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Activities & Transport
- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Wildlife Watching
- Car with driver
- Boat | Sailing Boat
Main travel focus
10-Day Ghana Culture and Nature Tour
- Wildlife experience in Ghana's Premier Wildlife Park
- Visit the infamous Slave Castles
- Cultural Experience in the Ashanti kingdom of Ghana
- Experience nature in 5 compartment cave
Spend 10 spectacular days exploring Ghana and experiencing its amazing wildlife, culture, history, and coastline. From the north to the south, this West African country has so much to offer its visitors. You will visit Ghana's premier national park in the north to spot vibrant flora and fauna. You'll also deep-dive into Ghanaian culture by visiting local villages. Spend time in Kumasi and visit the biggest open-air market in West Africa to shop for local goods. You'll end your journey in the southern part of Ghana to enjoy the sweeping coastline of the country. Learn about the history of Ghana with a city tour of the nation's capital, Accra. Over 100 years-old, Accra has a blend of colonial and contemporary architecture which symbolizes the cultural mix of the city. This fantastic tour will leave you in awe of West Africa and the amazing country of Ghana.
- 9 nights accommodation with breakfast
- 2-way domestic flight
- Airport transfers
- Private A/C vehicle with fuel
- Professional English-speaking driver guide
- All attractions and activity fees listed in the itinerary
- Private tour guide at all attractions
- Complimentary lunch and dinner on the day of arrival in the Mole National Park
- Complimentary daily bottled water
- International flights
- Tips and gratuities
- 2h jeep night safari in the park ( $30 per person)
Example Trip to customize
Arrival in Ghana, West Africa
When you touch down in Accra, Ghana's capital city, you'll be blasted by a wave of thick African heat. Just walking through the airport will excite you for the adventure to come.
Meet your guide just outside the airport and go for a drive through Accra. You'll see a few of the city's striking monuments along the way. You can even buy crispy plantain chips and chocolate out the window of your car as you drive to the hotel. Once you arrive, sleep off the jetlag and get ready for your adventure!
Hop a Flight to Mole National Park
An early morning wake up call will come for you on your first full day in Ghana. Head back to the airport for a quick flight to Tamale, the largest city in the north. Once you arrive, it's time for a relaxing breakfast and a Tamale city tour. You'll visit notable places like the palace, central mosque, and the two main markets; Central and Aboabo market.
After the city tour, continue towards Mole National Park in your private vehicle. After checking in to the hotel and having another mellow meal, hop in the safari vehicle for a late afternoon game drive. You'll have the chance to spot the African bush elephant, antelope, baboons, monkeys, warthogs, and hyenas.
Spend the rest of your evening sunbathing by the hotel pool or indulging in more delicious Ghanaian food.
Adventurous Walking Safari in Mole
In the morning, embark on an adventurous walking safari in Mole National Park to have the best view of the untamed but friendly elephants, antelopes, warthogs, baboons, and other monkeys.
In the afternoon, you will depart in your private vehicle on flat dirt terrain to Mognori-Eco Village, a community-based ecotourism project. Upon arrival at Mognori, you will enjoy a canoe safari on the calm waters of the Mole River which is truly excellent for bird viewing along the river.
After the canoe safari, you will take a tour of the Mognori community. Spend a few hours relaxing before it's time for your second late afternoon drive safari. You'll have another chance to spot any animals you did not see the first time around.
Visit the Hippo Sanctuary and Crocodile Village
On your way to the upper East, you'll stop at Sonyor where you'll learn the history behind their architecture and way of building. The surviving architecture and lifestyle of their culture were established in the years of tribal times to provide protection from enemies. You'll have the unique experience of seeing and touring traditional homes.
Next, continue on to the Kulmasa Crocodile Village to experience crocodiles that have co-existed with the indigenes for the past decades. Get up close to these incredible reptiles!
Lastly, you'll visit the Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary on the Black Volta River to see hippos, bats, chameleons, hedgehogs, and many different types of lizards and snakes. Take a daring canoe safari to see eye to eye with the animals in Africa.
Explore Ghana's Stunning Countryside
Pack your bags and fly back to Accra to meet your driver for a scenic tour through Ghana's countryside. On your way, you'll pass castles and beautiful beaches. As you leave the hustle and bustle of Accra for the slower, more laid back pace of the lush Central Region, you will notice the backdrop transform before your eyes.
Your first stop will be to explore Kakum National Park, one of West Africa’s surviving tropical rain forests. Kakum consists of over 360 sq km of diverse and dense vegetation as well as countless incredible animals. Enjoy a swinging bridge canopy walk throughout the park.
Your second stop is Cape Coast Castle, a structure built by Europeans and home to the West African Historical Museum.
Journey from Elmina to Kumasi
Begin your morning with a tour of Elmina. Visit the famous fishing harbor to learn how the locals do their fishing. Spend some time walking the city and enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Afterwards, you will depart on a 5 hr journey to Kumasi, the Ashanti Capital. Stretch your legs at a few stops along the way. One of your detours will be to Assin Manso Slave Facilty where slaves of the infamous slave trade had their last bath.
Upon arrival in Kumasi, you will check in to your hotel to relax after a long day. If time allows, enjoy walking the city an visiting the cultural landmarks and markets.
Craft Villages and Lake Bosomtwe Tour
Today it's time to put your hands to work! Visit the Adanwomase Kente Weaving Village where you will participate in a kente weaving workshop. Kente cloth is a traditional African textile and is made by hand weaving strips of silk and cotton to produce beautiful colourful designs.
After your kente workshop, you will then visit Ntonso which is the home of Adinkra, visual symbols originally created by the Akan of Ghana. They represent concepts or aphorisms and can be found on fabric, walls, woodcarvings, logos, and pottery.
Afterwards, you will depart for Lake Bosomtwe to have a peaceful and scenic cruise. Lake Bosomtwe is the only natural lake in Ghana, offering you a special peek into the area's nature.
Meet the Monkeys at the Boabeng Fiema Sanctuary
After a delicious breakfast, you will depart to Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary. On your way, you will make a detour to the Tanoboase Sacred Grove to see the caves. The caves have five compartments, including the main entrance, durbar ground, hideout, watch tower, and stairs.
Once at the monkey sanctuary, you will encounter monkeys who co-exist with the inhabitants of the village. You will also visit the famous monkey cemetery at Boabeng Fiema. The area is a traditional conserved forest with wide varieties of tree species engulfed with birds and other animals. This is the place where two different species of monkeys, regarded as sacred, happily live, eat, and share their peace with human beings. This is one of Ghana's most treasured animal encounters.
Explore Kumasi's Vibrant Culture
On your last full day in Ghana, you will visit three museums in the Ashanti Regional Capital - Manhyia Museum, Military Museum, and the Jubilee Museum within the Kumasi Cultural Center.
After your tour at the Jubilee museum, you will move to a point close-by to have a view of the Kejetia Market. Kejetia Market is often regarded as the largest market in West Africa with over 11,000 stalls.
Afterwards, tour the hectic, bustling market with your local guide. Your tour will include visiting a section of the market where voodoo items are sold as well as local fabrics.
Medasi (Thank you) Ghana!
Wake up to a wonderful last breakfast in West Africa, then head back to Accra to end your tour. Upon arrival in Accra, you will visit James Town Community, a local community in the country’s capital.
You'll also have a chance to visit the Teshie Nugua Craftshops. The people of Teshie-Nungua in Accra make coffins that take any shape: aircraft, mobile phone, lobster, limousines for their burial. The experience will be both funny and eye-opening!
When your tours are finished, head back to the airport to catch your flight home.