Southern Ghana Tour: A 10-Day Adventure Blending Nature, Culture, and Modernity

Experience African modernity and Southern Ghana's rich heritage in an eco-responsible journey

Duration

10 days

Meeting Point

Accra, Ghana

Group Size

10 max.

Language

French & English

Minimum Age

6

What To Bring

Swimwear, reusable water bottle, walking shoes

Welcome To The Southern Ghana Tour!

Southern Ghana Tour

10 Days - Starting at $2,157 / person

The Southern Ghana Tour crosses a region steeped in rich history and culture. From the bustling metropolis of Accra to the tranquil beaches of Cape Coast and the serene banks of the Volta River, there is something for everyone. The area is home to several ancient kingdoms and powerful empires, and visitors can explore the remnants of these civilizations through many historical sites. Add to this a host of creative and business minds, and you will discover that Ghana is a subtle blend of traditions and modernity.

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Southern Ghana Tour Highlights

Day 1 - Arrival in Accra
Pick-up at Accra airport, transfer to a charming boutique hotel
Rest at the hotel or choose from various activities in Accra (beach, shopping, etc.), depending on the time of arrival
Dine in Accra and spend the night at the hotel

Welcome to the fantastic Southern Ghana Tour! We'll pick you up from Accra airport and take you to the charming boutique hotel where we will stay for 3 nights. Relax or start exploring Accra, depending on your arrival time. End the day with a delightful dinner in Accra and spend a comfortable night at the hotel. Get ready for more excitement ahead!

Boutique Hotel

30 min

Day 2 - Accra
Old Accra walking tour
Lunch by the beach
Visit Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum
Shop for African arts & crafts at the Centre for National Culture
Dinner at a rooftop restaurant

Step back in time and walk the narrow streets of old Accra with our specialized guide. Learn about the city's rich history and enjoy lunch by the beach. Visit Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum to discover the modern history of Ghana. Shop for African arts & crafts at the Centre for National Culture and indulge in dinner at a rooftop restaurant.

Breakfast

Boutique Hotel

1h15

Day 3 - The other Accra
Fair trade shopping and lunch in Osu
Visit a plastic recycling factory
Enjoy chocolate tasting

Discover the joy of shopping with a conscience through fair trade in the vibrant Osu area before enjoying African cuisine at a sumptuous restaurant. Take a moment to appreciate the incredible efforts of a plastic recycling factory team. Indulge in the rich flavors of a chocolate tasting. Then, unwind and relish a tranquil evening at the hotel with a delectable dinner.

Breakfast

Boutique Hotel

2h15

Day 4 - Volta River
Boat ride on Volta River
Hike to the breathtaking Akwamu Gorge
Enjoy the peaceful resort before dinner

Journey to our resort by the Volta River. As you arrive, hop on a boat and cruise to the magnificent Adome Bridge. Upon return, feast on a delicious meal. After lunch, let's go on a thrilling hike to the breathtaking Akwamu Gorge, where you'll witness some of the most spectacular views of nature. To top it all off, return to the resort and enjoy the green and peaceful surroundings before a delectable dinner that will tantalize your taste buds.

Breakfast

Riverfront Resort

2h30

Day 5 - En route to Kumasi
Tour of a traditional bead factory
Visit a traditional shrine

Enjoy a fascinating tour of a traditional bead factory and witness the skilled artisans at work. Then, continue your journey towards Kumasi and delve into the heart of Ghana's rich cultural heritage by visiting a traditional shrine. After a day of exploration, you can check in to our cozy hotel in Kumasi and indulge in a delicious dinner.

Breakfast

Hotel

6h

Day 6 - Kumasi
Attend Adinkra workshop
Visit the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum
Visit Manhyia Palace

Unleash your creativity with an Adinkra workshop and learn the origins of this traditional Ashanti craft before lunch at a restaurant in Kumasi. Dive into the rich history of the Ashanti Kingdom as you visit the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and Manhyia Palace. Enjoy dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast

Hotel

2h30

Day 7 - En route to Cape Coast
Visit Assin Manso Slave Market and River Site
Visit Cape Coast Castle
Attend a batik, drums or cooking workshop

Travel south towards the coast and stop at Assin Manso to visit the infamous Slave Market and River Site. Take a lunch break at a cozy Cape Coast cafe before exploring the Cape Coast Castle and learning about its role in the Slave Trade. After this intense start to the day, switch to a creative mood with a choice of batik, drums, or cooking workshop. Check in to our beachfront hotel, enjoy dinner in front of the ocean and reflect on the day.

