Let’s Tour Accra, Aburi, Akosombo, Hohoe, Kumasi, Cape Coast Together In 10 Days

INTRODUCTION

This tour covers some of the regions in Ghana where adventure, nature tour, and history is well dominated. The regions are; Greater Accra Region, Eastern Region, Central Region, Volta Region, and Asanti Region. This tour will also give the tourist a complete experience and nostalgia for the rich Ghanaian lifestyle, culture, and History.

Tour Plan

DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN ACCRA

Upon arriving at the Kotoka International Airport, an LMP Prestige Travel and Tours personnel will be at the airport to welcome you and grant you the necessary assistance.  Then you would be taken to your hotel where you will also be assisted with your check-in and preparations for the next day. Hotel Check-in begins at 2:00 pm.

DAY 2 ABURI ADVENTURES

Morning Activities

After Breakfast, the activities of the day kick start

Your guide will help you to exchange your currency for Cedi. For guests who prefer to use the ATM or bank, you would be taken to the closest one available to get some money. For guests interested in sewing some African attire, we can arrange a meeting with a Fashion Designer to take your measurements and styles for sewing.

Then we take a drive out of the beautiful City of Accra to Aburi to check out some pretty awesome sites.

A Brief History About Aburi

Aburi is a town in the Eastern Region of Ghana, about 30 kilometers north of Accra. It is known for its cool climate, lush vegetation, and its many attractions, including the Aburi Botanical Gardens, the Cadbury Chocolate Factory, and the Odwira Festival.

The town is also home to several traditional craft villages, where you can see artisans making wood carvings, kente cloth, and other Ghanaian handicrafts.

Aburi is a popular destination for day trips from Accra, but it is also a great place to stay for a few days or even a week. There are several hotels and guesthouses in the town, as well as a few restaurants serving Ghanaian and international cuisine.

If you are looking for a relaxing and scenic getaway in Ghana, Aburi is a great option.

PLACES TO VISIT

Aburi Botanical Garden

The Aburi Botanical Gardens are located in Aburi, Ghana, about 30 kilometers north of Accra. They were founded in 1890 and are the oldest and largest botanical gardens in Ghana. The gardens cover an area of 64.8 hectares and are home to a wide variety of plants, including over 1,500 species of trees and shrubs.

The gardens are divided into several sections, including the Economic Section, which contains plants that are used for commercial purposes, such as cocoa, rubber, and coffee. The Botanical Specimen Section includes plants from all over the world, including some rare and endangered species. The Decorative Section contains plants that are grown for their beauty, such as orchids, roses, and hibiscus.

The Aburi Botanical Gardens are a popular tourist destination and a great place to learn about the plants and flowers of Ghana. They are also a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Take a walk or hike through the gardens and admire the plants and flowers

Visit the orchidarium, which is home to a collection of orchids from all over the world

Visit the waterfall, which is located in the gardens.

Visit the museum, which exhibits information about the history of the gardens and the plants that are grown there.

BOTI FALLS

Boti Falls is a twin waterfall located at Boti in the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern Region of Ghana. These twin falls, which come from two rivers, are referred to as female and male; according to local myth, a rainbow is formed when they merge.

The falls are a popular tourist destination and are located about 17 kilometers northeast of Koforidua, the eastern regional capital. The falls are best visited during the rainy season when the water levels are high and the falls are at their most impressive.

There are a few things to keep in mind when visiting Boti Falls:

  • The falls can be slippery, so it is important to wear shoes with good traction.
  • There are no facilities at the falls, so be sure to bring your own water and snacks.
  • The falls can be crowded, so it is best to visit during the week or early in the morning.

Overall, Boti Falls is a beautiful and impressive natural wonder that is a must-see for any visitor to Ghana.

Here are some other interesting facts about Boti Falls:

  • The falls are about 30 meters (98 feet) high.
  • The water from the falls is used to irrigate local farms.
  • The falls are a popular spot for swimming and picnicking.

