Ghana has some of the continent’s most amazing natural habitats, and that is a fact! Get ready to be ‘wowed’ by the sights of our natural environment made up of mountains, rain forests, craters, sanctuaries, botanical gardens, wild life refuge, villages, lakes, lagoons and rivers. Our forest sanctuaries are rich with some of the rarest animals on the continent. The land is open and filled with majestic sceneries that will take your breath away! The waterfalls allow you an opportunity to bask under the shower of clean and natural flowing soothing water. Mt. Afadjato is one of many mountains to climb and the highest in Ghana, so join us as we make the adventurous climb to the peak of the summit. Those brave enough can travel to Kakum National Park, one of Ghana’s finest and well-preserved rain forests with over 100 different plant life and many animal species. If you are looking for an adrenaline rush you can cross the canopy walk suspended over 30 meters above the forest floor. Our beaches are magnificent, so come see the picturesque view of the Atlantic Ocean crashing against the shores and the ocean breeze that will soothe the body and soul; the beaches offers the perfect place to dip your toes or catch a swim! You will definitely get a true sense of nature when you come to visit and experience what Ghana has to offer. Take a tour with us and be dazzled by the sights and sounds of nature and Ghana’s amazing beauty.
- Wli Waterfalls
We will take you on the tour of a lifetime as we journey to the Volta region of Ghana to a unique and beautiful waterfall called Wli. The falls are located in the Agumatsa Wildlife Sanctuary. The waterfall is the highest in Ghana and West Africa and unique for its lower and upper falls natural design. To get there you have to walk through a small sanctuary of animals on the way which includes fruit bats, butterflies, birds, monkeys and baboons. Come and see the mesmerizing falls and learn the history of this natural habitat as you journey with us on this sightseeing adventure where you will surely appreciate our dearest Mother Nature.
- Aburi Botanical Gardens
Depart for the beautiful Aburi Botanical Gardens. The Aburi Botanic Garden is one of the most beautiful, peaceful and fascinating places in Ghana. This eco-paradise was created in 1890 for pleasure and scientific research. It is an exceptional habitat for plants and butterflies from all around the world. The Aburi Botanic Garden is a must experience place for every Ghanaian as well as visitors to Ghana.
- Shai Resource Reserve
A nature and wildlife reserve where you can participate in rock climbing or hiking activities. The Shai Hills Resource Reserve is about an hour’s drive north of Accra. There reserve has several cave systems in the hills, some of which date back to the 19th century. The reserve has a record of 31 mammals, 13 reptiles and 175 bird species that you will be able to view on your visit. There may be a troop of baboons there to greet you at the entrance. Beware, they are cute but quick and will grab your bags or jump on you. Other animals that can be sighted on a visit include Kob antelopes and bushbucks. You will get an opportunity to see the ancestral caves on the Hioweyo and Sayu hills or you may want to go rock climbing or hiking. The tour guides at the reserve will offer you on a safari by foot or in a car as you bask in the beauty of the natural surroundings.
- Kakum National Park (Canopy Walk)
Our tour will take you on a visit to one of Africa’s finest national parks called the Kakum National Park. Kakum National Park is in the Central parts of Ghana. It protects an area of rainforest, home to endangered mammals such as forest elephants, bongo antelopes and primates like the Diana monkey. The park has butterflies and birds, including African grey parrots and hornbills. The highlight of the tour would be a walk on the famous canopy walk in the forest reserve. The Canopy Walkway is suspended 30 meters above the ground and it provides treetop views of the forest. The forest boasts of hundreds of endangered species of animal and plant life that can be sighted on the visit. The park guide will give you the botanical names of many of the ancient trees and herbs that spread across the amazing forest reserve.
- Hans Cottage Crocodile Feeding
The Hans Cottage, Botel is a restaurant on stilts in a large man-made pond that crocodiles and turtles inhabit together with a range of birds. The pond has about 12 crocodiles living there. We will have lunch at Hans Cottage. If you are brave enough you may get an opportunity to touch a live crocodile or maybe just watch the keepers feed them.
- Cape Coast Slave Castle
Our tour guides will take you around the market district of Cape Coast and you will visit the Cape Coast Castle. The castle is close to the sea and represents one of Ghana’s darkest times in history. The colonial slave Castle was built by the Swedes in 1653. You will interactive with the castle tour guides and get an up close look at dungeons that housed the slaves. The castle also houses the West African Historical Museum, established in 1970; the museum was renovated in 1994 with funding from various local and international organizations, the Government of Ghana and the US Smithsonian Institution.
- Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary
Join us as we venture to the Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary which has its roots based on African tradition, culture and religion. This sanctuary is home of over 200 Geoffrey’s Colobus and 500 of the smaller Campbell’s Mona monkeys. The Colobus live high up in the trees whiles the Monas occupy the lower heights, eating a wide variety of food, including what the visitors bring. It has been reported that monkeys that die either by accident or natural cause are given burial by the Fetish Priest of Daworo. A coffin is provided for the monkey; they wrapped in a calico before it is put into the coffin for burial. There is a belief of the tribes when a group of Black and white colobus Monkeys make an un-usual noise between the hours of 11.00pm to 12 midnight, an elderly person from the Twin-village is going to die. Guided walks can be arranged at the visitor center. The village is the best place to see monkeys at close range. It’s particularly a treat to see them jump between the trees. A longer guided walk along the footpaths that emanate from the village provides an opportunity to see some of the many birds and butterflies, as well as a giant mahogany tree thought to be more than 150 years old.
