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Full-Day Private Tour of Accra
"This tour will take you some historic sites of the city to places such as the National Museum which has exhibits on some ancient relics from both Ghana and other parts of Africa. You will also see the site of Ghana’s first president and the African of th the WEB Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture and shopping spree to put your negotiation skills to test. You will also see some markets of Accra landmarks fantasy coffins etc."""This tour takes you through some historic sites of the city to places such as the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum which is dedicated to the lasting memory of the African of the last century and other interesting places.title=Highlights&1=Full-day+tour+of+Accra&2=Enjoy+a+comprehensive+tour+of+Ghana%27s+vibrant+capital+city&3=Ideal+for+families+and+solo+travelers&4=Includes+entry+fees%2C+round-trip+hotel+transport+and+the+expertise+of+a+local+guide&5=Receive+personalized+
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Half-Day Accra City Tour
"This 5 hour tour will commence at the convinience of the client and first visit the Makola Market with its beautiful display of products. Continue to the old suburbs of Accra such as the British Dutch Brazillian and Danish Accras. Following this will be the Kwame Nkrumah Museum and Park to learn about the African of the last century Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and shop at the Art Centre in Accra before retiring the day. This mini tour of Accra will take you to the core of the city to explore places such as the Makola Market which is the largest open market in Accra. Th Dutch Accra as identified by the Ussher Fort Danish Accra as marked by the Christianborg Castle and Brazil Accra in Ga Mashie identified by settlements of Returnee slaves from Brazilfollowing the abolishing of the infamous slave trade. You will visit the Kwame Nkrumah Park to learn about the Great ""
From $130.00
 
Accra Markets Walking Tour
"What better way to understand more about life in Accra the capital city of Ghana than by spending time exploring the city’s many markets on a small-group tour! Accra is a bustling and busy capital city and its markets are testament to that. See for yourself as you discover the beautiful artistry and craftsmanship in the products on sale and learn about the area’s culture and traditions. Marvel at the exotic food produce on sale and perhaps take home a souvenir or two of your trip!After meeting your guide in heart of Old Accra stroll to the city’s Makola and Salaga markets. Listen to your guide and discover the all-important art of bartering for items that you might like to buy throughout the tour. If you’re lucky you may even be let in on a local secret or two to help you mak
From $43.00

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Open Sewer System

The sewer system is on the side of the roads in Accra. Some have concrete blocks covering them and some have metal grates. Either way they are covered (or not) they are still in disrepair. You must...
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Bargain, bargain and bargain some more

Wasn't sure whether to put this in the Local Custom section or not. When a taxi quotes you 5 cedi's you tell him 2 cedi's and that is in the evening. Of course, it depends how far you are going. From...
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go to the police

I didn't experience any crime while i was in Ghana, there was one occasion where it was quite late and a guy was trying to 'guide' me to my guesthouse and wouldn't leave me alone but when i stopped...
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Buying from traffic lights

Many people earn a living by selling foods, mints etc from traffic lights. They are to be commended as it keeps them away from other not so savoury industries! Do beware however. You will always see...
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Walking on your own or as a couple

Please enquire at your hotel whether it is safe to venture outside without driver at night. We did one night and were very lucky. A man offered to walk us home, naturally we were suspicious but one of...
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Malaria

Early explorers and missionaries, including the Great Egyptologist, Belzoni, died soon after arrival in Ghana. Today, the traveler's risk of dying by dysentary is low, and most other health risks can...
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Criminality

I often read and hear stories about "that you have to be careful in Ghana". Everybody is strongly advised to be very careful in busy or dark places; for robberies, pick-pocketing, violence and all...
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Malaria

If you are going to Ghana and especially when you are planning to spend a long time there, be prepared that nothing will stop you from having Malaria. Of course you should take your Malaria-medecines,...
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It burns your mouth

These Halls ginger sweets really blow your head off! I love ginger and I loved these sweets, but even I found them a little overpowering at times. One is enough a day! They are made by Halls in Ghana....
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Taking photographs of people

Ghanaians don't like foreigners pointing cameras at them, and who can blame them? Some, in the more touristy places, will ask you for a considerable sum of money as a way of dissuading you. When...
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Traffic

Generally speaking, rural Ghana suffers very little in the way of traffic jams. We did see quite a few bits of traffic congestion in urban areas however. There are many police road checks along the...
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Snakes

There are many poisonous as well as non-poisonous snakes in Ghana, but you are very unlikely to encounter any. So we were told. And believed. Until one day in Tamale…..Just as we were finished our...
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Putting your hand in your pocket

The local expression for ‘wishing to use the bathroom’, ‘spending a penny’, ‘powdering your nose’ or whatever the delicate expression is in your neck of the woods, is ‘putting your hand in your...
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Dust

During the dry season, dust can be a major problem for visitors to Ghana. Not only is dust unsettled by passing vehicles, at this time of year you get the very unpleasant Harmattan – a dust laden wind...
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Accra

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Top Things to Do in Ghana

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Elmina Castle

The Elmina Castle was buit by Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina, it was after several attemts conqueed by the Dutch in 1637 and building then Fort Coenraadsburg (also called Fort Sao Jago da...
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Posuban Shrines

Posuban Shrines are unique to Ghana’s central region. These shrines where made by Asafo companies, they are traditional voluntary groups for the defense of their town against invaders, but today its...
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Fort St. Jago

Fort St. Jago, opposite of Fort Elmina was built by the Dutch built in 1652 to protect Fort Elmina, you will have a wonderful view over Elmina, but walking up that steep hill is exhausting. Entrance...
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