GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Ankasa Conservation Area lies in Southwest Ghana on the border with the Ivory Coast. Covering 509 square kilometers, this protected area falls within an ancient rainforest and is the most biodiverse in Ghana. It is home to over 800 plant species, including some endemic ones like the recently discovered Psychotria.

FABIO'S REVIEW

Green-Visiting

Coming soon!

LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

Ghana -Western region-Ankasa Conservation Area-Bamboo Cathedral-1232 COVER

BAMBOO CATHEDRAL

The Bamboo Cathedral is located at Nkwanta, about 8 km from the Ankasa gate of the Park. The site showcases nature’s perfect architectural design. The giant and suppliant bamboos bow and criss-cross at their apex as if in a handshake to form a dome. The bamboos plants forming a canopy give the semblance of a cathedral.

Ghana -Western region-Ankasa Conservation Area-Cotton tree-1226 COVER

COTTON TREE

The cotton tree ("Ceiba Pentandra") is a tropical tree native to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, northern South America, and tropical west Africa. Kapok or cotton tree is the most used common name, as it refers to the cotton-like fluff obtained from its seed pods.

Ghana -Western region-Ankasa Conservation Area-Trekking-1222 COVER

TREKKING

Five tourist trails enable the trekking of the rain forest. One can hear calls from many species, especially monkeys who can sometimes be seen jumping from tree to tree.

BAMBOO CATHEDRAL

Ghana -Western region-Ankasa Conservation Area-Bamboo Cathedral-1232 COVER

The Bamboo Cathedral is located at Nkwanta, about 8 km from the Ankasa gate of the Park. The site showcases nature’s perfect architectural design. The giant and suppliant bamboos bow and criss-cross at their apex as if in a handshake to form a dome. The bamboos plants forming a canopy give the semblance of a cathedral.

COTTON TREE

Ghana -Western region-Ankasa Conservation Area-Cotton tree-1226 COVER

The cotton tree ("Ceiba Pentandra") is a tropical tree native to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, northern South America, and tropical west Africa. Kapok or cotton tree is the most used common name, as it refers to the cotton-like fluff obtained from its seed pods.

TREKKING

Ghana -Western region-Ankasa Conservation Area-Trekking-1222 COVER

Five tourist trails enable the trekking of the rain forest. One can hear calls from many species, especially monkeys who can sometimes be seen jumping from tree to tree.

MAP

VIDEOS

RESOURCES

This section is currently under construction.

SHARE THIS PAGE

Spread the love

Leave a Comment

{}