Dates: Saturday, June 30th - Sunday, July 8th, 2018
to avoid missing any activities Flights should arrive early on the 30th and leave late on the 8th.
Capacity: There are only 7 spots left for travelers.
travel day - June 29th
If you're traveling from outside Africa, you'll want to leave Friday, June 29th to make it in time!
DAY 1 - June 30th
After landing at Kotoka Airport, Accra our private Girls Trip shuttle will take you to the 4-star hotel. Your digs for the stay is a full service hotel in the heart of Accra with a mix of modern architecture and traditional accents. In the evening we’ll gather for a welcome dinner with tastes of authentic Ghanaian cuisine for your official 'Akwaaba.'
day 2 - July 1st
Wake up to a continental breakfast at the hotel. Then get ready to be immersed in the hustle and bustle of Accra with a private bus tour hosted by a special guide. We will return to the hotel for a fun pool party.
Last, we'll introduce you to some local influencers over dinner at the popular Sky Bar 25.
day 3 - july 2nd
Today, we meet 15 ambitious girls learning to code at the Soronko Academy! We will match you with your mentees and facilitate a Hackathon. This is a chance to learn about the girls you'll be supporting over the next week, but also your fellow travelers.
Lunch will be catered at the academy and female founders from around the city will be invited for a mixer. The rest of the day will be spent touring Accra's tech hubs with a stop at MEST Ghana for some networking.
Later, it's dinner at Chez Clarisse, a popular francophone restaurant.
day 4 - july 3rd
You can sleep off the wine on our drive to Cape Coast where we'll visit Elmina Castle & Cape Coast Castle (U.N. world heritage sites), as well as other slave history monuments. We will have lunch at Mable's Table with some American returnees.
On the way back to Accra, we will stop at Sankofa Beach, where you can enjoy the amenities or chill in a hammock. Later, enjoy a three-course barbecue dinner al fresco with a special host.
day 5 - july 4th
It's a free day folks! Sleep in or explore the town on your own terms. We'll give you our '24hrs in Accra' Guide. The choice of where to go and who with is all yours. We have some guides who want to show you around one-on-one - if you're willing.
Enjoy a spa night in with our wellness gift bag filled with local beauty rest and relaxation treats.
day 6 - july 5th
Today's all about art and fashion. We will visit local art galleries, shop at boutiques and an open air market with a stylist. This is definitely the day to learn about local artisans and brands, as well as get gifts to take home!
Lunch and activities at the Soronko Academy with our mentees.
Dinner at Buka, then we head over to Republic for a relaxing Sip & Paint activity. Hopefully you'll take home a masterpiece!
Day 7 - july 6th
Chale, it's photoshoot day! Today, we rest up and get glam courtesy of selected African designers and pose for portraits against breathtaking natural backdrops.
Day 8 - july 7th
You'll have the morning to get packed. By 11am we'll head to Midunu to meet our mentees and several local industry leaders for the official launch of our year-round mentoring program: Girls MAP.
After the celebrations, we'll head to Aqua Safari Resort for an overnight excursion to end the trip in the midst of wildlife. Dinner will be provided.
day 9 - july 8th
Now, it's off to the airport in our private Girls Trip shuttle to catch your evening flights home. As your plane takes off, close your eyes and let all the memories from the last week sink in.
Note: Items on this itinerary may be subject to change.
Double occupancy room* + daily breakfast
Tours, excursions, and activities
All listed meals
Memories captured by personal photographer and videographer
Curated Ghanaian artisan swag bags
Flight, visa, insurance, and some meals NOT included.
* Hotel is 4-star. Single occupancy room available upon request.