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Price starts from $2950 per person (double occupancy)
Deposit $600 per person
Ghana offers a unique experience during its Holiday season. This trip will offer the chance for one of the most unforgettable holidays of a lifetime.
Upon arrival in Accra, you will be welcomed, ushered through immigration and customs and transported in a private a/c vehicle to your hotel in Accra. The remaining of the day is leisure time.
Accra City Tour
Experience the bustling city of Accra with a full day sightseeing in the town, Ga Mashie, Jamestown area. You will also visit the following:
Aunty Muni’s Kitchen (Waakye)
The Memorial Park, the park also has a museum which contains phots, artifacts in Dr. Nkrumah’s life.
Shopping at the fashionable oxford street that has colorful stalls of authentic African wear.
We will enjoy Accra’s nightlife as we have tasteful dine and African music at a local restaurant
Main activity for the day - Attend Accra and Vicinity – Afrochella Festival
After breakfast, you will visit the following places:
Visit the W.E.B. DuBois former home, now a museum and center for the study of Pan Africanism
Drive through Flagstaff House, official residence and administration offices of the president (Ghana’s Whitehouse).
After this afternoon after lunch (on your own account), we will drive to the hotel to freshen up before we attend Afrochella Festival.
Spend the morning at leisure. During the afternoon we will attend the second day of events of the Afrochella Festival.
Following breakfast, we will depart to Cape Coast in Ghana’s Central Region. We will pass through small villages and you will see the Slave River where our ancestors were washed before confinement in the slave dungeons to await shipment to the Americas.
We arrive in Elmina and check in tour hotel.
After breakfast, we will travel to Elmina Castle, originally called Fort Sao Jorge de Elmina – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After this visit, we continue to Cape Coast to see the Cape Coast Dungeon, where you will experience the emotional journey of going in the opposite direction of our ancestors, through the infamous “door of no return.”
This evening, you will experience the traditional Fihankra Ceremony – “Restore to Disaporans the Cultural and Spiritual connections that were denied them for centuries.” The Fihankra Ceremony will include a traditional Naming Ceremony where you will receive your certificate of authentication .
After breakfast and checkout, you will visit Kakum National Park, which has one of Africa’s famous rainforest canopy walkways. On this day we will also, arrive in Ghana’s capital city, see today’s Ghana at the West Hills Mall. Transfer to your hotel; rest of your day is leisure.
After breakfast and checkout, we depart for a real African Experience. We will visit the Makola Market which is the biggest open market in Accra. You will have the chance to walk through this unusual busy market and even get the chance to bargain for stuff you would like to purchase.
After breakfast, morning at leisure to enjoy the beach along the Atlantic Ocean. Later in the afternoon, enjoy a boat trip to the Mangroves and Island to explore the work of the local gin producers on the Island. The rest of the evening is at your leisure.
After breakfast, we depart to Accra. Enjoy a scenic drive to T.K. Beads, experts in making beautiful traditional beads using ancient methods. Your guide will take you through the skilled process of making the beads. Beads are culturally a symbol of wealth and beauty here in Ghana and are still used during traditional durbars and festivals.
Upon arrival back to Accra, transfer to your hotel. You may choose to enjoy Accra’s Nightlife this evening.
This day is at your leisure. There is also an opportunity to do last-minute shopping before you are transferred to the airport for the onward flight back to the USA.
• Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
• Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
• Hotel Accommodation
• Private transportation in an A/C vehicle
• Experienced cultural tour guide
• Meals (Breakfast daily & 7 dinners)
• Bottled water per person per day
• Admissions to listed sites and activities
The package does not include:
• Cost of Visa or Passport
• Travel Insurance
• Gratuity for driver and tour guides
• Meals not listed
• Personal expenses