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.
If desired, the tour can also include a meal or snack at an authentic Ghanaian 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.