Heritage and Wildlife Ghana Tour - 12 Days

Heritage and Wildlife Ghana Tour

Overview

Proceed with us to Ghana for the 12 Day Heritage and Wildlife Ghana Tour. We will travel to Ada Beach Resort, an ideal beach for swimming and fun till sunset, experience the exciting cruising at the Manet Paradise Resort, and continue to Xavi Birds Sanctuary to watch the various species of birds in different shapes, colours and sizes. You will also enjoy their welcoming “chorus”. They are then followed by a cruise on the Lotor River that allows them to witness local fishing practices. We will view the beautiful and diverse flora that frame the river and proceed to the following tourist site at Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary. You will see the endangered Mona Monkeys in their natural habitat.

Trip Highlights

  • Arrival in Ghana - Meet and transfer from the airport to your hotel, dinner and overnight.
  • Accra to Ada
  • Ada to Xavi Birds Sanctuary
  • Ho to Mountain Afadjato
  • Ho to Akosombo
  • Akosombo to Larteh and Aburi
  • Aburi to Kumasi
  • Kumasi to Obuasi
  • Kumasi to Salaga, Yendi and Tamale
  • Tamale to Mole National Park
  • Mole to Accra

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Ghana

Meet and transfer from the airport to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2
Accra to Ada

We will travel to Ada Beach Resort, an ideal beach for swimming and fun till sunset. Experience the exciting cruising at the Manet Paradise Resort. Tourists will take Lunch and Dinner there. Overnight at the Manet Paradise Resort.

Day 3
Ada to Xavi Birds Sanctuary

After breakfast, we will drive to Xavi Birds Sanctuary to watch various birds’ various species; the birds are in different shapes, colours, and sizes. You will also enjoy their welcoming “chorus”. We will break for lunch. We are then followed by a cruise on the Lotor River that allows you to observe local fishing practices. We will view the beautiful and diverse flora that frame the river. Our following tourist site is the TafiAtome Monkey Sanctuary. You will see the endangered Mona Monkeys in their natural habitat. Dinner and overnight at Chances hotel in Ho.

Day 4
Ho to Mountain Afadjato

Depart Ho and tour Mountain Afadjato, the highest mountain in Ghana. We will break for lunch and then proceed to Wli Waterfalls to experience the water’s indigenous freshness. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5
Ho to Akosombo

Leave Ho and travel to Akosomboafter after breakfast to view one of the largest human-made lakes globally: the beautiful Volta Lake. We then proceed to Akosombo Dam for a guided tour. They will educate us on how Ghana generate electricity. Lunch at Volta hotel. Free leisure. Dinner and overnight at Volta Hotel.

Day 6
Akosombo to Larteh and Aburi

After breakfast, we will drive to Akonedi Shrine at Larteh. They will tell you the significance of our traditional beliefs and the Shrine; the village elders pay homage to the Shrine gods on behalf of the entire township during special occasions. We will break for lunch at a local restaurant. We shall then continue by a ride to Aburi Botanical Gardens, where you experience the gardens’ pure nature and fresh breeze. There will be a brief tour of the gardens, including education on the trees and the botanical names—Dinner and overnight at the Aburi Guest House.

Day 7
Aburi to Kumasi

Early morning departure to Kumasi after breakfast. Our first stop is the Manhyia Palace. We will watch a video clip on the Asante Culture and Kingship, followed by a guided tour of the museum. We will break for lunch. We will then proceed to the Kumasi Cultural Centre for traditional crafts items for sale. Dinner and overnight at Miklin Hotel.

Day 8
Kumasi to Obuasi

You will visit the Obuasi Goldmines. There will be a guided tour of the mining area so that you will experience the process of mining and how the miners extract Gold. Upon arrival in Kumasi, we will take lunch and then tour the Kejetea Market, one of the biggest open markets in West Africa. We will visit the Kente Village at Bonwire. They also have innate Handicrafts, Pottery, Wood Carvings and Traditional Beads for sale. Dinner and overnight at Miklin hotel.

Day 9
Kumasi to Salaga, Yendi and Tamale

Early morning departure to the historic Salaga Slave Market. We will have a local lunch in Salaga, followed by a brief Yendi’s historic township tour. Upon arrival in Tamale, we will have dinner and overnight at the Mariset hotel.

Day 10
Tamale to Mole National Park

After breakfast, we will travel to Mole National Park, the home of “friendly elephants”. Enjoy your walking Safari through this pristine Savanna vegetation with gallery forest along the rivers and streams. We will have lunch followed by a guided tour of the Larabanga Mosque, “the home of the Arabs”. The Mosque contains a Koran, which is also as old as the Mosque itself and whose origin is still a mystery. Dinner and overnight at Mole Motel.

Day 11
Mole to Accra

After a relaxed morning, we will travel back to Accra. On our way, we will stopover for lunch. Check-in at your Hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 12
Departure

We will ride to the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and the Central Market for the last shopping.
Free time for relaxation and parking. Farewell dinner at the hotel followed by departure to the airport.

What is included

  • Driver's allowance
  • All transfers while in Ghana
  • Fuel
  • Entrance fees to tour sites
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in comfortable rooms

What is not included

  • International and domestic flight tickets
  • Vaccines
  • Visa
  • Optional activities not listed
  • Optional excursions not listed
  • Drinks
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Items of Personal Nature
  • Tips
Are there any extra fees that I will have to pay on top of the listed price?

No, we do not charge any extra fees or fuel surcharges. The listed price is the price you pay. Including tax.

Should I print a receipt to show the tour guide?

We understand that you may not have a printer handy when you’re travelling, so it is unnecessary to have a printed copy. However, we require that you show ID matching your reservation and also the Order # that is immediately emailed to you after you make your reservation.

How much does it cost to do a private tour?

Please contact us to get the latest information on your desired trip.

What Should I Wear?

Wear whatever is comfortable. It is recommended to have a sturdy pair of broken-in trail shoes, boots, or sneakers. It is preferable to dress in layers and wear clothing that will wick away perspiration and keep you dry and comfortable

What do I need to bring?

Not much, remember our trips are mostly all-inclusive. We do suggest you bring appropriate clothing to fit the season and a day pack to carry extra snacks and water.

What is your refund and cancellation policy?

You must call or send an email 7 days ahead of your scheduled tour for a full refund. Within 7 days you will assess a $50 termination fee. There are no refunds for cancellations within 24 hours of your tour, or if you decide not to show up.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Heritage and Wildlife Ghana Tour
error: