Akwasidae Royal Tour

Start: Accra, Ghana Finish: Accra, Ghana

Visiting: Kumasi, Accra


Duration: 1 Nights

Physical rating: Low

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat, Kosher, Jain, Halal

Tour Operator: Land Tours Ghana

Group size: 1 - 20

Age range: 18-80

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: $359

Tour Overview

Participate in the special Akwasidae festival. This is a religious and cultural festival of the Asantes’ celebrated in grand style. Watch the Ashanti king ride on a palanquin adorned in gold ornaments to receive the homage of his sub-chiefs and people at the Kumasi Sports Stadium.

Highlights

  • iconAkwasidae Festival
  • iconManhyia Palace Museum
  • iconPrempeh Museum

Places You'll See

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Cities & Attractions:
Otumfuor Osei Tutu II at Akwasidae Festival
Manhyia Palace Museum
Prempeh II Jubilee Museum
Manhyia Palace Museum
Prempeh II Jubilee Museum

Itinerary

icon Day 1 : ACCRA - KUMASI

Location: Kumasi

Accommodation: Hotel

Depart on a scenic drive from Accra, to the Ashanti Region. Embark on a city tour through Kumasi, to explore the legends of the famous Ashantis, whose legacies are still evident today. Your tour will include Manhyia Palace Museum, a regal history that dates back to 1700 is told with relics and artifacts. Enjoy a drive through the city with monuments dedicated to the memory of the great Ashanti people. End the day’s tour at the National Cultural Center (Anansekrom) which features the Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and various studios of the brass makers, potters and batik makers.

icon Day 2 : AKWASIDAE FESTIVAL - ACCRA

Location: Accra

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast at your hotel, participate in this special Akwasidae festival ‘Grand Durbar of Chiefs and People of Asanteman’ at the Kumasi Sports Stadium. The Akwasidae is a religious and cultural festival of the Asante's which is celebrated in grand style. Usually on this day the Asante king comes out of the palace on a palanquin adorned in gold ornaments to receive the homage of his sub-chiefs and people. It is a very colorful ceremony that lasts the whole day and it is normally held at the Manhyia palace which is the Asantehene’s residence. The celebration marks a period of stock taking and fervent assessment of events in the life of the Ashanti's. It serves as a period to propitiate the ancestors through whom the Ashanti Unity gains its grounds. Late afternoon, depart for the scenic drive back to Accra.

What's Included

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    Meals – Breakfast Only

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    Fully Guided

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

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    Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

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    1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

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    Entrance Fees

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    Accommodation

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    Fully Guided

What's Not Included

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    Meals – Full Board

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    Local Taxes

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    Drinks with Meals

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    Early Check In

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    Game Drives on Safari

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    Meals – Half Board

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    Meals – Full Board

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    Late Check Out

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    Meals – Full Board

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    International Travel

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    Meals – Full Board

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    Country Entry Visas

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    Low Deposit

    Land Tours Ghana requires a deposit of 25% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 30 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

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Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Monday Oct 17, 2022

Nights

1

Available

20

$359.00