Panafest Celebration in Ghana 2015, 9 Days

Panafest Celebration in Ghana 2015, 9 Days

Day 1: July 28, 2015- ACCRA, GHANA Arrive Accra; meet assist and transfer to Hotel. This evening there is a welcome dinner with entertainment. There will be an orientation which includes a discussion on Ghanaian history and culture; a fashion show with tailors and dressmakers from whom you can order custom made outfits will be in attendance. Meal(s) Included: Dinner Overnight at Novotel Accra Hotelor Similar Day 2:July 29, 2015- ACCRA Full day Tour of Accra, visit the W.E.B. Du Bois Center honoring the life of one of the most prominent...

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Ghana, Togo & Benin Including the Annual Ouidah Voodoo Festival – Jan 2015

Ghana, Togo & Benin Including the Annual Ouidah Voodoo Festival – Jan 2015

In 1996 the government of Benin decreed that Voodoo was an official voodoo a religion practiced by more than 60% of Benin’s over 10 million residents. For millions of Beninese, voodoo is an integral part of everyday life. It does have a dark side – and you cannot avoid the many voodoo dolls riddled with  pins and nails.  Ouidah is the spiritual capital of voodoo and was once a major slave-trading post On January 10 every year ceremonies and festivities take place   on the beach near the monument dedicated to the Place of No Return....

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Senegal Spring 2014 Special, 9 Days

Day 1: Depart USA- Saturday, February 15, 2014 Depart JFK on overnight flight to Senegal In-flight Day 2: ARRIVE DAKAR- Sunday, February 16, 2014 Arrive Dakar; meet assist and transfer to Hotel. Meal(s) Included: No Overnight at Ndiambour Hotel   Day 3: DAKAR AND VICINITY- Monday, February 17, 2014 After breakfast, go on a city tour of Metropolitan Dakar and vicinity. Visit the colorful Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional healers. Visit the National Art Gallery and the picturesque residential district of...

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Senegal Fall 2013 Special, 9 Days

Day 1: Depart USA- November 7, 2013 Depart JFK on overnight flight to Senegal In-flight Day 2: ARRIVE DAKAR- November 8, 2013 Arrive Dakar; meet assist and transfer to Hotel. Meal(s) Included: No Overnight at Ndiambour Hotel   Day 3: DAKAR AND VICINITY- November 9, 2013 After breakfast, go on a city tour of Metropolitan Dakar and vicinity. Visit the colorful Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional healers. Visit the National Art Gallery and the picturesque residential district of Medina. Meal(s) Included:...

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Ring in the New Year In Ghana, 10 Days

. DAY 1 ARRIVE ACCRA, GHANA Arrive Accra; meet assist and transfer to Hotel. Photo: Kwame Nkrumah Memorial, Barry Williams   Meal(s) Included: No Hotel: Africa Royal Beach Hotel   DAY 2  ACCRA CITY TOUR  After breakfast start your city tour of Accra and vicinity. You will visit the W.E.B. Dubois Center and library. Visit Black Star Square and the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial (the tomb of Ghana’s first President. Pass by Independence Arch-Accra’s ceremonial grounds. This evening enjoy the News Years celebration at your...

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Historical Tour of Ghana & Senegal , 11 Days

Day 1 ARRIVE IN ACCRA – Tuesday On arrival in Ghana you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon there is an orientation on Ghanaian culture. This evening there is a welcome dinner with entertainment. Tailors and dressmakers from whom you can order custom made outfits will be in attendance. Meal(s) Included: None Overnight at Shangri-La Or Similar Day 2 ACCRA – Wednesday After breakfast, visit the W.E.B. Du Bois Center honoring the life of one of the most prominent Pan-Africanists who chose to...

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Ghana 8 Day Special

Day 1 Tuesday – ARRIVE IN ACCRA On arrival in Ghana you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Today’s activities will be determined based on your flight arrival time. Meal(s) Included: No Overnight at Travel Xpress Hotel or similar Day 2 Wednesday – ACCRA Today you will visit Independence Square (also known as Black Star Square), home of Independence Arch and the Flame of Liberation. Continue to the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial, the mausoleum of Ghana’s first President.  This park, formally called the...

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St-Louis International Jazz Festival, 8 Days

Day 1 ARRIVE IN DAKAR, SENEGAL- Arrive Dakar, meet assist and transfer to the hotel. Meal(s) Included: No Overnight at Ndiambour or Similar Day 2  DAKAR – GOREE ISLAND – DAKAR - In the morning, explore Metropolitan Dakar. Bargain at the colorful markets including Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional healers. Visit the National Art Gallery and the picturesque residential district of Medina. In the afternoon, go back in time at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Goree Island which houses “The Door...

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Festival On The Niger 11 Days

  Day 1 Thursday Feb 7, 2013 ARRIVE BAMAKO International flight arrives in Bamako, Mali. You will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel.   Meal(s) Included: No Overnight at 3-star hotel Day 2 Friday Feb 8, 2013 TIMBUKTU This morning take an early flight to legendary Timbuktu. Located near the River Niger, and at the terminus of the great trans-Saharan caravan route, Timbuktu became fabulously wealthy in the 16th century. Loaded with blocks of salt and other trade goods, huge convoys of camels would spend weeks crossing the...

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