32 days in Ghana Itinerary

32 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gothenburg
Fly + Drive:  20 h 45 min
1
Tafi Atome
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Bolgatanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Larabanga
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Kintampo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Kumasi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Elmina
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Dixcove
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Axim
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
9
Accra
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Gothenburg

2
nights
Tafi Atome

Tafi Atome ©
Get outdoors at Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary And Cultural Village and Mt. Gemi. Fort Prinzenstein and Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Wli Waterfalls (in Hohoe) and Tagbo Falls (in Tayi).

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tafi Atome vacation planner.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Tafi Atome is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Gothenburg to Tafi Atome is minus 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Gothenburg in December, with highs in Tafi Atome at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bolgatanga.

Things to do in Tafi Atome

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Amedzofe, Wli Waterfalls, Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions, Tagbo Falls, Fort Prinzenstein
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Wli Waterfalls ©
Wli Waterfalls
Tagbo Falls ©
Tagbo Falls

2
nights
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. Take a break from the city and head to Tongo Hills and Sacred Crocodile Ponds. Explore hidden gems such as Pikworo Slave Camp and Bolga Secundary School.

Plan my trip to Bolgatanga with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tafi Atome to Bolgatanga. When traveling from Tafi Atome in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bolgatanga, with highs around 41°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 25°C. You will leave for Larabanga on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Bolgatanga

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paga
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:
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Tongo Hills ©
Tongo Hills
Sacred Crocodile Ponds ©
Sacred Crocodile Ponds
Pikworo Slave Camp ©
Pikworo Slave Camp

3
nights
Larabanga

Larabanga ©
Larabanga is a village in West Gonja district, a district in north western Northern Region of Ghana. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mole National Park and Larabanga Mosque.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Larabanga journey tool.

Traveling by car from Bolgatanga to Larabanga takes 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Larabanga are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Kintampo.

Things to do in Larabanga

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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Mole National Park ©
Mole National Park
Larabanga Mosque ©
Larabanga Mosque

2
nights
Kintampo

Kintampo ©
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Kintampo Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Fuller Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kintampo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Larabanga to Kintampo in 3 hours. When traveling from Larabanga in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kintampo: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kumasi.

Things to do in Kintampo

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Kintampo Falls ©
Kintampo Falls
Fuller Falls ©
Fuller Falls

3
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, let the kids burn off some steam at Rattray Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Kumasi City Mall, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kumasi Zoo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kumasi trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Kintampo to Kumasi takes 3 hours. December in Kumasi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Elmina.

Things to do in Kumasi

Museums Tours Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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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

3
nights
Elmina

Elmina ©
Considered the site of the first European settlement in West Africa, Elmina sat on a major slave trade route for several centuries.
Take a break from the city and head to International Stingless Bee Centre and Monkey Forest Resort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort St. Jago and Cape Coast Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Amsterdam in Saltpond (about 1h 5 min away). There's more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Elmina lagoon and explore the historical opulence of Elmina Castle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Elmina trip planner.

Getting from Kumasi to Elmina by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In December in Elmina, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dixcove.

Things to do in Elmina

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Coast, Fort Amsterdam
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
International Stingless Bee Centre ©
International Stingless Bee Centre
Fort St. Jago ©
Fort St. Jago
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle

3
nights
Dixcove

Dixcove ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Busua Beach and Fort Metal Cross.

Plan my trip to Dixcove with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Elmina to Dixcove takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Axim.

Things to do in Dixcove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Busua Beach
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Metal Cross ©
Fort Metal Cross

3
nights
Axim

Axim
Axim is a coastal town and the capital of Nzema East Municipal district, a district in Western Region of South Ghana. Explore hidden gems such as Fort Santo Antonio and Gross Friedrichsburg. Go for a jaunt from Axim to Beyin to see Nzulezo - The Village on Stilts about 1h 5 min away.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Axim trip planner.

Drive from Dixcove to Axim in 1.5 hours. January in Axim sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. You'll set off for Accra on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Axim

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gross Friedrichsburg, Nzulezo - The Village on Stilts
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santo Antonio
Fort Santo Antonio
Nzulezo - The Village on Stilts ©
Nzulezo - The Village on Stilts
Gross Friedrichsburg ©
Gross Friedrichsburg

7
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.
Relax by the water at Kokrobite Beach and Coco Beach. Get in touch with nature at Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary and Ankasa Conservation Area. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Black Star Gate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity, stop by Global Mamas, and get engrossed in the history at W.E.B. DuBois Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Accra route builder.

Fly from Axim to Accra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. January in Accra sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Accra

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Sakumono, Shai Hills Resource Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Black Star Gate ©
Black Star Gate
Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary ©
Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary
Kokrobite Beach ©
Kokrobite Beach

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