Experience the Rhythms of December in Ghana

Afro Culture Trip

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, pulsating rhythms, and rich heritage of Ghana this December with our exclusive December In Ghana Tour Package. This extraordinary journey will take you on a captivating adventure through one of West Africa’s most dynamic and culturally significant countries, coinciding with the exhilarating Afrofuture festival in Accra. Get ready to experience the heart and soul of Ghana like never before.


$ 1800
  • Budget boutique hotel on the Oxford Street


$ 2400
  • Moderate boutique hotel on the Oxford Street


$ 4300
  • Luxury boutique hotel on the Oxford Street


Arrival – Accra

Upon arrival at the KIA, group will be met for a transfer to the hotel.

Depending on the time of arrival, we can visit the Accra Shopping Mall and explore nightlife on Osu’s Oxford street, the heartbeat of Accra’s nightlife scene. There are numerous of pubs, clubs, restaurants and fast food joints along the Oxford Street.

End the day with a welcome dinner with a live music.

Overnight stay at the Urbano Hotel/Roots Hotel / No. One Oxford Street (D)


Start the day with a walk through Jamestown, the ‘original Accra’ with its old streets. It happens to be one of the oldest settlements full of beautifully disheveled colonial buildings and yet remains one of the most vibrant districts.

Witness the traditional way of cooking some meals indigenous to West Africa including the art of molding and cooking of Ga kenkey, a skill that has been handed down by generations.

a statue of a person standing in front of a buildingContinue to the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and the Independence square.

End the day at the Arts Centre, where you will have an opportunity to use your bargaining skills to shop from an open-air market for artifacts from Ghana and West Africa. Drumming lessons can also be taken at this time. 

In the evening, you have the option to join in the AfroFuture celebrations, focused on the music, culture and art of Africa.

Overnight stay at the Urbano Hotel (or similar) in Accra /Roots Hotel / No. One Oxford Street (B/L)

Accra /Naming Ceremony  

Woman in Red Yellow and Blue Floral DressGroup will be picked up from the hotel to a local community in Accra. They will be welcomed by community leaders before joining in a naming ceremony. Amidst drumming and dancing, participants will be given traditional names by an adopted family.

Continue the day with a photoshoot dressed as local Royals (you get to keep the whole ensemble of clothing). 

Join the adopted family for a traditional meal.

In the afternoon, we will visit the Dubois Centre for Pan Africanism.

Return to our hotel to prepare for the evening’s optional activities.

You have the option to join in the AfroFuture celebrations, focused on the music, culture and art of Africa.

Gold Coast Restaurant.

Overnight stay at the Urbano Hotel (or similar) in Accra /Roots Hotel / No. One Oxford Street (B/L)


Volta Cruise

green palm trees beside body of water during daytimeEarly morning departure to Akosombo for a cruise along the Volta River.

Cruise with a stopover at the Dodi Island, enjoy a live band with a barbecue on board.

Return to Accra in the late afternoon.

End the day with a dinner to a live band performance.

Overnight stay at the Urbano Hotel (or similar) in Accra /Roots Hotel / No. One Oxford Street (B/L)

History & Nature Tour

a group of people walking across a suspension bridge06:30 – Early morning departure to the Central Region, the former administrative Centre of the Gold Coast.

Travel along a coastline marked with forts to the Kakum National Park comprising undisturbed virgin rainforest. Experience a walking tour on the longest and highest canopy walkway in West Africa.

After lunch, we visit the Cape Coast Castle declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a walk through the colonial city to experience the present day way of life.

Return to Accra in the late afternoon with a stopover at Anomabo, the ancestral home of Louis Armstrong.

Join in the New Year’s festivities.

Overnight stay at the Urbano Hotel (or similar) in Accra /Roots Hotel / No. One Oxford Street (B/L)


Free Day

topless man standing on water during daytimeToday is yours to enjoy at leisure. 

Explore the city of Accra, recover from the night before by sleeping in, or enjoy some free time at the beach or pool.

