Cultural Tour Of Ghana And South Africa 14 Days

Experience Ghana and South Africa on this all-inclusive 14 day tour which includes visits to the ancient Ashanti Kingdom in Kumasi and to UNESCO World Heritage sites in Cape Coast. In South Africa tour Johannesburg, Soweto, Lesedi Cultural Village- and enjoy a game drive at Pilanesberg National Park. Continue to Cape Town for Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Cape Winelands and Township tour.

per adult from

$6,949

NZD

Duration

14 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 13x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 12 nights
    • • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
    • • Bottled water per person per day
    • • Assistance with visa application
    • • Admission to listed sites
    • • Experienced cultural tour guide
    • • Transportation in private vehicle
    • • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
    What's excluded :
    • • Travel insurance
    • • Personal expenses
    • • Gratuity for driver and guide
    • . Flights

  • Day 1: ARRIVAL IN ACCRA

    Stop At: Accra, Accra, Greater Accra
    On arrival at Kotoka International Airport, our expert cultural tour guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the hotel in our private air-conditioned vehicle. Once you have checked in, your guide will brief you on what to expect during your stay here in Ghana.
    This evening there will be a welcome dinner and orientation including a lecture/discussion on Ghanaian history, culture and customs. You will also learn about staying safe and healthy in Ghana.

    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Accra City Hotel

    Day 2: ACCRA

    Stop At: Accra, Accra, Greater Accra
    Wake up to a whole new experience that awaits you today. After a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, we set off for a panoramic sightseeing tour of the bustling city of Ghana’s capital- Accra passing through the economic and administrative districts.

    We will visit the following places of interest:

    • W.E.B Du Bois Centre honoring the life of the prominent Pan-Africanist who chose to live and work in Ghana.
    • We shall continue to Independence Square where you will see the enclosed flame of African Liberation, which was lit by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in 1961.
    • Our day’s visit ends at Jamestown Community-One of Accra’s most historic neighborhoods where history resides on every corner. Best known for its lighthouses (the first of which was constructed in 1875 by the British) as a navigational aid for trading vessels sailing through the Gulf of Guinea.
    • You may visit “Brazil House” and learn about the seven Afro-Brazilian families who returned to settle in Ghana in 1836.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Accra City Hotel

    Day 3: ACCRA – ELMINA

    Stop At: Elmina, Elmina, Central Region
    Highlights
    • Posuban Shrines
    • Elmina Township walk

    After breakfast, drive to Cape Coast; enroute tour of Mankessim, visit the Posuban Shrine and Fante Village. This evening on a guided tour through the ancient town of Elmina. At the harbor, you will see the colorful fishing canoes getting ready to go to sea for another night’s task of fishing. This is a perfect opportunity for the photographers in the group.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Coconut Grove Beach Resort

    Day 4: ELMINA-CAPE COAST-ELMINA

    Stop At: Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Central Region
    Highlights
    • Cape Coast Castle
    • Fihankra Ceremony

    After breakfast, visit Cape Coast Castle Museum for a guided tour. Cape Coast Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was one of the departure points for Africans being sent to slavery in the Americas. The castle is home to the infamous “Door of No Return”. This afternoon, visit Elmina Slave Castle, another UNESCO World Heritage Site built in 1482. This castle was the first European structure built in sub-Saharan Africa.

    (This program will only apply to groups of 8 and above)
    This evening, attend a “Return to the Homeland” ceremony called “Fihankra”. This ceremony illustrates how Africans were taken from the homeland without bidding goodbye to their family. It is also an initiation rite for African Returnees.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast,

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Coconut Grove Beach Resort

    Day 5: ELMINA-ASSIN MANSO-CAPE COAST-ELMINA

    Stop At: Assin Manso, Assin Manso, Central Region
    Highlight:
    • Assin Manso Slave River Site
    • Kotokoraba Market

    Ghana’s first Emancipation Day Celebration. You will see the “Slave River” where captured Africans were washed before being confined.

    Return to Cape Coast with a visit to the Kotokoraba Market. “Kotokoraba” the cradle of Cape Coast. The Kotokoraba “market “is the economic hub of the region, with major trading stores located around it. The market has existed for many decades, and was a major trading site during pre-independence era. It serves as a major point for all trade in the region and it is hotspot for economic activity as most major activities in the city takes place in and around the area.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    After breakfast, drive to Cape Coast; stop at Assin Manso, the burial site of two former slaves from the U.S and Jamaica whose remains were re-interred in August 1998 during
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Coconut Grove Beach Resort

    Day 6: CAPE COAST/ACCRA-JOHANNESBURG-SOUTH AFRICA

    Stop At: Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Central Region
    Highlights:
    • Abandze village

