Nyonkopa Eco Tours

Akwasidae Festival

See the triumphant outdoor of the Asantehene receiving homages from his subjects. Watch and enjoy the beautiful maidens do the ''Adowa'' dance while the drums play. Learn the Asante culture in a glamorous way.

Day 1.

Adanwomase Kente Village & Ntonso Adinkra Stamping.

6:00AM pick up in a private air-conditioned vehicle at location of your choice within Accra. Depart busy Accra to Kumasi, capital town of the Ashanti kingdom and Ashanti Region. Visit Adanwomase and Ntonso, two Ashanti traditional crafts villages. Tour a Kente weaving, Adinkra cloth stamping and a wood carving villages. See the various stages of Adinkra production and Kente weaving. Learn how the Ashanti’s came by these unique traditional crafts.

Overnight at Kumasi.

Day 2.

Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, Okomfo Anokye Sword Site & Manhyia Palace.

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. 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. Continue to Manhyia Palace, an official seat and residence of the Asantehene. Witness the Akwasidae grand durbar as the Asantehene sit and receive homage from his subjects and sub-chiefs. Enjoy the drumming and dancing at the ceremony. Late afternoon drive to Accra.

Note: Akwasidae festival occurs every six weeks on the Asante calendar. The Asante calendar is divided into nine months which lasts approximately six weeks but varying between 40 and 42 days in a period.

The year 2024 dates are as below;

7th January, 2024.

18th February, 2024.

31st March, 2024.

12th May, 2024.

23rd June, 2024.

4th August, 2024.

15th September, 2024.

3rd November, 2024.

22nd December, 2024.



Pick up at location of your choice within Accra.

Entrance fees at all sites.

Tour guide services.

A private air-condition vehicle & fuel.

Drop off at location of your choice within Accra.


Meals & Beverages.

International air flight.

Visa and visa fees.

Travel insurance and immunization.


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