ASHANTI REGION TOUR BY PRIVATE CAR FROM ACCRA

ASHANTI REGION TOUR BY PRIVATE CAR FROM ACCRA
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$1100
Duration: 2 days
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From $350 per person, ACCOMMODATION, ENTRANCE FEES & PRIVATE CAR INCLUDED.

The Ashanti region has the second biggest city in Ghana, Kumasi. It is the most populated region in the country. It is 40 minutes by plane from Accra. The region is known for its gold mines and cocoa production. Several festivals are celebrated here throughout the year. It is rich in culture and one of the place that still holds traditional rules in high esteem. These are some of the activities that you can do here:

  • Ashantehene King's Palace.
  • Patakro shrine to the gods Bonsam & Bona.
  • Kejetia Market (Largest open market in West Africa)
  • Adinkra cloth printing in Ntonso.
  • Lake Bosontwe.
  • Bonwire, heart of the traditional Kente cloth production.

This trip takes us from Accra-Kumasi either by private car, all fees paid includes transportation, admission fees, guide fees and accommodation.

  • In a traditional Ghanaian society, the first thing you do in a community is to pay homage to the community head. So therefore  our very first stop will be at the palace of the Ashanti King ( Osei Tutu ii ), you will be allow to take pictures and enjoy the beautiful king palace.
  • We then visit the Patakro Shrine. You will listen to stories and witness traditional African medicine . 
  • Kejetia market is the busies markets you can find. It is the largest open market in West African, here you can buy anything and make beautiful pictures. 
  • Adinkra symbols are very important in the Ashanti culture, some of this symbols are carved with wood. At the Adinkra cloth printing in Ntonso you will have first hand experience on how this symbols are transfers on to clothes. It is common to see people wearing the Adinkra printed clothes at celebrations, festival or funerals. 
  • To escape the city we will go to Lake Bosomtwe, it is the only natural lake in the Ashanti Region and Ghana.You can spend a day at the lake and swim which is beautiful. The lake is still seen as a sacred to the chiefs and people of the region.

From $350 per person, ACCOMMODATION, ENTRANCE FEES & PRIVATE CAR INCLUDED.

The Ashanti region has the second biggest city in Ghana, Kumasi. It is the most populated region in the country. It is 40 minutes by plane from Accra. The region is known for its gold mines and cocoa production. Several festivals are celebrated here throughout the year. It is rich in culture and one of the place that still holds traditional rules in high esteem. These are some of the activities that you can do here:

  • Ashantehene King's Palace.
  • Patakro shrine to the gods Bonsam & Bona.
  • Kejetia Market (Largest open market in West Africa)
  • Adinkra cloth printing in Ntonso.
  • Lake Bosontwe.
  • Bonwire, heart of the traditional Kente cloth production.