A 14 Day Leisure Package
Meeting and greeting by our protocol officers at the arrival hall followed by welcome orientations, check-in at hotel
Day 2: Accra city tour
After briefing, we will make a round-trip through the old and the new parts of Accra, starting from The Independence Square, Flag Staff House, Parliament House, Accra museum, A visit to the colourful Makola Market, Accra’s biggest traditional open-air market, the Arts Centre, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, where the first president of Ghana and his Egyptian wife Fatia Nkrumah have been laid to rest. After lunch, we will visit Dr. W.E.B. Du-Bois centre for a brief Pan-African history.┬á In the afternoon, we head for Aburi via the premier University of Ghana for a brief campus tour, continue to visit over a hundred-year-old botanical garden rich with plants and flowers of medicinal values.┬á┬á As we walk through the serenity of the gardens, you really have the feel of nature.
Back to hotel.
Day 3:┬áCentral region
We depart Accra through ÔÇ£cityÔÇØ villages to the central region, there will be a stop over at Abanzi village for an excursion, to Fort Amsterdam and proceeds to have fishing experience with the local fishermen at the beach and head on to Cape Coast. A conducted tour of the Cape Coast Castle and a visit to Cape Coast town to have interactions with the indigenous people going about their
daily activities. Visit University of Cape Coast for a conducted tour. Spend the rest of the day at the beach resort. Overnight in a Hotel.
Kakum National Park, Elmina Castle,
Early morning excursion to the Kakum National Park. Together with the guide we walk the 2 kilometres long Kuntan Trail, straight through the tropical forest. Walking on the famous canopy walkway which hangs about 40meters from the ground gives you a birdÔÇÖs eye view of the forest but recommended for those that are not afraid of height.┬á Lunch break at a restaurant built on crocodile pond (optional).
In the afternoon, we will have a conducted tour through the Elmina Castle.
This castle is the earliest known European magnificent building on the coast of sub- Saharan Africa built by the Portuguese in 1482 and later used as the main auction market and garrison for the slave trade. Of special interest are the slave dungeons, the auction market and the Portuguese Church. A visit to the Elmina fish market and the stone houses ends today’s program. Back to Hotel
Day 5: Kumasi
After breakfast, we depart through the slave rout to Kumasi the capital of the Ashanti Region. The Ashantis forms the biggest tribal group of the entire population in Ghana. For centuries, they were the rulers in the region because of their well-organized society. In the afternoon, we will visit the “Manhyia Palace” the seat of the Ashanti King. In the “Manhyia Palace” court cases still takes place according to the centuryÔÇÖs old customs, where the king has the last word. We will be taken through the palace museum for antiquities. Back to Accra late evening.
Rate Per Person = $850
Rate includes: Accommodation (3-star Hotel)
Tour guide services
All entrance fees
Breakfast and lunch.