Chigwell Tours present the trip of a lifetime to Ghana for a fun-packed tour filled with unique experiences and memories.
Enjoy the luxurious, educational, cultural and eye-opening trip without the price tag from the 30th of December to the 12th of January; leaving the harsh winter weeks behind for startling natural beauties and warm people. Fascinating views await you, as you soak the sun, stroll barefoot on the beach, gaze the sunset and immerse yourself in genuinely Ghanaian culture.
For two weeks you will experience the vibrant cultures of Ghana, its breath-taking sights, learn about the people and their heritage and understand why three successive US presidents chose Ghana as their gateway to Africa. Ghana is on the cusp of significant development through a functioning democracy and a thriving economy. Nestled on the West Coast of Africa, you will embark on a whirlwind tour of the country starting from the capital city, Accra. You cannot afford to miss out on ever smiling hospitable people, vibrant colours, historical sites, beach life, and nightlife.
Say farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019 in grand style on the beach with locals and hundreds of foreigners who make the yearly pilgrimage to Labadi Beach to relive the New Year experience through live music and other festivities. In the New Year, you would embark on a historical tour of the Central region. Home to the proposed UNESCO Kakum national park, you will discover the Kakum canopy walk. It is one of three i
n Africa, 350 metres (1,150 ft) long and joins seven tree tops which shelter endangered species. At Cape Coast and Elima, you will tour UNESCO heritage castles which were instrumental in the slave trade and has an enduring history and connection to a lot of Africans in the diaspora.
If culture, history and photography are your things, then you cannot miss the trip to the heart of the country, Ashanti Region, a place so rich in history, people so brave and enterprising. The capital city, Kumasi is the cultural heartland of Ghana. The Ashanti’s and their allies fought three separate battles with the British to avoid colonial rule. Home to an indigenous population, and with the King residing in Manhyia Palace, Kumasi is home to the widely revered Ashanti Kingdom, the Asantehene( King of Ashante People), Manhyia Palace and the Cultural Centre. Experience the culture, opulence, wealth and splendour of the Ashanti people. Visit street markets, Kente (a popular form of clothing) Village and round off your experience at Lake Bosomtwe, an ancient impact Crater Lake that is about 10.5 kilometres (6.5 mi) in diameter with loads of recreational activities.
As if that's not enough, your trip will take you back to Accra where will see contrasting cultures and lifestyle, visit The Artist Alliance Gallery. You will also travel the city to see the resting place of Ghana's first President and leader of the independence movement at the Kwame Nkrumah Museum. You will have dinner with Ghanaian families to taste the authentic cuisine and flavours of Ghana.
Nights in the capital Accra will rival any night in the world. From the appropriately named Oxford Street in Osu to Dansoman, Legon and Labonne, you will enjoy to the warm embrace of party goers, food fanatics and the mouthwatering aromas of the nightly barbecues and local beverages. Nothing compares to jiving to the live band beats of highlife(popular Form of Music) under the soft warm and tender night. These nights come with a warning as you will be tempted to extend your trip and enjoy your newly found places. You are guaranteed to have a great time.
You will have the opportunity to make a first-time impression and impact on a community by taking part in community projects: crafts recycling projects and women’s income-generating projects.
For a limited time only, Chigwell Tours are making this dream trip a reality. Find out how you can take advantage of their flexible plans. Surprise yourself this winter and truly escape to this magical place.