ABURI CRAFT VILLAGE

Aburi Craft Village is a market in Aburi, Ghana, that sells a variety of Ghanaian handicrafts, including wood carvings, textiles, jewelry, and pottery. The village was founded in 1992 by the Ghanaian government as a way to promote traditional Ghanaian arts and crafts.

The village is located on Aburi Mountain, about 30 kilometers from Accra. It is open from 8 am to 5 pm, Tuesday to Sunday. Admission is 2 Ghanaian cedis (about $0.30).

The village is home to over 100 shops, each selling a variety of handcrafted goods. The shops are owned by local artisans, who use traditional methods to create their products.

Some of the most popular items sold at Aburi Craft Village include:

Wood carvings: These carvings are made from a variety of Ghanaian woods, including mahogany, ebony, and teak. They depict a variety of Ghanaian animals, people, and objects.

Textiles: These textiles are made from traditional Ghanaian fabrics, such as kente and adinkra. They are often decorated with colorful patterns and symbols

Jewelry: This jewelry is made from a variety of materials, including gold, silver, and beads. It often features traditional Ghanaian motifs.

Pottery: This pottery is made from clay that is found in the Aburi area. It is often decorated with colorful patterns and designs.

In addition to shopping, visitors to Aburi Craft Village can also watch artisans at work, learn about traditional Ghanaian crafts, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Aburi Mountain.

LUNCH AT EITHER THE EXQUISITE PEDUASE VALLEY RESORT OR THE HILLBURI, OR THE CACTUS CREEK GHANA, SERENE ENVIRONMENTS, GOOD FOOD, AND BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

Head back to the hotel for Dinner and an overnight stay

DAY 3 AKOSOMBO

Pick up from the hotel lobby at 8 am after breakfast.

An hour to the outskirts of Accra to visit some beautiful touristic sites…….

Brief History About Akosombo

Akosombo is a town in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It is located on the banks of the Volta River, where the Akosombo Dam was built. The dam was completed in 1965 and created Lake Volta, the largest man-made lake in the world by surface area.

The town of Akosombo was founded in the early 1960s to house the workers who were building the dam. The dam was built by the Volta River Authority (VRA), a government-owned corporation. The VRA also operates the dam and generates electricity from it.

Akosombo is a popular tourist destination. The dam and Lake Volta are popular attractions, and there are also a number of historical sites in the town. The town is also home to a number of traditional villages, where visitors can learn about Ghanaian culture.

Places to Visit:

Cedi Beads Factory- Krobo Odumasi

Cedi Beads Factory is a bead-making company located in Somanya, Ghana. The company was founded by Nomoda Djaba, also known as “Cedi”, in 1994. Cedi Beads Factory is known for its unique glass beads, which are made from recycled glass

The company has a number of workshops where the beads are made. The process of making the beads is labor-intensive and involves several steps. First, the glass bottles are crushed into fine powder. Then, the powder is mixed with water and molded into beads. The beads are then baked in a kiln at a high temperature.

Cedi Beads Factory sells its beads to a variety of customers, including retailers, wholesalers, and individual consumers. The company’s beads are popular for jewelry making, beadwork, and other decorative purposes.

Cedi Beads Factory is a social enterprise that provides employment opportunities for people in the Krobo region of Ghana. The company also supports a number of local community projects.

Here are some of the things you can do at Cedi Beads Factory:

Learn about the process of making glass beads.

See the different types of beads that are made at the factory.

Purchase beads for jewelry-making or other decorative purposes.

Support a social enterprise that is making a difference in the community.

Shai Hills Resource Reserve.

The forest guard will guide you for about two hours hiking to the Shai people’s ancestral caves. The reserve has several ancestral caves and a very attractive range of rocky hills set in the middle of vast open and wooded grassland. The caves continue to play an important role in local history, culture, and tradition.

The reserve is home to over 31 species of mammals, more than 175 species of birds, and 13 reptile species which include; kobs, oribi, grey duiker, bushbuck, civet cat genet, baboon, species of monkeys, and reptiles. From there we move to catch a cruise at the Lake Volta.

