Thrills in Ghana

This is a tour that will excite adventure lovers and show them a different side of the country. It will expose travelers to the natural environment and its occupants and most importantly, it will be a very fun trip touring communities and experiencing their culture and beliefs.

per adult from

$2,283

NZD

Duration

10 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Breakfast
    • 10x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • 9 nights’ accommodation
    • Airport transfers
    • Local Transportation
    • All attraction and activity fees
    • Entry/Admission - Aburi Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Ancestral Slave River Park
    • Entry/Admission - Cape Coast Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Kakum National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Elmina Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Nzulezo Stilt Village Tour
    • Entry/Admission - Shai Hills Resource Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Afadjato (Mount Afadjato)
    • Entry/Admission - Wli Waterfalls
    • Entry/Admission - Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary And Cultural Village
    • Entry/Admission - Bojo Beach
    • Entry/Admission - W.E.B. DuBois Center
    • Entry/Admission - Independence Square
    • Entry/Admission - Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
    • Entry/Admission - Center for National Culture
    What's excluded :
    • Flight
    • Travel Insurance
    • Visa fees and Immunizations

  • Day 1: Arrival in Accra

    Stop At: Accra, Accra, Greater Accra
    Walking tour in the city depending on the time of arrival

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Accra.

    Day 2: Eastern Region

    Stop At: Tetteh Quarshie Avenue, Tetteh Quarshie Ave, Accra, Ghana
    Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm is located at Akuapem Mampong, in the Eastern part of Ghana. Tourists get to experience a demonstration of the actual planting of cocoa seeds, the processes undertaken by the farmer, the harvesting and drying of the seeds and pods. The tour guide walks tourists through the farm whiles pondering on the various stages of cocoa processing into raw cocoa powder to the stage from which the Ghanaian and other industries manufacture the world’s favourite chocolates, ice creams and many other chocolate products.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Aburi Botanical Gardens, Aburi 32km (20mi) north of Accra, Accra Ghana
    Aburi garden is a very beautiful and popular destination found on the hills of Aburi in the Eastern part of Ghana, a few kilometers away from the main city, Accra. The garden is made up of hundreds of plants which have a lot of medicinal uses, some which are used to cure many illnesses. They are used to make different spices and are also used for beautification purposes. There is also a carved tree which looks like a real dead tree which represents the struggles of life. Most of the trees were planted by some colonial masters, and other important person leaders around Africa.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Accra .

    Day 3: Cape Coast

    Stop At: Ancestral Slave River Park, Assin Manso Ghana
    Assin Manso Slave Camp and River is a site used for slave auction during the transatlantic slave trade five hundred years ago. Slaves were kept in the camp for abusing and sale purposes, and for them to take their last bath before they were matched to the slave castles along the coast.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast Ghana
    Cape Coast Castle is one of the largest of the castles built by European powers in today Ghana. It began as a trade lodge constructed by the Portuguese in 1555 on a part of the Gold Coast, which later became known as the Cape Coast. In 1653, following Sweden’s conquest of the Cape Coast, the Swedish Africa Company constructed a permanent wooden fortress for trade in timber and gold. A decade later, the fort was reconstructed in stone when the Danes seized power from the Swedish. The fort then passed through the hands of many foreign powers.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Cape Coast.

    Day 4: Cape Coast

    Stop At: Kakum National Park, Cape Coast Ghana
    The Kakum National Park was established in 1932. Kakum National Park is a home for lovers of nature. The Park is made up of mostly undisturbed virgin rainforest and is one of the famous national parks in Ghana. It protects plant and animal treasures of the African tropical forest. Trails provide self-guided day hiking opportunities where you may sight some of the over 200 bird species represented: the parrot, bee-eaters, blue plantain-eaters, hornbills, and kingfishers. The dense vegetation provides cover for globally endangered species such as the forest elephant and bongo - the largest forest antelope, as well as various types of monkeys.The Canopy Walkway, suspended 30 meters above the ground, provides a treetop view of the beautiful forest.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Elmina Castle, Elmina Ghana
    Elmina Castle was established by Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine) in Elmina, Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast). Elmina and Elmina Castle was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara. It was first established as a trade settlement but later became one of the most important stops on the route of the Atlantic slave trade.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Drive to Axim. Overnight stay in Axim.

    Day 5: Axim

    Stop At: Nzulezo Stilt Village Tour, 1 Beyin Road, Beyin Ghana
    Nzulenzu is a village built on stilts located in the hearts of Beyin, a few kilometers away from Takoradi city. The people of Nzulezu live on a lake that links to the ocean along the coast. This tour site is very interesting as tourists get to learn the history and culture of the people living in that community, and experience their lifestyle through a walking tour.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Beyin, Beyin, Western Region
    Beyin Boat ride is an experience for tourists to have a complete feel of the local boat ride in the western part of Ghana. the boat ride leads to the Nzulenzu Village built on stilts.ment for relaxing and rehab.
    Duration: 1 minute

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Axim.

