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4 Days Wildlife Safari Cycling and Hiking Adventure Holiday

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    Day 1: Accra-Tamale-Mognori-Mole (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Mognori, Ghana
    Your driver will pick you up from your location in Accra at 7.00am for your 9am flight to Tamale. Upon arrival in Tamale you will be picked by a driver who will take you to our office for a brief orientation. Afterwards, you continue towards Mole National Park in a private vehicle. Mole is located in the Northern region of Ghana; an area of 4,849 Sq-km. It is the largest and most developed protected area for Eco-tourism and nature conservation in Ghana. It is a journey of about 146km from Tamale. You will check in at the Mole Motel, have lunch and afterwards cycle a total of 22 km on dirt flat terrain to Mognori-Eco Village, a community-based ecotourism project. Upon arrival at Mognori and a brief introduction, paddle a canoe safari on the calm waters on the Mole River which is truly excellent for bird viewing along the river. Return to Mole Motel for overnight stay
    Duration: 40 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Mole Motel

    Day 2: Mole National Park (B)

    Stop At: Mole National Park, Larabanga Ghana
    In the morning you will take a 2 hour walking safari into the park to have the best view of the untamed but friendly elephants, antelopes, warthogs, baboons and other monkeys. After this you have free time to relax by the pool. Go on a late afternoon a cycling safari at 3pm. Mole offers you a premium site for birding with over 300 identified bird species. Delight yourself as you watch egrets, flycatchers and many more. Reptile enthusiasts can watch out for a variety of snakes, crocodiles, etc. Enjoy the beauty of these magnificent reptiles. While on safari, you will see Giant Termite Hill, stunning butterflies and moths. Amuse and educate yourself as you watch a dung beetle rolling its prize away. After 2 hours of cycling, you can relax by the pool and have dinner at the motel restaurant.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Mole Motel

    Day 3: Mole - Wechiau

    Stop At: Mole National Park, Larabanga Ghana
    After breakfast at 7.30am, you will visit Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary in Wa, the regional capital of Upper West Region of Ghana. The journey from Mole to Wechiau is approximately 164km. Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary is a unique community-based project which is a protected wildlife area consisting of a 40km stretch of the Black Volta River. You will have the opportunity to cycle for a distance of 18kms (one way and back totaling 36kms) to the Hippo Sanctuary. Take an hour canoe safari trip joining in paddling on the Black Volta River to view hippopotamus and a wide variety of birds with the assistance of a knowledgeable guide. You will have a botany walk of an hour to discover the beauty of nature. The walk aims at identifying local plants, their uses and if possible clients get to taste edible fruits of some plants. Return back to Mole Motel for your overnight stay
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Mole Motel

    Day 4: Mole National Park

    Stop At: Mole National Park, Mole National Park, Northern Region
    Take an early morning guided game cycling safari. After breakfast, you will check-out at 10am and head to Tamale Airport for your onward flight to Accra Airport.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered

    Airports

    • Kotoka Airport, Accra Ghana
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Accra Airport/Accommodation
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entrance and activities fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary
    • 3 nights' accommodation (Twin bed room) - BB
    • Professional Tour guide
    • Bicycle and helmat
    • Entry/Admission - Mole National Park
    Exclusions
    • International Visas and flights
    • Vaccinations and Medical/Travel Insurance
    • Lunch and Dinner with Drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
    • 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
    • Bring good shoes (preferably hiking/trekking boots, but good sneakers are usually okay, too), a small backpack for your personal belongings and drinking water for the hike, as well as Insect Repellent.
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
    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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    My daughter (14) and I booked the four-day cycle and walking tour in Mole National Park. The whole tour was booked and arranged completely by email, which presented few challenges. With Larmi at M&J Travel & Tours could not have been more helpful and patient in answering all my
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    Response from MandJ T, Sustainability and Eco Tourism Officer at 4 Days Wildlife Safari Cycling and Hiking Adventure Holiday
    Responded 6 May 2019
    Hello Michael, We bring you warm greetings from M&J Travel and Tours, Ghana. Thanks for sharing your views with us. We are sorry your cycling experience didn’t match your expectations. It was an uncommon instance and we will do better. Your suggestions have been considered and we are working on it massively. We are privileged you like our service. Looking forward working with you again with other of our packages. Best regards,
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    By: M&J Travel and Tours
    Travel557928
    Riverside, Iowa
    20
    Ghana safari
    Great tour guide and driver!! They were with us at all times and very focused on ensuring we had a great
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    Michelle
    Breckenridge, Colorado
    103
    Exceptional experience
    I booked a custom 6 day tour with M&J Travel and Tours that exceeded my expectations. The travel agent, Nuru-Deen,
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    Claudia D
    10
    Amazing experience
    We booked a 7 day trip including 2 days in Accra and a 3-day Safari in Tamale plus one night stay at Mognori
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    Chris F
    10
    Excellent tour of Ghana
    I booked a 7 day tour with M&J Travel and Tours that included both walking and driving safaris in Mole National
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    Patty S.
    30
    12 day custom tour
    I’m so grateful to M&J for the attentive, professional, and expert planning of my first Ghana experience. I worked
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    Faleh M
    32
    12 days inGhana. Togo and Benin
    Me and my friend took a 12 days tour with M&J in Ghana, Togo and Benin. It wes a fabulous days. Great experience.
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    Elias R
    Dallas, Texas
    182
    Top notch
    What can we say, it was an excellent experience! The choice of hotels were in our view, superb. The vehicle and
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    Alice T
    31
    Great service and no problems!
    Just wanted to say thank you. We arranged some aspects of our visit to Ghana with MJ like the car and a couple of
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    Seamus W
    22
    Excellent service for car rental
    We hired a car with a driver for our short 5-day trip to Eastern Ghana. The driver was great and very informative
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    MrInternational02
    London, United Kingdom
    8268
    Highlight of my trip to West Africa!
    I had been planning a trip to West Africa for years, and finally chose to travel with M&J Travel, and I am so glad
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