well as visiting the biggest man-made dam in Africa Akosombo Dam. Scenic drive to Akaka Falls. Ascend Umbrella Rock for an amazing vista. Feather exploring the Agomanya bead market.

Overnight at the Nasco Hotel, a deluxe hotel in Koforidua.

Day 8 – Traditional Craft Villages of the Ashanti Kingdom, Cocoa Farm.
Day 8 – Traditional Craft Villages of the Ashanti Kingdom, Cocoa Farm.

We shall depart Agomanya driving to Kumasi, Visit craft villages around Kumasi showcasing traditional crafts: Kente weaving at Adanwomase, Adinkra stamping at Ntonso, carving at Ahwiaa. Ejisu Visit a cocoa farm to examine Ghana’s main cash crop.

Overnight at Excelsa Lodge, a deluxe hotel in Kumasi.

Day 9 – Manhyia Palace, Komfo Anokye Sword Site, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, Kejetia Market.
Day 9 – Manhyia Palace, Komfo Anokye Sword Site, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, Kejetia Market.

The Manhyia Palace is the seat of the Asantehene of Asanteman, as well as his official residence. It is located at Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom in the Ashanti Region to learn about the Tradition and Culture of the Ashanti Kingdom. We will visit Kofo Anokye of the Ashanti Kingdom, the man who commanded the Golden Stool of Asantehene, explore Prempeh II Jubilee Museum for History of Ashanti Kingdom. Visit the open-air market in the city of Kumasi the capital of Ashanti.

Overnight at Excelsa Lodge, a deluxe hotel in Kumasi.

Day 10 – Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Kintampo waterfalls.
Day 10 – Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Kintampo waterfalls.

Today will be the Adventurous day of our trip to see the rear species of monkey in Africa at Boabeng Fiema monkey sanctuary, where the “Black and White Colobus monkey and Mona monkey” are very friendly and easy to see and photograph. Along the way to the North, we will visit Kintampo waterfalls, one of the highest waterfalls in Ghana. Also known as Sanders Falls during the colonial days.

Overnight at Mole Motel, a deluxe hotel in Mole National Park.

Day 11 – Mole National Park.
 Day 11 – Mole National Park.

Mole National Park protects an area of savannah and forest in northern Ghana. Is home to Elephants, Leopards, Antelopes, Buffalos, Monkeys and different kind of Birds. Our Safari here will boost all the tour and make the holiday more exciting. In the western part of the park, the Konkori Escarpment has panoramic views and overlooks waterholes where animals drink. There are waterfalls along the Kparia and Polzen rivers. To the south, Larabanga village has a centuries-old, Sudanese-style mosque.

Overnight at Mole Motel, a deluxe hotel in Mole National park.

Day 12 – Mole National Park, Larabanga Mosque / Eco Village.
Day 12 – Mole National Park, Larabanga Mosque / Eco Village.

The Larabanga Mosque, built in the Sudanese architectural style in the village of Larabanga, Ghana. It is the oldest mosque in the country and one of the oldest in West Africa, and has been referred to as the “Mecca of West Africa”. It has undergone restoration several times since it was founded in 1421.

Overnight at Mole Motel, a deluxe hotel in Mole National park.

Day 13 – Bui National Park.
 Day 13 – Bui National Park.

You shall depart Mole this morning and drive to Bui National Park. This site covers 1820 km² and notable for its Hippopotamus population in the Black Volta. The endangered Black and White Colobus Monkey and a variety of Antelopes and Birds are also present.

Overnight at Excelsa Lodge, a deluxe hotel in Kumasi.

Day 14 – Slave River, Cape Coast Castle, Crocodile Pond.
 Day 14 – Slave River, Cape Coast Castle, Crocodile Pond.

The Adventure of the Slave trade begins today. We will drive from Kumasi to the Slave River where the slaves captured in Ghana and Africa had their “Last Bath” and was the first since they were captured into prison by the European traders and Portuguese, feather visit Cape Coast Slave Castles, which is one of the largest commercial forts, built on the Gold Coast of West Africa by European traders. It was originally built by the Swedes for trade in timber and gold, but later used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. We will have encounter with crocodiles at Hans Cottage where we will have opportunity to touch crocodiles.

Overnight at Oasis Beach Resort, a deluxe hotel in Cape Coast.

Day 15 – Kakum National Park, International Stingless Bee Centre, Elmina Castle.
Day 15 – Kakum National Park, International Stingless Bee Centre, Elmina Castle.

The World`s famous Kakum National Park is on the coast of southern Ghana, in West Africa. The Canopy Walkway suspended 30 meters above the ground, 350 meters stretched between 7 strong Forest Trees with platforms that give you an outstanding treetop view of the incredible Rain Forest. Elmina Castle was erected by the Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina Castle, also known simply as Mina or Feitoria da Mina in present-day Elmina, Ghana. It was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea and the oldest European building in existence in the south of the Sahara.

Overnight at Kokrobite Beach Resort, a deluxe hotel in Kokrobite.

Day 16 – Kokrobite Beach – To the Airpoprt.
 Day 16 – Kokrobite Beach – To the Airpoprt.

Your last day in Ghana will be a Relaxing and Enjoying at a Popular seafront spot Kokrobite Beach which offer golden sand and high-energy nightlife to have experience at beach in Ghana, swim and refresh ourselves for the day before we make our way to the airport to say Goodbye to Ghana.

Included/Excluded

  • Safari in Kakum National Park (Cape Coast)
  • Game viewing in Mole National Park
  • Canoe safari (Ada Fouh, Avu Eco-Tourism site, Adome Volta lake).
  • Monkey sanctuary visit (Tafi Atome & Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuaries).
  • Beach tour at Accra
  • Tour to Kintampo waterfalls (center of Ghana)
  • A visit to Daboya (smock village).
  • A tour to a historical mosque in Mole.
  • All transport services.
  • Transfers from and to Kotoka International Airport (ACC).
  • 15 nights’ accommodations.
  • Breakfast, lunches, and dinners.
  • All Taxes.
  • Alcoholic Beverages and Soft Drinks.
  • All Airfares Visas.
  • Internet, Laundry, Phone calls etc.
  • Personal Travel / Medical Insurance (We highly recommend you take Travel insurance in case of any emergency).
  • Gratuities (Tips).
  • Extra Plates of Meals, Snacks, and Items for personal use.

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Kotoka International Airport, Accra Ghana.

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