EXPERIENCE GHANA WITH BEIP™ TOURS

From USD $3,995.00
  • Duration: 9 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: GHANAEXPERIENCE

LET'S GO TO GHANA!

OCTOBER 17 - 25, 2025

******* BOOK BY PHONE (540.446.5107) TO SAVE $40 *******

RESERVATIONS ARE COMING IN QUICKLY . . . DON'T WAIT!


Mystical beaches, lush forests and lively people wait for you in Ghana. Explore African diaspora like never before, and walk through the paths where thousands of the enslaved fought for survival. Visit cities with a heavy past, where ancient magic and modernity intermingle. Discover African diaspora history in this eight-day Ghana trip full of memorial sites, scrumptious food, welcoming locals and beautiful landscapes. The Gold Coast awaits!

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.

INCLUDED:

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Double or Single Occupancy Option

Complementary Breakfast

Hotel Amenities

WiFi, Spa, Bar, Restaurant, Room Service, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Meeting Rooms, Air Conditioning, Wheelchair Accessible. Marriott Accra (or comparable) marriott.com/en-us/hotels/accmc-accra-marriott-hotel/overview/

* Hotel Upgrades available upon request. Additional fees will apply.

ADMISSION TO ALL ACTIVITIES

All Activities listed on Itinerary are Included 

MEALS

Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) (Beverages not incuded)

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Ground transportation to and from airport and scheduled destinations.

ONLINE INFORMATION & ZOOM SESSIONS

Access to Self Guided Online Course

Informative Zoom Calls to meet group members and receive important cultural information - FIRST ZOOM CALL WITH AFRICA TRAVEL EXPERT, JAY CAMERON ON MAY 29, 2024 @ 7:00 PM (EST) 


NOT INCLUDED

Passport & Visa

Vaccinations & COVID-19 

Travel Insurance & Medical Travel Insurance

Gratuities

International Flight

ITINERARY


Day 1 - Akwaaba! Welcome to Ghana | Welcome Dinner

Friday, October 17, 2025

Upon arriving at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra (ACC), we ask that you keep an eye out for the ‘MAXIMUM IMPACT’ placard. This will help guide you to your designated pickup area, where your Tour Guide and Tour Assistants will be ready to take you to your accommodations. 

AIRPORT SHUTTLE We’ll arrange for a private shuttle that will take you to the Hotel. CHECK IN officially starts at 3:00 PM Once settled, you will have the rest of the afternoon to decompress. In the evening, we’ll enjoy a scrumptious dinner at a local restaurant as we go over the tour briefing. Your Ghana escapade is about to begin.

Tour Briefing & Dinner Delight

Join us for an evening of anticipation and indulgence as we gather for a delectable dinner at a charming local restaurant while discussing the exciting details of our upcoming tour.


Day 2 - Accra History Tour

Saturday, October 18, 2025

Morning Eats: Breakfast to Fuel Your Day

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast, preparing you for an exploration-packed adventure ahead. (Marriot or comparable)

Discovering Accra's Charm: Jamestown Excursion immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and history of Accra as you explore the charming streets of Jamestown, soaking in its unique atmosphere and local sights.

Iconic Landmark Visit: Black Star Square Experience

Marvel at the grandeur of Black Star Square, a symbol of national pride and heritage, asyou explore its expansive grounds and iconic monuments.

Midday Feast: Lunchtime Delights

Take a break from your adventures and treat yourself to a delicious lunch, savoring flavors that reflect the culinary diversity of the region.

Legacy of WEB Dubois: Cultural Insight

Gain insights into the life and legacy of WEB Dubois with a visit to his namesakecenter, delving into his contributions to Pan-Africanism and civil rights movements

Artisanal Treasures: ABA Designs & Collections Tour

Explore the world of Ghanaian craftsmanship and creativity with a visit to ABA Designsand Collections, where you can browse unique artisanal  offerings and support local talent.

Evening Fare: Dinner Delights

Conclude your day of exploration with a memorable dinner experience, savoring delectable cuisine and reflecting on the diverse experiences of your Accra adventure

 

Day 3 - Akan Naming Ceremony

Sunday, October 19, 2025

Morning Fuel: Breakfast to Start Your Day

Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast, energizing you for the cultural experiences ahead. (Marriot or comparable) TraditionalCelebration: Akan Naming Ceremony

Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the Akan people with a captivating naming ceremony, witnessing the cultural significance of this age-old ritual.

