Let's Tour Ghana

Day 1- Tues, August 13, 2024- Welcome Home

You are arriving in Ghana on Tuesday August 13, 2024.  I suggest Delta flight 156, leaving JFK on Monday, August 12th. It will get you here at 7:00 am, August 13th.

I will personally pick you up from the airport and take you to my home for a brief orientation and a welcome brunch.  At this time you will meet our team and your fellow travelers.  I will also arrange for you to exchange your currency for the  local currency.   

Once you're oriented and fed then we will head up the mountains to Aburi Gardens where we will do a brief grounding ceremony.  Simply put, we're going to find a quiet spot in the Gardens where we can take off our shoes and begin the reconnection process with Momma Africa. 

From the Gardens we head over to the hotel, Peduase Valley Resort, where you will be met with everything you need to unwind and settle in.  You are likely to be excited, but I suggest getting some rest, for the journey has just begun...

Day 2 - Wed, August 14, 2024- Accra City Tour

Breakfast will be served daily between 6 am - 10 am.  Once we've rested and ate we will descend down the mountain into Accra. Departure time is 9 am.  We're going to get a taste of life in one of the busiest West African cities. The sites and sounds are bound to overwhelm your new senses. Here's our hit list: 

  • Nkrumah Mausoleum
  • Independence Square
  • Arts Center 
  • Makola Market (walk-through)
  • Ethiopian Restaurant (for lunch)
  • Oxford Street, Osu

Day 3- Thurs, August 15, 2024- Slave Dungeons & Renaming Ceremony

We're visitint Elmina Dungeon, the holding cell of many of our ancestors.

For this occasion white on white is appropriate.  You will be participating in a purification process, the undoing of injustices imposed on us.  It is the reclaiming of our destiny and an opportunity to pay homage to our ancestors who endured the real holocaust. 

Once we come out of that bottomless pit, we will emerge born-again.  To celebrate our rebirth we're going to go through a re-naming ceremony.  

Late in the afternoon we will check into the Charlestina Beach Resort where we will be spending the night with the ocean breeze. 

Timeline

  • 6 am Depart from Accra
  • 11 am Arrive@ Mable's Table for lunch
  • 12:30 pm Elimina Dungeon
  • 3:00 pm Naming Ceremony @ Chief's Palace 
  •  5:00 pm Dinner
  • 7:00 pm Bonfire on the beach

Day 4- Fri, August 16, 2024- Kakum Canopy Walk

If you haven't been to a rainforest here's a unique way to view one... Here you get to scale the tops of trees in a dense rainforest, affording you sights and sounds like never before.

Timeline

  • 7 am yoga on the beach
  • 8 am breakfast
  • 10 am Kakum park
  • 2 pm Lunch
  • 3 pm Head back to Accra
  • 8 pm Arrive in Accra

Day 5- Saturday, August 17, 2024

Today we visiting Safari Valley Resort.  At Safari Valley, you will see a stunning array of moderate wildlife, like gazelles, impalas, zebras, donkeys, and over 60 species of birds!  But don't look for big game and don’t be scared,  most of the animals are friendly.

Timeline

  • 12 pm- Depart for Safari Valley
  • 1 pm- Arrive at Safari Valley
  • 3:00 pm- Lunch at Safari
  • 4:00 pm- Return to hotel
  • 7:00 pm- Night out on the town

Day 5- Saturday Evening August 17, 2024

It's time to take in Accra's nightlife.  Since this will be Marcus Garvey's Earthday we will attend a gala event in his celebration.

Day 6- Sunday, August 18, 2024- Marcus Garvey Day Exhibition

In celebration of Marcus Mosiah Garvey's 137th Earthday, we're hosting an exhibit of our best artists, artisans, birthworkers, botanists, contractors, designers, educators, foodologist, healers, organizers,  realtors, etc., with  emphasis on the African Diaspora. 

Timeline

  • 3:00 pm- Attend Marcus Garvey Exhibition
  • 6:00 pm- Retire

 

Day 7- Monday, August 19, 2024- Quad Biking

We're heading over to the next town,  Aburi, to jump on some quads and trod the back roads looking for adventure. 

