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DECEMBER IN GHANA 2023

$2150 / per person
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Celebrate life in Ghana this December. We offer you what is more than just a trip. If you are looking for an experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life, then you are at the right place, book your experience to the motherland with us today. We invite you to join us on our 10 Day Culture & Heritage Tour of Ghana. An unforgettable journey into a land rich in history and culture full of traditions. See arts and cultural festivities including drama productions, music, dance and artwork.

        

 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive In Ghana

Once you have arrived at Kotoka International airport you will go through all formalities and after you have come out from the immigration you will be met by your in-country travel leader. Should it be that your flight arrives at night there will be snacks awaiting to fill any stomach which is empty. We will get on our bus and drive straight to our hotel for the night. We would not spend much time on briefings and allow you to check in and settle in for the night. We will have welcome drinks in the evening where you get to meet your in country trip leaders as well as everyone on this trip with you.

          

 

Day 2: Accra City Tour

We will spend the entire day exploring Accra. We will visit the Independence Square, the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum which is the final resting place of the first president of Ghana. We will also visit the Makola market. We will have lunch and proceed W.E.B Du Bois Memorial Centre which is a Pan-African Culture is a memorial place, a research facility. We will also learn about the American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor Du Bois. In the evening, after dinner we will experience nightlife in the city.

               

 

Day 3: Explore  Aburi Botanical Gardens & Boti Waterfalls

Shortly after breakfast we will head into the Eastern Highlands. We will visit the Aburi Botanical Gardens. From here we will head to the Boti Waterfalls. We will have lunch and make our way back to Accra before dark.

          

 

Day 4: Drive to Elmina via Assin Manso Slave Market & River 

We will have breakfast and depart heading west into the Central Region of Ghana. We will visit the Assin Manso Slave Market. This is the final and the last point of the slaves and where they had their last bath before they travel through the virgin forest for 3 weeks by foot to the castles and were shipped to the unknown world. We will experience the reverential walk of return on the path to the slave river where we have our first bath of return connecting us back to the motherland. After our first bath of return, we will visit the memorial wall of return where we encrypt our names to the wall signifying our return back home.  After the tour we will have lunch and proceed to Cape Coast visiting the Cape Coast castle. From here, we will check in our beach front accommodation. Depending on how we feel, we will go out to see nightlife in Ghana’s top most historical town.

           

 

Day 5: Explore Kakum Rain Forest & Elmina Castle

We will go on the next step of our journey. Today we will visit the Kakum National Park, one of the few existing canopies walkway in the world. We will have a canopy walk and after the tour at the rainforest we will head to Elmina. In Elmina we will visit the Elmina Castle, the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara.

     

 

Day 6: Rest and Relaxation. African Naming Ceremony. African Drum & Dance Performance.

We will visit one of the project we support in the community. Signing up on this trip  means you are making impacts in the lives of these we support in the schools. After the school visit, we will have some downtime and a rest and relaxation today. Later in the day, we will experience an authentic Ghanaian naming ceremony today. There will be an immersion into the culture and the tradition of the people of Ghana. According to the Ghanaian culture people are given names based on the day they are born. We will visit the chief palace where we pay homage to the chief and his elders. We will be given Ghanaian names based on the day you were born and and be connected to the motherland. In the evening, we will witness an African drum and dance performance with fireworks and acrobatic.

                                 

 

Day 7: Drive to Kumasi

We will drive to Kumasi . We will visit the Manhyia Palace which is the seat of King of the Ashanti Empire where we will learn about the rich culture of this powerful kingdom and its people. We will visit the cultural center, the sword monument of Okomfo Anokye, and the Kumasi fort. Kumasi is a vibrant city and we will go down the street into some of the local pups tonight and witness night life in the Garden City of Ghana.

 

Day 8: Drive to Accra via Bonwire Kente Village

We will head back to Accra today. Enroute we will visit the Bonwire Kente Village where we will learn about the different type of authentic Kente cloths and its significance to the Ghanaian culture.

