9 Days "Off the map" Ghana

A  9 day tour of Ghana, visiting Accra, domestic flight to Tamale, Mole National Park safari, waterfalls, markets, beaches, a monkey sanctuary, Kumasi, traditional villages, the former slave castle at Cape Coast, West Africa's highest rain forest canopy walkway at Kakum National Park and cultural performances. Michael is a lover of wildlife and very passionate about Ghana’s flora and fauna. A tour with him stays in the mind for life.

 

Overnight

       
 

 

Accra Arrival 

 

 

 

Arrival

Meet your morning arrival at Kotoka International in Accra

 

Day 1

Safe transport to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle

 

Accra

Refresh and relax. Neighborhood or Accra city orientation as time permits.

 
 

Mid-range beach front hotel in downtown Accra

   

 

Accra City Tour

 

 

 

 

Day 2

Accra

Meet your guide at 8:30 AM and depart on guided tour of Accra

 

Visit to the National Museum, Kwame Nkrumah Monument, Independence Square,

 

   historic Jamestown, fashionable Oxford Street in Osu

 

Mid-range beach front hotel in downtown Accra

   

 

Flight to Tamale, Mole National Park

 

 

 

Morning depart at Kotoka International in Accra. 6:00 AM Antrak Air flight to Tamale.

 

Day 3

Meet car and driver in Tamale at 7:15 AM. Continue to Mole National Park.

 

Mole

Afternoon safari walk at Mole National Park (15:30 to 17:30)

 
 

Overnight at a budget lodge in Mole National Park

   

 

Mole National Park, Larabanga Mosque, Cultural Performance

 

 

Morning walking safari at Mole National Park. 

 

Day 4

Ancient mud-and-stick mosque at Larabanga. Canoe safari at Mognori village.

Mole

Afternoon safari drive  with the elephants at Mole National Park

 
 

Overnight at a budget lodge in Mole National Park

   

 

Mole National Park, Kintampo Falls, Monkey Sanctuary

 

 

Morning game viewing at Mole National Park (7:00 to 9:00)

 

Day 5

Quickly depart for the refreshing Kintampo Falls to enjoy the Falls

 

Techiman

Late afternoon fun with the monkeys at Boabeng-Fiema before continuing to Kumasi

 

Overnight at a mid-range hotel in Kumasi

   

 

National Cultural Center, Manhyia Palace, Kejetia Market

 

 

Morning visit the National Cultural Center, one of Ghana's best museums

 

Day 6

Home of the Ashanti King, Manhyia Palace, and the Komfo Anokye Sword 

 

Kumasi

Shopping experience at West Africa's largest outdoor market, the vast Kejetia Market

 

Overnight at a hotel  in Kumasi

   

 

The Slave River, Elmina Castle, Posuban Shrines, Beach

 

 

Morning depart for the former slave market and cemetery at Assin Manso

 

Day 7

Tour the U.N. World Heritage Site of Elmina castle  (video camera is extra fee)

 

Elmina

Explore the Posuban Shrines, Ft. San Jago and fishing lagoon in central Elmina

 
 

Overnight at a mid-range beach resort

   

 

Kakum National Park, Crocodiles, Birds & Bees, Beach

 

 

Morning visit to West Africa's highest rain forest canopy walkway

 

Day 8

Crocodile ponds and weaver bird community at Hans Botel. Stingless bee facility.

 

Elmina

 Relax at your exquisite beach.

 
 

Overnight at a mid-range beach resort

   

 

Beach day and Accra Departure

 

Departure

 Morning departure for Accra, visiting sites along the way as time permits

 

Day 9

Enjoy some time socializing in an unplanned neighborhood to see our life

 

 

Visit a typical family compound home. Traditional blessing for safe journey.

 
   

Safe delivery to airport 2 hours before your evening flight

 
 
 
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