The Gateway Experience Ghana (optional Dubai, Benin & Togo extensions)

Accra, Ghana

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Nov 5 - 13, 2019
Group size: 1 - 40
The Gateway Experience Ghana (optional Dubai, Benin & Togo extensions)
Accra, Ghana

Maximum Impact Travel - TLC Services
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$2299
Deposit: $300
Nov 5 - 13, 2019
Group size: 1 - 40

About this trip

The Gateway To Africa Experience - Step out of your comfort zone or embark on another Maximum Impact travel adventure. An eight day trip to Ghana is just what you are looking for! Join Maximum Impact Tours as we experience the rich culture, charming colorful market places, beautiful beach front landscapes in Ghana!!  Become enlightened as you learn the history of the African Diaspora that is rarely taught in most go the world.  Easy payment plans available.


If you are interested in making the most of your experience, there are two optional add-ons in Dubai and Benin and Togo. Details below. 

The Dubai Experience

For those looking to make the most of their trip to Ghana, we are offering The Dubai Experience. While traveling to Ghana, you can take advantage of two layovers in Dubai. 


Included


1. Hotel

2. Transportation

3. Trip to the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world

4. Trip to Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world

5. Dubai city tour by bus (to include a trip to Palm Island) 

6. Metro ride to Mall of Emirates


Requirements 


1. Flight must be booked through Maximum Impact Travel departing from Dulles International Airport two days prior to Ghana tour date. 


2. We have a minimum of five people total who must book this tour. In the event the minimum amount is not met, your flight will transfer to the standard group departure date from Dulles International Airport. Any payments made towards this extension only will be refunded. 


3. Dubai, UAE does NOT require a VISA for US Passport carriers. 

The Awakening Experience - Benin & Togo

Benin & Togo Extended Stay for those interested. Must book with Ghana tour. Details Below!


Benin & Togo - African History and Culture Tour


If you are looking to dive deeper into the true African history that is rarely taught in most of the world, this tour will walk into the heart of the diaspora experience. Put on your seat belts and prepare to learn about and see the lasting impact of colonization. 


ITINERARY 5 DAYS


DAY ONE 

CITY- LOME, TOGO 

HOTEL- HOTEL ONOMO https://www.onomohotel.com/en/hotel/5/onomo-hotel-lome

SITES- INDEPENDENCE MONUMENT, NATIONAL MUSEUM, FETISH MARKET


DAY TWO 

CITY - QUIDAH, BENIN

HOTEL - CASA DEL PAPA https://casadelpapa.com/en/home/?v=7516fd43adaa

SITES - GRAND POPO, ARCHITECTURAL MONUMENTS, SLAVE MARKET, TREE OF FORGETFULLNESS, HOUSE OF SLAVES, CEMETERY OF SLAVES, TREE OF RETURN, DOOR OF NO RETURN


DAY THREE 

CITY - QUIDAH, BENIN

HOTEL - CASA DEL PAPA https://casadelpapa.com/en/home/?v=7516fd43adaa

SITES - TEMPLE OF PYTHONS, MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SACRED FOREST, STILT VILLAGE


DAY FOUR

CITY - QUIDAH, BENIN

CITY - RETURN TO GHANA 

GOLDEN TULIP HOTEL (OR COMPARABLE)


DAY FIVE DEPARTURE FROM GHANA 


THE TOUR INCLUDES 

ACCOMMODATION/ HOTEL

(DOUBLE) $1450 no airfare

(SINGLE) $1850 no airfare 

TRANSPORTATION TO VARIOUS PLACES

ALL SITE ENTRANCE FEES

ALL TAX

What’s included

  • Round Trip Airfare.
    *Where Indicated - Economy round trip airfare from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Flight upgrades available upon request. Additional fees will apply.
  • Ground Tranportation
    Ground transportation to and from scheduled destinations
  • Hotel Accommodations
    Double Occupancy OR Single Occupancy + Complementary Breakfast. Hotel upgrades available upon request. Additional fees will apply.
  • Admission To Activities
  • Passport
    The United States Postal Service offers passport services. PassportHealthUsa.com is a recommended provider
  • Visa
    You will need a valid Visa to enter. Please do not wait until the last minute to obtain your Visa. Some countries allow you to obtain a VISA upon entry. PassportHealthUsa.com is a VISA provider
  • Vaccinations
    The Yellow Fever vaccination is the only REQUIRED vaccination to enter Ghana. Malaria pills are highly recommended. Please see your medical doctor any other recommendations. PassportHealthUsa.com
  • Lunch and Dinner
    You will be responsible for your own lunch, dinner and snacks. You will be afforded the opportunity to purchase lunch and dinner daily.
  • Travel Insurance
    Travel insurance is highly recommended. Trip deposits and payments are non-refundable. Therefore, it is prudent to protect your investment. Insurance options - buy.travelguard.com or insuremytrip.com
  • Medical Travel Insurance
    Medical travel insurance is highly recommended & different from travel insurance. Your domestic medical policy may not cover an international medical emergency. Visit https://www.insuremytrip.com
  • Gratuities
    Gratuities are not included but strongly encouraged

Available Packages

Double Occupancy (No Airfare Included)

If you would like to handle your own airfare, this option has been created for you. Many choose this option because it offers them the flexibility of managing their travel times. Using points and/or rewards could save on airfare expenses as well. There could be additional savings by selecting different routes to Ghana. 


We recommend using the Maximum Impact Travel engine to secure your flight.  https://maximumimpact.inteletravel.com/booktravel.cfm


Best Travel Price Guarantee

Book and confirm any type of travel through InteleTravel.com, and if you find a directly comparable lower price within certain notice periods, we will match or beat it. If we fail to match or beat the price, InteleTravel.com will issue you an InteleBucks credit of 110% of the difference for use toward future InteleTravel.com travel purchases.


