11 days
Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast
Visit Accra, Kumasi and Cape Coast as you explore the history and culture of Ghana. In Accra, explore Ghana and see how companies like Trashy Bags and Global Mamas power the economy while maintaining sustainable business practices. In Kumasi, dive into the history of the Ashanti Empire and learn from the families who have been weaving cloth for generations. In Cape Coast visit Elmina Castle, taking time to pause and reflect on foreign colonial influence. Round out your experience by comparing and contrasting educational systems through visits to a local university and to the Baobab Foundation.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ghana

  • Day 2: Accra

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy dinner in Accra

  • Day 3: Accra

    Take a guided tour of Accra

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • W.E.B. DuBois Centre for Pan African Culture
    • Independence/Black Star Square
    • Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park

    Visit the Artist Alliance Gallery

    Visit the Jamestown Community, one of the oldest districts in Accra

    Visit Trashy Bags, a social enterprise that makes recycled eco-friendly bags

    Visit a local coffin shop

    Enjoy dinner in Accra

  • Day 4: Accra • Kumasi

    Visit Global Mamas, an artisan community that supports African women and their families

    Travel to Kumasi

    Tour a sustainable cocoa farm

    Enjoy dinner in Kumasi

  • Day 5: Kumasi

    Tour Kumasi with an expert local guide

     Visit two traditional Ashanti villages   

    • Adanwomasie (birthplace of Kente cloth) 
    • Ntunso (birthplace of Adinkra cloth)

    Enjoy dinner in Kumasi

  • Day 6: Kumasi • Cape Coast

    Visit the Manhyia Palace Museum

    Visit the Kejetia Market

    Travel to Cape Coast via Assin Manso

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 7: Cape Coast

    Tour Cape Coast Castle with an expert local guide

    Take part in a Batik workshop and see how its colorful design is created

    Visit a local university and compare and contrast educational systems

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 8: Cape Coast • Kakum National Park

    Visit Elmina Castle

    Visit the Posuban Shrines

    Visit the Baobab Foundation, a school built on the pillars of inclusivity and sustainability

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 9: Cape Coast • Accra

    Visit Kakum National Park, one of West Africa's surviving tropical rain forests

    Visit an Akpeteshie (palm wine) and gin distillery

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 10: Accra • Depart for home

    Travel to Accra

    Enjoy dinner in Accra

    Board your overnight flight home

  • Day 11: Arrive home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ghana

  • Day 2: Accra

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy dinner in Accra

  • Day 3: Accra

    Take a guided tour of Accra

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • W.E.B. DuBois Centre for Pan African Culture
    • Independence/Black Star Square
    • Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park

    Visit the Artist Alliance Gallery

    Visit the Jamestown Community, one of the oldest districts in Accra

    Visit Trashy Bags, a social enterprise that makes recycled eco-friendly bags

    Visit a local coffin shop

    Enjoy dinner in Accra

  • Day 4: Accra • Kumasi

    Visit Global Mamas, an artisan community that supports African women and their families

    Travel to Kumasi

    Tour a sustainable cocoa farm

    Enjoy dinner in Kumasi

  • Day 5: Kumasi

    Tour Kumasi with an expert local guide

     Visit two traditional Ashanti villages   

    • Adanwomasie (birthplace of Kente cloth) 
    • Ntunso (birthplace of Adinkra cloth)

    Enjoy dinner in Kumasi

  • Day 6: Kumasi • Cape Coast

    Visit the Manhyia Palace Museum

    Visit the Kejetia Market

    Travel to Cape Coast via Assin Manso

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 7: Cape Coast

    Tour Cape Coast Castle with an expert local guide

    Take part in a Batik workshop and see how its colorful design is created

    Visit a local university and compare and contrast educational systems

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 8: Cape Coast • Kakum National Park

    Visit Elmina Castle

    Visit the Posuban Shrines

    Visit the Baobab Foundation, a school built on the pillars of inclusivity and sustainability

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 9: Cape Coast • Accra

    Visit Kakum National Park, one of West Africa's surviving tropical rain forests

    Visit an Akpeteshie (palm wine) and gin distillery

    Enjoy dinner in Cape Coast

  • Day 10: Accra • Depart for home

    Travel to Accra

    Enjoy dinner in Accra

    Board your overnight flight home

  • Day 11: Arrive home

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • On-tour transportation

    Land and water transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your program. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • EF Global Learning Toolkit

    To capitalize on moments for building empathy, awareness, and adaptability in a global environment, we offer a number of different tools designed to help educators facilitate student growth abroad and on campus, including academically enriched travel programs, industry engagement opportunities, global learning resources, and a Global Competencies Assessment tool.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Arts Centre; Hershey cocoa farm; Manhyia Palace Museum; National Cultural Center; Cape Coast Castle; Batik Workshop; University Visit; Elmina Castle; Posuban Shrines; Kakum National Park

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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