|1||Arrive in Accra; meet assist and transfer to the hotel. Depending on your flight arrival time the following sites may be visited today. Begin the city tour of Accra, and go on a scenic drive through the beautiful and vast campus of the University of Ghana, Legon.||Overnight at Labadi Beach|
After breakfast drive to Cape Coast – En route visit Independence Square where you will see the enclosed flame of African Liberation, which was lit by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in 1961. Visit the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, the final resting place of Ghana’s first president. Set in attractive gardens, there is an adjoining museum, which contains photos, artifacts, and insight into Dr. Nkrumah’s life. Continue to Cape Coast arriving in time for lunch. Late afternoon visit Cape Coast Castle a UNESCO World Heritage site which was one of the departure points for Africans being sent to slavery in the Americas. The Castle is home to the “Door of No Return”.
After breakfast, visit Kakum National Park. Kakum is one of Ghana’s most famous parks. Take a brief walking tour on the forest floor; see birds, and butterflies and perhaps catch a glimpse of the forest’s over 40 species of mammals, including monkeys and the reclusive forest elephant. Kakum is famous for Africa’s only aerial walkway through the tree canopy, a 1000-foot long and seven-bridge walkway with viewing platforms that reach heights of over 150 feet above ground.
You may visit Global Mama’s where you will have a workshop. The Global Mama’s seeks to create wealth for African women and their families. Here you can design and make a beautiful Tye-Dye cloth as a takeaway souvenir.
Early evening return to Accra; rest of the evening at leisure or transfer to the airport for your onward flight