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12 Days Culture tour itinerary for ghana: Enjoy Biking Tour Of Ghana

Accra, Cape Coast, Elmina, Kakum National Park, Koforidua, Kumasi

Culture
Culture Tour
Cycling
Cycling Tour

Embark on a cycling tour of Ghana through mountains, on many farming foot trails, dirt paths and forests to visit some interesting tour sites.

DAY 01

Day 1 ARRIVAL IN ACCRA, GHANA

  • Arrive at Accra airport.Get transferred to your hotel (Check in is at 3pm).

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Accra or similar.

DAY 02

Day 2 ACCRA CITY TOUR

  • This morning, you would go on a city tour of Accra, Ghana’s capital city, visiting Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, National Museum, uniquely designed casket shops and the Arts and crafts market.

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Accra or similar. (B)

DAY 03

ACCRA – ABURI

  • After breakfast, we depart to the foot of the Akuapim Ridge.

  • Continue by bike to follow the Akuapim Ridge to Aburi.

  • At Aburi, we visit the Aburi Botanical Gardens, a habitat for plants from all over the world. (3 - 4 hours cycling)

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Aburi or similar. (B)

DAY 04

ABURI – KOFORIDUA

  • Leave Aburi on bike through the mountains on many farming foot trails, dirt paths and forests to visit the Boti Waterfalls.

  • Continue by car to Koforidua, capital of Ghana’s Eastern Region; it is a region of rich blend of dramatic landscapes, historic relics, and traditional cultures. (3 - 4 hours cycling)

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Koforidua or similar. (B/D)

DAY 05

KOFORIDUA – OBO KWAHU

  • Depart Koforidua on a scenic drive to Obo Kwahu with a stop at Tafo to visit the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, initially established to investigate problems of pest and diseases.

  • Go on a guided tour through the various laboratories and experimental cocoa farms.

  • Discover the wide varieties of products produced from cocoa. Visit Adawso to enjoy a canoe ride on Lake Volta, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Obo Kwahu or similar. (B)

DAY 06

OBO KWAHU

  • This morning enjoy a 7 km hiking and cycling from Obo to Aduamuah and if you have the energy you can cycle to the Volta Lake for an unforgettable experience.

  • Rest of day is free to relax in your hotel or explore the Obo Kwahu Township on your own. (3 - 4 hours cycling)

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Obo Kwahu or similar. (B)

DAY 07

OBO KWAHU – KUMASI

  • Drive down the winding Kwahu Ridge to Kumasi, capital of Ghana’s Ashanti Region.

  • Arrive and go on a city tour of Kumasi visiting the Manhyia Palace Museum, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and the Okomfo Anokye Sword.

  • Drive past Kumasi Central Market, the largest open-air market in West Africa.

  • Visit a few Ashanti craft villages to observe craftsmen at work and to purchase souvenir gift items from the wide assortment of handicrafts on sale.

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Kumasi or similar. (B)

DAY 08

KUMASI – BUSUA/ AXIM

  • Depart Kumasi for Busua in Ghana’s Western Region.

  • Stop en route in a village to visit an “akpeteshie” distillery to observe the rudiments of local gin processing. Akpeteshie is a home-made alcoholic spirit produced in Ghana and other West African nations by distilling palm wine or sugar cane juice.

  • Arrive by late afternoon and check into your guest house. Rest of day is free to relax on the beach.

  • Overnight: 2-star resort in Busua or similar. (B)

DAY 09

BUSUA

  • Proceed from Busua by bike to Dixcove.

  • At Dixcove, we visit the historic Fort Metal Cross which was constructed by the English in 1693.

  • Discover the bustling fishing community and the fascinating indigenous culture of the people of Dixcove. (3 - 4 hours cycling)

  • Overnight: 2-star resort in Busua or similar. (B)

DAY 10

BUSUA– ELMINA

  • Depart Axim by car to reach Elmina which is in the Central Region of Ghana.

  • Visit Fort Groot Freiderischsburg, located in Princess Town. This fort was built by the Brandeburgers (Germans) in 1683.

  • In the afternoon, we will visit Elmina Castle; a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in 1482 by the Portuguese. This castle was the first European structure built in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Check into your resort and rest of day is free to relax on the beach.

  • Overnight: 2-star resort in Elmina or similar. (B)

DAY 11

ELMINA – KAKUM – ACCRA

  • Depart from  Elmina after breakfast to visit the Kakum National Park.

  • Go on a morning walk to visit the “Kuntan Trail” with its countless trees. Experience the “Canopy Walkway” which is suspended 100 feet from the forest ground with a panoramic view of the flora and fauna of the remaining vestiges of the rainforest.

  • Depart for Accra, Ghana’s capital city.

  • Arrive in Accra by afternoon and rest of day is free for last minute shopping.

  • Overnight: 2-star hotel in Accra or similar. (B)

DAY 12

ACCRA - DEPART

  • This morning is free for last minute shopping and packing. You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

  • 1995 USD Per Adult (* Price is based on minimum 5 persons)
  • Accommodation in the listed properties.

  • Daily breakfast.

  • Excursions.

  • Tour guiding services.

  • Transportation.

  • Airfare to/from Ghana.

  • Meals not listed.

  • Immunization. (Yellow Fever Required, Malaria Prophylactics Recommended)

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Gratuity to driver and guide.

  • Entrance fees to PANAFEST events.

Tour Highlights include:

  • Accommodation.

  • Daily breakfast.

  • Excursions.

  • Tour Guiding services.

  • Transportation.

Accra, Cape Coast, Elmina, Kakum National Park, Koforidua, Kumasi

Culture
Culture Tour
Cycling
Cycling Tour
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