Ghana

At a glance
Ghana is not called West Africa’s “Golden Child” without reason. It is a country rich in culture and history and blessed with friendly people and stunning scenery brimming with wildlife, including almost 800 bird species. It is a safe, politically stable, hassle-free country to travel in, with excellent infrastructure and friendly English-speaking people that warmly welcome tourists. For these reasons, Ghana is often referred to as Africa for beginners!
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Tour info:
Next departure dates:     3 January 2020
Spaces available:     Yes
Top Birds:

White-necked Rockfowl
Congo Serpent Eagle
Long-tailed Hawk
Double-toothed and Yellow-billed Barbet
Violet Turaco
Oriole Warbler
Stone Partridge
Violet-backed Hyliota
Sharpe’s Apalis
Red-billed Helmetshrike
Brown-cheeked Hornbill
Black Dwarf Hornbill
Rosy and Black Bee-eater
Grey Parrot
Great Blue Turaco
Nkulengu Rail
Green-tailed Bristlebill
Yellow-bearded Greenbul
White-crested Tiger Heron
White-breasted Guineafowl
Standard-winged Nightjar
Forbes’s Plover
Rufous-rumped Lark
Red-fronted Antpecker

Top Mammals:

Lesser Spot-nosed-, Green-, Patas- and Mona MonkeyOlive and White-thighed Colobus Olive BaboonPottoDemidoff’s Dwarf GalagoAfrican Elephant (including the forest subspecies)African Buffalo (forest subspecies)African CivetLeopardSpotted HyaenaRed River HogBlack-bellied PangolinCrested PorcupineBongoKobOgilby’s DuikerRoan Antelope


Top Attractions:
Canopy walkway in Kakum National Park;
2 full days in Mole National Park;
Cape Coast Castle;
Camping in Ankasa rainforest;
Rockfowl nesting site visit;
Atewa Range forest reserve;
Bobiri butterfly sanctuary;
City of Accra;
City of Kumasi


ITINERARY OVERVIEW
Day 1 Arrival in Ghana
Day 2 Shai Hills, Sakumono Lagoon & Winneba Plains
Day 3 Kakum National Park (Canopy Walkway)
Day 4 Kakum National Park (Antikwaa)
Day 5 Kakum National Park (Abrafo) & Brenu Akyinim
Day 6 Nsuta Forest & Ankasa Reserve
Day 7 Ankasa Reserve
Day 8 Ankasa Reserve & Brenu Akyinim
Day 9 Abrafo Forest & Picathartes Nesting Site
Day 10 Offinso Forest & Mole National Park
Day 11 & 12 Mole National Park
Day 13 Mole National Park & Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary
Day 14 Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary & Atewa Range
Day 15 Atewa Range & Departure

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