Accra, Ghana
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Field Trips for Accra, Ghana

Field trips are built into almost every course, to spend time in the field to enrich the classroom experience. You are also encouraged to participate in the included program field trips to locations within the Central and Volta regions. Dates and destinations may change at the discretion of the Resident Director.

Accra City Tour

Visit all the major sites in Accra: the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, W.E.B. DuBois Center, and Independence Square; visit the Mokola Open market, the decorative coffins stalls, and dine on Ghanaian food and shop in the Arts Center.

Ankobra Beach Resort and Nzulezo Stilt Village

Travel to Ankobra Beach Resort via Takoradi and Axim; have a chance to relax at one of the prettiest beaches in Ghana. The second day is spent at Nzulezo Stilt Village, a small village on Lake Tadane in the western region of Ghana. The village is built on stilts and the trip on the lake in a canoe to get there is a great experience. Upon arrival in Nzulezo, learn more about the people of the village and spend some time with locals as they go about their daily activities right on the water.

Beach and Shoreline Excursion

Visit the stunning shore and coastal areas at one of Ghana's beautiful beaches near the fishing town of Ada.

Cape Coast Slave Castle and Kakum National Park

Visit the Central Region’s Cape Coast to see the rain forest of Kakum National Park and brave the suspension bridges. You will have a guided tour of the historic slave castles and enjoy the pristine beaches and beautiful views along the coast.