10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS NATURE EXPEDITION
Day 1 - WELCOME AND ORIENTATION CEREMONY
Arrive in Accra, Ghana. You will be met on arrival by our well-trained tour guide and representatives transfer from the airport to the hotel for orientation and a traditional Ghanaian welcome ceremony. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 WLI WATERFALLS & FRIENDLY MONKEYS AND CULTURAL VILLAGE.
The tour begins today. After breakfast at your hotel, depart and enjoy a drive through the lush greenery environment to the Agomatsa Forest Reserve, to visit the Wli waterfalls. This fall is the biggest and the most fascinating in the country. The water of this fall flows from the Atakora range which is right on the borderline with Togo. The water flows from the Republic of Togo to Ghana
Another amazing thing you will encounter is that you will cross the river Nubui on wooden bridges eleven (11) times to the Wli Falls.
After lunch, it is worth visiting the Tafi Atome, the friendly Monkey Sanctuary, and Cultural Village. This village is one of Ghana’s most famous examples of traditional African conservation which is located in the beautiful village of Tafi Tome. The village is surrounded by indigenous tropical rainforest with very high flora conservation within which can be found the endangered, friendly, playful, and rather sacred True Mona Monkeys.
The local people believe that these monkeys are messengers to the gods and their protectors and as such the chief and people of this area have been protecting them for the past 200 years. Come along as you make new friends out there. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Ho.
Day 3 MOUNTAIN AFADJATO & TAGBOR FALLS
Continue the Volta Eco Adventure tours after breakfast. Depart the hotel for the highest peak in Ghana (MOUNT AFADJATO), if you are a real nature lover then come with us to climb the highest peak in Ghana. After descending from the peak, enjoy a walk through a secondary rainforest and relax in a cool and invigorating environment at the base of the Tagbo Falls. After, we drive back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 SHAI RESOURCE RESERVE
Depart from the hotel after breakfast and enjoy your ride to Accra the over-a-century city of our time. Meanwhile, you stop over at the Shai Resource Reserve to have a close view of wildlife in their true habitat. The Reserve is the habitat for Monkeys, Antelopes, varieties of Birds and Butterflies, and other wild lives. After lunch, we go to the beach to relax on the large and extensive continental shelve of the Atlantic coast. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Accra.
Day 5 VOLTA LAKE CRUISE
Depart Accra after breakfast and enjoy a drive through Anloga (the traditional home of the great Anlo Ewes which has about 32 states), to the historical town of Keta. Visit the site of the ruins of the Danish Fort Prinzenstien, which was constructed in 1784 and used as a trading post and later as a slave cell. Visit opinion leaders and village leaders of the area to learn more about why the local people have vowed to stay on their land although the sea is attacking it.
We go for lunch at Sogakope. After lunch, enjoy a boat ride on the Volta River to the confluence where the Volta River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 CAPE COAST & ELMINA CASTLES
Today the tour takes us back to memory lane. After breakfast, join us as we travel back to the 18th century to discover some of the relics of the slave trade era. Come along as we visit the Cape Coast and Elmina Castles. the group departs for a tour of the famous Cape Coast and Elmina Castles and Slave Dungeons of Ghana which were built in1653by the Swedes and 1482 by the Portuguese respectively.
The Elmina Castle also known as St. Georges Castle which was taken over by the British houses the West African Historical Museum and it’s the earliest and biggest known structure in West Africa. Come along you will be delighted to be taken through what happened during the slave trade and experience how our forefathers felt and how they were treated. Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Elmina.
Day 7 KAKUM NATIONAL PARKS
After breakfast, we depart to the Kakum National back. Intact we will get closer to nature as we visit this Tropical Rain Forest. This 357km² Park is one of the West African surviving rains forests the group will be privileged to take a nature walk to discover much of Ghana’s indigenous flora and fauna which may include the extraordinary Bongo and Forest Elephant and Rare Butterflies Antelopes, Monkeys, and hundreds of birds. They can also choose to talk about an adventure walk of the tree-top canopy walkway hanging 100 feet above the forest ground, the only of its kind in Africa. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Accra.
Day 8 ACCRA CITY TOUR
After breakfast, go for an Accra City Tour to have a feel of the economic heartbeat of Ghana. Depart for a sightseeing tour of Accra, the capital of Ghana. We drive through the administrative and economic district of the city to experience the flavor of this 126-years old city, which features a blend of colonial and Modern architecture. Places of interest include;
The Centre or National Culture. The center’s arts bazaar and traditional textile market present an array of indigenous artworks which comprises of wood works, brass works, textiles, pottery, and others one can think of, and other artworks from neighboring countries. It will serve as an ideal place for the group to purchase some of these as souvenirs for themselves and loved ones back home. At the W.E.B Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture, we will be delighted to see the grave of W.E.B Dubois and his wife. He is an African-American scholar and one of the true sons of Africa who traced his ancestral home to Ghana. The library has a gallery of manuscripts; we will also see some of his numerous literature works
Independence/Black Star Square and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park which holds the mortal remains of Ghana’s first president who spearheaded the fight for Ghana’s independence and the liberation of Africa as a whole and was very instrumental in the formation of the Organization of African Unity (O.A.U) now African Union (A.U) and the Teshie Coffin Market. This is a place where artisans calve and build custom-made coffins some in the shape of the cocoa pod, Coca-Cola bottles, fish, dear, lizards, and whatever you in Accra
Day 9 DAY AT LEISURE / FAREWELL
Airport check-in after breakfast and the rest of the day at leisure for purchasing gifts and souvenirs for yourself and loved ones back home.
Day 10 Departure
Today we say goodbye to Ghana- the heartbeat of tourism in West Africa and a small drink up (for tourists who arrive as a group)
• Cape Coast Castle
• Kakum National Park
• Shai Resource Reserve
• Wli waterfalls
• Mountain Afadjato
• Monkey sanctuary
• Bird sanctuary
• W.E.B Dubois center for Pan –African Culture & Studies
• National Museum
• Independence Square
• Centre for National Culture
Transportation: Sanitized air-conditioning vehicles
Accommodation: 9 nights in the best budget /2-star hotels
The tour can be upgraded upon request
Two bottles of water
All entry fees for excursions included in this tour package are prepaid.
Tour Guided Services:
A Trained Chauffeur driver will accompany the group at all times.
Minimum group size of 5 persons
Terms and Conditions apply
1,919 US Dollars
ALL COVID 19 PROTOCOL MEASURES MUST BE APPLIED.
The package is subject to change without prior notice