    Day 6: Axim

    Stop At: Axim, Axim, Western Region
    Relaxation at the beach
    Drive Back to Accra

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Accra.

    Day 7: Volta Region

    Stop At: Shai Hills Resource Reserve, Akosombo-Tema Rd Ghana
    Shai Hills is a good site to see many species of birds and other insects. There are other animals like Zebra, Ostrich and deer. There are many caves which used to serve as a home for many native centuries ago.

    Cedi Bead Factory will be the next destination right after Shai Hills Resource Reserve. It is a site for learning bead making and checking out already made beads displayed for purchase.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Adomi Bridge, Ghana
    Adomi Bridge is a very beautiful bridge located at Akosombo. Its surrounded by a man-made Lake and islands. The Lake generates electricity for Ghana, Togo, Burkina Faso etc.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Hohoe .

    Day 8: Volta Region

    Stop At: Afadjato (Mount Afadjato), Ghana
    It’s a beautiful tourist site in the Volta Region and the highest mountain in Ghana, welcoming over thousands of visitors around the world. It takes 1-2 hours to climb the mountain but also depends on the individual. We will go mountain climbing and enjoy the view of nature from the mountain top.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Wli Waterfalls, Hohoe Ghana
    The Wli Falls is known to be the longest/highest water fall in West Africa. The fall is locally known as Agumatsa waterfalls, which simply means “Allow Me to Flow”.it is located approximately 280km from the capital city of Ghana, Accra. Individuals who would like to swim in the fall can do so.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary And Cultural Village, Tafi Atome Ghana
    It is a forest and a habitat to over 700 Sacred Mona Monkeys population that live in a protection virgin forest which is in a ‘U’ shape form. Travelers get to learn about the monkeys and also feed them. It is an interesting town observing the co-habitation of people and monkeys.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Drive back to Accra. Overnight stay in Accra.


    Day 9: Greater Accra Region

    Stop At: Bojo Beach, Accra Ghana
    Biking.
    Relaxation at the Beach.
    Horse riding on the beach.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: The night will be spent in a hotel in Accra.

    Day 10: Greater Accra Region

    Stop At: W.E.B. DuBois Center, 1 Circular Road, Cantonments just few meters from the US Embassy and close to Ghana International School, Accra Ghana
    The center is named after William Edward Burghardt Du Bois who was an African-American civil rights activist and later became a citizen of Ghana in the 1960s. He is often known as the ‘Father of Pan-Africanism’. The centre is where he once lived with his wife and where they are now buried. It houses his personal library, a small museum with a handful of personal effects such as his graduation robes. The mausoleum is surrounded by Asante stools, a seminar room, a restaurant, a gallery, an amphitheater and a research centre for Pan-African history and culture.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Independence Square, Accra Ghana
    Kwame Nkrumah commissioned the Independence Square, also known as Black Star Square, to honour the visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Independence Square is a vast, empty expanse of concrete overlooked by spectator stands which can seat about 30,000 people. The Independence Arch was an inspiration to other African countries vying for independence and the Flame of African Liberation. The roundabout before the square contains in the center, the Black Star Gate also known as the Black Star Monument which was built in 1961.
    The vast area, built under Kwame Nkrumah, is designed for huge events and military marches and commercial events such as concerts and fashion shows, which take place throughout the year.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, High St., Accra Ghana
    Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum is also known as the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. It is the last resting place of the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. This museum is dedicated to him to honour his dedication in liberating Ghana, formally known as Gold Coast, from colonial rule.
    The Museum houses the personal effects and publications of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and pictures showing his life history with some of the most famous people of his time.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Center for National Culture, 28th February Rd Near Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra Ghana
    The Centre for National Culture crafts market can also be simply known as the Arts Center. There are so many different stalls selling different varieties of Ghanaian inspired arts and crafts and this is one of the cool places to shop in Accra. There is so much to see and buy from woven Kente cloth, wooden sculptures to earrings and other fashion accessories matched with the latest in African Attire fashion from all over Ghana.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Departure after the activities on day 10.
  • Departure Point :
    Accra, Ghana
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from agreed pick up pointsAirports
    • Kotoka Airport, Accra Ghana
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/4/2019 - 1/1/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • 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
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • 1. We have temporarily banned hugs and handshakes throughout tourists' stay in Ghana. 2. All meals will be eaten at a neat restaurant where social distancing is applicable. 3. We pay serious attention to social distancing and avoid crowded space.
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Pro Tour Africa

Activity ID: V-172863P25

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