7 DAY TOUR OF GHANA
DAY 1 SUNDAY - ARRIVAL
You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Welcome dinner and orientation.
Overnight at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel.
DAY 2 MONDAY - FULL DAY ACCRA CITY TOUR
through many municipalities in Accra passing by Government
departs, Independence Arch and Ceremonial grounds. Visit the
National Museum which was opened on the eve of 5th
March 1957 by the Duchess of Kent, on display are Archaeological
and Historical materials as well as relics of our Ancient
civilization which are in the form of arts, craft and royal
regalia. You also visit Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum the final
resting place for a great Pan Africanist and the first
President of Ghana.
final part of the visit takes you to the Art and Craft Bazaar, a
souvenir market where a large collection of art, crafts,
textiles and other artifacts are displayed and sold. It is the
largest handicraft market in the city where you can use your
bargaining prowess. Break for lunch.
After lunch drive to the Artist Alliance Gallery to see and buy
artifacts. Meet the artist of the gallery, one of the famous in
Africa. Stopover at a traditional coffin shop to view a
collection of traditional coffins which are in shapes related to
peoples profession before their death. Your final stop is the
Art and Craft Bazaar to for shopping.
Dinner at Country Kitchen
3 TUESDAY - ABURI BOTANICAL GARDENS
breakfast, drive on the winding route up the scenic Akuapem
mountain range to Mampong to visit Tetteh Quarshie's cocoa
farm(the first cocoa in Ghana) and Awukugwa the birth place of
the famous Okomfo Anokye to see some of the legacies he left
Have lunch at the Aburi Botanical Garden restaurant.
Relax or stroll under huge tropical trees some over hundred
years and see the Monkey Pot tree. Stopover at local craft
market. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight La Palm
Royal Beach Hotel.
DAY 4 WEDNESDAY - FORTS AND
Have early breakfast. Depart Accra driving through many fishing
villages and towns to Elmina. Arrive at Elmina and visit Elmina
Castle designated as world heritage monuments and experience a
chilling tour walking through the dungeons. Break for lunch.
After lunch visit the Cape Coast Castle and the West African
Historical Museum, the dungeons, condemned cells, auction halls
and the gate of no return.
Dinner and overnight Elmina Beach Hotel.
DAY 5 THURSDAY - KAKUM NATURE
Check out drive to Kakum Nature
Park. Go on an adventurous trail, a comprehensive guided tour
through one of the remaining vestiges of the rainforest.
Experience the exciting canopy walkway suspended on tropical
trees, the first of it kind in Africa, and have a panoramic view
of the flora and fauna of the rainforest. Lunch at Hans Cottage
Botel restaurant and view crocodiles as you dine.
Depart for Kumasi the capital town of the Ashanti Kingdom, stop
en route at Assin Manso Slave River and go on some of the Slave
Arrive at Kumasi for dinner and overnight Royal Basin Hotel.
DAY 6 FRIDAY-KUMASI CITY TOUR
AND THE CRAFT VILLAGES
Tour Kumasi and visit Manhyia Palace Museum, Okomfo Anokye sword
site and the Central Market. Lunch at Jofel.
After lunch continue to the craft villages of Ahwia for wood
carving, Ntonso(traditional Adinkra Clothing Centre) and Bonwire
to observe the weaving or shop for Kente the traditional
Dinner with a Ghanaian family.
Overnight at hotel.
7 SATURDAY LAKE BOSOMTWI / ACCRA
Drive to Lake Bosomtwi a natural lake and
enjoy the placid serene as you go
on a cruise in a boat to Natiese fishing village for a durbar of
Chiefs and traditional leaders in the community. Meet and
interact with Chief, and the people of the village.
After lunch depart Kumasi for Accra passing by many scenic
villages and towns. Arrive at Accra.
Farewell dinner and overnight Hotel.
DAY 8 SUNDAY DEPARTURE
Transfer to Airport for
RATES: $1,120.00 per person, double occupancy
person triple occupancy
Included in the arrangements are:
Transport throughout by air conditioned vehicle
Accommodations on twin share basis w/private bath
English speaking guide
Sightseeing and entrance fees
International airfares, visas, meals not listed as
included, beverages, gratuities, additional or optional
sightseeing, or items of a personal nature.
Ghana combines very nicely with its neighbors, Togo,
Benin, and Ivory Coast.
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