Overnight in a comfortable tree house in Kakum National Park, permitting extended hiking and birding as well as a private experience on the canopy walkway in the early morning to witness the rainforest canopy before the crowds arrive. Also includes a visit to a stingless bee facility, a Posuban shrine, and the World Heritage Site of Cape Coast castle.
Scenic drive along the coast, passing lagoons, beaches, villages & forests. Visit a stingless bee facility before arriving at Kakum National Park. Kakum is Ghana’s most significant birding park, with over 266 species including white-breasted guinea fowl, African grey parrot, and nine species of hornbill. Enjoy a two-hour trail hike on the forest floor, where you will see birds, butterflies and perhaps catch a glimpse of the forest’s secretive mammals.
Continue to the Kakum tree house, where the platform presents unique viewing.
Morning visit to the canopy the walkway before the park opens to experience the walkway without the crowds. There are 7 segments, totalling 360 meters in length. At 40 meters high, this is the best opportunity to view the upper and lower canopies.
Take an extended ground hike for lower-story and ground-dwelling species. The Sun Bird Trail allows you to experience 3 different ecosystems: rainforest, a secondary forest and pond environment.
Depart Kakum and tour historic Cape Coast castle and a short visit to the beach. Visit an extravagant Posuban shrine along the return drive to Accra.
Drop at a location of your choice in Accra.
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Fosu Lagoon is the Xavi Bird Sanctuary where a canoe ride down the Lotor River to the Avu Lagoon permits viewing birds not normally seen in other habitats. A great diversity of birds (over 90 different species) can be viewed from the canoe. Bird lovers are guaranteed sightings of birds from a unique vantage point not usually available to tourists.
KAKUM NATIONAL PARK
Be sure to hike the Sun Bird Trail that is specially developed to incorporate three ecosystems: rainforest, secondary forest, and pond. This is an excellent ground hike for lower-story and ground-dwelling species. Visitors can use this trail together with the canopy walkway to search for more than 400 bird species found on the Kakum bird checklist