Ghana·July 30 - August 8 2023
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It's time to visit the Motherland and connect with your heritage and culture! Certified Africa provides a unique travel experience that connects black travelers to movers and shakers on the African Continent. It makes sense that while traveling the world, you also create valuable connections. We want you to travel, enjoy the nightlife, have an exchange of culture, establish relationships, create memories and introduce you to business opportunities and entrepreneurs in Africa. Learn how your skills and business ideas can be resourceful on the continent. It's time to travel the world, expand your global network, explore your roots, and create memories you won't forget. Enjoy the biggest and best parties that Accra has to offer! Join Certified Africa for an epic experience that will connect you to influencers, entrepreneurs, artists and creatives making major money moves on the continent.
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Certified Africa is the leading source to book all-in-one private and group travel experiences to the African continent, authentically learn about Africa and explore cultural heritage, lifestyle, and business/investment opportunities in Africa.
Certified Africa simplifies travel to Africa and offers travel experiences in multiple African destinations including, but not limited to Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, and Egypt.
Today, you arrived in the motherland. You will be picked up by our team at the Airport and taken to your hotel.
Settle in, relax and enjoy the new environment.
Later tonight you can experience Accra nightlife based on interest.
Today we will immerse ourselves into the culture by participating in a traditional welcome home ceremony to welcome you back into the motherland.
There will be elders to offer prayers and perform some traditional rites to usher you into the land.
You will also be given a Ghanaian name during the ceremony.
We will have the opportunity to dance along with the cultural dancers as we celebrate our return to the motherland.
You will also participate in a cook and eat session of local Ghanaian dishes.
Accra nightlife ia always available to explore.
Breakfast , Local Food Lunch
Today you will explore the capital city of Ghana. You will visit historic sites including
• Visit to the independence square and Black star square, the most famous symbols of Ghana
• Visit Makola market, the biggest and busiest market in Accra where you can shop beautiful African fabrics
• Visit the local art market for art and craft shopping, walk around, interact with artists, take pictures or enjoy the beautiful Ghanaian art.
• Walk around James Town, community and see some of the oldest buildings from the post-colonial era.
Breakfast & Street food tasting
Today you can enjoy some relaxation at your hotel or head to the beach. The day is yours to enjoy anyhow you want.
You can also do some last minute shopping at the market.
You can also use the day for some more curriculum activities or photoshoot.
Today we will partner with Jodeb foundation to host a mentorship program in a rural community. This will give participants the oppirtunity to interact and serve at the community school.
We will take sometime to engage in a social impact project with Jodeb Foundation. We will make donations to children in the rural villages before heading back to the city.
We will also engage in some fun activities with the students as well.
First Stop At: Aburi Botanical Gardens
Aburi Botanical Gardens is a beautiful place full of trees and flowers and a quite place for relaxation. It was opened over 100 years of ago. In the Garden you will see unique trees and flowers and know it origins, botanical names and its local medical uses. This is also a great place for good photography.
Second Stop At: Boti Falls & Umbrella Rock
Today, we journey out of the capital to the Eastern region of Ghana.
Enjoy the beautiful twin Boti waterfall flowing from the Akuapem mountains.
Prepare your sneakers to walk and climb through the mountains and caves to see the Umbrella Rock which is about 45 minutes walking and hiking. While there you will also get to see the wonderful palm tree, a three headed palm tree that is believed to be one of the oldest in Boti by the locals.
NB: The walk to the umbrella rock is very active so come prepared. Or you can just prepare for the waterfall.
On free days you call the shots on how you spend the day.
Today can be used as a beach day and relaxation.
Here are some other options to look into. Please check to book in advance.
* Chocolate tasting Experience
* Quad Biking in the Mountains at ATV Aburi
* Shai Hills adventure
* Safari Valley experience
* Legon Botanical Gardens
* A1 Raceway
For those who enjoy arts, you may want to check out some of the city's best galleries.
Today we will visit the Assin Manso slave river and the Cape Coast Slave Dungeons. Assin Manso served as a slave market and the place where the slaves had their last bath. After sorting the slaves, the ones that were considered fit were sent to the forts along the coast where they were locked up in the dungeons before being transported across the Atlantic to a foreign land.
This site has been preserved as a sacred place of remembrance of our ancestors.
Afterwards, we will visit the Cape Coast Castle and go through the "door of no return" where slaves exited and left their homeland never to return. Today, the "door of no return" has been commemorated as the "door of return" to await the descendants of those who were forcefully taken. We will say a prayer for our ancestors.
Breakfast & Lunch
Today you will heard out of the capital to have a good time, learn and relax.
Nkyinkyim Museum one of the biggest outdoor museums in Ghana.
Aqua Safari Resort
We will then proceed to the Aqua Safari Resort.
* We'll catch a boat ride on the Volta River and explore some islands and the estuary.
* Beach games
* Indoor games like badminton, scrabble, board
Add-ons at a fee
* Jet Ski
* Horse ride
* Fly board & Jet Lev
Today, you depart from the motherland, but not for long.
Nante yiye! Yɛbɛhyia bio (Go well! we shall meet again).
You can do some last minute shopping today.
Activities not on the itinerary
Meals not indicated on the itinerary
Tips and gratuities for Staff, Guides, and Drivers
Travel Medical Insurance
You will have your own room for the duration of the trip. (Price per person)
Room will be shared with another participant of same sex, unless you are a couple. Roommate matching is available. (Price is per person).
The Capital: Accra Population: 30 million Size: 238,535 sq km (92,098.9 sq miles) Major Religion: Christianity Main Languages: Twi & English Climate: Tropical Dialing Code: +233 Emergency Numbers: 191 (Police) 192/999 (Fire) 193 (Ambulance) Currency: Ghanaian Cedi Symbols: GH¢ Central Bank: Bank of Ghana Currency Sub-Units: Pesewa = 1/100 of a Cedi Denominations: GH₵ 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Coins: 1p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50 p, GH₵1
* Jamrock Restaurant & Grill * Chix-N-Ribs * AM PM * FatFish * Starbites Food & Drinks * Lord Of The Wings * Buka Restaurant * Coco Lounge * The Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Bar * Asanka Local International Chop Bar * Asaase Pa Vegan Restaurant and Products * Burger and Relish (Osu) * Papaye Fast Foods * Captain Hook's Accra * Barcelos * ChopShop * Chez Afrique * Ike's Grill and Cafe * Ridge Condos * Sweet Gardens * Sai Wine & Champagne Café * Breakfast to breakfast
WOW!!!!!! Let's just say, it would be very difficult to verbalize how great our trip was as a result of booking with Certified Africa. My wife and I are avid travelers, touching 16 countries so far. We usually create our own itinerary and almost ALWAYS focus on hanging with locals to gain the most intimate and organic experiences possible. Nonetheless, this was our 15-year Anniversary trip and thought it would be a great idea to allow someone else to plan the trip and sit back and enjoy it. With only an introduction call to discuss some must haves and our set budget, Certified Africa DELIVERED!!!!!!!! Creating a custom itinerary that blew our minds and expectations. We have already begun planning our Tanzania and Zanzibar trip for 2022. From me and my beautiful wife to you........What are you waiting for????????????? Book your next trip to the Motherland with the only travel company we feel comfortable recommending, Certified Africa! Richard and Raquel
Richard & Raquel Morris
You will be staying at the Lancaster Accra Hotel or Similar.
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