The Return Of The Diaspora's

Diaspora offers pathways that retrace laverings of difference in the aftermath of colonialism and slavery, as well as the effects of other forms of migration and displacement. It is time that Africans diaspora's around the globe come back home to trace their background and to be educated on how our ancestors were sold to slavery centuries ago to the Americas and the Caribbeans. Lets help you trace the roots!

per adult from

$3,402

NZD

Duration

11 days

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  • What's included :
    • Air conditioned Car & a guide.
    • Meals (breakfast)
    • Airport pick up and drop off
    • Basic accommodation
    What's excluded :
    • Visas
    • Air transport (Flight ticket)
    • Required vaccinations (yellow fever)
    • Visit to sites and activities not listed
    • Food not listed
    • Drinks
    • Personal expenses and tips
    • Free Dashiki
    • Free customized African bracelet (Name)
  • ACCRA | GHANA

    Arrive Accra, meet assist on arrival, and transfer to hotel. This evening there will be a welcome dinner plus an orientation session which includes a lecture/discussion on African culture. Tailors and dressmakers will be in attendance for those interested in custom made African outfits.

    Day 2: ACCRA | ACCRACITY WALKING TOUR

    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.

    Day 3: KUMASI | ASHANTI CRAFT VILLAGES | NTONSO ADINKRA TEXTILES | BONWIRE KENTE CLOTH

    After breakfast, visit the Ashanti craft villages starting with the woodcarving village of Ahwiaa, known for the talented craftsmen who fashion royal stools, walking sticks and fertility dolls from wood; with the opportunity to purchase hand carved items of all kinds. The next stop is the village of Ntonso where artisan’s hand-stamp patterns on cotton cloth to make Adinkra textiles.

    Day 4 & 5 : KUMASI | THE ASHANTI KINGDOM | BONWIRE KENTE CLOTH

    Manhyia Palace museum built as a residence for the Ashanti Kings – now a museum displaying the original furniture and assorted royal memorabilia.

    Day 6 : KUMASI | BAPTISH CHURCH SERVICE | THE GREEN RANCH | HORSE EXPEDITION

    This morning attend church service at a Baptist Church in Kumasi – socialize with members of the congregation to get a better understanding of daily life.

    Day 7: ELIMINA CASTLE | ASSIN MANSO SLAVE MARKETS | ASSIN MANSO SLAVE RIVER

    Early in the Morning we depart to Elmina.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. This evening go on a guided tour through the ancient town of Elmina.

    Day 8: THE CAPE COAST CASTLE | SLAVE DUNGEONS

    Tour of Cape Coast Castle and the Castle Museum, Cape Coast Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the departure points for Africans being sent to slavery in the Americas. The castle is home to the “Door of No Return”. Attend a commemorative ceremony in the Cape Coast Castle Dungeons – ALL ARE requested to wear white.

    Day 9: CAPE COAST | MESOMAGOR VILLAGE AFRICAN DRUM DANCE PERFORMANCE

    Morning at leisure. In the afternoon visit The Human Service Trust Orphanage in Cape Coast; travelers can bring books; crayons or toys for the kids. In the evening enjoy a performance by the Bamboo Orchestra at their musical best. 

    Day 10: CAPE COAST | ACCRA

    Return to Accra, stop at the village of Abandze, the ancestral home of Louis Armstrong, the famous American jazz musician. Arrive in Accra late afternoon. Spend the day last minute shopping and packing- farewell dinner.Night beaches in Accra is a must thing to explore. The Labadi Beach and the Kokrobite Beaches are the hottest beaches for fun.

    Day 11: ACCRA | DEPART Transfer to airport for flight back home.
  • Departure Point :
    • Hotel
    Departure Time :
    Hotel
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Olives Travel & Tour Limited

Activity ID: V-89677P2

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