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Market Tours in Accra

By Viator, January 2018

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Accra's bustling markets are typical of West Africa, with fragrant food, vibrating music, and a variety of goods that draw locals and tourists alike to the crowded stalls. Visit with a guide to make the most of your experience—here are some things to know.

Highlights
  • On a food tour, shop for ingredients at a local market before joining a Ghanaian chef to learn how to prepare some of Ghana's most beloved dishes.
  • Take a walking tour for an insider’s look at the bustling markets, including advice on bargaining.
  • Ride in a “tro-tro,” one of Accra’s shared taxi vehicles.
  • Explore the Makola and Salaga markets, as well as the timber market, which sells wood from area forests.
  • Head to the herbal market to learn about local medicinal herbs and their different uses in traditional medicine and voodoo rituals.
  • Get tips from your tour guide and try your hand at bartering.

Things to Know
  • If booking a tour with a cooking class, note any dietary requirements when booking.
  • Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes when visiting any market.
  • Bring cash, ideally small bills, if you plan to purchase anything at the markets.

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Accra Food Tour: Markets, Dinner and Cooking Class, Accra, null
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Accra Food Tour: Markets, Dinner and Cooking Class

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Get to grips with the exotic food, flavors and dishes of West Africa on this captivating 2-hour tour of Accra’s markets! With an expert guide beside you, delve ...  Read more

Location: Accra, Ghana
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.00
Accra Markets Walking Tour, Accra, Food Tours
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Accra Markets Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Delve deep into the heart of the Ghanaian capital’s vibrant market scene on this 3-hour walking tour. Follow a guide through the bustling markets of Makol and ...  Read more

Location: Accra, Ghana
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $46.00

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