Full Day Tour of Accra
Visit the Presidential Museum of Ghana inside Christiansborg Castle, then drive past the Independence Arch and Black Star Square, James Fort (built in 1673), Old Accra Square, and Ussher Fort, built by the Dutch in 1649. Interact with locals at Accra Harbor, before finally visiting the Kwame Nkrumah (first president of Ghana) Memorial Park.
Tour of Cape Coast Castle
Visit Cape Coast Castle, originally started by the Swedes in 1652, and the seat of the British colonial government until 1877. Go on a comprehensive tour of the Castle, the slave dungeons where enslaved African were incarcerated, the West African Heritage Museum, and the negotiation hall where slaves were bargained for and sold.
Tour of Elmina Castle
Tour Elmina Caste, built by the Portuguese in 1482, and used later as an auction market for slaves who were held captive in the castle’s dungeons. The most famous sight in the Castle is the “Door of No Return,” through which millions of slaves were pushed onto ships for their voyage to the Americas.
Kakum Canopy Walk
Go on a morning walk in Kakum National Park, on the Kuntan Trail with its countless medicinal trees. Experience the Canopy Walkway suspended 100 feet above the forest floor for a panoramic view of the flora and fauna of the rainforest.
Larabanga Mosque Visit
Visit the Larabanga Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in West Africa (founded in 1421). The mosque has an old Quran, believed by the locals to have been given as a gift from heaven in 1650 to Yidan Barimah Bramah, the Imam at the time, as a result of his prayers.
Nzulezu Village Visit & Canoe Ride
Nzulezu is a village built on stilts on the Amansure Lagoon in the western part of Ghana. Travel to the village on a hand paddled canoe and interact with the villagers to learn about how they share their simple resources, and respect the environment.
The Ancestral River
Visit the Donko Nsuo (the slave river), where African captives who were to be shipped as slaves to the New World, were allowed to take their last bath in the waters of their native land. European merchants branded their bodies here, before marching them on to the dungeons in Elmina and Cape Coast.
Manhiya Palace Museum
Explore the Manhiya Palace and Museum in Kumasi to learn about Ashanti culture and traditions, and the 300 year old history of the Ashanti Kingdom, the ancient Ashanti Empire and its kings.
Cocoa Farm Visit
Cocoa is one of Ghana’s biggest exports. Ghanaian Cocoa is used to blend some of the world’s finest chocolates. Visit a Cocoa Farm in Tafo, and learn about the history of Cocao plantations in Ghana, and how Cocoa is used beyond chocolates, including in wine, soap and butter.
Visit a community of Kente weavers and learn how weave Kente cloth, a hand-loom stripe woven piece of textile that is the most famous and the most celebrated of all the textiles used in Ghana, and an indigenous art form of the Asante (Akan) people.1 2 Next »