Valerie Anderson

Essential Coordination & Travel

Beyond the Return - Travel to Accra, Ghana

Dec 23, 2021 to Jan 1, 2022
Accra, Ghana
Beyond the Return - Travel to Accra, Ghana 
December 23, 2021 & January 2, 2022
Hosted by Essential Coordination & Travel and Pangea Travel 




Christmas is a magical season of the year and while there’s truth to the notion that there’s no place like home for the holidays, Ghana offers you the unique experience of how much Christmas is celebrated here. This trip will offer the chance for one of the most unforgettable holidays of a lifetime!



Afrochella is a festival designed to highlight & elevate thrilling and thriving millennial talent from and within Africa. The day features a festive celebration of our culture in the form of Art & Fashion Installations, Live painting, The Best of African Cuisine, Live performances.







What's included in this trip:

  • Round-trip airfare to/from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) on South Africa Airways
  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced English-speaking tour guide
  • VIP tickets to Afrochella
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated (breakfast daily)
  • Bottled water per person during the tour



What's not included:

  1. Travel insurance (optional, but highly recommended. Please accept or decline below)
  2. Costs of visas
  3. All activities during NYE Celebration at Accra Polo Club
  4. Gratuity for driver and guide
  5. Meals not listed



Itinerary:

  • Day 1 (Accra): Upon arrival in Accra you will be welcomed, ushered through immigration and customs and transported in a private A/C vehicle to your hotel in Accra. Check in your hotel and relax 
  • Day 2 (Accra): Christmas Day - Afrochella
  • Day 3 (Accra): Accra City Tour
  • Day 4 (Accra): Assin Manso-Cape Coast
  • Day 5 (Accra): Accra-Elmina & Cape Coast Castles
  • Day 6 (Accra):  Cape Coast-Kakum-Accra
  • Day 7 (Accra): Day of leisure, sunbathing at the La Pleasure Beach/Kokrobie Beach
  • Day 8 (Accra): NYE's Celebration Polo Beach Club
  • Day 9 (Accra): Day of leisure for relaxation and individual activities. You will be transferred to the airport in time for check in and your ownward flight to the USA 



Important Notice:

Your passport must have four blank visa pages (two facing pages - two facing pages) for any visas and entry stamps upon arrival in South Africa. (Please make sure the blank pages say “Visa” at the top) If visiting other countries, more will be required. Also, your passport must be valid for six months after the intended date of return from South Africa. ** Only MACHINE READABLE TRAVEL DOCUMENTS (MRTDs) will be accepted to enter South Africa with effect from 24 November 2015. Please note that extended passports won't be accepted any longer. For this reason we advise to check your travel documents. 

Non-refundable Policy: 

$300 Deposit is Non-refundable, NO EXCEPTIONS

Travel Insurance: 

Travel protection is highly recommended. Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. Travel insurance can be purchased separately


Things to Know:

  • Your booking is not confirmed until your initial $300 deposit is received
  • All accommodations will be 1 King bed or 2 beds unless otherwise requested or specified.
  • A valid passport is required for this trip. Please ensure that your passport is valid for more than six month after travel.


Travel Policies:

  • Making reservation for this package signifies your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.
  • All of your payments to Essential Coordination  & Travel, Essential Coordination, LLC and partners are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • Reservations must be made in your FULL NAME as it appears on your valid passport
  • Name changes after reservation will require a fee
  • Monthly payment are required to keep your reservations current
  • You must ensure your roommate, if applicable, is also making timely monthly payments
  • Late payments not received within 30 days of of due date will cancel the trip reservation and forfeit all prior payment amounts
  • Late payment of $50 per person is required the day after final due date unless increased by vendor providing travel services. All late payment requests must be approved by management before the final payment deadline on your account.
  • Cancellations become effective the date after final payment is due. Late payment requests must be received before final payment to be considered.


Travel Package Reservations and Payments:

  • You may pay in full at the time of booking. No future payments will be needed, unless you later modify your reservations.
  • Automatic billing to the credit card listed will occur, therefore; relax know that your future payments will be made automatically. When you book, we'll calculate an evenly divided automatic billing plan for you and you will know in advance the day of every month that your payment will be processed. Your initial deposit is due at the time of booking, and your future payments will be charged according to the schedule you see on your invoice. Automatic billing is available at no charge. You will be responsible for verifying monthly payments have been authorized by your provider. Your reservations can be cancelled after missing one payment.


Travel Package Next Steps:

  • Select your desired package and complete the passenger form
  • Submit your deposit
  • Click "Authorize", complete and submit requested data
  • A receipt and invoice with the remaining balance and a credit card authorization form will be emailed to you
  • You will receive a monthly reminder to submit all monthly payments via a personalized payment link
  • Monthly payments will be automatically processed by the Essential Coordination & Travel using your credit card authorization form on the date or within 5 business days of the date as indicated in your authorization
  • Travel documents will be emailed to you within 2 weeks of your scheduled departure

Available Packages

Beyond the Return Package - DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
Available until August 20, 2021

$5,195.00
Deposit: $300.00

Package Includes:

Round-trip airfare from Washington Dulles International Airport - South Africa Airways

Accommodations - Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel & Ridge Royal Hotel

Afrochella VIP Ticket

Cost is based on double occupancy ( King or Double Beds) - (Single Room Supplement available)

Max room capacity 2 people

$300 Deposit - NON-REFUNDABLE

50% due by May 20, 2021

100% due by August 20, 2021

Beyond the Return Package - SINGLE OCCUPANCY
Available until August 20, 2021

$6,145.00
Deposit: $300.00

Package Includes:

Round-trip airfare from Washington Dulles International Airport - South Africa Airways

Accommodations - Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel & Ridge Royal Hotel

Afrochella VIP Ticket

Cost is based on double occupancy ( King or Double Beds) - (Single Room Supplement available)

Max room capacity 2 people

$300 Deposit - NON-REFUNDABLE

50% due by May 20, 2021

100% due by August 20, 2021