Midday Repast: Lunchtime Delights

Take a break from your cultural immersion and indulge in a delicious lunch, sampling local flavors that tantalize the taste buds.

Artisan Showcase: Kente Weaving Process

Explore the intricate art of Kente weaving with an immersive journey through the weaving process, gaining insights into this revered Ghanaian craft.

Creative Expression: Batik Class Experience

Unleash your creativity and learn the art of Batik with a hands-on class, where you can create your own vibrant designs under expert guidance.

Evening Feast: Dinner

Conclude your day of cultural exploration with a memorable dinner, savoring delicious cuisine and reflecting on the unique experiences of the day's activities.


Day 4 - Relax and unwind | Free Day

Monday, October 20, 2025

Unwind & Recharge

Rest or relax at KEMPINSKI hotel or explore Accra on your own. SUGGESTIONS: 1. Hair braiding appointments (ABA LUXE BEAUTY) 2. Spa appointments (KEMPINSKI or MAATI SPA) 3. Enjoy the pool 4. Do more shopping (Makola/Art Center etc.)


Day 5 - Slave River | Cape Coast Dungeon | Elmina Dungeon and Return to Accra

Tuesday, October 21, 2025

Morning Delights

Start your day right with a satisfying breakfast experience at Marriot or an equivalent venue, setting the tone for an exciting adventure ahead.

Scenic Journey: Bus Ride Adventure

Embark on a comfortable 3.5-hour bus ride, offering scenic views and ample opportunities for relaxation or sightseeing as you journey towards your destination.

Exploring Slave River: Guided Tour [Dress Code: White] Immerse yourself in history with a guided tour of Slave River,delving into its rich heritage and significance within the cultural landscape.

Journey into History: Elmina Dungeon Visit

Step back in time as you explore the haunting yet poignant halls of Elmina Dungeon, bearing witness to its powerful history and enduring legacy.

Midday Indulgence: Lunch Break

Take a well-deserved break and refuel with a delicious lunch, offering a chance to savor local flavors and recharge for the rest of your journey.

Homeward Bound: Return Journey to Accra

Reflect on the day's experiences during a comfortable ride back to Accra, reminiscing about the sights and memories created along the way.

Evening Repast: Dinner

Conclude your day with a delightful dinner experience, savoring delicious cuisine and sharing stories of the day's adventures with fellow travelers.


Day 6 - Tranquil Oasis

Wednesday, October 22, 2025

Breakfast to Start Your Day

Kickstart your day with a delightful breakfast, fueling up for the adventures that lie ahead. (Marriot or comparable

(Optional)

Chocolate Class

(Comes at an extra cost) Delve into the world of chocolate-making with an optional class, where you can learn the art of crafting delectable treats from cocoa beans.

Midday Repast: Lunch

Enjoy a satisfying lunch amidst the serene surroundings of nature, providing a tranquil break during your day's exploration.

Botanical Paradise: Aburi Botanical Gardens Exploration

Immerse yourself in the lush beauty of Aburi Botanical Gardens, strolling through vibrant flora and fauna while soaking in the tranquil ambiance.

Evening Delight: Dinner

Conclude your day with a delightful dinner, savoring delicious cuisine and reflecting on the natural wonders and cultural experiences of the day.


Day 7 - Shail Hills | Royal Senchi Resort

Thursday, October 23, 2025

Morning Fuel: Breakfast for the Journey Ahead

(Marriot or comparable) Start your day right with a delicious breakfast, energizing you or the adventures awaiting.

Scenic Journey: Bus Ride to Shai Hills Reserve

Embark on a scenic bus ride from Accra to Shai Hills Reserve, soaking in the landscapes as you journey towards your nature retreat.

Wildlife Encounter: Exploring Shai Hills Reserve

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Shai Hills Reserve, where you can encounter diverse wildlife and marvel at the rugged landscapes.

Midday Break: Lunchtime Relaxation

Take a break from your outdoor escapades and enjoy a leisurely lunch, refueling for the rest of your day's adventures.

Riverside Retreat: Royal Senchi Resort Experience

Indulge in luxury and tranquility at Royal Senchi Resort, nestled along the banks of the Volta River, offering a serene escape amidst lush surroundings.

