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- Boat | Sailing Boat
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6-Day Ghana Slave Trade Historic Tour
- See scenic Nzulezu
- Tour Ghana's Slave Castles
- Visit Cape Three Points
- Tour Accra
The Gold Coast, now Ghana is a key country for the infamous Atlantic Slave Trade.
The remains from this trade are still available for tourists or researchers to come and explore.
This 6 day journey is an emotional one that will leave you with memories from the past.
Begin in Accra and head to Axim to visit the Slave Castles. Visit Cape Coast and Elmina. Then, see scenic Nzulezu and tour Fort Appolonia in Beyin.
Take a look at Cape Three Points' lighthouse and take a full tour of the country's capital, Accra.
- 5 nights accommodation
- Private A/C vehicle with fuel
- Airport transfers
- Professional English-speaking driver
- Tour guide at all attractions
- All attraction and activity fees
- Complimentary bottled water
- 24h ongoing support
- Lunch and dinner
- Accommodation on day 6
- Private tour guide
- Professional Private Tour Guide (U$80/day)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Ghana!
Welcome to Ghana!
You will be welcomed by our staff at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
Stay in Accra overnight.
Visit Ghana's Breathtaking Slave Castles
After breakfast, depart for a scenic drive to the Central and Western Region of Ghana, the breathtaking home of Cape Coast, Elmina, and other slave castles.
As you leave the hustle and bustle of Accra for the slower, more laid back pace of the lush Central Region, you will notice the backdrop transform before your eyes.
Your first stop will be to the Cape Coast Castle, built in 1653 by Sweden and later taken over by the British, also home to the West African Historical Museum.
The second, Elmina Castle, was built by the Portuguese in 1482 and was formerly known as St. George's Castle.
Move on to the last attraction for the day, Fort St. Jago.
Depart for Axim and stay there for the night.
Go on a Dugout Canoe Ride at Beyin
After breakfast, depart on a trip to Beyin.
Make a detour to Fort St. Anthony (San Antonio) at Axim. This was the second Portuguese fort built on the Gold Coast, after St. George’s Castle (Elmina Castle).
After, head to Nzulezu, a unique village built on water. Nzulezu is built entirely on stilts over an open lake fed by two rivers.
Upon arrival at Beyin, enjoy a 5km ride on the lake in a local dugout canoe. The ride takes you through areas of marsh and open pools fringed with palm thickets and it opens out into the vast expanse of the lake.
A variety of birds are often seen emerging from the reeds or sitting on the low hanging branches of the surrounding jungle.
Upon your arrival in the village, interact with the locals and explore the adjacent area.
Later, visit Fort Appolonia back in Beyin. This fort was built in 1768 by English merchants and transferred to the Dutch in 1868.
Visit Cape Three Points
After breakfast, start your tour with a visit to Fort Batentstein at Butre.
The view of the Atlantic coastline from the bastions of Fort Batenstein is quite sensational.
After your tour, visit the Lighthouse at Cape Three Points.
Cape Three Points is best known for its lighthouse, the first of which was constructed in 1875 by the British as a navigational aid for trading vessels sailing through the Gulf of Guinea.
The original structure has since become a ruin; however, a larger and improved lighthouse was completed in 1921, and it is still functioning today.
Climb to the top and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views amid explanations supplied by the affable lighthouse caretaker.
After the tour, return to Axim.
Head Back to Ghana Stopping at Fort Metal Cross
After breakfast, depart to Accra by making a detour to Fort Metal Cross at Dixcove.
Upon your arrival in Accra, you will spend the rest of the day at the beach relaxing.
Stay in Accra overnight.
Tour the Highlights of Accra
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing city tour of Accra.
Drive through the administrative and economic districts of Accra, housing a blend of colonial and contemporary architecture which symbolizes the cultural mix of the city.
Visit the W. E. B. Dubois Center for Pan-African Culture. There, you will be treated to a guided tour through the Dr. Dubois research library.
Then, stop at the Independence/Black Star Square and the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum.
To the east of the square, you will also get a view of Osu Castle, the previous seat of the Ghanaian Presidency.
Continue your trip to the Arts Center – a large arts and crafts market where you can find handicrafts from all over Ghana and West Africa. Be prepared to use your bargaining skills!
Afterward, visit a fort in James Town.
Finally, head back to the airport in time for your departure flight. Safe travels!