1. Ghana
  2. Greater Accra Region
  3. Accra

Accra Markets and Ghana Food Tour

Product ID: 15362
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From restaurants to market stalls and sizzling street food, Accra has a wide range of places providing West African cuisine. Visit local markets and taste traditional foods on this half-day tour of Accra's markets and cuisine.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 5:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Accra’s atmospheric markets
  • Find out how to bargain for goods just like a local
  • Experience a ride on Ghana’s ‘shared taxi’ transport system
  • Get acquainted with regional ingredients, spices, produce and flavors
  • Learn how to prepare tasty traditional dishes from a local master
Full description
See the markets of Accra, taste regional foods and learn how to prepare a West African feast.

Meet up with your local guide then head out to discover the variety of fresh food to be found on the streets of Accra. Eating from market stalls and roadside carts is commonplace throughout all of Africa and is an experience not to be missed when traveling in this part of the world.

Witness a wide range of food being prepared, from large pots of bubbling stew to grilled vegetables and fresh fruit juices. In Accra, the dishes and styles of cooking have evolved over centuries and have often been handed down from generation to generation.

Perusing food stalls and chatting with locals is a great way to learn about traditions and customs of Ghana, so don't be afraid to ask questions and try a few local delicacies.

Next, hop in a shared taxi to meet up with a local chef and learn how to prepare a few regional dishes yourself. Finish this tour with new-found knowledge of West African cuisine, ready to use in your own kitchen when you get home.
Includes
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Traditional dinner
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activity costs
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Tour operates daily. Meet your guide at Palladium-Arena in Old Accra

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Please contact us to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to its scheduled departure time.