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

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    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Accra Airport or your centrally located Accra hotel
    Departure Time
    Flexible
    Please refer to your voucher for confirmation details
    Duration
    12 days
    Return Details
    Accra Airport
    Inclusions
    • 11 Nights Standard double room accommodation with A.C, & Breakfast
    • Private car with A.C, Fuel, vehicle insurance and professional English speaking driver guide
    • 2 airport transfers (Airport transfers from and to accommodation on day of arrival and departure)
    • 11 Lunches
    • Complementary bottled water per day
    • 24hr ongoing support
    Exclusions
    • International Visas and flights
    • Vaccinations and Medical/Travel Insurance
    • Dinner and drinks
    • Tips and gratuities
    • All other activities not listed on itinerary
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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