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Accra To Cape Coast and Elmina Cultural Tour

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This tour begins from Accra the capital of Ghana in a luxurious 4x4 air-conditioned or Mini-van bus with air-condition. We shall pickup travelers from their hotel at 6:00 am. Breakfast pack is served on the bus with water and fresh fruits. The journey to Cape Coast will excite you with an interesting and experience tour guide and a driver. Our first stop will be at Cape Coast Castle where travelers will experience its famous coastline for it's ancient forts and castles built by the early European trade. Depart to Elmina Castle Travelers will learn about the history of Elmina Castle which was established by Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine) in Elmina, Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast). Depart from Elmina Castle to St. Fort Jago Travelers will visit Fort Jago and learn about how the Portuguese built the chapel in honor of Saint Jago and how it protects Fort Elmina from attacks. Travelers will then depart Cape Coast to Accra and drop off at their hotel.

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Day 1 Cape Coast Castle

Stop At: Cape Coast Castle

Participants will learn about the link to Trans Atlantic slave trade in the early 15th centuries. One amazing experience of this tour will be the learning history and the final link to the slave trade. Cape Coast was the seat of the British Colonial administration up until 1877. The coastline is famous for it's ancient forts and castles built by the early European trade and three of them at Elmina, St. Jago and Cape Coast have been identified as World heritage monuments.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Elmina Castle

Elmina Castle was established by Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine) in Elmina, Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast). Elmina and Elmina Castle was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara. It was first established as a trade settlement but later became one of the most important stops on the route of the Atlantic slave trade. Today Elmina Castle is a popular historical site, and was a major filming location for Werner Herzog's 1987 drama film "Cobra Verde". It is an extremely popular destination for African American tourists seeking to connect with their heritage and a powerful reminder of the history of the slave trade.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fort St Jago

Fort Coenraadsburg or Conraadsburg, also Fort São Tiago da Mina, is a small Portuguese chapel built in honor of Saint Jago and it is situated opposite the Elmina Castle in the Central region of Ghana, to protect Fort Elmina from attacks. Fort Conraadsburg was built in the 1660s.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 2 Cape Coast

Stop At: Cape Coast

No Tours ON DAY 2

Duration: 3 hour