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06:00HRS - Depart Accra for a two and a half hour drive to the Central Region.
09:00 HRS - Take a tour of the Elmina township to visit historic sites culminating at the famous Ft. St. Georges Castle which was built by the Portuguese from 1482. Standing for over 530years, this UNESCO World Heritage site is the oldest European building in sub-Sahara Africa. It is also one of the largest slave forts in the world as it became a cell holding up several enslaved Africans who were shipped across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World.
11:30 HRS - Continue with a visit to the Cape Coast Castle. This used to be a Swedish lodge prior to its seizure by the English and expansion from 1665. Take the tour of the Smithsonian mounted museum and the rest of dungeon which exited at "the door of no return". Two slave bones exhumed from Jamaica and the USA were returned through this door and interned an hour away at Assin Manso. This changed the name from the "the door of no return" to "the door of return". Discover the plaque mounted and commissioned by the 44th President of the USA Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama on their visit to Ghana in 2009.
13:30HRS - Lunch (at clients’ expense)
14:45HRS - Return to Accra to end the tour.
From your hotel
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Not wheelchair accessible
Dress code is smart casual
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.