THIS TRIP HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
ROYAL ORCHID ENTERPRISE,
On Sunday, 30 August 2020, the president of Ghana gave an update on the country’s enhanced response to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections and outlined measures to ease some of the earlier restrictions.
Amongst the measures announced by the president, which took effect on Tuesday, 1 September 2020, is the reopening of Kotoka International Airport to passengers.
1. Any passenger arriving in Ghana must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin. The test should have been done not more than seventy-two (72) hours before the scheduled departure from the country of origin. For passengers who transit through other countries before arriving in Ghana, the first country of departure will be the reference point.
2. Disembarking passengers must be wearing face masks.
3. Each passenger after disembarking will undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test at the airport terminal, at a fee to be borne by the passenger. The test result will be available within thirty (30) minutes.
4. Passengers who test positive for COVID-19 will be handled by the health authorities for further clinical assessment and management.
5. Passengers who test negative can, thereupon, enter Ghana to go about their lawful activities and will be advised to continue to observe COVID-19 safety precautions during their stay in Ghana.
Although this trip does not include airfare, for your convenience, we have teamed with AIRFORDABLE to offer you an airfare installment plan!
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HOW TO GET STARTED:
Ghana Visa https://www.ghanaconsulatenewyork.org/gcn/
You must apply for your Ghana Visa at least 6 weeks before travel!
Travel Insurance is MANDATORY for any trips taken with ROE, LLC. The following link is available to help you to decide on a travel insurance carrier. https://www.travelinsurance.com/?utm_source=pap&a_aid=5f8c4838276c1
Yellow Fever Shot https://www.passporthealthusa.com/vaccinations/
Please note this is the ONLY shot required for Ghana.
Anti-Malaria Medication (Your doctor can prescribe this for you.)
After breakfast at the hotel, we set off to a tour of Accra and its vicinity, passing through the financial and administrative districts.
Visits will include:
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, the final resting place of Ghana's first president. The park is set in attractive gardens; there is an adjoining museum containing photos, artifacts, and insight into Dr. Nkrumah's life.
W.E.B. DuBois's former home is now a museum - W. E. B. Du Bois Memorial Centre for Pan-African Culture.
Break for lunch at Buka Restaurant.
At Independence Square, you will see the enclosed flame of African Liberation, lit by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in 1961.
Adjoining the park is the National Cultural Centre, which is Ghana's largest outdoor arts and crafts market selling traditional crafts from all over West Africa.
Jamestown - One of Accra's most historic neighborhoods where history resides on every corner. Jamestown is best known for its lighthouses. The first, constructed in 1875, by the British, as a navigational aid for trading vessels sailing through the Gulf of Guinea. The original structure was ruined, but a more massive and more improved lighthouse completed in 1921 is still functioning today.
Makola Market: Makola is a town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It houses one of the largest trading centers in Ghana. The Makola market and the premiere campus of the Ghana School of Law. Makola market is a renowned market and shopping district of Accra. The wide array of products sold in the market and its surrounding streets from car parts to land snails. The market is mostly dominated by women traders who sell fresh farm produce, manufactured and imported clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry, and handcrafted beads.