DISCOVER GHANA CULTURAL TOUR
DAY 1: ARRIVAL (ACCRA)
Arrival at the Kotoka International Airport where we will transport you to your 4-star hotel. You will then be able to get unpacked and settled in to relax and enjoy the hotel's amenities. Later that day we will treat everyone to a Welcome Lunch or Dinner where we will have an opportunity to meet one another.
DAY 2: ACCRA
After having breakfast we will embark upon our tour of Ghana's capital city of Accra! The tour will include the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Art Village for Drumming Lessons; Independence Arch; WEB Dubois Pan-African Museum; local restaurant.
DAYS 3-4: KUMASI
After breakfast we will pack all of our belongings and check out of the hotel for our transport to Kumasi. We will have our Kumasi City Tour which includes Kente Weaving; Cocoa Tour; Naming Ceremony; Manhyia Palace; Adinkra Stamps Printing; and Okomfo Anokye Sword site.
DAYS 5-6: CAPE COAST
After breakfast we will then check out of the hotel and depart for Cape Coast. Along the way we will stop at the Assin Manso Slave River which is the site of 'Last Bath' before our ancestors were taken to the slave dungeons. We will explore Kakum National Park where those who wish to do so can walk across the famous suspension bridge. Others who want to simply enjoy the scenery can relax in outdoor lounge.
Once in Cape Coast we will experience a private tour of the Cape Coast Slave Castle and the "Door of No Return". Following the tour we will have lunch at a nearby seaside restaurant. You will then have the remainder of the evening to relax and enjoy at your leisure.
DAY 7: ACCRA
After breakfast we will check out of the hotel and leave for Accra. We will then visit the Aburi Botanical Gardens and check into the hotel. You can spend the remainder of the evening enjoying the hotel amenities, explore the city, take a trip to the mall, and have a nice dinner.
DAY 8: ACCRA & DEPARTURE
We will treat everyone to a Farewell Lunch or Dinner as we take the time to reflect, take pictures, enjoy a meal, and say our good-byes.
When it is time we will check out of the hotel and leave for the airport for departure.
Accra| Kumasi | Cape Coast - June 9, 2022 - June 16, 2022*
*Dates subject to change based on flight availability.
Deposit to Reserve Your Spot: $300.00
Package #1 : $2,550.00 (without Airline Ticket)
Package #2: $3,650.00 (with Round-trip Airline Ticket departing within the United States, your state)
This is an all inclusive package which contains the following:
4 Star Hotel Accommodation (Double Occupancy; Single Occupancy an additional $525.00).
Transportation to Sites within Itinerary
Airport Arrival and Departure Transportation
Site Entrance Fees
Not Included: Passport Fees;Vaccination Fees; Visa Fees; Site Camera Fees; Lunch/Dinners; Tips; Nightlife; Drinks; Snacks.
You have the option to Pay in Full or utilize our Payment Plan option.
A non-refundable deposit of $300.00 is required to secure your spot. Once your payment has cleared and Registration Form has been accepted for completion, you will receive a receipt confirming your reservation.
$400.00 is due by May 1, 2021
$400.00 is due by June 1, 2021
$400.00 is due by July 1, 2021
$400.00 is due by August 1, 2021
$400.00 is due by September 1, 2021
$400.00 is due by October 1, 2021
$400.00 is due by November 1, 2021
$400.00 is due by December 1, 2021
Any remaining balance must be paid in full by January 1, 2022.
The above pay schedule is for the tour package which includes flight. Payments for the tour package without flight are still due on the same date, but the amount due will be adjusted as per the agreement on your confirmation receipt.
Note: Guests will receive travel documents once the tour is paid in full.
Sites Included within Package are described in the itinerary.
Conference Calls: We will hold three conference calls prior to the trip for guests who have reserved their spot. Conference call attendance is not required but is encouraged as we will discuss pertinent trip information and answer questions at the end. Calls will be recorded for playback later if someone is unable to make it. Guests will be notified of conference call details at the email address on file.
Guests with Special Needs and/or Disabilities: Any guest with special needs or disabilities should notate such disability within the registration form. We will make reasonable attempts to accommodate any special needs; however, we are not responsible for the failure of any third party including hotels, transportation services, restaurants, and so on to accommodate any special needs. We are also unable to physically lift or transport guests in and out of any vehicles. Therefore, any guest requiring such assistance must be accompanied by a qualified care person.
Meals, Snacks, and Beverages: Guests are responsible for all food, snacks, and beverages that are not included in the tour package. The tour package includes one Welcome Meal (lunch and dinner) and one Farewell Meal (lunch or dinner).
Photography and Video Policy: We believe that a picture is worth a thousand words and enjoy sharing the highlights of our tours through photography and video footage. Please notify us immediately if you do not wish to be included in any photos or video.
Airline Ticket Booking: Airline ticket booking services are provided for guests who reserved the tour package that includes the airline ticket. One of our advisors will reach out with instructions on this process once the guest reserves his spot on the trip.
Tour Cancellation: We require a minimum of ten guests to operate this tour. If the tour is cancelled because not enough people registered or for other extenuating circumstances, all guest reservations and payments will be automatically credited towards our next scheduled tour, no refunds will be issued.
