Ghana Service Learning and West African Exploration Tour
- Volunteer in local schools and local villages, working in restoration and light construction
- Visit local villages and communities and learn new skills from locals
- Visit Hohoe, hike and climb the Wli Waterfalls
- Visit Cape Coast and Kakum National Park
- Volunteer in local orphanages and hospitals
- Participate in cultural immersion activities with local families and students
- Explore the city of Accra and shop for local artifacts and souvenirs
A unique culture, warm locals, meaningful service projects, new challenges and friendships on the other side of the world.
Bring your students into a challenging and totally new environment. Watch how they develop and grow in front of your eyes!
Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your groups desires and needs.
Day 1 - Travel to Ghana
Depart on your group overnight flight to Accra, Ghana.
Days 2 - 3 - Cape Coast
You will be greeted in Accra by your Evolve guide and private bus. Travel to Cape Coast to explore the beauty of Kakum National Park. Learn some basic language and culture and get acclimated to our new home for the next few weeks.
Days 4 - 7 - Prampram
Check into our beachside hotel and begin our volunteer project with local schools and nearby villages. Students will have a chance to work on painting, fixing buildings and interacting with local children.
Days 8 - 9 - Hohoe
Welcome to Hohoe! Here we will visit the Wli Waterfalls, which are the tallest in Ghana. These waterfalls are situated in Agumatsa Wildlife Sanctuary near the Wli Village on the Togolese border. In the local villages, we will interact with different communities and learn various skills such as basket weaving and other local trades.
Day 10 - Travel to Ho
Visit the monkey sanctuary at Tafi-Atome and later travel to Ho where we will spend the next two days working on another community service project.
Day 11 - Tsito
Today we will have a chance to volunteer our time at a local orphanage in Tsito-Awudome where we will have various team projects to work on. Projects may include light construction, fixing and painting.
Day 12 - Accra
Depart for Accra and do some last minute shopping at a local village. Spend the night in Accra.
Day 13 - Homeward Bound
Depart for home after an amazing community trip to Ghana together!
AirfareRoundtrip group airfare to Accra, stop(s) en route
Van/BusPrivate coach transportation as needed for duration of tour
CommunitiesStay in private, secure, comfortable community accommodations throughout Ghana
HotelsCentrally located, student-friendly hotels
Three meals a day included in tour. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants & communities serving authentic cuisine sufficient for all appetites.
Ghana was the first Sub-Saharan African country to achieve independence from colonialism in 1957.