What's GOOD?

  • Visit a locally established national park that protects many of Ghana's endangered species
  • Experience Ghanaian culture and learn about the country's history including visits to the Door of No Return and Kwame Nkrumah's mausoleum
  • Spend time reflecting and developing your potential through facilitated workshops with Vallori Thomas
  • Stay in sustainable accomodations and travel alongside a knowledgeable local guide
  • Support local artists by visiting local crafts markets and purchasing hand-made momentos to take home
  • Volunteer your time with a community organisation
  • US $100 of your trip cost will be donated to a community organisation in Ghana
  • All in-country carbon emissions are offset through our trusted carbon offsetting partners
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Experience Highlights:

  • Experience the beautiful Kakum National Park
  • Explore the city of Accra
  • Visit the Door of No Return
  • Take part in a workshop facilitated by Vallori Thomas
  • Experience the local food and culture
  • Contribute in a positive way to the places you visit

What's Included

per person

The per person trip cost includes the following:

  • Five nights of accommodation in twin rooms (single rooms can be arranged for an additional cost on request)
  • All local transport during the trip in an air conditioned vehicle
  • $100 donation to a local Ghanaian organisation
  • All meals beginning with lunch on your arrival day and ending with breakfast on departure day
  • All entry fees and activity costs for your itinerary
  • Exclusive membership in our Ghana 2023 Facebook group, where you’ll get to know your fellow travelers, learn more about Ghana and have all your questions answered.
  • 24/7 support from your trip leaders throughout your stay in Ghana
  • Carbon offsetting for your carbon footprint in country
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What's Not Included

Please note that the following are not included and are your responsibility to arrange:

  • International flights to Accra, Ghana
  • International travel insurance, with COVID-19 coverage (required)
  • Visa for Ghana (if required)
  • Vaccinations: We strongly encourage you to visit your doctor at least two months prior to the trip to get all the recommended vaccinations
  • Please note that we require all adults and children over 12 to have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Should you not be able to get a COVID-19 Vaccination, please email us to learn more about our exceptions to this rule
  • Snacks, drinks, souvenirs


Accra > Cape Coast > Wili Falls > Accra
26 November - 1 December 2023 - SOLD OUT

Day 1 - 26th November

Your trip will begin in Accra this morning where you will meet your trip leader Vallori Thomas and your local Ghanaian guide. You will be taken to your accommodation and spend the afternoon settling in before joining your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.

Day 2 - 27th November

Today you'll spend the day taking in the culture and vibrancy of Accra. You'll visit the lively and historically significant Jamestown neighborhood where you can soak up the Ghanaian music, dance and arts scene.

You will have the opportunity to purchase some souvenirs to take home from the local arts center.

Day 3 - 28th November

In the morning you'll visit the mausoleum of Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first president, and learn about the independence movement.

In the afternoon you will travel in a private air-conditioned bus to Cape Coast where you'll be spending the next two days. You'll get the opportunity to visit the Door of No Return, which marks the place many Africans forced in to slavery departed the African continent. It will be a reflective afternoon learning about this dark period of history that links Ghana and the US.

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Day 4 - 29th November

This morning your trip leader Vallori Thomas will lead you in a facilitated SOUL care workshop - "Sourcing Our Unlimited Living and Lifestyle". This workshop will set the tone for the rest of your Possibilitarian Retreat.

In the afternoon, you'll visit the stunning Kakum National Park - a locally established national park that boasts stunning tropical forest, a protected habitat for many of Ghana's endangered species, and a 130ft high canopy walkway.

Day 5 - November 30th

After breakfast today you'll spend time volunteering with a community organisation, giving back to the people and places who you are visiting.

In the afternoon you'll say goodbye to the beautiful Cape Coast and travel back to Accra. There will also be time for a spa treatment if you'd like to take the chance for some body and soul care before departing Ghana.

In the evening you'll have your final dinner together as a group and say farewell to the people you've shared this incredible five days with.

Day 6 - December 1st

It's time to say goodbye to Ghana.

You'll need to book your return flight to depart today, and your guide will assist you to arrange an airport transfer.

Note: if you'd like to stay an extra night in Accra at the end of your trip, or to arrive a day early at the beginning of your trip, GOOD Travel can arrange an optional extra night of accommodation for you. We can arrange this when you have booked your flights to Ghana.

Your Guide

Vallori Thomas
The trip will be led by Vallori Thomas. In addition, a number of experienced local guides will be involved in various aspects of the trip.
As the founder and principal ICF-certified coach of WOW Coaching and Consulting, Vallori has a penchant for igniting passion and purpose in others. A practitioner of Context Mastery with more than a decade of experience in team/group dynamics, communication, and both one-to-one and group coaching, her expertise also encompasses process-improvement, vision-building and breakthrough learning. She also travels extensively to deliver keynote addresses, motivational speeches, and transformative workshops. She has led retreats with GOOD Travel to numerous other destinations, including Fiji, Brazil, South Africa, Thailand, Bali, Australia and New Zealand.
Shelley Bragg
Shelley is one of our co-founders and Marketing and Development Lead.
Shelley was born in Fish Hoek, Cape Town, where she lives today after many years living abroad. She is passionate about sustainable development, about nature and about fostering connection between people and place. She's excited to show you the many different facets of her home, South Africa!

More information

Everything you need to know about travelling GOOD.
Who guides this trip?
We aim to have each trip led by a local guide, in collaboration with a Centre for GOOD Travel member or a representative from our experience partner.
How do I book?
To secure your spot, we require a non-refundable deposit of $500 per person. Click 'book now' to start your travel plans with us. You will then be directed to pay your deposit of $500 deposit. If you would prefer to pay via payment plan, please contact us: info@good-travel.org
Are the trip dates confirmed?
Our trip will be confirmed once we have the minimum number of participants needed. Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip is confirmed.
Who is this trip for?
This trip is for anyone who wants to travel in a way that has a positive impact on people and places.
Can I upgrade my accommodation?
There is a single-room surcharge, subject to availability. You can let us know on booking if you would like to room on your own.
What else do I need to know?
Before you make your deposit, please make sure you've read and understand our Terms of Service.
What about COVID-19?
The Centre for GOOD Travel is committed to minimizing the risk to our travellers, team leaders, our partners and the people in each destination we visit. We also want to give greater confidence and flexibility to our travellers in response to the uncertainties present within international travel. Therefore we have adjusted our policies and safety protocols. You can find more information in our Terms of Service. We follow safety recommendations from the WHO, CDC and the official recommendations from each country we visit, and we work with partners who adhere closely to health and safety protocols.
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