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Duration: 10 days
Location: West Africa
Starting Price: $1,999
Single Supplement: $372
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Tour Highlights

  • Welcome greetings and dinner followed by brief orientation by tour operator
  • Accra city tour
  • Enjoy a cruise on the Volta River
  • Enjoy a trip to Ada, where you can participate in various beach activities and water sports
  • Take a tour of one of the infamous  the slave castles
  • Walk on a canopy bridge hanging 100 feet above the forest floor in West Africa's most noted tropical rainforest
  • Enjoy a day at leisure in Accra, opt to try your bargaining skills at an open air market

(minimum group size 10 pax)

Based on 3 Star Hotels


Day 1 ARRIVE IN ACCRA

Arrive in Accra, Ghana. Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Welcome greetings and orientation. Depending on the time of arrival, you will be met with cultural drumming and dancing. 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. 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. Depart for the drive to Akosombo, where you will enjoy dinner and overnight.

Lodging: Hotel in Akosombo

Meals: B, D

 

 

Day 3 VOLTA RIVER BOAT CRUISE (Saturdays and Sundays)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Depart for Akosombo Port to cruise the largest man-made lake in the world, the Lake Volta. While cruising, you will dance to the sweet sounds of live highlife music played by the ship’s resident band. Enjoy the calm of the lake and bask in the beauty of the mountain scenery and surrounding. Lunch will be served on board.  Return to Accra in the late afternoon.  Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra

Meals: B, D

 

 

Day 4 ADA BEACH

Depart for a scenic drive to Ada on the Eastern fringes of the Greater Accra Region. Visit the village of Azizanya on the estuary of the Volta River. The Elders of the village will take you through their fishing culture and explain how they are able to navigate the estuary which has an undercurrent of over seven knots. Spend the remainder of the day engaging in any of the following: canoeing, jet skiing, pedallo, or a range of other water sports on the Volta River or simply relax and enjoy the view. (Rates for water sports are not included in package price). Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Ada

Meals: B, D

 

 

Day 5 CAPE COAST – ELMINA CASTLES

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 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. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Lodging: Hotel in Elmina

Meals: B, D

 

 

Day 6 KAKUM NATIONAL PARK – ACCRA

Early morning departure 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 an 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, spend the remainder of the afternoon at the beach. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Lodging: Hotel in Elmina

Meals: B, D

 

 

Day 7 BUSUA BEACH RESORT

Depart your hotel for a scenic drive to Busua Beach Resort in the Western Region. Check in at hotel. Spend the remainder of the day engaging in beach activities. Dinner and overnight at the resort.

Lodging: Busua Beach Resort 

Meals: B, D

Day 8 BUSUA BEACH RESORT

Spend the day engaging in beach activities and relaxing at Busua Beach Resort. Dinner and overnight at the resort.

Lodging: Busua Beach Resort 

Meals: B, D

 

 

Day 9 BUSUA - ACCRA

After breakfast, check out and depart for a scenic drive to Accra. Upon arrival, spend the remainder of the day at leisure soaking up the African sun or packing in preparation for your journey home. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Accra.

Lodging: Hotel in Accra

Meals: B, D

 

 

 

Day 10 FAREWELL / 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. 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.