Ghana Culture and Nature tour

Ghana Trip

Our 10 days overland tour to Ghana will start and end in Accra. This is a complete tour package to Ghana featuring all the highlights of this destination culturally and naturally. You will be traveling overland with a small group of adventure enthusiasts like yourself for 2022 and 2023. Based on African American Heritage tours.


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Welocme to our Ghana tours. Ghana historically is the heart of Africa Ashanti Gold's coast with a vibrant culture that portrays the most authentic of Africa nobles and wisdom. Ghana suffered also more than any country from the slave trade and oppression historically. This overland tour will take you around all the slavery trails of tears and ports of call where captured free men and women were embarked on a new destiny! Ghana is not only that wealthy country that was robbed of its Massive gold with clay trade beads, but a real West African trading place the vibrancy of Ghana’s Markets in Kumasi and Elmina are witnesses of glorious trading time. Ghana is endowed with natural rainforest, diverse fauna, and flora that could rival the safari countries of East Africa. In other words, Ghana is a historic, cultural, wildlife viewing safari destination with a lot to offer. Join us on one of our overland adventure tours to Ghana to discover the maze of a hidden treasure in West Africa's authentic life and environment. All our Ghana overland tours for 2022 and 2023 are with cultural encounters offering a lot for less. Time to discover West Africa destinations. You will fall in love with Africa again. Try our handpicked Ghana customized tours.

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 1: Welcoming you to Accra

Our representative will be expecting you upon your arrival at Accra airport. He will welcome you to Ghana and transfer you to your hotel. Hotel check-in is from 3:00 pm up to make sure your room is ready. This evening just before dinner, we invite you to meet tailors and dressmakers featuring casual wear and formal garments made from local fabric and textiles. This meeting will take place at your hotel. You may purchase ready-made clothes or place an order for a custom-made outfit. Hair braiders will also be available to showcase a wide range of hairstyles in case you wish to immerse yourself in the Ghanian culture immediately. After this cultural introduction, you will be served dinner. D

Day 2: Accra City Guided tour

You will wake for a sumptuous breakfast, Your tour leader will later brief you on your tour to Ghana. We will then take off to explore the historical and cultural highlights of Accra City. Depart for a full day city tour of Accra visiting the W.E.B. Du Bois Centre for Pan Africanism; this is the final burial place and home of the prominent American Pan Africanist Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, who led the Pan-African congress between 1919 and 1927. It is currently a Pan African Center for culture and it also has a research library and gallery full of manuscripts, the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Park, the final resting place of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of Ghana. The Mausoleum has been visited by many world dignitaries.

Day 3: Travel from Accra to Kumasi

After breakfast, We will get ready to check out the hotel and start our overland expedition to Kumasi, the hub of the Ashanti ancient kingdom. We will take road passing by some breathtaking villages and charming towns through the dense tropical forests. We will, of course, make few stops at the notable village to pay a courtesy visit to the Chief and his council of elders, also to have the opportunity to interact with the community, observe and learn about the traditions of the village. Our lunch will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch, we will o visit the Besease, birthplace of Yaa Asantewa, the Ejisu queen mother who fought the British in 1900. Pay a courtesy call on the Beseasehene (town chief) and the traditional elders. Visit the town’s traditional religious shrine which are UNESCO Heritage sites and the mausoleum of Yaa Asantewa. Our overland tour will proceed to reach Kumasi in the evening. We will check at our hotel and prepare for dinner and a good night's sleep. B.D

Day 4: Naming Kingly Ceremony - Craft Villages - Kumasi City Tour

After breakfast, take a scenic drive to participate in a Naming Ceremony. You will be led in a procession to the Paramount Chief’s Palace grounds where the whole village has already assembled with the Paramount Chief ready to perform the special naming ceremony which begins after a round of hearty welcome and speeches. Participating in the naming ceremony is no less than a few hundred locals. You will be given an African clan name. The Naming Ceremony, a spiritual and memorable experience, begins with the beating of the “Fontomfrom Drums” and dancing performed by the local-village dancers who will also extend an invitation to the group to participate in this unique cultural dance. After the wonderful encounter with the Ashanti culture of drumming and dancing ceremony, visit the three famous craft villages in Ashanti. Ahwiaa, the woodcarvers’ village, Ntonso, the home of Adinkra and Bonwire, the Kente weaving village.

