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7-Day Ghana Holiday Coastal Tour

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    What to Expect
    Day 1 : Accra - Cape Coast - Axim

    Leave Accra in the morning, heading down to Cape Coast. Along the way, you will see some of rural Ghana and some Pusoban shrines. Reaching Cape Coast, you will visit the Cape Coast Castle, which used to be the seat of the English Government of the then Gold Coast colony.

    After the castle excursion, take in the view and a great meal at a local restaurant on the beach (own expense). Wander the lazy streets of the city, exploring the colonial architecture and the wall paintings.

    After, drive to Elmina for guided walking tour of the over 700 year-old town. Learn about the economic, political, historical and cultural including the colorful boats and fishing harbor aspects of Elmina. The history of this place explains the Portuguese, Dutch, and British influences. Continue to Axim to your sun-drenched tropical beach accommodation on the coast.

    Day 2: Axim (L)

    Spend the day floating in the calm bay, taking a casual welcome community walk or bike ride through the townships, where you can engage in spontaneous interactions with the local Nzema tribe. Stop by a typical eatery to taste a local dish for lunch. Overnight at your beach resort.

    Day 3: Jungle Hike (L)

    Today you will have the opportunity to take a short hike to a near by jungle to experience the beautiful scenery. See some the local and economically important trees near the beach area. Go kayaking and explore a protected private bay area within the reach of the local community. Overnight at your beach resort.

    Day 4:Fort San Antonio - Boboewusi Island (L)

    Take a guided tour of Fort San Antonio to learn about the Dutch and Portuguese trading past at west coast of Ghana. Continue on to tour  Boboewusi Island and the lighthouse. Climb to the top of the lighthouse to discover awesome views of the countryside with its long stretches of sandy beach.

    Day 5: Anaska - Beyin (L)

    Your will have a full day outside Axim today. Drive to Ankasa Resource Reserve.Take a nature hike to the Bamboo Cathedral, then on to Beyin, where you will take a boat ride through the beautiful wetlands of the Amamsuri, the largest swamp forest in Ghana.

    Arrive at Beyin and visit the Nzuelzo Village on stilts. Greet the chief and take your tour of this amazing architecture. Continue to Fort Apollonia which houses the Museum of Nzema Culture and History, then back to Axim and your resort.

    Day 6: Axim (L)

    Today is a free day to enjoy the beach area of your accommodations.

    Day 7: Axim - Accra

    Drive back to Accra from Axim, making a detour to explore Fort Metal Cross. This fort was built by the British as a trading post in the 17th century. Continue to Kakum National Park to take canopy walk, then return to Accra.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Accra
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    7 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:00pm
    Inclusions
    • 6-nights accommodation at Axim Beach Resort
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Bottled and mineral water
    • Day tours with guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks not specified in itinerary
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    What can we say, it was an excellent experience! The choice of hotels were in our view, superb. The vehicle and our guide were great, and we saw some amazing sites. Our personal favorite part of the trip was Boboewusi Island and Axim. In all, a great time with MJ tours.
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    Response from MandJ T, Sustainability Officer at 7-Day Ghana Holiday Coastal Tour
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hello Greetings from M&J Travel and Tours, Ghana. Thank you for taking the time to leave us this astonishing review. We are ecstatic that you had an excellent experience at Boboewusi Island, Axim and loved the choice of the hotels reserved for you. looking forward to welcome you again with other of our Tour packages. Kind Regards,
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    Driver and Guide were wonderful, very personable and knowledgeable of the whole tour, great camoraderie between them. Itinerary was well planned only a couple of things changed due to making it easier, and more efficient as far as travel but we were informed and consulted about
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    Response from MandJ T, Sustainability and Ecotourism Officer at 7-Day Ghana Holiday Coastal Tour
    Responded Aug. 5, 2019
    Dear Deborah, I bring you warm greetings from M&J Travel and Tours, It was a pleasure serving you. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your positive feedback and heartfelt endorsement! We are glad you had a unique and wonderful time. We are glad to know that you were okay with the slight changes we made to your itinerary, our driver and Tour guide will be happy to read your kind words. Once again, we appreciate your kind words and looking forward to your next visit. Regards
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: M&J Travel and Tours
    23 reviews
    Travel557928
    Riverside, Iowa
    20
    Ghana safari
    Great tour guide and driver!! They were with us at all times and very focused on ensuring we had a great
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    hikingmusician
    Breckenridge, Colorado
    93
    Exceptional experience
    I booked a custom 6 day tour with M&J Travel and Tours that exceeded my expectations. The travel agent, Nuru-Deen,
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    946claudiad
    10
    Amazing experience
    We booked a 7 day trip including 2 days in Accra and a 3-day Safari in Tamale plus one night stay at Mognori
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    M4973TRchrisf
    10
    Excellent tour of Ghana
    I booked a 7 day tour with M&J Travel and Tours that included both walking and driving safaris in Mole National
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    PattyS_on_the_go
    30
    12 day custom tour
    I’m so grateful to M&J for the attentive, professional, and expert planning of my first Ghana experience. I worked
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    Faleh M
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    32
    12 days inGhana. Togo and Benin
    Me and my friend took a 12 days tour with M&J in Ghana, Togo and Benin. It wes a fabulous days. Great experience.
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    elias0211
    Dallas, Texas
    182
    Top notch
    What can we say, it was an excellent experience! The choice of hotels were in our view, superb. The vehicle and
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    Alice T
    31
    Great service and no problems!
    Just wanted to say thank you. We arranged some aspects of our visit to Ghana with MJ like the car and a couple of
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    Seamus W
    22
    Excellent service for car rental
    We hired a car with a driver for our short 5-day trip to Eastern Ghana. The driver was great and very informative
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    MrInternational02
    London, United Kingdom
    8267
    Highlight of my trip to West Africa!
    I had been planning a trip to West Africa for years, and finally chose to travel with M&J Travel, and I am so glad
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    Duthorn
    10
    Wonderful time
    Driver and Guide were wonderful, very personable and knowledgeable of the whole tour, great camoraderie between
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    PlantationCraiglie
    31
    A Great Adventure
    After the hustle and bustle of Accra, the drive to Mole National Park was enjoyably relaxed. Following a short one
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    anactbloke
    Melbourne, Australia
    242162
    Safe and secure in Mole National Park
    My daughter (14) and I booked the four-day cycle and walking tour in Mole National Park. The whole tour was booked
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    thaliaxjoy
    10
    Excellent car, driver and tour guide!
    Service Group from Howard University traveled with M&J Tours for our annual service trip to Ghana! They took very
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    Worthing B
    Saint Louis
    31
    Very good drivers
    My main objective in hiring a van and a driver was to have safe transportation for a 12 day trip in Ghana. Driving
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