VOLUNTOURISM

Voluntourism /ˌvälənˈto͝orizəm/

A form of tourism in which travelers participate in voluntary work, typically for a charity.

"at the core of voluntourism is the desire to help others"

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Kakum NationaL PARK

Located in the coastal environs of the central region of Ghana. This is a conservation area with protected species of trees and wildlife indigenous to Ghana and West Africa. Take a tour on canopy walkways at the top of tall giant trees through the forest.  Visitors will get a great view of the jungle from above.  

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Cape COAST CASTLE

Located in the central region of Ghana, Cape Coast is a small fishing town with a historic past of the country's most painful memories. Get knee-deep into Ghana's slavery past by stepping on the path of thousands of slaves.

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Image by Matteo Di Iorio

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Mole National PARK

Located in the savannah region of Ghana on Savanna and riparian ecosystem, Mole national park is Ghana's largest wildlife refuge. Tourists will get the opportunity to see some wildlife up close and witness nature in its full elegance with panoramic views that will leave you breathless. 

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WLI WATERFALLS

Located in the Volta region, Wli falls is the highest waterfall in West Africa. This waterfall is bordering Togo, another west African country located east of Ghana. The hike to the lower falls is beautifully surrounded by much vegetation and greenery. Sometimes you will be lucky to find monkies on your path which is a sign of good fortune according to locals. 

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BOJO BEACH

Enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches at the bojo beach one of Ghana's cleanest and safest beaches with good food and activities. Take a boat cruise and cross the river to the big island where much of the beach resides. Spend the afternoon soaking up the warm sun and refreshing yourself to a cold beverage and authentic Ghanian cuisine from the amazing chefs on the beach. 

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ZAINA EXPERIENCE

This lodge elegantly blends a safari sensibility with modern amenities and combines a luxurious visitor experience with the largest game reserve in the country. Get a front-row seat experience as you swim or dine while observing elephants and monkeys interact with nature right in front of you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Question No. 1

Do You provide any training for the trip?

Absolutely . After you sign up for a trip you will be given access to a training portal that will get you ready . All details explained including packing list items needed, safety tips, food tips, clothing tips, etc. 

Question No. 2

What does the trip include/not include?

INCLUDED

Transportation

Most meals - Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner 

All hotel accommodation 

All fees to parks and attractions

Water bottles

Professional videographer and photographer

Visa fee($90 or $50)

NOT INCLUDED

Flight(usually ranges from $1000-$1500)

Insurance(purchased with your airline)

Snacks

Souvenures

Two covid tests(one going and another returning)

Question No. 3

Will i be eaten by an Elephant in the Safari?

Absolutely Not.  

Question No. 4

Are shots required?

Yes, Ghana requires all visitors to be vaccinated against COVID and also receive a yellow fever shot which can be gotten at any health clinic in the united states. We recommend taking malaria and other international travel health pills for good measure 

Question No. 5

How long is the flight?

17 hours through JFK from Utah.

Question No. 6

Where do we stay?

We stay at hotels and Air BNB's with Wifi internet access that may not reliable and fast. Plan with your phone carriers to purchase plans for upgraded speeds if needed. 

Question No. 7

What Types of Projects have been done on Trips?

School refurbishing

Donating School bag packs

Donating Teaching supplies

Donating shoes

Painting classrooms

Installing murals on water tanks, classrooms, and school building.

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Question No. 8

What Types of Projects are we doing on this Fall Trip?

School refurbishing

Hosting workshops to empower girls and boys

Hosting workshops to train teachers

Furnishing libraries with books

Leadership training for teachers

Installing computers for a computer lab

Repairing classroom floors

Donating Schoolbag packs

Donating Teaching supplies

Donating shoes

Painting classrooms

Installing murals on water tanks, classrooms, and school buildings. 

Question No. 9

Can I bring my kids?

Absolutely. We have activities for all ages to participate in making a difference in the lives of the children in the community.