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Travel around Ghana as a group with our local team

As with everything in life though it pays to be organised. So if you plan on seeing Ghana on one of our amazing weekend trips and would like to be guaranteed a place please book well in advance of travel.

 You can simply add this weekend trip when applying for any programme in Ghana under ‘Optional Extras’. If you’ve already signed up for one of our volunteer programmes in Ghana and would like to add this weekend trip, then please email us – hello@themightyroar.co.uk. Please note that places on our weekend trips are non-refundable and non-transferable.

We operate a number of amazing weekend trips every month that allow you to explore the country as a group with your new-found friends. The structured itinerary will allow you to make the most of your free time and we have maximised time to provide you with something different and exciting every day. 

A member of our local team who knows the country inside out, will accompany you throughout the trip. Not only will you get to share all of their knowledge, but the trip will be even more enjoyable and safe.

Exploring Cape Coast weekend trip

Only £149pp - Includes transport, accommodation, all meals and entrance fees

The Exploring Cape Coast weekend trip offers you the chance to explore this colourful fishing town, learn about its harrowing history and walk up high in the treetops at Kakum National Park.

One of the most famous locations in West Africa and one of Africa’s most culturally significant spots, Cape Coast is known for its major role in the slave trade industry. Offering an experience like no other, you will head off on a guided tour around Elmina Castle where you will encounter the dark dungeons and walk the path that many slaves did through the door of no return. 

As a group we will explore everything this incredible part of Ghana has to offer, including:

  • Learning about Ghana's harrowing slave trade history with a guided tour at Elmina Castle
  • Encountering the dark dungeons and walking the same path slaves did through the door of no return
  • Walking through the rainforest treetops suspended 40 metres in the air at Kakum National Park in search of wildlife
  • Enjoying a delicious meal surrounded by crocodiles at Hans Cottage
  • Taking part in a traditional drumming lesson, cookery class or batik tie die workshop (optional extra)
  • Relaxing at Oasis Beach Resort as the sun sets
  • Experiencing the colourful fishing boats and hustle and bustle of Cape Coast

This is your chance to learn all about the history of Ghana and experience the more touristy town of Cape Coast. With so many activities planned and many new places to visit, this is the perfect way to spend your weekend! For a full break down of each day as well as information about start dates, accommodation, meals and transport, please click more details below.

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Nzulezo stilt village & wildlife weekend trip

Only £159pp - Includes transport, accommodation, all meals and entrance fees

Explore the diversity of Ghana's landscapes by spending time at a unique stilt village, walking through the dense rainforests in search of wildlife and staying at an eco camp right on the beach (where nesting turtles frequent!). Not only this, but you'll learn about it's history and local traditions with many planned activities like drumming and dancing, palm wine tapping and visiting a historic fort. 

One of the main highlights is jumping on-board a local canoe as you head off through the mangroves towards Nzulezo Stilt Village,  where you may see monkeys, crocodiles and even marine turtles en route. Rising out of Tandane Lake, you will be able to spend time in the village getting to know the locals and see how they live.

As a group we will explore everything this incredible part of Ghana has to offer and get involved with many activities. This will include:

  • Hopping onboard a canoe to travel to the famous Nzulezo village on stilts
  • Learning about the lives of the local community at Nzulezo and explore the village
  • Heading deep into Ankasa Rainforest in search of lots of wildlife
  • Taking part in a traditional drumming and dancing show around the bonfire on the beach
  • Walking the beaches at night in search of nesting sea turtles (Oct - May)
  • Learning all about palm wine tapping and trying some for yourself
  • Learning about the history of Fort Apollonia on a guided tour
  • Staying right on Beyin beach in an eco camp

With so much planned to see and do, our local team accompanying you as well as many other volunteers, this is the perfect way to spend your weekend! For a full break down of each day as well as information about start dates, accommodation, meals and transport, please click more details below.

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