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Day 1

ACCRA | AFRICAN METROPOLIS

You are met on arrival at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra the capital city of Ghana and transferred to your hotel.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 2

ELMINA |HISTORIC SLAVE TRADE CASTLE | KAKUM NATIONAL PARK |STINGLING BEES

In the morning, a visit to the Elmina Castle, the oldest European building in Africa, erected by the Portuguese in the XV century. At different times the castle has been used as a warehouse to trade gold, ivory and, eventually, slaves. The castle we visit today is the result of successive extension works and is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Outside the castle, a wonderful fishing village with lots of large colorful fishing boats – every day these canoes are guided by skilled fishermen across strong ocean waves and currents, “fighting” to earn a living.

The alleys in the old town have a lively atmosphere, going back to a time when Elmina was a wild colonial town.

* KAKUM NATIONAL PARK

A visit to the Kakum National Park, Ghana’s most famous parks. Take a brief walking tour on the forest floor where you will learn how our ancestors lived in the forest. See birds, butterflies, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the forests over 40 species of mammals including monkeys and the reclusive forest elephant. Proceed to the canopy walk. Kakum is home to Africa’s only aerial walkway through the tree canopy, a 1000 foot long and seven-bridge walkway with viewing platforms that reach heights of over 150 feet above the ground.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 3

CAPE COAST CASTLE | PUSOBAN SHRINES | WEST AFRICAN HISTORICAL MUSEUM

A visit to the Cape Coast Castle is one of about forty "slave castles", or large commercial forts, built on the Gold Coast of West Africa (now Ghana) by European traders. It was originally built by the Swedes for trade in timber and gold. We then tour the wonderful West African Historical museum for history.

One unique tourist structure that presents a deep aspect of the culture of Ghana is the shrine of some traditional areas or ethnic groups in the society. There are countless shrines across the countries. Basically there are more than 1,000 shrines in the country and is it believed that every region's ethnic group has a shrine for the family as well as the societal shrine. We explore the Pusoban Shrines. These are shrines built in honor of soldiers who fought for the town and these shrines are very popular among the Fantis.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 4 & 5

CAPE COAST | BUSUA BEACH RESORT | SEKONDI/TAKORADI CITY TOUR

Early in the morning, we depart Cape Coast to Busua in the Western region. Spend 2 days in and around Busua, one of Ghana's most beautiful, wide beaches Swimming and surfing, hike or bike to Fort Metal Cross in Dixcove, local crafts , jet ski in the ocean, kayak to Abokwa Island or charter a motorboat Visit nearby Butre and hike to Fort Batenstein, hidden in tropical overgrowth. Also, take a tour of the twin city Sekondi-Takoradi exploring colonial architectures.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 6

BUSUA | AXIM

Spend the day floating in the calm bay, taking a casual welcome community walk or bike ride through the townships, where you can engage in spontaneous interactions with the local Nzema tribe. Portuguese kind of Architectural and houses built in the colonial time.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 7

AXIM | FORT SAN ANTONIO | BOBOWASI ISLAND

Tour Bobowasi Island and the lighthouse run by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority. Then climb to the top of the lighthouse, you will discover a fantastic view of the countryside, long stretches of sandy beach, and the exuberance of Axim township. Afterwards, you may have a picnic on the island’s beautifully landscaped grounds.

Join experienced local fishermen on their sea fishing expeditions in wooden dugout canoes with outboard motors. The fishermen go to sea every day except Tuesday (when tradition forbids them from doing so). End your day by eating a meal on the beach, made from the catch of the day.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 8

ANASKAS RESOURCES RESERVE | THE BAMBOO CATHEDRAL | AMAMSURI SWAMP FOREST | NZULEZU VILLAGE ON SILT

A drive to the Ankasa Resource Reserve. Take a nature hike to the Bamboo Cathedral, then on to Beyin, where you will take a boat ride through the beautiful wetlands of the Amamsuri, the largest swamp forest in Ghana. Arrive at Beyin and visit the Nzuelzo Village on stilts. Greet the chief and take your tour of this amazing architecture. Continue to Fort Apollonia which houses the Museum of Nzema Culture and History, then back to Axim and your resort.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 9

