On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger and his Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas. It was then, the troops informed everyone that all enslaved were now free. A full two-and-half years after President Lincoln read the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. Now, this date, known as the day that all were considered “free”, is celebrated as Juneteenth.
During this 7 day, 6 night curated experience in Ghana during Juneteenth, your soul will be fed with culture to the brim! You’ll learn about the history of our ancestors, experience the art, culture, food and architecture of Accra while vacationing with like-minded, culturally curious travelers!
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Arrive at Kotoka International Airport (ACC). Make your way to the hotel once you touch down in Accra.
Welcome Night Dinner. This is the first time all of the travelers will be meeting each other. Trust us, you're in for a good time!
Accra City Tour. Explore the city of Accra, tour all of the monuments and perfect your negotiation skills while shopping in the market
Cape Coast. Today we'll take the four hour drive to Cape Coast Castles/Dungeons. Learn more about the enslaved Africans before they were forced from the Motherland to the new world. Walk through the Door of No Return. Feel and see history for yourself.
We'll enjoy an upscale brunch and the day on the beach. Experience the day at the beach like a local Ghanaian.
Chale Wote Festival. Hang out in Jamestown and explore the art galleries, street art, food, and dancing; experience a true Ghanaian festival
Lunch on the lake. We'll drive out to the SouthEastern Ghana to spend the day on the lake. We'll have lunch, go boating and relax at a resort before coming back to the city to hang out for the night.
Free day. Relax at the hotel or explore the city on your own. We'll provide a recommendations list of restaurants, boutiques and lounges that you can explore at your own pace.
Departure. On our final day we will enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading to the airport.