Day 1: Welcome to Ghana. Welcome, Akwaaba! Welcome to Accra, capital of Ghana. Transfer to the African Royal Beach Hotel (3***).
Day 2: Accra, the captial of Ghana. After breakfast we will set off to discover Ghana’s capital Accra, a busy city with its own distinctive style. Among our stations: DuBois House, National Museum, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial, plus a brief visit to Makola market, Accra’s commerical heart. Our relaxation program for the afternoon begins at the pool or you may visit Labadi Beach.
Day 3: A journey to Akwapim Mountain. We will leave Accra and drive to the scenic Botanical Gardens of Aburi. After an extended tour and lunch, we will take a ride on the Akwapim Ridge, on the footsteps of the co-founder of the Ashanti Kingdom - Okomfo Anokye. Return to African Royal Beach Hotel.
Day 4: On excursion. Our trip today is to Akosombo for a visit to the imposing dam site. We will crown the day with a cruise on the world's largest man-made lake. In the evening return to Accra, African Royal Beach Hotel.
Day 5: A sensational Canopy Walk. Early tour to visit two famous UNESCO Heritage Sites: the Slave Castel of Elmina and Cape Coast. We will then continue our excursion to Kakum National Park for our first encounter with the tropical jungle. Following a sensational walk from tree to tree we will end the day with a sun downer at Coconut Grove Hotel (3***)
Day 6: A Beach day. It is time to relax. After breakfast, we will take the opportunity to enjoy the warm Atlantic on the palm-fringed beach at Brenu-Akyinim, close by Elmina. In the late afternoon, we will continue our tour to Takoradi, Ghana’s third largest city, and from there to the romatic Busua Beach Resort (3***).
Day 7: The party continues. We will relax in Busua and visit Fort Metal Cross in neighbouring Dixcove. Overnight at Busua Beach Resort.
Day 8: Village on Stilts. Our whole day tour today will take us to Beyin and from there by canoe to Nzulezo to experience life in a village on stilts. In the evening return to Busua Beach Resort.
Day 9: On the road. Departure from Busua to Obuasi, the city with one of the worlds richest goldmines. Lunch and rooms at Coconut Grove Lodge (3***).
Day 10: Underground by car. Early morning underground tour of the Obuasi mines. Believe it or not, we will enter the mine by car and drive 800 meters into the mine! After lunch, we will travel to Kumasi, the Ashanti capital. Lodging at the Rexmar Hotel (3***).
Day 11: In the Garden City. Sightseeing in downtown Kumasi: visits to the Manhyia Palace, Cultural Centre, Central Market. In the afternoon we will drive to Abonu to picknick on the holy Lake Bosumtwi. Barbeque on the banks of the lake. In the evening return to Rexmar Hotel in Kumasi.
Day 12: Cacoa, the golden pod. We will set of in the afternoon for the haul to Tafo to visit the Cocoa Research Institute. After seeing the plantation and the Research Station, we will drive through the hilly landscape to Accra. Overnight in African Royal Beach Hotel.
Day 13: Time to relax. The day will be for relaxtion at the pool or you can go to the lively Labadi Beach.
Day 14: The countdown begins. Today is our last full day in Accra. We will laze through Accra to buy souvenirs at the Arts Centre. In the evening transfer to the airport for check in.
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