Timeline

  • 12:00 Noon- Depart for quad biking
  • 3:00 pm- Carver's market
  • 5:00 pm- Return to hotel

 

Day 8- Tuesday, August 20, 2024- Wli Falls, Volta

We depart early to beat the traffic for our 5 hour journey to the Volta.

Upon arrival we will eat lunch, then head straight to Wli Water Falls. To get to this water fall we must walk 45m through a majestic rainforest. The walk is moderately easy and totally beautiful. This particular site, more than any, is what we call awe-inspiring.   It's an oasis in the middle of the forest.

That evening we will stay at Big Foot Safari, a modest, yet cozy accommodation in the village of the waterfalls. 

Timeline

  • 6:00 am- Breakfast
  • 7:00 am- Depart hotel to Volta
  • 12:00 pm- Eat lunch at the entrance to Wli Waterfalls
  • 1:00 pm- Start walking to Waterfalls
  • 6:00 pm- Dinner
  • 7:00 pm- Bonfire

Day 9- Wednesday, August 21, 2024- Mount Afadja- (Tallest mountain in W.A.)

We have another early start so that we can conquer Mount Afadjato before the sun rises to high in the sky.  This makes the climb much easier.

Today we're climbing the tallest mountain in West Africa.  It's an intense 1 hour hike straight up the mountain.  On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the most difficult, it is a 4. The climb is intense, but if you make up your mind, you can conquer it.  You have to be mentally fit first, the rest will follow your mind's lead.  In the featured picture you can see a 6 year old and a 76 year old at the top of the mountain. It wasn't easy, but we all made it. 

If its great it won't be easy, if its easy it won't be great!

Timeline

  • 6:00 am- Breakfast
  • 7:00 am- Head to the mountain
  • 8:00 am- Ascend the mountain
  • 11:00 am- Shower
  • 12:00 pm- Lunch
  • 1:00 pm- Head back to Peduase Valley Resort (5 hour ride)

Day 10- Accra- Thursday, August 22, 2024

Delta flight 157 departs at 9:00 am, getting you back to JFK on the same day, at 3:50 pm. We will depart the hotel no later than 6:00 am to get you to the airport in time for check in.

 

All For Just:

$ 2,050
00
  • 10 Days & 9 Nights
  • 4-Star Hotel- Double Occupancy
  • Ground Transportation
  • Language Lessons- Pre-Tour
  • Welcome Brunch
  • Abui Botanical Gardens
  • Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Museum- Accra
  • Independence Square- Accra
  • Arts Center- Accra
  • Makola Market- Accra
  • Slave Dungeon- Cape Coast
  • Kakum Canopy Walk- Cape Coast
  • Naming Ceremony- Cape Coast
  • Safari Valley Park- Aburi Mountains
  • Quad Biking- Aburi Mountains
  • Carver's Market- Aburi Mountains
  • Wli Waterfalls- Volta Region
  • Mt. Afadja- Volta Region
  • Sankofa Beach- Krorobite
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Cameraman
  • Tour Guides
  • Interest-Free Payment Plan
Shared Rm

Not Included

Airfare 

Visa to Ghana

Travel Insurance

Lunch/Dinner/Drinks

Private Groups

We Can Tailor A Tour For Your Group or Family

If you have a group of 10+ persons and you want a customized tour we can accommodate.  

Drop us a line and let us curate your Ghana experience.

Terms & Conditions

Abridged version

  •  Every participant on our Tour agrees to our unabridged Terms and Conditions.
  • Passengers are responsible for ensuring that they have the proper travel documents and MUST APPLY with Ghana's Embassy in the US for the necessary visa to travel to Ghana.
  • Passports are required to be valid for at least 6 months after the date of travel. 
  • Reservations must be made in your FULL NAME as it appears on your passport.
  • Travel Insurance can provide coverage for Trip Cancellation, Interruption, Baggage Loss or Delay, Medial Express, and more. Here's a list of travel insurance vendors:
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  • Prices are subject to change. Please make your reservations today at this low price to be locked in.
  • You have the option to pay for your package with one payment or you can break it up into several monthly payments, however you are required to  ensure funds are available in your account at scheduled intervals. 
  • If you do not have a roommate, but would like to take advantage of the double occupancy rates, we will arrange for a travel buddy. A form will be provided to help us to pair you with the best roommate.
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