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Nzulezo -The Village on Stilts

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Nzulezo is a village built entirely on stilts on Lake Amansuri. It is constructed out of wood and raffia with one central walkway and to dozen houses on either side. The only way to get there is to travel 5km on the lake in a local canoe. The most...more
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1 Beyin Road, Beyin, Ghana
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

It took me more than 6hrs when traveling by public transport, there are no direct transports to Nzulezo. I board a public transport going to Takoradi at kaneshie. When I got to Takoradi , I took a mini van going to Nzimaa since Benyin is...More

Thank Atswei-Franaalo
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Had thirty minutes ride in a local boat on the Amanzule river. Experience boat paddling and a through the main street of the village. The entire community sits on stilts. Did a bit of fishing by hooks and enjoy palm wine with the locals. It...More

2  Thank cobbinabrigidi
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This village on stilts is unique in Ghana. To get to the village you pay 40GhC at the tourist office. The villagers get a certain percentage of this entry fee. To get to the village we walkèd about 20 minutes from the tourist office to...More

1  Thank Madhumbe
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Canoeing to Nzulezu, walking around the village, looking to way of their life, very interesting traditional houses on stilts, canoeing to the jungle, where gin is destilated, is really unforgetable experience. I was there in year 2016 and 2008, recommend everyone to travel to Beyin...More

Thank GhanaLjubljana
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We drove up from Accra on an overnight trip. We were met at the edge of the lake and paddled into the village. The guide was very helpful in explaining life in the village. It was fascinating to compare this village to others we saw...More

1  Thank rhw23
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I had a mesmerizing road trip along the coast of Ghana and as I am originally from the country, I am very proud of what Ghana has accomplish so far to promote the country's culture and tourism as well as developing its economy. However I...More

1  Thank EdRKud17
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I really enjoyed the whole experience of visiting the village, which included a fantastic canoe boat ride to get to and from there (my friend and I opted not to go on the motor boat), and we were very pleased with that decision as it...More

1  Thank Nicky W
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Highly recommended!! Pick several too-tro's, and take your time! But it is worth wile! The people in the village receive well.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We did this trip with 5 people. The people are lovely and we didn't have any language barriers with our guide. His English was great for us. The canoe ride, parts almost movie like. Definitely the outboard motor ride of 17-20 minutes was better for...More

3  Thank jimetcpt
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I thought it is gonna be completely inside the water. But actually it is half way there. Anyhow it was fun but doesn't worth traveling for more than 2 hours for it as you will set in uncomfortable boat for 45 mins to get there...More

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