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TransMercylands Tours was designed as a way to facilitate meaningful travel while connecting with African culture. Not only do these trips eliminate the stress or planning typically required on your end, we also provide access to unique experiences that you couldn’t just plan on your own.

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Enjoy all your Solo Travel in Ghana 🇬🇭 with Trans Mercyland Tours

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Enjoy all your Solo Travel in Ghana 🇬🇭 with Trans Mercyland Tours

Arrival

Day 1

Our Staff will Pick the group at KOTOKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT in Accra on (Date) 2024, and transfer them to a Comfortable hotel for Dinner and have a group discussion for 15 -25 minutes.

Day 2

Breakfast will be ready around 08:30 am in the morning, and Accra City Tour start 5 minutes after breakfast.

Places To Visit

Jamestown:

Fort James is a fort located in Accra, Ghana. It was built by the Royal African Company of England as a trading post for both gold and slaves in 1673, where it joined the Dutch Fort Crêvecœur, and the Danish Fort Christiansborg along the coast of the then Gold Coast.

Makola Market

Makola Market is a renowned market place and shopping district in the centre of the city of Accra, the capital of Ghana.

It is massive, fast-paced, crowded, and lively with traders and vendors of all kinds: food, jewelry, clothing, shoes, luggage/handbags.

Independence Square

The square was built to commemorate the new nation's independence and promote the values of national unity and self-reliance. It was completed in 1961 and served as an inspiration for other countries on the African continent seeking independence from European colonial rule.

Day 3

The Group will continue the City Tour after breakfast.

The Art Center

The Centre for National Culture offers artists and cultural workers an opportunity to develop their talents and works through cultural and artistic programmes/exhibitions. The Centre produces, collects, and exhibits various arts/crafts for sale or for educational purposes.

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum

Dedicated to the memory of the late Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the memorial park was built on a former British Polo field where Ghana's independence was declared in 1957. The Mausoleum is a magnificent Marble Monument and the last resting place of the first President of Ghana and his wife, Fathia Nkrumah.

Day 4

There will be an early morning departure to Ashanti Region of Ghana to Start our Tour.

The Ashanti Region is in a vast tropical rainforest belt dominated by impressive forest, large cocoa farms and picturesque settlements. Although is the largest.

The Ashanti Region of Ghana is a kingdom of gold, history and culture. Occupying a central portion of modern Ghana, the region is the hub of the ancient.

Places To Visit In Kumasi are Mamhyia Palace Museum

Manhyia Palace was built by the British in 1925 to receive Prempeh I when he returned from a quarter of a century of exile in the Seychelles to resume residence in Kumasi. It was used by the Ashanti kings until 1974; the current Asantehene now lives in a modern compound behind the museum.

The Museum building is of great historical interest and importance as it also houses the Museum's exhibits such as royal regalia, photographs, medals, furniture, drums and palanquins which are over two hundred years, a battle dress which dates back to 1900 and many objects of historical significance as well as effigie.

Okomfo anokye sword site

The 'immovable' sword driven into the ground by. Okomfo Anokye in 1695 remains for over 325 years. Several people have tried to take out the.

It is a historical landmark on the grounds of the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi. Here Okomfo Anokye himself planted the legendary.

Day 5

Bonwire Town

Bonwire is a town in Ghana, located in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal district within the Ashanti Region. The town is located about 18 km on the Kumasi-Mampong road. According to Akan oral tradition, Kente originates from Bonwire.

Bonwire is the home of the famous Akan Kente cloth. According to history, two friends from the town learnt how to weave by watching how a spider spun its web. The two brothers by name Kuragu and Ameyaw in around the middle of the 17th century were hunters by profession.

Kejetia Market

The Kumasi Central Market is an open-air market in the city of Kumasi. The Kejetia market is the largest single market in West Africa.

In 1954, the Kumasi Municipal Council acquired a large tract of land in the Kejetia area of the city and began construction on a new market. The new market, named Kejetia Market, was opened in 1957 and quickly became one of the largest and busiest markets in West Africa.

Day 6

There will be an early morning breakfast .Its a long journey trip to Northern part of Ghana. There will be a stop over to visit Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Kintampo Waterfalls, and the continue our journey to our Destination.

Boaben-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary is a community based Sanctuary located at Boaben and Fiema a twin community in the Nkoranza district of Brong Ahafo Region.

The monkeys have access to all parts of the village and local people

The village is a community where monkeys and human beings live together. The inhabitants in the village always leave food outside their homes for the animals. The monkeys see human beings as their own. The monkeys in the sanctuary are protected by the traditional laws on the area.