- Akosombo Enclaves (Lake Bosomtwi, Adomi Bridge, Bosumtwi Crater)
We will journey to Akosombo where we will view one of the largest man-made lakes in our part of the world called the Lake Bosomtwi. After enjoying the local scenery, we will journey on the Akosombo, and you will be treated to an awesome ferry ride on Africa’s only man-made Lake Bosomtwi. AKosombo is the home of Ghana’s electricity power generation. We will also take you on a tour around the facility to have a feel of our hydro technologies. While we are in the area we will visit the Bosumtwi Crater -n Earth. The Lake Bosumtwi impact crater was formed about 1 million years ago and is a sacred spot to the Ashanti, who believe the dead come here to bid farewell to the god Twi.
- Mole National Park
Our Mother Nature tour will take you to the Northern parts of the country where we will visit other natural habitats like a visit to Mole National Park, Ghana’s largest wildlife refuge. The park is home to over 90 species of mammals. Elephant, buffalo, kob, warthog, waterbuck, bushbuck, roan antelope, hartebeest, duikers, oribi, patas monkey and green (vervet) monkey are the species commonly seen at Mole National Park. An armed park rangers will walk or drive you through the reserve safari where you will get to see sophisticated floral life, including the trees from which Shea Butter is extracted. It has been reported there are an estimated 742 species of plants and trees in the park of which 4 are endemic species and more than 20 are classified as rare species. This is an adventure you will not forget.
- Mountain Afadja
Mount Afadja in Ghana is one of the highest mountains at an elevation of 885 meters in the Volta Region. The tour guides will take you to the summit of the mountain and you will get to learn a lot, including about endangered species and flora and fauna up top. You will get a bird’s eye view of the vast valley underneath. Become one of the first people to reach the summit in record time. Come test your physical strength and mental endurance.
- Nzulezu- Village
We will visit a village in the Western region, which is unique in its own way for its settlement structure. The village is built on a stretch of water with houses being erected on stilts. The Nzulezu villiage, known for its unique habitat and aqua-marine life is a must-see attraction in Ghana that attracts tourists from all over the world. It is predominantly a fishing community but there are also patches of land on which crops are grown to support their lifestyle and for sustainability. We will get an opportunity to interact with the village people and enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings.
- Kumasi – Kente and Craft Villages
Our tour guides will take you to a special visit to the three famous craft villages in the Ashanti Region near Kumasi: Ahwiaa (the wood carvers’ village), Ntonso, the home of the Adinkra symbols and Bonwire, the home of Kente, the pride of the people of Asante and Ghanaians in general. You will be treated to the history of our Adinkra symbols and when to use them. You will have the opportunity to see how Ghanaian crafts are made and get the chance to learn from the craftsmen how to make these beautiful crafts. You may buy directly from the artisans who make the products after you have interacted with them. You will have the opportunity to pick up a new life skill, as the basket weavers will teach you how to weave a basket from palm fronds, and how to make them colorful and presentable.
- Guided Tour Highlights
- Welcome greetings, transfer from airport or terminal to hotel, relax with leisure day
- Brief orientation by tour guide
- Wli Waterfalls
- Mole National Park
- Shai Resource Reserve
- Tour of Cape Coast Slave Castle
- Experience walking on the Canopy Walk at Kakum National Park
- Visit to Kumasi Ashanti village and craft villages.
- Hans Cottage Crocodile Feed
- Monkey Sanctuaries
- Lake Bosumtwi and Bosumtwi Crater
- Boat excursion to Nzulezu Village on Stilts
- Visit and shop Kumasi Craft Villages
- Climb Mount Afadja
- Aburi Botanical Garden
- Shop Quarshie Market , Mokola Market
- Farewell lunch and departure home
- Arrival and Departure Locations
- Arrivals: You will be picked up at your first point of entry into Ghana from the Kotoka International Airport or Tema Cruise Ship Terminal. We will provide assistance with luggage and escort you to your hotel. You will be able to identify us by looking for placard (Akwaaba! – This Way Africa Welcomes you to Ghana) with the driver’s name on it.
- Departure: You will be dropped off at the Kotoka international airport or TEMA cruise ship terminal
- Tour Duration: customized to fit your travel requirements.
- Hotel Accommodations
Hotel accommodations are based on double-occupancy; additional fees will apply for single-occupancy. On group tours we use standard hotel accommodations, unless the entire group request luxury hotels and an additional cost will be added. Luxury accommodations are available upon request.
- What’s included in the Tour Packages?
- Airport or Cruise Terminal Roundtrip Transfers
- Meet and Assist with Arrival and Departures
- Hotel Accommodations
- Transportation Vehicle with Driver
- Experienced Tour Guide
- Tour Attractions Admission Fees
- Road Levy
- Bottled Water
- What is Not Included in the Tour Packages?
- Flight Airfare
- Cost of Passport and Visa
- Travel Protection insurance
- Gratuity to Tour Guide and Driver
- Travel Requirements
- Travelers wishing to visit Ghana are required to present a valid passport and visa. Travelers are encouraged to contact the Embassy of Ghana to determine current visa requirements.
- Yellow fever vaccination required.
- Travel Insurance is optional, but recommended.
- Our Pricing
The prices are based on your choice of standard or luxury accommodations, number of days, tour destinations, private or group tours. *Prices are subject to cost increases if the hotel and transportation cost increases.
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