7 Day Artisanal Tour

Ghana, West Africa

7 Day Artisanal Tour

per person

Experience carefully selected hands on workshops with passed down skills in traditional pottery making, the secrets of African skincare and creating beautiful batik fabrics. This tours also features a trip to the serene Aburi Botanical Gardens where you can relax and enjoy nature and more.

Experience an amazing 7 days in Ghana where you dive into traditional artisanal workshops in pottery making, batik making and black-soap making. Learn age old techniques that have been passed down through generations as well as visit sites such as Kakum National Park, explore the incredible capital city of Accra and more!

  • Destination
  • Included
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airport Transfers
    Entry Fees
    Personal Guide
Akwaaba to Ghana

Arrive in Accra, Ghana where you will be met at the airport by your guide and chauffeur and transferred to your hotel for check in.



After breakfast, depart your hotel and dive into the art of pottery with our Traditional Pottery Making Class. Led by skilled artisans, this hands-on workshop introduces you to the ancient craft of shaping clay into beautiful, functional pieces. You will also get to paint your creations afterward, adding your own colorful touch to your masterpiece.

Afterwards, depart for a sightseeing tour of Accra, the Capital of Ghana. Experience the city’s highlights during this Accra orientation. The capital of Ghana since 1877, Accra is also the capital of the Greater Accra Region. In addition, it’s the country’s most populous city. Travel through the administrative and economic districts of Accra. Also, see the Artiste Alliance Gallery, the W.E.B. Du Bois Center for Pan African Culture and the Independence/Black Star Square. Learn about important events in Ghana’s history and the country’s first president who helped lead Ghana to independence.

Continue your tour to The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, dedicated to the legacy of Ghana's first President, Kwame Nkrumah, and his role in African independence. The tour includes visits to Nkrumah's mausoleum, a museum showcasing his life, his personal residence, the eternal Flame of African Liberation, and beautifully landscaped gardens. Learn about Nkrumah's early life, political career, and Pan-African vision. End the day’s tour at the Arts Center, where participants can sharpen their bargaining skills to shop for goods from Ghana and West Africa in an open-air market. On display, you will see fabrics of different materials, designs, colors and textures to purchase from.


After breakfast, depart your hotel and discover the secrets of traditional African skincare in our captivating Black Soap Making workshop. Led by skilled artisans, this hands-on workshop immerses you in the age-old craft of crafting authentic traditional black soap. Learn about the natural ingredients and indigenous techniques used to create this beloved beauty product, celebrated for its cleansing and moisturizing properties. With expert guidance, you'll master the art of mixing and moulding, customizing your soap with aromatic essential oils and botanicals for a truly personalized skincare experience.

Afterwards, head to the nearby art galleries to explore the city's thriving contemporary art scene. Some of the top galleries to check out include Gallery 1957, which showcases contemporary African art. If you're interested in traditional African art, don't miss the Artists Alliance Gallery, which features a wide range of paintings, sculptures, and textiles from across the continent.


After breakfast, enjoy this day at leisure on your own relaxing at the hotel.


After breakfast, embark on a day trip to Cape Coast. Drive through the historic Denkyira Kingdom to Kakum National Park, one of West Africa’s surviving tropical rain forests.  Choose between a 2 km nature walk through the rain forest to discover the wide variety of exotic flora and fauna species and the medicinal values they offer or take a walk on the canopy walkway hanging 40 meters above the forest ground.

After lunch on your own, embark on a tour of the infamous Forts, Castles, and Slave Dungeons of Ghana. History will unfold the story of the slave trade which the impact is still felt beyond the shores of Africa today. Visit the Cape Coast Castle built by the Swedes in 1653 and was later taken over by the British. Here, you would learn about the relationship between the western slave traders and the African tribes that made the trans-Atlantic slave trade possible. It is an opportunity to be up and close with history – to stand in the dark and stuffy dungeons, imagining the experience and conditions that millions of Africans endured. This castle also houses the West African Historical Museum. Return to Accra afterwards.


After breakfast, discover the art and beauty of African batik and get a glimpse into the life of a local artisan as you work side-by-side during this two-hour class. You’ll join the batikers in a workshop to learn the traditional techniques of batik production using wax and dye to create colorful patterns – to make your own one-of-a-kind fabric. Afterwards, take your two yards of handiwork home to sew into a finish product that will always have a special place in your home or wardrobe.

After lunch on your own, visit the Aburi Botanical Gardens. The Aburi Botanical Gardens was created in 1890 for pleasure and scientific research; it is a habitat for plants and butterflies from all around the world. The gardens are found in the town of Aburi which boasts of interesting history, a beautiful town and friendly people. Aburi’s attractive features have been made easier to view with recent additions of rental bicycles for tours on the mountain.


After breakfast, spend the day shopping and doing last minute packing. At noon, check out of the hotel and transfer to airport for check-in and final departure back home.