Inviting the Global African family, home and abroad, to celebrate the resilience of all the members of the diaspora and welcomes every brother and sister home.
TO JOIN IN THE CELEBRATION, we have crafted a unique journey to Accra, Ghana.
Arrive in Accra
Day 1 (26th December 2023)
On arrival in Accra, you will be met by our representative, assisted and transferred to your hotel. After you are settled into your new homes, we will introduce you to the rest of your crew for the week; an intimate group of individuals from all over the world ready to experience Ghana culture and history. As a group, we will all head to our welcome dinner and kick off our new journey together.
Accommodation in Accra.
Day 2 and 3 (27TH – 28th December 2023)
This morning we travel to Kakum National Park, one of West Africa is surviving tropical rain forests. Kakum is home to over 40 large mammals and 400 bird species as well as many species of butterflies, flora and fauna. The most popular attraction is the Canopy walkway, made up of eight bridges extending 330m, hanging 30m (100 feet) above the forest floor.
We continue to Elmina, this is one of the most visited areas in Ghana and is a must-see for first time travellers to Ghana.
We will visit Cape Coast Castle. Cape Coast Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was one of the holding dungeons and departure points for Africans being sent to slavery in the Americas. (Beware; a visit to the dungeon is usually an emotional experience for people of African descent and for non-Africans). The castle is home to the infamous “Door of No Return”.
In the evening, we enjoy a bonfire night at the beach.
Accommodation is in Cape Coast
Next stop is at Assin Manso, the burial site of two former slaves from the U. S. and Jamaica whose remains were re-interred in August 1998 during Ghana’s first Emancipation Day Celebration. Here you will see the “Slave River” where captured Africans were washed before being confined in the Slave Castles to await shipment to the Americas and the Caribbean.
Day 4 & 5 (29th – 30th December 2023)
We travel to Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom of Gold. You will arrive in Kumasi in the mid-afternoon in time to visit Manhyia Palace, which was built in 1925 to receive Asantehene (ruler of the Ashanti people) Prempeh I when he returned from exile in the Seychelles to resume residence in Kumasi. Ashanti kings until 1974.The palace is now a museum, containing a range of items relating to the Ashanti Kingdom, particularly Prempeh I (ruled 1888-1931) and Prempeh II (ruled 1931-1970) used Manhyia Palace. Here you will obtain first-hand information on the legacies of the Ashanti kingdom, a regal history that dates back to 1700 and is told with relics and artifacts.
You will also visit the nearby Okomfo Anokye Sword, an important symbol of Ashanti unity that marks the spot where the Golden Stool “descended from the sky” and has been in place for more than 300 years. Legend says the Ashanti Kingdom would disintegrate should the sword be removed from its present location.
We will visit Bonwire, where the famous Kente cloth is handmade on looms in a time-honored tradition passed down through generations. You will see the Kente weavers in process of creating Kente cloth in various styles, and have the opportunity to try your hand at the ancient craft.
In the evening, we have a nightlife. You can go to bed if you want.
We party at Night
Accommodation is in Kumasi.
Day 6 and 7 and 8 (31st – 2nd January 2024)
Your next stop is Aburi, where we can have a swim in the pool. We continue to legon gardens. Independence Square, Accra’s open-air ceremonial grounds where national celebrations are held. Continue to the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Museum, a tribute to Ghana’s first president. This park, formally called the Polo grounds, is where Dr. Kwame Nkrumah declared the independence of Ghana. The remains of Dr Nkrumah as well as that of his wife rest on these premises. You will see various personal items used by Dr. Nkrumah, as well as books he authored.
We will visit some of the beautiful beaches in Accra for relaxation.
Accra Shopping Mall, the first World-Class Shopping Centre in Ghana, which offers an exciting one-stop shopping. This would present a unique opportunity to experience shopping, leisure, entertainment, fashion and dining where the locals are.
Visit the popular Arts and Crafts market where you can test you are bargaining and trading skills against the vendors.
Visit Makola market, Accra’s signature open-air market to experience a typical African Market atmosphere.
We party at night.
Accommodation in Accra
Day 9 ( 3rd January 2024)
Wli Water Stop At: Wli Waterfalls, Hohoe, Volta Region Take a rest for the day and then visit the Wli waterfall, here we will climb the cliffs. A large colony of bats can be seen clinging to the cliffs. You are also allow to swim and wash down at the fall. Tents can be put to spend the night by the falls.
Accommodation in Eastern region.
Day 10 (4th – 5th January 2024)
Bring your sunscreen because today is all about the beach! We will be heading out of Eastern Region and to the gorgeous Ada Beach for a bit of sun and relaxation. Vibe out while you have a meal and soothe yourself in the clear waters.
Accommodation in Ada.
Day 11 (6th January 2024)
It is time to say goodbye. Use today to check off those final items on your list for the city before it is time to head home. The week may have flown by, but the memories and friendships you have made will last forever.
1,986 USD PER PERSON
Deposit to Book: 200 USD
5 months Instalment: 357.20 USD
2,850 USD PER PERSON
Deposit to Book: 550 USD
5 months Instalment: 460 USD
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
Fully refundable deposit up to 30 days after booking. 50% trip payment refund up to 90 days before departure.
Five, Four star accommodations at boutique and/or international hotels is guaranteed in major cities. 3 star accommodations are guaranteed in rural settings. Should you need to arrive early or depart after the end of the itinerary, you will incur the cost of additional hotel nights on your own at our negotiated rate.
Please arrive no later than 3PM on the trip start date, you may need to arrive one day earlier depending on flight arrival times.
Trip insurance is required to travel with Travel Time Africa.
If you are a single traveller and do not opt for a single supplement, you will be paired with a single traveler of the same sex.
Itineraries are subject to change according to events, final host availability, weather, etc. We will work to maintain to the best of our ability the integrity of the itinerary as stated here. There are no refunds for itinerary changes due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control.
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