History Tour (Castles)

The history tour from Takoradi to the Central Region is a historically and culturally rich journey that takes you to two of the most significant reminders of the transatlantic slave trade. These castles played pivotal roles in the African slave trade and are now UNESCO World Heritage Sites, serving as powerful educational and reflective sites.

Throughout the excursion, your guide will share insights into the local culture and history of the region.

Group size 2 adults 4 adults 6 pax 8 – 14 pax
Rates per person (in USD)



$ 120.00


* Tour quote is in US Dollars ($), with an option to pay in Ghana Cedis (GH¢), Pounds Sterling (£) or Euro (€) at the current forex selling rate

Accepted methods of payment include cash/credit card on arrival, bank/wire transfers and online credit card payment (+3.0 % surcharge)

Takoradi – Cape Coast (85km) Elmina (15km) – Takoradi (75km)

08.00 a.m.

On arrival at the Takoradi port, a representative from Blastours will meet group at the pier of the cruise ship for a trip to the Central Region.

Continue trip to the Central Region, where we visit the Cape Coast Castle declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO World Heritage Foundation

After lunch at the Kokodo Guest House, we visit the Elmina Castle, another well-preserved Castle and slave dungeon built by the Portuguese in 1482.

Elmina Castle

Take a walk through the Elmina township including a visit to the fishing harbour, fish market and the St. Joseph Basilica

Return to Takoradi with a drive through Sekondi/Takoradi township and market.


Board ship for departure. (No overnight stay)

Tour Highlights

  • Cape Coast Castle
  • Elmina Castle
  • Elmina township
  • Fishing Harbour
  • Fish Market
  • St. Joseph Basilica


Tour Dates

Start Date:

Available all Year

End Date:

Available all Year


1 Day

Group Size:

2 – 14

Tour Cost:



  • Transportation to and from the Central Region in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Transportation to all sites named within the programme
  • Entrance fees to all highlighted attractions in the programme
  • Lunch + water
  • Tour guide’s & Driver’s allowance

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