slave route

Slave Routes Tour


Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at the Kotoka International Airport . A guide will group on arrival and sends you to your hotel. A briefing about the tour will be given over a welcome dinner (Spend the night in Accra.)

Day 2

Start the day with an Accra city tour through the principal streets of Accra . This tour will take us through the Independence square, the Arts Centre Dubois Centre and the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum with a lunch break at the National Museum . Continue with the Accra city tour with a visit to the Art Center for souvenirs then to the Dubois Centre for Pan Africanism, Read through the scripts at the library for more information and achievements of Du Bois the Great Pan- Africa

Day 3

We set off for Cape Coast with a stopover at the Posuban Shrine. Upon arrival, we visit the Cape Coast Castle, identified as a World Heritage monuments by the UNESCO World Heritage Foundation. In the late afternoon, we visit the Sensational Canopy Walk in Kakum National Park. Then head to Elmina. (Spend the night in Elmina, 3-star)

Day 4

Visit the Elmina Castle and Fort Jago . After lunch, we take a walk though the historical town of Elmina with a stopover at the Java Museum . Spend the rest of the evening the Cape Coast Cultural Centre for a cultural performance. (Spend the night in Elmina, 3-star)

Day 5

We will depart to Kumasi through the Slave Route of Assin Manso, where the slaves were kept, had a last bath in the "Donko Nsuo" before shipment to the New World . Upon arrival in Kumasi , we visit a village in the Ashanti Region, visit the Manhyia Palace to have a historical tour in the Place. We will have a lecture in the evening by an elder from the Ashanti Kingdomto brief as about the Kingdom(spend the night in Kumasi,3-star hotel

Day 6

Start the day with a visit to the Yaa Asantawaa Museum and the Prempeh war museum. Also visit the Kejetia market. ( Spend the night in Kumasi , 3-star)

Day 7

Visit Salaga; pay a courtesy call on the Chief of Salaga. Visit the major slave market, the slave wells and cemetery now turned shrine. Also interview descendant's slaves for a vivid narration of their history. (Spend the night at the Gariba Hotel, Tamale 2-star)

Day 8

Continue trip to Paga. Upon arrival, pay a courtesy call on the Chief of Paga. Visit he Pikworo Slave market and the crocodile ponds. (Overnight stay in Navrongo)

Day 9

Visit the Wa Naa's Palace, the Tomb of Ekem Ferguson and the Gwollu defense wall, which was a part of the Slave route. Have a dialogue in the late afternoon with the Chief and people over the slave experience. (Overnight stay in Wa)

Day 10

Return to Tamale with a stopover at the Larabanga Mosque and the Mystery stone. (Overnight stay in Tamale)

Day 11

Return to Accra with a stopover at the craft villages of Pankronu, re nowned for pottery, Ahwiaa for carving and Ntonso for adinkra textiles before returning to Accra . (Overnight stay In Accra)

Day 12

Free day in Accra . (Overnight stay in Accra , La Palm Beach Resort, 4-star)

Day 13

Visit the Makola Market and the Aburi Botanical gardens where we visit the woodcarvers of the mountains for handicrafts like sculptures, face masks, beads, leather, etc. (Overnight stay in Accra, New Cocoa Beach Resort,3-star)

Day 14

Free day and last minute shopping before departure. (No overnight stay)