Ghana Eco Adventure Tour AK01

17 Days From £0 (Please Enquire)

Explore the beautiful African nation of Ghana on this eco adventure tour. Vibrant cities, stunning beaches, historical attractions - and lots of African warmth from the people and the sun - Ghana has it all!

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private Tour or Small Group
Start Location: Accra, Ghana
End Location: Accra, Ghana
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

Accreditations: Registered with the Ghana Tourist Board, Member of the Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA)
Years In Business: 8

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-Transportation to all sites in an air-conditioned vehicle driven by a professionally licensed driver.
-Accommodation:In Homestay, Guest Houses and 2 and 3 star accommodation. All rooms are self-contained, air-conditioned, and some have swimming pools.
-Meals:Breakfast daily
-Entry Fees:All entry fees included in this tour package are prepaid
-Cultural events , Cooking/drumming and dancing lessons
-Boat ride on the Volta River
-Tour Guiding Services:a trained licensed English speaking tour guide will accompany the group at all times.

Excludes
- Flights
- Meals
- Drinks and personal expenses incl visas, tips.

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Upon arrival at the Kotoka International Airport, a representative from the tour operator will meet group for a transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at Angehill Hotel, (or similar) in Accra
Day 02. We start our day with a short briefing on Ghana and local customs. Visit textile shops to choose fabric for handmade traditional attire. Continue trip to Akosombo with a stopover at the Shai Hills resource Centre, home to baboons, kobs, deers, various species of bird life, etc. Upon arrival in Akosombo, we experience a boat ride along the Volta River. Spend the night at the Aylos Bay (or similar) in Akosombo
Day 03. Set off for the village of Liate Wote, its eco-friendly farms, trek through villages whilst interacting with locals. Continue through the mountain rainforest to the Tagbo falls. Visit the Mount Afadjato and the Community Forest Conservation Project and the local industries that depend on raw materials from the forest: gari making, processing of palm oil, honey, soap and mushroom products. Spend the late evening participating in lessons of drumming and dancing. Spend the night at the Wli Water Heights (or similar) in Hohoe
Day 04. Attend an early morning church service to be preceded by a Boboobo dance performance. Trek to the Upper and Lower Wli Falls, the highest fall in Ghana, for a refreshing afternoon in this green and serene environment. Sit around a fire with the villagers learning about the history and traditional believes. Participate in cultural performances with locals in the evening. Spend the night at the Wli Water Heights (or similar) in Hohoe
Day 05. Visit the traditional healer Dr. Noamesi’s Herbal and Research Centre for a briefing about the centre’s herbal preparations for baldness, diabetes, infertility etc. Also visit the caves of Vakpo located on the ancient slave route. Return to Akosombo with a great chance of meeting palmwine (local wine) for sale along the route. Spend the night at the Aylos Bay (or similar) in Akosombo
Day 06. Set off for Kumasi after breakfast. En route, we shall visit a bead market and a bead home to see the process of bead production. Spend the rest of the day in the Abonu village, where the Lake Bosomtwi is sited. This crater Lake is believed to have been created by a falling meteorite. A tour to the fishing villages that surround it reveals the cultural practices of the villages in the hinterland. Spend the night at the Lake Point Guest House (or similar), in Abonu
Day 07. Early morning visit to the Bobiri Forest Reserve and Butterfly Sanctuary a habitat for winter migratory birds and monkeys. Continue to the craft villages of Ntonso, a village famous for adinkra design and Ahwiaa for carving. Learn the process of Adinkra printing from a Master and also stamp chosen motives on t-shirts. Also visit the village of Adanwomase (Kente) to interact with locals and to learn the art and history of the craft. Group will be welcomed by a traditional performance before a tour of the village. Learn traditional skills like kente weaving, palmwine tapping, farming, etc. Participate in a naming ceremony, amidst traditional drumming and dancing. Spend the night at the Lake Point Guest House (or similar), in Abonu
Day 08. Set off for the Northern region with a stopover at the Tano Boase Rock formation, which exhibits a variety of huge beautiful hanging and hollow rocks. Explore the sacred groves and caves, where villagers sought refuge during slave raids and tribal wars. A hike along the trails to spot antelopes, baboons and monkeys. Stopover at the Fulla falls before continuing trip to the Mole National Park, home to 93 species of mammals, including herds of elephant, buck, and a wide range of bird life (approximately 300 species). Make stops at mud villages along the route. Spend the night at the Mole Motel, Damongo
Day 09. Rise up very early in the morning to view the elephants and other protected species of the game reserve. Depart for the Mognori Eco Village, a community based eco-tourism site. Tour the village, meet families, learn the process of making shea butter, the daily activities of this community, etc. Spend the night at the with a family in
Day 10. Rise up very early in the morning to view the elephants and other protected species of the game reserve. Depart for the Mognori Eco Village, a community based eco-tourism site. Tour the village, meet families, learn the process of making shea butter, the daily activities of this community, etc. Spend the night at the with a family in
Day 11. Visit the Manhyia Palace, seat of the Ashanti Kingdom to witness the grand festival Akwasidae, which takes place every 6th Sunday. Join in the celebrations which include a gathering of Chiefs and people of the Asanteman. You have the option to meet the Asantehene and make a presentation of Schnapps. Experience night life in Kumasi to a live band performance. Spend the night at the Sir Max Hotel (or similar) in Kumasi
Day 12. Visit the Kejetia market, the largest open-air market in West Africa before setting off by train from Kumasi to Sekondi-Takoradi with numerous stops at villages along the route. This trip will take approximately 7 hours. Continue trip to Dixcove. Enjoy a cultural evening to traditional drumming and dancing and a bonfire night party Overnight stay at the Green Turtle Lodge, Dixcove
Day 13. Free day at the resort with a great chance to see marine turtles nestling on the beach. Other optional activities include a canoe trip through mangroves of the Ezile river, hiking along the scenic paths or into the Cape Three Point’s forest reserve ending at Fort Metal Cross, or simply enjoy other activities like volley ball, table tennis, football, kite flying, etc. Overnight stay in the Green Turtle Lodge, Dixcove
Day 14. We visit a neighboring fishing village to watch and participate in the daily life including helping the fishermen pull in net, fish cleaning, etc. Set off for the Central region, where we visit the Cape Coast castle, the best preserved castles and also declared as UNESCO World heritage sites. Overnight stay at the Brenu Beach Resort (or similar) in Brenu
Day 15. Visit the Elmina Castle, another well preserved castle. Take an optional walk through the Elmina township and market to view some homes built in colonial style and also to experience the lifestyle of the Fantis. This afternoon there will be a cooking workshop, where group can learn traditional recipes. Overnight stay at the Brenu Beach Resort (or similar) in Brenu
Day 16. Visit the Kakum National Park, which comprises of undisturbed virgin rainforest to experience a walking tour on the longest and highest canopy walkway in West Africa. We make a brief stopover at the Hans Botel, a resort partly built on stilts on a river with crocodiles, lots of bird life and monkeys. Also visit the Mesomagor village to see the Nyamebekyere Kukyekukyeku Orchestra play traditional music on handmade bamboo instruments. Return to Accra in the afternoon. Overnight stay at the Afia African Beach resort (or similar) in Accra
Day 17. day is at leisure with options to shop at the Makola market to experience the hussle and bussle of a typical Ghanaian market. Pick up custom-made cloths from seamstresses/tailors. Also visit the Centre for National Culture in Accra, which is the biggest souvenir market in Ghana before we check-in baggage for departure. No overnight stay