17 days in Ghana Itinerary

17 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Start: Belgrade
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Accra
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Larabanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Kumasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Dixcove
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Cape Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Amedzofe
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Belgrade

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.
Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity and Artists Alliance Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and Wheel Story House. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at W.E.B. DuBois Center, stop by Global Mamas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Resurrection Presbyterian Church, and enjoy the sea views from James Town Lighthouse.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Accra road trip website.

Belgrade, Serbia to Accra is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Accra due to the time zone difference. In February, Accra is warmer than Belgrade - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Larabanga.

Things to do in Accra

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Global Mamas ©
Global Mamas
Artists Alliance Gallery ©
Artists Alliance Gallery
Black Star Gate ©
Black Star Gate

2
nights
Larabanga

Larabanga ©
Larabanga is a village in West Gonja district, a district in north western Northern Region of Ghana. On the 15th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Mole National Park. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Larabanga Mosque.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Larabanga trip maker tool.

Fly from Accra to Larabanga in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Accra in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Larabanga, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kumasi.

Things to do in Larabanga

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mole National Park ©
Mole National Park
Larabanga Mosque ©
Larabanga Mosque

2
nights
Kumasi

Kumasi ©
A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
You'll explore and learn at Okomfo Anokye Sword Site and Manhyia Palace Museum. Get some cultural insight at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum and Prempeh II Museum. There's much more to do: squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, let the kids burn off some steam at Rattray Park, browse the different shops at Kumasi City Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wesley Methodist Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kumasi online journey builder.

You can drive from Larabanga to Kumasi in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. February in Kumasi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dixcove.

Things to do in Kumasi

Museums Tours Shopping
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Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum
Okomfo Anokye Sword Site ©
Okomfo Anokye Sword Site
Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum ©
Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum

1
night
Dixcove

Dixcove ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Busua Beach and then step into the grandiose world of Fort Metal Cross.

Plan my day in Dixcove using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Kumasi to Dixcove by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, daytime highs in Dixcove are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Dixcove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Busua Beach
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Fort Metal Cross ©
Fort Metal Cross

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort St. Jago and International Stingless Bee Centre. Cape Coast Castle and Elmina Castle will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Kakum National Park.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Coast road trip website.

Getting from Dixcove to Cape Coast by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amedzofe.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Elmina
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Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle
Fort St. Jago ©
Fort St. Jago

1
night
Amedzofe

Amedzofe ©
Amedzofe is a settlement north of Ho in the mountainous region of the Ho Municipal District of the Volta Region of Ghana.It is presently located in the Newly Created Ho-West District Assembly. On the 24th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Tafi Abuife Kente Village, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Gemi, and then steep yourself in history at Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amedzofe online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Coast to Amedzofe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. February in Amedzofe sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amedzofe

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
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Mt. Gemi ©
Mt. Gemi
Tafi Abuife Kente Village ©
Tafi Abuife Kente Village

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