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Accra History And Culture Tour

From US$ 36 per person
  • Free Cancellation
  • No booking or credit card fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • Learn more about the culture and traditions of locals living in Old Fadama
  • Explore modern communities of urban Accra
  • Get closer to the local way of life
  • See how appliances and machinery are used
Get both sides of the story on this Accra tour that reveals the challenging yet remarkably industrious side of life in Old Fadama. Learn about a community of people who build a life around reclaiming and reinventing materials for reuse. From old appliances to items of everyday rubbish, almost everything is salvaged for reuse.

Ready for an enlightening walking tour through Old Fadama? Let's go! This Accra walking tour will take you right to the heart of a unique community that manages to survive in challenging conditions. As masses of people migrate from rural to urban areas, African cities like Accra reach bursting point and people are forced to live in slum-like areas.


For this Accra city tour, you'll meet up with your friendly local guide and head off to the Old Fadama area of Accra. Here, you’ll be able to witness another way of life, with the people who have migrated from the north of the country, in search of a better life. Take the time to learn how the local people go about their trade, using disused machinery, appliances, and equipment to their benefit. From old refrigerators to computers, printers, microwaves, and industrial machinery, the local community dismantle the appliances, locate the valuable parts and one way or another, find use for them. Whether selling valuable elements or using parts for other appliances, the people here are very industrious at making a living.


Throughout the tour, take the time to ask questions and interact with this special community, who despite extreme hardship, still manage to survive with a sense of pride and humility.
what’s included
  • Local english speaking guide
  • Entrance fees.
what’s excluded
  • Lunch
  • Tips for photography
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips / gratuities for your guide
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 3 hours
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Accra, Ghana
Good to know Dress standard: Since this is predominately a walking tour, we recommend dressing in light clothes that will make you feel comfortable in warmer weather conditions.

Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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