Breakfast

Beachfront Lodge

4h30

Day 8 - Kakum National Park
Explore the majestic Kakum National Park
Enjoy a vegetarian lunch in Cape Coast
Drive to Aburi

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural wonders of Kakum National Park, including its famous canopy walk. Return to Cape Coast for delicious delicacies at a vegetarian restaurant. Then, bask in the scenic drive to Aburi and indulge in a luxurious stay at our splendid hotel amidst the picturesque hills with a sumptuous dinner.

Breakfast

Boutique Hotel

5h30

Day 9 - Aburi
Explore Aburi Botanical Gardens
Lunch within the gardens
Bike through verdant landscapes
Return to Accra

Embark on a journey of discovery as you explore the breathtaking Aburi Botanical Gardens and savor a delightful lunch at a restaurant nestled amidst its lush greenery. Experience the beauty of nature up close and personal on a bike tour through the verdant landscapes before making your way back to Accra. As the day draws to a close, check in to our charming boutique hotel and indulge in a scrumptious dinner.

Breakfast

Boutique Hotel

1h

Day 10 - Departure from Accra
Rest at the hotel or choose from various activities in Accra (beach, shopping, etc.), depending on the time of departure
Bid farewell as the tour comes to an end
Transfer to airport

As the golden sun rises on this bittersweet day, our Southern Ghana tour draws to a close. Emotions surge as we contemplate bidding farewell to newfound friends and unforgettable experiences. Depending on your departure time, continue exploring Accra or savor some leisurely moments at the hotel before transferring to the airport.

Breakfast

30 min

What's Included In The Southern Ghana Tour

Included
Lodging in double occupancy
Airport transfers and transportation for the whole trip
Entrance fees and local guides
Tour guide for the whole trip
All breakfasts. Lunches and dinners as specified in tour highlights above
Mineral water
Excluded

Airfare to Accra

Trip insurance

Meals not specified

Personal expenses and extra drinks

Tips

Our Promise To Travel Responsibly

Local Food

During the Southern Ghana Tour, we dine in restaurants that use local and organic products when available.

Vegetarian options are available. You have the opportunity to taste a wide choice of dishes so you can discover the local cuisine.

Cultural Heritage

Local history and culture are the main focuses of the Southern Ghana tour.

We learn about ancient kingdoms and the slave trade.

We also gain insights about traditional religion.

Sustainability

We opt for small eco-friendly hotels/lodges or guesthouses that are locally owned, built with local materials, and sustainably managed when available.

We use 5-liter water bottles to limit our use of plastic.

We collect waste generated during the trip and locally recycle or safely dispose of the same.

Fair Trade Travel

We care about our partners and value their contributions. Therefore, we pay them a fair wage.


For the Southern Ghana tour, we partnered with local guides, lodge owners, and NGOs supporting women entrepreneurs and schools.

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Flexible Cancellation Policy

Book the Southern Ghana Tour confidently with options to change your plans

Up to 30 days before the tour start date

Full Refund

We will send all your money back, no questions asked.

From 29 to 7 days before the tour start date

Voucher: 100%

Cancel your trip, and we will send you a voucher for the full value of your trip that you can use on future bookings.

Less than 6 days before the tour start date

Voucher: 70%

Cancel your trip, and we will send you a voucher for 70% of the value of your trip that you can use on future bookings.

Acceptable Covid 19 reasons

  • Proof of Covid 19 positive test of at least one member of your party
  • Travel ban to Togo from your country of residence
  • Travel ban from Togo for people of your nationality or country of residence

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If you feel a connection with Africa and have been wanting to visit the continent, the Southern Ghana Tour is your perfect opportunity. This tour is specifically designed for first-time visitors or those who wish to have a deeper connection with Africa.