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- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Wildlife Watching
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
15-Day Ghana Holiday Tour
- Wildlife experience in Ghana's premier wildlife park
- Tour of the infamous slave castles in Ghana
- Cultural experience in the Ashanti region of Ghana
- Hike to the highest mountain in Ghana
Get a deep insight into wonderful Ghana on a tour that will take you all around the nation. Over a period of 15 days, experience the culture, history, wildlife and coastal resources of the country. This tour begins from Ghana’s capital and takes you to various parts of the north, south, east and west where you will see the different landscapes and attractions. Explore national parks and sanctuaries to see varied wildlife, visit villages and markets, discover rivers and lakes, rainforests and beaches, and castles and forts. You will also interact with locals, participate in craft workshops, travel to the highest mountain in Ghana and broaden your cultural understanding of the country.
Immerse yourself in gorgeous Ghana!
- 14 nights accommodation with breakfast
- Private A/C vehicle with fuel
- Professional English-speaking driver
- One way domestic flight
- Airport transfers
- Private tour guide at all attractions
- Complimentary bottled water
- 24 hours ongoing support
- Accommodation on the last day
- Lunch and Supper
- 2 hrs jeep safari @ $50
- Private tour guide @$50/day
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Ghana!
Our staff will meet you on your arrival at the Kotoka International Airport, Accra. Relax after your journey and enjoy a good night’s rest.
Explore Tamale City and Mole National Park
Your driver will take you to the airport for an early morning flight to Tamale. After breakfast in Tamale, you will commence your city tour with a guide, visiting the major sites including the palace, central mosque and the two main markets; Central and Aboabo market. After the tour, you will journey to the Mole National Park in the Savannah region. Check in at the motel, and go on a late afternoon private safari drive accompanied by your knowledgeable guide.
You may see the African bush elephant, leopard, African buffalo, aardvark, common warthog, patas monkey, olive baboon, hyena, blotched genet, and other fauna. Mole also has a premium site for bird watching with over 300 identified bird species. Snakes, crocodiles, etc too can be found here. While on safari, you will see giant termite hills, stunning butterflies and moths. Afterwards, you can sit by the pool or rest in your motel.
Visit a Village and Enjoy a Safari at Mole
In the morning, take a two-hour walking safari into the park to see elephants, warthogs, antelopes, baboons and other monkeys. Afterwards, depart in your private vehicle on dirt flat terrain to Mognori-Eco Village, a community-based ecotourism project. After arrival, you will enjoy a canoe ride on the placid waters of the Mole River. The place attracts various species of birds so you can enjoy bird viewing along the river. After the canoe ride, enjoy a tour of the community and leave Mognori to return to Mole Motel. After relaxing for a while, set out for a late afternoon safari drive. Today is your last chance to see any animals that you may have missed during the previous outings. Stay overnight at Mole National Park.
Go on a Canoe Safari on the Black Volta River
Head further northwards outside the park for an early morning day trip to Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary up the Black Volta River. Make a detour to Sonyor upon arrival in Sawla. At Sonyor, you will see the simple, traditional households that were established back in tribal times in order to protect them from their enemies. Most of these houses do not have an entry point, they are only accessible to each other by walking on top of the roof using a ladder to ascend and descend.
Then, continue to Kulmasa Crocodile Village to see crocodiles that have co-existed with the natives for the past decades. Finally, we will arrive at Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary, a protected area along the Black Volta River. Hippos, bats, hedgehogs, and snakes also inhabit the area. Take a canoe safari accompanied by your local guide on the river for a view of the hippos and wide variety of birds. Stay overnight at Mole National Park.
See Kintampo Waterfall and a Monkey Sanctuary
After breakfast, you will depart from Mole National Park to Kumasi, capital of Ashanti region. En route, stop at Kintampo Waterfalls, one of the highest waterfalls in Ghana previously known as Sanders Falls in the colonial days. The falls are located on River Pumpum which is a tributary of the Black Volta. Later, continue to the Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary. There, you will have encounters with monkeys who co-exist with the inhabitants of the village. The sanctuary is a traditional conserved forest with a wide variety of flora, bird life and other animals. At this place, two different species of monkeys, regarded as sacred, happily live, eat and form an integral part of the community here. Bond with the monkeys! You will also visit the famous monkey cemetery at Boabeng Fiema.
Spend the night at your hotel in Kumasi.
Participate in Interesting Craft Workshops
Would you like to take a look at the fabulous local arts and crafts? After breakfast, travel to two villages known for their craft–Adanwomase and Ntonso–and join in activities here. At Adanwomase Kente Weaving Village, participate in a kente weaving workshop. Kente cloth is a traditional African textile made by hand weaving silk and cotton strips to produce beautiful, colorful designs. Next, visit Ntonso which is the home of ‘Adinkra’ for an Adinkra cloth making workshop. These are lovely visual symbols, originally created by the Akan people of Ghana that can be found on fabric, walls, woodcarvings, in pottery and also on the wrapper design of Divine chocolate bars. Your next destination is Lake Bosomtwe, the only natural lake in Ghana. Enjoy a cruise on this tranquil and scenic lake.
