- Duration: 7 hours approx.
- Starting point: Kumasi Zoo
- Minimum group: 2 persons
- Tours in English (translators on request)
The Ashanti Region is the cultural heartbeat of Ghana. Land of the Golden Stool expressed in the language, passage rites, festivals, cuisine and ordinary day-to-day activities.
The scenic and hilly capital city of Kumasi is a vast tropical rainforest belt. Still forest country, dominated by impressive buttress rooted forest giants, alongside large cocoa farms and picturesque hillside settlements.
Ashanti is also home of the most important gold mine in Ghana at Obuasi (50km south-west of Kumasi).
To discover the traditional heartland of Ghana, a visit to Ashanti is a must.
Highlights in Ashanti Region include, The Manhyia Palace, Centre for National Culture, Okomfo Anokye Sword, Kumasi Zoo, Kejetia Market, Crafts of Ashanti, Bobiri Forest Butterfly Santuary, Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary and many more.