03 DAYS ASHANTI CENTRAL COMBO

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Kumasi

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At the heart of Ghana's tourism destinations are the Ashanti and Central Regions. These two combines to give Ghana 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Lake Bosomtwi created by the impact of a meteorite, the Ashanti traditional building at Ejisu Besease and the two castles in Cape Coast and Elmina built by the British and Portuguese respectively. Explore some of these and other sites such as the Manhyia Palace, Kejetia market which is the largest open market in West Africa among others.  
Day 1: With an early departure from Accra, take a 5 hour drive to Kumasi. Embark on a city tour to the Manhyia Palace, the Art centre, the Prempeh Museum, Okomfo Anokye sword site and the military museum. Check in to your hotel for the night.Day 2: Depart for Elmina via the Assin Manso Slave River site.  The site is where the slaves had their last bath in African waters before being locked up at the slave castles in wait for shipment. Also visit the Cape Coast Castle built by the British in 1665 for another tour before retiring the day at your hotel in Elmina.Day 3: Check out of hotel and visit the Elmina Castle built by the Portuguese in 1482. Explore the history of Elmina on foot after the castle tour. The last tour will be to the Kakum National Park. The Kakum National Park offers the traveller an interesting trail to the most popular Canopy Walkway in Africa whiles learning about the medicinal value of the trees in the forest. Return to Accra after tour.

What’s included

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Breakfast
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Lunch

Itinerary

Day 1: With an early departure from Accra, take a 5 hour drive to Kumasi. Embark on a city tour to the Manhyia Palace, the Art centre, the Prempeh Museum, Okomfo Anokye sword site and the military museum. Check in to your hotel for the night.
Day 2: Depart for Elmina via the Assin Manso Slave River site.  The site is where the slaves had their last bath in African waters before being locked up at the slave castles in wait for shipment. Also visit the Cape Coast Castle built by the British in 1665 for another tour before retiring the day at your hotel in Elmina.
Day 3: Check out of hotel and visit the Elmina Castle built by the Portuguese in 1482. Explore the history of Elmina on foot after the castle tour. The last tour will be to the Kakum National Park. The Kakum National Park offers the traveller an interesting trail to the most popular Canopy Walkway in Africa whiles learning about the medicinal value of the trees in the forest. Return to Accra after tour.
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