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Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Multi seater AC van

Detailed Itinerary

Welcome to Accra, Ghana!.Arrival into Kotoka International Airport.
Meet your English-Speaking Driver and transfer to the hotel. Evening at leisure . Overnight stay.

After breakfast in hotel,Breakfast at the hotel.Meet your English-Speaking Guide and depart on your Accra city tour. Visit the Artists Alliance Art Gallery, a gallery of painting and sculpture, where works of up-and-coming Ghanaian artists are on display. Continue to the Fantasy coffin makers, who make coffins to reflect a person’s affiliation.

Drive by the Osu Castle (Christiansborg), which was originally built by the Danes. Stopover at the Independence square.

Continue the day with a visit to the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum (the final resting place of Ghana’s first President) and the Arts Centre for National Culture.

In the evening, we can walk through the fishing village of James Town, with a great chance of witnessing a live band performance.

Overnight stay.

After breakfast at the hotel.Meet your English-Speaking Guide and set off for the Ashanti Region with a stopover at a Cocoa Farm en route to learn about cocoa processing.

On arrival, we visit the Asante Traditional Buildings, one of the World Heritage Sites in Ghana, comprising of 13 traditionally built buildings from the time of the Ashanti Empire in the area.
The buildings were described as "home of men and gods", and are the last remains of the history and culture of the Asante people.

Continue to the crafts villages of Ntonso, famous for adinkra design and Ahwiaa for carving.
Also visit the village of Adanwomase (Kente) to interact with locals and to learn traditional skills like kente weaving, palmwine tapping, farming, etc.

Proceed to check in at your hotel .Evening at leisure with overnight stay.

After breakfast, Breakfast at the lodge.Meet your English-Speaking Guide and start the day with a visit to the Kejetia Market, the largest open air market in West Africa. Continue to the Manhyia Palace, seat of the Ashanti Kingdom. With our packed lunch, we set off for the Central Region with a stopover at Assin Manso, where slaves were kept, had a last bath in the "Donko Nsuo" before shipment to the New World. Proceed to check in at your hotel .Breakfast at the lodge

Meet your English-Speaking Guide and start the day with a visit to the Kejetia Market, the largest open air market in West Africa.

Continue to the Manhyia Palace, seat of the Ashanti Kingdom.

With our packed lunch, we set off for the Central Region with a stopover at Assin Manso, where slaves were kept, had a last bath in the "Donko Nsuo" before shipment to the New World. Proceed to check in at your hotel
Evening at leisure . Overnight stay.

After breakfast, Breakfast at the resort .Today experience a guided tour of the Elmina Castle, declared as a UNESCO World heritage site, was built by the Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine).
It is a well preserved castle with an incredible history and infamous for its pivotal role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Continue with a walking tour through the Elmina township to view some houses built in colonial style, including the Dolphin house, Churches and the Dutch Cemetery.

Also visit the Asafo Shrines, where warriors prepared mentally and spiritually before going to war.

In the afternoon, we visit the Global Mamas, a community whose vision is to create jobs for women. In Cape Coast they offer batik, cooking, head wrapping, drum & dance workshops.Return to the hotel.Evening at leisure with overnight stay.

After breakfast at the resort. Meet your English-Speaking Guide and start with a trip to the Kakum National Park, which comprises of undisturbed virgin rainforest.
Individuals have the option of a 1hour walking tour through the forest trails or to experience a walking tour on the longest and highest canopy walkway in West Africa.

Also stopover at an oil palm plantation and a local factory to witness work in progress.

After lunch, we continue to the Cape Coast Castle (Fort Carlsborg), which was under Swedish administration. Experience a walk through the Door of No Return. Marking the beginning of a perilous journey of our ancestors, only this time we will also experience a return through the same doors.

Return to Accra in the afternoon. Evening at leisure with overnight stay.

After breakfast at the hotel.Meet your English-Speaking Driver and transfer to the airport for your onward flight services.

Inclusions

Accommodation as specified in itinerary
Meals as specified in itinerary
Transfers as specified in itinerary
English Speaking Driver as specified in itinerary
English Speaking Guide as specified in itinerary
Services of an experienced English-speaking driver-guide
All entrance fees and guided excursions as described in
itinerary
All park fees
1 litre bottled water per person per day

Exclusions

International Flights and Airport Taxes
Visa Fees (if applicable)
Medical & Travel Insurance
Incidental tips to hotel/lodge staff
Gratuity to tour driver/guide (
All expenses of personal nature
Any entrance fees and guided excursions not included in
the above itinerary
Early Check In & Late Check Out
Internal & Domestic Flights (priced separately)
Covid tests

Notes

Optionals on requests
Internal domestic flights at an additional cost.

All persons 18 years and above arriving in Ghana will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination for a COVID-19 vaccine at the point of embarkation.

Definition of Fully Vaccinated: A person is said to be fully vaccinated when:
i. He/she has taken the full dose(s) of vaccines approved and registered by the
Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Ghana.
ii. He/she has taken the full dose(s) of vaccines that are on World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Use Listing.

However, persons who are vaccinated with vaccines on WHO Emergency Use Listing but not registered by FDA, Ghana for Emergency Use Authorization will be offered one of the FDA, Ghana approved vaccines on arrival at the airport.
Please present negative PCR COVID 19 Test not older than 72 Hours on arrival.

Please present negative PCR COVID 19 Test not older than 72 Hours on arrival.

Hotels/ Lodges

Roots Hotel.
Fredericks Lodge
Coconut Groove Beach Resort

Trip Highlights

Accra, Kumasi, Elmina

Departure Period
01 Jan, 2022 to 31 Dec, 2022

4 Star
AUD 4,600 P P twin share
AUD 5,534 P P single
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