Date
Mar 11, 2022 - Mar 20, 2022
Trip Type
Spring Break

Group Size: 16-25 guests
Price: To be announced
 

Activity Level
4

Trip Overview

Uncover Ghana’s treasures from the East to the West Coast on this Spring Break favorite. Learn about Ghana’s rich history, culture and natural environment. Visit tropical rain forests, beautiful beaches, coastal towns, while interacting with the warm and lively people who call this captivating country, home. A modern society has arisen amid the historical remains of the brutal slave trade that once dominated the land. This program will address the Slave Trade, natural areas of interest, World Heritage Sites, and Ghana’s sacred traditions. Specially designed for Harvard students and alumni traveling together, this program offers a unique opportunity to interact in an intergenerational spirit within the Harvard Community. A diverse audience of students and alumni enlivens discussion and educational exchange.

Schedule by Day

  • Mar 11: Depart U.S. on an overnight flight
  • Mar 12: Arrive Accra, Ghana
  • Mar 13: Accra  
  • Mar 14: Accra / Axim
  • Mar 15: Axim / Amansuri Wetlands
  • Mar 16: Axim / Sekondi-Takoradi / Elmina
  • Mar 17: Elmina / Assin Manso / Cape Coast
  • Mar 18: Kakum National Park / Elmina
  • Mar 19: Elmina
  • Mar 20: Depart for U.S.

Pricing

 To be announced

Accommodations

  • Five nights at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel
  • Two nights at the Axim Beach Hotel

What to Expect

Activity Level 4

May involve long, bumpy drives over rough, dusty terrain. Hiking or trekking may be featured components. Destinations may require vaccinations. Accommodations may be basic, in keeping with the destination.

Study Leader(s)

To be announced

For More Information

Please email haatravels@harvard.edu or call our office at 800-422-1636 or 617-496-0806.