ACCRA MARKETS WALKING TOUR
Explore Accra’s most vibrant markets on a 3-hour walking tour through Ghana’s bustling capital city. Follow your guide through the Makola and Salaga markets and get tips and advice for bargaining like a local.
Browse vivid displays of medicinal plants and herbs, and discover handcrafted beads, Kente clothing and souvenirs from around the country. See timber from African forests, then learn how vendors at Accra’s fascinating herbal market sell the roots, leaves and dried plants used in traditional medicine and voodoo ceremonies.
DEPARTURE & RETURN:
Hotel pick up
Drop off at hotel
what To Expect
Visit: What better way to understand more about life in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, than by spending time exploring the city’s many markets on a small-group tour! Accra is a bustling and busy capital city, and its markets are testament to that.
See for yourself as you discover the beautiful artistry and craftsmanship in the products on sale, and learn about the area’s culture and traditions. Marvel at the exotic food produce on sale, and perhaps take home a souvenir or two of your trip! After meeting your guide in heart of Old Accra, stroll to the city’s Makola and Salaga markets.
Listen to your guide and discover the all-important art of bartering for items that you might like to buy throughout the tour. If you’re lucky you may even be let in on a local secret or two to help you make the most of your newfound bargaining prowess. Your next stop is at a timber market near the Accra arena. Learn how wood is sourced from nearby plantations and forests, and the many different uses that the wood has been put to over the years.
Spend time in the herbal market, where a huge variety of herbs, leaves and roots are on display. Discover how these plants and herbs are used in various local recipes and remedies — some for voodoo rituals and others for traditional medicine.
Learn how these traditional ingredients are used by local medicine men to cure illnesses and ailments. After three hours exploring Accra’s diverse markets, finish your tour near the Accra arena.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
No High-heeled shoes
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate