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Discover Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire in 10 Days

Starting from$1620 /per person
10days
includes:
  • .transports
  • .Flight
  • .tour guide
  • .standard meal
  • .hotels

Day 1: Woezor/Bienvenue - Welcome

Arrive in Accra, Ghana.

Transfer from the airport to your hotel for a welcome drink and orientation.

Day 2: ACCRA CITY TOUR

After breakfast, undertake a sightseeing city tour of Accra.

Visit some of the highlights in Accra like the Osu Chief's Palace for an insight on the history of the Ga people.

Visit the Osu castle, Built by the Danes around 1659 and originally called Christiansburg Castle, Osu Castle was the seat of government until 2013, when the president and his office moved to Flagstaff House. It remains closed to visitors for the time being, and photographs are not allowed.

Visit the old colonial neighbourhoods of James Town and Usher Town, an interesting area to explore on foot. Also, visit the old fishing harbour, climb to the Usher Lighthouse, stroll through the fishing communities and optionally wander around the Mokola Market.

Continue your way to the Independence Square and the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Mausoleum, the final resting place of the first president of Ghana.

Visit the Artist Alliance Gallery and the Art Centre, where traditional arts craftworks among wooden sculptures and paintings, and Ghanaian fabrics are displayed.

Take a break for a refreshing lunch at a local restaurant.

Resume your tour to pay a visit to the W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Centre. The Museum is dedicated to Mr. Du Bois, a prominent American pan-African of the 20th century.

During weekdays, you can visit the workshop of Trashy Bags, where they make different types of accessories out of plastic trash.

Continue to your hotel for dinner and relaxation.

Day 3: Accra - Kumasi

After breakfast, find your way through the Akuapem Mountain Range to the Ashanti Kingdom.

Along the way, visit the TK Beads Industry and observe the century-old process where colourful beads are made from recycled glass. The beads stilll play an important role in the Krobo culture and are worn at different ceremonies and celebrations. There is a great glass beads shop at the premise as well. Optionally you can also decide to take part in a workshop.

Visit the wood carvers upon approaching the entrance of the Gardens of Aburi, where you would see local wood carvers carving wood into different symbolic forms and shapes. Proceed to Aburi Botanical Gardens, one of the most beautiful, peaceful and fascinating places in Ghana, where you can get a bulk insight on medicinal plants and their botanical names.

Continue your way and Visit Adjeikrom, and take a guided walk through a small town where cacao farming and processing is the main source of livelihood. Visit the cacao plantation.

Take a break for a refreshing lunch at a local restaurant.

Continue your journey after lunch and visit Bunso Aboretum tropical gardens, which is set amidst lushly vegetated hills. The Aburetum offers a 45-minute guided walk, where you can learn about the tropical plants, timbers and herbs, as well as birds and butterflies. There is also a canopy walk-way available, a wood-and-rope walk-way between the tops of the giant trees.

Also visit the Temple of Besease, an important worshiping place for the Ashanti peoples for more than three centuries. Recently restored with the help of the French Cooperation, it is a particularly beautiful example of traditional Ashanti architecture

Arrive in Kumasi and check-in at your hotel for dinner and relaxation.

Day 4: Ashanti City Tour

After breakfast, visit some of the highlights of the city, such as the Manhyia Palace Museum, which offers a first-hand information on the legacies of the Ashanti Kingdom. Proceed to the National Culture centre, which shares premises with the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum, home to the dazzling studios of traditional potters, brass, wood carvers, bead makers and batik makers.

Take an early lunch break at a local restaurant.

After lunch, visit the three famous craft villages in the Ashanti Region:
Ahwiaa - the woodcarvers' village, Adawomase and Ntonso villages - the home of Adinkra and Bonwire - the Kente weaving village. On this tour, you will have the opportunity to see how African crafts are made and offers you the opportunity to buy directly from the artisans who make them.