    After breakfast, return to Accra with a stop at the Village of Abandze, the ancestral Home of Louis Armstrong, and the famous American Jazz musician; in Accra those who ordered outfits go for a fitting, farewell dinner. Transfer to airport for flight to Johannesburg.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: ARRIVE JOHANNESBURG

    Stop At: Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng
    Highlights
    • Tribal Cultural Dance Performance

    Arrive Johannesburg; meet assist and transfer to the hotel.
    This afternoon drive to Lesedi Cultural Village, a multicultural village set amongst rocky hills where the cultures, customs and traditions of four of South Africa’s tribes are brought to life. Get a presentation on the history and original of the different ethnic groups and given a guided tour of the four homesteads- Zulu, Xhosa, Basotho and Pedi. The tour is followed by a cultural performance by the four groups- Zulu, Xhosa, Basotho and Pedi. The tribal dance display is then followed by a Pan African Feast served in the Nyama Choma restaurant with delicacies from different regions of Southern Africa.

    Meal(s) Included : Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Rivonia Guest House

    Day 8: JOHANNESBURG-PILANESBURG-JOHANNESBURG

    Stop At: Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng
    Highlights :
    • Pilanesberg Game Reserve
    After breakfast, drive to Pilanesberg Game Reserve the ideal destination for a day Safari. This is a reserve which boasts the Big Five and a host of other game species. The Pilanesburg lies in the crater of an ancient volcano and has some unique scenery and geology. The establishment of this reserve saw the biggest relocation project ever of wild animals and the reserve now boasts the Big Five’ lunch at a local restaurant
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Rivonia Guest House

    Day 9: JOHANNESBURG- SOWETO

    Stop At: Soweto, Soweto, Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng
    Full day tour of Soweto; get an intimate understanding of South Africa’s history. Travel along the paths of the freedom fighters and experience the City of Johannesburg and Soweto through their eyes. Highlights include:

    • The Hector Petersen Memorial, the spot where 12-year-old Hector was shot during the Soweto uprisings.
    • Regina Mundi Church. The church was a meeting place for activists deprived of any other place to meet.
    • Chris Hani Baragwaneth Hospital- the largest hospital in the world; named in honor of the African National Congress leader who was assassinated in 1993.
    • Mandela’s House comprising four inter-leading rooms, containing an assortment of memorabilia, paintings and photographs of the Mandela family as well as a collection of honorary doctorates bestowed on Nelson Mandel from universities and institutions around the world.
    • Freedom Square, the place where the Freedom Charter was adopted

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Rivonia Guest House

    Day 10: JOHANNESBURG-CAPE TOWN- ROBBEN ISLAND

    Stop At: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
    Highlights:
    • Former Prison on Robben Island

    Transfer to the airport for afternoon flight to Cape Town- meet assist and transfer to hotel. Take the afternoon ferry to Robben Island- a former prison now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening enjoy dinner at the Cape Town waterfront.

    Hotel-*3 Star
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

    Day 11: CAPE TOWN-TABLE MOUNTAIN- CAPE TOWNSHIP

    Stop At: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
    Highlights:
    • Table Mountain via cable car ride
    • Castle of Good Hope
    • The Minnerton Lighthouse
    Early morning tour of Table Mountain by cable car; the state-of-the-art car rotates 360 degrees on its way to the top, offering a panoramic view of the City; at the summit, take short walks to enjoy the magnificent view of Cape Town. Continue to the City Centre, the Company Gardens, the Castle of Good Hope and the Minnerton Lighthouse for a view of Table Mountain.
    In the afternoon, go on a cultural tour of Cape Townships; an opportunity to interact with different communities. - visit Langa Cape Town’s oldest township gaining insights into the legacy of apartheid and the country’s struggle for democracy. In Gugulethu township, visit a community-driven and observe crafters at work.
    Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s largest informal settlement. This evening a special dinner will be arranged in a home and accompanied by music and poetry.
    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

    Day 12: CAPE TOWN- WINELANDS

    Stop At: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
    Highlights:

    • Cape Town Winelands

    After breakfast tour Cape Town winelands. Visit Paarl. Franschoek and Stellenbosch. Enjoy wine tasting in the Stellenbosch
    You return to your hotel and enjoy a relaxing time at the sun-drenched beach.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

    Day 13: CAPETOWN

    Stop At: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
    After breakfast, you will have the day at your leisure.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

    Day 14: CAPETOWN-JOHANNESBURG-DEPART

    Stop At: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Johannesburg; make the connecting flight home.

    Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Kotoka International Airport, Airport Rd, Accra, Ghana
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Kotoka Airport, Accra Ghana
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • 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
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Working with Hotels that are strictly adhering to the Health Protocols
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Continent Tours

Activity ID: V-167419P19

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