Short Lake Bosomtwe hike trips and Ghana tours from Cocoa Village or Kumasi

Trips around the lake and short Ghana tours

We offer several types of Ghana tours but at any time we can organize also one-day or several-day trips in line with your preferences.

Here you can find a description for a few short trips from Accra, Cocoa Village Guteshouse or Kumasi.

Adventures hiking around the Lake Bosumtwe – half distance hike or 1 to 2 days around the lake hike:

We can offer you half distance (return with boat) or 1 to 2 days adventure hiking around the lake. Hike start in the morning from Cocoa Village Guesthouse and take you on the pathway along the lake (all together 36km) trough villages near lake. On the part of the way you will pass through the inland forest. If you take two days hike we will take a stop n half way in one one the village and put up our tent and spent a night in the village. Local people will provide food for us.

A one day hike is only for serious and physically well prepared hiker where complete walking distance is around 36 km (it is min 8 to 9 hour hike depend on the hiker speed).

If you are not ready for so long walking or you have smaller kids but still you wish to experience the adventure of Lake Trip we are offering half way hike where we will pass around 10 to 12 km by foot of originally round trip and make a return with the boat.

Take a good sun protection and comfortable walking shoes.

*Adventure hiking you need to book in advance.

Day trip from Cocoa Village to Kumasi city or Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary

Bobiri Forest Reserve and Butterfly Sanctuary is an ecotourism center in Ghana and the only butterfly sanctuary in West Africa. It has about 400 species of butterflies. It is located on the main Accra – Kumasi Highway at the village of Kubease, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Kumasi. It is also about 25 minutes drive from the KNUST. It is enclosed by six communities, these are Krofrom, Kubease, Ndobom, Koforidua, Nkwankwaduam and Tsteteseakasum. It was created in 1931 and has an area of 54.65 km2 (21.10 sq mi).

Kumasi (historically spelled Comassie or Coomassie and usually spelled Kumase in Twi) is a city in Ashanti Region, and is among the largest metropolitan areas in Ghana. Kumasi is near Lake Bosomtwe, in a rain forest region, and is the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Asanteman. Kumasi is approximately 500 kilometres (300 mi) north of the Equator and 200 kilometres (100 mi) north of the Gulf of Guinea. Kumasi is alternatively known as “The Garden City” because of its many beautiful species of flowers and plants. It is also called Oseikrom (Osei Tutu’s town). The second largest city in Ghana after the capital Accra, Kumasi known as Ghana’s second city.

The Central Business District of Kumasi includes areas such as Adum, Bantama and Bompata (popularly called Roman Hill) is concentrated with lots of banks, department stalls, and hotels. Economic activities in Kumasi include financial and commercial sectors, pottery, clothing and textile. There is a huge timber processing community in Kumasi serving the needs of people in Ghana. Bantama High Street and Prempeh II Street in Bantama and Adum respectively have the reputation of being the hub of business and night life in Kumasi.

Day trip to Boabeng Fiema monkey sanctuary

Boabeng Fiema monkey sanctuary is one of the renowned tourist site located in the Nkoranza North District of Bono East Region.

Boabeng Fiema monkey sanctuary is the famous example of traditional conservation of Forest with wide varieties of tree species engulf with birds and other animals, this is the place where two different species of monkeys, regarded as sacred happily live, eat and share their peace of minds with human beings.

Staff as well as the Tour Guides are well trained and experienced with a vast knowledge of wildlife and animal behavior as well as the local fauna and flora.

Mole national park 6 days tour (Cocoa Village – Tamale – Mole – Nkoranza)

Mole national park is an outstanding place and shouldn’t be missed. Set your expectations far from the open savannah of bigger African wildlife parks and instead just enjoy the peace and tranquillity you’ll find in Mole. The best part of Mole National Park is that it is very easily accesible and very often see elephants wandering around for a drink from one of the waterholes. What is not an common option in big African parks here walking safaris which will get you about as close as you could ever want to be to a wild elephant is usually. Mole National Park is probably the best value safari anywhere in Africa.

Our tour program:

1st day: Early departure from Cocoa Village to the north. On the request we can arrange pick up also on other locations (Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast).  It is a long run ahead to the northern Ghana major city of Tamale.

2nd day: We will start the day with City tour of Tamale which is in his own image and way of life completely different city from other Ghana sites. It is mainly Muslim and the main transport means are used a bicycles. You will see the ritual hoeing newborns, processing of yarn, and visited the boss of one of the nearby villages in the city.

3rd day: In the afternoon we will departure to Mognori eco village (village is part of Mole National Park). We spend a night in Mognorij in the village with the locals in their houses. On special request on the evening a night safari at the nearby river can be organized. After dinner, we will ask villager for dancing in costumes with musical instruments. This is an extraordinary experience adventure of everyday life in the north. It is possible to sleep outside on the roof.

4th day: Mognori – Mole national park- overnight in park with safari.

5th day: In the morning we will start trip back to central Ghana. We will stop in the village of Nkoranza. On the request before that we can stop at Monkey sanctuary in Tacheman. Overnight can be spent in Nkoranci in guesthouse set by the Dutch doctors. This is a project called Hand & Hand, where in the same object coexist guests and children who have been found or discarded. It is a kind of orphanage, which operates within the same building as a guest house.

6th day: We are coming back to Kumasi or return back to Cocoa Village Guesthouse

Trip to Cape Coast  & Kakum national park:

We’ll leave early in the morning from Cocoa Village after our breakfast.

In a well preserved fortress in Cape Coast, which was a centre of slave-trade, the guides will walk us through its sombre history. There is also interested Cape coast castle museum to see. After the visit you can take a lunch at restaurant near castle. After lunch we will go to hitel and enjoy late afternoon.

Next morning after breakfast we will set off to Kakum National Park and its last rain forest remains with seven suspended bridges forming a canopy walkway. Gigantic trees, wonderful butterflies and colourful birds will almost be within arm’s reach and we’ll see them from a bird’s eye perspective. On our way back, we’ll also stop at Hans’ Cottage, an interesting restaurant with gentle and peaceful crocodiles that will allow us to strike a pose next to them and take some photographs. Afternoon time we will return back to Cocoa village.

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