CATCH THE WORLD: WEST-SIDE TO WEST AFRICA - GHANA

Accra, Ghana

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Gone Again Travel & Tours
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Duration: 7 days
Group size: 10 - 999
CATCH THE WORLD: WEST-SIDE TO WEST AFRICA - GHANA
Accra, Ghana

Gone Again Travel & Tours
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Duration: 7 days
Group size: 10 - 999

About this trip

Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures, NFP is starting our journeys to West Africa to the following cities of Ghana. Accra, Elmina, Kumasi and Akosombo, to name a few.  All of our journey's are open to everyone.  Payment Plans are available.  Proceeds from these journeys are donated to  travel and learn scholarships for youth in our program.


Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures helps kids from under severed community explore the world right here at home through our cultural travel and learn program to museums and events. Our discoveries of world cultures and black history right here at home then connecting to the motherland, will help youth and families learn together.  Our journey is a combination of volunteerism, adventure and history. 


You can also customize our journeys for your organization or school.   Please contact Crystal Dyer at 773.417.8808 for details.  We offer budget, moderate and luxury tour options.  

www.goneagaintravel.com


The tours  include a visit to the castles where our ancestors were held as prisoners of war and shipped throughout the Americas and world as chattel for centuries of brutal slavery. Ghana was a major hub for the human trafficking of Africans who were enslaved.

OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST INCLUDED IN TOUR PACKET:

Tour in ACCRA: Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Osu Light House, WEB Dubois and beach

Tour in EASTERN REGION: Aburi Botanical Gardens, Boti Waterfalls, Umbrella Rock, and 3-Headed Palm Tree

Tour in KUMASI: National Cultural Centre, Manhyia Museum, Kejetia Market (seamstresses will hand sew garments for you if you like)

Tour in CAPE COAST: Cape Coast Castle, Elmina Castle, Kakum National Park and the Beach

Tour Tamale: Safari and Larabanga Mosque in the northern region

Trip to rural areas to participate in volunteer activities

NAMING CEREMONY: You will receive an African name


*Fees include coach airfare from Chicago, all taxes, transportation to points of interest, tour site fees, hotel accommodations 4 star/ taxes, airport arrival/departure transport. There are some venues that may require limited walking. However, Ghanaians walk alot!!


Upgrades to first class airfare and 4 star hotel properties are available.

*Average weather in Ghana is around 70 - 82 degrees
 


Day 1 - The African Adventure to Ghana begins with departure from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Accra Ghana 



Tour Company

Our journey is prepared by Gone Again Travel & Tours, 5940 W Chicago Ave, Chicago IL 60651. The only black owned storefront travel agency on the Westside of Chicago.  Contact Crystal Dyer for all your group travel needs  www.goneagaintravel.com 773.417.8808.


Proceeds provides scholarships for youth in our  travel and learn  program for Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventure, NFP 501c3 and can be tax deductible.

ROOM OCCUPANCY

RATES ARE PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY. 

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $520 ADDITIONAL

CANCELLATION POLICY

 

  • Deposits of $250 is non-refundable once trip is confirmed.. 
  • Airfare is 100% non-refundable and refunds are per airline regulations
  • If you cancel your booking more than 46 days prior to departure, the penalty is 50% of the trip price. 
  • Within 45 days of departure, the penalty is 100%. 

To minimize any loss and to protect yourself during the trip, we highly recommend taking out a comprehensive insurance policy that covers cancellation. TRAVEL INSURANCE IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE.

What’s included

  • AIRFARE ROUNDTRIP
    CHICAGO IL
  • ACCOMODATIONS
    FULL LIST WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AT FINAL PAYMENT. ALL 4 STAR PROPERTIES
  • ALL TOURS LISTED
    FULL DESCRIPTION LISTED
  • MEALS
    AS INDICATED BY B (BREAKFAST INCLUDED)
  • GROUND TRANSPORTATION
    AIR CONDITIONED BUS BY LICENSED DRIVER
  • ALL ENTRY FEES
    NATIONAL PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS
  • TOUR GUIDE
    LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
  • AFRICAN NAMING
    GET YOUR AFRICAN NAME
  • VISA
    Ghana Visa http://www.ghanaembassy.org/index.php?page=visas
  • YELLOW FEVER SHOT
    https://www.passporthealthusa.com/vaccinations/
  • PASSPORT

Available Packages

SANKOFA STUDENT JOURNEY

WONDERFUL ADVENTURE TO THE MOTHER LAND. CUSTO,MIZED FOR YOUR DATES


SPACE IS LIMITED SO HURRY

$3800
Deposit: $250

Available options

AFRICAN ANCESTRY DNA TEST
$0

Itinerary

(Day 2)
Accra - Arrival Ghana

Upon arrival at the Kotoka International airport, a representative will

meet group. Depending on the time of arrival, we can visit the fishing village of

James Town for a walking tour with a brief stopover at the James town Café and

the Brazil house the ancestral home of a group of Afro-Brazilian returnees, now an

art space and gallery. Join in the celebrations of the Chale Wote Art festival

in Jamestown, the ‘original Accra’ with its old streets.

Your Organizer


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Gone Again Travel & Tours
Hello, I'm Crystal Dyer, owner of Gone Again Travel and Tours. We are your experts for group family travel packages worldwide, customized for every budget. Being the first African American owned brick and mortar travel agency on the west side of Chicago in the Austin community, our mission is to be the change we want to see in the world by educating families and groups on the adventures that await them whether they are closer to home or worldwide by providing options that enable everyone affordability to travel. We can be reached daily at 5940 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60651, 773.417.8808 Office or 312-813-6047 Cell http://www.goneagaintravel.com fun@goneagaintravel.com