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Detty December: Ghana’s Afrochella Adventure

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Duration

7 Nights 8 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Detty December: Ghana’s Afrochella Adventure

Discover Ghana: A Journey of Culture and Adventure

Firstly, embark on an enriching journey through Ghana, beginning with an immersive city tour of Accra, where you’ll visit iconic landmarks like Independence Square and the bustling Makola Market, gaining insight into Ghana’s vibrant culture and history.

Unveiling Accra’s Rich Tapestry

In Accra, the bustling heartbeat of Ghana, immerse yourself in the dynamic rhythm of daily life. Also, explore Independence Square, a symbol of Ghana’s hard-fought freedom, where monumental arches and statues pay homage to the nation’s independence heroes. However, wander through the labyrinthine alleys of Makola Market, a sensory feast of sights, sounds, and scents, where vendors peddle everything from fresh produce to colorful textiles.

Afrochella/AfroFuture: Celebrating African Creativity

Dive into the cultural extravaganza of Afrochella/AfroFuture, an annual festival that pulsates with the vibrancy of African music, art, fashion, and cuisine. Join the festivities as performers showcase the continent’s creativity and dynamism, fostering a sense of unity and pride among attendees from around the globe.

Mastering the Art of Batik

Engage in a hands-on batik-making workshop, where you’ll learn the intricate wax-resist dyeing technique used to create stunning traditional textiles. Also, Under the guidance of skilled artisans, unleash your creativity and design your own unique batik masterpiece, gaining insight into the rich heritage of Ghanaian craftsmanship.

Thrills amidst Nature at Kakum National Park

Transition to the serene environment of Kakum National Park, a verdant oasis teeming with a rich diversity of flora and fauna. The highlight of your visit is the thrilling Kakum Canopy Walkway, an awe-inspiring feat of engineering that offers a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy. Traverse the swaying bridges and lofty platforms, immersing yourself in the natural splendor that surrounds you.

Serenity on Ghana’s Waterways

Conversely, your adventure with a leisurely boat cruise along Ghana’s picturesque waterways, where tranquil scenes of lush landscapes and tranquil villages unfold before your eyes. Drift along the gentle currents, allowing the serene ambiance to wash over you as you reflect on the memories made during your journey through Ghana.

This comprehensive exploration captures the essence of Ghana, blending vibrant city life, cultural festivities, traditional arts, and natural beauty, promising an unforgettable experience. Join us as we unravel the tapestry of Ghana’s rich heritage with this Detty December Tour and embark on a journey of discovery and adventure.

In conclusion, Book now let’s enjoy this Detty December: Ghana’s Afrochella Adventure together.

Highlights

  • Aburi gardens and legon botanical gardens
  • Afrofuture VIP tickets
  • Batik Designs, Afrofuture
  • Sandbox beach and paints and sip
  • Cape coast, kakum
  • Volta, Boat ride

Day 1: Arrival in Accra - 26\12\2024
Day 1:  Arrival in Accra - 26\12\2024

Upon arrival at Kotoka International Airport at 10 am, your tour guide will welcome you and facilitate the clearance procedures. Subsequently, you'll be escorted to your accommodation, the Accra City Hotel or a similar establishment, where you will relax and recuperate from your journey. At 3 pm. Begin at Independence Square, a symbol of Ghana's freedom from colonial rule. Then, explore Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, dedicated to Ghana's first president and a pivotal figure in the country's independence movement. Next, delve into the history of Old Accra town, formerly known as James Town, a vibrant neighbourhood filled with historical landmarks and cultural significance. Finally, visit the National Museum, home to a diverse collection showcasing Ghana's rich cultural heritage, from ancient artefacts to contemporary art pieces. Each site offers a glimpse into Ghana's past and journey to the present day. After your enriching tour, return to your Hotel (Accra city) where you can relax and indulge in a delightful dinner. Rest for tomorrow

Day 2: Aburi Gardens & Legon Botanical Gardens - 27\12\24
Day 2:  Aburi Gardens & Legon Botanical Gardens - 27\12\24

