Volunteer and Travel Program

This is a great option when you only have a couple of weeks available and you want to make the most of your time. It combines a week or two of volunteering with a week of travelling and sightseeing.

 

Volunteer placements include:

(Placement availability will vary)

You will stay with a host family during this time.

 

The travel itinerary emphasizes culture and eco-tourism. Accommodation is in comfortable but simple guesthouses rather than luxury resorts, helping to keep the tour affordable.

Inquire about upcoming dates

or book your own date (min. 3 people)

 

Itinerary

Cost: $500 per person for 2 weeks, $750 for 3 weeks*

 

Price includes:

 

Volunteering Program

  • Airport pickup and overnight accommodation in Accra

  • Meals in Accra

  • Transportation to placement

  • Accommodation, including 2 meals per day, with host family

 

Travel Program

  • Admission to all tourist sites

  • Accommodation

  • Transportation

  • Drop-off at airport

 

*Meals not included during travel program – we recommend you budget $200 for food

Volunteer Program

 

Day 1: Arrive in Accra, stay overnight

Day 2: Travel to placement location in Ashanti Region

Day 3 to end: Volunteer at placement; stay with host family

 

Travel Program

 

Day 1: Mountain hike and visit to caves near Nsuta

 

Day 2: Adanwomase: a traditional kente village where you can learn about kente weaving and tour the chief’s palace, traditional shrine and cocoa farm

 

Day 3: Kumasi: Visit the Cultural Centre where traditional crafts are on display. Manhyia Palace Museum, the former palace of the Asantehene, or king of the Ashanti people. Central Market, the largest open-air market in West Africa.

 

Day 4: Lake Bosumtwi, the largest natural lake in Ghana. Choice of horse riding, cycling, hiking, swimming, or relaxing by the lake.

 

Day 5: Cape Coast: Visit Cape Coast Castle, a former slave castle that is now a museum. An evening of drumming and dancing

 

Day 6: Kakum National Park: Rainforest canopy walk consisting of 7 suspension bridges. Lunch in Cape Coast and travel to Accra

 

Day 7: Departure: Visit to Labadi Beach in Accra if your flight leaves in the afternoon or evening

Register or find out more information here.

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