Here at Tripafrica, we treat our clients to a 5 day fun-packed trip of exploring the most amazing parts of the Ashanti Region. This is enough amount of time to explore and experience the amazing cultural, nature and historical resources of this beautiful part of the country called Ghana.
To get a full-blown experience of the beauties of the country, the tour usually begins from the Ashanti capital; Kumasi then we explore and amuse ourselves all the way down from the middle belt of the country and ending the tour in Accra, the country’s capital. Thrilling yourselves to the amazing landscapes of the country, you would find one of the biggest open-air market in West Africa in the Ashanti Capital. You would also visit some amazing villages with rich culture. End you tour with a tour of Accra; Ghana’s capital city.
Upon arrival at the Terminal 3 of Kotoka International Airport, Accra-Ghana, You will be met by a staff and sent to your hotel.
Depart after breakfast to Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom. You will start your tour with a visit to the Manhyia Palace Museum. Which is located within the premises of the Manhyia Palace, the residence of the King of the Ashanti Kingdom known as the ‘Asantehene’.
The Manhyia Museum provides information on the culture of the Ashantis and that of Ghana’s cultural heritage during the colonial era. Continue to the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum located within the premises of the Kumasi Cultural Center. You will have a tour of this facility and also learn more about the history of the Ashanti Kingdom. After this fascinating tour, you will have a tour of the Kejetia Market. The Kejetia Market is regarded as one of the biggest open markets in West Africa.
You will learn and experience the great prowess of bargaining in a typical African market. On your way back to the hotel, you will make a stop at the Military Museum (Kumasi Fort). Artifacts on display includes; military equipment and other objects used in the British-Ashanti War as well as that of the second World War. Depart afterwards to your hotel.
After breakfast, you will visit some villages in the Ashanti Kingdom. Your first stop will be to Ntonso Adinkra Village. This village is famous for the Adinkra Symbols. The Adinkra Symbols have proverbial meanings. You will have a local textile printing workshop with this unique symbols and be treated to the history behind the symbols as you choose and print with them. Continue to Adanwomase Kente Weaving Village.
Kente is a colourful silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips mostly used by the Akan ethnic group of Ghana to grace special occasions. You will have a kente weaving workshop. You can also buy some kente products as well. Afterwards, you will have lunch and depart to Ejisu Besease, a village after Ejisu Township. Ejisu is famous in the Ashanti history because it is the home town of Yaa Asantewaa; the queen mother who led the fight against the British in 1900
You will visit the Ashante Traditional Buildings ( a UNESCO Heritage Site) and the Yaw Tano Shrine. Depart to your hotel to relax after a long day.Overnight in Kumasi
After a restful night, you will start your tour after breakfast. You first stop will be to the Okomfo Anokye Sword Site. It is situated on the premises of the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi. At this site is over 300years old sword which was planted into the grounds by a famous fetish priest called Okomfo Anokye
Several attempts to remove this sword from the ground has proved futile. According to history. This site also serve as the exact site where the famous priest conjured a golden stool for the Ashanti Kingdom. You will have a tour of this facility to learn more about this famous fetish priest of the Ashanti Kingdom.
Afterwards, you will depart to Abono Village. Abono Village houses the only natural lake in Ghana. You will have a tour of the village after which you will have a cruise on the Lake. Return to Kumasi to relax at the hotel. You have the option to experience a night life at a pub or the mall.
Overnight in Kumasi.
After breakfast, you will depart to Accra. Upon arrival, you will have a city tour of Accra, the Capital of Ghana before your transfer to the airport to depart home or your location. End of tour…..Medaase Ghana!!