Today after breakfast, after a delightful breakfast, our journey will take us to two of Ghana's most beautiful natural attractions: Aburi Botanical Gardens and Legon Botanical Gardens. First, we will explore the Aburi Botanical Gardens, a serene haven nestled in the cool hills of the Eastern Region. Established in 1890, these gardens are a sanctuary for nature lovers, offering a rich collection of tropical plants and trees. We’ll stroll through the lush greenery, marveling at the variety of flora, from towering palms to exotic orchids. The gardens also feature colonial-era buildings, adding a historical touch to our visit. As we walk, we’ll breathe in the fresh, fragrant air, feeling rejuvenated by the tranquility and beauty of our surroundings. Next, we head to the Legon Botanical Gardens, located on the University of Ghana campus in Accra. These gardens are a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. We’ll explore the extensive grounds, discovering various plant species and enjoying the scenic landscapes. For those seeking a bit of excitement, the gardens offer activities such as canopy walkways, high ropes courses, and boating on the serene lake. Whether we’re admiring the flora or engaging in thrilling outdoor activities, Legon Botanical Gardens promises an enriching experience for all.  

Day 3: AfroFuture Day 1 - 28\12\24
Day 3: AfroFuture Day 1 - 28\12\24

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, we'll head to the Afrochella program center, kicking off our day with an immersion into creativity and cultural celebration. This vibrant hub serves as a haven for artists and enthusiasts alike, pulsating with energy and artistic flair. Here, we'll delve into a kaleidoscope of colors and textures, exploring a diverse range of art forms, from traditional Ghanaian crafts to contemporary masterpieces.

Additionally, we'll partake in body sketching, a captivating form of expression that transforms our skin into a canvas of artistry.

As the sun begins to set, our anticipation mounts for AfroFuture, the evening's main event. This spectacular celebration of African culture, innovation, and creativity promises an unforgettable experience. AfroFuture brings together a dynamic fusion of musicians, artists, and visionaries from across the continent and the diaspora, igniting the atmosphere with pulsating rhythms of Afrobeat, highlife, and contemporary African music. Get ready to be swept away by electrifying performances and immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of Afrochella.

Day 4: Batik Designs and AfroFuture Day 2 - 29\12\24
Day 4: Batik Designs and AfroFuture Day 2 - 29\12\24

After a hearty breakfast, our day will unfold with creativity and excitement. Our first stop is a workshop on Batik design, held on the vibrant grounds of AfroFuture. Batik, a traditional method of fabric dyeing using wax-resist techniques, is a perfect way to immerse ourselves in the rich artistic heritage of Ghana. We’ll learn about the intricate patterns and vibrant colors that characterize Batik, and even get hands-on experience creating our designs. This activity will deepen our appreciation for the skill and creativity involved in this age-old craft. As the sun sets, we transition into the second part of our AfroFuture celebration. AfroFuture, the grandest cultural event of the year, promises an evening filled with awe and inspiration. The atmosphere will be electric as we enjoy live performances from top African musicians, blending traditional rhythms with contemporary beats. Fashion enthusiasts will be thrilled by the runway shows, showcasing innovative designs that fuse traditional African styles with modern trends.

Day 5: Sandbox beach & Paints and Sip - 30\12\24

After breakfast, we will head to Sandbox Beach for a serene and peaceful time. The calming sound of the waves and the tranquil beach atmosphere provide the perfect backdrop for our relaxing activities. While at the beach, we will engage in a delightful paint and sip-session. This experience combines the joy of painting with the pleasure of sipping on refreshing beverages, allowing us to unleash our creativity in a soothing environment. Enjoy the sun, sand, and the joy of creating art in this idyllic setting.

Day 6: Cape Coast-Kakum - 31\12\24

Today, after breakfast, we will journey to Cape Coast and visit the Kakum Canopy Walk. Following this adventure, we will head to Elmina Fishing Bay to learn about traditional fishing methods using canoes and nets. This day promises a mix of thrilling activities and cultural insights, offering a unique perspective on the local way of life.

Day 7: Volta-Boat Ride - 01\01\25

On this day, we will journey from Cape Coast to the Volta Region to experience the serene beauty of Volta Lake. The scenic drive will lead us to one of Ghana’s most tranquil destinations, where we will embark on a delightful boat cruise adventure. As we glide across the calm waters of the lake, we will have the opportunity to relax and take in the stunning natural surroundings. To enhance the experience, we will enjoy a delicious lunch on board, making this a truly memorable outing. The combination of the peaceful lake views and a satisfying meal promises a refreshing and enjoyable day in the Volta Region.

Day 8: Departure - 02/01/25

After breakfast, we will visit the Art Center for some shopping, depending on the flight schedule. Our flight is scheduled for the evening.