Ghana is going through a bit of a rebirth as a destination. Last year, The New York Times Magazine named Accra the coolest…
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Ghana is going through a bit of a rebirth as a destination. Last year, The New York Times Magazine named Accra the coolest city in Africa, each August thousands of creatives and artists flock there for Chale Wote, the biggest street art festival in West Africa. From afrobeat in the club to special events like The Garden Party, to one of the fastest growing festivals on the continent Afrochella, there is no shortage of things to do and vibes to find.
Day 1- Accra Historic Sites: You will visit the W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, the place where Dr. Dubois (an American academic and civil rights champion) spent the last two years of his life working on a Pan-African encyclopedia under the invitation the first Ghanaian president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
Next, you will visit Independence/Black Star Square and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, significant landmarks in the city which are of immense historical and cultural value. Lunch will be on your own in a local Ghanaian restaurant.
Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, Accra, Ghana on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf of Guinea. The first substantial fort was built by Denmark-Norway in the 1660s, though the castle has changed hands between Denmark-Norway, Portugal, the Akwamu, Britain, and finally post-Independence Ghana, and was rebuilt numerous times.
Day 2- Nature Tour: Aburi Botanical Gardens & Shai Hills Tour.
Today’s full day tour takes you to the Shai Hills Natural Reserve, one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the greater Accra Region. Here you’ll discover unique flora and fauna such as Guinea fowls, baboons and antelopes. Next stop is a 50KM drive to Aburi Botanical Gardens. You will be taken on a guided tour of this 64-hectare beauty. There’s plenty to see including the spectacular art work of the tree of life and the serenity of the palm lined avenue. Also learn about the medicinal properties of some of the trees and plants. Continue to Koforidua for the Boti waterfalls, hike up to the umbrella Rock and see the 3 heads palm tree nearby. Our final stop is at the beads market, bag a bargain on the finest quality beads.
Day 3 - Day off relaxation: Shopping & Beach
Visit The Arts Center and Makola market, one of Ghana's oldest open market where there is variety of products, West Hill Mall.
End the day relaxing on Bojo beach
- Hotel Pick Up
- Accommodation (minimum 3 Star or Similar)
- Light Lunch
- Bottled Water
- Entry Fees to locations and sites
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