Explore Nature in Ghana

Explore nature in Ghana, visit the interesting forests reserves, see wildlife and enjoy the most serene and beautiful environment in a 9 day trip in Ghana

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Day 1:
-Arrival at Kotoka International Airport in Accra
-Safe transport to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.
-Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and relax. Later, go out for a city orientation tour, if time permits.
-Overnight stay at a mid-range beachfront hotel in Accra

Day 2:
-The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park is a site of memory dedicated to Ghana’s first Prime Minister and President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah who lived from 21st September 1909 to 27th April 1972.
-Independence square Accra;The Independence Arch in Accra, Ghana, is part of the Independence Square which contains monuments to Ghana’s independence struggle, including the Independence Arch, Black Star Gate, and the Liberation Day Monument.
-The Du Bois Centre is a library to commemorate the late W.E.B DuBois. The centre consists of the museum which contains memorabilia and his personal library.
-Jamestown is primarily a fishing community and is inhabited by the Ga people of Ghana. It is one of the most popular destinations for tourists looking to explore the colonial past of Ghana; The Fisher Harbour, James Fort, James Town Lighthouse, Jamestown Café, Usser Fort and Brazil House are the six major spots to visits in Jamestown.

Day 3:
-Shai Hills reserve: A mosaic of forest covers the 5 separate hills in the reserve, while grassland and low dry forests are found in intervening canyons. Baboons, green monkeys, antelopes, zebras, mammals, reptiles and over 172 bird species have been identified in the reserve.
-Akosombo: Located in Ghana‘s Eastern region, not too far from the Volta region, is the small town of Akosombo. Still deeply rooted in nature, this peaceful enclave is only two hours from Accra. Once at the hydroelectric dam, take a tour of the mighty installation while you enjoy the spectacular views this place offers. Also visit the Royal senchi and enjoy the beautiful view of the Peki Valley

Day 4:
-Umbrella rock: The Umbrella Rock is a rock found at the site of the Boti Falls in Yilo Krobo District, Ghana. As the name implies, the overhang on the top is large enough to cover 12 to 15 people at once.
-enjoy a scenic drive to Akaa Falls. Make your way through 250 concrete steps to the bottom of the falls.
-Aburi Botanical Gardens: This garden offers edifying, aesthetic and spiritual experience for all groups of people. And this becomes very important if one consider the fact that human beings have been genetically coded to remain closer to nature and draw from it healing, peace and replenishment their energies.

Day 5:
-Elmina castle: Elmina Castle was erected by the Portuguese in 1482 as Castelo de São Jorge da Mina, also known as Castelo da Mina or simply Mina, in present-day Elmina, Ghana. It was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, and the oldest European building in existence south of the Sahara
-cape coast castle: Cape Coast Castle is one of about forty “slave castles”, or large commercial forts, built on the Gold Coast of West Africa by European traders. It was originally a Portuguese “feitoria” or trading post, established in 1555, which they named Cabo Corso.

Day 6:
Busua: Proceed to Busua, a wide beach that is one of Ghana’s most beautiful.
In the afternoon, set out for a beach hike or bike tour to Fort Metal Cross in Dixcove and the Stone Village.
Later in the day, relax at the beautiful beach of Busua or walk around the village.
Overnight stay in an ocean-facing room in a deluxe beach house.

Day 7:
Nzulezu: Early in the morning, depart for the beach village of Beyin near the western border of Ghana.
Enjoy a canoe ride through Amansuri wetlands to the stilt village of Nzulezu.
Have beachside fun in Beyin and take a tour of Fort Apollonia or optionally visit Axim Beach.
Overnight stay in an ocean-facing room at a deluxe beach house.

Day 8:
Kakum: Kakum National Park, located in the coastal environs of the Central Region of Ghana, covers an area of 375 square kilometres (145 sq mi). Established in 1931 as a reserve, it was gazetted as a national park only in 1992 after an initial survey of avifauna was conducted. The area is covered with tropical forest. The uniqueness of this park lies in the fact that it was established at the initiative of the local people and not by the State Department of wildlife who are responsible for wildlife preservation in Ghana. It is one of only 3 locations in Africa with a canopy walkway, which is 350 metres (1,150 ft) long and connects seven tree tops which provides access to the forest
-Experience sighting crocodiles in the ponds and the weaver bird community at Hans Botel.
-Visit the fishing village of Anomabu and the famous Fort William.

Day 9:
Accra Relaxation and Departure.


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