Later, we will visit Adanwomase village, famous for the traditional Kente cloth weaving. Observe weavers exhibit their skills in producing the clothes adorned some of which is a preserve for the Ashanti Kings, Ntonso - noted for its indigenous artisans whose expertise lies in Adinkra textile printing using traditional symbols that express the spiritual, moral, political and socio-cultural philosophies of the Akan people. In the Ntonso Adinkra village, you will be able to try your hand at creating your own designs and Ahwiaa – the woodcarver’s village specializing in woodcarvings such as the Ashanti stools, fertility dolls, and walking sticks street Representation. We will take a break for lunch in a local restaurant, then continue to Kumasi for a city tour visiting the Manhyia Palace and the Palace Museum which provides a good insight into Ashanti culture and traditions. The Ashanti history is beyond time itself. An empire that has dominated the ancient history of the Cost of Gold “West Africa today”. The kingdom reigning today is over 300 years. It provides a good glimpse into the powerful ancient Ashanti Empire and its past kings. Our dinner and accommodation will be at the hotel. B.D

Day 5: Kumasi - Assin Manso - Elmina

We will wake up for a good breakfast at the hotel then travel overland from Kumasi to Elmina today. Our expedition will cruise through central regions of Ghana driving past by scenic villages and charming towns through the evergreen forests, banana and cocoa plantations and gin distilleries where palm wine is distilled into a good national drink with an alcohol percentage of about 90%. Stop en route to visit Assin Manso, burial site of the remains of two former slave We will make a few stops to visit the “Slave River” which was the last rest stop for slaves on their “one-way” trek to the Coast to be embarked on ships to the New World. This a moment of Contemplation in the memory of our ancestors on our Heritage tour to Ghana.

We will take off an hour for lunch, then continue our discovery tour to Elmina. One we arrive at Elmina, we will meet our local guide who will take us to a city historic visit. Start the tour with a visit to Elmina Castle, the first and oldest European structure built of any substance on African soil. This was built by the Portuguese in1482 and later used as an auction market for a comprehensive guided tour. See the slave dungeons and condemn cells where any slave who attempted to escape were incarcerated. View its utterly distinct architecture. We will check into our hotel in the evening for dinner and accommodation. B.D

Day 6: Elmina - Kakum National Park - Castle Visit - Accra

Our breakfast will be served at the hotel. After check out, we will be traveling to Accra visiting Kakum National Park first. Go on a morning walk of the “Kuntan Trail” to explore it countless trees with medicinal plants with a specialist in botanical matters. For the curious traveler and young at heart we will hike up to experience the “Canopy Walkway” suspended 100 feet from the forest ground for a panoramic view of the flora and fauna of the remaining vestiges of Ghana’s tropical rainforest. Continue to visit the Cape Coast Castle which was originally started by the Swedes in 1652. It served as the headquarters and control edifice of the British colonial government until 1877. Go on a comprehensive tour of the Castle, the slave dungeons and the West African Heritage Museum, and the Negotiation Hall where our ancestors were bargained for and sold at an auction. Participate in a re-enactment of the Slave Trade at the Cape Coast Castle in solemn homage to our ancestors.

After lunch, we will take off on our overland adventure from Elmina for Accra. Drive past several fishing villages and coconut lined beaches in a pure African setting from the best of Nature productions. We will reach Accra in the evening, check in to our hotel for dinner and a good night’s sleep. B.D.

Day 7: Accra Airport - Home

You will be served breakfast at the hotel then we will give you a ride to the Accra Airport to be on time to catch your flight back home. Goodbye for now, We wish you a safe trip and hope you will come back and visit us again on another Ghana cultural, or adventure overland expedition. B.D.

What is included:

  • Breakfast, and dinner daily
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation in 4X4 vehicles
  • Services of local guides
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Hotels Used:

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