The Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary (WCHS) is a unique community-based project, protecting and preserving the wildlife and the environment of a 40km stretch of the Black Volta River in Ghana's Upper West Region. The river is home to one of the two remaining hippopotamus populations in Ghana.
Mole national park is the largest game park in Ghana and has the widest array of animals and plant fauna. Covering an area of 4842km2, Mole national park harbors Elephants, Cobs, Baboons, Warthogs, Buffalos, Hyenas, leopards etc. The Mole Hotel is a welcoming hotel with a swimming pool and essential amenities in the middle of this jungle to cater for guests needs. A minimum of 2 nights is required to go on this jaunt adventure.
A series of 3 waterfalls located on the Kumasi-Kintampo highway formed by the "Pumpu" river, the largest being 25m high. In total, in a number of steps and cascades, the river drops 70m. This superb fall mysteriously disappears and resurfaces 200 meters away from its original location. An archaeological site exists at/or near Kintampo, where civilisation can be shown to have existed between 2500BCE and 1400BCE, and it's the earliest known site for the cultivation of cowpea.
"Wli" being the highest waterfall in west Africa that cascades from a height of 80. Visitors to Wli must go through the 40min winding forest path to the waterfall, crossing it's 8 mini bridges on the way. An adventure to Wli waterfall is always a wonderful experience as guests can swim at the base of the waterfall enjoying its Jacuzzi like thrusts. The upper falls at Wli is reserved for the adventure prone as climbing to the higher level falls is a much more arduous terrain.
Not too far from the Wli waterfall is the 800m Afadjato Mountain which is the highest in Ghana. Visit this beautiful paradise on weekend trip with the Adventure Junkies and we will be sure to make your weekend a memorable one.
Lake Bosomtwe is one surrounded in a lot of mystery and wonder. The lake being formed by a meteor rock some several years ago has come to be an integral source of livelihood for the villages that surround it. Forming a 7km radius crater, visitors can swim or fish in the lake and also enjoy a tour around its 7 villages on a horse ride. Use the opportunity to also check out Manhyia palace and the seat of the Ashanti King, ruler of the ancient Ashanti empire and one of the few surviving kingdoms in Africa.
Nestled in the mountainous enclaves of Aburi , Adom waterfalls is in the town of Odumase. Guests get the option of bike riding through the mountains or being driven to the Adom waterfalls. After which a lovely picnic and barbecue is enjoyed at the Aburi botanical gardens which has a wide variety of tree species all across Africa. Enjoy panoramic views of Accra from the hilltop countryside of Aburi.
The Shai Hills game reserve is a 52km2 area of wooded grassland and savannah area. Dotted with ancestral caves and rich history of indigenous settlement the reserve boasts several baboons, antelopes, kobs, 150 bird species and several picnic areas. At approximately 50 km from Accra Shai Hills is an ideal day getaway for wildlife lovers and nature loving clients.
Ada is a 2hr drive from Accra in Ada the volta river meets the sea and forms an estuary. Visit Ada to witness its 7 beautiful islands littered with private beaches, jet skis and beach front villas, Ada also boasts lovely resorts and a very picturesque mangrove just on its outskirts. Ada is also famous for its barracuda fish delights.
Experience the famous canopy walkway that hangs 350m above the Kakum forest floor. You can also get a forest trek of the Kakum forest as well as visit the Hans Bottage crocodile pond while you enjoy your lunch. With a wide array of medicinal plant fauna to be seen also on this tour, you can decide to spend the night in the tree house in the Kakum forest and observe nocturnal hunting activities of the animal that inhabit the Kakum forest.
Get to see the first ever prefabricated fort on the African continent.
With a lighthouse standing on a picturesque rocky but yet enchanting seafront. Cape 3 points it's the furthest point south on the gulf of guinea. Discover numerous castles and forts that are littered along the cost of the western region of Ghana. With surf beaches in Busua and a rich heritage of fishing and European settlement in this part of town, a trip to cape 3 points is definitely an unforgettable experience. Be sure to look out for the rubber and palm plantations on your way to cape 3 points.
The Nzulezu stilt village has for many centuries fascinated its visitors as this entire village sits on stilts on a lake. The people of Nzulezu have lived in this enchanting village for about 400 years and counting. Across the river from the Village is Fort Apollonia which was the last fort to be built on the gold coast by the British. Enjoy a night stay in one of the beautiful beach front villas in the Western Region or spend a night in the village in a hotel that sits on stilts too.