Ghana

Tour Overview
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:
Safari starts and ends at Accra (Kotoka International airport)
Tour duration: 15 days / 14 nights
Type of accommodation: Comfortable, mid-range
Next departure dates: 4 February 2021
Private and small group, customised safaris can be booked on request for your preferred travel dates
Top Attractions:
Kakum National Park–
Famous for its canopy walkway, an ideal spot from which to spot the park’s almost 300 bird species, 650 butterfly species and 100 mammal species
Ankasa Forest Reserve-
Remote, pristine, biodiverse, evergreen rainforest brimming with rare and sough-after birds and mammals
White-necked Rockfowl nesting site visit–
Definitely one of the top birding events on the African continent
Mole National Park–
5,000 km2 of protected, drier habitat; boasting elephants (and 90 other mammals), more than 330 bird species and excellent photographic opportunities
Bobiri butterfly sanctuary–
Small forest sanctuary with over 400 species of butterflies and some top birds
Atewa Range forest reserve–
A Globally Significant Biodiversity Area with special birds and fabulous views

Top Birds:
• White-necked Rockfowl
• Nkulengu Rail
• Akun Eagle-Owl
• Brown-cheeked Hornbill
• Blue-moustached Bee-eater
• Forbes Plover
• Egyptian Plover
• Red-billed Helmetshrike
• White-crested Tiger Heron
• Oriole Warbler

Top Mammals:
• Lesser Spot-nosed Monkey
• Green Monkey
• Patas Monkey
• Mona Monkey
• Olive and White-thighed Colobus
• Olive Baboon
• Potto
• Demidoff’s Dwarf Galago
• African Elephant (including the forest subspecies)
• African Buffalo (forest subspecies)
• African Civet
• Leopard
• Spotted Hyaena
• Red River Hog
• Black-bellied Pangolin
• Crested Porcupine
• Bongo
• Kob
• Ogilby’s Duiker
• Roan Antelope

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

All our tours can be customised according to your specific requirements.