Accra To Aburi Gardens And Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farms
Aburi Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden in Aburi which occupies an area of 64.8 hectares. Founded by Governor William Brandford-Griffith and Dr. John Farrell Easmon, a Sierra Leonean medical doctor. Opened in March, 1890.
Aburi is located in the Eastern Region of Ghana about 31.4km from Accra the capital.
This tour package begins with a Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm.
Tetteh Quarshie was a pre-independence Ghanaian agriculturalist and the person directly responsible for the introduction of cocoa crops to Ghana, which today constitute one of the major export crops of the Ghanaian economy. In 1879, Tetteh Quarshie planted the seeds at Mampong with some success.
Be transferred in a 4x4 air-condition cross country, served with water and snacks, with an experienced friendly and helpful guide.
Visit Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm.
Depart Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm to Aburi Botanical Garden.
Visit Aburi Crafts Village from Aburi Botanical Gardens.
Depart Aburi Crafts Village to Accra.
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What's included :
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Landing and facility fees
- Bottled water
- Entry/Admission - Aburi Botanical Gardens
- Entry/Admission - Tetteh Quashie Cocoa Farm
- Entry/Admission - Aburi Crafts Village
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Aburi Botanical Gardens, Aburi 32km (20mi) north of Accra, Accra Ghana
Travelers will experience a serene, conducive and historic massive garden, on aches of land that accommodates huge trees in various unique and breadth-taking speeches grown ages ago. The entire enclave is covered in well groomed green grass and paved pathways leading through to all beautiful sight-delightful areas of the far reaching gardens.
Learn about the origin of Cocoa (raw material for chocolate) in Ghana; and enjoy the spectacular scenic view of Accra from the mountain top.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Tetteh Quashie Cocoa Farm, Mampon, Ghana
Tetteh Quarshie was a pre-independence Ghanaian agriculturalist and the person directly responsible for the introduction of cocoa crops to Ghana, which today constitute one of the major export crops of the Ghanaian economy. Quarshie travelled to the island of Fernando Po (now Bioko in Equatorial Guinea) in 1870 and returned in 1876 to Ghana in order to introduce the crop. He died on Christmas Day 1892.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Aburi Crafts Village, Aburi Y Junction, Aburi Ghana
The Aburi Crafts Village is a decent size with many shops to check out. Lots of local woodwork and artisans crafting there while you shop.
There are many types of arts/crafts here including clothing, jewellery, keychains, bottle openers, baskets, furniture, etc. A wide variety of price points
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Accra Tourist Information Centre, Accra, Ghana
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- We provide face masks and hand sanitizer upon arrival
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.