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Republic of Ghana

Tour Code: WT-Ghana 01
12 Days Tour of Ghana: Accra - Shai Hills - Aburi - Akosombo - Tafi Atome - Afadzato - Wli - Tamale - Bongo - Paga - Mole - Kumasi - Busua - Cape Coast
Tour Code: WT-Ghana 02
7 Days Trip of Ghana: Accra - Kumasi - Cape Coast

Departure: Daily
  • Itinerary

    Day by Day
  • Day 01
    Arrival in Ghana

    Upon arrival at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, the capital of Ghana, you will go to the hotel to check in and then go sightseeing. First, you will visit Independence Square, which is also called “Black Star Square”. There are also Independence Arch and Flame of African Liberation in the square. Afterwards, you will proceed to visit Kwame Nkrumah Memorial and Kwame Nkrumah is the first president of the Republic of Ghana. (If you arrive in the afternoon, there will be no tour arrangement and you can directly take a rest in the hotel.)

  • Day 02
    Accra

    Today you will tour around in James Town of Accra, where there are a lot of buildings of colonial period, including the lighthouse of 30-meter height and Fort James. Afterwards you will go sightseeing in Usher Town to visit Fort Usher, where Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of the Republic of Ghana was once imprisoned. Then you are going to visit the Osu Castle, which is also called “Christiansburg Castle” and was built by the Danish in the 17th century. After that, you will go to the national theatre to appreciate the traditional performances and finally you will pay a visit to National Museum.

  • Day 03
    Accra - Kumasi

    You will head to Kumasi in the morning. It is the second largest city in Ghana and once was the capital and the business center of Ashanti kingdom in the 17th century. After arrival, you will visit the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, where the famous Golden Stool is included among the exhibits. In the afternoon, you will pay a visit to Okomfo Anokye Sword, which is an important symbol of Ashanti region in the west of Africa and it symbolizes the union of Ashanti. Afterwards, you will visit Manhyia Palace, which is just the place to know the first-hand information about Ashanti kingdom.

  • Day 04
    Kumasi

    Today you will proceed to go sightseeing in Kumasi. In the morning, you will go to visit Ashanti craft villages. The first stop will be Ahwiaa village, where the smartest master is adept in carving the furniture for imperial family. Certainly, you can also buy the handicrafts there. Then, you will move on to Ntonso village, where the craftsmen are skilled in making textiles with cotton. The last village will be Bonwire village, which is famous for making Kente cloth. In the evening, you will be arranged to the central market of Kumasi, which is the largest outdoor market in the West African area. You can find different kinds of goods here, including food, clothes, the goods for daily use and even some big animals.

  • Day 05
    Kumasi - Cape Coast

    After breakfast, you will head to Cape Coast, which is one of the oldest trade ports in Ghana. It was set up in 1652 and was once an important port and the administration center. There are some historical sites like castles, fortresses and churches, etc. During the journey, you will first go to Obuasi, the richest gold mine town. Then you will stop in Assin Manso for a short sightseeing. After that, you will proceed to visit Slave River, which is just the place where Africans are transported to America and Caribbean via water transportation. The afternoon tour will take you to visit Cape Coast Castle, which is also the location of West African Historical Museum. This castle is another world cultural heritage in Ghana and also a starting point from which slaves are transported from Africa to America. The gate of this castle is just called “Door of No Return”.

  • Day 06
    Cape Coast - Accra

    In the morning, you will first go to visit Elmina Castle, which is the oldest castle in Ghana and also a very famous castle in West Africa. In the early times, it was the head quarter where the European colonists robbed gold. With the rise of slave trade, it became the important strongpoint where slaves were imprisoned and traded. The building of this castle marked the prelude of the history that Ghana was reduced to the colony. Furthermore, nowadays the castle has been listed as the world heritage by UNESCO. Afterwards, you will visit Kakum National Park, which is one of the tropical rain forests preserved in the West African area. There are numerous wild animals and it is a natural virgin land. You will return to Accra after the visit. On the way, you will visit Abandze village, which is the ancestral home of Louis Armstrong, a famous jazz musician. Upon arrival in Accra, you will go to visit the famous local Arts & Crafts Market.

  • Day 07
    Accra - Departure from Ghana

    Today, you will visit the Independence Square, which is also called “Black Star Square”. On the square there are Independence Arch and Flame of African Liberation. Afterwards, you will proceed to visit Kwame Nkrumah Memorial. Kwame Nkrumah is the first president of the Republic of Ghana. (This arrangement is not for the visitors arriving in the morning of the first day and those visitors will leave Ghana by plane in the morning.) In the afternoon, you will be free to arrange your own activities and then transfer to the airport for the flight departing from Ghana. The memorable journey of Ghana will end here.

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