Ghana is a West African destination like no other: it is a politically stable, English-speaking nation that is acknowledged as the friendliest country in the region. It is also one of the safest countries in which the Upper Guinea forest block, an internationally recognised Endemic Bird Area, can be accessed, and our birding tour of Ghana allows for a thorough exploration of the most exciting West African birding habitats. From Guinea savanna to lush rainforest, we will see much of what Ghana has to offer, promising a truly impressive bird tally and a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Our days in this wonderful country will be spent ambling forested trails, scanning for canopy species from a fabulous walkway, and exploring vast tracts of deciduous woodland. Typical African families such as turacos, barbets, sunbirds and greenbuls are particularly well represented, yielding a colourful and interesting bounty of species. Furthermore, we also have the opportunity to see one of Africa’s most highly sought-after birds – the fabled White-necked Rockfowl!
2023 Tour price is an estimate and will change. Tour dates could be adjusted.
White-necked Rockfowl, Egyptian Plover, Four-banded Sandgrouse, Fraser's Eagle-Owl, Pel's Fishing Owl, Standard-winged Nightjar, Yellow-footed Honeyguide, Oriole Warbler, Blue-moustached & Black Bee-eater, Capuchin Babbler, Black Dwarf Hornbill, Congo Serpent Eagle, Long-tailed Hawk, Tessmann's & Nimba Flycatcher, African Piculet, Puvel’s Illadopsis, Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat, Red-cheeked Wattle-eye
African Elephant, King Colobus, Patas Monkey, Pel’s Anomalure, forest duikers
lowland rainforest, broad-leaved woodlands, wetlands, Sahelian savanna
hot conditions; dry in the north and humid in the south
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader & local birding leaders
Tour Pace & Walking
moderate pace, undemanding forest and woodland trails
Ease of Birding
moderate with some challenging species
Number of Species Expected
Kakum canopy walkway, Farafara tribesmen, Cape Coast Slave Castle, Larabanga mosque, Mole National Park