12 days in Ghana Itinerary

12 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Accra
— 5 nights
2
Kumasi
— 2 nights
3
Busua
— 1 night
4
Cape Coast
— 3 nights

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Art without borders gallery in Kokrobite (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, hunt for treasures at Makola Market, browse the exhibits of W.E.B. DuBois Center, and look for gifts at Global Mamas.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Accra route planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Accra is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Accra is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Copenhagen in May, expect Accra to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Accra

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kumasi

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 5th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Rattray Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Manhyia Palace Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Kumasi City Mall. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, take an in-depth tour of Okomfo Anokye Sword Site, thenexamine the collection at Prempeh II Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Kejetia Market.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kumasi travel planner.

You can fly from Accra to Kumasi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Busua.

Things to do in Kumasi

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral
Kumasi City Mall ©
Kumasi City Mall

1
night
Busua

Busua ©
On the 7th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fort Batenstein, thenstep into the grandiose world of Fort Metal Cross, and then stroll through Busua Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Busua vacation planning site.

Getting from Kumasi to Busua by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daytime highs in Busua are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Busua

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fort Metal Cross, Fort Batenstein
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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 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Elmina Castle, thenexplore the historical opulence of Cape Coast Castle, and then take in the waterfront activity at Elmina lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Kakum National Park and then stroll through Monkey Forest Resort.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Cape Coast sightseeing planner.

Getting from Busua to Cape Coast by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Cape Coast, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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