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Historic Ghana: The Forts & Castles

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Starting from $319 USD / Adult
Explore Ghana's culture, UNESCO World Heritage landmarks, and the ways of life of its people on this adventure along the Cape Coast. Your journey begins with a scenic drive past farming communities. Visit the Cape Coast Castle, a prison that incarcerated Africans before they began their journey to the New World. You'll also see the Elmina Castle which was also used in the Atlantic slave trade. Continue past the Methodist Cathedral, the oldest church on the Gold Coast. Then, enjoy a panoramic drive along the Cape Coast, whose scenery has been compared to Yorkshire. In the Elmina Township, see evidence of the Dutch who occupied the region from 1637 to the 1850s. View the Dutch Cemetery and the Fishing Harbour, where you'll see 300 fishing canoes. Finally, enjoy a delicious lunch and special African drumming and dance performance. Learn a few African dances before returning to the ship.
  • Visit the Cape Coast Castle and Elmina Castle, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Enjoy a panoramic drive along the scenic Cape Coast and visit the Methodist Cathedral.
  • Eat a delicious lunch by the beach while enjoying an African drumming and dance performance.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Towel (from ship)
What to WearShow
  • Comfortable Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Guests must be able to climb over 5 flights of 10 steps.
  • Guests are not permitted to take pictures of security personnel.
  • Guests must watch for open drains at the edge of the road.
  • Washrooms are available at tour sites, but may not be desirable.
  • Guests must be able to walk over flat and cobblestone surfaces.
  • Restaurant can accommodate guests with special dietary requests with 5 days' notice.
Location Takoradi, Ghana Takoradi, Ghana
Tour Code D603 D603
Duration8.25 Hours 8.25 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
#A meal is served on this excursion.
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