Day 1 - Departure
Departure from the US
Day 2 - Accra
Arrive at Kotoka international airport of Accra. Transfer to your hotel on arrival. Welcome drink as you check-in.
Day 3 - Accra
Visit the administrative and economic districts as well as the 130 years old city which blends colonial and contemporary architecture. You will see the W.E.B. Dubois Center for Pan African Culture, Independance Balck Star Square & Nkrumah Memorial Park, Enjoy the Art Center: a large arts and craft market. Go to La Teshie, a suburb of Accra to see shop of a coffin maker.
Day 4 - Accra
Day at leisure
Day 5 - Elmina
En route to Elmina, drive through the historic Denkyira Kingdom to Kakum National Park. You can either take a nature walk through the rain forest to learn about a large variety of exotic and medicinal plants or take a walk on the canopy walkway hanging 100 feet above the forest ground.
Day 6 - Elmina
Visit the village of Wurakese and it Roman Catholic/Methodist JSS. Continue to Foso to observe JSS classroom. Lunch stop and en route to Assin Manso visit Slave Route
Day 7 - Elmina
Morning visit of Elmina Castle. followed by a 2 hour visit of Cape Coast University. Return to the hotel in the afternoon and relaxation at the beach.
Day 8 - Accra
Visit Cape Coast Castle in the morning. Return to Accra in the afternoon.
Return to hotel by 5:00PM. Evening relaxation.
Day 9 - Return
Day at leisure in Accra. Group meeting to discuss research project. Sightseeing of Accra before transfer back to airport.