5 days in Ghana Itinerary

5 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Cape Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Accra
— 1 night
Fly:  25 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Cape Coast Castle. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Kakum National Park and then stroll through Monkey Forest Resort.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cape Coast trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Cape Coast is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June, you will find days in Cape Coast are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Accra.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Nature Museums
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Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Kakum National Park ©
Kakum National Park

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at James Town Lighthouse, thenappreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, thendon't miss a visit to Independence Square, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Labadi Pleasure Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Accra day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cape Coast to Accra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Accra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Accra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park ©
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
James Town Lighthouse ©
James Town Lighthouse

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