Struggling to narrow down which Caribbean island should be the location of your next great adventure?
Let me help you kick it off. Start by making a list of the things you want out of your vacation.
This is the quickest way to eliminate some of your endless options because not every destination and resort will tick all of the boxes for you.
Your next adventure can start with us in Ghana which has flown under the radar of many tourists. The rich culture offers attractive beaches, historically-rich cities, and verdant jungles. Don’t miss out on visiting the motherland with us in 2024, we have put together 8 supreme excursions that you don’t want to bypass this opportunity.
Let’s plunge in:
1. Accra Tour – Visit A Traditional African Market
Experience the city’s highlights and travel through the administrative
and economic districts of Accra. Also, see the Artiste Alliance Gallery, the W.E.B. DuBois Center for Pan African Culture, the University of Ghana, the
Independence Black Star Square, and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.
Learn about important events in Ghana’s history and the country’s
first president who helped lead Ghana to independence.
2. Canopy Walk and Kakum Rain Forest
Drive through the historic Denkyira Kingdom to Kakum National Park, one of West Africa’s surviving tropical rain forests. Choose between a 2 km nature walk
through the rain forest to discover the wide variety of exotic flora and fauna species andthe medicinal values they offer or take a walk on the canopy walkway
hanging 40 meters above the forest ground.
3. Slave Dungeon Experience
Embark on a tour of the infamous Forts, Castles, and Slave Dungeons of Ghana.
History will unfold the story of the slave trade which the impact is still felt beyond the
shores of Africa today. Visit the Cape Coast Castle built by the Swedes in 1653 and
waslater taken over by the British. Here, you would learn about the relationship between theWestern slave traders and the African tribes that made the trans Atlantic slave trade
possible. It is an opportunity to be up and close with history to stand in the dark and
stuffy dungeons, imagining the experience and conditions that millions of Africans
endured. This castle also houses the West African Historical Museum.
4. Elmina Castle
Visit Elmina Castle, also known as St. George’s Castle, which was built by the
Portuguese in 1482. Here, learn about the relationship between the western slave
traders and the African tribes that participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Here participants will witness the dark and stuffy dungeons local people were forced to endure before being sent on a long and perilous passage across the Atlantic.
To see the truth of these conditions in person is a powerful reminder of the inhumanity
of the slave trade.
5. Fishing Village Tour
Explore Elmina, a fishing village that’s both picturesque and gritty, charming
and though provoking. What better way to appreciate it than to immerse oneself
in its main industry fishing! Meet with local fishermen to learn the intricacies of their
trade and the challenges they face in their day-to day work. Next, meet the
fish mongers in the village who will demonstrate the various stages of smoking the fish
in earthenware ovens. This is a unique way to experience one of Ghana’s
oldest and important trades.
6. Naming Ceremony
Pay a courtesy call on the chief and elders amidst traditional drumming and dancing
by the villagers. The group will participate in a naming ceremony of recognition,
where a Ghanaian name is given to participants, and a gift presented
as part of celebrating a new identity as a Ghanaian and a member
of the local community.
7. Cedi Beads Tour
Visit Cedi beads factory and market. Beads play a very important role in the life and
culture of the Krobo people of Ghana. Beads are used to mark family status, special
occasions, and the important rite of passage of girls into puberty, called the Dipo.
8. Tour School Of Deaf
Visit the school of the deaf in Tema. Over here, the students have put their disability
aside and keep the African art which is a part of Ghanaian culture and see how these
unique students express themselves through this art, cultural dancing and painting.
We have more for your to enjoy and learn the different cultures of Ghana. Take advantage of our Black Friday promo and RESERVE your room today.