Stay overnight in Kumasi.
Shop at One of the Largest Markets in West Africa
After breakfast, you will visit three museums: Manhyia Museum, Military Museum and the Jubilee Museum within the Kumasi Cultural Center. Learn all about Ashanti history and culture. After your tour at the Jubilee museum, you will move to a point close-by to have a view of the bustling and vibrant Kejetia Market.
Kejetia Market is often regarded as the largest market in West Africa with over 11,000 stalls and with people in huge numbers browsing and buying the vast range of diverse products. Afterwards, you will have a tour of the market which will include visiting a section where voodoo items are sold! There are wonderful local fabrics too. Stay overnight in Kumasi.
Journey to Akosombo and Make Beads
Eat your morning meal and then travel to Akosombo town. Since it is a long five-hour journey, you will stop a few times in-between to stretch your legs and also have lunch. Upon arrival, you will see yet another creative craft place–a bead making site. Visit this place for a short bead making workshop during which you will make some pretty and colorful beads for yourselves. Afterwards, depart to your hotel to relax after a long day.
Cruise on Lake Volta Reservoir
One of the highlights of Akosombo is the Lake Volta reservoir created by the construction of the dam here. You have the day at leisure for relaxation at the lake front after a cruise on the largest artificial reservoir in the world in terms of surface area.
Hike to Mount Afadjato and Visit Wli Waterfalls
After breakfast, we will visit a few attractions in the Volta region. Your first stop will be at the Wli Waterfalls. It is one of the highest waterfalls in West Africa and the highest in Ghana. Watch the cascade divided into the upper and lower falls flowing down from a great height surrounded by nature. After your tour of the waterfall, you will proceed to Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary. Situated near the village, this forest area is home to friendly monkeys. Continue your travels to Mount Afadjato for a hike to the highest mountain in Ghana. It has an elevation of around 3000 feet. Rest for the night at your hotel in Akosombo.
Take an In-depth Accra City Tour
After breakfast, you will depart to Accra, Ghana’s capital. Upon arrival, you will embark on a city tour. Drive through the administrative and economic districts of Accra, and look at the blend of colonial and contemporary architecture. You will visit the W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, and go on a guided tour through Dr. DuBois’ research library.
Make stops at Independence or Black Star Square and Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum. The square marks the point where three ex-military men tried to present grievances to the colonial governor and were shot during a peaceful demonstration. Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum was created to commemorate Ghana's founding father. You can also get a view of the Osu (formerly Christiansborg) Castle. Continue your tour to the Arts Center–a large arts and crafts market. Afterwards, visit the James Town fishing community. Stay overnight in Accra.
Discover Cape Coast Castle and Kakum National Park
After breakfast, depart for a scenic drive to the Central region of Ghana, the breathtaking home of Cape Coast and Elmina castles. Your first stop will be at the Cape Coast Castle, one of the Ghanaian slave castles built in 1653 by Sweden, later taken over by the British, and now home to the West African Historical Museum. Afterwards, explore Kakum National Park, one of West Africa’s surviving tropical rainforests. Kakum is home to over 40 large mammals, 400 bird species and an array of butterflies.
You will also see its most popular attraction–the canopy walkway made up of seven bridges extending 330m, located 40m above the forest floor. You will have the choice to traverse the walkway or enjoy a 2 km nature walk through the forest to discover the exotic floral species many of which have medicinal values. Depart to your hotel in Elmina to relax at the beach front.
Tour the Old City of Elmina
After breakfast, set out to explore the old city of Elmina. You will also have an opportunity to interact with the locals. After the tour, continue to the coastal town of Axim and check-in at your hotel.
Experience the Sights in Beyin
After breakfast, depart on a trip to Beyin. Make a detour to Fort St. Anthony (San Antonio) at Axim, a Portuguese fort. Afterwards, head to Nzulezu, a unique village built entirely on stilts over an open lake fed by two rivers. People of the village believe that their ancestors were led to this secure place by a snail. After arriving in Beyin, enjoy a five-kilometer ride on the lake in a local dugout canoe. It takes you through areas of marsh and open pools fringed with palm thickets and out into the vast expanse of the lake. A variety of birds can often be seen here. Upon arrival in the village, meet the locals. Notice the solid wood construction of the houses and the raffia walkways. Later, visit Fort Apollonia once you return to Beyin. This fort was built in 1768 by English merchants, transferred to the Dutch, and then turned over to the British by a treaty. Stay overnight at Axim.