7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS OF THE NORTHERN PART OF GHANA
The Package starts with a guided tour of the Greater Accra Region, the capital of Ghana. The tour starts with a drive to the national museum, and to the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum (the final resting place of the 1st president of Ghana). After lunch we continue to the centre for National Culture for shopping and also witness beautiful art collections and Artifacts and then to the W.E.D. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture.
Early morning drive to Kumasi (the Ashanti Kingdom). We start a guided tour through the Garden City from the Manhyia Palace for an elaborated history of the Ashanti Kingdom and some of its great warriors. (eg Yaa Asantewaa). We proceed via the Kejetia market to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, where the Ashanti Kingdom was founded and where we still have the Komfo Anokye sword buried in the ground. Later in the afternoon, we continue to the Center for National Culture. The night is spent at a luzurious hotel in Techiman
After breakfast, the trip continues to Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary. Ghanas most famous example of traditional African conservation. Continue to the Kintampo water falls to experience nature and its beauty. Lunch is arranged. We then continue to the Mole National park Via Larabanga. The night is spent at the Mole Motel.
The day starts with an early morning guided hiking through the Mole National Park. The Park has about 93 species of animals, including herds of elephants, lions, bucks and many more in an area of 4840sq km savannah land. There are trained Tour Guides with Riffles to take you round the park. After breakfast, we move from the National Park to Larabanga for a visit to the Larabanga Mosque (A 13th century Mosque believed to be one of the holiest sites in the country). We proceed to Tamale (Northern Regional Capital) for lunch. After lunch, the trip continues to Navrongo. The night is spent at Navrongo.
After breakfast the trip takes us to Paga where every Pond in the town has crocodiles living in them hence considered as a sacred sanctuary for crocodiles. The crocodiles are enticed from the Pond by the custodians with fowls. These crocodiles are harmless hence the possibility of holding a life crocodile for a life time. We continue to a slave market where you will be entertained to music with different drum rhythms from the rocks around Return to Tamale for an overnight stay.
DAYS 6: Start the Journey back to Accra