Intro to Ghana

Ghana (Accra, Cape Coast, Elmina & Kakum)

This 3 days tour  offers a classical introduction to Ghana’s history and culture. Experience Ghana as the natives do, in its nearly undiluted naturalness, with memories worth repeating.

Explore the rich history and culture of the Ga people of Accra as you visit the fascinating community of Accra-Jamestown. You will experience the contrast of this sprawling township with modern Accra.

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    Arrive in Accra; meet assist and transfer to the hotel.

    Depending on your flight arrival time the following sites may be visited today.

    Begin the city tour of Accra, and go on a scenic drive through the beautiful and vast campus of the University of Ghana, Legon.

    Drive through James Town—one of Accra’s older and most historic neighborhoods, where history resides on every corner.

    Continue through Makola Market,  Ghana’s largest open-air market.

    The rest of the day is at leisure.

    Overnight at Lancaster Accra Hotel


    After breakfast drive to Cape Coast – enroute visit Independence Square where you will see the enclosed flame of African Liberation, which was lit by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in 1961. Visit the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, final resting place of Ghana’s first president. Set in attractive gardens, there is an adjoining museum, which contains photos, artifacts and an insight into Dr. Nkrumah’s life. Continue to Cape Coast arriving in time for lunch. Late afternoon visit Cape Coast Castle a UNESCO World Heritage site which was one of the departure points for Africans being sent to slavery in the Americas. The Castle is home to the “Door of No Return”.

    This evening go on a guided tour through the ancient town of Elmina. At the harbor view the colorful fishing canoes getting ready to go to sea for another night’s task of fishing. This is a picture perfect opportunity for photographers.

    Overnight at Lemon Beach Resort

    Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Dinner


     After breakfast, visit Kakum National Park. Kakum is one of Ghana’s most famous parks. Take a brief walking tour on the forest floor; see birds, butterflies and perhaps catch a glimpse of the forests over 40 species of mammals including monkeys and the reclusive forest elephant. Kakum is famous for Africa’s only aerial walkway through the tree canopy, a 1000 foot long and seven-bridge walkway with viewing platforms that reach heights of over 150 feet above ground.


    You may visit  Global Mama’s where you will have a workshop. The Global Mama’s seeks to create wealth for African women and their families.  Here you can design and make a beautiful Tye-Dye cloth as a takeaway souvenir.

    Early evening  return to Accra; rest of the evening at leisure or transfer to the  airport for your onward flight

    Meal(s) Included : Breakfast

Trip Includes

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced cultural tour guide
  • Meals (Breakfast daily)
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Assistance with visa application

Not Included

  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide
  • Single Room Supplement is the additional amount paid if only one person is occupying the room.
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