Kintampo waterfalls is one of Ghana' highest waterfalls located in Bono East.

It's also known as Sanders Falls during the colonial days, it is located on the Pumpum river, a tributary of the Black Volta. The waterfalls was established as a tourism site in 1992 after its discovery in the 18th century.

Kintampo waterfalls is a beautiful cascading waterfalls.

The journey continue to Mole National Park.

Day 7

Wildlife Adventure begins after breakfast

The park is located in the Savannah region of Ghana on savanna and riparian ecosystems at an elevation of 50 m, with a sharp escarpment forming the southern boundary of the park. The park's entrance is reached through the nearby town of Larabanga.

Species of special interest include Elephant, Buffalo, Kob, Western Hartebeest, Roan Antelope, Defassa Waterbuck, Oribi, Bohor Reedbuck and Red-flanked Duiker. The riverine forests are home to rare and endangered species such as Yellow-backed Duiker and Black and White Colobus monkey.

The Larabanga Mosque is a mosque built in the Sudanese architectural style in the village of Larabanga, Ghana. It is the oldest mosque in the country and one of the oldest in West Africa, and has been referred to as the "Mecca of West Africa". It has undergone restoration several times since it was founded in 1421.

According to a legend, in 1421, an Islamic trader named Ayuba had a dream while staying here, near a "Mystic Stone", instructing him to build a mosque. Strangely, when he awoke, he found that the foundations were already in place and he proceeded to construct the mosque until it was completed.

Day 8

We then return to the hotel to rest and start our return journey to Kumasi to spend the night before departing to Cape Coast.

Day 9

The Group will depart early morning to Central Region of Ghana, Cape Coast after breakfast. The Central region boasts of many tourist attractions such as castles, forts and beaches dotted along the region's coastline.

The journey will take as about 3-4 hours drive. There will be a stop over at Assin Manso Slave River.

Assin Manso Ancestral Slave River Park was one of the largest slave markets for gathering people to sell into slavery during the slave trade.

They suffered abuse, they were starved and beaten into compliance by the hired drivers of the slave merchant. They were often attacked by wild animals, but unable to fight or run because they remained shackled and chained. Many lives and spirits were lost along this hazardous journey.

Day 10

Kakum National Park

Kakum National Park, located in the coastal environs of the Central Region of Ghana, covers an area of 375 square kilometres (145 sq mi).

This is Ghana's most visited natural attraction. The prominent landscape of the park is tropical forest accounting for 90% of the park landscape. It is one of three places in Africa that features a canopy walk through the trees. It covers a distance of 1,150 feet (350 m) while connecting through seven different trees.

Hans Cottage Botel (Crocodile Watching)

Hans Cottage is a Botel with environment carved out of the woods in a dense forest area. There is a lake that has crocodiles, weaver birds, egrets and other wildlife that calls Han’s home. The lake also offers sailing, fishing and boat riding to the amusement of guest. The Cottage also features an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a terrace.

Cocoa Farm Visit

This experience is a game changer, giving you a guided tour through a real cocoa farm.

Day 11

Elmina Castle & Slave Dungeons Visit

Elmina Castle, fortified castle in Elmina, Ghana, that is thought to be the oldest surviving European building in Africa south of the Sahara. Built in 1482 by the Portuguese to protect the gold trade, Elmina Castle later became a major center of the transatlantic slave trade.

Built in 1482 by the Portuguese to protect the gold trade, Elmina Castle later became a major center of the transatlantic slave trade. The Portuguese had begun exploring the West African coast for both trading and Christian missionary purposes in the 15th century.

Elmina Town Tour

The Group will get or have the opportunity to interact with the local and experience the life of ordinary Ghanaian's.

Local Market Shopping

Its will be a great experience to see the structure of local Ghanaian market in the afternoon.

And go to Beach in the afternoon for relaxation.

Day 12

There will a Batik Making classes after breakfast

Day 13

Beach in the morning and a visit to Akomapa Village in the evening for Drum & Dance performance

Day 14

Departure

Breakfast will be ready around 09:00 am Ghana time. And there will be a stop over at West Hill More for Shopping (to get some snacks, drinks) . And then continue our Journey to Airport Restaurants to have a Dinner.

