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12 Days Women African Drumming and Dancing Yoga Holiday in Cape Coast, Ghana

Oasis Beach Resort, Victoria Park, Cape Coast, Ghana

Feminine Yoga Holiday Ghana

Reconnect with the wild woman whispering at the heart of your soul. This is the empowering journey you have been silently looking for, a women's soulful travel at the heart of the richest and oldest cultures in the world. Alma Soul & Travel invites you to join the co-founder Paloma on this heart-opening experience into Africa's beats and rhythms while enjoying the festivity vibes of the famous Oguaa Fetu Afahye street festival, volunteering with the Global Mamas NGO, and merging into the Elmina village, friends, and family culture.

Meet the instructors

Paloma Giulia
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Highlights

  • 6 yoga classes
  • 6 days of practice
  • Tours to various attractions
  • Full day volunteer with the kids
  • Naming ceremony and puberty rituals
  • Cooking class and workshops
  • 10 days Drumming & Dancing workshop
  • 11 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


10 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Spanish
Group size: Maximum of 12 participants
Airport transfer included: Kotoka International Airport
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
14:00
Check-out Time:
12:00

Your home for the entire trip is a modest, quiet, and comfortable guest house in Cape Coast city only walking distance from the main markets, beaches, and where all the festivities will be happening during your stay. In your free time, you can wander around to try some of the local delicious restaurants and to meet the welcoming hearts of the people on the streets. This is the most famous city in Ghana well known for its friendly and laid-back vibes, so just relax and enjoy it.

Program

Day 1

  • Pick up at Kotoka International Airport (ACC)
  • 18:00 Welcome gathering and dinner

Day 2

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Workshop - African drumming and dancing 'encounter your wild' and yoga release
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 Cape Coast castle tour and market visit
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 3

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Workshop and yoga release
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 Naming ceremony and Elmina town
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 4

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Workshop and yoga release
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Guided visit to the Fetu Afahye opening festival and free dinner night

Day 5

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Visit to the Dawurampong Village and Nkabom NGO (work with the kids in the garden)
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Traditional cooking class with Appiah's mother at her home in Dawurampong Village
  • 19:00 Dinner with the family

Day 6

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Workshop and yoga release
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Free afternoon and free dinner night

Day 7

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Workshop and yoga release
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 Batiking making workshop with the Global Mama's NGO
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 8

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Full day tour to the Kakum National Park (box lunch included)
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 9

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Workshop and yoga release
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 Head wrapping workshop with the Global Mama's NGO
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 10

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Puberty ritual ceremony - Elmina town
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 18:00 Final presentation
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 11

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Closing gathering
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Free afternoon or festival-closing and free dinner night

Day 12

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Departures and drop off at Kotoka International Airport (ACC)

Included excursions

You will have the opportunity to witness and participate in the Fetu Afahye annual festival run by the people and chiefs of Cape Coast for over a week, which tells the story, celebrates the overcome of a devastating plague thanks to the help of their Gods.

You will experience a full-day visit to the protected Kakum National Park to see some endangered mammals such as forest elephants, bongo antelopes, and primates like the Diana monkey, day trips to the Cape Coast Slave Dungeon and to the Elmina Castle and Heritage walk will help you introduce yourselves more into the history of the city and its people, and a full afternoon spent with Appiah's mother and family while learning how to cook delicious traditional dishes.

Instructors

Paloma Giulia Agliati Hidalgo

Retreat location

Cape Coast is a vibrant fishing port and home to 32 different street festivals with long empty beaches and colorful lively markets.

Food

Traditional fresh meals are cooked locally for you and customized for all your special needs. Prepare to delight yourself by tasting some of the most special and unique flavors and dishes your local friends will make for you every day. They will only use local and fresh ingredients creating beautiful dishes for us to dig into the culture through taste, aroma, and originality. All vegetarian and vegan options are provided.

The following meals are included:

  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea

Things to do (optional)

Shopping & markets guided visits

Fetu Afahye Festival guided visits

Relaxation massage

Spa treatments

Relaxation massage

What's included

  • 6 yoga classes
  • Local experience and cooking class with Appiah's mother at Dawurampong village
  • 2 workshops with the Global Mamas NGO (batiking making and head wrapping)
  • 1 full-day volunteer with the kids at the Nkabom NGO in the Dawurampong village
  • Guided visits to the markets and the Fetu Afahye street festival
  • Full day tour to the Kakum National Park, Cape Coast Slave Dungeon, and the Elmina Castle (entrance ticket included)
  • Ceremonies and rituals (Naming ceremony and puberty ritual)
  • Full African drumming and dancing workshop (instruments provided)
  • 11 nights accommodation
  • Pick up and drop off at Kotoka International Airport (ACC)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) (three free nights)
  • Special gifts
  • Photo and video document package of your journey
  • All help, advice, and smiles during the trip and beyond

What's not included

  • International or internal airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Passport and taxes fee
  • Vaccinations fee
  • Optional activities and personal expenses
  • Meals and alcohol other than specified above
  • Staff tips

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Kotoka International Airport (ACC). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Alma Soul & Travel will pick you up from the airport. This is the closest public and military airport in the Central Region, located in the capital city Accra which is two hours away from Cape Coast city and is the one and only airport where the driver will collect you from. He will be holding a sign with your name on it at the international or national exit door. Any immigration and customs arrangements are your own responsibility. For further information about visas, fees and taxes please go to Immi Ghana.

Airport: Kotoka International Airport Airport transfer included: Kotoka International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 90 days before arrival.

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Arrival: Wednesday August 26, 2020
Departure: Sunday September 6, 2020

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