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Pride of Ghana Travel and Tours: 10-Day Scholastic Exchange Trip to Ghana

Day 1: Arrival in Accra

 

- Morning: Arrive at Kotoka International Airport, Accra.

- Afternoon: Transfer to hotel for check-in and rest.

- Evening: Welcome dinner and orientation session. Meet your tour guides and fellow participants.

 

Day 2: Discover Accra

 

- Morning: Visit the W.E.B. Du Bois Center for Pan-African Culture.

- Afternoon: Explore Independence Square and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.

- Evening: Dinner at a local restaurant featuring traditional Ghanaian cuisine.

 

Day 3: Educational Exchange in Accra

 

- Morning: Visit a local high school for a cultural and academic exchange program.

- Afternoon: Participate in joint classroom activities and sports events with Ghanaian students.

- Evening: Group reflection and discussion about the day's experiences.

 

Day 4: Cultural Sites in Accra

 

- Naming Ceremony

- Morning: Tour the National Museum of Ghana.

- Afternoon: Visit Jamestown, learn about its colonial history, and explore the lighthouse.

- Evening: Dinner and storytelling session with local historians.

Day 5: Travel to Cape Coast

 

- Morning: Travel to Cape Coast in the Central Region.

- Afternoon: Visit Cape Coast Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

- Evening: Check-in at a hotel and enjoy a beachfront dinner.

Day 6: Service Project and Cultural Exchange

 

- Morning: Service Project

- Afternoon: Engage in a cultural exchange with students from a local high school.

- Evening: Dinner with traditional Ghanaian performances.

Day 7: Ashanti Region Adventure

 

- Morning: Travel to Kumasi, the heart of the Ashanti Kingdom.

- Afternoon: Visit the Manhyia Palace Museum and learn about Ashanti history and culture.

- Evening: Dinner at a local restaurant

*Day 8: Immersion in Ashanti Culture

 

- Morning: Tour the Kejetia Market, one of the largest open-air markets in West Africa.

- Afternoon: Visit the Okomfo Anokye Sword site and the Centre for National Culture.

- Evening: Participate in a traditional drumming and dancing workshop.

Day 9: Craft Villages and Return to Accra

 

- Morning: Visit the craft villages of Ntonso (kente weaving) and Adanwomase (adinkra printing).

- Afternoon: Hands-on workshop to create your own kente cloth and adinkra symbols.

- Evening: Travel back to Accra and check-in at the hotel. Farewell dinner and closing ceremony.

Day 10: Departure

 

- Morning: Check out of hotel and transfer to Kotoka International Airport.

- Afternoon: Depart for home with unforgettable memories and new friendships.

Destinations

This itinerary provides a comprehensive and immersive experience for high school students, combining educational exchanges, cultural immersion, and historical exploration in Ghana's Accra, Ashanti, and Central regions.

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