Ghana & Togo
February 15, 2021 - February 21, 2021
Welcome to West Africa

As one of the most active locations of People to People International Chapters in the world, West Africa is a place of wonderful culture and peoples.

Buy Trip
  • RSVP: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
  • Member Fees: $2,950.00
  • Non-Member Fees: $2,950.00
  • Deposit Amount: $600.00
  • Single Room Supplement (optional): $610.00
ITINERARY
DAY 1, February 15, 2021 | Accra
Accra

Upon arrival to Kotoka International Airport (ACC), your guide will transfer you to the hotel. Meet your fellow delegates and gather for the welcome dinner and a cultural performance.

DAY 2, February 16, 2021 | Accra – Cape Coast
Accra – Cape Coast

After breakfast, check out of your hotel for a visit to the People to People chapter in Accra. After lunch, we will depart for the Cape Coast, a beautiful and historic fishing port on the Gulf of Guinea in the south of Ghana. Your evening and dinner will be spent at leisure.

DAY 3, February 17, 2021 | Cape Coast – Accra
Cape Coast – Accra

After breakfast, we will check out of our hotel and pay a courtesy call to the paramount chief and elders of the village amidst traditional drumming and dancing by the villagers. You will participate in a naming ceremony and receive a traditional Ghanaian name. After the ceremony, continue to have lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, embark on a tour of the infamous forts, castles and slave dungeons of Ghana. Encounter the history of the slave trade, the impact of which is still felt beyond the shores of Africa today. Visit the Cape Coast Castle built by the Swedes in 1653 and later taken over by the British. This castle also houses the West African Historical Museum, established by the Smithsonian Institute in collaboration with the Ghanaian Government in 1994. After dinner on your own, participate in KASA (TALK TIME) at 8.30pm. This is an opportunity to learn more about Ghanaian culture or simply talk to each other and share information about the experiences you are having on the tour. Then enjoy a bonfire by the beach!

DAY 4, February 18, 2021 | Accra
Accra

After breakfast, we’ll depart from our hotel for a sightseeing tour of the economic and administrative districts of Accra. This 139-year old city has a blend of colonial and modern architecture that summarize her history. This refers us to the Christianberg Castle in Osu, which originally belonged to the Danish before being sold to the Dutch. We’ll visit the WEB DuBois Center for Pan-African Culture, Independence/Black Star Square, and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. We’ll end our tour at the Arts Center where you’ll have an opportunity to use your bargaining skills to shop in the open-air market for great items from all over West Africa.

DAY 5, February 19, 2021 | Accra – Lome
Accra – Lome

After breakfast, depart the nation of Ghana for Lome, the capital of Togo. Check in at the hotel, have lunch on your own at a local restaurant, and take some time to relax. Later in the afternoon, begin a guided city tour of Lome. We’ll visit Grand Marche, Marche des Feticheurs, Musee National, as well as the Place de I’Independence.

DAY 6, February 20, 2021 | Lome
Lome

After breakfast, we’ll depart our hotel for a People to People chapter visit in Ahepe-Kpowla, one of our most active international chapters. Afterwards, we’ll return to our hotel and relax. Tonight, we will enjoy a farewell dinner together.

DAY 7, February 21, 2021 | Lome
Lome

After breakfast, transfer to Lome-Tokoin (LFW) International Airport for your flight back home.

  • French, Ewe
  • West African Franc
  • Maize, millet and cassavas
  • Accra, Lome
TRIP DETAILS
TRIP LEADER(S)
Laurie Arellano

INCLUSIONS

The following is included with your registration fee:

  • Full Itinerary
  • Hotel Accomodations
  • Hotel Accomodations
  • Airport Transfers
  • Motor Coach Transportation
  • Bilingual Tour Manager
  • Admission Fees
  • 4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Gratuities

The following is NOT included with your registration fee:

  • International Airfare
  • Travel Insurance
TERMS & CONDITIONS

People to People International reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a program participant. Should any person’s health, physical infirmity, or general deportment, in the judgment of the delegation leader, impede the operation of the program or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of other participants, the leader has the right to terminate that person(s) participation, and a refund of unused services, where such refund can be obtained from land operators, is the limit of the sponsor’s responsibility should such person be required to depart the program. In arranging for transportation or conveyance, hotel accommodations, or other services and in carrying out the program, neither the sponsors nor their agents shall be responsible or liable for any loss, cost, damage, injury, delay, irregularity, or expense of any kind whatsoever arising from the use of any conveyance, accommodations, or services, or from thefts, pilferage, government restrictions, or regulations and any loss or expense resulting from the above contingencies shall be borne by the participant. Neither the sponsors nor the agents shall be responsible or liable for any loss, injury, damage, or expense suffered or incurred by the participant in respect of any acts, or omissions of any third parties, the participant hereby expressly waiving any such responsibility or liability, and services are subject to the laws of the countries visited. People to People International shall not be responsible in any way for loss or damage to baggage or personal effects. INSURANCE FOR LUGGAGE, PERSONAL EFFECTS, ACCIDENTS, AND TRIP CANCELLATION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. If the program must be canceled prior to travel, the liability of People to People International or its agents is limited to refund of monies received by People to People International or its agents for delegates currently registered. The sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to withdraw the program (in which case a refund will be made) or to make such alterations in the schedule as they may deem necessary or desirable. No refund shall be made for services not taken in case of sickness, accident, or emergency resulting in omission of service for less than three consecutive days. Refund will be made on the basis of such amount, if any, as is actually recovered on unused accommodation and service, less all expenses and charges incidental to effecting cancellations. Refund for unused transportation tickets will be made in accordance with the respective carrier regulations. If the program must be canceled after travel has begun, the liability of People to People International or its agents is limited to a refund of unused services, where such refund can be obtained from land operators. All parties must be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Enrollment in a program allows People to People International the right to use any photos or videos taken during the program.

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