A Day in Kumasi

TYPOLOGIES

Day Tours

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DIFFICULTY

Low

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MIN. AGE

3 Years

300 $

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$300.00Add to cart

Kumasi is one of the popular cities in Ghana. This city has a rich cultural heritage that has been preserved for so long over the years. We will learn about the history of the people of Ashanti to understand some of the significance of their beliefs. By visiting the Manhyia Palace, one of the oldest monarchies to exist in ancient Ghana, we will learn about how Kings used politics to rule in their kingdoms. We will also see some historical and cultural artefacts and their relevance to the existence of the Ashanti Kingdom.

Itinerary

Tour Location: Ashanti Region

Tour begins at agreed pick up point in Accra

Day 1

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It is a village located in Juaben, Kumasi. This is where the popular Ghanaian local cloth “kente” originated from. It is also one of the leading kente weaving locations in Ghana. Kente is a local cloth made up of different patterns, colours and designs which is worn on special occasions like festivals, weddings, naming ceremonies as well as enstoolment of kings, queens and chiefs. Guests will be taught how to weave the local kente cloth and also learn some pattern designs and their significance.

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Manhyia palace is the home of the King of Asante. It is a palace that upholds the heritage and values of centuries of Ashante culture. It is the administrative headquarters of the “Asante Kingdom”. The palace holds history of the Ashantes since before the arrival of the British in the Gold Coast during colonial rule till date.

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Okomfo Anokye Sword Site is a sacred site to the people of Asante. It is the site where Okomfo Anokye, a high priest in Ghana planted an unmovable sword known as “the sword of unity and strength” to aid in uniting Akans in Ghana. Till now, there are no records of the sword being removed by visitors and nationals.

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This museum is popularly known as Kumasi National and Cultural Center is a national workshop for crafts, art performances and a museum. The museum was established by Nana Prempeh II and is well noted for portraying Asante culture and history. At the museum, visitors learn about the lifestyle and beliefs of the Ashantes.

Travel safe during COVID-19

A note from ProTour Africa
What you can expect during your visit:
• Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
• Guides required to regularly wash hands
• Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
• Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
• Face masks required for guides in public areas
• Face masks required for travelers in public areas
• Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
• Face masks provided for traveler

Package specifications

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Services NOT included

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