Welcome to Ghana
Hailed as West Africa's golden child, Ghana deserves its place in the sun. One of Africa's great success stories, the country is reaping the benefits of a stable democracy in the form of fast-paced development. And it shows: Ghana is suffused with the most incredible energy With its welcoming beaches, gorgeous hinterland, rich culture, vibrant cities, diverse wildlife, easy transport and affable inhabitants, it's... Read More
Top experiences in Ghana
Half-Day Accra City Tour
This 5 hour tour will commence at the convinience of the client and first visit the Makola Market with its beautiful display of products. Continue to the old suburbs of Accra such as the British, Dutch, Brazillian and Danish Accras. Following this will be the Kwame Nkrumah Museum and Park to learn about the African of the last century, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and shop at the Art Centre in Accra before retiring the day. This mini tour of Accra will take you to the core of the city to explore places such as the Makola Market which is the largest open market in Accra. This fascinating market has been compartimentalized into various sections to make shopping easy for buyers. You will have the chance to walk through this unusual busy market and even get the chance to bargain for stuff you would like to purchase. We will continue the tour to the oldest suburbs of the city to explore British Accra as identified by the Fort James, Dutch Accra as identified by the Ussher Fort, Danish Accra as marked by the Christianborg Castle and Brazil Accra in Ga Mashie identified by settlements of Returnee slaves from Brazilfollowing the abolishing of the infamous slave trade. You will visit the Kwame Nkrumah Park to learn about the Great Pan-African who championed the course for Africa's independence and liberation. See his final resting place after being buried thrice. End up at the Art Centre for shopping.
Full-Day Private Tour of Accra
This tour will take you some historic sites of the city to places such as the National Museum which has exhibits on some ancient relics from both Ghana and other parts of Africa. You will also see the site of Ghana’s first president and the African of the millennium Kwame Nkrumah mausoleum, the WEB Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture and shopping spree to put your negotiation skills to test. You will also see some markets of Accra, landmarks, fantasy coffins etc.
Accra Architecture and Neighborhoods Tour
Start your walking tour by meeting your guide at the city’s Ussher Fort, built in the 17th century by the Dutch to enforce their stronghold in the area. Then, take a stroll with your group to the area that was first colonized by European settlers, the Danish and Dutch neighborhoods, to observe the beauty and elegance of the European-style architecture that abounds. See the many grand buildings and stately homes once used by the city’s first colonizers.Continue onward to Accra’s so-called English neighborhood, otherwise known as Jamestown. The majority of the English officials and staff who managed the colony lived and worked in Jamestown during the 19th century, a turbulent time in the country’s history. Admire the most impressive buildings with your guide, and hear about their past.Use public transport to travel to the Ga-Mashie area of Jamestown and observe the international influences still visible in Accra today. The beautiful colonial buildings here form an important part of the city’s cultural heritage, and it’s the ideal place to get snap-happy with your camera!Make your way to your next photo stop: the Sea View Hotel. As the oldest hotel in Accra, the establishment is steeped in colonial and post-colonial history. Hear stories about the historical building’s chequered past before viewing more impressive architecture in the area. Admire buildings such as Palladium Hall, a place of great significance in Accra’s political past. Your tour then finishes at the Accra arena.
Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
Begin with pickup at your hotel in Accra, then travel southwest along the coast to the Cape Coast Castle, a 2.5-hour trip. Upon arrival at the castle, start exploring with a guide, who will share the tragic history of the moving site. Cape Coast Castle is one of roughly 40 “slave castles” along West Africa’s Gold Coast, and was the final stop for some enslaved Africans on the “middle passage” trading route to the Americas. Visiting the castle, dungeons, and individual cells with a guide offers insight into the conditions that enslaved Africans faced, and into the dark history of slavery in Africa. After the Cape Coast Castle tour, continue to Kakum National Park, a coastal forest that’s home to hundreds of bird species, a remarkable population of forest elephants, and endangered animals that include the giant bongo antelope, Diana monkey, and yellow-backed duiker. Follow a hiking trail to the park’s 1,150-foot (350-meter) canopy walkway, a series of seven bridges linking enormous trees, and listen to the sound of tropical bird song in the surrounding forest. Throughout the walk, your guide will help explain the social, cultural, and medicinal significance of the plants and trees you see, and help spot wildlife at the edge of the trail. Following the canopy walkway, begin the return trip to Accra, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
4-Day Wildlife Safari in Mole National Park from Accra
