Hello my name is Ben, born and raised in Ghana and I specialize in Tous in the Kumasi region.
Kumasi is known as rich culture and heritage city of Ghana and also the seat of the Manhyia Palace. with local guide by your side there is alot you can do because there is a saying, there are some things you would never know and about a city unless you live there, now you can experience these secret hidden gems with a local. Here are Top things you can do in Kumasi - Asante Kingdom
TAKE A WALKING TOUR IN KUMASI
When you arrive in a country, the first thing you need to get versed with is the history of the country. So Kumasi city tours takes you to OKOMFO ANOKYE SWORD SITE to learn the beginning of ASante Kingdom, Learn the history behind the Famous SWORD, the legendary the priest Anokye planted on the ground in 1695 which holds the Asante kingdom soul.
VISIT CULTURE CENTER/KING PREMPEH MUSEUM
See the ancient Asante kings Bathroom,artifacts, kitchen, seven clans of the kingdom animal symbols, tarrakota heads of Royals and many historic arts.
3.DO NOT MISS MANHYIA PALACE MUSEUM
This is one of the highlight during your visit also the place of Asante kingdom palace. take a guided tour inside the museum to see all asante kings and queenmothers past and present artifacts.
- EXPLORE TRADITIONAL KEJETIA MARKET. Explore one of the largest opened air market in West Africa and Ghana. interacts with local vendors, get the chance to sell like a local from Food produce to fabrics, learn how to bargain like a local, see market hidden gems only local can show you. Discover a new meaning to off beaten market path , get unique market photo opportunities .
5.VISIT BIRTHPLACE OF KENTE.
kente is a famous fabric worldwide and the only place you can trace this hand weaving fabric is BONWIRE. here you learn the ancient royal cloth, how kente was discovered, the meaning behind every design and patterns, kente is not everyday fabric, we wear kente on an important occasions like wedding, ceremony, birthday or graduation. get the chance to try your hands on the weaving and design your own fabric and weave like a local weaver.
- ADINKRA SYMBOLISM Continue to NTONSO home of Adinkra symbols. a guided tour on the process how our naming and funeral cloth are made using adinkra symbols. ADINKRA means FAREWELL. Learn the meanings of symbols, here you take 20 minutes and pick your own symbols and design your own strip and take it home. ============================================================ RATE $80 per person *ITINERARY 1.Pick up from your Hotel/ your Location in Kumasi
- Starting Time 9.30am
- This is 4 -5 hour Tour
- Kumasi City tour
- Culture and Heritage