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Ashanti - Homestay Tailor Made Tours

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 - 14 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 99 people
Destination(s): Ghana  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Ecotourism  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1600 US Dollar (USD)

The Insight Travel story begins with Mr. Bob Ashworth, a former Volunteer Services Organization,(VSO) Field director for Ghana. After living in Ghana and realizing that the best way of experiencing Ghana was to be in the company of Ghanaians, he set up Insight Travel in Preston. UK. Insight Travel after 13 years of doing business from the UK has expanded it's activities especially the in country activities in Ghana.

Apart from our standard tours to Ghana,We also offer logistic support such as accommodation, support staff, security etc. for expatriate staff and Ghanaian citizens needing our services. Since 1989 Insight Travel has offered a lot of people of different nationalities the opportunity of staying and enjoying the company of the friendliest people in West Africa. Insight travel organizes tailor made individual holidays and small group tours to basically Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region as well as other parts of Ghana upon request.

Our specialty the home stay package offers you the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of a Ghanaian home on the edge of Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Kumasi is a unique and exciting city, formally the capital of the ancient Ashanti Kingdom. Once described as the "biggest village in Africa", it bustles with cultural activity and is still the seat of the most powerful Ashanti King, the Asantehene. It is also the home of the National Cultural Center; one of the biggest markets in Africa; and a host of skilled craft workers from textiles to goldsmith. The emphasis of the holiday is on meeting people, experiencing the culture and family life and pursuing your personal interests as well.

You are provided with a well-ventilated mosquito-proof room with shared or exclusive sanitary facilities and two mostly Ghanaian meals a day. Your host family helps you see and enjoy all the activities as they happen. Your questions get answered and Ghanaian life begins to make sense to you. Listen to what some of our previous guests wrote in our visitor's book.

"Back on Ghanaian soil after almost 46 years; thank you, Isaac (of M09852), for your patience and gentle courtesy during our long trip together. God bless you and your family". Michael and Jane Dennis, March 20 - 27, 2000 wrote, "Ghanaian hospitality at it's best. For Jane after 20 years away it was a dream comes true to return. For Michael, on his first visit, it was a fascinating new experience. Agnes- your vegetarian Ghanaian food was excellent. Thank you very much." Terry & Kathleen Williams, November 14-27, 2002. Wrote "Excellent holiday, very well organized by Isaac. Mary Mullaney & Daria, November-December, 2002. Wrote " We loved meeting Nana and Maame, they are unforgettable Thank you Maame and Nana. So wonderful to have new friends.. You must experience our packages to add your comments to the growing list.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Orientation to Ashanti. (B) / (D)

Days 2 - 12: Tailor made according to your interest. (B) / (D)

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- The cost per holiday depends on your interests. But a two week holiday on the average costs $1200 per person. This figure takes care of accommodation and two meals a day. Breakfast and Dinner.
- Drumming, culinary, textile, dancing and all other lessons cost about $10 a lesson. You also take care of entry fees and transport around town.
- About $500 should be able to take care of all other expenses depending on your taste and expenditure.

Supplier Information
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Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2003
Client Request Served: 124

M09852 began in the United Kingdom 30 years ago. We offer individual tailor made tours as well as group tours. We are able to fit tours according to the budget of our clients but we also have packaged tours as well. We have partnership arrangements many other vacation companies to handle the Ghana end details of...

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