12-Day Wildlife and Cultural Tour of Northern Ghana from Accra

12-Day Wildlife and Cultural Tour of Northern Ghana from Accra
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$2770.35
Duration: 12 days
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The twelve days guided holiday of Northern region of Ghana has rich cultural and historical sites coupled with friendly people who are always willing to share with you their lives and history of their community. You will explore the vast savannah landscape, culture and wildlife, bird watching, hiking and many more interesting activities. You will also visit eco destinations where life is still very close to nature.You will have photo opportunities during sightings of wildlife animals like the African elephants, Antelopes, hippopotamus and crocodiles spread over the twelve days.

Day 1: Accra - Tamale
Upon arrival, have a city tour of Tamale, visit the Tamale central market, the central mosque and the leather processing site.
Day 2: Tamale - Tongo - Bolgatanga
You will depart to Tongo to visit the shrine which is believed to give people good fortune and power. You will view the unique architecture of the region, the dramatic granite rock formations, and natural caves. Also visit the Bolgatanga local market for further interaction with the people.
Day 3: Bolgatanga - Sirigu - Paga - Bolgatanga
You will drive straight on the 34km road to Sirigu. Sirigu is known throughout Ghanaian history for its pottery, basket weaving and unique symbolic wall decorations. You will get a guided tour of traditional homes belonging to members of Sirigu Women Organisation for Pottery and Art (SWOPA). You will also have the opportunity to meet with (SWOPA) women at the gallery.
After Sirigu, you depart to Paga, where crocodiles are part of the daily living of the people.
Day 4: Free day in Bolgatanga
Day 5: Bolgatanga - Tumu
You will head towards Tumu. You will stop over at Navrongo after about 30kms drive. You will visit the Catholic minor Basilica, the first Catholic Church building in northern Ghana since 1903.
Day 6: Tumu - Wa
You depart very early to begin the day’s tour. After about 32km on the ‘red dusty road’, you stop at Gwollu to see the Slaves walls built in the 18th Century by the chief of the area. Gwollu is also the home of Ghana’s third President.
Day 7: Wa - Wachiau - Wa
Wachiau Community Hippo Sanctuary is arguably one of the best wildlife sites in Ghana. While at the Sanctuary, you will visit the Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary where a white huge skull of a hippopotamus.
Day 8: Wa - Mole National Park
You depart after breakfast to Mole National park. You will see elephants and baboons for use plus other smaller animals such as dulcimers. There is an Italian funded introduction of Lions you can perhaps see one if you are lucky.
Day 9: Mole National Park - Mognori Eco-village
You depart around 8:00am driving about 10 minutes to Mognori Eco Village for a 2 hour village walk and drumming and dancing and 2 hours canoe safari.
Day 10: Mole - Tamale - Accra
Early in the morning at 7:00 am, you will take a 2 hour walking safari. Have breakfast and then depart from mole national park to Larabanga to see the mosque.
Day 11: Free day in Accra
You will have the option to stay in the hotel and rest or you go out to do last minute shopping of gifts for friends and families or also have a short City tour of Accra.
Day 12: Fly out of the country
Today based on your check in time and departure, you will check out of your hotel and dropped at the airport.

The twelve days guided holiday of Northern region of Ghana has rich cultural and historical sites coupled with friendly people who are always willing to share with you their lives and history of their community. You will explore the vast savannah landscape, culture and wildlife, bird watching, hiking and many more interesting activities. You will also visit eco destinations where life is still very close to nature.You will have photo opportunities during sightings of wildlife animals like the African elephants, Antelopes, hippopotamus and crocodiles spread over the twelve days.