If you select this option, YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN AIRFARE. We assume no liabilities for flight delays  or cancellations that prevent you from starting the tour on time. 

$2299
Deposit: $300
Double Occupancy

WITH AIRFARE from Dulles- If you are a single traveler and willing to be paired with a roommate, you can select this option. We will connect you with your prospective roommate well in advance so that both parties can agree. Roommates will be same gender. 

$3299
Deposit: $300
Single Occupancy

WITH AIRFARE departing from Dulles International Airport

$3699
Deposit: $300
No Airfare Included Single Occupancy

If you would like to handle your own airfare, this option has been created for you. Many choose this option because it offers them the flexibility of managing their travel times. Using points and/or rewards could save on airfare expenses as well. There could be additional savings by selecting different routes to Ghana. 


We recommend using the Maximum Impact Travel engine to secure your flight.  https://maximumimpact.inteletravel.com/booktravel.cfm


Best Travel Price Guarantee

Book and confirm any type of travel through InteleTravel.com, and if you find a directly comparable lower price within certain notice periods, we will match or beat it. If we fail to match or beat the price, InteleTravel.com will issue you an InteleBucks credit of 110% of the difference for use toward future InteleTravel.com travel purchases.

If you select this option, YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN AIRFARE. We assume no liabilities for flight delays  or cancellations that prevent you from starting the tour on time. 

$2699
Deposit: $300
Tour Only ( No Airfare, Hotel or Meals )

5 payment option - Admission to all attractions and transportation from designated pick up location is included in the pricing. If you would like to handle your own airfare and hotel, this option has been created for you. If you select this option, YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN AIRFARE AND HOTEL. We assume no liabilities for flight delays, cancellations or accommodations that prevent you from starting the tour on time. You must meet the tour at the designated pick up site. 

$1150
Deposit: $200
Quad Occupancy Option With Airfare
Sold Out

If you have a group of four willing to share two rooms, we have the quad occupancy available for you. Airfare from Dulles only and all accommodations, transportation are included in this pricing. 

$2949
Deposit: $200
Quad Occupancy NO Airfare

If you have a group of four willing to share two rooms, we have the quad occupancy available for you. NO AIRFARE. All accommodations, transportation are included in this pricing. 

$1999
Deposit: $200
Benin & Togo Double Occupancy EXTENSION

This trip is for those only going to Benin and Togo -  Final departure will be from Accra, Ghana

$1450
Deposit: $50
Benin & Togo Single Occupancy EXTENSION

This trip is for those only going to Benin and Togo. Final departure will be from Accra, Ghana

$1850
Deposit: $50
The Dubai Experience (two layovers)

For those looking to make the most of their trip to Ghana, we are offering The Dubai Experience. While traveling to Ghana, you can take advantage of two layovers in Dubai. 


Included


1. Hotel

2. Transportation

3. Trip to the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world

4. Trip to Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world

5. Dubai city tour by bus (to include a trip to Palm Island) 

6. Metro ride to Mall of Emirates


Requirements 


1. Flight must be booked through Maximum Impact Travel departing from Dulles International Airport two days prior to Ghana tour date. 


2. We have a minimum of five people total who must book this tour. In the event the minimum amount is not met, your flight will transfer to the standard group departure date from Dulles International Airport. Any payments made towards this extension only will be refunded. 


3. Dubai, UAE does NOT require a VISA for US Passport carriers. 

 

$275

Available options

Extra Hotel Night
$175
$2299
Deposit: $300

Double Occupancy (No Airfare Included)
Past Trip

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival At Golden Tulip Accra (or comparable hotel)

Arrival at host hotel -- Golden Tulip Accra (or comparable hotel). You will receive shuttle service to the hotel from (ACC) Kokota International Airport -- relax for a while -- visit Accra Mall, get a bite to eat and drink -- Meet and greet your tour team. 

Your Organizer


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Maximum Impact Travel - TLC Services
7 reviews
Maximum Impact Tours has been created to encourage international and domestic travel experiences. Maximum Impact Tours was founded by entrepreneur, playwright, author and philanthropist, Jay Cameron. Realizing that most of his life had been consumed working domestically, a trip to Ghana changed his perspective. His experience transformed the way he saw traveling. As a result, he set out to encourage others to see the world through their own eyes and not only through the eyes of television and social media. You are invited to join Jay and his team on their adventures around the globe.

Reviews

My trip was enriching and inspiring! This is an experience I recommend everyone has. Leave your American trappings behind and embrace a world view of different foods, culture, and ways of living. Be open to immerse yourself, and you will be transformed. There is no excuse! The booking process was easy, and the payments were manageable making it affordable for anyone to go. And I'll be going back! #Afrochella2020 P.S. My son loved the Jollof rice! DMR
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What an amazing and eye opening experience! Ghana has a lot to offer culturally and historically. You will definitely see that it's nothing like we're conditioned to "think" of Africa. Our tour group was awesome and I plan to return with my family in the near future. I highly recommend Maximum Impact. Thank you Jay for this amazing experience!
This experience hands down has been one of the best experiences I’ve ever had outside of birthing my children. The knowledge and understanding of what our ancestors went though made any history books they have in school not worth ever looking at. I encourage any and everyone to put this on their bucket list. It’s truly an eye opener.
This trip was better than I could have ever expected, being 20 years old and to see something like this I was truly amazed. I encourage everyone to take this trip at least once to get the experience for yourself. My entire mindset has changed thanks to this tour. Looking forward to being on many more in the near future
This trip was flat out awesome! Jay was phenomenal as the host for this trip and the tour guide, Nana was very hands on and personable. The group was fantastic - 30 people! I plan on keeping in touch with them. This is going to be something that I will remember for the rest of my life.
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