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Ghana: Beach, History & Nature, 6 Days

Discover the extraordinary indigenous culture, traditional lifestyles and the warmth of Ghanaians on this introductory exploration of Ghana’s stunning eco-beaches and thriving unspoilt hotspots. Get introduced to the sights and soothing sounds of the Atlantic ocean as you frolic along the pleasantly uncrowded palm fringed white sandy beaches.

As an eco-tourism site, Ada Foah has an estuary Island which is a wildlife paradise with marine turtles, birds and primates.

There is opportunity to explore Ghana’s Historical Slave Trade with visits to World Heritage sites in the ancient towns of Elmina & Cape Coast.

Day 1: Thursday- ARRIVE IN ACCRA

AKWAABA!!! WELCOME TO GHANA!!!

Highlights:

  • Jamestown Community
  • The Brazil House

Upon arrival at Kotoka International Airport, proceed through immigrations, claim luggage and clear Custom procedures, exit and meet our expert Cultural Tour guide.

After a brief introduction and orientation, you will have panoramic sightseeing experience of Accra. We will have à scenic drive through the beautiful and vast campus of University of Ghana, Legon in our private air conditioned vehicle.

We visit Jamestown Community-One of Accra’s most historic neighborhoods where history resides on every corner. Best known for its lighthouses (the first of which was constructed in 1875 by the British) as a navigational aid for trading vessels sailing through the Gulf of Guinea. The original structure was ruined but a larger and more improved lighthouse completed in 1921 is still functioning today.

Experience the hustle and bustle at the Fish Market at the seashore as fishermen dock their boats and fish mongers sell their catch

Afterwards you continue to the hotel; after check-in, your guide, who will be with you throughout your stay, will brief you on what to expect during your stay in Ghana.

Transfer to your hotel with a drive through the infamous Oxford street cladded with colorful shops and stalls offering you the unique opportunity to purchase authentic African prints, beaded wear and ready-made clothing.

Overnight at Accra City Hotel

 

Day 2:  Friday- ACCRA-ADA FOAH RESORT

Highlights:

  • Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park

After breakfast, you will depart the bustling city of Accra to one of the beautiful Eco touristic sites of Ghana and where the Lake meets the Ocean- Ada Foah.

On the way to Ada we stop to visit  Independence Square where you will see the enclosed flame of African liberation, which was lit by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in 1961.

Next we 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 Ada Foah, arriving in time for lunch on the beach.

This evening explore the surrounding small communities on foot.

Rest of evening is at leisure.

Overnight at Aqua Safari Resort

Meal (s) Included: Breakfast

 

Day 3: Saturday- ADA FOAH RESORT

 Highlights :

  • Boat trip to the Mangroves and Island
  • Local Gin production visit

After breakfast, morning at leisure.

You may take walk around the resort which reminds most like a walk through an episode of Discovery Channel. If the well-mannered donkeys don’t amuse you, the friendly midget ponies will definitely get you posing for pictures.

A must-do at resort  is bird watching. From Flamingoes to Pelicans to all-white and colored peacocks,  to black swans and  several other exquisite bird species, experience the calming effect of bird watching. You can even feed the flamingos!

Late afternoon enjoy another  boat trip to the Mangroves and Islands to explore the work of the local gin producers  who are committed to responsible tourism and environment protection.

In the evening, you will enjoy bonfire amidst local cultural performance  at  your resort.

(if it is a Saturday).

Overnight at Aqua Safari Resort

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

Day 4:  Sunday – ADA FOAH-ELMINA

 Highlights:

  • Cape Coast Castle

We check out today for yet another adventure at the Coastlands of Ghana. We have a scenic drive through the greenery zone from Ada Foah to Elmina.

Arrive Cape Coast in time for lunch. This afternoon we visit Cape Coast Castle a UNESCO World Heritage site, and 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”.

Check into your beach resort and stroll around the resort and explore the mini animal sanctuary at the resort.  You will likely see some of the most interesting animals that grace the resort including – horses, crocodiles and donkeys.

Overnight at Coconut Grove Beach Resort

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

Day 5: Monday- ELMINA AND VICINITY

You are greeted by the rising sun as you wake up to the cool breeze of the Atlantic Ocean.

You may start your day with any of a wide range of recreation and leisure activities. Or take a dip in the spectacular outdoor swimming pool giving you a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean or enjoy an unforgettable horseback ride experience along the beach. There is also opportunity for horse riding lessons.

Overnight at Coconut Grove Beach Resort

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

Day 6: Tuesday-  ELMINA-ACCRA

Waking up to another new day in tranquil Elmina.  Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast before check out from your hotel.

We drive through the Denkyira Kingdom to Accra stopping at the West Hills Mall for late lunch.  Upon arrival in Accra, you may visit the Arts center where you can shop for unique souvenirs.

Continue to the airport for your onward flight to your country.

Meal (s) Included: Breakfast

TOUR PRICE 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

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuity for driver and guide
  • Meals not listed
  • Personal expenses
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