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Itineraries

Day 1

ACCRA | AFRICAN METROPOLIS

You are met on arrival at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra the capital city of Ghana, and
transferred to your Hotel.

Day 2

ACCRA | ACCRA CITY TOUR | KWAME NKRUMAH MAUSOLEUM | ARTS AND CRAFT CENTRE | THE MARKOLA OPEN MARKET | TESHIE COFFIN MAKERS

Accra, the capital of Ghana, is an interesting city that, although is quickly evolving, has kept its own identity,
reflected in both modern and old areas where traditional activities continue to hold sway.
A visit to a national park erected in memory of Osagyefo (the Messiah) Doctor Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first
president and one of its founding fathers. Built on a former British polo field, it was the point where Nkrumah
declared independence in 1957. The park consists of five acres of land and holds a museum tracing Nkrumah’s
life. There are many personal items on display, but the centrepiece is the mausoleum, Nkrumah and his wife’s final
resting place.
A visit to William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African-American civil rights activist who became a citizen of
Ghana in the 1960s. He was known as the ‘Father of Pan-Africanism’. The center, where he and his wife once
lived, and where they are now buried, houses his personal library, a small museum with a handful of personal
effects such as his graduation robes. The couple’s mausoleum is surrounded by Asante stools, a seminar room, a
restaurant, a gallery, an amphitheater and a research center for Pan-African history and culture.
The Arts Center where you will be warmly welcomed by African drums. A visit to Ghana's oldest open market where
there is a variety of products. Explore through the wonderful African open markets where you will see buyers
bargaining. The Abgogloshie Yam Tubers markets, The Kokomba Markets where you could locate all the slums of
Ghana. A walk through the slums areas of the capital is worthy to experience.

Night Life
A visit to the +233 Jazz Bar & Grill(named after the Ghanaian dialing code) is an intelligently designed club that
has live bands six days a week. The music varies between highlife, blues, jazz (although rarely hip-hop) and
anything else good.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 3

ACCRA-TAMALE | MOLE NATIONAL PARK | ZAINA LODGE | MORNING SAFARI |

Depart from Accra to the domestic airport at Kotoka International Airport for your domestic flight to Tamale Airport.
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Zaina Lodge at the Mole National Park. At Zaina Lodge, a stunning
location situated on the escarpment overlooking the watering holes with a pleasant pool. The lodge offers a great
base to explore the park. Do the evening Safari.
After a restful night, you will wake up in the African jungle for your morning foot safari, accompanied by your guide
in the park with the possibility of viewing many different animals. After the morning foot safari, you return back to
base. You will depart 15kms on a dirt road from Zaina Lodge to Mognori Eco Village. In the late afternoon
accompanied by your guide you will take your last game drive.
* Mognori Eco Village
Sitting right on the edge of Mole National Park (about 10km east of the park's visitor centre), the village of Mognori
has become a flourishing ecotourism venture. Villagers here offer various activities: canoe safaris on the river,
where you'll see monkeys, birds and crocodiles; village tours, on which you'll learn about shea butter production
and traditional medicine; and drumming and dancing performances.

Over Night Zaina Lodge

Zaina Lodge offers so much enjoyment; for the eyes, the ears, and the belly. The
tented rooms are large, beautifully decorated, and comfortable.

Day 4

KUMASI | ASHANTI KINGDOM

Upon arrival in Kumasi, the historical and spiritual capital of the old Ashanti Kingdom. The Ashanti people were
one of the most powerful nations in Africa until the end of the XIX century, when the British annexed Ashanti
Country to their Gold Coast colony. The tribute paid today to the Asantehene (=King) is the best evidence of their
past splendour and strength. With nearly one million inhabitants, Kumasi is a sprawling city with a fantastic central
market, one of the biggest in Africa. Every type of Ashanti craft (leather goods, pottery, Kente cloth) is found here,
along with just about every kind of tropical fruit and vegetable.
A walk down the central market. The Kumasi Central Market (also known as Kejetia Market) is an open-air market
in the city of Kumasi the capital of Ashanti. Kumasi Central Market is Kumasi's, Ashanti's, and Ashantiland
Peninsula's, West Africa's and Continental Africa's largest open-air markets.
Visiting the Cultural Centre, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and Okomfo Anokye Sword Site.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 5

ASHANTI KINGDOM | TRADITIONAL NAMING CEREMONY

Naming Ceremony (Akan) The Akan people have a unique way of performing a naming ceremony which is known in
Akan or Asante twi as 'Din to' . this morning with the naming rites will be performed at the Ashanti Kingdom Palace
for our Brothers and Sisters. A new Ashanti name shall be given after initiation.
Mostly names which are given after initiation are day born names and attached with great ancestral names who
lived a good life. Maybe deceased Kings and Queens who used to bare than those which are given.

