Cape Coast in Two Days

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TYPOLOGIES

Two Days Tour

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DIFFICULTY

Low

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MIN. AGE

3 Years

240 $

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$240.00Add to cart

This tour takes us through some of the most famous fishing communities in Ghana. In these towns we will visit the slave castles of which the Elmina castle is the biggest in Sub Saharan Africa. It also involves outdoor adventures through the Kakum Forest. This tour is also an opportunity for people to learn more about our political history and slavery in Ghana.

Itinerary

Tour Location: Cape Coast, Central Region.

Tour begins at agreed pick up point in Accra

Day 1

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Assin Manso Slave Camp is a pure historical site where tourists are briefed on the slaves who were taken through the camp for their last bath and later to be auctioned before they were taken to the slave forts. Slaves who were not selected were sometimes shot dead and buried in a hole together. This is a sacred site where people believe the spirits of many ancestors reside and can be felt.

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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. The Cape Coast Castle has served as the West African headquarters of the president of the Committee of Merchants; the seat of the British governor; and a school. It is open to the public and is currently a historical museum with Ghanaian arts and crafts gift shop, and it is the regional headquarters of Ghana Museums and Monuments Board. The night will be spent in a hotel in Cape Coast

Day 2

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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.

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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. Today Elmina Castle is a popular historical destination for tourists seeking to connect with their heritage and a powerful reminder of the history of the slave trade. The castle is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage. Drive back to Accra and Drop off. The tour ends after drop off.

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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