Boat Riding on Lake Volta

There will be a boat ride on Lake Volta where guests will see beautiful islands surrounding the lake and have a nice view of the popular Akosombo Dam which is the source of electricity for Ghana and other neighboring countries.

Dinner and Overnight Stay in Akosombo

DAY 4 AKOSOMBO/WLI

Pick up from the hotel lobby at 8 am after breakfast. We continue touring the beautiful Town of Akosombo.

PLACE TO VISIT

Akosombo Dam

The Volta Dam also referred to as the Akosombo Dam, is a hydroelectric structure on the Volta River in southeast Ghana located in the Akosombo Gorge and is a part of the Volta River Authority. A portion of the Volta River Basin was inundated during the dam’s construction, which eventually resulted in the formation of Lake Volta. By surface area, Lake Volta is the world’s biggest artificial lake. It is spread across 8,502 square kilometers or 3.6 percent of Ghana’s total land area. With 148 cubic kilometers of space The largest artificial lake in the world, Lake Kariba, which is situated in Southern Africa between Zimbabwe and Zambia and has a volume of 185 cubic kilometers of water, is larger than Lake Volta. The Akosombo Dam’s main goal was to provide electricity for the aluminum industry.

Tip: It’s advised to visit the facility wearing a cap because it is directly exposed to the sun and the weather is typically very hot.

Kente And Traditional Market Centers

Akosombo has a typical little market where local materials, namely the kente clothing, are sold, just like most traditional towns in Ghana. Most visitors to this center, especially those from outside of Ghana, do so to purchase some of these unique materials to take home with them.

ADOMI BRIDGE

One of Ghana’s most significant and commercially active bridges, the Adomi Bridge connects the Volta and Eastern areas of the country and spans the stunning Volta Lake. It is a well-liked vehicle and pedestrian bridge.

After the Sogakope Bridge in the Volta region, which is 334 meters long, the bridge is Ghana’s second-longest bridge. The bridge’s design includes a steel-hinged arch bridge with a distinctive deck hung by cables. The bridge is one of the top Akosombo tourist sites you will see when exploring the Volta Region.

AYLOS BAY

Going fishing in one of the many rivers in the town of Akosombo is among the most well-liked pastimes and things to do there. The Aylos Bay is one of the town’s most well-liked fishing spots, where guests can cast a line and see what kind of fish they can catch. Aylos Bay fishing is best done between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm because the bay is more likely to be inundated with mosquitoes after 4 pm, making it uncomfortable and dangerous for your health

Drive to Volta Region for dinner and overnight stay at the Kiki’s Lodge hotel

DAY 5 WLI-BIAKPA

Pick up from the hotel Lobby after breakfast. The tour guide will take us on an educational and cultural tour of some of the tourist sites in the Volta region

Places to Visit

Wli waterfalls-

Wli Waterfalls (pronounced ‘vlee’), also called Agumatsa Falls, is a popular and dramatic tourist site near the village of Wli not far from the Togo border. You make the easy walk to the lower falls, which is mostly a flat trail but stunning and beautiful in setting, made even more dramatic by the presence of thousands of fruit bats nesting high up on the nearby cliffs. However, the equally high and much more isolated upper falls are a special treat for those with the stamina for the challenging hike. There are inviting pools at the base of both falls where the hearty can take a chilly dip.

The Wli waterfall is the highest waterfall in West Africa. The falls are known locally as Agumatsa waterfalls – meaning, “Allow Me to Flow.” It is located in the Hohoe municipality of the Volta Region, the land of the Ewe culture. It is approximately 280 kilometers from the capital Accra. The walk takes you through the Agumatsa Wildlife Sanctuary, which features more than 200 bird species and 400 butterfly species.

Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary:

The Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary is a traditional sacred grove conservation established in 1993 under the direction of a Peace Corps Volunteer as a community-based ecotourism project.

Tafi Atome is the home of Mona and Patas monkeys.

For the past two centuries, the monkeys are found living in the tropical forest around the small village of Tafi-Atome and have been sacred because it was believed they were messengers from the gods.