Day 1:You are met and transferred to mole motel ,a stunning location situated on the escarpment overlooking the watering holes with a pleasant pool. The hotel offers a great base for your safari. You will start off with your late afternoon private drive safari accompanied by your friendly knowledgeable ranger/guide with a extensive amount of knowledge. Great opportunity to take photos of the African Bush Elephant, Roan Antelope, Lion which is rarely seen, Leopard, African Buffalo, Aardvark, Common Warthog, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Kob, Olive Baboon, Patas Monkey, Vervet Monkey, Blotched Genet, Hartebeest, Hyena, Red-flanked Duiker. Mole offers you a premium site for birding with over 300 identified bird species. Delight yourself as you watch egrets, flycatchers, and many more. Reptile enthusiasts can watch for a variety of snakes, crocodiles, etc. Enjoy the beauty of these magnificent reptiles. While on safari, you will see Giant Termite Hill, stunning butterflies and moths After the safari you can sit near by the pool or take a dip/rest as the day is free.Day 2:Having had a restful night , you will wake up in the African jungle for your morning foot safari. Accompanied by your guide you walk to into the park with the possibility of viewing elephants and other different animals. After the foot safari. You will depart 15kms on dirt road from Mole Motel to Mognori Eco Village a charming and welcoming village made of traditional mud and thatch huts for a ride in a canoe for safari trip on the mole river up into the back of the mole national park. After the lovely canoe safari you leave the village behind And drive back to the motel. The rest of the morning is free and you may choose to take a dip in the pool for relaxation to cool down the heat and watch the animalsToday is your last chance you might be able to add the missing animals to your target during your late after noon safari drive . The rest of the evening is free and great opportunity to chat with other travelers and share your experiences ,Day 3:Today you head further northwards out side the park for an early morning day return trip to Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary up the Black Volta River . Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary is a protected area consisting of a 40 km stretch down the length of the Black Volta River. The Wechiau Sanctuary is home to hippos, bats, chameleons, hedgehogs and many different types of lizards and snakes. Take a canoe safari accompanied by your local guide for a View of the Hippos at eye level only and wide variety of birds on the Black Volta River. Return to mole motelDay 4 :After breakfast your depart to Tamale for your onward flight back to Accra
12-Day Guided Walking Tour of Ghana and Togo from Accra
Day 1: Accra You will be meet and transferred to your hotel, overnight Day 2: Accra - Shai Hill - Wli Your will drive about an hour to the outskirts of Accra to beads manufacturing company. After your drive will continue to Shai Hills resource reserve.Day 3: Wli You will start your hiking up to Wli upper falls (1000ft) most of the way up is in the open and you will have fantastic view of your surrounding villages, experience the forest, humidity and pressure from the spray of the falls.There is an optional evening of drumming and dance and bonfire at Wli falls. Day 4: Wli -Gbledi-Gbledi Gbogame - BiakpaYou depart from Wli to Gbledi Gbogame for a drive to the foot of mountain Afadjato (29045ft), the highest peak in Ghana. From there, trek up hill through steep and well shaded footpaths within less than two hours after ascent you will reach the summit. The descent is steep walking on lose dirt and stones in Gbledi, adjoining mountain Afadjato,is the highest point in Ghana.Day 5: Biakpa You will take a short drive from Biakpa for an easy walk to Amedzofe falls and you will hike to the summit of mount Gemi above the village. You will see the metal cross erected during the Second World War and stunning view of Volta Lake.Day 6: Biakpa - Kpalime You will take a short drive to the Ghana-Togo border, after immigration and customs formalities, we continue our drive of about one and half hours’ drive to Kpalime. Day 7: Kpalime You will visit the artistic centre, the market and the grand cathedral constructed by German while the First World War.Day 8: Trek Mountain Melekloto called Kinito-agome apedome and Agnedi. You will trek for a total of seven hours from the village to village until you eventually trek to mountain Melakloto. Day 9: Agnedi - Kouma Apoti You will have a total of seven hours of trekking. You will trek from the village Agnedi to Kouma-tokpli passing Agome-tomegbe and kouma apoti. You will discover magnificent landscapes of forest in the jungle with cocoa and coffee.Day 10 : Kouma Apoti - Kouma Konda Today will be another once in a life time experience at a unique studio for vegetable painting where you will meet a young artist. He will lead you in the forest in search of natural pigments to demonstrate the vegetable painting in an unusual studio established in a heart of the forest on the riverside.Day 11: Kouma Konda - Kloto You will continue your visits to kouma konda with the doors and windows of homes painted with the pictures of regional animals, scenes of the village, view the mount Kloto and discover three pretty butterflies famous area of Kloto. Day 12: Kpalime - Lome - Accra Sightseeing at the grand market called nana benz and the artistic village, after you cross the Togo-Ghana border to Accra for your onward flight.