Nyonkopa Eco Tours

Visit UNESCO World Heritage Castles Sites and Museums. Learn about the Ghanaian culture and people. Learn some kente craft skills.

Day 1.

Accra City Tour.

Morning pick up in a private air-condition vehicle in Accra. Visit W.E.B. Du Bois Center near the US embassy in cantonments, Accra. Tour the museum and listen to history of the ‘Father of Modern Pan Africanism’. Continue to  the Black Stars 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. Visit Jamestown, a fishing community as well as one of the historic old towns of Accra. Take a guided tour of its interesting sights. A quick stop at the Makola market, Accra’s largest open market overflowed with goods, people, scents and sounds to see how local Ghanaian market operates.

Overnight at Accra.

Day 2.

Ashanti Craft Villages.

Morning drive from Accra to Kumasi visiting Adanwomase a kente weaving village. Take a tour of the village seeing the kente craftsmen weaving pieces of kente cloths with their wooden looms. Continue to Ntonso an adinkra cloth stamping village. See and learn the various stages of adinkra production.

Overnight at Kumasi.

Day 3.

Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum & Okomfo Anokye Sword Site.

Early morning travel to Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary in the Bono East Region of Ghana. See a natural environment with over 700 monkeys. Walk through the monkey trails and listen to history of the Sanctuary. Learn about the colobus and mona monkeys of the Sanctuary. Visit the National Cultural Center a few meters away from the Kejetia market. Tour Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, which provides a fascinating collection of Ashanti history and treasures and finally 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 4.         5 Hour’s Drive

Manhyia Palace Museum & Assin Manso Slave River.

Morning visit to the Manhyia Palace, an official seat and residence of the Asantehene. Learn about the history of the Asante kingdom including the royal lineage, rituals and the struggles for Asante unity. Head on to Elmina stopping at Assin Manso Ancestral Slave River Site to see where captives slave were made to take their last bath before transported to the America’s.

Overnight at Elmina.

Day 5.

Elmina Castle, Kakum National Park & Cape Coast Castle.

Morning visit to Elmina Castle, one of the most important stop destinations during the infamous Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Continue 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. 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. Continue and drop off in Accra.

Includes:

Pick up at guest location choice within Accra.

Entrance fees at all sites.

Certified tour guide.

A private air-condition vehicle & fuel.

Drop off at guest location choice within Accra.

Excludes:

Meals & Beverages.

International air flight.

Accommodation.

Visa and visa fees.

Travel insurance and immunization.

TOTAL TOUR COST PER PERSON: $850.

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

Email: info@nyonkopaecotours.com