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Welcoming Ghana

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26 Oct to 07 Nov 2019 - GOOD AVAILABILITY

Holiday Highlights

  • Learning about the kingdom of Ashanti’s history and tradition through its crafts and people
  • Discovering the meanings of the symbols used on Divine chocolate wrappers
  • Using the greeting “Pa Pa Paa” (“Best of the best“)
  • Meeting the producers of Traidcraft’s FairPalm in their Clean & Fair household range
  • Relaxing on the stunning beaches of the Gold Coast

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Depart UK Arrive into Accra and transfer to our accommodation  
2 Accra to Asuom Sightseeing tour of Accra B L  
3 Asuom Meet with Traidcraft's partners Serendipalm B L  
4 Asuom to Kumasi Meet members of Kuapa Kokoo who part own Divine Chocolate B L  
5 Kumasi Meet farming communities & projects benefitting from the Fairtrade premium B L  
6 Kumasi Learn more about the Ashanti Kingdom B L  
7 Kumasi Visit to different craft villages B L  
8 Kumasi to Elmina Travel to the coast in the Central Region of Ghana B L  
9 Elmina Enjoy a cooking demonstration and a walking tour of the market and harbour B L  
10 Elmina to Accra Visit to Global Mamas fair trade shop and batik workshop B L  
11 Accra Visit to Trashy Bags workshop B L  
12 Accra to Akosombo Enjoy a sightseeing river cruise. Farewell dinner B D  
13 Depart Visit to a Fairtrade banana farm. Overnight flights back to UK B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

Ghana is often described as “Africa’s friendliest country” and as we enjoy the country's natural beauty, history and culture we can expect a warm “AKWAABA!” everywhere we go.

 

After exploring the capital Accra we travel north to visit Traidcraft partners Serendipalm to see how the palm oil in Traidcraft's Clean & Fair household cleaning range is produced. Moving further north, we spend time with Kuapa Kokoo and the farmers who not only grow the cocoa for Divine Chocolate but also own a majority share in the company. We'll learn about cocoa production and visit projects funded by the Fairtrade premium.

 

In Kumasi, at the heart of the Ashanti region, we gain an insight into Ghana’s cultural heritage before heading back to the coast where we learn about the history of the slave trade with a visit to Cape Coast Castle Museum. On our return to Accra we see recycled products being made by Trashy Bags and then head out to visit Fairtrade banana growers and enjoy a river cruise in the Volta region.


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Holiday Summary

Duration:
13 days
Prices From:
£2,495
Estimated flight price
£600
Estimated visa cost:
£60

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Insurance:
£100.00
Insurance:
£100.00
Donation to Traidcraft's Environmental Fund:
£24.45
Donation to Traidcraft's Environmental Fund:
£24.45

Holiday Details

All accommodation in hotels and guesthouses with en-suite facilities

65% meals provided

3 long road transfers

1 sightseeing boat trip

6 producer visits including 1 Traidcraft supplier and 2 Kuapa Kokoo visits

1 development project

7 tourist visits

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Ghana Top 9 KuapaChristine joined our Meet the People Tour to Ghana with Traidcraft in November 2017. Combining her tour with an opportunity to visit her church’s Twinning Partners, Christine shares her experiences of meeting Fairtrade producers. I have bought Fairtrade products for some time, and was interested to see how Fairtrade goods are produced, and to learn more … Continue reading "Why Buy Fairtrade? Christine reports from Ghana"

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