Explore Africa - Ghana

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Tour Code: PTP 011 (Accra)

Accra. Ghana

Tour Code: PTP 011 (Accra)
Duration: 11hrs
Breakfast Start: 8:00am

Description:

This tour takes you through the Principal streets of Accra, the Capital city of Ghana, to the Nkrumah Memorial Park and Mausoleum named after the late Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana after British colonial rule. Next, the Center for National Culture (a few Blocks away), where a large variety of African handcrafts are displayed and sold, and the National Museum with its collection ranging from prehistoric archeological discoveries to colonial antiquities and exhibits of contemporary African arts. A drive to the Osu Castle, the home of the president of Ghana, and on the National Theater, the National Conference Center, and the independent Square site.
Lunch at Osu
After Lunch, the next stop will be the University of Ghana at Legon, a visit to Dubois Center for PanAfrican Culture.
Day is over by 7pm. Dinner at a fancy restaurant.

Tour Code: PTP 012 (Accra)

Accra Streets

Tour Code: PTP 012 (Accra)
Duration: 11hrs
Breakfast Start: 8:00am

Description:

Drive through the main streets of Accra, visit some Ghana department stores like Kinsway, UTC and others.Next will be the December 31st Mokola Market (the city's biggest trading market) where you experience a typical African market atmosphere. Tourists can shop for African clothes and food. After shopping at Mokola, we drive up to the George Padmore Research Library on African Affairs.

Lunch.
A drive on Graphic Road to the Kaneshie Market throught an industrial area. Sightseeing includes a variety a local and foreign manufacturers doing business in Ghana. Day over by 7pm. 

Dinner.

Tour Code: PTP 013 (Cape Coast/Elimina/Fort St. Jago)

Cape Coast Ghana

Tour Code: PTP 013 (Cape Coast / Elimina / Fort st. Jago)
Duration: 11hrs
Breakfast Start: 8:00am

Depart to Cape Coast through the splendid beaches lined with coconut trees and by the rural fishing towns. A stop at Otsew Jukwa for a historical and culture brief at a colorful traditional military shrine. Arrive at Cape Coast for a guided tour of the historic British castle, used in the eighteenth century as one of the centers for slave dungeons, slave chains, canon guns, cannon balls and much more. There are books available for sale at the castle.

Lunch at Cape Coast.
Our exploration continues to Elimina Castle and Fort St. Jago.  All the above shows the history of the slave trade and European trading companies along the shores of Africa from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries.

Tour Code: PTP 014 (Ashante)

Ashante Region Ghana

Tour Code: PTP 014 (Ashante)
Duration: 10hrs
Breakfast Start: 8:00am

Depart Accra for Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region, about 280 Km. Stop for refreshment at Koforidua. There will be another stop at Nkwakwa for a view of the Kwahu Mountains. Arrival at Kumasi by 1 p.m, check-in at one of the best hotels in Kumasi. 

Lunch.
Tour of Kumasi will start immediately after Lunch. A guided tour of Kumasi includes the Culture and Craft Center where experts design, carve and work on tradition Ashanti stools and the famous Kente fabric. Lots of African hand-made goods will be available for sale. A drive to the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, and the Okonfo Anokye Sword Site is included in the tour. You will view a sword said to have been driven into the ground by this traditional priest with such force that it has remained there for over two hundred years. Drive back to hotel. 

Dinner

Tour Code: PTP 015 (Ashante)

Ghana Kente Cloth

Tour Code: PTP 015 (Ashante)
Duration: 10hrs
Breakfast Start: 7:00am

Leave hotel for tour of Kumasi Forts and Armed Forces Museum. Drive down to Manhyia Palace for a tour of the Ashante king's residence. Tour of the Kumasi Central Market, known to be the largest in West Africa. Market women will welcome you in the friendliest fashion, ready to sell you any item you desire, from foods to crafts.

Lunch.
After lunch, a drive to Pankronu, town of Ahwiaa, the African traditional pottery, where the famous Ashante Stood and Fertility Dools are produced. Bonwire, home of the colorful world-famous Kente fabric, woven on traditional looms, will be the next town to see. Return to Kumasi.

Dinner.

PTP 016 (Ashante)

Obuasi Gold

Tour Code: PTP 016 (Ashante)
Duration: 11hrs
Breakfast Start: 7:00am

An hour drive to Obuasi for a guide tour of the Ashanti goldfield mines. This adventure shows how Gold is mined at one of the world's single richest Gold mines.

