Worlanyo Tours Ghana - Reach Your Travel Dream

8 days heritage and Culture tour of Ghana

Starting from$1490 /per person
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  • .Flight
  • .tour guide
  • .standard meal
  • .hotels


Arrive in Accra, Ghana.

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


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.

Return to your hotel for dinner and relaxation.


Depart to the Central Region to visit the infamous forts, castles and slave dungeons of Ghana, where you will experience the physical history of the slave trade, the impact of which is still felt beyond the shores of Africa to date.

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. Also visit the Java Museum.

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.


After a hearty 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 lunch break.

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.

Continue to your resort for dinner and relaxation at the beach.


After breakfast, continue your journey through the forest zone to Kumasi, the seat of the legendary Ashanti Kingdom.

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.

Arrive in Kumasi and after enjoying an early lunch:

Visit the Manhyia Palace Museum, which offers a firsthand 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.

If desired, also visit the Kejetia market, known as the biggest market stretch in West Africa.

Continue to your hotel for dinner and relaxation.


Today you will 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.

Take a lunch break.

Continue your journey through the tropical forest zone of the Akwapim range of mountains to Akosombo.

Along the way, make a stop at the Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa processing Institute for a cocoa processing and propagation tour.

Arrive at Akosombo for dinner and relaxation at the hotel, while enjoying a whisked away serene atmosphere at the Volta Lake.

Day 7: FULL DAY AKOSOMBO - VOLTA RIVER BOAT CRUISE (Saturdays and Sundays only)

After breakfast, depart to the Akosombo Port for a cruise on the largest man-made lake in the world, the Lake Volta. Get aboard the “Dodi Princess” yacht where you will dance to the sweet sounds of live highlife music played by the cruise boat resident band. Enjoy the calmness of the lake and bask in the beckoning beauty of the mountain scenery and surrounding.

Enjoy lunch on board the yacht, return to the port and continue to your hotel for dinner and relaxation.

There are different water related activities available on request. For example, rent a canoe or go for some swimming in a nearby pool, or undertake a guided boat trip on the river. A boat excursion to one of the islands in the middle of river could be organised.


After breakfast, depart on a scenic drive to a beautiful to a village located on the Volta River to pay a courtesy call on the paramount chief and elders amidst traditional drumming and dancing by the villagers.

You could optionally participate in a naming ceremony, where you will be given a traditional Ghanaian name. Other activities include a demonstration of pottery making which is the main occupation of the women in the village.

Return to Accra and on arrival, optionally undertake a souvenir shopping.

Visit Ghana’s unique shopping spots like the Artisans gallery, he Sun-Trade for crafts and the beautiful unisex African apparel shop of Mawuli Okudzeto, the Accra Shopping Mall, etc.

Proceed to the Airport, where the driver will drop you off 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.

8 days heritage and Culture tour of Ghana

From USD 1490 - 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.


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 standard breakfast
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs and other personal expenses
  • Tour activities and excursions
  • Gratitudes (Optional)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)

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