Flying into the city of Accra, Kotoka International Airport is where you would land.

 

  • Black Star Square, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial, W.E.B Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, Padmore Library, and Art Centre is a great place FOR SHOPPING as well as the Accra Mall

  • Visit 14th Century Cape Castle Dungeons, built by the Dutch and occupied at various times by the French, British, German and Portuguese. The guide gives a moving narration of the Slave Trade.  Enter Dungeons where the enslaved Africans were kept before being transported to the Americas and Caribbean. 

         

  • Participate in a candle light vigil in the Cape Coast Castle Dungeons in honor of our Ancestors who were kidnapped and enslaved.  Return to One Africa Health Resort situated on the beach to take a cleansing spiritual bath in the Gulf of Guinea.

                                

  • Elmina Castle Dungeon Visit Kakum National Park, cross over the trees on a treetop canopy walkway above the undisturbed peaceful virgin rainforest, home to many of Ghana’s indigenous plant life. Visit Hans Cottage Hotel for lunch and feeding the Crocodiles

         

  • Nzulezu, the village on stilts, located an hours rowing, upriver is built on stilts and this interesting village life takes place in the center of Lake Tandane.  According to history, the village was founded in the 18th century as a place local people could go to escape slave raiders. 

 

  • The Puerto, the Spanish restaurant located off the walkway at Beyin would be a great place to visit for refreshments and a taste of Spanish town cuisine.

 

  • Akoma International School of Art and Science, built by African Americans very significant for Diasporas’

 

  • Wassa Domana Rock Shrine, located about 45 minutes from Kakum National Park, an Eco tourism project.  You will walk through the forest to the shrine.  The small sacred grove is an awe-inspiring natural rock formation known as “Bosom Kese” or great god.  It is a mammoth rock monolith supported by three upright rocks and reaches nearly three story’s high.   

 

  • Kumasi, Asante Empire and Garden City of West Africa. In route visit Assin Manso & Last Bath and the Reverential Garden, located at the river where the enslaved were given their last bath before being taken to Cape Coast and Elmina Castle Dungeons. 

  • The mortal remains of a Jamaican, Crystal, from Jamaica, West Indies, who dedicated her life to fighting racism and Samuel Carson, an African American naval officer from the U.S.A. were both buried at Assin Manso in August 1998 as a prelude to Ghana’s first Emancipation Day celebration.

  • Visit Bonwire (the Kente Village), Ahwia (the wood carving village), and see Adinkra Cloth made.  Also in Kumasi

  • The Manhyia Palace Museum possibly meet with the Asantehene (head King of all Kings, also called the King of Gold);and visit the Kumasi Arts & Cultural Center and Lake Bosomtwi.  

           

  • Kejetia Market, which is the largest open-air market in West Africa. It is located in the heart of Kumasi, seat of the Asanti Empire and Garden City of West Africa. This Market is one of the commercial hot spots of Africa. Traders from across the continent gather here to transact businesses of varying degrees and styles.

         

  • Aburi Park one of the most beautiful peaceful and fascinating places in Ghana. The Garden covers an area of 64.8 hectares (160 acres) but only 12.2 hectares (3 acres) have been developed in to a formal garden with the remaining 52.6 hectares forming the Botanical reserve. Aburi is located in the cooler mountains north of Accra (about 45 minute drive). Visiting the gardens is both an educational and aesthetic experience, with beautiful palm lined lanes and a wide variety of traditional, medicinal plants, including a silk cotton tree (Ceibapentrandra) that is the sole survivor of the original forest that once covered the Aburi hills. This species is one of the largest trees in West Africa, growing to 48m or more, with a girth up to 5-7m above the buttresses. This is one of the sacred trees of West Africa, also, an opportunity to shop.

 

  • Presidential Palace and meet the Trade & Commerce Minister

Tour the homes and businesses of repatriated prominent African Americans