Lunch at Obuasi
After lunch, a drive to lake Bosomtwe. This is a lend-locked lake believed to have been formed by a failing meteorite. There will be a visit to any of the small towns, if time permits, before returning to Kumasi.

Dinner.

PTP 017 (Ashante)

KNUST

Visit the Kumasi University of Science and Technology . Enjoy a guided tour of the library, hotels, theaters, and halls.

Lunch at 1pm .

At 2pm Check out of hotel and Return to Accra.

PTP 018 (Aburi Botanical Gardens)

Aburi Botanical Gardens

Tour Code: PTP 018 (Aburi Botanical Gardens)
Duration: 11hrs
Breakfast Start: 7:00am

Drive to Aburi Botanical Gardens by the University of Ghana Legon and Abokobi (an historical settlement of the Basel German missionaries in the second half of the 19th century). At Aburi we will walk through the vast floral-rich botanical garden. Time for shopping for African handicraft at the African gifts shops in Aburi.

Lunch

After lunch the tour proceeds to larteh, the Akonedi Shrine, a famous psychic and herbal healing center, and watch a traditional fetish cere- mony performed after a culture brief. Return to Accra.

Dinner at 6:30p.m

Tour Code: PTP 019 (New Tafo/Boti Falls)

Boti Falls, Ghana

Tour Code: PTP 019 (New Tafo/Boti Falls)
Duration: 10 hrs
Breakfast Start: 8:00am

Arriving up north of Accra to the Eastern Region about 60km, we will arrive at New Tafo. You will be provided an expert tour of the Cocoa Research Institute where you will enjoy a tour through a model cocoa farm. Cocoa is Ghana's chief export.

Lunch at Koforidua the Capital of the region.

Drive up to the Boti Falls and arrive about 1pm. Boti Falls is a seasonal waterfall in the forest reserve at Huhunya. There is an additional attraction of viewing the wonder "Umbrella Rock) and a palm tree with three fruit-bearing stems.

Return to Accra Dinner.

PTP 020 (Akosombo Dam)

Akosombo Dam

Tour Code: PTP 020 (Akosombo Dam)
Duration: 10hrs
Breakfast Start: 8:00am

Depart Accra for Akosombo, north of Accra, for a conducted tour of the hydro-electric dam on Volta Lake, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world covering an area of 80502 sq. km. With capacity of 148 ml of water.

Lunch.

You will enjoy a panoramic view of the dam and fishing activities on the lake. Cruise on the Volta Lake to Dodi Island.

Return to Accra. Dinner.

Tour code: PTP 021 (Winneba/Kokrobite Resort)

Kokrobite Resort

Tour code: PTP 021 (Winneba/Kokrobite Resort)
Duration: 10hrs
Breakfast Start: 7:00am

Drive to Winneba, about 54 km from Accra, arriving at 8 am - just in time to see the local fishermen land their catch. Winneba is a popular breezy seaside resort. Observe how the caught fish is shared and marketed. There will also be fishermen on hand repairing their nets who will teach you their fishing techniques.

Lunch at Winneba.

After Lunch leave for Kokrobite. Academy of Africa Music and Arts, and enjoy an afternoon of African drumming and dancing performed by a resident cultural troupe.

Return to Accra. Dinner.

Tour Code: PTP 022 (Larbadi Pleasure Beach)

Labadi Pleasure Beach

Tour Code: PTP 022 (Larbadi Pleasure Beach)
Duration: 6hrs
Breakfast Start: 8:00am

This is a day of relaxation. The Labardi Pleasure Beach is a clean and beautiful beach; it provides you with a white sandy shore and clean blue waters. There is nothing like lying on the sunny beach (temp. 100) and enjoying the cool sea breeze with African music in the background after a long 14-day Tour. Attractions include all water sports, swimming, Tug-of-war, beach volley, soccer and much more. There are snacks available for sale at the beach.

Lunch at 2pm.

Return to hotel for fight preparation.

Board tour bus at 5pm for the airport.

 

 

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Prestige Tour and Travel Promotions Inc. was established in 1991 to increase the number of people interested in visiting Ghana. Since then, we have expanded our itinerary to include Cote D'Ivoire, Nigeria, South Africa and other African countries. We have also included trips to Asia and Europe. Our tour and travel packages are not just vacations. Our packages include educational activities, fact-finding, ancestry-tracing, and many wonderful discoveries.

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