Ghana is a country with a very complex history. There is a lot of diversity in this country and there is a vintage look to it. This country has been through a lot of pain and scrutiny and looking at it now gives a very unique feeling in context of its pain and suffering. At the same time, this country is vibrant and full of scenic beauty and it will surely give you the peace that you are in search for.
We are going to bring to you a tour that will let you have an insight to this place. You will be be picked up at Kotoka International Airport in Accra from where you will be driven to your accommodation.
We head off to a scenic road drive to the villages on the lower parts of the Volta Lake. We will visit the village of Aziza Ya. We will spend the rest of the day doing canoeing and boat cruises on the beach side and rest after this amazing day. Later on, we will drive towards the Gold Coast, where the castle is situated. This castle has a very unique history. This castle was originally built for trading purposes until it was converted into a slave castle by European traders. This castle was later rebuilt by the British in the 18th century. This site was also rebuilt again in the 20th century by the Ghanaian government. This is also known as Castle and Dungeon.
Also, in the castle’s end which faces the Atlantic Ocean, is the Gate of No Return. This is the last stop of the castle.
We will also visit the Elmina Castle. The Elmina castle was erected by the Portuguese in 1482. Slowly and gradually, this castle started to wear off due to natural reasons and the Ghana Government took the task of its renovation in 1990s. Renovation is still under process. You can anyways enter the castle and have a look at the Portuguese architecture techniques and civil engineering.
We will also visit the splendid beaches of Ghana in the end. You will end your day relaxing at the beach looking at the endless water body that is in front of you.