Visit Ghana's first Cocoa farm site and listen to history of how cocoa production started. Learn the various stages of cocoa processing including harvesting to manufacturing of the cocoa beans into chocolates.
7:30AM pick up in a private air-conditioned vehicle at location of your choice within Accra. Travel north east of Accra to Mampong in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Visit the site of the Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm, first cocoa farm in Ghana. Take a guided tour of the cocoa farm and listen to history of how cocoa came to Ghana, making Ghana the world’s second-largest cocoa-producer after Cote d’Ivoire. Learn how cocoa is planted and picked. Taste a ripe cocoa fruit and feel the natural taste of a cocoa before it is processed into chocolates. Continue to the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana for an orientation through their experimental cocoa farms. Acquire new knowledge on the different types of cocoa breeds including harvesting and processing in Ghana.
Pick up & drop off at location of your choice within Accra.
Entrance fees at all sites.
Certified tour guide.
A private air-condition vehicle & fuel.
Chocolate bar or drink to taste.
TOTAL TOUR COST PER PERSON: $145.
Always happy to customize the trip to suit your personal or group travel interest!