OVERVIEW:

Indulge in some sun and fun, as you enjoy tropical sunshine on Ghana’s sandy beaches. Take an opportunity to visit towns and beach resorts located on Ghana’s 500 km coastline. Relax, swim and interact with local people.


DAY 1:           AKWAABA

Welcome to Ghana!

Meet and greet by Sunseekers Tours staff and transfer to your hotel.

Settlein, receive a brief orientation.

Enjoy welcome dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Beach Front hotel in Accra

Meals: D

 


DAY 2:           RELAXATION

Have a lie-in and breakfast at the hotel.

Whole day free for individual pursuits. You may spend the day at the popular  Beach,the place of relaxationfor tourists and locals alike. Always brimming with activity, you will see roving buskers, acrobatictroupes and vendors of Ghanaian handicrafts. Sample the local cuisine at the many small eateries dotted around.Concerts with local groups and drummers are often held at weekends and holidays.

Return to your hotel late afternoon

Dinner.

Overnight: Beach Front hotel in Accra

Meals: B/D


DAY 3:           ACCRA EXPERIENCE

Breakfast

Depart for morning sightseeingof interesting sites in the city. Explore Jamestown, the oldest part of Accra, see the Black Star Square and the Independence Arch before visiting the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and National Museum.

Lunch (on your own)

Spend time at the Arts Center, the marketfor arts and crafts. Purchase gift items which you may bargain for.Watch various craftsmen at work, carving drums, stools, masks or walking sticks.

Return to your hotel mid-afternoon and spend more leisure time on the beach.

Dinner

Overnight: hotel in Accra

Meals: B/D


DAY 4:           CASTLE AND BEACH

Breakfast and check-out.

Depart for the Central Region driving along the coastal road through typical fishing villages.

Arrive late morning at Elmina Castle for a guided tour.This first European edifice in sub-Saharan Africa was built in 1482 by the Portuguese. Originally a garrison to facilitate trade with the local people, it later became one of Ghana’s most infamousslave castles where slaves were held until their shipment to overseas colonies in the Americas.

Lunch(on your own)

Continue to Busua in the Western Region. Spend the rest of the afternoon on Busua Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in all of West Africa.

Dinner.

Overnight: Beach Front Resort in Busua

Meals: B/D


DAY 5:           BEACH ACTIVITIES

Breakfast

Enjoy a full day at Busua beach. Available activities include surfing and canoe trips with local fishermen. You may also explore the nearby village of Dixcove with its colorful fishing harbor or the Fort Metal Cross, a fully restored garrison,one of Ghana’s smaller colonial forts.

Dinner at hotel or one of several restaurants nearby.

Overnight: Beach Front Resort in Busua.

Meals: B/D


DAY 6:           CANOPY WALKWAY

Breakfast.

Depart Busua for the Central Region to visit Kakum National Park, one of Ghana’s showpiece parks that is home to one of the last remaining original rain forests in West Africa. Go on a morning walk of the Kuntan Trail with its many trees, where a park ranger will explain how theirmedicinal properties are used by local people. For the young at heart, experience the Canopy Walkway suspended 100 feet above the forest floor. Get a panoramic view of exquisite flora and fauna.

Lunch (on your own) at a beach front restaurant in Cape Coast.

Continue to Accra, arriving by late afternoon.

Dinner.

Overnight: hotel in Accra

Meals: B/D

 


DAY 7:           CITY SHOPPING

Breakfast.

Enjoy an entire day at your own leisure. You may do a bit more shopping and packing for the journey home. Or you might want to explore some other parts of Accra, such as “Oxford Street” at Osu, considered one of the city’s more upscale areas. Orsoak up a few more rays of sunshine at the beach before saying goodbye to Ghana.

Lunch on your own.

Overnight: hotel in Accra.

Meals: B/D


DAY 8:           FAREWELL/DEPARTURE

Breakfast.

Relax and have an unhurried check-out of your hotel.

Enjoy a farewell dinner outside the hotel before transferring to the airport for your flight home.

Meals: B/D

 


HIGHLIGHT:

  • Meet and greet with welcome dinner and brief orientation by Sunseekers staff at hotel.
  • Spend the whole day at the beach
  • Accra city tour
  • Tour of Elmina Castle and Fort Metal Cross.
  • More time on the beach with beach activities
  • Experience the canopy walkway
  • City shopping at Osu Oxford Street with farewell dinner and departure
 

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