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Sample Accra City Tour

 

Cost

(Inclusive of air-conditioned transportation, guide and lunch) 

  • $130 for one person

  • $75 per person for two persons

  • $60 per person for three persons

  • $55 per person for four persons

  • $50 per person minimum 5 persons. 

  • $40 per person for 10 persons or more

 

The Accra City Tour is designed to give visitors an overall introduction to Accra inclusive of a tourism site visit, shopping and time for lunch. The tour will give you an opportunity to visit Accra destinations and shops that are traditionally frequented by tourists to Accra as well as those places that are off the tourist trail.  While there will be an opportunity to contour the tour to the specific desires of the visitor(s), the tour will include the following:

Pick-Up

The tour begins after breakfast at approximately 8:30 with a departure from Sankofa Beach House.  You will begin by visiting the heart of Accra, Ghana’s political and administrative capital, a city with a blend of colonial and modern images.

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and Museum

You will visit the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and Museum, where the first head of state, Kwame Nkrumah is buried.  The Memorial also has a museum, outside exhibit of his achievements as well as a beautiful park with statues and great opportunities to take photos.

Arts Center Bazaar

The Memorial Park and Museum visit is followed by a brief introduction to gift shopping at the Arts Center Bazaar in the Center for National Culture.   You see on display the popular “Kente clothe, fabrics, carvings, leather goods and jewelry, as well as a host of other souvenir items. 

Lunch

The morning shopping will be followed by lunch in Osu, Accra’s center for shopping, restaurants, bars, and entertainment.

What is Next?

After lunch, you will have an option to visit some combination of the following places in Accra, depending on your interests and how much time you have for the City Tour.

  • Artist Alliance: An Oceanside Art Gallery that is the best in Ghana.

  • Accra Museum: The Museum is old and poorly maintained, but its collection gives the visitor a sense of Ghana’s people, culture and traditions.

  • La Palm and Labadi Beach Hotel: These are Accra’s 4 and 5 star ocean-side hotel with restaurants, casino and other amenities.

  • Accra Mall: The largest shopping mall in Ghana

  • University of Ghana, Legon: Ghana’s premier institution for higher learning.

  • Du Bois Centre: The burial location for one of the most prominent African American intellectuals, one of the fathers of Pan Africanism and a friend of Kwame Nkrumah.  There is also a museum located on this site.

  • George Padmore Centre: The burial location of the famous Trinidadian scholar, one of the fathers of Pan Africanism and a friend of Nkrumah’s.

Return

Expect to return to Sankofa Beach House in time for dinner.