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9 days,Accra to Accra
DGGU

Witnessing the Ashanti Akwasidae festival, exploring Accra's National Museum and cultural highlights, visiting a monkey sanctuary, meeting African spiritual leaders, hiking in Kakum National Park, enjoying the beach at Anomabu, having a sober thought at Cape Coast.

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Get off the beaten track in southern Ghana while exploring traditions and villages as far removed from the western world as you can imagine. This 9-day adventure offers West Africa’s amazing landscape, spiritual traditions and immersive cultural encounters that few travellers get to experience. You'll encounter voodoo celebrations, former slave markets and the cultural festival of Akwasidae in Kumasi. Your expert CEO speaks some of the local dialects to bridge the language gap and ensure you come away with deep insight into this underexplored region of Africa.

What's Included

  • Accra city tour including National Museum vist, Bead makers workshop visit, Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary visit, Hike to and visit of Wli waterfalls, visit to with witches, Tongo Oracle visit, Village visits of the Gurunsi and Lobi people, Walking Safari in Mole Reserve, Visits to Larabanga Mosque Visit and Kintampo Waterfalls, Ashanti Akwasidae festival, Kumasi city tour, Kakum National Park guided forest and canopy walk. Elmina Castle visit, Accra craft market visit.
  • 8 Breakfasts. (Allow USD125-160 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (8 nts).
  • Minibus, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and driver throughout, cook, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10.

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Day 1 Accra

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Sogakope (1B)

Explore James Town, the National museum, and learn about the coffin-making tradition on a city tour in Accra. Our afternoon travels take us to the Volta River.

Day 3-4 Ho/Akossombo (2B)

Boat excursion in the estuary of Volta River, visit a voodoo ceremony, short hike to little-known Wili waterfalls, monkey sanctuary visit.

Day 5-6 Kumasi/Lake Bosomtwi (2B)

Visit an artisans workshop, learn about the importance of cocoa at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, explore Kumasi with a city tour, take in the sights and rhythms of the Akwasidae Cultural Festival, choose for a boat excursion on the lake.

Day 7-8 Axim/Anomabu (2B)

Visit Axim and Elmina Castles, fish markets, old slave centers, and enjoy the beach. We will meet many local people who work as cocoa and palm oil farmers and others who pan for gold.

Day 9 Accra (1B)

The tour ends in the mid-afternoon after a visit to the giant craft market in Accra.