Travelers will experience the serene and peaceful atmosphere of the Akuapem ridge and explore Aburi Botanical Gardens and Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farms. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Accra and enjoy the beautiful greenery of the Aburi gardens; learn about the origin of Cocoa (raw material for chocolate) in Ghana; and enjoy the spectacular scenic view of Accra from the mountain top.
5 mins After Pickup Time
Ever wondered where chocolate comes from? Well, we’ll take you to the very beginning of chocolate – the cocoa tree. At the Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm, you learn a bit of the history of Cocoa in Ghana and if you are lucky you might get to taste some cocoa fruit, if they’re in season.
The Aburi botanic garden is a popular destination for flora lovers and bird watchers. Visitors will find various endangered species of plants and can have an enjoyable picnic on any of the 10 beautiful well-manicured lawns. Selfie lovers will definitely fall in love with the picturesque background the garden offers and especially be thrilled by the Ficus Leprieuri (the Strangler ficus tree).
Travelers can buy relics and souvenirs to remind them of their memorable visit. Or pick up an interesting artefact for their homes or as a gift to friends and family.