FAQs

Q:  Do I have to have drummed before?
A:   
No. Any level of experience is welcome, participation optional. 

Q:  Do I have to have danced before?
A:  
No. Any level of experience is welcome, participation optional.

Q:  What is the accomodation like?
A:  We will be staying in the relaxed cosy atmosphere of hostels, which have spacious shared rooms.

Q:  Can I stay longer in Ghana if I want?
A:  
Yes.  This will only affect your international travel date, and therefore group airfare.  It’s up to you whether to join us for either the outward or return flights.  Check the “Travel Requirements” page.

Q:  Will I need a drum on the tour?
A:  
Yes! Your own beautiful carved djembe will await you on arrival in Ghana (included in the tour price, and yours to keep forever).

Q:  What other expenses are there on the tour, and not included in the tour price?
A:  
Other expenses include bottled water, soft drinks & lunches - plus any extra souvenirs you might like. Extra individual lessons for drum/dance and other instruments.

Q:  Do we travel on the tour or stay in one place?
A:  
Yes, we do some internal travel within Ghana. We travel to the Volta, Ashanti & Cape Coast regions in the comfort of an air conditioned bus.

Q:  Will my cell phone work in Ghana?
A:  
Yes, probably.  We will use our own phones to keep in touch with home, and with each other.  We will have a few local pre-pay cell phones available, in case you have problems with your own.

Q:  Can I post pictures of my trip to Facebook? 
A:  
Yes! Agoo Hostel in Accra, where we stay the most, has reliable wi-fi available. 

Q:  Is there anything I can bring to gift to people?
A:  
Yes, in particular shoes, clothes, writing materials, toys & books.  The choice is yours, and is optional.  Emirates has a 30kg baggage allowance.

Q:  How do I get my drum back to NZ?
A:  We will organise some shipping container space, to ship our djembes (and any other large souvenirs) back to NZ by sea.  This price of shipping is not included in the tour price, and will be a lovely addition to your experience after you get home…!

Q:  Can I get lessons on other instruments?
A:  
Yes, individual lessons on a variety of other instruments  can be arranged (at additional cost) e.g. kpanlogo, dunun, talking drum, balafon, as well as djembe.


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