Over Night Golden Tulip Kumasi
Welcome to the Golden Tulip Kumasi City! This remarkable hotel, the Golden Tulip Kumasi City is a first class
African style business hotel set in extensive tropical gardens in the central business district of the Ashanti regional
capital in Kumasi. This elegant hotel has 160 luxuriously furnished air-conditioned rooms with a variety of lodging
accommodation like apartments, suites, executive, deluxe, superior and standard rooms. Our restaurant also
offers a la carte style menu and buffets with international
standards and local flavor. The hotel is equipped with facilities such as a Forex bureau, lounge bar, Drive VIP bar,
swimming pool, tennis courts, a shop, and casino.

Day 6

HISTORIC SLAVE TRADE CASTLES | CAPE COAST CASTLE | ELIMINA CASTLE | KAKUM NATIONAL PARK

In the morning, a visit to the Elmina Castle, the oldest European building in Africa, erected by the Portuguese in the
XV century. At different times the castle has been used as a warehouse to trade gold, ivory and, eventually, slaves.
The castle we visit today is the result of successive extension works and is recognized as a UNESCO World
Heritage site. Outside the castle, a wonderful fishing village with lots of large colorful fishing boats – every day
these canoes are guided by skilled fishermen across strong ocean waves and currents, “fighting” to earn a living.
The alleys in the old town have a lively atmosphere, going back to a time when Elmina was a wild colonial town.
* KAKUM NATIONAL PARK
A visit to the Kakum National Park, Ghana’s most famous parks. Take a brief walking tour on the forest floor where
you will learn how our ancestors lived in the forest. See birds, butterflies, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the
forests over 40 species of mammals including monkeys and the reclusive forest elephant. Proceed to the canopy
walk. Kakum is home to Africa’s only aerial walkway through the tree canopy, a 1000 foot long and seven-bridge
walkway with viewing platforms that reach heights of over 150 feet above ground.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

NIGHTTIME:

In the evening at the Cape Coast Castle, we join the Kings and the Queens as well as the Traditional priest of the Land
to hold a candlelight vigil and prayers letting the ancestors know and triumph of the success of freedom and return.

Day 7

ASSIN MANSO SLAVE MARKET | EMANCIPATION DAY CEREMONY

This special celebration for Africans and people of African descent is rooted in the ideals of Pan-Africanism and
development of Africa. It is aimed at promoting understanding, peace, and unity among all African people and her
great Diaspora.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 8

ACCRA | TIME WITH REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS | GHANA INVESTMENT SUMMIT

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) coordinates and monitors all investment activities and assists
domestic and foreign investors.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is a Government agency, responsible under the GIPC Act, 2013
(Act 865): to encourage and promote investments in Ghana, to provide for the creation of an attractive incentive
framework and a transparent, predictable and facilitating environment for investments in Ghana. Take a Chance!
Since most of our Brother's and Sister's in Diaspora have been battling as in how to relocate back to home make a life. We have taken this task in order for specialists in the Real Estate Industry to lecture us on how one can
acquire for a house or a land title of their choice here in Ghana without going through the hard way.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel

Day 9

ACCRA | DUAL CITIZENSHIP LECTURES

Applicants eligible for dual citizenship are those who hold citizenship of any country in addition to the citizenship of
Ghana. In these instances, all applicants are required by law to provide evidence of their Ghanaian nationality or
their country of birth.
An officer from the Ministry of Foreign and Affairs and also from the Ghana Immigration will be present to teach us
the process of acquiring dual citizenship in Ghana and what the Law requires of such a person.

Day 10

ACCRA | FREE DAY | BEACH DAY | DEPARTURE

A free day for fun as you rest for today. A time to soak yourself in the waters. Enjoy the breathtaking beach of
Africa. Experience!
And evening transfers you to the airport for departure.
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TRANSPORTATION: 1 Way Domestic Flight to Tamale (transportation in the air)
ACCOMMODATION: Accommodation in the best 4/3-Star hotels in Ghana.
feature air-conditioned rooms with private baths, WIFI,
TV and telephone, bar & restaurant and swimming pool.
MEALS: Breakfast Only
ENTRY FEES: All entry fees included in this tour package are included as stated in Itinerary
GUIDING SERVICES: A trained licensed chauffeur will accompany you when on tours
Free Dashiki (Color Optional)
Free Customized African Bracelet (Name)

International flights.
All airport departure taxes (international departure taxes to be paid in USD)
Excess baggage charges
Passport and visa fees
Meals not specified in this itinerary
En route meals, hotels, transportation, and other arrangements
All drinks except bottled water or soda with meals
Personal items such as laundry, email, fax, telephone, souvenirs, etc.
Gratuities for tour and site guides and drivers
Trip cancellation, travel delay, and baggage insurance (Note: This optional coverage is highly recommended
and can be purchased through your local insurance company)
Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond Olives Travel & Tour Ghana, such as delayed or canceled

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