Ghana

 
 

The Gateway To Africa Experience - Ghana

About this Trip

The Gateway To Africa Experience - Step out of your comfort zone or embark on another Maximum Impact travel adventure. An eight-day trip to Ghana is just what you are looking for! Join Maximum Impact Tours as we experience the rich culture, charming colorful market places, beautiful beachfront landscapes in Ghana!!  Become enlightened as you learn the history of the African Diaspora that is rarely taught in most schools.  Easy payment plans available.

 

In an effort to make your trip a streamlined process, Maximum Impact Travel offers extensive online trainings in preparation for your trip. Once you secure your deposit, you will be invited to participate in a series of online courses that will have you ready for your journey. You can view these courses at your convenience. 

Ghana Itinerary

April 23-30

June 10-17

July 10-17

August 10-17

October 1-8

November 2-9

  • Arrival

    Day 1

    Arrival at host hotel -- Golden Tulip Accra (or comparable hotel). You will receive shuttle service to the hotel from (ACC) Kotoka International Airport -- relax for a while -- Meet and greet your tour team -- Attend dinner at a local restaurant and prepare for the tour briefing. 

  • Historic Accra

    Day 2

    Tour the surrounding area, visit local markets, drumming lessons, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Museum and Burial Site, Black Star National Square, Independence Arch, WEB Dubois Pan African Museum,  local restaurant.

  • Exploring Historic Kumasi

    Day 3

    You will be heading to Kumasi

     

    Activities: Catch an early flight to Kumasi, Ghana and return to Accra that evening (Flight cost is your responsibility. We will provide all flight details).. Experience Kente Weaving, Cocoa Tour, Adinkra Stamps Printing, Manhyia Palace,  Asante Naming Ceremony (for those interested) -- the elders will need the day of your birth. You will be given a Soul Name which is the day of the week you were born and a Spirit name which is your character. It is customary to wear white -- but not mandatory. 

  • Donkor Nsuo (Slave River) at Assin Manso. 

    Day 4

    Days 4 - Donkor Nsuo (Slave River) at Assin Manso. You may want to roll up your pants legs or wear shorts if you get in the river. This is where the African captives were allowed to bathe before the three-week trek to the slave dungeons through the forest and rough terrain while being bound in chains and naked from head to toe. 

     

    Visit the Cape Coast Slave Dungeon for a historic tour of their grueling accounts in the dark dungeons before exiting the "Door Of No Return". Return to Coconut Grove for meditation, rest and relaxation. 

     

    Dine, ride the horses, get a refreshing beverage, play pool, shop at the gift store or get a coconut Ghanaian style. 

     

    We will travel by ground 3,5 hours to the river and Cape Coast region.

  • Elmina Dungeon & Kakum National Park

    Day 5

    Head to Kakum National Park in Central Ghana, climb the mountain and traverse across the seven swinging canopy bridges. For the faint of heart -- don't worry -- there is an outdoor lounge just for you.

     

    Visit the Elmina Slave Dungeon before heading back to Accra. 

  • Invest in Ghana

    Day 6

    We will tour a housing development to see the new construction opportunities available in Ghana.

     

    With West Africa becoming one of the most popular places to relocate or invest in, we will be hosting sessions in...

     

    1. Purchasing a home or land in Ghana

    2. The work permit process

    3. The dual citizenship process

    4. The process for opening a business

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    Days 7 & 8

     

    Day 7 - Visit to Aburi Botanical Gardens  

    Day 8 - Visit the Makola markets for those interested in shopping and then departure

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Benin & Togo

2021 Dates Coming Soon

 

If you are looking to dive deeper into the true African history that is rarely taught in most of the world, this tour will walk into the heart of the diaspora experience. Put on your seat belts and prepare to learn about and see the lasting impact of colonization. 

Day 1

City- Lome. Togo 

Hotel - Onomo https://www.onomohotel.com/en/hotel/5/onomo-hotel-lome

 

Sites- Independence Monument, National Museum, Fetish Market

Day 2

City - Quidah, Benin

Hotel - Casa Del Papa https://casadelpapa.com/en/home/?v=7516fd43adaa

 

Sites - Grand Popo, Architectural Monuments, Enslaved Market, Tree of Forgetfulness, House of the Enslaved, Cemetery of the Enslaved, Tree of Return, Door of No Return

Day 3

City - Quidah, Benin

Hotel - Casa Del Papa https://casadelpapa.com/en/home/?v=7516fd43adaa

 

Sites - Temple of Pythons, Museum of History, Sacred Forest, Stilt Village

Day 4

City - Quidah, Benin

City - Return To Accra, Ghana 

Golden Tulip Hotel (or comparable)

Day 5

Departure From Ghana

  • Accommodation 

  • (Double) $1450 no airfare

  • (Single) $1850 no airfare 

  • Transportation To All Destinations 

  • All Site Entrance Fees

  • All Taxes

THE TOUR INCLUDES 

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The Dubai Experience

THIS OPTION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID 19

 
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Safari in Serengeti

2021 Dates Coming Soon 

 

 

The Serengeti inspired the Pride Lands

The Pride Lands film setting is a reflection of the Serengeti (which means “endless plains’’ in Swahili). When you drive through the Serengeti, the resemblance is easy to see. The savannah is teeming with herds of zebra, impala, and wildebeest, while among the long grasses cheetah and lions stalk their prey – the circle of life in action.Nearby, the Olduvai Gorge supposedly served as inspiration for the spot where Mufasa was trampled by wildebeest. The gorge is a significant archaeological site where Mary Leakey discovered a 1.8 million-year-old hominid skull.

 

Several characters’ names are Swahili words


Discovering the meanings of the characters’ names can help you learn some Swahili vocabulary.
– Simba means lion.
– Rafiki means friend.
– Pumbaa means foolish or silly.
– Shenzi means savage while Banzai means to skulk or lurk.

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Zanzibar

2021 Dates Coming Soon

 

Highlights​ Zanzibar

Stone Town

This area is known as the old part of Zanzibar, located on the Western coast of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago. It was seen as the centre of the spice and East African slave trade in the 19th century.

 

Water sports at the beach 

Experience the vast beauty of Madagascar waters with snorkeling activities or you can also enjoy a kayak session amongst all the local fishing boats. Windsurfing, waterskiing, parasailing, jet-skiing, kiteboarding and wakeboarding are also available, all at your own expense.

 

Traditional sailing shows

 

These traditional sailing boats can be used for sunset cruises. Watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean from a traditional African sailing boat while enjoying a glass of wine.

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 Ethiopia

2021 Dates Coming Soon

 

 

Best of Ethiopia Tour

This is a perfect adventure for you where you will be taken to the major historical attractions in different parts of Ethiopia. Come and experience the best. Don’t miss out on the chance to get on an explore our Ethiopia tours!

This package itinerary will take you to a number of places like 

Addis Ababa

Gondor

Lalibela

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