Old and New Accra Experience - Small Group Tour

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What To Expect

Visit the unique, urban communities of modern Accra. See how the industrious local people make a living. Learn about the heritage and culture of people living in Old Fadama. Witness how old machinery and appliances are put to use.


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In front of Palladium Cinema Hall
3 hours
daily except Sunday at 9:00 AM
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Join this enlightening walking tour through Old Fadama - a unique community that manages to survive in challenging conditions. As masses of people migrate from rural to urban areas, African cities like Accra reach bursting point and people are forced to live in slum-like areas.  

In the morning, meet up with a friendly local guide and head off to the Old Fadama area of Accra. Here, you'll be able to witness another way of life, with the people who have migrated from the north of the country, in search of a better life.

Take the time to learn how the local people go about their trade, using disused machinery, appliances and equipment to their benefit.

From old refrigerators to computers, printers, microwaves and industrial machinery, the local community dismantle the appliances, locate the valuable parts and one way or another, find use for them.

Whether selling valuable elements or using parts for other appliances, the people here are very industrious at making a living.

Although this practice sometimes poses an environmental hazard, the community has little choice but to do this work, since there is little other work or sources of income available.

While on the tour, take the time to ask questions and interact with this special community, who despite extreme hardship, still manage to survive with a sense of pride and humility.


  • English-speaking guide

  • Entrance fees


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • Children below 6 years old are not permitted on this tour.

  • Since this is a walking tour, light clothes that would make you feel comfortable are recommended.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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