Panafest is the Perfect time to visit Ghana! The biennial festival is observed every two years to celebrate people of Africa & African Decent. This is a beautiful homecoming celebrating heritage and culture led by The Queen of Northern Ghana, Zosimli Naa.
The year of return in 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. The Green Book team is excited to lead a triumphant voyage, specifically for travelers of African Descent, welcoming you back HOME during one of the most preeminent festivals of Ghana. “The Return” to the MOTHERLAND is here!
Our journey gives you an excellent opportunity to mix with locals and participate in ceremonies alongside traditional rulers in and the people of this wonderful country. Immersing yourself in Ghana’s diverse culture and traditions is an experience that will live with you all forever. We will be exploring Ghana's finest regions: Accra, Cape Coast & Kumasi- known for their rich and colorful culture, tradition and diversity. This historic pilgrimage will be a Grand Homecoming!
Our 10 day, 9 night trip is packed full of adventure and culture. You will be captivated by the legendary history and extraordinary culture and customs that are almost undiluted sprinkled in with a few extra surprises. The Return will be a trip of a lifetime. We look forward to hosting your journey!
🇬🇭- Akwaaba Event
🇬🇭- Accra City Tour
🇬🇭- Elmina & Cape Coast Castle - Door of No Return
🇬🇭- Rights of Passage & Sankofa Naming Ceremony
🇬🇭- Assin Manso
🇬🇭- Grand Durbar celebration
🇬🇭- Ancient UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Asante, Kente & Andinkra Villages
🇬🇭- Kakum Park
🇬🇭- Farewell Dinner
🇬🇭- As well as a few surprises!
Merging cultural experiences with important histories and stunning landscapes. Our journey through Ghana has been called a life changing trip.
Trip Type: Cultural/Pilgrimage
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. The actual physical journey is part and parcel of the intellectual, spiritual and emotional process during visit to Ghana
Trip Size: Small Group
This is a small group experience; Max 20, Avg 10. This means you'll be traveling with people from all over the world- laughter and friendships always guaranteed.
Physical Rating: Moderate-On the
There will be some Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging. This is a moving trip. Daily activities may include walking tours, visits to sites, safari drives, and easy hikes;
We will be commuting via van, boats, 4x4 and walking.
Age requirement: 15+
All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Traveler Type: Good attitude
Due to the regions that we are visiting, travel can be unpredictable. Road can be bumpy, technology can be intermittent or the itinerary may call for a change of plans. We are exploring areas where tourism isn't large and our Western standards aren't the benchmark. Please pack patience, understanding and willingness to learn from it's people first hand.
If you have any questions about our trip offerings, please feel free to reach out to us via phone or email.
Phone: 800 966-2021
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