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Dip to the Motherland and feel the beat of Accra with an amazing crew!

Accra, Ghana

August 13-19, 2022
7 days / 6 nights

Made for open-minded souls ready to dive into the best of Ghana.

Vacation in paradise.

Make rare lifelong friends.

Celebrate and enjoy life.

Trip Details

Overview

Dipaways is taking you on an unforgettable trip to Accra, one of West Africa’s most vibrant cities. Our exciting (and one-of-a-kind) trip is designed to show a different side of Ghana. Together we’ll explore bustling markets, cook authentic food with locals, visit a local village and school, and receive our African name at a traditional naming ceremony. We’ll also dive into the emotional history of the West African slave trade, take African dance and drum lessons, trek to hidden waterfalls, enjoy a peaceful boat ride the river, and escape to beautiful beaches together. So let’s dip away to Ghana and see Accra like never before!

What's included?

Your trip includes beautiful luxury accommodations, exclusive and intentionally designed activities, delicious meals taste-tested by our team, private ground transportation (including pre-set airport transfers), a knowledgeable trip host, a talented photographer, plus a few surprises! Our trips do not include flights, passport or visa fees (if applicable), vaccinations, or travel insurance.

A travel visa and proof of yellow fever vaccine are required for entry to Ghana for all American citizens.

Types of activities

The perfect mix of culture, adventure, and relaxation.

Below is a sample itinerary. Our trips include exclusive activities that we don’t list online. Your final itinerary will be sent closer to your departure date.

Day 1 

Akwaaba! Welcome to Ghana. Grab your bags and meet our drivers. Your trip host will be waiting at your beautiful, carefully selected hotel. Take some time to refresh and relax. Later we’ll take you out for an authentic West African welcome dinner!

Day 2

Let’s dive into the culture! First, we’re hitting the iconic Makola Market where you’ll quickly immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of Ghana’s largest open-air market. After getting a glimpse into everyday life for locals, we’ll head to a local Ghanaian family’s home for an intimate cooking experience.

Day 3

Today we’re visiting a local village where you’ll be welcomed by its paramount chief and elders. You’ll spend the day learning secret customs and even participate in a traditional naming ceremony. We’ll enjoy lunch together before traveling back to Accra. Later we’ll gather for an energizing dinner loved by locals!

Day 4

Now’s your chance to discover Ghana at your own pace. You can hit Accra’s bustling Osu Oxford Street, soak up the African sun at Labadi Beach, or relax and take a dip in the pool! Your trip host and our local partners can help with suggestions or assist with arrangements. 

Day 5

You can’t experience West Africa without revisiting its past. Today we’ll travel to the slave castles and dungeons of Ghana. A painful history will unfold as we explore the region’s connection to the slave trade and racism today. After a much-needed peaceful and relaxing lunch by the water, we’ll head back to Accra where the evening is yours!

Day 6

After breakfast, you’ll have the morning free relax or finish any last-minute shopping. In the afternoon, we’ll visit a local youth center where you’ll learn to dance and play the drums like a true Ghanaian. Later we’ll gather for a truly one-of-a-kind dinner prepared especially for us!

Day 7

It’s our final day together, for now! After breakfast, you can hang out or explore until the time our drivers take you to the airport. 

Includes 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners

Payment Options

We offer two payment options – Automatic monthly payments or paying in full. For flexible monthly payments, a non-refundable deposit is required for the first payment. You can always securely manage your payments online or reach out.

Getting There

The best option is to fly into Kotoka International Airport (ACC) where our drivers will pick you up. You should aim to land before 3 PM but no biggie if you need to arrive a little later.

Health & Safety

Your health and safety have always been our highest priority. We closely monitor all guidelines and communications from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with regional authorities. We’ve also enhanced trip safety measures and regularly clean during our trips. If needed, we will communicate any special requirements regarding your trip via email.

Starting at $2800

Book now with a $420 deposit and flexible monthly payments or pay in full to save $100!

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