Excursions

Tour of Dublin

Dublin Area includes: Trinity College, Kilmainham Jail, Screenings at the Irish Film Institute and/or the Light House Cinema, and the G.A.A Museum.

Accra Tour

Tour the major sections of Accra, visit the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and learn how to ride the "trotro", the cheapest and most common mode of transportation in Accra.

Ashanti Region

During this overnight trip, visit Kumasi, the regional capital of the Ashanti Region, and tour Manyhia Palace, Prempeh II Jubilee Museum and Central Market, the largest open-aired market in West Africa. Tour rural villages—Bonwire, Ntonso and Asouafua-Assimang—to learn about traditional bead-making...

Central Region

Explore multiple cities, including Elmina, Kakum and Cape Coast, the regional capital of the Central Region, during this overnight trip. Tour the Elmina Castle, take a canopy walk through a tropical rainforest and enjoy the sand, waves and breeze of the Atlantic Ocean.

Volta Region

During this overnight trip, visit Ho, the regional capital of the Volta Region. See the gorgeous Vli Falls, the highest waterfall in West Africa. Visit Tafi Atome and tour a monkey sanctuary in a tropical rainforest.

Desert Castles

A day-trip to several castles built by the Umayyad caliphs during the early eighth century. The murals on these castles capture some of the earliest iconography in Islamic history.

Petra

Petra, a UNESCO heritage site, has been Inhabited since prehistoric times. A Nabataean caravan-city, Petra is situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, and was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria-Phoenicia. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded...

Wadi Rum

A protected desert wilderness in southern Jordan known for its dramatic landscape of narrow gorges, natural arches and sandstone mountains. Also of interest are its petroglyphs, inscriptions and archaeological remains that span 12,000 years of human occupation.

Anjou Troglodytique

Visit Anjou Troglodytique, where people once carved houses into caves and cliff sides as residences.

Angers Cultural Activities

There are many local cultural events and activities that students can take advantage of. Your site director and staff will provide information about these events when you arrive on site.

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