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Tour Ghana with me from Friday, September 8, 2023, to Monday, September 18, 2023

Join Queen Mother Valerie Papaya Mann in exploring the culturally rich rituals of her Akwamu Cultural Clan. Visit slave dungeons where ancestors were held before being shipped out to all parts of the world. Step into the home of W. E. B. Dubois. Marvel at the great memorial of Kwame Nkrumah. Learn how Kente cloth is woven and the Adinkra cloth is made. Visit the colorful marketplaces where local folk art and other collectibles are sold.

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what's included
  • Roundtrip airfare to and from Washington, DC Dulles International Airport
  • Extensive intra-country travel
  • Complimentary breakfast daily
  • Safely and professionally escorted by a trained, bonded & licensed reputable tour guide at all times
  • Visits to authentic African villages to mingle with the children, elders and others
  • Ground transportation on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach bus
  • Visits to monumental, landmark sites, events and shows
  • Stay in 3-4 star full-service hotels, one located on a beautiful sandy beach another on the lovely Volta River (all hotels have air-conditioned rooms, private baths, cable TV; telephone, restaurants and swimming pools)
  • Visit African Americans who relocated to Ghana and now have called Ghana their home
  • Exclusive planned audience with traditional African Royalty & Families
  • Shop in wood carving, crafts & clothing villages, buy direct from artisans
  • Cultural Arts Show with a traditional African Feast and live entertainment
  • Visit national parks, Historical castles, Artist Alliance Gallery
  • Visit the prestigious campus of The University of Ghana
  • Go dancing to live high-life and contemporary music bands
  • Have a home-cooked traditional meal at the residence of a friend
  • Attend a local church to worship on a Sunday, if you wish
  • Be wowed by a full day boat cruise on The Akosombo River, featuring an extensive bar-b-que food menu, a live hip-life band and dancing to the popular music with a lively Ghanaian crowd

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The tour organizer, Valerie Papaya Mann has traveled to Ghana for the past 22 years, and lived there for almost 5 years. Having organized numerous tour groups over the years, she has taken more than 300 people to The Motherland. She is enstooled (been ceremoniously bestowed a royal family title and responsibilities) as a Queen Mother amongst The Akwamu Traditional Indigenous People. She has spearheaded many philanthropic projects that included building toilets for a school; led medical missions of doctors and nurses to Ghana who treated almost a thousand patients; has personally and through groups donated thousands of dollars’ worth of school supplies, computers and clothing to those in need.