                                 

 

Day 9: Visit Arts Centre. Farewell buffet dinner in the evening.

We will visit the Accra arts center after breakfast. This is West Africa’s biggest arts center. This will be an opportunity to pick up some final souvenirs for family  and friends back home. In the evening, we will have a farewell buffet dinner to congratulate ourselves for taking this trip and sharing our experience and how this trip is made an impact on us. You will also receive a gift and have an opportunity to share with everyone your experience on this trip and how it has impacted your life. Later in the evening we will have a wonderful group party.

Day 10: Depart

Based on your departure time, we will drop you off in time so you can catch your flight without much stress.

                     

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Calculated based on max of 10

  • Single Occupancy: $2750
  • Double Occupancy: $2150

TRIPADVISOR REVIEW

star rating  Nana, our guide and Samuel, our driver - were great. In time, great communication, checked in on our comfort regularly, knowledgeable and great service. Will definitely use them... read more

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May 4, 2023

star rating  Thank you to Doreen of Freelance Travel for an AWESOME experience. The zip line was fun. She provided safe driving, comfortable transportation with AC and lots... read more

Quo Mieko J
July 15, 2023

star rating  The minute we stepped off the plane we were on the move! We watched amazing local entertainers, went to museums and shopped at local markets. The people were the nicest... read more

Ldh7373
January 13, 2023

star rating  I loved every second - Nana is pure certified vibes. Him and Maleek made sure I was comfortable, safe, fed and watered, played great music and made sure to get... read more

Selina J
September 1, 2021

star rating  I had a lovely time with the Freelancenana team. They adjusted the tour to my own preferences and ideas and took great care of me throughout the entire time. These... read more

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December 22, 2021

star rating  Nana and Muska are absolutely fantastic!! We asked for an amended route from Accra to Elmina, a tour of the Castle, fish market, town and then a cooking lesson. We... read more

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April 2, 2023

star rating  We did a 14 day tour with Freelancenana and of course I was skeptical but from the beginning when we met at the airport I knew this was going to... read more

tenesham2023
January 14, 2023

star rating  We had a great experience at Elmina castle and at Kakum National Rainforest, guided by the awesome Nana Preston. I recommend him highly. We will never forget those swinging... read more

loubau671
January 6, 2022

star rating  WHOA is all I can say About this trip! First trip across the pond and 1st to africa...it did not disappoint! Nana and his team were simply fantastic! I saw... read more

Lisa_adwoasika
January 20, 2023

star rating  I went to Ghana with Melanin Travels Magic, and Freelancenana Travels was their local partner who helped coordinate our 10-day tour of the country. Many thanks to Nana and his... read more

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January 19, 2022

star rating  This was my second year traveling and booking with Freelancenana and I’m already planning my third return for December 2023. I trusted Nan Nah and his associates with finding my... read more

felicia g
January 19, 2023

star rating  Extremely friendly, i felt welcomed and invited as a friend the entire time. This trip was even more generous than expected. I had the greatest day ive had in Ghana... read more

ethanshivers
July 25, 2021

star rating  This was an amazing experience for our group of 10 African American travelers discovering the true story behind our roots in the motherland. Nana and the team were prompt, patient... read more

093flowers
January 7, 2022

star rating  The most amazing and spiritual vacation ever!!!! It was everything I could have imagined and then some. I was able to connect with a piece of my history... read more

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July 26, 2023

star rating  There are no words to explain how phenomenal this experience was. Nana was full of knowledge and excitement from day 1 until the very end and after. He was full... read more

nasleia
January 10, 2022

star rating  Nana was AMAZING! Genuinely had the best time during my tour. He's the reason Ghana will always hold a place in my heart and be somewhere I look forward to... read more

OnAir822559
December 11, 2021

star rating  Great Experience ❤️ with the best Tour Guide in the region ☺️. Contact Mr Noisty on +233 558722206 he was very knowledgeable and had the experience to take us around and create more memories

ecotourghana
December 7, 2022

star rating  Great Experience ❤️ with the best Tour Guide in the region ☺️. Contact Mr Noisty on +233 558722206 he was very knowledgeable and had the experience to take us around and create more memories

