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GHANA HOMECOMING

June 25 - July 3, 2023
Hosted by African Roots Travel (ART)

Disclaimer: FSUBA members and friends are encouraged to join us on this trip, but it is not hosted by FSU or FSUBA (it is hosted by African Roots Travel).  The FSUBA is not positioned to assume any liabilities or insurance costs associated with sponsoring international travel.

The Florida State University National Black Alumni recognizes the importance of culturally relevant travel and exploration!  The historical significance of Ghana cannot be overlooked or denied, and we are happy to present this opportunity hosted by African Roots Travel to visit the Motherland in 2023!

Tour Information

Tour Price

Single Occupancy  $5500 pp

Double Occupancy $4100 pp

Tour Deposit

A $500 deposit will be due by August 19, 2022, to secure your spot. Limited Ghana Homecoming Tour spots are available.

Payment Plans

A monthly installment plan will be created after FSUBA members submit their tour deposits. Monthly payment links will be emailed to the group members from ART admin partner Showtime Travel based in Atlanta, GA which collects all payments at www.showtimetravel.com.

Credit card authorization is available for group members who prefer automatic payment.

Travel Insurance

ART encourages all group members to purchase emergency travel insurance covering unexpected emergencies such as flight cancellations/delays, medical emergencies, or unforeseen incidents on the trip.

Cancellation Policy

Due to relationships with Ghana Vendors, ART pays for all tour events excursions & events

In advance to guarantee professional quality service and expectations are met. Unfortunately, these relationships don’t allow ART to offer refunds on tour fees. Tour payments are 100 % nonrefundable.

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Ghana Homecoming Itinerary

A detailed itinerary will be provided to all FSUBA members as soon as they submit their deposit.

The following events will be included in the tour:

  • Welcome to Ghana Dinner

  • Cape Coast/El Mina Dungeon Tours

  • FSUBA Wreath Laying in Slave Cell

  • Assin Manso Last Bath Visit

  • Makola Market Tour

  • Traditional Naming Ceremony

  • FSUBA Group Photo Shoot

  • Tentative Meetings Ghana Government Official

  • Grand Durba/Welcome Reception by Sempe Mantse Chief

  • Ghana Family Day

  • Traditional Drum Dance Class/Ankara Headwrap Class

  • School Community Outreach Project/FSUBA Tech Center Donation

  • Baby Like Me Doll Day (Seminole Edition)

  • Doing Business in Ghana Seminar

  • Aqua Safari Resort Day

Travel Requirements

  • Valid passport (6 months from expiration)

  •  Apply for a Ghana travel visa

  • Get immunizations required for Ghana travel

  • Follow COVID-19 protocols

Air Travel

Flights are not included in the tour price.

ART is currently working to schedule a group flight for all FSUBA members with Delta Airlines once after the deposit deadline.

Nonstop Delta Flights depart from JFK Airport (JFK) at 11:45 pm EST to Kotoko Airport (ACC) at 2:25 pm the next day. Nonstop flights to Ghana are approximately 14 Hours.

Expedited airport checkout and ground transport airport pickup and dropoff will be available for all FSUBA Group Members who have registered for Ghana Homecoming

Hotel Information

During the tour, FSUBA members will stay at the following hotels which all the modern amenities and comfort you desire.

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Disclaimer: FSUBA members and friends are encouraged to join us on this trip, but it is not hosted by FSU or FSUBA (it is hosted by African Roots Travel).  The FSUBA is not positioned to assume any liabilities or insurance costs associated with sponsoring international travel.