Welcome to Roots to Glory Tours

Your Passport for Travel to Africa

Each year, thousands of Africans in the Diaspora from the Americas to Europe make the decision to trace their ancestral roots by DNA. For some, it’s difficult and emotional while for others, it serves as a final destination from the journey traveled hundreds of years ago by their ancestors. Finally, they are now able to put closure to the question of “who am I” and “where did I come from?”












Roots to Glory Tours Blog 

Nigeria 2017

On November 8, 2017, we traveled to Nigeria! Each of us in some way searching for answers about our ancestors. Among us were descendants of the Yoruba, Igbo and more ...
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The Cooking Gene – Culinary Heritage Tour 2018

Come with Michael Twitty and Roots to Glory Tours on an 8 night 9-day culinary adventure!! Explore Ghana’s indigenous food traditions, international influences, and connections to the foodways of the ...
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Our Senegal Trip

We traveled to Senegal, the land of the Jollof rice, Thieboudienne, roasted fish and dibi restaurants. It was a very interesting experience getting to know the true Senegalese. We also ...
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Cote D’Ivoire Naming Ceremony

After the success of the African Naming Ceremony for Cote D’Ivoire last year at Le Main Tendu festival in Downtown Silver Spring, we are we once again extending an invitation ...
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African Naming Ceremony – Hampton Virginia

Register today for the African Naming Ceremony which will take place at the African Landing Day events in Hampton, Virginia August 18th – 20th, 2017. The schedule is as follows: ...
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African Royal DNA Project

DNA Tested African Descendants and Roots to Glory Tours have partnered to bring you the African Royal DNA Project. This project is designed to assist Africans in the Diaspora whose ...
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Ode to Ethiopian Airlines…!!!

Ode to Ethiopian Airlines… Before I begin, I should tell you that I travel to Africa, a lot! My travels have taken me to Benin, Cameroon, Ghana and Togo, to ...
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Eri Festival 2016

Another festival which takes place each year is the Eri festival in Aguleri Nigeria. Aguleri is the oldest Igbo village in Nigeria. It is located in Anambra State. ERI FESTIVAL ...
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The Gaen Festival – A Tikar Tradition

The Gaen festival has taken place in Bankim for hundreds of years. It is the mother of the Nguon festival which takes place in Foumban. The Tikar were the great ...
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Nguon Festival 2016

This year’s festival was amazing to say the least. From the music to the dancing to the traditions associated with the Nguon were truly spectacular. Participants came from as far ...
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Roots to Glory Tours – Benin/Togo 2016 was Amazing!!!

A few weeks ago we set out on an amazing journey to Benin/Togo. The history of the people in the three West African countries which share a border are intertwined ...
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