11 days in Ghana Itinerary

11 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Accra
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Kumasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Busua
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cape Coast
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Madrid

4
nights
Accra

Accra ©
On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
When in Accra, make a side trip to see Art without borders gallery in Kokrobite, approximately Kokrobite away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Labadi Pleasure Beach, view the masterpieces at Artists Alliance Gallery, browse the exhibits of W.E.B. DuBois Center, and appreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.

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Madrid, Spain to Accra is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Madrid to Accra, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in March, things will get much hotter in Accra: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Accra

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Art without borders gallery
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Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park ©
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Bojo Beach ©
Bojo Beach

2
nights
Kumasi

A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): walk around Rattray Park, see the interesting displays at Manhyia Palace Museum, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Okomfo Anokye Sword Site, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kumasi City Mall.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kumasi vacation builder app.

You can fly from Accra to Kumasi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kumasi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Busua.

Things to do in Kumasi

Tours Museums Shopping
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Walking tours
Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral

1
night
Busua

Busua ©
On the 6th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fort Batenstein, thenexplore the historical opulence of Fort Metal Cross, and then stroll through Busua Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Busua travel route planner.

You can drive from Kumasi to Busua in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In April, daytime highs in Busua are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Busua

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Batenstein, Fort Metal Cross
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Fort Metal Cross ©
Fort Metal Cross
Fort Batenstein ©
Fort Batenstein

3
nights
Cape Coast

Cape Coast ©
While it may seem like a regular fishing port at first glance, Cape Coast bears traces of the Portuguese, British, Danish, Swedish, and the Dutch colonists who variously ruled here.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Cape Coast Castle, explore the historical opulence of Elmina Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Fort St. Jago. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakum National Park and then stroll through Monkey Forest Resort.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Coast online visit planner.

Getting from Busua to Cape Coast by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cape Coast are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Elmina
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Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Kakum National Park ©
Kakum National Park
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle

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