We invite you to join us as we Return to the Motherland for a epic way to usher in the New Year! Green Book Travel is excited to lead a triumphant voyage, specifically for travelers of African Descent, welcoming you back HOME!
Our annual holiday journey gives you an excellent opportunity to experience the energy of the most festive season of the year! Ghana is the heart beat of West Africa and you will be captivated by the legendary history, extraordinary culture and customs.
2019 marked 400 years since the arrival of the 1st recorded landing of a slave ship in Virginia, which launched the acceleration of the horrendous Middle Passage - Trans Atlantic Slave trade. This journey goes Beyond the return with a 8 day, 7 night trip packed full of culture, cuisine, fashion and art trends while most importantly Honoring our Ancestors! The Ghana Blackout NYE Experience will live with you forever!
We look forward to hosting your journey!
- Akwaaba Event
- Accommodations - Single or Double Occupancy
- Accra Highlights Tour
- Elmina Castle - Door of No Return
- Sankofa Journey
- Local Market experience
- Social Impact Project -Clean Water Borehole Build
- New Year Eve Dinner
- Farewell Event
- Professional Photographer
- As well as a few surprises!
If you have any questions about our trip offerings, please feel free to reach out to us.
Phone: 1 800-966-2021
Merging cultural experiences with Holiday fun
Trip Type: Festival
Take part in colorful festivals and lively traditions, explore bustling markets, and sample the local cuisine. Our culture trips include destination highlights, local experiences, featuring exploration designed around cultural immersion & ancestry, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments -all at a great price.
Trip Size: Medium Group
This is a medium group experience; Max 50, Avg 35. This means you'll be traveling with people from all over the world- laughter and friendships always guaranteed.
Physical Rating: Light to Moderate
There will be some Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging. Daily activities may include walking tours, visits to sites. If you enjoy nightlife, this trip will require stamina.
We will be commuting via van, bus and walking.
Age requirement: 18+
All travelers must be age 18+. Pricing is based on a per person rate.
Traveler Type: Good attitude
Due to the regions that we visit, combined with a festive time of the year, travel can be unpredictable. Road can be bumpy, technology can be intermittent or the itinerary may call for a change of plan. We are exploring area where tourism isn't large and our Western standards aren't the standard. Please pack patience, understanding and willingness to learn from it's people first hand & your trip will be amazing!
All booked travelers will receive a digital dossier which includes:
-Arrival & Departure instructions
-Currency, Communication & phone information
-Local customs introduction
-Passport, Visa, travel insurance & Immunization support
Double occupancy accommodations suitable for Solo Travelers or Travel Companions. This booking is for 1 room with 2 beds or a Couple with 1 bed. Each occupant must book separately.
No roommate, no problem. We can pair you or you have the option to designate your own roommate during the booking process. Please note, same sex pairing unless specified.
Your trip balance is paid over Installments. Payments are due on the 1st of each month and must be finalized by November 1st. A Late fee of 25.00 is assessed for payments received after the due date. There is no penalty to pay the balance in full prior to installment period end.
Single occupancy accommodations are suitable for a Solo Traveler or traveler seeking private lodging arrangements. This booking is for 1 room with 1 bed for 1 person.
Your trip balance is paid over Installments. Payments are due on the 1st of each month and must be finalized by November 1st. A Late fee of 25.00 is assessed for payments received after the due date. There is no penalty to pay the balance in full prior to installment period end. By booking travel with Green Book travel, you agree to the travel agreement.
Welcome to GHANA!
We will meet you at the Kotoka International Airport, which is situated on the beautiful Gold Coast of West Africa. Our team will help get you checked in at your accommodations. Settle in, relax and feed your eyes to the new environment.
Later this evening, we will host a Welcome Celebration where you'll have an opportunity to indulge in authentic Ghanaian cuisine while getting to know your fellow travelers.