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Guaranteed Departures

Guaranteed Departures

Afrochella & Edina Bronya, the Ghana Holiday Experience – 8 Day

While there is some truth to the notion that there’s no place like home for the holidays, Ghana offers you the unique experience of home- away-from home during this magical holiday season.. This tour offers the opportunity for a most unforgettable holiday season.

HISTORIC RETURN OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

In August 2019, exactly 400 years after the arrival of the first recorded landing of a slave ship in Virginia, which saw the acceleration of the horrendous Middle Passage, hundreds of descendants of former enslaved Africans will make a triumphant return to the land of our ancestry.

Dak‘Art & St Louis Jazz Festival – April 2020

The Dakar Biennale (Dak'Art festival) is a major contemporary art exhibition that takes place once every two years in Dakar, Senegal. Join us for this amazing display of talent from across Africa, alongside the world renowned St. Louis Jazz Festival; with Jazz Musicians from around the world in Saint Louis, Senegal, a town bursting with French colonial charm. Visit Dakar, Senegal's Capital City, with its vibrant markets, historical museums, the famous Goree Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to 'The Door of no Return" and the curiously colored Pink Lake.

Ghana Spring Special, 8 Days

This special tour of Ghana includes visits to craft villages in the ancient Ashanti Kingdom, slave castles on the Cape Coast, and major sites in Accra.

St-Louis International Jazz Festival, 8 Days

This 8 day tour features the St-Louis International Jazz Festival in charming St-Louis, Senegal which was once the capital of French West Africa. The tour also includes excursions to Goree Island, Pink Lake and Dakar.

Panafest Celebration in Ghana- 10 Days

PANAFEST-- the Pan-African Historical Theatre Festival is just around the corner! This event is held every two years in Ghana to celebrate the history, culture and unity of the Ghanaian people. Since its inception in 1992, Panafest themes have reflected the political, social and economic advancement of Africa. Panafest is held every two years to encourage learning about the history of Africa using traditional arts and culture. Panafest attracts a diverse assembly of people - ranging from political leaders, eminent personalities and intellectuals - to entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists and vacationers. Central to the celebration are major international performing and visual artists from across Africa.

Explore Senegal & The Gambia, 10 Days

Explore Senegal and The Gambia for 10 days on this fascinating tour. Highlights of this tour include Goree Island, Pink Lake, Juffureh and relaxing at Saly Beach Resort. Also visit the vibrant markets and national monuments in Dakar and Banjul.

Historic Egypt & Ghana, 12-Days

Explore famous historic sites in Egypt and Ghana. Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquites in Cairo, The Great Pyramids in Giza, and the ancient city of Alexandria. Tour the slave castles in Cape Coast and the ancient Ashanti Kingdom in Ghana.

Ghana, Togo & Benin Including the Annual Ouidah Voodoo Festival – Jan 2020

In 1996 the government of Benin decreed that Voodoo was an official voodoo a religion practiced by more than 60% of Benin's over 10 million residents.

For millions of Beninese, voodoo is an integral part of everyday life. It does have a dark side – and you cannot avoid the many voodoo dolls riddled with pins and nails. Ouidah is the spiritual capital of voodoo and was once a major slave-trading post

On January 10 every year ceremonies and festivities take place on the beach near the monument dedicated to the Place of No Return. Thousands of voodoo believers and adherents gather in Ouidah, the historic centre of voodoo religion to receive blessings from Ouidah’s voodoo chief. This is one of Benin’s most colorful and spectacular events.

The celebrations begin when the supreme voodoo priest slaughters an animal, usually a goat to honor the spirits. This is followed by singing, chanting, dancing, beating of drums and drinking of various spirits usually gin. The area is temporarily Benin’s yearly Woodstock.