Our all-inclusive introductory tour package to Ghana affords the traveler an opportunity to learn about Ghana's pioneering role in the continental efforts to gain Independence from colonial rule and the current practice of democratic governance.
Your drive north towards Kumasi, in the Ashanti region takes you through the agrarian belt of the country where cocoa farms are located. Visits to the Kumasi Cultural Center and the Kente, Adinkra and Wood Carving craft villages will offer great shopping opportunities.
The tour ends with an emotional visit to the Slave Dungeons of the colonial European forts and castles located in Cape Coast and Elmina; and experiencing the exhilarating heights from the Canopy Walk at Kakum National Park.
Cost per person: $3,700.00
Departure: October 10th, 2013
Duration: 11 days & 8.5 nights
Airport: JFK International
Airline: Delta Airlines
Cost per person: $2,999.99
Departure: October 4th, 2012
Duration: 10 days & 7.5 nights
Airport: Dulles International Washington, DC
Airline: United Airlines
The Synopsis Eco-tourism package's unique experiences include a visit to the Aburi Boatanical Gardens located in the Eastern region. This visit, coupled with a visit to Kakum National Park, provides insights into Ghana's diverse Flora.
A day of relaxation at Bojo Beach Resort, a tropical beach resort located on the western outskirts of Accra will allow you to dip your toes in the Atlantic Ocean and have fun egaging in water recreational sports.
The all inclusive tour package gives an overview of the evolution of Pan Africanism through visits to Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and the W. E. B. du Bois Center. Road trips to Kumasi, the center of Ashanti history and culture; and to Cape Coast and Elmina for visits to the coastal Slave Castles rounds off your activity filled tour to Ghana.
Ghana, a country located on the West Coast of Africa is currently heralded as a beacon of democratic governance, press freedom and double digit economic growth rates due to the discovery of Oil in commercial quantities offshore. The recent transformation of one of West Africa’s popular tourist destination into a burgeoning business and investment center has resulted in the development of new Hotels, Cultural Institutions, Restaurants, Boutiques and Art Galleries. Accra, the capital city has taken on a more cosmopolitan appeal.
The tour package includes the traditional offerings; review of Ghana’s Pan African history, the pomp and pageantry of Ashanti Culture and visit to the European Slave Castles in Cape Coast. What makes it different are visits to the leading Fine Art Galleries in Ghana for viewing and purchase of paintings and sculptures created by leading artists, including Betty Acquah, Ablade Glover and Larry Otoo. Leisure activities include onsite Casinos at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra and the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi.