Travelling around this beautiful country is a great way to add to your volunteer experience. There is a wide variety of things to see and do, from exploring the rich culture and castles, swimming in waterfalls, spotting elephants on safari, relaxing on the beaches to climbing the highest mountain in West Africa. Take advantage of free weekends and allow us to show you more of what this country has to offer.
A fantastic weekend away, visit cultural slave castles and learn of Ghana’s dark past and slavery history, Kakum National Park to climb above the trees on the canopy walk and learn of Ghana’s natural resources and the economic, cultural and medicinal values of plants as well as stopping to get friendly with some crocodiles.
The volta region is located in the East of Ghana. Travel across lake Volta to visit a monkey sanctuary. Climb the highest mountain in West Africa, Mount Afadjato to get unrivalled views of Togo and swim in Wli waterfalls.
Mole National Park:
Travel to the north of the country for a small safari experience. Get face to face with elephants, warthogs, deer, baboons and more as well as visiting the oldest mosque in Ghana.
Busua Beach – Takoradie:
The west offers beautiful sand beaches and surf spots for a more relaxing weekend away from the city.
Visit Koforidua to see the infamous triplet palm tree, Boti waterfalls and climb to the top of umbrella rock. A very beautiful area of Ghana.
One of the hightest waterfalls in Ghana and en route to Kumasi – Ghana’s second biggest city. This waterfall is hidden in the forest and is formed by 3 main drops, perfect for a cooling shower!
Visit one of Ghana’s best beaches at Bojo followed by a beach party at Big Milly’s Backyard
Day Trips and Activites:
– Accra Market
– Labadi Beach
– Swimming Pool
– Jamestown Lighthouse and fishing village
– Accra Craft market
– Mini Golf
– Clubs and bars in Osu
– Aburi Gardens