22 days in Ghana Itinerary

22 days in Ghana Itinerary

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22 days in Ghana Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  25​h
1
Accra
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Kumasi
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Hohoe
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Cape Coast
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Phoenix

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Umbrella Rock (in Koforidua), Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary (in Senya Beraku) and Art without borders gallery (in Kokrobite). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, look for gifts at Global Mamas, enjoy the sand and surf at Labadi Pleasure Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Aburi Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Accra travel route planning app .

Phoenix, USA to Accra is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Ghana Mean Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Phoenix in March, with highs in Accra at 90°F and lows at 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Accra

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Art without borders gallery, Umbrella Rock
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Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park ©
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
Bojo Beach ©
Bojo Beach

4
nights
Kumasi

Kumasi ©
A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
Kumasi is known for museums, shopping, zoos & aquariums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, try to win big at Millionaires Casino, brush up on your military savvy at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, and make a trip to Lake Bosumtwi.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kumasi trip builder .

Fly from Accra to Kumasi in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hohoe.

Things to do in Kumasi

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trip

Lake Bosumtwi
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Kumasi City Mall ©
Kumasi City Mall
Walking tours
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral

3
nights
Hohoe

Hohoe ©
Hohoe is a town and the capital of the mountainous Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region of Ghana, with its beautiful climate and many tourist attractions like the Wli Waterfalls. Change things up with these side-trips from Hohoe: Tagbo Falls (in Tayi), Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary (in Tafi Atome) and Amedzofe (Ote Falls, Mt. Gemi, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Wli Waterfalls and contemplate the long history of Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hohoe trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Kumasi to Hohoe by combination of flight and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In March in Hohoe, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Hohoe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Explore Cape Coast's surroundings by going to Ancestral Slave River Park (in Assin Manso), Fort Metal Cross (in Dixcove) and Busua Beach (in Busua). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Cape Coast Castle, explore the striking landscape of Kakum National Park, stroll through International Stingless Bee Centre, and take in the waterfront activity at Elmina lagoon.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cape Coast online trip builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Hohoe to Cape Coast in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cape Coast can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Elmina, Fort Amsterdam, Busua Beach, Ancestral Slave River Park, Fort Metal Cross
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Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Kakum National Park ©
Kakum National Park
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle

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