Waterway Exploration: Scenic Boat Ride

Embark on a scenic boat ride along the picturesque Volta River, taking in breathtaking views and enjoying the soothing rhythm of the water.

Evening Delight: Dinner in Paradise

Savor a sumptuous dinner at Royal Senchi Resort, indulging in delectable cuisine while relishing the idyllic setting of your riverside retreat.

Return Journey: Ride Back to Accra

Reflect on the day's experiences during a comfortable ride back to Accra, reminiscing about the sights and memories created amidst nature's wonders.


Day 8 - Art, Fashion, & Design Tour

Friday, October 24, 2025

Breakfast to Start Your Day

(Marriot or comparable) Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast, fueling up for the cultural experiences that lie ahead.

Authentic Ghanaian Experience at the Art Center

Engage in an authentic Ghanaian drumming lesson at the Art Center, delving into ancestral rhythms and gaining insight into the unique cultural identity of Ghana.

Midday Break: Lunch Break

Take a pause from your cultural immersion and enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local spot, rejuvenating yourself for the rest of the day's adventures.

Exploring Oxford Street: Vibrant Urban Exploration

Dive into the bustling energy of Oxford Street, exploring its lively shops, markets, and cultural attractions at your own pace, soaking in the vibrant urban atmosphere of Accra.

Evening Delight: Dinner Finale

Conclude your day with a memorable dinner, savoring delectable cuisine and reflecting on the vibrant experiences and cultural discoveries of the day's journey.


Day 9 - Travel Day | Departure

Saturday, October 25, 2025

Akyirii Ghana!


● Hotel Check Out ● 

Last Minute Shopping: Artistes Alliance The Shop Accra KUA Designs
Accra MALL DROP OFF at Kotoka International Airport (Terminal 3 Departure)


PAYMENT FOR BEIP GHANA TRIP

DEPOSIT DUE AT BOOKING:  $500 Secures Your Reservation (SPACE IS LIMITED . . . DON'T WAIT) 

ON OR BEFORE JULY 1, 2024:  $582.50 

ON OR BEFORE OCTOBR 1, 2024:  $582.50

ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2025:  $582.50

ON OR BEFORE MARCH 1, 2025:  $582.50

ON OR BEFORE JUNE 1, 2025:  $582.50

FINAL PAYMENT ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 1, 2025:  $582.50

or

FINAL PAYMENT FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY RESERVATONS - FINAL PAYMENT $1027.50

* You are welcome to make payments as often and for as much as you like, as long as you stay caught up with the amounts due on the dates specified above.  

To make payments, send email to payments@blackexpatsinpanama.net 

REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICIES FOR GHANA TRIP

(IT IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED THAT GUESTS PURCHASE TRAVELERS INSURANCE)

What are cancellation and refund policies for BEIP Ghana Tour Package?

If you want to cancel your booking, you must advise BEIP Tours in writing via email to reservations@blackexpatsinpanama.net. The notice must be received from the primary guest on the booking form.  If you do not receive acknowledgement of receipt of your cancellation notice within 24 hours, please check your Spam Folder and/or call 540.446.5107. 

Because of the special nature of the tour being offered, suppliers impose rigid cancellation fees. BEIP Tours has no control over these fees and cannot make any exceptions to these charges.

If the cancellation request is made more than 100 days prior to the tour’s commencement, your deposit ($500) will be forfeited.  If the cancellation request is made 100 days or less prior to the tour’s commencement, NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED.  If the reason for your cancellation is covered under the terms of your insurance policy, you MAY be able to reclaim these charges.  There are lots of travel insurance providers to choose from, however, this is a recommendation.  You can go here for travel insurance. 

UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES

Events beyond our control:  We cannot assume liability for events beyond our control, including, war, threat of war, riots, civil disturbances, terrorist activity, industrial disputes, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, epidemics, pandemic, viruses, COVID-19, health risks, technical problems with transport including changes due to rescheduling or cancellation of flights by an airline or alteration of the airline or aircraft type for reasons beyond our control or that of our suppliers; closed or congested airports or ports, hurricanes and other actual or potential severe weather conditions, and any other similar events.  TRAVEL INSURANCE IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED.