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6 Days History tour itinerary for ghana: Traverse Through This Vast West African Country

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

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Traverse Through this Vast West African Country

Slave Castle

Elmina-Ghana

Explore important historical buildings, markets, museums, national park, and cities of Ghana. National Museum, Bunso Arboretum, Cape Coast Castle, Elmina Castle, Kente village and National Cultural Center are just a few of the places you will visit on this tour. 

DAY 01

Arrival-Accra

  • Meet upon arrival at Kotoka International in Accra.

  • Use safe transport to get to your hotel in an air-conditioned Toyota 4Runner 4X4Accra or a saloon car.

  • Refresh and relax. If there is time, move into neighbourhood or city orientation.

Overnight at a mid-range beachfront hotel in downtown Accra.

DAY 02

National Museum, Bunso Arboretum, Abompe, Nkawkaw

  • Meet your African tour guide at 8:30 AM. 

  • Visit the National Museum in Accra.

  • Head to the Bunso Arboretum which hosts many trees, including Brazil nuts.

  • Onward to Abompe to experience the village life and bauxite bead making for 3 hours.

Overnight in a mid-range hotel in Nkawkaw with a view of the Kwahu Range.

DAY 03

Kwahu Highlands, Kente Village, Cocoa Farm, Kumasi

  • Visit the Kente village of Adanwomase.

  • Enjoy a palm wine or cocoa farm tour.

  • Late day, arrive in Kumasi, Ghana's second-largest city and the heart of the Ashanti Kingdom. 3 3/4 hours 

Overnight at a deluxe bed & breakfast in Kumasi.

DAY 04

National Cultural Center, Manhyia Palace, Kejetia Market

  • In the morning, visit the National Cultural Center, one of Ghana's best museums. Home of the Ashanti King, Manhyia Palace, and the Komfo Anokye Sword Kumasi.

  • In the afternoon, enjoy a shopping experience at West Africa's largest outdoor market. 

Overnight at a deluxe bed & breakfast in Kumasi.

DAY 05

Slave Cemetery, Cape Coast Castle, Kakum National Park

  • In the morning, depart for the former slave market and cemetery of Assin Manso. 

  • Tour the U.N. World Heritage Site of Cape Coast Castle (video camera is an extra fee) and Elmina. 

  • Go for an adventurous tour of West Africa's only rain forest canopy walkway in Kakum National Park for 4 1/2 hours. 

Overnight at a deluxe oceanfront resort on a secluded beach.

DAY 06

Omanye House, Coffin Shop, Accra Departure

  • Relax at the beach watching the morning catch. 

  • Depart for Accra.

  • Visit the Omanye House art gallery and an exotic coffin workshops at Teshie. 

  • Stop by the family home of your African guide to refresh.

  • 1 USD Per Adult (* I am open for discussion)
  • 2600 USD Per Group
  • Certified Ghanaian guide/driver (no night driving outside cities).

  • A private air-conditioned vehicle/including fuel.

  • Logistics

  • International air flights

  • Visa and visa fees

  • Travel insurance and immunizations

  • Between meal snacks & drinks, non-arranged or extra meals, alcoholic beverages.

  • Any hotel incidentals

  • Any non-essential public transit of for you and your Ghanaian guide.

  • This a triangle tour of Ghana covering Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi and up to the Volta region. The hallmark of this trip will be to experience Ghana, West Africa. Basically, the heartland where most of the slaves were shipped from. We shall explore important historical buildings, markets that specialize in 'interesting cultural artifacts and traditional things, museums with authentic historical objects, good landscapes.i.e, the center of the equator, Ghana.

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

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