Drive to Kejetia Market (the largest open air market in West Africa). Once you arrive at the market you will be assigned with host guides in small groups, who will take you around the market.

It is possible to attend the Akwasidae Festival on this day, if arranged; celebrated on six weeks intervals.

Return to your hotel for dinner and relaxation.

Day 5: Kumasi - Cape Coast and Elmina Castles

After breakfast, continue your way to the Central Region of Ghana, considered the heartbeat of Ghana tourism because of its wealth of beaches, forts and castles and festivals.

Along the way, visit the slavery monument and ancestral graveyard in Assin-Manso, which used to be the final stop on the slave trail where slaves were bathed and sold at the slave market before walked in heavy chains to the castles on the coast, and transported to 'The New World' under terrible circumstances.

Visit the Cape Coast Castle, which was built by the Swedes in 1653 and later taken over by the British. The castle also holds the West African Historical Museum, established by the Smithsonian Institute in collaboration with the government of Ghana in 1994.

Take a lunch at a local restaurant.

Visit the Elmina Castle built by the Portuguese in 1482 and also known as St. George's Castle. This castle was the first European structure built in Sub - Saharan Africa. The Castle offers one of West Africa's greatest spots for photography, especially at the peak of the sunset.

Visit Fort St. Jago built by the Dutch in 1665 on St. George Hill. It is from this vantage point that the Dutch launched their successful land attack on Elmina Castle in 1637. The fort was built primarily to provide military protection to the Elmina Castle and to serve as a disciplinary institution for European convicts.

Continue to your resort for dinner and relaxation. You could take a leisurely walk along the beach to see the fisher folks going about their fishing activities under the exit of the beautiful sunset.

Do not forget to take photos of the spectacular sunset.

Day 6: In and around Elmina

After breakfast, depart to explore the historic Kakum National Park, one of West Africa's surviving tropical rain forests, spanning over 360sq km and filled with diverse and dense vegetation. A blend of true rainforest and semi deciduous forest, Kakum is the home to over 40 large mammals, 400 bird species and a breathtaking array of butterflies, flora and fauna.

The most popular attraction in the forest is the Canopy walkway which is made up of seven bridges extending 330m and hanging 40m above the forest floor. Undertake a 2 kilometer nature walk through the forest to discover the wide variety of exotic floral species and the medicinal values they offer or take a canopy walkway which hangs 100 feet above the forest floor or an over view of the rain forest while enjoying the tuning sounds of whispering birds.

Take a break for a refreshing lunch.

Visit the Posuban Military Shrine, where the Asafo companies, (Fanti traditional soldiers), prepare spiritually for war. These shrines are wonderful examples of how art is used in the daily lives of Ghanaians.

If desired, meet the Chief fisherman and his entourage in one of the fishing communities for a discussion on how they go about their fishing methods, sales and preservation of their catch.

Return to your resort for a dance performance and dinner.

Do not forget to take photos of the spectacular sunset

Day 7: Elmina - Grand-Bassam - Abidjan

Spend part of the morning by relaxing some more at the beach, breakfast and depart from Elmina for a scenic journey through the Western Region of Ghana to Abidjan in Ivory Coast.

Along the way, stop at Grand Bassam, where you will tour the colonial city of Grand-Bassam, the former French settlement, and home to many colonial buildings. You will also visit the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand-Bassam and the Cote d'Ivoire National Museum of Costume.

Take a break for lunch.

Continue your way to Abidjan; upon arrival, check-in at your hotel relaxation and dinner.

Day 8: Abidjan City Tour

AAfter breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Abidjan. Serving as the capital, Abidjan is the biggest and most important city of Cote d'Ivoire. With a population of around 6,500,000 people, it is the second largest city in West Africa after Lagos. Today, Abidjan remains the economic and cultural capital of the country.

Visit the public zoo of Abidjan, where you will see many exotic animals. Later depart for a 15-minute drive to visit the Musee National of Abidjan which has a very large collection of over 20,000 objects, including wooden statues and masks, pottery, ivory and bronze.