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Airport Pick Up & Drop-Off
  • Accommodation
  • Air conditioned Bus
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Bottle Water
  • 24/7 Guided Tour
  • ODP Medical Cost
  • Phone with Local Sim Card
  • Guide Fee
  • Excursion Fee
  • Exclusions:
  • Flight
  • Lunch

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum
  3. Makola Market Company
  4. Kakum National Park
  5. Kintampo Waterfalls & Fuller Waterfalls
  6. Mole National Park

29th June to 12th July, 2024

Arrival

Day 1

Our Staff will Pick the group at KOTOKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT in Accra on (Date) 2024, and transfer them to a Comfortable hotel for Dinner and have a group discussion for 15 -25 minutes.

Day 2

Breakfast will be ready around 08:30 am in the morning, and Accra City Tour start 5 minutes after breakfast.

Places To Visit

Jamestown:

Fort James is a fort located in Accra, Ghana. It was built by the Royal African Company of England as a trading post for both gold and slaves in 1673, where it joined the Dutch Fort Crêvecœur, and the Danish Fort Christiansborg along the coast of the then Gold Coast.

Makola Market

Makola Market is a renowned market place and shopping district in the centre of the city of Accra, the capital of Ghana.

It is massive, fast-paced, crowded, and lively with traders and vendors of all kinds: food, jewelry, clothing, shoes, luggage/handbags.

Independence Square

The square was built to commemorate the new nation's independence and promote the values of national unity and self-reliance. It was completed in 1961 and served as an inspiration for other countries on the African continent seeking independence from European colonial rule.

Day 3

The Group will continue the City Tour after breakfast.

The Art Center

The Centre for National Culture offers artists and cultural workers an opportunity to develop their talents and works through cultural and artistic programmes/exhibitions. The Centre produces, collects, and exhibits various arts/crafts for sale or for educational purposes.

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum

Dedicated to the memory of the late Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the memorial park was built on a former British Polo field where Ghana's independence was declared in 1957. The Mausoleum is a magnificent Marble Monument and the last resting place of the first President of Ghana and his wife, Fathia Nkrumah.

Day 4

The Group will depart to Volta Region of Ghana after Breakfast.

The group will visit the Volta Lake for a Boat Cruise

This is one of the largest artificial bodies of water in the world, as seen by ESA's Envisat from 800 kilometres away in space. Lake Volta dominates the territory of the West African state of Ghana. Formed by the construction of the Akosombo Dam over the River Volta in the mid-1960s, it has an area of 8 482 sq km.

Tafi Atomy Monkey Sanctuary

Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary is where to experience wild but playful Mona monkeys that have been inhabiting the protected forest for over about 200yrs.

Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary is a traditional sacred grove conservation established in 1993 under the direction of a Peace Corps volunteer as a community-based ecotourism project. Tafi Atome is the home of mona and patas monkeys

Day 5

Mountain Afadja is Ghana's highest peak and a hiking destination features valley views. It stands at an elevation of 885 metres.

Mount Afadja derives its name from the Ewe Word “Avadzeto” which means at war with the bush. 'Afadja' is the name of the mountain whereas 'to' in the Ewe language means mountain therefore it is called 'Afadjato' by the indigenes.

Wli Waterfalls

The Wli waterfalls is the highest water fall in West Africa located in Ghana. The falls is known locally as Agoomatsa waterfalls - meaning, "Allow Me to Flow." It is located in the Hohoe municipality of the Volta Region, the land of the Ewe culture. It is approximately 280 kilometers from the capital Accra.

Day 6

There will be an early morning departure to Ashanti Region of Ghana to Start our Tour.

The Ashanti Region is in a vast tropical rainforest belt dominated by impressive forest, large cocoa farms and picturesque settlements. Although is the largest.

The Ashanti Region of Ghana is a kingdom of gold, history and culture. Occupying a central portion of modern Ghana, the region is the hub of the ancient.

Places To Visit In Kumasi are Mamhyia Palace Museum

Manhyia Palace was built by the British in 1925 to receive Prempeh I when he returned from a quarter of a century of exile in the Seychelles to resume residence in Kumasi. It was used by the Ashanti kings until 1974; the current Asantehene now lives in a modern compound behind the museum.

The Museum building is of great historical interest and importance as it also houses the Museum's exhibits such as royal regalia, photographs, medals, furniture, drums and palanquins which are over two hundred years, a battle dress which dates back to 1900 and many objects of historical significance as well as effigie.

Okomfo anokye sword site

The 'immovable' sword driven into the ground by. Okomfo Anokye in 1695 remains for over 325 years. Several people have tried to take out the.

