Formerly known as the Gold Coast, Ghana is most famous for being the first country in black Africa to gain independence. Famous also for its friendly people and rich, colorful culture, Ghana is often referred to as the “Gateway to Africa.” It certainly is a wonderful first port of call, as it embodies so many of the good things Africa has to offer. We hope to see you in Ghana soon, and have listed all of our itineraries featuring Ghana for you to browse below.
Ghana Return 2021 Tour
Akwaaba! Welcome to Ghana, “The Gateway and Heart of West Africa.” We invite you to join us on an unforgettable journey into a land rich in history, tradition andculture – a land whose people are noted for their warmth, friendliness and hospitality. Ghana’s history spans almost 2000 years, to the riches of the ancient Ghanaian Empire. Abundant trade in gold, ivory, salt and kola nuts between Ghana and other African nations eventually drew Europeans to the shores of West Africa and to the country known as the Gold Coast. From the legendary Ashanti Kingdom to the vibrant streets of Accra, you will find virgin beaches, bustling markets, and historical sites steeped in sad, inhumane histories. In Ghana, you will appreciate exquisite arts and crafts and experience cultural drumming and dancing that will touch your very soul with its intensity. Come, relax and enjoy Ghana’s culture, beauty and warmth.
Eco Volta Adventure Tour
On this Eco Volta tour, conquer the heights of Mount Afadjato (the highest mountain in West Africa), view the verdant terrain below and swim in sparkling waters as you behold the breathtaking Wli Waterfall cascading from above. Visit the most noted rainforest in West Africa, Kakum National Park, andexperience the spectacular views of the rainforest as you cross the 100 foot high canopy walkway (one of only five of its kind in the world). The park is a prime location to view birds such as the African Hornbill, and in 1993 a butterfly species unseen anywhere else in the world was discovered in the park. As you travel north on this eco adventure, you will be delighted by a festival of butterflies at Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary, so have your cameras ready to capture the exciting scene. You will also visit Aburi Botanical Gardens in the Akwapim Mountains and at Shai Hills to view West Africa’s savannah animals: antelopes, bushbucks, kobs, baboons and monkeys.
Ghana Culture Tour
Ghana’s many ethnic groups celebrate more than 60 festivals each year. At any given time, you find from two to twelve festivals taking place in a month. This tour features two of Ghana’ s most popular events, the Bakatue Festival and the Akwasidae Festival. “Bakatue” means the opening up of the Benya Lagoon into the sea. A solemn casting of the net symbolizes the beginning of a new fishing season and is celebrated annually by the people of Elmina. The highlight of the Bakatue festival is the regatta boat race. The Adae and Akwasidae festivals feature the pomp and pageantry of the Ashanti Kingdom and take place every six weeks at the King’s palace. You will witness the King adorned in gold ornament, riding high in a Palanquin carried by his subjects as he comes out to receive the homage of his sub-Chiefs and his people.
Tribal Homelands Tour
Beautiful and fierce, seductive and spiritual, natural and rugged— West Africa is full of exciting contrasts and the Tribal Homelands tour has them all. This package fits so much into just two weeks in order to give you the experience of a lifetime. Your journey begins in warm, friendly Ghana and continues to traditional Burkina Faso, unconquered Niger, enigmatic Togo and fascinating Benin. The Tribal Homelands tour includes an array of interests and features the culture of several ethnic groups. This tour also offers you the opportunity to view diverse West African wildlife at Pendjari National Park and visit attractions earmarked as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Make stops in capital cities on the road to modern development as Africa begins its renaissance. Visit little known Natitingou and Parakou, the intensity of your sense of wonder will stay with you for a long time.
Tropical Adventure Tour
If you want to get away from it all, our Tropical Adventure tour is just what you need. Relax by pristine beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and take part in plenty of activities to add pizzazz to your holiday. You will return home completely rejuvenated. In Accra, you will explore the 100 plus year old capital city, with its blend of colonial and modern architecture. You will enjoy a cruise on the Volta, the largest manmade lake in the world. View the scenic and striking landscape of the undulating Akwapim-Togo mountain range as you dance to the sounds of Ghanaian highlife music. Visit Ada, on the Volta estuary, where you will enjoy a variety of water sports. Your time at Busua Beach will provide the perfect opportunity and location to unwind. Absorb the beautiful, natural surroundings and savor the hospitality of Ghana. Join us on this tour and give yourself permission to disconnect from the maddening pace of your world.
Sun and Fun Tour
This is a tour for the value-conscious traveler or anyone desiring a change of scenery, a taste for authentic Ghanaian culture, exotic cuisine and great hospitality. During this tour, you will visit one of the most notorious slave castles in Ghana and will also have fun challenging yourself to cross a 100ft high canopy walkway in Kakum National Park. You will have the option to lounge poolside at your beautiful resort or relax on naturally pristine beaches. So come and enjoy this sun and fun filled tour, it is sure to please!
Panafest 2021 Tour – Ghana Atonement Experience
Panafest is a biennial festival hosted in Ghana to celebrate and promote the ideals of unity and development. The festival is held for the enjoyment of Africans, people of African descent, and for all who are committed to the well being of Africans both on the continent and in the Diaspora. The festival involves historical reenactments and drama, cultural drumming, dancing and much more. Panafest unites individuals and groups through arts and culture, and by highlighting the rich traditions of a people that have survived through years of change and movement. As a part of this experience, you will have the chance to visit beautiful parts of Ghana including rainforests, sites of ancient kingdoms and historic castles.
In addition to the Panafest festivities, this tour will take you on an emotional journey to the Northern Region of Ghana, where a special atonement ceremony will be held for the group. The ceremony, set in Salaga (a town used as a major slave market during the slave trade) is a truly moving experience. Atonement will be sealed by villagers washing the feet of slave descendants as an act of humility and a plea for forgiveness. This ceremony, designed by the villagers themselves, is a symbolic apology for the acts of their ancestors.
Black History Month 2021
We invite you to join us here in Ghana as we celebrate Black History Month this year! This annual observance takes place each February and highlights the positive contributions made by Africans and people of African descent everywhere. By tracing the history of Africans on the continent and in the Diaspora, Black History Month promotes African arts and culture while heightening the confidence and awareness of Black people everywhere.
Ghana Independence 2021 Tour
Come join us as we celebrate Ghana’s Independence Day. These festivities take place during the first week in March, and feature the annual Independence Day Parade held at Black Star Square, replete with live music and entertainment by the Ghanaian military band. On this tour there will also be visits to Ghana’s infamous slave castles, Kakum National Park and a visit to the Ashanti Kingdom.