Ghana Safari

Ghana Vacations in a Nutshell

Ghana offers a great variety of adventures for each type of traveller. It's ideally suited for an unforgettable wildlife safari holiday, for a deep cultural experience, or for both in the same vacations in Ghana. Ghana is a small country in West Africa bordering the Atlantic Ocean and incredibly close to the equator. Although small in size, the country presents around hundred species of mammals including elephants, hippos, lions, leopards, more than 700 species of birds, and the colorful gem of almost a thousand different butterflies. Start packing and get ready for your visit to Ghana because we can spot for you and recommend the not-to-miss locations and activities. For instance, the must-see national parks of Mole, Kakum, and Bui. Those places will definitely be included in your bucket list for Ghana.

If you want more, we can as well highlight the hike Mount Afadjato or a visit to the spectacular Wli waterfalls for the Ghana itinerary. Are you into cultural experiences? Then keep a lookout for a weekend trip for the Ashanti Akwasidae celebrations. It is an important local festival which follows with traditional costumes, singing, and dancing. Do you want to embark on memorable Ghana safari tour and observe Ghana's wildlife in its natural habitat? Just find out how to visit the wonders of Ghana.

Ghana is a perfect country for visiting remote areas that are quite untouched by the tourist industry. We take pride in taking you in a journey of discovery to enjoy the sense of isolation away from the daily activities of a city. At the same time, we care about your safety and security. According to the Global Peace Index, Ghana has been ranked as the fourth most peaceful country in Africa. Moreover, we will advise your before the trip about visas, vaccines if needed, weather and other information.

Find the perfect season for a safari in Ghana during the driest months and observe the incredible nature of Ghana: exotic animals from the rainforest, canopy walkway in Kakum National Park, or Ghana's largest wildlife refuge - Mole National Park.

Places to Visit in Ghana


    Bojo Beach

    Highly rated Bojo beach is so chilled out. It is one of the most beautiful and cleanest beaches in Ghana and just 30 minutes drive west of Accra city. For travellers who want to have more fun and get a dose of adrenaline, locals offer ski jets for rent. The beach is surrounded by nice restaurants where you can taste local or foreign cuisine.


    Wli Falls

    If you are a lover of nature, we highly recommend visiting Wli Falls. It is the highest waterfall in Ghana and the tallest in West Africa. Once you arrive at the Wli waterfalls, get ready for one of the best trekking paths a wanderer can dream of. A walk through the forest offers a chance to see a large colony of fruit bats, a different type of birds, monkeys, and baboons.


    Kakum National Park

    Brace yourself for the mixed feeling of adrenaline rush plus adventure at Ghana's famous and most visited attraction - Kakum National Park. It is the place for nature lovers. The area is covered with tropical forest and an exciting thing is the canopy walkway, which is 1,100 ft (0.34 km) long. This is a tall canopy walk with an amazing view. Do not forget to take a bottle of water and some proper sneakers.


    Bui National Park

    Bui National Park is the third largest park in Ghana. It's is well-known for watching hippos and also an excellent spot for bird watching in Ghana. If you are planning to include Bui you may see over 100 different species of birds, along with numerous elephants, bushbucks and chimpanzees, and baboons. Travellers can also have camp experience as accommodation option.


    Mole National Park

    Perfect to watch the largest animal in the world - an African elephant. You will definitely not miss baboons, a different type of antelopes and warthogs. Tourists can mix both walking and driving safaris with an experienced local English-speaker guide. During the nighttime safari, you can see some different nocturnal animals like mongoose, civet and bush baby. Do not rush to leave, take your time and enjoy an amazing experience in Mole National park.

Best Time to Visit Ghana

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Ghana has a tropical climate with daily temperatures ranging between 25-35C around the year. There are two main seasons: the dry and wet.

  • Dry season: November - March: The dry weather can give you the great opportunity to see a diversity of wild animals in one spot. This is also the time of year with the least amount of mosquitoes.
  • Wet season: April - October:The wet season in the North part of Ghana is from April to October while South Ghana experiences wet season from March to November. Usually, the rain will last for a short time, but on some days may be heavy rain for hours.

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Things to carry on a Ghana tour

In order to make your visit to Ghana as pleasant and carefree as possible you should have all your basic needs covered. And while these needs are specific to each individual, here is a general list of items that you should consider bringing with you during the Ghana holidays:

  • Comfortable shoes (not high heels)
  • Camera and entertaining devices
  • Chargers for all your devices
  • Both long sleeves and short sleeves shirts
  • Casual clothes that can get damaged if it needs to
  • Different pairs of pants
  • Local currency (or exchange at airport)
  • Different pairs of sunglasses and goggles
  • Razors
  • Sunscreen of your choice
  • Insect repellent
  • Any prescription medicines you may need

And what matters the most is your desire to discover new places and understand the amazing culture of Ghana!