In 1996, the village began broader efforts to protect their forest and monkeys, as well as to offer tours for visitors. The sanctuary was created by a coalition of villagers, public institutions, and NGOs.

As a result of these efforts, the monkey population has increased, and the forest with its many species of birds and butterflies has been preserved.

The playful monkeys are wild but often come down very close to visitors.

Visitors can take a guided tour of the sanctuary, learn about the monkeys, and feed them.

There is also a cultural village in the sanctuary where visitors can learn about the traditional culture of the Tafi people.

The Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary is a great place to learn about monkeys, Ghanaian culture, and the importance of conservation.

Here are some of the things you can do at the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary:

Feed the monkeys: The monkeys are very friendly and will often come up to you to be fed.

Visit the cultural village and learn about the traditional culture of the Tafi people.

Go bird-watching: The sanctuary is home to a variety of birds, including parrots, hornbills, and weaverbirds.

Hike in the forest: The forest is home to a variety of plants and trees, including some that are used in traditional medicine.

The Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary is a great place to experience the natural beauty of Ghana and learn about the culture of the Tafi people.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kiki’s Court Hotel Lodge

DAY 6 MOUNT AFADJATO

Pick up from the hotel Lobby after breakfast. The tour guide will take us on an educational and cultural tour of some of the tourist sites in the Volta region

Mountain Afadjato (29054ft):

One of the highest mountains in Ghana standing at an elevation of 885 meters (2,904 ft). The mountain is located in the Agumatsa Range near the villages of Gbledi and Liati Wote, in the Volta Region of Ghana at the border with Togo. ‘Afadja’ is the name of the mountain whereas ‘to’ in the Ewe dialect means mountain therefore, it is called ‘Afadjato’ by the indigenes. The correct name would be ‘Mount Afadja’ as ‘Mount Afadjato’ will be a repetition of the ‘Mountain.’ Mount Afadja is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the Volta Region of Ghana welcoming thousands of visitors from around the globe annually.

About a kilometer (less than a mile) to the east, is the nearby peak of Aduadu, which is higher than Afadjato, also standing at over 900 meters.

From there trek uphill through a steep and well-shaded footpath Within less than two hours after ascent you will reach the summit. The panoramic view is stunning, however, if it is foggy it could affect the beautiful view of the valleys and villages. Another peak higher which is only a couple of meters at the western edge of Ghana sits in Togo. You drive from Gbledi to Golowati to the Tagbo Falls for another 45 minutes trek on fairly flat land.

TAGBO FALLS

Tagbo Falls is a waterfall near Mount Afadjato in Ghana, located at Liati Wote, approximately 27 kilometers east of the township of Hohoe.

The water falls down in several stages, with the last stage being about 60 m. high.

The area is surrounded by rainforest.

Tagbo Falls is a popular tourist destination and can be reached by a 45-minute walk from the village of Liati Wote.

There are a number of tour operators that offer guided hikes to the falls.

Visitors can swim in the pool at the base of the falls, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Here are some of the things you can do at Tagbo Falls:

Hike to the falls: The hike to the falls is a moderate hike and takes about 45 minutes.

Swim in the pool at the base of the falls: The pool at the base of the falls is a great place to cool off after the hike.

Enjoy the scenery: The scenery at Tagbo Falls is beautiful, and you can enjoy the views of the waterfall and the surrounding rainforest.

Visit the village of Liati Wote: The village of Liati Wote is located near the falls, and you can visit the village to learn about the local culture.

Tagbo Falls is a great place to experience the natural beauty of Ghana and enjoy a refreshing swim.

Take a long drive from the Volta region to the central region (Elmina). Dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 7 TOUR OF ELMINA

After breakfast, we will tour the beautiful historic town of Elmina

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF ELMINA

Elmina is a town in the Central Region of Ghana, located about 90 miles west of the country’s capital Accra. It is the oldest European settlement in sub-Saharan Africa and was founded in 1482 by the Portuguese.

The town was originally called São Jorge da Mina, which means “Saint George of the Mine” in Portuguese. This is because the Portuguese were interested in the gold trade in the area, and they built the castle as a trading post.

