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Visit The Markets Of Accra

From US$ 46 per person
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highlights
  • Explore the markets of Accra
  • See how wood is sourced at a Timber Market
  • Learn more about herbal medicine and indegenous plants
  • Hear tales about the various herbs used in voodoo
This ain't your average market experience! Join this Accra tour and be amazed by what's on offer. You'll see medicinal herbs, items used in voodoo rituals, and other West African accoutrements not seen in many other places.

Experience the multi-sensory fun of Accra's bustling markets on this local walking tour. Markets are a hallmark of African society and an invaluable place to connect with local culture, language, cuisine, and history. The markets of Ghana are no exception, providing excellent examples of vibrant artistry, quality craftsmanship, authentic home cooking, and keen bargaining!

 

Join an enthusiastic local guide and weave your way through through the Makol and Salaga markets of Accra. Learn the art of bargaining from your guide, who will let you in on a few local secrets that will hopefully help in your shopping efforts. Stop at the timber market in Arena Accra and learn about the many different uses of wood sourced from local forests and plantations.

 

While there, visit the intriguing herbal market and marvel at the range of roots, leaves and herbs on display. Find out how these plants are used in the voodoo religion as well as cures for a range of different illnesses and afflictions.

 

Local traditional medicine men and women frequently rely on nature to provide cures and relief for various ailments, so take the time to learn firsthand how these plants can be used to administer first aid in the bush and provide cures for common illnesses. Finish your Accra markets tour armed with useful knowledge on traditional medicine, a camera full of interesting images, and hopefully a few unique souvenirs!
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
Tour Type Group Tour  
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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