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Akosombo Dam and Shai Hills Resource Reserve Tour from Accra

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    What to Expect
    Being picked up from your hotel at 7:30am, you will take this 100kms journey north of Accra first to the township of Akosombo. Here you will be taken on a guided tour of the Akosombo dam which is the largest man-made lake in the world. It was constructed in 1966. The dam rises 440 feet (134 m) above ground level and has a crest 2,201 feet (671 m) wide and a volume of 10,451,000 cubic yards (7,991,000 cubic m). The dam is used for commercial fishing and navigation. The dam has an electric-power-generating capacity of 912 megawatts. The Dam meets Ghana’s needs and provides a surplus for sale to neighbouring countries. 

    Returning to Accra you will stop at the Shai Game Reserve just 40mins north of Accra. Take a drive through this park to discover baboons, monkeys, antelopes, bats and ostriches. This tour is done in a private vehicle with an English speaking tour guide with you throughout the trip. Back in Accra you will be dropped off at your hotel to end the day by late afternoon.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel
    Departure Time
    7:30am
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel pickup
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    By: Stellar Tours
    14 reviews
    Prince J
    134
    SHOPPERS DELIGHT!!!!!
    This excursion was taken on Dec. 3, 2019. We booked Stellar Tours for all of our paid excursions and was quite
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    Prince J
    134
    A Must for Any Historical and Cultural Travelers!!!!!!
    (Apologies to this tour service for this delayed review; we were getting through the holiday season) The Review:
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    Prince J
    134
    Forget the others: THIS IS THE RIGHT ACCRA TOUR!!!!!
    (First let me apologize for the delay in this review; we visited on Dec. 1, 2019; the recovery from the Accra
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    Sharla R
    70
    Safari and Hill climbing experience
    My daughter and I had a great time watching the animals and climbing the hills. The guide was great and gave us a
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    Prince J
    134
    PERFECT AFTER A LONG FLIGHT!!!!!
    {First let me say Kudos to Kelvin; I have waited to do this review because I needed to recuperate from the long
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    scottroberts42
    10
    Day tour
    Kelvin and Prince were excellent tour guides for us. We had a great day touring and learning about the Ghana
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    laubon123
    11
    great tour of accra
    Kevin was the guide and he was absolutely wonderful, he brought my parents to off the beaten track places, to
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    A_Priscan
    Zagreb, Croatia
    9958
    Great adventure
    This trip consists of three main points: 1. hiking to the top of Afadjato Mountain (great view) - the climb quite
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    Angelicasmiley
    Rockland, Massachusetts
    52
    Phenomenal experience
    I was blown away by the authenticity of this tour. I’ve taken cooking classes in my travels around the world and
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    africavarsities
    Accra, Ghana
    30
    Great Experience
    One of the best travel agencies you can find in Ghana. Provides well organized tours for travelers especially the
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    Darrell S
    10
    3 day Ashanti tour where we learn about the culture of the Ashanti and see many interresting sites.
    Starting Monday 22 me and my father took the 3 day Ashanti tour. I personally had no expectation of the trip as
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    UkJamGh
    11
    Year of Return 2019
    This was a fantastic and well organised tour! Kelvin, my tour guide, was professional and knowledgable. The
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    Mike C
    Guildford, United Kingdom
    865345
    Tour of Accra - very interesting and friendly guide
    It was a hot day, when isn't, so the air conditioned car was very welcome. We were driven around but also got out
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    3HappyTraveller3
    London, United Kingdom
    3520
    Excellent overview of Accra
    Kevin of Viator provided an excellent informative half day tour. Accra can be a pretty exhausting city to see
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    Key Details
    • Stellar Tours
    • Duration: 8h
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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