Elmina soon became an important center for the slave trade, and it is estimated that over 1 million slaves were exported from the town during the 16th and 17th centuries.

The town was captured by the Dutch in 1637, and it remained under Dutch rule until 1872 when it was sold to the British.

Elmina is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ghana. The town is home to a number of historical buildings.

Elmina is also a center for traditional Ghanaian culture, and it is home to a number of festivals, including the Elmina Traditional Festival and the Elmina Homowo Festival.

Here are some interesting facts about Elmina:

The name “Elmina” is believed to come from the Akan word “Anomansa”, which means “inexhaustible supply of water”.

The Elmina Castle is the oldest European building in existence south of the Sahara. Elmina was the capital of the Portuguese Gold Coast from 1482 to 1637.

The slave trade was abolished in Elmina in 1807.

Elmina was the site of the first British colony in Ghana.

Some Sites to visit at Elmina

ELMINA CASTLE

Elmina Castle (also known as St. George’s Castle) is a 15th-century European fort built by the Portuguese in Elmina, Ghana. It is the oldest European building in existence south of the Sahara.

The castle was built in 1482 as a trading post for gold and ivory. It later became an important center for the Atlantic slave trade, and it is estimated that over 1 million slaves were exported from the castle during the 16th and 17th centuries.

The castle was captured by the Dutch in 1637, and it remained under Dutch rule until 1872 when it was sold to the British.

Elmina Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ghana. The castle is a complex of buildings, including a chapel, a dungeon, and a number of rooms that were used for storage and administration.

The castle is a powerful reminder of the history of the Atlantic slave trade, and it is a place where visitors can learn about the horrors of this trade.

The castle is also a symbol of Ghanaian resilience and strength. It is a reminder that the Ghanaian people have overcome great adversity and that they have built a strong and prosperous nation.

FORT JAGO-ELMINA

Fort Jago is a 17th-century fort located in Elmina, Ghana. It is also known as Fort Coenraadsburg.

The fort was built by the Dutch in 1652 as a defensive measure against the Portuguese, who had built Elmina Castle in 1482. Fort Jago is situated on a hill opposite Elmina Castle, and it offers a commanding view of the town.

The fort is a square structure with four bastions. It has a moat and a drawbridge, and it was originally equipped with cannons. The fort was used for military purposes until the 19th century when it was converted into a prison.

Fort Jago is now a museum, and it is open to the public. The museum exhibits artifacts from the fort’s history, including weapons, uniforms, and photographs. The fort is also a popular tourist destination, and it offers stunning views of Elmina and the Atlantic Ocean.

Here are some interesting facts about Fort Jago:

The fort was named after Coenraad van Beuningen, who was the Governor of the Dutch Gold Coast at the time of its construction.

The fort was used as a prison for European convicts and malcontents.

The fort was the site of a number of battles between the Dutch and the Portuguese.

The fort was damaged in an earthquake in 1755, but it was later repaired.

Fort Jago is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

19TH CENTURY DUTCH CEMETARY-ELMINA

The Dutch Cemetery of Elmina was constructed on the order of Governor of the Dutch Gold Coast Johannes Petrus Hoogenboom in 1806.

The Dutch Cemetery of Elmina is a historic cemetery located in Elmina, Ghana

It was established in 1806 by Governor Johannes Petrus Hoogenboom.

The cemetery is the final resting place of many prominent Dutch, Ghanaian, and African-American figures, including:

Herman Willem Daendels, Governor-General of the Dutch Gold Coast from 1814 to 1818. Carel Hendrik Bartels was a Dutch merchant and trader who was active in Ghana in the 19th century. R. P. Baffour was a Ghanaian chief who was a leading figure in the anti-colonial movement in Ghana. Chief Kweku Andoh, a Ghanaian chief who was a close advisor to King Nana Kobina Gyan of Elmina.

The cemetery is a popular tourist destination and is a reminder of the rich history of Elmina. The cemetery is well-maintained and is a peaceful place to visit. The graves are marked with simple headstones, many of which are in Dutch. There are also a few trees and bushes growing in the cemetery, which provide some shade.

