Two Days City Sightseeing

This tour takes you through the unique experience derived from various plants. This tour has been arranged to give travelers a local experience that connects them to the Ghanaian culture and people. It also educates travelers on the lives of important people like Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and WEB Dubois. Travelers also get the chance to try some Ghanaian local dishes.

per adult from

$246

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Airport Pick Ups
    • Breakfast and Dinner
    • Local Transportation
    • Entrance fees to tour sites & Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - W.E.B. DuBois Center
    • Entry/Admission - Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
    • Entry/Admission - Independence Square
    • Entry/Admission - Center for National Culture
    • Entry/Admission - Aburi Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Tetteh Quashie Cocoa Farm
    What's excluded :
    • Travel Insurance
    • Accomodation

  • Day 1: Accra

    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: 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: 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.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    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: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Eastern Region

    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 of 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

    Stop At: Tetteh Quashie Cocoa Farm, Mampon, 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

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Senyo Global Solutions, No. 38 Ayaben St, Adenta Municipality, 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
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 over 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-172863P19

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