Guest Initiated Cancellation Policy: Should you need to cancel your tour reservation please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deposits are non-refundable. There will be no refunds for failure to secure all proper and valid travel and admissions documents for this trip. The following cancellation time-table upon receipt of cancellation email:
June 9, 2021 or Earlier = Refund of all funds paid EXCEPT the $300.00 deposit.
Between June 10, 2021 and December 10, 2021 = Refund of 50% of all funds paid EXCEPT the $300.00 deposit.
Between December 11, 2021 and April 30, 2022 = Refund of 25% of all funds paid EXCEPT the $300.00 deposit.
NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS RECIEVED ON OR AFTER MAY 1, 2022.
Important to Note: Travel Africa's responsibilities for this tour begins once guests arrive at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana and ends once guests board at said airport for airplane departure. Travel Africa is not liable for any incidences in connection with service of any aircraft, vessel, hotels, and providers of international services, motor or any other conveyance used by the guest. While we do our best to plan for any unfortunate events, Travel Africa, its partners, suppliers, or representatives are not responsible for any weather, societal activities, errors or omissions, any personal injury, losses of limbs, loss of life, theft, losses or any additional expenses caused by changes in flight or other services, illness, or other acts of God.
Travel Africa has the right to amend or withdraw any feature of the tour, to change hotel, and to amend the itinerary as needed for the ease and safety of our guests. If such changes are required they will be without cost to Travel Africa and its partners or suppliers. Guests will be responsible for any incidental costs that may be incurred by such changes or substitutions.
By registering and submitting a deposit you are considered in agreement with the above terms and conditions.
Note: Form must be filled out COMPLETLEY and accompanied by Payment in Full or $300.00 deposit before your spot is reserved. You will receive a confirmation message once your spot has been successfully reserved.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT SHOULD I PACK?
Ghana is located along the Gulf of Guinea and has tropical, breezy, balmy weather so you should prepare as if you were going to any other tropical island.
DO I NEED TRAVEL INSURANCE?
Although we make our best efforts to avoid any issues, sometimes the unexcepted happens. You may need to cancel or reschedule your trip. Or maybe you have a medical emergency on your trip that your insurance does not cover.
Travel insurance is not required for the trip, but we recommend it. If you choose not to secure travel insurance, you will need to sign a waiver stating that it was offered to you but was declined. We can assist in acquiring travel insurance if you are interested.
IS THIS TRIP RIGHT FOR ME?
If you are looking for authentic cultural experiences, meeting new people, eating local cuisine, while enjoying your stay in 4-star accommodations, then this is the trip for you!
HOW MUCH MONEY SHOULD I BRING?
That is at your discretion; however, we suggest at least $400.00. As a reminder, lunches, dinners, and alcohol packages are not included, so these expenses should be considered when deciding what amount of money to bring. For reference, a meal typically begin at around $8.00 and can go up from there.
Additionally, many of the sites that we will see on the trip contain gift shops for souvenirs which you may be interested in purchasing.
DO I NEED TO TIP?
Tipping is customary and encouraged at around 15%.
ARE THERE ITEMS I SHOULD BRING?
We recommend bringing a plug adapter (Ghana voltage is 230 volts); unlocked cell phone; toiletries (lotions, toilet tissue; feminine items; wet wipes); bathing suits/swim wear; a travel iron; any necessary medications; luggage locks with name tags; mosquito repellant; a candle (customary for slave castles); beach towels; sun dresses; and sandals.
WHAT IS THE TOUR GROUP SIZE?
The group will range between 10-15 guests.
WILL I LIKE THE FOOD?
Guests will have access to food varying from familiar American foods to the local cuisine. We encourage guests to fully engage in the travel experience by trying some of the local dishes.
WHAT TYPE OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTS WILL I NEED TO GO TO GHANA?
A U.S. citizen will need a valid U.S. Passport (valid for at least 6 months past the return date); a visa is also required. Non-U.S. citizens may require additional documentation.
Although Travel Africa offers assistance with these processes, it it ultimately the guest's responsibility to make sure that all travel documents are properly secured. Please refer to the following links for information:
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WILL I HAVE ANY FREE TIME?
Yes, we have spare time built in the itinerary as to allow guests to make this trip their own. Guests are welcome to do some shopping, catch a movie, enjoy dinner, or experience the nightlife.
*Please read the information on this page completely prior to booking. We are available to answer any questions that you may have.
Discover Ghana Cultural Tour
June 9-16, 2022
8 Days, 7 Nights
Accra, Kumasi, and Cape Coast
Package #1: $2,550.00 (without flight).
Package #2: $3,650.00 (with roundtrip flight from your state).
Note: Registration Form above MUST be filled out to complete registration process. You will receive a confirmation message once your payment clears and your spot has been successfully reserved.
Pay in Full or Payment Plan
$300.00 Deposit to Reserve Your Spot.
$400.00 Due Monthly.
Any Balance Remaining Must be paid in full by January 1, 2022.
Contact us at or at (347) 744-9328 for assistance.