DAY TOUR ACCRA
Do you have a day in Accra and looking to explore the city? This day-tour will take you through this beautiful city in Ghana. You will tour and explore the Jamestown Community, the Independence Square, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, The Makola Market, W.E.B Du Bois Centre, and the Arts Market.
||Accra City Tour
||Please confirm 2 hours before start time.
|Food & Drinks
This morning you will be picked up by your driver/guide at your location in Accra and head to Jamestown. Being one of the earliest communities in the city of Accra, developed in the 19th century, and following the rapid growth of the city during the 20th century, they became a community of a substantial mixture of economic and residential use. You will also have the chance to visit the lighthouse as well.
Your next place is the Makola Market, an eminent marketplace and shopping center of Accra. Here, you will see people mostly women, trading in wholesale and retail products. You will also visit the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, the final resting place of Ghana’s first President. The museum anchors extraordinary work relating to Ghana’s independence and tours at the park gives you a comprehensive history of the struggle for independence.
After lunch this afternoon, you will visit the W.E.B Du Bois Centre, established in 1985, as a research institution for Pan-African history and culture, and as a vessel for African/Diasporan creativity and promotion of the social, political, cultural, and scholarly legacy of Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois. Finally today, you will visit the Independence Square which was commissioned in 1961 by Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President. Your Final stop will be the Arts Center in Accra where you will have the opportunity to bargain and buy souvenirs for friends and family. Your driver/guide will then drop you off at your hotel or where your final destination may be.