Ghana Heritage Tour

Season: January – December

Tour Customizable: Yes

Day 1


Arrival at the Kotoka International Airport . A guide from Blastours meets group on arrival and sends you to your hotel. A briefing about the tour will be given over a welcome dinner.  Spend the night stay at boutique hotel in the heart of Accra.

Day 2


Start the day with an Accra city tour through the principal streets of Accra . This tour will take us through the Independence square, the Arts Centre and the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum .

After lunch, we visit the Dubois Centre for Pan Africanism, meet up with historians at the Dubois Centre for debates and discussions.

Continue to the WEB Dubois Centre and the Diaspora African Forum (DAF).
You have the option to add the name of an ancestor to the historic Sankofa wall located at the Centre.

Spend the night stay at boutique hotel in the heart of Accra.

Day 3

Accra – Elmina

Set off for the Central Region with a stopover at Fort William in Anomabo, the ancestral home of Louise Armstrong. Also stopover at the Posuban Shrine.
Upon arrival, we visit the Cape Coast Castle, identified as a World Heritage monuments by the UNESCO World Heritage Foundation.

In the late afternoon, we visit the University of Cape Coast for a 2 hour lecture on African traditional religion and music by renowned lecturers.

Spend the night at a beach resort in Elmina

Day 4


Participate in a naming ceremony amidst traditional drumming and dancing by the villagers and also be given traditional African names.

Experience a guided tour of the Elmina Castle, declared as a UNESCO World heritage site, which was built by the Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine). It is a well preserved castle with an incredible history and infamous for its pivotal role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Continue with a walking tour through the Elmina township to view some houses built in colonial style, including a visit to the Asafo Shrines, where warriors prepared mentally and spiritually before going to war.

End the day relaxing at the beachfront resort.

Spend the night at a beach resort in Elmina

Day 5

Elmina – Kumasi

We visit the Kakum National Park to experience a walk across the Canopy walk way.

Continue trip to Kumasi through the Slave Route of Assin Manso, where the slaves were kept, had a last bath in the “Donko Nsuo” before shipment to the New World .

Upon arrival in Kumasi , we visit a village in the Ashanti Region, make a presentation to the Chief, and seek permission from him to learn about the history of the region from the elders who will also be recorded.

Spend the night in Kumasi

Day 6


Start the day with a visit to the Kejetia market, the largest open ari market in West Africa. Also visit to the Manhyia Palace , the seat of the Ashanti kingdom.

After lunch, we visit the craft villages of  Ntonso, famous for adinkra design and Ahwiaa for carving. Also visit the village of Adanwomase (Kente) to interact with locals and to learn traditional skills like kente weaving, palmwine tapping, farming, etc.

Spend the night in Kumasi

Day 7

Kumasi – Tamale

Depart for the Northern region with a stopover at the Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, where Mona and black and white Colobus monkeys are considered to be a significant part of the community. Continue trip northwards with a stopover at a traditional settlement en route. Spend the night at a Hotel, in Tamale

Day 8

Tamale – Salaga

Visit Salaga, pay a courtesy call on the Chief of Salaga. Visit the major slave market, the slave wells and cemetery now turned shrine. Also interview descendants slaves for a vivid narration of their history. Spend the night at a Hotel, in Tamale

Day 9

Tamale – Damongo

Morning visit to a local market. Depart for Damongo through Tamale, where we visit the Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art. Continue to the Mole National Park, home to 93 species of mammals, including herds of elephant, buck, and a wide range of bird life (approximately 300 species).

Overnight stay in Damongo

Day 10


Wake up in the early morning to the sights and sounds of the park and to view the elephants and other protected species of the game reserve.

Experience an early morning walking park safari. We will also visit the nearby Larabanga mosque.

End the day at the Mognori Eco Village, a community based eco-tourism site, learn the process of making shea butter and other the daily activities of this community, etc. End the day with storytelling and a cultural performance.

Overnight stay in Damongo

Day 11

Damongo – Tamale – Accra

Depart for Tamale with brief stops at settlements on route. Check into the Tamale Airport for a return trip to Accra by air

Spend the night stay at boutique hotel in the heart of Accra.

Day 12


Free day in Accra .

Overnight stay at a beach resort in Accra

Day 13


Visit the Makola Market and the Aburi Botanical gardens where we visit the woodcarvers of the mountains for handicrafts like sculptures, face masks, beads, leather, etc.

Overnight stay at a beach resort in Accra

Day 14


Free day and last minute shopping before departure.

(No overnight stay)

Tour Highlights

  • Welcome Ceremony
  • Naming Ceremony
  • Jamestown History Tour
  • Slave River in Assin Manso
  • Cape Coast & Elmina Castles
  • Fort William
  • Cultural and historical sites in the Ashanti Kingdom
  • Slave markets, Wells, Cemeteries on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Route
  • 13th Century Mosque, palaces, etc
  • Craft villages & markets
  • and many more

Tour Dates

Start Date:

Available all Year

End Date:

Available all Year


2 days or more

Group Size:

1 – 24 people

Tour Cost:



  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle with WIFI on board
  • Experienced English-speaking tour guide’s services
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Meals daily
  • Bottled water on vehicle at all times
  • All listed activities


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