If you are interested in learning more about the history of Elmina, the Dutch Cemetery is a great place to start. It is a reminder of the city’s rich history and of the many people who have made Elmina what it is today.

The cemetery is a popular tourist destination, and it is a great place to learn about Ghanaian history and culture. The cemetery is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

DAY 8 CAPE COAST/ACCRA

After Breakfast, you visit some very natural and historic sites on the Cape coast

THE FAMOUS HANGING BRIDGE (KAKUM NATIONAL PARK)

Kakum National Park is a national park in Ghana, located in the Central Region.

It is home to a variety of plant and animal life, including forest elephants, monkeys, and birds.

The park is also home to the Kakum Canopy Walkway, which is a 350-meter-long (1,150 ft) treetop walkway that offers stunning views of the forest.

The walkway is made up of seven bridges that are suspended between 130 and 50 meters (430 and 164 ft) above the ground.

Visitors to the park can walk on the walkway and enjoy the views of the forest, as well as the opportunity to see some of the animals that live in the park.

The Kakum Canopy Walkway is a popular tourist destination, and it is a great way to experience the beauty of the Ghanaian rainforest.

Here are some interesting facts about the Kakum Canopy Walkway:

It was opened in 1995, and it is the first canopy walkway in Africa.

The walkway is made of wire rope, aluminum, and wooden planks.

There are safety nets on both sides of the walkway to prevent people from falling.

The walkway is open from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and open to tourists for a fee.

Next stop we visit the Cape Coast Castle

CAPE COAST CASTLE

Cape Coast Castle is a 17th-century fort located in Cape Coast, Ghana. It is also known as Fort Christiansburg

The fort was built by the Swedes in 1653 as a trading post for gold and ivory. It later became an important center for the Atlantic slave trade, and it is estimated that over 1 million slaves were exported from the castle during the 17th and 18th centuries. The castle was captured by the British in 1664, and it remained under British rule until 1957 when Ghana gained independence.

Cape Coast Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ghana. The castle is a complex of buildings, including a chapel, a dungeon, and a number of rooms that were used for storage and administration.

The castle is a powerful reminder of the history of the Atlantic slave trade, and it is a place where visitors can learn about the horrors of this trade.

The castle is also a symbol of Ghanaian resilience and strength. It is a reminder that the Ghanaian people have overcome great adversity and that they have built a strong and prosperous nation.

Some interesting facts about Cape Coast Castle include:

The castle was originally named Carolusburg by the Swedes.

The castle was the site of the first school for Africans in Ghana.

The castle was used as a prison for political prisoners during the colonial era.

The castle is home to a number of dungeons where slaves were held before being shipped to the Americas.

The castle is a popular tourist destination, and it is estimated that over 1 million people visit the castle each year.

OGUAA PALACE

The palace is located in Cape Coast, Ghana, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The palace was built in 1875 by Nana Kwamina Gyan III, the 24th Omanhene of Oguaa. The palace is a two-story building with traditional Ghanaian architecture.

The palace is decorated with intricate wood carvings and murals. The palace is a symbol of the history and culture of the Oguaa people. The palace is open to the public for tours.

The Oguaa Palace is a beautiful historic building, and it is a must-see for anyone visiting Cape Coast. The palace is a reminder of the rich history and culture of the Oguaa people, and it is a testament to the craftsmanship of the Ghanaian people.

Here are some interesting facts about Oguaa Palace:

The name “Oguaa” means “sand” in the local language, Twi.

The palace is made of coral stone and wood.

The palace has 12 rooms, including a throne room, a reception room, and a library.

The palace is surrounded by a wall, which was built to protect the palace from invaders.

The palace is home to a number of artifacts, including traditional Ghanaian clothing, jewelry, and weapons.

