Explore Ghana, the most welcoming English-speaking country for tourism in the Gulf of Guinea.
Indulge in African flavors, discover unique crafts, and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of warm evenings.
In addition to these experiences, Ghana has many more surprises in store for you. Relax on ocean beaches, discover the rainforest, explore the sub-Saharan steppe, or visit the massive Volta delta.
Ashanti Craft Village
Be captivated by the legendary history and extraordinary culture of the Ashanti kingdom on this introductory tour of Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti region and Ghana’s second largest city with a population of nearly 2 million.
This region is well known for its expertise in a variety of specialist crafts. Immerse yourself in the ancient craft of weaving the colourful Kente and Adinkra fabrics that are deeply intertwined in Ashanti history. You’ll visit workshops of indigenous copperware makers, potters and batik makers.
Elmina Castle was erected by the Portuguese in 1482 as Castelo de São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine Castle), also known as Castelo da Mina or simply Mina (or Feitoria da Mina), in present-day Elmina, Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast). It was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, and the oldest European building in existence south of the Sahara.First established as a trade settlement, the castle later became one of the most important stops on the route of the Atlantic slave trade. The Dutch seized the fort from the Portuguese in 1637, after an unsuccessful attempt in 1596.
Our representatives will welcome you at the Kotoka International airport upon arrival and provide airport assistance if needed. You will then be transferred to the hotel via coach. Depending on traffic, the transfer to the hotel may take between 25-45 minutes. A buffet dinner will be available at the hotel after check-in. Before ending the day, we will have a brief meeting to finalize the itinerary for the following day. »