Travel Suggestions

Insurance

  • Medical/travel insurance is compulsory.
  • Ghana music tours does not take responsibility for individual's travel insurance.

Vaccinations

  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required to enter Ghana.
  • Other vaccinations and anti-malarial medication advice should be obtained from consultation with your travel medicine doctor.

Visas and Money

  • Entry visas should be obtained from the Ghana high commission/embassy in your country of residence.
  • In terms of converting money, there are bank machines that accept debit cards.
  • Credit card cash advances are available at major banks but they can take a long time.
  • U.S. cash offers a good exchange rate at the Forex bureaus.

Other Ways to Prepare

  • Suggested items to bring with you will be made available following registration.
  • Music recordings by Mustapha Tettey Addy provide a good sample of traditional drumming from Ghana.
  • An excellent, insightful book on Ghanaian/African culture is African Rhythm and African Sensibility by John Miller Chernoff.