Head Back to Accra. Dinner and Overnight

DAY 9 ACCRA CITY ADVENTURE

After a great night’s sleep and a good breakfast, we explore the beautiful city of Accra. The Beacon of Hope for Africa

It will be a full-day tour in Accra, first stop we visit the:

W.E DUBOIS CENTER

The W.E.B. Du Bois Centre for Pan African Culture is a memorial place, research facility, and tourist attraction in the Cantonments area of Accra, Ghana, that was opened to the public in 1985.

It is named in dedication to W. E. B. Du Bois was an African-American historian and pan-Africanist who became a citizen of Ghana in the early 1960s. He lived there in his last few years at the invitation of President Kwame Nkrumah, while compiling the Encyclopedia Africana.

The Du Bois Centre is located at No. 22 First Circular Road, in Cantonments, Accra, Ghana, the former residence of W. E. B. Du Bois. He died there on 27 August 1963. It was opened to the public on 22 June 1985 and was named a national memorial in November of that year. The Centre houses a small museum with part of Du Bois’s personal library and a collection of his works, which are made available to researchers. An adjacent shrine shelters his grave and the ashes of his second wife, Shirley Graham Du Bois.

The Centre also hosts a number of events, including conferences, workshops, and cultural performances. It is a popular destination for scholars, tourists, and anyone interested in the history and culture of Africa.

Here are some interesting facts about the W.E.B. Du Bois Center:

The Centre was designed by Ghanaian architect, Samuel Adjaye.

The museum houses a collection of Du Bois’s personal belongings, including his books, papers, and photographs.

The shrine is a traditional Ghanaian structure made of wood and clay.

The Centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

INDEPENDENCE SQUARE

Independence Square is a popular tourist destination and is a reminder of Ghana’s rich history and culture.

Independence Square is a large and impressive square, and it is a must-see for anyone visiting Accra. The square is a symbol of Ghana’s independence and its unity as a nation. The place where Dr. Kwame Nkrumah lighted the touch of independence

 KWAME NKRUMAH MAUSOLEUM

The place where the first president of Ghana was laid to rest. The place is set in attractive gardens joined by the museum which has photos, artifacts, and insight into Dr. Nkrumah’s life. There is a National Culture Centre as well. It is the largest outdoor art and craft market in West Africa selling traditional crafts.

OSU CASTLE

Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg, is a castle located in Osu, Ghana on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea in Africa.

A substantial fort was built by Denmark-Norway in the 1660s, thereafter the fort changed ownership between Denmark-Norway, Portugal, the Akwamu, Britain, and finally post-Independence Ghana.

The castle was the seat of government of the Gold Coast until 2007 when the new seat of government was established at the Golden Jubilee House in Accra.

The castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ghana.

The castle is a complex of buildings, including a chapel, a dungeon, and a number of rooms that were used for storage and administration.

The castle is a powerful reminder of the history of the Atlantic slave trade, and it is a place where visitors can learn about the horrors of this trade.

The castle is also a symbol of Ghanaian resilience and strength. It is a reminder that the Ghanaian people have overcome great adversity and that they have built a strong and prosperous nation.

Here are some interesting facts about Osu Castle:

The castle was originally named Christiansborg by the Danes.

The castle was the site of the first school for Africans in Ghana.

The castle was used as a prison for political prisoners during the colonial era.

The castle is home to a number of dungeons where slaves were held before being shipped to the Americas.

The castle is a popular tourist destination, and it is estimated that over 1 million people visit the castle each year.

ACCRA ARTS CENTRE

In this place, you see creativity at its best. Ghana is well known for its arts and crafts, which reflect our traditions and cultures. Art can be identified with all tribes and regions. This may also be an opportunity for guests to get gifts or souvenirs for family and friends back home

Back to the Hotel for Dinner and overnight

DAY 10 OPEN DAY

Not much activity since it is departure day, if there is time we can relax, go to the spa, the market or visit some iconic beaches

Back to the hotel to prepare for departure. Like the Arrival, personnel of LMP PRESTIGE TRAVEL AND TOURS will definitely accompany the guests to the airport to help them with checking in and baggage weighing. He or she will only leave when the guests have been fully checked in. Then we can say our work is done.

END OF TOUR

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