Primal Arts, Reggae and Culture Tours to Ghana

Explore African Identity through Expressive Arts, Reggae and Culture. This experience will open all of the senses to new tastes and customs, ultimately revealing to you the true meaning of culture. Rave with locals at live Reggae events around town and feel the vibes!
Express the Inner African!

per adult from

$2,777

NZD

Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 9x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • All Fees and Taxes

  • Day 1: A Hearty Welcome

    Stop At: Pokoasi, Ghana
    Day 1: You will arrive in Accra, Ghana at the Kotoka International Airport and be warmly welcomed by our team.
    After a leisurely drive through Accra to the outskirts of town, you will be greeted with a Welcome Meal of local vegetarian dishes and natural juices from our onsite Vegan Cafe.
    Finally, we will have a group orientation where the next few days will be explained.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 2: Odumase, Eastern Region

    Stop At: Odumase, Odumase, Brong-Ahafo Region
    Day 2: Feeling artistic and adventurous?! After a sumptuous breakfast, we will make an early start so that you can try a psychedelic glass blowing workshop in the rural town of Odumase. You will drive out of Accra, and into the heartlands of Ghana’s Eastern Region, past dense forests, working farms and villages. Enjoy a traditional lunch, perhaps of Fufu or Banku, then on to the workshops of local craftspeople of Odumase where you will choose your own colours and designs and learn the traditional art form of blown glass.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.

    Day 3: Kwabenya / Pokoasi

    Stop At: Kwabenya, Kwabenya, Greater Accra
    Day 3- Today you will dance! The drums of the Kwabenya Royal Dancers will set the rhythm and you will learn the dances and drumming of the Ga people in the traditional townships of Kwabenya/Pokoasi. You will also eat local dishes, and drink the popular ‘Palm Wine’ either fresh or fermented as you request; then in the evening, you will ‘Jam’ with reggae recording artists in a jumping studio scene!
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.
    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 4: Krokrobite Fishing Villages

    Stop At: Kokrobite Beach, Tuba, Accra Ghana
    Day 4- After your ‘dance intensive work out’ the day before, today you will enjoy some ‘beach life’! Following a leisurely breakfast, we will take you to the ocean front. After taking a short boat ride to an exclusive beach just off the coast, you will learn beading & crafts in the Kokrobite fishing villages; as night falls, you will get to taste the Reggae vibes on the beach with a night of evening entertainment, possibly live local bands or a Reggae DJ ‘niceing up’ the area with a selection of raw reggae and Dub tunes.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 5: Aburi Craft Village

    Stop At: Aburi, Aburi, Eastern Region
    Day 5- Today, you will try your hand at Wood Carving and Batik or Tie & Dye in the Eastern Region’s Aburi Craft Village. Aburi is located in the picturesque Akropong Hills of the Eastern Region, and is home to Rita Marley. Here you will do some wood carving and make local crafts at the carver's village; then you will move further up the hills to explore the stunning Aburi Botanical Gardens while grounds keepers explain the medicinal uses of these tropical plants. Talk with locals and learn the history of the area, including the Jamaican influence in education and religion. Then, spend an evening night-clubbing with local people, learning the latest moves and grooves, and making friends.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 6: Ghana's Cocoa Capital: Nswam

    Stop At: Nsawam, Nsawam, Eastern Region
    Day 6- Farmers rise early to work before the sun’s heat rises. But you will join our organic farming family for a day of local activities in their magic hideaway on the outskirts of the Cocoa Capital of Ghana, Nsawam. Here you will take part in the daily arts of subsistence Organic Farming, Creative Weaving and Traditional Cooking; then as the sun sets, you will join the chants in African Storytelling around the night’s bonfire.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 7: Guided Tour Of Accra

    Stop At: Accra, Accra, Greater Accra
    Day 7- On your final day of ‘Guided Touring’ you will visit a selection of Accra’s renowned art galleries, have an exclusive buffet lunch in a premier Hotel; before enjoying a unique tour of Accra at night, taking in the historic streets of Accra, through Jamestown and its surrounds, including the Independence Square, and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Gardens. This is when Accra really comes alive and there are many local spots for eating, drinking and dancing, and you might find yourself taking part in an evening of ‘Spoken Word’!
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 8: Optional Tour to Cape Coast

    Stop At: Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Central Region
    Day 8: Explore the spiritual culture of the Central Region-with its shrines, unique traditions and history. Return to the past and visit the slave dungeons of Cape Coast and Elmina Castle, overlooking the raging Atlantic seas. Join healing rituals and seek guidance from 'Seers'. A memorable and transformative experience.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 9: Community Volunteering/ Free Day

    Stop At: Pokoasi, Pokoasi, Greater Accra
    Day 9: This is a Free Day, for you to explore on your own, in your own time; following up on contacts or connections made during your stay, finishing your shopping, networking; or just relaxing and reflecting. You might finish recording your album, get inspiration to complete those sketches or just catch up on those late nights! Whatever you choose, this is your time to relax or explore solo, feel the vibes of Ghana, and plan your next visit..!
    Alternatively, jump into the heart of your host community and share your creative skills and passion as a volunteer at a local school or business: "Leave your footprints in the sands of time".
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    • Dinner: Plant-based, traditionally prepared meals.

    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.


    Day 10: Free Day

    Stop At: Accra, Accra, Greater Accra
    Day 10: This is a Free Day, for you to explore on your own, in your own time; following up on contacts or connections made during your stay, finishing your shopping, networking; or just relaxing and reflecting. You might finish recording your album, get inspiration to complete those sketches or just catch up on those late nights! Whatever you choose, this is your time to relax or explore solo, feel the vibes of Ghana, and plan your next visit..!
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Vegan/plant-based breakfasts prepared for your satisfaction by the capable hands of our vegan cafe.
    Accommodation included: Legassi Gardens, eco-chic apartments in Pokoasi, Ghana.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Kotoka Airport, Accra Ghana
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • 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
    • 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
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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

12

Organised by Legassi Gardens

Activity ID: V-146495P1

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