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Discover Ghana Tours can make all the arrangements for your stay in Ghana.

We will personally arrange your customised trip to include your chosen activities and places of interest.

We can arrange links with Ghanaian Schools, Universities, Church groups

The African Roots experience tour will provide a memorable tour for those who want to find out more about the Diaspora 

When to Go ? The climate

Ghana has a tropical climate. Day time temperatures are hot!

The rainy seasons are in May-June and September in the South with a longer rainy season in the North. July, August and the beginning of October will be showery

 

Planning your Trip

Just give us an outline for your trip and we can help you arrange the final itinerary

Costs for school trips are usually for transport and hotel, breakfast and evening meal

A Guide to Costs

Final Costs will depend on

· the number of people

· the number of days in Ghana

· the distance travelled

· accommodation arrangements

· We usually give 1 free place for 10 people travelling in a group

As an example a 10 day student trip for a minimum of 10 people would be £420—£500 depending on where you go and the hotels chosen.

The African Heritage Experience is more expensive as internal flights are included

Transport in Ghana

Discover Tours will organise your trip in Ghana

· We will meet you at the airport

· Arrange all your accommodation and travel.

· Provide you with minibuses and driver for your trip

 

Booking UK School Trips and Group visits

To provide the necessary insurance cover and Bonding arrangements UK Group Bookings will be made through a UK based specialist company called The Travel Adventure

Flights

You will need to book your own flights but please discuss this with us.

From the UK: BA fly daily from Heathrow .

The flight takes 6 hrs and is direct to Accra.

No jet lag as Ghana is GMT

Bookings can be made through The Travel Adventure www.thetraveladventure.co.uk

 

From Europe: Direct flights to Accra with several European carriers eg KLM, Alitalia,Lufthansa and South African Airways

From USA: Ghana Airways direct, other airlines via Europe

Other Important Information

Visas:          Visas are required from your local Ghana High Commission

Health:        Yellow fever certificates are required.  Other vaccinations will be recommended by your doctor.

                       It is advisable to take anti Malaria tablets

Insurance:   Please ensure that you have adequate Health & repatriation insurance

School Partnership Links

Uckfield Community College A detailed account of their link with Armed Forces School

www.uctc.e-sussex.sch.uk

 

Hazelwick School

www.hazelwick.w-sussex.sch.

Wildlife and Community Projects

 

Birds. Reports from around the world.

www.birdtours.co.uk

 

Bird Life International

www.birdlife.org

 

Butterflies

Ghana Butterfly Diversity Project

iz.carnegiemnh.org/GhanaBFly

Butterflies of Ghana

http://butterflies.bcghana.org 

 

 

Community Projects

Buoyem

www.un.org/esa/sustdev/success.htm

More information about Ghana

These Ghana Web Site will allow you not only to find out more about Ghana but you can read the local news and find out what is happening on a daily basis.

Ghana based website   www.ghanaweb.com  .    

 

African website  www.africaonline.com.gh .

 

BBC Information on Ghana www.bbc.co.uk

Planning Your Trip

Visas: Ghana High Commission London

www.ghana-com.co.uk

Information and download a visa form.

 

Ghana High Commission World Wide addresses

www.gattagh.com/missions.html

 

Health: Masta

www.masta.org Get up to date information on vaccinations and health risks

 

General Advice on Travelling:

www.fco.gov.uk   British Foreign Office

 

Flights:

Group Bookings

www.thetraveladventure.co.uk

 

British Airways  www.british-airways.com 

KLM Airways     www.klm.com 

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