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$1157.90 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Days Wildlife Safari Cycling and Hiking Adventure Holiday

Day 1: Accra-Tamale-Mognori-Mole (B/L/D) Your driver will pick you up from your location in Accra at 7.00am for your 9am flight to Tamale. Upon arrival in Tamale you will be picked by a driver who will take you to our office for a brief orientation. Afterwards, you continue towards Mole National Park in a private vehicle. Mole is located in the Northern region of Ghana; an area of 4,849 Sq-km. It is the largest and most developed protected area for Eco-tourism and nature conservation in Ghana. It is a journey of about 146km from Tamale. You will check in at the Mole Motel, have lunch and afterwards cycle a total of 22 km on dirt flat terrain to Mognori-Eco Village, a community-based ecotourism project. Upon arrival at Mognori and a brief introduction, paddle a canoe safari on the calm waters on the Mole River which is truly excellent for bird viewing along the river.  Return to Mole Motel for overnight stayDay 2: Mole National Park (B)In the morning you will take a 2 hour walking safari into the park to have the best view of the untamed but friendly elephants, antelopes, warthogs, baboons and other monkeys. After this you have free time to relax by the pool. Go on a late afternoon a cycling safari at 3pm. 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 out 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. Amuse and educate yourself as you watch a dung beetle rolling its prize away. After 2 hours of cycling, you can relax by the pool and have dinner at the motel restaurant.Day 3: Mole - Wechiau - Mole (B)After breakfast at 7.30am, you will visit Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary in Wa, the regional capital of Upper West Region of Ghana. The journey from Mole to Wechiau is approximately 164km. Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary is a unique community-based project which is a protected wildlife area consisting of a 40km stretch of the Black Volta River. You will have the opportunity to cycle for a distance of 18kms (one way and back totaling 36kms) to the Hippo Sanctuary. Take an hour canoe safari trip joining in paddling on the Black Volta River to view hippopotamus and a wide variety of birds with the assistance of a knowledgeable guide. You will have a botany walk of an hour to discover the beauty of nature. The walk aims at identifying local plants, their uses and if possible clients get to taste edible fruits of some plants. Return back to Mole Motel for your overnight stayDay 4: Mole-Tamale-Accra (B)Take  an early morning  guided  game cycling safari.After breakfast, you will check-out at 10am and head to Tamale Airport for your onward flight  to Accra Airport.

$2540 Multi-day & Extended Tours

NORTHERN ESCAPE & ANCIENT CASTLES EMANCIPATION

Day 1 :    ACCRA, GHANA INArrival in Accra (Ghana) and transfer to the hotel. Free time to relax.Day 2:  KUMASI | ASHANTI ARTS & CRAFTSWe depart for Kumasi in the morning where we will spend the first day of this tour visiting the Cultural Centre, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and Okomfo Anokye Sword Site. Day 3: FIEMA MONKEYS SANCTUARY |  THE MOLE GAME PARKWe depart from your hotel early in the morning for the Buabeng/Fiema Monkey Sanctuary for game viewing. We will stop over at Techiman for breakfast before continuing to Mole Game Park via the Larabanga Mosque, the oldest Mosque in Ghana.Day 4: MOLE GAME PARK | AFRICAN SAFARIOn foot from the motel, we will proceed on an early morning game viewing trip in Mole game park. En route, we will use paths that expose us to the ancestral art of tracking and approaching animals silently. Wildlife to be encountered in Mole game park includes antelopes, warthogs, baboons, blue and black columbus, elephants etc.Day 5: TAMALE   |  ADOBE MOSQUES | LARABANGA ANCIENT MOSQUE | We start our journey Northwards, Our dusty road follows the tracks of the former caravan road that used to connect the main trading centres of the Sudanese kingdoms such as Djenné or Timbuktu.Day 6: BOLGATANGA  | SCARED CROCODILE POND After breakfast, we leave for the Paga crocodile pond located at the north-eastern border between Ghana and Burkina Faso, to visit this sacred sanctuary for crocodiles.Day 7: BOLGATANGA | NORTHEN ARTS & CRAFTSWe will visit the African arts & crafts market of Bolgatanga, famous for straw baskets, fan, hats, local northern attries, leather goods, metal jewellery and other African crafts. Day 8: GURUNSI TRIBES |  AFRICAN FRESCOESDrive and in the afternoon we meet with the Gurunsi tribe living in adobe fortified buildings decorated with black, red and white African frescoes. Day 9: NORTHERN GHANA | FORTIFIED VILLAGESThe Lobi live in the surroundings of Wa, isolated in clay houses protected by a high wall without access and made of a rectangular granary surrounded by the different rooms and a cowshed.Day 10 : TALENSI TRIBE  |   ORACLE Inside a deep crack on the higher side of the mountain there is the oracle’s cave, an important place of pilgrimage. People however are allowed inside only if accompanied by adepts.Day 11 : CAPE COAST  | HISTORIC SLAVES' CASTLESElmina Castle is the oldest European building in Africa. At different times the castle has been used as a warehouse to trade gold, ivory, and eventually slaves. Day 12 : ACCRA | AFRICAN METROPOLISWe will visit the area of the coffin makers, with their elaborately shaped coffins representing fruits, animals, fish, cars, airplanes…. and the only limit is the intended occupant’s imagination.