It’s an expression you will hear several times daily as you travel around Ghana, one that will ring in your ears at night and bring a smile to your face for weeks after you leave. Akwaaba! It means "welcome", and you will be. Welcome to a land of sunshine, a nation with the reputation as the friendliest in Africa. Welcome to a haven that combines the charms of idyll tropical beaches with a fascinating historical heritage, rich cultural variety and some interesting wildlife in the national parks.
The Pan-African Historical Theatre Festival – known as PANAFEST – was mooted by the late Efua Sutherland in the mid 1980s as a cultural vehicle for bringing in the Diaspora and the Motherland together around the suppressed issues which remain from the Transatlantic Slave Trade. PANAFEST addresses the most traumatic interruption that ever occurred in the natural evolution of African societies, which among other traumas profoundly eroded the self-confidence and freedom for self-determination of a whole people…
See what some of our clients have to say about Authentic Ghana Tours
Thank you very much John and your wonderful Authentic team. We enjoyed every bit of our time with you. In fact you are an inspiration to the world and your generation.
Henk and Marja
Don’t hesitate to book Authentic Tours. John, being our guide, was a great tour guide. He speaks so good English, French, a bit of German and his mother language, Fanti. He is one of the amazing young men whose story of life will change yours too. Thank you for the wonderful experience you and your team gave me…
We rented a 4×4 from your company. Ato was really a good and safe driver. I recommend anyone who wants to avoid the self-drive hustle in Ghana to travel with this company. Our car was well maintained and never had any problems during our 3 weeks’ adventure.
Simons, Sophie, Kim & Anja
Thank you for the adventure your team gave to our students. In fact they enjoyed it a lot and can’t wait to come next semister with the next history students. You made us learn that life is not always about materialistic but to discover our true purpose.
Destinations in Ghana ranges from the beaches in coastal areas, to the lakes in the inland and historical UNESCO World heritage sites, rich cultural variety, and some interesting wildlife in the national parks.