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Exploring The Markets Of Accra

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  • Explore the beautiful markets of Accra
  • Learn how to bargain like a local
  • Discover the ‘shared taxi’ system of Ghana
  • Find out more about the local flavors, spices and ingredients
Africa's markets are a blessing and a curse for travellers. Filled with cool things to buy, eat and photograph, they are also confusing to get through alone. Join this Accra tour to navigate the market minefield and learn some local cooking tricks to take home with you.

Want to see the markets of Accra, be exposed to regional foods and flavours, and learn how to whip up a West African feast? Then join this fun-filled tour of Accra’s markets and food outlets!

Start by meeting up with a local guide then hit the streets to discover the variety of fresh food on offer to the public. Eating from market stalls and roadside carts is commonplace throughout all of Africa and is an experience not to be missed when travelling in this part of the world.

Witness a wide range of foods being prepared, from large cauldrons of bubbling stew to grilled vegetables and fresh fruit juices and shakes. Here, the dishes and styles of cooking have evolved over centuries and have often been handed down from generation to generation. Perusing food stalls and chatting to locals is a great way to learn about traditions and customs of Ghana so don’t be afraid to ask questions and most importantly – try a few local delicacies.

Next on your Accra food tour, hop in a shared taxi and head to the Pink Hostel to meet up with a local chef, where you’ll learn how to prepare a few dishes yourself. Perhaps learn how to make kenkey (fisherman’s soup) or other dishes typical of this region. Finish your Urban Adventures tour with newfound knowledge of West African cuisine, ready to use in your own kitchen when you get home. Now that's what we call an awesome souvenir!
customer reviews about Urban Adventures
4.8 - Excellent Based on 791 reviews
Ms.'s review for another Urban Adventures tour
4.5 - Excellent
“Really enjoyed our walk and street food. DAPHNE did a great job. Great way to experience how locals live in Colombo.”
Ms.'s review for another Urban Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
“I spent a wonderful afternoon with Ricardo wandering through Merida's market after a brief overview of the Plaza Grande. He was indulgent with my Spanish and eager to point out unfamiliar fruits, vegetables, and spices. We took a collectivo to Doña Berta's home north of Merida (sharing a seat with someone's large spider man piñata) and made sopa de lima and an assortment of yucatecan antojitos like panuchos, salbutes, and papazdules. Ricardo also whipped up an assortment of flavored aguas frescas. It was delicious, and gave me the confidence to order from food stalls around town during the rest of my stay. It was a nice way to spend an afternoon and see a different side of Merida.”
Ms.'s review for another Urban Adventures tour
4.5 - Excellent
“Great tour of Tonle Sap. Guide was very knowledgeable about the way of life of those who live there.”
what’s included
  • Local english speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Dinner.
what’s excluded
  • Cost of shared taxi or taxi
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips / gratuities for your guide.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 2 hours
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 12 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Accra, Ghana
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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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