KUMASI | FREE DAY | LAKE BOSOMTWE | PARADISE RESORT | HORSE EXPERDITION | KAYAKING

Eco-friendly horse-back riding and Kayak exxperience at the Green Ranch is a wonderful and amazing adventure at Lake Bosomtwe.The Green Ranch provide an experience like none other in Ghana or even West Africa for that matter, specializing in providing horseback riding expeditions in the lush area around this unique meteorite lake. The Ashanti consider Bosomtwe a sacred lake, according to traditional belief, the souls of the dead come here to bid farewell to the god Asase Ya. There are twenty-two (22) villages sorrounding the lake and at Green Ranch you will have you the opportunity of riding horse across all the twenty-two villages and if not possible you choose from a want. Is a huge and wonderful experience as you ride horse around twenty-two villages. You can't afford to miss this. Take a chance.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 10

KUMASI | OBUASI MINES | OBUASI TOWNSHIP TOUR

A visit to the Obuasi Gold Mine Company.Obuasi Gold Mine is an open-pit and underground gold mine situated near Obuasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It is one of the top-9 largest gold mines on Earth. Gold mining began at Obuasi Gold Mine more than 112 years ago, in 1897 when it was originally known as the Ashanti Mine.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 11

KUMASI | ASHANTI

Upon arrival in Kumasi, the historical and spiritual capital of the old Ashanti Kingdom. The Ashanti people were one of the most powerful nations in Africa until the end of the XIX century, when the British annexed Ashanti Country to their Gold Coast colony. The tribute paid today to the Asantehene (=King) is the best evidence of their past splendour and strength. With nearly one million inhabitants, Kumasi is a sprawling city with a fantastic central market, one of the biggest in Africa. Every type of Ashanti craft (leather goods, pottery, Kente cloth) is found here, along with just about every kind of tropical fruit and vegetable.

A walk down the central market.The Kumasi Central Market (also known as Kejetia Market) is an open-air market in the city of Kumasi the capital of Ashanti. Kumasi Central Market is Kumasi's, Ashanti's, and Ashantiland Peninsula's, West Africa's and Continental Africa's largest open air markets.
Visiting the Cultural Centre, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and Okomfo Anokye Sword Site.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 12

KUMASI | GOLDEN KINGDOM

In the morning, Kumasi wakes up slowly and the streets of the city, very busy, become like a charming and interesting stage to any curious traveller. We will explore

We also will visit the Royal Palace Museum – hosting a unique collection of gold jewels worn by the Ashanti court – and a few nearby villages called Bonwire specialised in weaving the ancient traditional Kente cloth, praised by the socially important people and used to make special ceremonial stools.

The woodcarving village of Ahwiaa, known for the talented craftsmen who fashion royal stools, walking sticks and fertility dolls from wood.
Next visit the Village of Ntonso where artisan’s hand-stamp patterns on cotton cloth to make Adinkra textiles. You will learn how the black dye is made from the bark of trees.

Next visit the village of Bonwire, where the famous Kente cloth is handmade on looms in a time-honored tradition passed down through generations. You will see the Kente weavers in process of creating Kente cloth in various styles, and have the opportunity to try your hand at weaving.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 13

KUMASI | BOABENG FIEMAH MONKEYS SANCTUARY | KINTANPO WATERFALL

We depart to Techiman where We visit the lovely Kintampo Waterfalls to admire the waters of the Pumpu River fall from a height of 70 meters.

We visit the Boabeng Fiemah Monkeys Sanctuary, Here this monkeys sanctuary has no fences, the monkeys are here because they want to be. There are two types the Black and White (Geoffroy's) Colobus, and smaller Campbell's Mona. The Colobus live high up in the trees eating just leaves while the Monas are at lower heights, eating a wide variety of food, including that brought by visitors. These monkeys travel in troupes of 15-50, come down to take food like bread and bananas from the hands of visitors. There are said to be around 900 Monas and 700 Colobus monkeys, that form 24 troupes within the sanctuary area.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 14

ACCRA | DEPARTURE

In the morning we drive back to Accra the capital. Transfer you to the airport for departure.

* Meeting and Assistance upon arrival and departure
* Round-Trip airport/Hotel Transfers
* Hotel Accommodation
* Private vehicles/Mini Van
* Accommodation double occupancy basic to mid range
* An experienced tour guide
* Admission to listed sites and events
* Meals indicated by Breakfast, Dinner
* Free Customized African Bracelet (Name)
* Free Dashiki (Color Optional)

* Cost of Visa
* Airfare
* Meals not Listed
* Travel Insurance
* Items of Personal Nature
* Drinks not listed
* Tips
* Vaccines

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