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Duration: 10 days
Location: West Africa
Starting Price: $2,186
Single Supplement: $306
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Tour Highlights

  • Welcome greetings and dinner followed by brief orientation by tour operator
  • Accra city tour
  • An audience with an Ashanti traditional Chief and the chance to visit the various craft villages
  • 2 days of trekking in Mole Game Park
  • Tour Larabanga Mosque, a typical example of 12th century Sudanic architecture
  • Lunch at the magnificent Kintampo Falls
  • Visit Tamale, the largest city in northern Ghana
  • Tour of Cape Coast and Elmina castles and slave dungeons
  • Experience walking on a canopy bridge hanging 100 feet above the forest floor in West Africa's most noted tropical rainforest
  • Tour of Manhyia Palace, home of former Ashanti Kings
  • “Kasa” (talk time) session that provides an opportunity to share experiences and impressions of the tour
(minimum group size 10 pax)

Based on 3 Star Hotels

Day 1        AKWAABA – WELCOME

Arrive in Accra, Ghana. Transfer from the airport to your hotel for a welcome drink and orientation. Overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra 

Day 2              ACCRA CITY TOUR

After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. You will drive through the administrative and economic districts of Accra, the capital of Ghana. Over 100 years old, this city has a blend of colonial and modern architecture that summarize her history.  You will visit the W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, Independence/Black Star Square and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. After lunch in a local Ghanaian restaurant, you will end your tour at the Arts Centre where you will have an opportunity to use your bargaining skills to shop from an open-air market for artifacts from Ghana and West Africa. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra
Meals: B, D
 

Day 3       ACCRA – KUMASI CITY TOUR

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and depart for a drive through the forest zone to Kumasi, the seat of the Ashanti Empire. Explore the legend of the famous Ashantis at the Manhyia Palace Museum. There you will get a sense of a day in the life of an Ashanti ruler (Asantehene). At the museum, you will also obtain firsthand information on the legacies of the Ashanti kingdom, a regal history that dates back to 1700 and is told with relics and artifacts. Next, enjoy a drive through the city of Kumasi to view monuments dedicated to the memory of great Ashanti people.  End the day’s your at the National Cultural Center, featuring the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and the studios of various potters, brass and batik makers. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Kumasi
Meals: B, D
 
Day 4        KUMASI – KINTAMPO WATERFALLS – MOLE NATIONAL PARK After breakfast check out of your hotel and continue further north through Techiman to Damongo.  En-route, stop to visit Kintampo Falls and experience the cool invigorating atmosphere created by nature. Savor the breathtaking view of the cascading waterfall. Depart Kintampo and drive south to Techiman with a stopover for lunch. Continue the drive to Mole.  Upon arrival, check in and relax.   Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Mole.
Lodging: Mole Lodge
Meals: B, D
 

Day 5      MOLE  MOGNORI ECO VILLAGE

Embark on an early morning trek through the National Park to view some of West Africa’s big game (elephants, antelopes, waterbucks, wart hogs baboons, monkeys and more). After breakfast, check out and visit the Mognori Eco Village, located 15 km from the main entrance of Mole National Park it is the closest community to the park. Take a tour of the village to gain insight into the culture of people living in such close proximity to nature while maintaining their rich cultural heritage. The tour will offer you the opportunity to see how the villagers organize their households, process shea butter, and prepare their staple foods. Sit back and watch with admiration or actively partake in the cultural performance conducted by the dance assemble. Return to Mole National Park for an afternoon trek to view the rest of West Africa’s big game that were not viewed earlier. Dinner and overnight in Mole National Park.

Lodging: Hotel in Mole
Meals: B, D
 

Day 6       MOLE – KUMASI

After breakfast, depart Mole Game Park and drive south to Kumasi. Upon arrival in Kumasi, check in at your hotel and relax. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Kumasi
Meals: B, D
 

Day 7          ASHANTI CRAFT VILLAGES – ELMINA   

Breakfast will be served at your hotel. This day is devoted to visiting the three famous craft villages in the Ashanti Region: Ahwiaa (the woodcarvers’ village), Ntonso (the home of Adinkra) and Bonwire (the Kente weaving village).  You will have the opportunity to see how West African crafts are made and buy directly from the artisans who make them. After lunch, depart for a drive through the forest zone to Elmina.  Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Elmina
Meals: B, D

Day 8        CAPE COAST CASTLE – ELMINA CASTLE

After breakfast, depart for a tour the infamous forts, castles and slave dungeons of Ghana. On this tour you will experience the physical history of the slave trade, the impact of which is still felt beyond the shores of Africa today.

Visit the Cape Coast Castle, which was built by the Swedes in 1653 and later taken over by the British. The castle also houses the West African Historical Museum, established by the Smithsonian Institute in collaboration with the Ghanaian Government in 1994.

After lunch, visit the Elmina Castle built by the Portuguese in 1482 and also known as St. George's Castle.  This castle was the first European structure built in Sub – Saharan Africa. Spend a moment admiring the colorful harbor nestled just below Elmina Castle. Full of pirogues preparing to go to sea, this site offers one of West Africa’s greatest photo opportunities. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Elmina
Meals: B, D
 

Day 9           KAKUM NATIONAL PARK                                         

After breakfast, depart to explore the historic Denkyira Kingdom, particularly Kakum National Park. Kakum is one of West Africa’s surviving tropical rain forests, spanning over 360sq km and filled with diverse and dense vegetation. A blend of true rainforest and semi deciduous forest, Kakum is the home to over 40 large mammals, 400 bird species and a breathtaking array of butterflies, flora and fauna.

The most popular attraction in the forest is the canopy walkway which is made up of seven bridges extending 330m and hanging 40m above the forest floor. You will be given the choice to walk the canopy or enjoy a 2km nature walk through the forest to discover the wide variety of exotic floral species and the medicinal values they offer. After lunch, depart for a drive along the coast to Accra.  Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra
Meals: B, D
 
Day 10    DAY AT LEISURE / DEPARTURE

Breakfast will be served at your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or last minute shopping. Check out and transfer to the airport for check-in and departure.

Meals: B
** DISCLAIMER: Cost will vary depending on group size. Contact a member of the team at travelafrica@landtours.com to get a customized quote.  The cost of package will increase if hotel and transportation cost increases. Quote will be reviewed 3 months before your tour begins and you will be notified accordingly.