When you’re interested in the everyday life of the local people, you should visit at small scale forest farm, with there inhabitants.
Coffee, cacao, peppers, …they cultivate almost everything.
You can buy coconuts in the small villages along the road.
They’re cheap, good and you don’t have conservation problems.
The fastest way to transfer yourself inside the park is walking and it is also the only way to move fast in the thick undergrowth.
You can say you'll cover 2 km/hour.
Don’t forget to buy you food before you enter the National Park.
You can use a communal kitchen, but there is no shop to buy your food supplies.
In the small villages around the park you can buy fruits, coconuts and vegetables.
In Ankasa national park you can find several different forest types.
Most of the bamboo forests you'll find in very wet areas or in the proximity of a river.
The bamboo can take breathtaking heights and will give a spectacular scenery.
You can arrange trekkings inside the rainforest and if your feet don’t became wet, you’ll soon know why they named it rainforest.
When you’re lucky you’ll spot a lot of wildlife and you’ll incrase the chances if you stay long enough.
Inside the national park you can find several herds of elephants migrating into the Ivory Coast and back into Ghana.
They say there are 200 elephants left, but I doubt it.
At the main entrance you'll find the remains of a forest elephant and you'll see he is remarkably smaller than its cousin at the savannahs