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FAQs

DO I NEED A PASSPORT

Yes! You need a passport to travel in and out of the United States. It should have 6 months validity which simply means that it should not be set to expire within 6 months of your travel date. If you don’t have one, you can get one a couple of ways. If you are traveling within 2-3 weeks or need to get a foreign visa within 4 weeks, you will need to apply in person at a Department of State Passport Agency. There is an expedite fee that you will have to pay so prepare for that and you’ll also need an appointment and proof of immediate travel too.

 

For more info or where to apply, check out https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/information/where-to-apply.html

 

If you don’t need it as quickly and/or are a first-time applicant, renewing your passport, applying for a 0-17 year old, etc., you can apply in-person, via mail at a Department of State Passport agency or a facility like the Post Office or Court Clerk Office.

 

All of this information can be found at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/information/where-to-apply.html.

Hope this helps!

DO I NEED A VISA AND WHAT IMMUNIZATIONS WILL I NEED?

Yes! In addition to your passport, you also need a visa. A visa is this stamp-like thing that’s placed on your passport which allows you entry and exit for a duration of time into another country not your own. A visa is needed to enter into quite a few countries on the continent. For our trip you will need a “Tourist Visa” for both Ghana and Nigeria. No need to worry though. Your package includes visa processing so we’ll take care of that for you.

Let us know if you need some assistance.

VACCINATIONS & IMMUNIZATIONS

For detailed information on immunization requirements, please refer to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Travelers’ Health website.

 

Ghana requires all entrants to have a copy of their yellow card documenting their Yellow Fever vaccination.

 

When traveling to any destination, you should be up to date on all routine vaccinations. It is recommended that you take prescription Malaria medication before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria. Please speak with your primary care physician or visit a travel clinic about a prescription.

Source: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/nigeria.html

ARE GHANA & NIGERIA SAFE?

Your security is of utmost importance to us. Accra and Lagos, are commercial hubs that are no strangers to foreign travelers and are not listed as areas of concern on the Department of State’s Travel Advisory.

 

Accra welcomes you with its beautiful beaches, monuments, history and traditions. Its rich history and vibrant color is sure to leave an everlasting impression of warm hospitality and rich culture.

 

Lagos serves as the commercial hub and melting pot of Nigeria where people from all over the world travel for business or leisure. The Nigerian people are one of the most hospitable people I have ever seen and you will ever meet. You’ll blend right on in as we shop, dine and explore. Come with an open mind and you’ll be just fine.

WHERE WILL I STAY?
Our guests will stay in a private bed and breakfast located in the heart of Accra and on Lagos Island. Guests will receive complete accommodation information and itinerary upon completed payment and confirmation for The Nigerian Experience. Trust me, it’s going to be nice.
Room options include single or double occupancy. For individuals traveling with their families and seeking a family rate, please email us at info@soculturerich.com
ARE PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE?

Absolutely!

We strive to be accommodating to everyone’s budget and have provided a couple of options for you to choose from. You can pay it all at once for those Big Ballers. However, if you happen to be balling on a budget, monthly payment options are available.We will work with you.

Please note there is a 2.9 processing fee per transaction .

SHOULD I HAVE AN EMERGENCY AND CAN NO LONGER GO, WILL I BE ABLE TO GET A REFUND?

We understand that our intentions start off good but some times life happens and gets in the way. We we want to tell you upfront: all deposited funds are nonrefundable. It’s not that we are trying to keep your money but your deposits mean guarantees that we give for every element of this trip and our vendors do not refund. Hope you understand. Don’t forget there is a 2.9 processing fee per transaction.

 

Are you excited yet? We definitely are and can’t wait for you to have the ultimate Nigerian Experience!

WHEN SHOULD I PURCHASE MY FLIGHT?
When purchasing your flight for The Origin Tour, your date of travel should be slated for December 25th to arrive in Accra on the 26th of December where are all of the fun shall begin. Continue the fun in Lagos on the 31st of December. Please note that flight is not included in your package with the exception of those partaking in the full Origin Tour package. The full Origin Tour includes flight from Ghana to Nigeria. Your stay and activities are slated for the week of December 26th, 2019 through January 4th, 2020. A detailed itinerary will be provided once your payment has been paid in full.

 

WHAT TO PACK

Put away the winter coats and heavy winter boots and pull out all things summer! Both countries lie close to the equator which means sun, sun, sun! Once you are all booked, a detailed itinerary will be emailed to you highlighting dress attire. If you want to get a head start, think dinner, dancing, exploration, beaches and endless photo opps. Don’t forget, of course, you’ll need to pack some sun tan lotion and insect repellent too.

ACTIVITIES

Each day is geared at a different authentic African experience. We will explore the slave castles of Ghana, trek to the point of No Return from both points, traverse National Parks, enjoy authentic Ghanaian & Nigerian cuisine (You can decide whose jollof rice is better) and shop, shop, shop!

There’s something to do everyday and if you just want to chill and go with the flow, that’s an option too. Don’t be told about it!

Come and EXPERIENCE IT YOURSELF!

PACK YOUR BAGS & LET’S EXPLORE!

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