Sample 10 Day Southern
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel. Orientation
and dinner with cultural performance.
Day 2: Tour of Accra, capital city of Ghana. Visit the Kwame Nkrumah
Mausoleum and Du Bois Center, National Museum and Arts Center for
shopping. Visit also Art galleries and the University of Ghana.
Days 3 & 4: Volta Region – Visit Hohoe, the second city
of this region of diversity and see the Wli waterfalls, situated
in the heart of a rainforest; the highest and most picturesque in
West Africa. Also visit Kpetoe, where you will see the famous kente
cloth being woven in traditional looms. Overnight stay.
Drive to Ada and cruise to Azizanya, the estuary where the Volta
river joins the Atlantic ocean. Water sports and relaxation. Continue
to Villa Cisneros at Sogakope, a modern resort in a rural setting
on the banks of the Volta.
Day 5 & 6: Cultural Tour
Visit Ashanti kingdom of gold. Among others, tour the Manhyia Palace,
residence of Asantehene, King of Ashanti and the museum. Tour also
famous Ashanti crafts villages of Bonwire for Kente weaving, Ntonso
for adinkra print cloth and Ahwiaa where wood carvings and fertility
dolls are made. Visit also the Kumasi central market, the largest
open air market in West Africa.
Day 7 & 8: Historic/Nature tour
Central Region – You will stay in a seaside resort. Visit
the historic slave castles of Cape Coast and Elmina. Tour the auction
halls, the dungeons and the museum where relics of the inhuman trade
are preserved. Also tour the Kakum National Park and try the canopy
walk, a suspended walkway connecting the trunks of giant rainforest
Day 9 /10: Return to Accra – Free time for relaxation before