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December 7, 2022

star rating  Every excursion was absolutely amazing. Nana and his team were extremely accommodating and made this trip a dream come true. I gained so much knowledge about Ghanaian culture and I... read more

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January 9, 2022

star rating  These 10 days with the best of the best tour agents and guides were full of surprises and amazing experience. Everything was organized on the highest level and I had... read more

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October 13, 2021

star rating  Allow me to mention this first. I am a complicated tourist but for Nana , none is too hard to handle. His activities are fun but he is fun himself.... read more

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August 2, 2021

star rating  I don't know where to start. This was simply a trip to remember.

First and foremost thanks to Nana, the Tour Guide, who was amazingly good at showing the... read more

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November 1, 2021

star rating  Fantastic interaction and experience overall. The Nike ride was exhilarating and a workout which helped us burn off all the local food we have been eating plenty of and enjoying!... read more

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July 16, 2021

star rating  The personal care and attention that Freelance gives is unbelievable. This was not a tour- it was a personal journey of self-discovery, adventure and fun! This surpassed... read more

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June 28, 2023

star rating  I would highly recommend Nana. His attention to detail was amazing. His support staff was also incredible. My son and I had an amazing time during our... read more

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January 28, 2022

star rating  When I tell you that this was an experience of a life time it really was. This agency made me feel like being at home and was always there for... read more

DeniseB3195
January 12, 2023

star rating  The best travel experience of my life, with Nana I felt I was returning home instead of a tourist or visitor. The amazing experience of seeing ghana was enhanced by... read more

SoloAnnice
June 4, 2021

star rating  My tour guide NaNa was absolutely fantastic. He was very knowledgeable about the area and it’s history. He was also very personable and fun to be with the entire day.... read more

felicia g
December 25, 2021

star rating  We spent 14 great days with Nana and his friends in Ghana. Although we did not originally book our trip with Freelancenana and only got in touch with Nana shortly... read more

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May 7, 2022

star rating  Nana is a man of the people. His tour not only gave us historical and cultural context but social as well that was continually affirmed in museums and by our... read more

blaket239
June 15, 2023

star rating  This was the most authentic tour of getting to know this beautiful land, rich history, and people. Michael and Nana are experienced and so knowledgeable. You are most important to... read more

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December 13, 2022

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Exploring with NaNa , my sisters and I felt welcomed and with such a friendly atmosphere we had a fantastic start! The guide and tour was extremely good, very flexible... read more

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January 11, 2021

star rating  Nana and Michael and our driver Mr Ibrahim were amazing. We felt safe and connected to the country. They are so knowledgeable and taught us many things. They were adaptive... read more

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December 13, 2022

star rating  This was a life changing experience for me. Taking me back to my roots, which at times feeling like boot camp if you have bad knees like me. This agency... read more

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January 14, 2023

star rating  The whole trip was amazing. Nana and Malik made the tour very special and exciting. A great experience and would 100% recommend

Tavleen_T123
October 13, 2021

star rating  My whole experience was awesome. Nana Preston, and his team are the best ever. This was my first trip to Ghana and Freelance Travel delivered everything we asked for and... read more

netreiap
January 15, 2023

star rating  First and foremost Nana, was very kind, respectful and very funny. He always made sure we were always comfortable and always told us what was going to happen, we had... read more

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September 20, 2021

star rating  This trip was a blessing! I had the pleasure of traveling to Ghana with a group of like-minded beautiful brown people who value the importance of knowing our history and... read more

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January 16, 2022

star rating  Nana is. the best tour guide in all of Ghana! I highly recommend all his trips. He provides the most authentic experience one could ever ask for when... read more

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March 12, 2023
7 nights, 8 days
  • Destination
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Breakfast
    Entrance to all destinations
    Lunch
    Personal Guide
    Snacks and Water
    Transportation
  • Not Included
    Dinner

Tour Location

Ghana - Accra, Cape Coast, Elmina, Assin Manso

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