Overnight stay at the Urbano Hotel (or similar) in Accra /Roots Hotel / No. One Oxford Street (B)

Batik & Chocolate

Start the day with a batik workshop, led by a curator with more than 30 years of experience.

Family will be taken through the techniques of making batik by working on your own batik fabric.

Your design will dry overnight and be delivered the very next day.

Join in a chocolate tasting tour in the afternoon.

End the day with dinner to Palm Wine music at the Zen Gardens.

Overnight stay at the Urbano Hotel (or similar) in Accra /Roots Hotel / No. One Oxford Street (B/L/D)

Accra – Departure

Spend the morning free at the beach.  

In the early evening, we check into airport for departure.

No overnight stay (B)

Summary of Tour Package

8 days/ 7 nights programme includes the following:

Transportation to all sites in an air-conditioned bus by a professionally licensed driver

WIFI on board

5 star accommodation and the best each region has to offer

As indicated in the itinerary

B = Breakfast       L = Lunch          D = Dinner

Water on vehicle at all times.

  • All entry fees to highlighted attractions are pre-paid.
  • Including a naming ceremony
  • But excludes AfroFuture tickets
  • Table at the Polo Beach Club

A trained and licensed English speaking guide will accompany clients at all times.

Cost per person in USD ($) based on double occupancy

Group Size

 Bronze package

Silver package

Gold Package

10 + adults




* Tour quote is in U.S. Dollars ($) also payable in Ghana Cedis (Gh¢), Euro (€), or Pounds Sterling (£) at the current forex selling rate.

Please note that rates do not include international flights to and from Ghana, visa fees, travel insurance, snacks, non-specified meals, personal expenses, etc. 

Accepted methods of payment include bank transfers, wire transfers or through an online credit card payment system (+3.5% surcharge)

In cases where there is only one person in a room, that person will pay a single supplement of U.S. $450.00 (Bronze) / $480.00 (Silver) / $2300 (Gold)

A first deposit of 50% per participant is required for confirmation. The balance is due no later than the 15th of October 2023. (Unless otherwise agreed)

All payments to Blastours for the December program are non-refundable but transferrable.  This is because December is very busy in Ghana and that the contractual agreements we have  with the  hotels and other service providers  do not allow refunds over the period.

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Tour Highlights

Accra City Exploration:
Delve into the heart of Accra, Ghana’s bustling capital, and explore its iconic landmarks, including the Independence Arch, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, and bustling Makola Market.

Cape Coast and Elmina:
Visit the historic Cape Coast Castle and Elmina Castle, two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to gain a profound understanding of Ghana’s role in the transatlantic slave trade.

Kakum National Park:
Experience the breathtaking treetop canopy walkway at Kakum National Park, offering a unique perspective of the lush rainforest.

Local Cuisine:
Savour the delectable flavours of Ghanaian cuisine, from spicy jollof rice to savoury waakye and freshly grilled kebabs.

African Arts and Crafts:
Shop for authentic African art, clothing, and souvenirs at local markets and boutiques.

  • Traditional live band performances
  • Walking tour and street food tasting
  • Naming Ceremony & a photoshoot as Royals
  • Cruise along the Volta River with a barbecue on board
  • Batik stamping workshop
  • Chocolate tasting tour
  • Palm Wine Music and dancing
  • Free day on the beach


  • Accommodation in well-selected hotels.
  • All transportation within Ghana.
  • Knowledgeable local guides.
    All entrance fees and activities as per the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified (breakfast, some lunches, and dinners).
    Airport transfers.

Optional Add-ons

  • AfroFuture Festival: The centerpiece of this tour is the Afrochella Festival, a renowned celebration of African music, art, fashion, and culture. Join thousands of revelers from across the globe as you groove to electrifying Afrobeat tunes and witness incredible displays of African artistry.
  • Cultural workshops (drumming, dancing, cooking).
  • Visits to other historical and natural sites.