The date for this journey may change (+ or - one day) based on airline availability. Our goal is to fly direct from Washington DC to Accra.
DAY 1: ARRIVE GHANA
AM: Arrive Accra, capital of Ghana. Transfer to hotel for check-in and rest. PM: Briefing and orientation. Half Day Accra City Tour. Overnight Accra.
DAY 2: ACCRA - TAMALE - BOLGATANGA (Bolga)
Depart Accra for TAMALE, believed to be the fastest growing city in West Africa (one hour by air). Continue to Bolgatanga, the regional capital of the Upper East Region, by road. Visit the crafts market. Dinner and overnight Bolga.
DAY 3: BOLGA – SIRIGU – NANIA SLAVE CAMP
AM: Spend the morning with members of the Sirigu Women’s Organisation for Pottery andartworkWOPA) who are involved in pottery, weaving artwork, and unique symbolic wall decorations. A tour of the village includes a courtesy call on some community elders. PM: Visit the Paga crocodile pond and Nania Slave camp. Return to Bolga for overnight.
DAY 4: BOLGA – TAMALE
Depart Bolga for Tamale with appropriate village stops. In Tamale, visit some traditional industries operated by women. Overnight Tamale.
DAY 5: TAMALE – KINTAMPO – TECHIMAN – KUMASI
Depart Tamale for Kumasi. Make appropriate stops including Kintampo Waterfalls, and Techiman market. You will enjoy the transition from tropical savanna in the north to the rainforest in the middle belt. There is also the change in architecture. Overnight Kumasi.
DAY 6: KUMASI CITY TOUR
Include the central market, Cultural Centre, and Palace Museum. Overnight Kumasi
DAY 7: KUMASI – CAPE COAST – ELMINA
Depart Kumasi for Elmina. Your stops will include a cocoa farm, the Slave River where the enslaved had their last bath before being sent across the Atlantic. Tour Cape Coast Castle. Overnight Elmina.
DAY 8: ELMINA – ACCRA
Visit Elmina fish market. See fish processing. Depart Elmina for Accra for overnight.
DAY 9: Accra
End of Tour
The Costs are: $3500 (double) $3800 (single)
Airfare from Washington DC to Accra, Ghana
Transportation in Ghana
Breakfast and Dinner each day
Visa fee for Ghana (www.ghanaembassy.org)
Vaccinations (yellow fever vaccine is mandatory)
Transportation to Washington DC
Gratuity of $100
Camera fee for some attractions
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Another payment of $1500 is due on or before March 1, 2019. The balance of $1500 is due April 1, 2019. If using Paypal, there is a fee of 4% which will be collected at the final payment.
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