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Duration: 11 days
Location: West Africa
Starting Price: $1,801
Single Supplement: $599
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Tour Highlights

  • Welcome greetings and dinner followed by brief orientation by tour operator
  • Accra city tour - visit the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Mausoleum, dedicated to Ghana’s first President and the W. E. B. DuBois Centre, museum dedicated to one of the world’s greatest Pan Africanists, Dr. W. E. B. DuBois
  • Tour Cape Coast Castle and Elmina Castle and slave dungeons
  • Visit Kakum National Park (Tropical Rain Forest) and walk on a canopy bridge 100 feet above the forest floor
  • Tour of Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti Empire, including Manhyia Palace Museum, former official residence of the Ashantihene
  • Shopping at the following craft villages: Ahwiaa (wood carver’s village), Ntonso (the Adinkra dying village) and  Bonwire (Kente weavers' village)
  • Visit the National Museum of Togo
  • Visit Togoville, home of Lake Togo
  • Tour the multicolored city of Cotonou
  • Visit the Catholic cathedral which hosted Pope John Paul II
  • Shopping at the Grand Marche and Voodoun market
  • City tour of Lome, capital of Togo
(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. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra
Meals: D

DAY 2            ACCRA CITY TOUR

After breakfast, depart your hotel for a sightseeing city tour of Accra. You will drive through the administrative and economic districts of Accra, the capital of Ghana. This city is well over 100 years old and has a blend of colonial and modern architecture that summarizes 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 at a local Ghanaian restaurant, you will end your tour at the Arts Center.  At this open-air market, you will have an opportunity to use your bargaining skills as you shop for artifacts from Ghana and other countries in West Africa. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra
Meals: B D

DAY 3           CAPE COAST CASTLE – ELMINA CASTLE 

Depart for a drive to the Central Region to explore 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 4        KAKUM NATIONAL PARK – POSUBAN SHRINE

After a hearty 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 types and many species 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.

Spend the remainder of the afternoon at the beach after a visit to the Posuban Military Shrine, where the Asafo companies (Fanti traditional soldiers) prepare spiritually for war. These shrines are wonderful examples of how art is used in the daily lives of Ghanaians.  Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Elmina
Meals: B D

DAY 5            KUMASI CITY TOUR

After breakfast, check out and depart for a drive through the forest zone to Kumasi, the seat of the legendary Ashanti Empire. After lunch, visit Manhyia Palace Museum, to obtain firsthand information on the legacies of the Ashanti Kingdom. The Ashanti’s have a famously regal history which dates back to 1700 and is evidenced by extraordinary relics and artifacts. Enjoy a drive through the city of Kumasi and see the many monuments dedicated to the memory of great Ashanti people.  End the day’s tour at the National Cultural Center which features the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and is home to the dazzling studios of traditional potters, brass and batik makers.  Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Kumasi
Meals: B D

DAY 6           ASHANTI CRAFT VILLAGES

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. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Kumasi
Meals: B D

DAY 7            KUMASI – ACCRA

Check out and depart Kumasi for a scenic drive through the forest zone to Accra. Check into your hotel, enjoy lunch, then spend the remainder of your day at leisure.  Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra
Meals: B D

DAY 8             LOME CITY TOUR

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then depart for a scenic drive to Lome, Togo. Check into your Lome hotel, enjoy lunch, then embark on a city tour of Lome. Visit the National Museum, Independence Square, Voodoun Market, Grand Marche, and other important sites and monuments. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Lome
Meals: B D
DAY 9            TOGOVILLE, TOGO
After breakfast, depart your hotel for a visit to Togoville, a village located on Lake Togo. Cruise on the lake to the 17th Century Catholic cathedral, which hosted Pope John Paul II during his visit to Togo. Interact with the locals and hear their stories about the Pope’s visit to the village. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Lodging: Hotel in Lome
Meals: B D
DAY 10             LOME – ACCRAHave breakfast, then spend the morning at leisure. After lunch, depart for the return trip to Accra.  Following a late afternoon arrival, unwind and enjoy dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Lodging: Hotel in Accra
Meals: B D

DAY 11             DAY AT LEISURE / DEPARTURE

Spend the day at leisure or last minute shopping. Transfer to the airport for check-in and departure.

Meals: B
** DISCLAIMER: The cost of package will increase if hotel and transportation costs increase. Quote will be reviewed 3 months before your tour begins; and you will be notified accordingly.