Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary,ghana,westafrica,tourism

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Ghana has many monkey sanctuary.

Boabeng-Fiema Sanctuary is one of famous monkey sanctuary in Ghana as tourism spot. It is located in Brong-Ahafo region.The Boabeng-Fiema Sanctuary is nestle between the two villages of Boabeng and Fiema , protected area of 4.4sq km and is home to over 200 Geoffrey’s Pied Colobus and 500 Campbell’s Mona Monkeys.

For more than 150years the people of Boabeng and Fiema have considered the monkey scared. The traditional beliefs in both communities prohibit physical harm to the monkeys , furthermore , in 1975 the two communities came together to incorporate the traditional belief into law.

Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary,ghana,westafrica,tourism

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Activities

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This forest can be explored with the help of a tour guide and visitors can stroll through trails in the lush forest looking out for monkeys in the crown of the canopy of trees above. The forest is also home to a variety of butterflies , birds , and over 90 identified species if trees.

 

 

A tour guide will lead you on a tour of the village where the monkeys can be seen interacting with the local community , on rooftops jumping from house to house ,
and even in the courtyards of many homes. Visitor can also explore the village on their own after the tour.
If you wish you are be able to feed and interact with the monkeys.

The best time to observe monkeys are early in the morning from 8-11am.At that time monkeys are active and you might see monkeys easily.

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Access

 

・from Techiman

The Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary can be reached by a northbound route , driving 25km to Nkoranza from techiman.Then another 25km to the village.

 

・from Kintampo

For those heading south from Kintampo , turn east side off the main Kintampo – techiman highway and drive 32km to the village.

Travelers on public transport , should take trotro , shared taxi and hired taxi of course private car likewise.

 

Accommodation

In this village there is a basic 7-room guest house with a flush toilet , bathing facilities , and borehole supplying potable water at 10GHS per room.

Also Visitors with tents can also camp on the ground of the guesthouse for 4GHS per person.

Another way is to stay in Techiman , there are many accommodation , after enjoying thin monkey sanctuary.

In this village , monkeys and community live together and respect each other to make their place better. You can spend memorial time in this monkey sanctuary.