It is a historical landmark on the grounds of the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi. Here Okomfo Anokye himself planted the legendary.

Day 7

Bonwire Town

Bonwire is a town in Ghana, located in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal district within the Ashanti Region. The town is located about 18 km on the Kumasi-Mampong road. According to Akan oral tradition, Kente originates from Bonwire.

Bonwire is the home of the famous Akan Kente cloth. According to history, two friends from the town learnt how to weave by watching how a spider spun its web. The two brothers by name Kuragu and Ameyaw in around the middle of the 17th century were hunters by profession.

Kejetia Market

The Kumasi Central Market is an open-air market in the city of Kumasi. The Kejetia market is the largest single market in West Africa.

In 1954, the Kumasi Municipal Council acquired a large tract of land in the Kejetia area of the city and began construction on a new market. The new market, named Kejetia Market, was opened in 1957 and quickly became one of the largest and busiest markets in West Africa.

Day 7

The Group will depart early morning to Central Region of Ghana, Cape Coast after breakfast. The Central region boasts of many tourist attractions such as castles, forts and beaches dotted along the region's coastline.

The journey will take as about 3-4 hours drive. There will be a stop over at Assin Manso Slave River.

Assin Manso Ancestral Slave River Park was one of the largest slave markets for gathering people to sell into slavery during the slave trade.

They suffered abuse, they were starved and beaten into compliance by the hired drivers of the slave merchant. They were often attacked by wild animals, but unable to fight or run because they remained shackled and chained. Many lives and spirits were lost along this hazardous journey.

Day 8

Kakum National Park

Kakum National Park, located in the coastal environs of the Central Region of Ghana, covers an area of 375 square kilometres (145 sq mi).

This is Ghana's most visited natural attraction. The prominent landscape of the park is tropical forest accounting for 90% of the park landscape. It is one of three places in Africa that features a canopy walk through the trees. It covers a distance of 1,150 feet (350 m) while connecting through seven different trees.

Hans Cottage Botel (Crocodile Watching)

Hans Cottage is a Botel with environment carved out of the woods in a dense forest area. There is a lake that has crocodiles, weaver birds, egrets and other wildlife that calls Han’s home. The lake also offers sailing, fishing and boat riding to the amusement of guest. The Cottage also features an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a terrace.

Cocoa Farm Visit

This experience is a game changer, giving you a guided tour through a real cocoa farm.

Day 9

Elmina Castle & Slave Dungeons Visit

Elmina Castle, fortified castle in Elmina, Ghana, that is thought to be the oldest surviving European building in Africa south of the Sahara. Built in 1482 by the Portuguese to protect the gold trade, Elmina Castle later became a major center of the transatlantic slave trade.

Built in 1482 by the Portuguese to protect the gold trade, Elmina Castle later became a major center of the transatlantic slave trade. The Portuguese had begun exploring the West African coast for both trading and Christian missionary purposes in the 15th century.

Elmina Town Tour

The Group will get or have the opportunity to interact with the local and experience the life of ordinary Ghanaian's.

Local Market Shopping

Its will be a great experience to see the structure of local Ghanaian market in the afternoon.

Drum & Dance Workshop.

Finally, a great way to remember. It involves teamwork, communication, eye contact and other helpful skills such as facing toward the audience and positive body language.

Day 10

There will a Batik Making classes after breakfast.

Tie-dye is a term used to describe a number of resist dyeing techniques and the resulting dyed products of these processes. The process of tie-dye typically consists of folding, twisting, pleating, or crumpling fabric or a garment, before binding.

Tie-dyeing, method of dyeing by hand in which coloured patterns are produced in the fabric by gathering together many small portions of material and tying them tightly with string before immersing the cloth in the dyebath. The dye fails to penetrate the tied sections.

The group will visit a cozy Beach for relaxation and experience the Local Ghanaian Beach looks like.

The group will visit Akomapa Village for a Drum and Dance performance in the evening.

Day 11

Departure

Breakfast will be ready around 09:00 am Ghana time. And there will be a stop over at West Hill More for Shopping (to get some snacks, drinks) . And then continue our Journey to Airport Restaurants to have a Dinner.

What include are,

*Airport Pick & Drop-Off

*Accommodation

*Air Conditioned Bus with Insurance

*Breakfast & Dinner

*24/7 Guided Tour

*OPD Medical Cost

*Excursion Fee

*Guided Fee

*English Speaking Tour Guide

*T-shirt

*Lunch (Optional)

What does not include

*Flights

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