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Greetings, I extend my warm welcome to you for an extraordinary journey that promises an unforgettable experience at Kakum National Park in Ghana. As your dedicated Trip Leader, I eagerly anticipate the privilege of embarking on this adventure alongside you. Having previously explored this remarkable destination, I am enthusiastic about the prospect of immersing ourselves in this remarkable ecosystem. Your participation in this expedition would be greatly appreciated, and I am eager to share this remarkable journey with you. Should you require any information or have inquiries, please do not hesitate to engage in the Q&A section. Included in this excursion are the following: Accommodation with daily breakfast (shared rooms) Transportation services Exclusions comprise: International flight expenses Visa fees Laundry services Beverages and gratuities For our exploration of other locations within the city, we will primarily travel on foot. If you have specific preferences or requests in this regard, kindly inform me, and we will incorporate them into our itinerary. Allow me to introduce myself: I am Kingsley, a passionate and energetic individual with a strong motivation to explore new horizons. I am known for my friendly and humble demeanor, and I have an immense love for travel and the opportunity to forge new connections with fellow travelers. Sincerely, Kingsley What is included? - Bed and Breakfast (Shared rooms) - Transportation What is not included? - International flights, visa fees, laundry, drinks & tipping For other locations around the city, we will mostly walk, or you can let me know, so we can make sure to have it on our itinerary. About me: My name is Kingsley, and I am an ambitious and energetic gentleman, highly motivated, Friendly, humble, and love to travel and meet new people. Are you as excited as me? Send me a message and let me know 📬
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Trip Itinerary

Fiesta Royale Hotel

Day 1
Our pickup location is in our hotel in Accra, Ghana. This designated location will be communicated respectively in a few days before the trip. Pickups can be arranged for a small fee if preferred.

Kakum National Park Entrance Gate Ghana

Day 1-2
The Kakum National Park, located in the Cape Coast hinterland, covers an area of ​​375 sq. Km and protects a large stretch of virgin rainforest in Ghana. Originally intended as a forest reserve, in 1931 the Kakum area was not open to the public and, a part of it was used for timber and deforestation, but was threatening to irreparably deface this stretch of coastal rainforest. Subsequently, the area of ​​Kakum was declared protected and was joined to the contiguous Assin Attandaso Reserve, to form the wide Kakum Conservation Area. The area of ​​Kakum, at a later time, with the intervention and support of local communities, was declared a national park in 1992. The deforestation of the '70s and' 80s, fortunately, has compromised, not irremediably, only partially the forest, that remains, even today, for the most part in pristine conditions; the predominant type of vegetation is the humid rainforest, both virgin and semi-deciduous, and characterized by high rainfall and high humidity, with an average of 90%. The diversity of Kakum flora is such that the number of registered plant species exceeds 200 units per 1 square hectare. The forest in the Kakum National Park is both primary and secondary, the difference being that the primary forest is pristine and virgin, while the secondary forest has been somehow "disturbed" by natural or human events and is recovering from these events. Usually, the primary forest has a covering, or canopy, complete that makes little light filter down to the ground, the secondary forest does not have complete coverage but is characterized by smaller trees, and the light filters through to the soil, allowing the growth of numerous pioneer species.

Fiesta Royale Hotel

Day 2
We will return to our pickup location in Accra, Ghana and end the trip. This designated location will be communicated respectively again a few days before the trip. Drop-offs will be offered for a small fee if preferred.
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2 days trip
Fiesta Royale Hotel, Kakum National Park Entrance Gate Ghana & 1 more
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