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
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
Wildlife and Community Projects
Birds. Reports from around the world.
Bird Life International
Ghana Butterfly Diversity Project
Butterflies of Ghana
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
Information and download a visa form.
Ghana High Commission World Wide addresses
www.masta.org Get up to date information on vaccinations and health risks
General Advice on Travelling:
www.fco.gov.uk British Foreign Office
British Airways www.british-airways.com
KLM Airways www.klm.com