Thrills in Ghana

1 - 9 Days
TYPOLOGIES

Multi Days

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DIFFICULTY

Medium

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MIN. AGE

3 Years

1600 $

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$1,600.00Add to cart

Thrills in Ghana offers exciting insights into some historical and adventurous sites and locations in Ghana while adding a touch of relaxation. We will visit some slave castles, climb the tallest mountain in Ghana, interact with monkeys and have the opportunity to swim in the highest waterfall in Ghana.

Itinerary

Tour Location: Multi Destinations.

Tour begins at agreed pick up point in Accra

Day1 – Accra

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Walking tour in the city depending on the time of arrival. Stay in Accra overnight.

Day2 – Eastern Region

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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.

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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.

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We will get to explore some cool hangout spots in Accra at night. Overnight stay in Accra.

Day3 – Cape Coast

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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. Overnight stay in Cape Coast.

Day4 – Cape Coast

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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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We will get to 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 to Axim. Overnight stay in Axim.explore some cool hangout spots in Tamale at night. The night life experience has to do with live activities that happen in the city at night, either in the neighborhood, streets or interesting locations that are fun to be at. Overnight stay in Tamale.

Day5 – Axim

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Nzulenzu is a village built on stilts located in the hearts of Beyin, a few kilometers away from Takoradi city. The people of Nzulezu live on a lake that links to the ocean along the coast. This tour site is very interesting as tourists get to learn the history and culture of the people living in that community, and experience their lifestyle through a walking tour.

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Boat ride at Beyin which leads us to Nzulenzu. This boat ride is about 15 to 20 minutes and has many beautiful natural sites to see while on the river. Overnight stay in Western Region.

Day6 – Axim to Accra

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Relaxation at the beach. You can also participate in some hotel activities like local games and sports activities. Drive back to Accra. Overnight stay in Accra.

Day7 – Volta Region

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Ghana is a great destination for bird watching with over 760 bird species and this is one of the amazing places for bird watching.One can encounter the local bird life at a comfortable pace. Shai Hills is a good site to see many species of birds and other insects. There are other animals like zebras, Ostrich and deer. There are many caves which used to serve as a home for many native centuries ago.

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Adomi Bridge is a very beautiful bridge located at Akosombo. It’s surrounded by a man-made Lake and islands. The Lake generates electricity for Ghana, Togo, Burkina Faso etc.

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It is a site for learning bead making and checking out already made beads displayed for purchase. Guests will get the opportunity to experience the process of bead making from start to finish. The night will be spent in a hotel in Volta Region.

Day8 – Volta Region

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It’s a beautiful tourist site in the Volta Region and the highest mountain in Ghana, welcoming over thousands of visitors around the world. It takes 40mins-2hours to climb the mountain but it depends on the individual.

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The Wli Falls is known to be the longest/highest waterfall in West Africa. The fall is locally known as Agumatsa waterfalls, which simply means “Allow Me to Flow ''. It is located approximately 280km from the capital city of Ghana, Accra.

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It is a forest and a habitat to over 700 Sacred Mona Monkeys population that live in a protected virgin forest which is in a ‘U’ shape form. Guests will get the opportunity to see the monkeys up close and feed them. These mona monkeys are very friendly and love to pose for pictures with guests. Drive back to Accra. Overnight stay in Accra.

Day9 – Accra

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At the beach, there will be a hangout which will include a buffet, bonfire, local boat ride as well as local games. Guests will also get to interact with locals and form new friendships and memories as this will be the last night in Ghana. Overnight stay in Accra.

Day10 – Accra

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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 center for Pan-African history and culture.

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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.

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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.

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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. The vast area, built under Kwame Nkrumah, is designed for huge events and military marches and commercial events such as concerts and fashion shows, which take place throughout the year. Departure after the activities on day 10.

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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