Your guide will pick you up in Accra and lead your on a quick tour of Ghana’s vibrant capital city. Accra is a city teeming with historic sites, museums, and lively markets waiting to be explored.
The tour can be customized to your desires and can include any of the following sites:
The National Museum – houses a fascinating collection of Ghana’s historical treasures ranging from prehistoric to modern times
Centre for National Culture – this arts and crafts bazaar and textile market is a great place to find traditional handicrafts from all over Ghana
Makola Market – this place is teeming with vendors offering practically everything for sale in hundreds market stalls
Independence Square – with the Independence Arch and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, this is the site for many national celebrations
The National Theatre – The distinctive architecture of this modern building encompasses an important national centre for the performing arts.
Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum – This is the last resting place of the first President of Ghana, and a famous Pan-Africanist.
Jamestown – this historical area is most famous for the historic Osu Castle, which is now a government building. Nearby Oxford Street is a vibrant area with some of Accra’s best restaurants, bars and shops. Street vendors line the sidewalk and sell trinkets, souvenirs and fake Rolex watches.
Accra Zoo – this small zoo holds a collection of birds and animals indigenous to Africa.
University of Ghana at Legon – Ghana’s premier centre of higher education was founded in 1948 and features distinguished building and resplendent gardens.
Labida Pleasure Beach – this public beach is located on the western edge of Accra. The three-km beach is wide and sandy and popular with locals and visitors. The festive beach has a good selection of restaurants and snack bars, and entertainment is provided by a wide variety of musicians, acrobats, and other performers. There is a small entry fee, but the facilities include changing rooms and showers.
The tour will include lunch at either an authentic Ghanaian restaurant or a resort restaurant.
After your tour, your guide will return you to your hotel or other location in Accra.
Price is per group for up to 4 people. Please contact us for arranging tours for larger groups.
Price does not include any entrance fees, food, or drink.