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Sample Honeymoon Tour

 

Cost: $1400/ per couple

 

Package includes the following:

  • 6 nights accommodation

  • Airport pick-up and drop off

  • All breakfasts

  • Lunch and dinner at Sankofa Beach House

  • Transportation to Accra and Cape Coast

  • Entrance fees to Kakum and Cape Coast Castle

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana. Sankofa Meroe Tours will organize your pick up from the airport and take you directly to Sankofa Meroe Tours. Depending on your time of arrival, lunch and dinner will be provided.

Day 2: Let the Vacation Begin

Day to relax and enjoy Sankofa Beach House. Sleep in, go for a walk and take it all it. This is the day your vacation truly begins.

Day 3: Cape Coast

Travel to Cape Coast comfortably first thing in the morning. After breakfast, you will travel in an air conditioned vehicle to Cape Coast and check you into a 2 star Hotel. ($100 upgrade reservation to one of the best hotels in the area for one night.)

After a great lunch, tour the Cape Coast Castle to learn more about the history of slavery in Ghana. Cape Coast Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage site, as are the two forts in neighbouring Elmina.  While constructed by the Swedes in 1653, and fought over by several European powers during the slave trade era, the Castle and its dungeons became the centre of English administration of the Gold Coast until the capital moved to Accra in 1877, and only changed hands again at Ghana's independence in 1957.

We leave the evening open for you to either relax or find new adventures.

Day 4: Kakum National Park

Africa's only canopy walkway suspended 100 feet above the ground, offering you what is truly a bird's eye view of the rainforest. At this height, you don't have to be an expert to identify the colorful patterns of tropical birds as they glide through the forest below you.

You don't even have to climb to get onto the walkway. It starts at ground level, and as you walk along, the land below you slopes into a valley, and you find yourself twelve stories up in the forest canopy. The horseshoe-like pattern of bridges — made of steel cable, netting, and narrow wooden planks — are connected by tree platforms that serve as observation points for viewing the rainforest. You circle back to complete your tour on

Among other species, more than 300 kinds of birds and about 550 types of butterflies make their home in the forest canopy, and many of the canopy's inhabitants have never set foot on the forest floor. You can hear the distant rustling of leaves as a troop of monkeys travel through the canopy, but don't expect to see them. Kakum's mammals are known to be extremely elusive.

When you are done walking (or maybe even running!) through the canopy of the rainforest you will have lunch at Birawa Beach Resort. After your romantic meal at this restaurant perched on a bluff overlooking the ocean you will return to Sankofa Beach House.

Day 5: Exploring Accra

Accra is a quickly growing cosmopolitan city with a lot of history, culture and excitement. After visiting some of the famous historical sites, such as the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, you can take some time to shop at the Art Center known for its wide selection of Ghanaian goods. However, if the open-air market is not your style you can also do some shopping at the various malls across the city.

When you are done shopping enjoy lunch at any of the wonderful restaurants that Accra as to offer and return to Sankofa Beach House when you are ready.

Day 6: Vacation is Great

With this day you can do whatever you want! Maybe you want to go back into Accra and spend some more time. Or maybe you just want to hang out at Sankofa Beach House and truly enjoy the rest of your honeymoon.

Day 7: Departure

We will return you to Kotoka International Airport and hope to see you in the near future!