NADOHE

Ghana: Pan African Connections Tour
December 27, 2017 – January 4, 2018
June 2, 2017 - Deadline to Register

 

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1:             Wednesday, December 27: Departure Day
Participants are responsible for securing their round trip airfare and travel visa to and from Accra, Ghana.

 Day 2:             Thursday, December 28: Welcome to Accra
Travelers arrive at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana (ACC) and check into the  Labadi Beach Hotel.
“Akwaaba” NADOHE Ghanaian Welcome Cocktail at 9:30pm (included).

 Day 3:             Friday, December 29: Pan Africanism
Morning Lecture, “Pan African Connections: Dr. Kwame Nkrumah” and “Du Bois in Ghana.”
Tour of the W.E. B. Du Bois Center.
Visit to the Accra Osu Community- the historic migration home of the Ga people and presidential seat of government until 2013.
Visit to the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum- the last resting place of the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. It is dedicated to him for his outstanding campaign to liberate Ghanafrom British colonial rule in 1957.
Visit to the Accra Arts Center- large crafts market with cloth, instruments, furniture, beads, traditional clothing and more.
Dinner, live music and dancing at Chez Afrique.

Day 4:             Saturday, December 30: Resource and Innovation
Drive to Shai Hills Resource Reserve- nature reserve and monkey sanctuary (light walking/hike).
Visit to Cedi Bead Village- renowned traditional Krobo bead production site (lunch included).
Drive back to Accra.

Day 5:             Sunday, December 31: New Years Eve
Free day to visit the beach, go shopping, explore Accra on your own or relax at the hotel.
New Years Eve group dinner.
New Years Eve Celebration to dance in the New Year.

Day 6:             Monday, January 1: Youth, Education and Access
Free morning.
Afternoon Lecture by University of Accra Representative: “Ghana and Access to Higher Education.”
Student Panel- Ghanaian youth will share their experiences with the educational system, the challenges they face and their aims for succeeding in modern Ghana.

Day 7:             Tuesday, January 2: Ancestral Memories
Drive to the Cape Coast of Ghana to visit the Slave Castle/Dungeon.
Libation in Honor of our Ancestors.                          
Visit to One Africa at Cape Coast for reflection on our collective past and its meaning to us today.
Return back to Accra.

Day 8:             Wednesday, January 3: Free Day
Free Day in Accra.
Special Closing Dinner and Ceremony (included).

Day 9:             Thursday, January 4: Departure Day
Travelers depart back to the U.S.

Cost and Payment Plan:

NADOHE MEMBER RATE
$2,200.00 USD Per Person: Installment Plan - Pay overtime May 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017. Costs include double occupancy hotel accommodations in Accra at Labadi Beach Hotel, all breakfasts and listed hosted meals, all scheduled lectures/ museum/ tour entry fees, in-country bus transportation, and guides. Cost does not include RT airfare to and from Accra, travel visa, immunizations, tips, nor meals not indicated.

NON-NADOHE MEMBER RATE
Add an additional $200 per person to the above rate. All proceeds benefit the work of NADOHE.

ADD $700 for single room occupancy.

Tour Organizer:

Dr. Siri Brown, Professor of Ethnic Studies at Merritt College, Oakland, CA and UC Berkeley Dr. Brown has over 10 years of leading educational tours to the Black world. Visit Global Academics for more information on Dr. Brown or contact (510) 649-5664, tours@global-academics.org for inquiries. 

Register by going to: http://www.global-academics.org/register/

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