Take a refreshing lunch break.

After lunch, visit the "Trechville market" where you will have the chance to get all your souvenirs (jewelry, clothes, cloths, pagnes, woodcrafts, etc.

Return to your hotel for dinner and relaxation.

Day 9: Abidjan - Yamoussoukro - Abidjan

After an early leisurely breakfast, explore more of Abidjan and depart for a scenic journey to Yamoussoukro, the administrative capital of Cote d'Ivoire and home to the late president Felix Houphouet Boigny.

Explore the city of Yamoussoukro, home to the Presidential Palace, which is now used by relatives of the late president Felix Houphouet Boigny.

Take a break for lunch After lunch, visit the The Abokouamekro Game Reserve.

Return to Abidjan and retire to your hotel for dinner and relaxation at the beach.

Do not forget to take photos of the spectacular sunset.

Day 10: Departure

After breakfast, spend part of the morning exploring the beach or undertake last minute shopping, after which you head to the airport for check-in and departure.

Spontaneous stops based on client's interests for photography or a quick scenic gaze during the tour is allowed.

There is a possibility of witnessing a naming ceremony, join a church service or witness a funeral ceremony while tour is in session.

Cancellation Policy

Worlanyo Tours' cancellation policy is applied as follows:
Cancellations made 60 days or more prior to the start of the tour will be charged cancellation fee of 15% of the tour cost.
Cancellations made 45 to 30 days prior to the start to the tour will be charged cancellation fee of 20% of the tour cost.
Cancellations made 25 to 15 days prior to the start to the tour will be charged cancellation fee of 25% of the tour cost.
Cancellations made 15 days or less prior to the start of the tour will be charged cancellation of 100%, meaning no refund.

Trip cancellation insurance is recommended.

Domestic flight tickets are non-refundable when alternate (land) arrangements are made.

No-Shows, late arrivals, voluntary changes or cancellations by travelers of tour days or services during a tour are non-refundable. Cancellation Insurance Is recommended.

Prior to the start of the tour, Worlanyo Tours reserves the right to cancel a tour, and will provide a full refund of all payments. Worlanyo Tours has never cancelled a tour but would do so at Its sole discretion should travelers' safety be of concern. Worlanyo Tours is not responsible for expenses Incurred by travelers in preparing for a trip which is eventually cancelled.

Once travelers are at the destination in Africa, Worlanyo Tours will provide comparable alternate tour arrangements if the cancellation of a particular tour is deemed necessary. Should travelers elect not to accept these alternate arrangements, this will constitute voluntary refusal of services, and no refunds will be given.

Pro-rata refunds will be made if alternate arrangements are not comparable to the original tour services, Please note: Domestic flights may be replaced by ground transportation, if the domestic flight schedule renders flights impossible within the constraints of a tour and/or the tour dates; In this case, the missed flights ac non-refundable as the ticket price will be used to make alternate land arrangements

Worlanyo Tours prices are stated in U.S. Dollars (USD), and are subject to change until a tour deposit is received. Prices do not include international travel to/from Africa, passport fees, entry visa fees, excess baggage charges, airport taxes, immunization or other medical fees, non-specified meals, alcoholic or other beverages, insurance, tips for tour staff, laundry and other personal expenses.

Discover Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire in 10 Days Price

From USD 1620 - based on one person

Take this tour with a friend or friends to share the cost

This tour could be done by public transport as well, with the aid of a tour guide, for low budget tourists.

highlights

cost includes
  • Round trip Airport transfer
  • 7 days 4x4 comfortable car rental with English and French speaking driver
  • Fuel and toll
  • Driver's allowance
  • 7 days Accommodation with breakfast
COST EXCLUDES:
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs and other personal expenses
  • Tour activities and excursions
  • Gratitudes (Optional)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)

Total Price per person-

$1620