17 days in Ghana Itinerary

17 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  22 h 45 min
1
Amedzofe
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Bolgatanga
— 1 day
Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Kumasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Dixcove
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Cape Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Accra
— 6 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Toronto

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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tafi Abuife Kente Village, thenadmire the sheer force of Ote Falls, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Gemi. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions and then stroll through Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary And Cultural Village.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amedzofe trip builder.

Toronto, Canada to Amedzofe is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Amedzofe is 5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Amedzofe reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bolgatanga.

Things to do in Amedzofe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions, Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary And Cultural Village
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Mt. Gemi ©
Mt. Gemi

1
day
Bolgatanga

Bolgatanga ©
Bolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga, is a town and the capital of the Bolgatanga Municipal District and Upper East Region of north Ghana. On the 5th (Tue), gain insight at Bolga Secundary School and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tongo Hills.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bolgatanga online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Amedzofe to Bolgatanga by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Amedzofe in February, you will find days in Bolgatanga are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Bolgatanga

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Tongo Hills ©
Tongo Hills

2
nights
Kumasi

Kumasi ©
A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Okomfo Anokye Sword Site and Manhyia Palace Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wesley Methodist Cathedral and Asante Traditional Buildings. And it doesn't end there: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, brush up on your military savvy at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, browse the different shops at Kumasi City Mall, and have fun at Rattray Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kumasi trip itinerary app.

Fly from Bolgatanga to Kumasi in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bolgatanga in February, expect nights in Kumasi to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dixcove.

Things to do in Kumasi

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Asante Traditional Buildings
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:
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Okomfo Anokye Sword Site ©
Okomfo Anokye Sword Site
Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral

1
night
Dixcove

Dixcove ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Fort Metal Cross, kick back and relax at Busua Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Batenstein.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dixcove trip website.

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, daily temperatures in Dixcove can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Dixcove

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Busua Beach, Fort Batenstein
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Fort Metal Cross ©
Fort Metal Cross
Fort Batenstein ©
Fort Batenstein

2
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.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Elmina Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Fort St. Jago, and then explore the historical opulence of Cape Coast Castle. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through International Stingless Bee Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkey Forest Resort.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cape Coast using our trip planner.

Drive from Dixcove to Cape Coast in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Accra.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Elmina
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International Stingless Bee Centre ©
International Stingless Bee Centre
Fort St. Jago ©
Fort St. Jago
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Global Mamas and Artists Alliance Gallery. Head to Marina Mall and The Loomfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Accra: Legon Botanical Gardens (in Haatso) and Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary (in Nkoranza). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity, get some fabulous bargains at Trashy Bags, try your luck at Millionaires Casino Accra, and examine the collection at Wheel Story House.

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Drive from Cape Coast to Accra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Accra can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Accra

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Legon Botanical Gardens, Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Legon Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 17:
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Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary ©
Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary
Black Star Gate ©
Black Star Gate
Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity ©
Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity

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