Find yourself in sync with local people and their way of life like never before. A life time memorable experience that is worth discovering and exploring in Logba Tota in the Volta Region; nestled high in the Avatime hills, this hilltop, farming village offers spectacular views of surrounding villages, deep lush valleys, Mt. Gemi, and even Lake Volta!. Spend your entire time with a host family for an ethnographic exposure to authentic local culture. Take this tour with a friend or friends to share the cost This tour can be modified to suit your budget and travel wishes The cost of package is subject to change as a result of unexpected increment in hotel rates and gasoline prices prior to payment Spontaneous stops based on client's interests for photography or a quick scenic gaze during the tour is allowed. There is a possibility of witnessing a naming ceremony, festival, drumming and dancing, join a church service or witness a funeral ceremony while tour is in session.
- Landscape photography
- Scenic Drive
- Seascape Photography
- Township tour
- Accra, Ghana
- Normal Physical Condition
- WiFi and phone coverage at lodges
Day 1Arrival In Accra - Ghana
Arrive at the Kotoka International Airport, where our driver and guide will meet and transfer you to your hotel for a welcome drink, trip briefing, acclimatization and relaxation
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Travel Time: 1 hrs
Day 2Accra - Logba Tota
Activities IncludedDance General Photography Landscape photography Scenic Drive Culture
After breakfast at the hotel, the driver and guide will meet you and start your journey to Logba Tota for your 6 days local culture immersion experience. Along the way, visit Cedi Beads in Odumasi, where you can take part in a workshop to see the processing of traditional glass beads making from recycled glass from start to finish. There is a shop available at the premises, where you will see the exhibition and sales of the finished glass beads. Continue your way to the Volta Region of Ghana and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant along the way. Arrive at Logba Tota, the highest hilltop settlement in Ghana and surrounded by the lush vegetation and rolling hills of the mountains of Avatime. Check in at your hotel and visit the community afterwards with your guide, who will be with you throughout your stay and activities in the community. He will introduce you to your host family for orientation and familiarization tour of the community, and to have audience with the Chief and Elders of the Community for a welcome drumming and dancing performance. Return to your hotel afterwards, for dinner and relaxation You will spend your nights at Abraerica Hospitalities hotel, which is located in Amedzofe, a town close to Logba Tota community. You will move from the Hotel to the community each day with your guide by means of local taxis.The driver after dropping you at the hotel, returns to Accra. He will come on the last day to pick you and the guide back to Accra for your departure.
Day 3Amedzofe - Logba Tota
Activities IncludedDance Culture
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will meet and take you to the village to meet your host family. The activity for today is learning the fundamentals of the local language, more drumming and dancing lessons and engage in sporty activities with some of the kids in the community
Day 4Amedzofe - Logba Tota
Activities IncludedHiking Culture
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will meet and take you to the village to meet your host family. The activity for today is farming. Join the host family to their farm on this day to learn about their farming methods, the type of crops they cultivate, the good and the bad seasons for farming in the community, how they irrigate their farms, how they store their harvests and the trend of sales of their final produce at the local market.
Day 5Amedzofe - Logba Tota
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will meet and take you to the village to meet your host family. The activity for today is learning how to weave traditional kente cloth with colorful yarns, weaving of baskets with palm fronds and pottery making; amidst having extra tutorials on speaking the basics of the local language. Return to your hotel for dinner and relaxation.
Day 6Amedzofe - Logba Tota
Activities IncludedCooking Township tour Culture
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will meet and take you to the village to meet your host family. The activity for today is lessons on cooking local dishes. You will go to the local market together with your guide and the host family to purchase ingredients needed for the cooking; this is where you will have the chance to test your bargaining skills at the local market. Upon your return from the market, join in the preparation of lunch and dinner for the day, which will be served to you when it is done, so you have a taste of the finished product of your cooking lessons.
Day 7Full day in Amedzofe and environs
Activities IncludedHiking Scenic Drive Township tour Culture
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will meet and take you to the village to meet your host family. The activity for today is touring the community and its surrounding towns. Enjoy one and a half hours hike, where you find yourself through the forest to the Ote Falls. It is an adventurous trail with the possibility of taking a refreshing swim upon reaching the falls. Continue to Liate Wote, a picturesque village, nestled in the heart of the Volta Region at the foot of the range of mountains that make up the Ghana/Togo border; Liati Wote is a hidden paradise, with over 300 species of butterflies in its forest, home to one of the largest butterflies count in Ghana. The village is the ultimate place to experience rural community life. The friendly local people are always ready to welcome you and see to it that your visit was worth the trip. There are hiking possibilities like taking a hike through coffee and cocoa fields and untouched forest to the Tagbo falls and the more adventurous 1.5 hours climb to the top of Ghana's highest mountain, Mount Afadjato, which stands at (2905 ft) Return to your hotel in Amedzofe for dinner and relaxation.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Travel Time: 2 hrs
Day 8Amedzofe - Logba Tota - Accra
Activities IncludedGeneral Photography Landscape photography Scenic Drive Township tour Culture
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will meet and take you to the village to meet your host family for a goodbye and farewell ceremony. Artefacts and traditional kente clothes are given to you as souvenirs on this day. The driver will pick you and your guide up by 10am for your journey back to Accra. Along the way, visit the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary along the way, a small community with a large monkey population, which are traditionally sacred to its inhabitants and protected from poaching. Arrive in Accra by late afternoon, and the driver will drop you off at the Airport for check in and departure.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Logba Tota - Accra
Travel Time: 4 hrs
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