Nyonkopa Eco Tours

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Castles Sites and Museums. Learn the history of Ghana during the Gold Coast colonial era. Learn about the Ghanaian culture and people. See a natural habitat with a wide population of Mona monkeys.

Day 1.

Arrival, Airport Pick-up & Hotel Check-Inn.

Orientation and relaxing time.

Overnight at Accra.

Day 2.

Accra City Tour.

Morning pick up in a private air-condition vehicle from your hotel. Visit W.E.B. Du Bois Center, take a guided tour of the museum and listen to history of the Father of Modern Pan-Africanism. Continue to the Black Star Square and visit the Eternal Flame of African Liberation, lit by Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah first President of Ghana. Visit the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, dedicated to Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah for his struggle for Ghana’s independence. Listen to history of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah and his vision for Ghana. Stop at Makola Market, Accra’s largest open market overflowed with goods, people, scents and sounds to see how local Ghanaian market operates. Continue to Jamestown, a fishing community as well as one of the historic old towns of Accra. Take a guided tour of its interesting sight and learn new things.

Overnight at Accra.

Day 3.

Shai Hills Resource Reserve & Mount Gemi.

Morning pick up in an air-conditioned vehicle. Depart for Shai Hills Resource Reserve, an about 51 kilometers square and only wildlife reserve in the Greater Accra plains. Tour through the reserve with a special site guide to see baboons, ostrich, zebras, antelopes etc and do a fancy rock climbing with knot ropes. Continue to Amedzofe, the highest town in Ghana and hike the beautiful round peak of Mount Gemi.

Overnight at Amedzofe.

Day 4.

Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, Tafi Abuife Kente Village & Wli Waterfalls.

Morning travel to Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, a small village with a habituated Mona monkey population of about 350. Feed them some bananas to enjoy their friendly nature. Visit Tafi Abuife Kente Village, a small kente village with most of the kente weavers working outdoors. See the excitement in the craftsmen as they weave their kente strips with the Loom. Walk through the thick semi-deciduous forest to the lower section of the Wli Waterfalls to enjoy a chilly and refreshing view of falls.

Overnight at Atimpoku

Day 5.       5 Hours Drive.

Volta River Boat Cruise, Bead Factory & Kumasi.

Enjoy a morning motor boat cruise on the Volta river. Relax and refresh having a beautiful view of the river. Visit a bead factory to see how traditional Ghanaian beads are crafted.

Overnight at Kumasi.

Day 6.

Adanwomase Kente, Ntonso Adinkra Stamping, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum & Okomfo Anokye Sword Site.

Morning travel to Adanwomase a kente weaving village. Take a tour of the village seeing the kente craftsmen weaving pieces of kente cloths with their wooden looms. Visit a cocoa farm to see how cocoa is produced in Ghana. Continue to Ntonso an Adinkra cloth stamping village. See and learn the various stages of Adinkra production. Visit National Cultural Center a few meters away from the Kejetia market. Tour Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, which provides a fascinating collection of Asante history and treasures. Visit the Okomfo Anokye Sword Site to make a sightseeing of the sword Okomfo Anokye buried into the ground about 300 years ago, exact place where Okomfo Anokye conjured the Golden stool unto the laps of king Osei tutu I, founder of Ashanti Kingdom.

Overnight at Kumasi.

Day 7.         5 Hour’s Drive

Manhyia Palace Museum & Assin Manso Ancestral Slave River Site.

Morning visit Manhyia Palace, an official seat and residence of the Asantehene. Learn about the history of the Ashanti Kingdom including the royal lineage, rituals and the struggles with the British forces in the colonial days. Continue to Assin Manso Ancestral Slave River Site to see where slave captives were made to take their last bath before transported to the America’s.

Overnight at Cape Coast.

Day 8.

Kakum National Park, Crocodile Pond, Stingless Bees, Cape Coast Castle & Elmina Castle.

Morning visit to Kakum National Park, a tropical rain forest of an area of about 375 square kilometers notable for nature and wildlife. Hike about 30 minutes ascending the steep hill to the Canopy Walkway suspended between 11-40 meters high above sea level and 350 meters long. Experience nature and the beautiful view of the forest in a secured series of nets and wires. Visit Hans Botel to see crocodiles and a Stingless Bees Center to see how natural pure honey are made. Continue to Elmina Castle, an oldest colonial building in the Sub-Saharan African, built by the Portuguese in 1482. Tour the Cape Coast Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as one of the largest slave-holding sites during the infamous Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

Overnight at Cape Coast.

Day 9.

Nzulezu Stilt Village & Fort Apollonia.

Early morning visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nzulezu Stilt Village in Amansuri Wetlands. An Architecturally fascinating and unique village accessible by a canoe ride only. Visit Fort Apollonia, last fort built by the British in 1770 on the Gold Coast now Ghana.

Overnight at Busua.

Day 10.       5 Hours Drive.

Butre, Fort Metal Cross & Departure.

Morning visit to Butre, a small fishing village sited on a beautiful sandy beach. And an old British fort, built in 1692 on a small hill of Dixcove. Listen to history of the fort. See the beautiful fishing community from the fort yard. Return to Accra for departure.

Includes:

Pick up at Kotoka International Airport, Accra.

Entrance fees at all sites.

Certified tour guide.

A private air-condition vehicle & fuel.

Drop off at Kotoka International Airport, Accra.

Excludes:

Meals & Beverages.

International air flight.

Accommodation.

Visa and visa fees.

Travel insurance and immunization.

TOTAL TOUR COST PER PERSON: $1,750.

Always happy to customize the trip to suit your personal or group travel interest!