December 2021 Ghana Tour

GHANA

Ghana is an amazing country to visit

Hers & History

Travels to historical landmarks really increase your knowledge of sellf.

1750 $

This is an Al lInclusive 10days 9nights tour exploring major parts of Ghana from a cultural ,historical and a traditional lens.

 

Duration: 10 days/9nights
Deposit: $350.00
Cost: $1,750.00 

ABOUT GHANA

The West African country of Ghana has much to offer visitors, from fantastic food, beaches, wonderful wildlife , Africa safaris  and a fascinating history. Join an exciting group tour guided by local Ghanians as you take a life transforming, cultural journey that wont break the bank.

“Most African Americans know something is missing, and you want to be reunited with it,” she said. “If you have any level of awareness about your own identity, where you came from, you would have to start asking those questions.” - Mona Boyd

Portuguese learned about North Africas source of gold from West Africa's Gold Coast , but once they arrived, the trade in slaves soon overshadowed bartering for gold.  Ghana as well as other countries along the west coast of Africa quickly became the principal source of slaves to develop the New World.

On 6 March 1957, President Kwame Nkrumah declared Ghana's ,formerly known as the Gold Coast independence. The first of the British Colonies to do so. Ghana obtained its name from the Medieval Ghana Empire which is present day, southeastern Mauritania and part of Mali.

STATISTICS

Capital: Accra
President: Nana Akufo-Addo
Currency: Ghanaian cedi
Population: 30.42 million (2019)
Official Language: English   Locals Speak: Mostly Twi
Flag: Red, Yellow and Green with Black Star in the center

WEATHER & CLIMATE

Ghana's weather is based on the two seasons. The dry season December- February and the wet season from March/April - November.  During the dry season, the warmest part of the year, temperatures rise to about 35°C (95°F), and the coolest time of year, June-August, the temperature does not normally go above 28°C (82°F). The humidity in Ghana is around 75-80% consistently.

DAY 1- Arrival/Akwaaba

Upon arrival at Accra Kotoka International Airport, our experienced guides will assist and chauffeur you to Charleston hotel to relax and unwind after your long flight, approximately, 15minutes drive.

DAY 2- Accra City Tour

The city of Accra dates back to the 15th century and has a blend of colonial and modern architecture that summarize her history. We will visit the W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, Independence/ Black Star Square and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial park. Hotel: Overnight at Charleston hotel.

DAY 3- Center For Arts & Culture, Makola Markets

At 10am, we will visit the Makola market, one of the largest open market in the country. After lunch, we will visit the center for arts & culture, where you can use your bargain skills to haggle with the vendors. Hotel: Overnight at Charleston hotel.

DAY 4- Assin Manso Slave River Tour

At 9:00am, we will leave for Assinmanso. During the trip, we will go past scenic villages and through the evergreen forests. On the way, we will stop at Assin Manso, where the mortal remains of two former slaves from the United States of America and Jamaica were re-interred in August 1998 during Ghana’s first Emancipation Day Celebration. You will also see the “Slave River” where captured Africans were washed before being confined in the Slave Castles to await shipment to the Americas and the Caribbean. After lunch, we will continue to Anomabo Beach Hotel to pass the night.

DAY 5- Elmina Slave Castle Tour

Visit the world’s heritage conservation centers of Elmina and Cape Coast castle where many Africans left their shores into the sugar cane and tobacco plantations of America & Caribbean Islands where labor force was needed and thereby creating the world’s largest Diaspora. After lunch, we will drive back to Anomabo Beach Hotel and pass the night.

DAY 6- Kakum National Park & Cottage Crocks

At 9:00am, we will drive to kakum national park, one of the West Africa’s surviving tropical rain forests, covering a total area of 350sqkms with its unique kanopy walkway suspended over seven bridges and 30metres above the forest floor. Learn about the different types of trees and their medicinal uses. Lunch shall be taken at Hans’s cottage where we can watch the cottage crocks as well as different species of birds. Touch a live crocodile for a lifetime memory. After the tour, we will spend the night at Anomabo Beach Hotel.

DAY 7- Anomabo-Kumasi Manhyia Palace Tour

After breakfast, we will drive to Kumasi the capital of the Ashanti kingdom and the seat of the Ashanti King to obtain firsthand information about the legacies and history of the Ashanti kingdom. After lunch, we will drive to Asantewaa premier hotel for the night.

DAY 8- Bonwire Kente Village Tour

At 8:30am, we will visit ntonso adinkra village for our desired wood works and where the traditional fare thee well adinkra clothes are made. Witness and learn how the ancient paddie tree bark is used to produce the colors of these traditional and most admirable clothes of Ghana. Right after this tour, we will drive further to bonwire kente village where the famous royal kente clothes of Ghana are made. After lunch, we drive back to Asantewaa Premier Hotelfor a relaxing night.

DAY 9- Beach Day

After breakfast at 7:00am, we will drive back to central region and enjoy the sandy beach of Anomabo beach Hotel.

DAY 10- Afrodat Drumming & Dance Lessons - Departure

After breakfast, the Afodat will entertain us with their drumming and dance lessons. Learn the various Ghanaian traditional dance moves and dance to the resonant tunes of Adowa and kete traditional music of Ghana. After lunch, we will check out and depart to the airport for check in and departure.

INCLUDES

Accommodations
Breakfast and welcome Dinner
Airport/ Hotel Transfers
Excursions to Ghana most popular destinations and tour
Transportation
Attraction sites fees
Guide fees
Fuel

My trip to Ghana was amazing. The people are friendly and very welcoming. Akwaba, Akwaba, welcome home.

AbdulMalik

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