15 of the World’s Wildest Rainforests to Trek

Kakum National Park, Ghana

Kakum National Park, Ghana

Tourists head to Kakum to experience the National Park’s famous treetop walkway, but for those seeking a more authentic adventure, the forest floor is the place to be, far from the crowds and beneath the popular canopy.

Down here the jungle teems with life, with the creatures at home in Kakum including rare forest elephants, bongo antelopes, and birds and butterflies galore. It makes for a special experience indeed, with the forest’s paths and trails always encouraging the adventurous to go deeper.

Located on Ghana’s beautiful southern coast, Kakum’s tropical forests demand to be explored and, with 145 square miles to discover, the country’s wildest places beckon. The jungle here is thick and lush, the trees tall and the vegetation exotic. This might be Ghana’s most-visited tourist site, but finding a wild corner isn’t difficult, making it the ideal place for those keen to get back to nature.


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