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YEAR OF RETURN GHANA 2019 TOUR

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    DAY 1 | ARRIVAL

    Arrival in Ghana and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Accra

    DAY 2 | ACCRA CITY TOUR

    Visit the memorial site of Ghana’s first president and the African of the 20th century, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the W.E.B. Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture and enjoy a shopping spree at the largest arts and craft bazaar at the Arts Centre. Explore some landmarks along. Overnight in Accra

    DAY 3 | ACCRA/KOFORIDUA

    Depart Accra for Koforidua. Visit the Aburi Botanical Garden en route. Other places of visit will include the Aburi Craft village and the Boti waterfalls, the umbrella rock and the three headed palm tree.Overnight in Koforidua.

    DAY 4 | KOFORIDUA/KUMASI

    Departing Koforidua, the group will visit the traditional building and shrine of Ashanti at Ejisu Besease. Further tours will include visits to Bonwire renowned for being the originating place of the world famous kente woven textile, Ntonso which is popular for the Adinkra traditional textile and Awhiaa Township for woodcarving. Overnight in Kumasi.

    DAY 5 | KUMASI CITY TOUR

    Visit the Okomfo Anokye Sword site, Prempeh II Museum, the Manhyia Palace which has served as the seat of the Ashanti monarchy since 1924 and the Military Museum. The largest open market in West Africa Kejetia spanning 12 hectares will be yours to explore as well on foot. Overnight in Kumasi.

    DAY 6 | KUMASI/ELMINA

    Depart Kumasi for Elmina via the Assin Manso Slave River site where the enslaved Africans had their last bath in African waters before continuing to the castles in wait for the Trans-Atlantic journey. Also visit the Elmina Castle on arrival. The Ft. St. Georges is the oldest European building in Sub-Sahara Africa and one of the largest slave dungeons in the world built by the Portuguese in 1482. Overnight in Elmina.

    DAY 7 | ELMINA

    Visit the Kakum National Park which is a virgin forest spanning 357km2. The Cape Coast Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site built by the British in 1665 will also be toured before retiring for the day.Overnight in Elmina.

    DAY 8 | ELMINA/ACCRA/DEPARTURE

    You will be transferred to Accra for departure.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel or residence
    Departure Time
    Based on your flight time
    Duration
    8 days
    Return Details
    Hotel or residence
    Inclusions
    • 7 nights accommodation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Breakfast
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required. Sharing in a twin room
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was a fantastic and well organised tour! Kelvin, my tour guide, was professional and knowledgable. The highlights were Cape Coast Castle and Kakum Bridges.
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    Response from Experience691271, Guest Relations Manager at YEAR OF RETURN GHANA 2019 TOUR
    Responded 30 Jun 2019
    Many thanks for taking the time to review us. Best regards.
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    • Duration: 8 days
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