60 days in Ghana Itinerary

60 days in Ghana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ghana trip planner

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Fly to Kotoka International Airport, Drive to Cape Coast
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Cape Coast
— 5 nights
Drive
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Busua
— 6 nights
Fly to Accra, Drive to Hohoe
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Hohoe
— 6 nights
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Drive to Accra, Fly to Tamale, Drive to Bolgatanga
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Bolgatanga
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tamale
— 6 nights
Drive
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Larabanga
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kintampo
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kumasi
— 6 nights
Fly
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Accra
— 11 nights
Fly

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Cape Coast

— 5 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ancestral Slave River Park (in Assin Manso), Fort Amsterdam (in Saltpond) and Fort Lijdzaamheid (in Apam). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Cape Coast Castle, contemplate the long history of Elmina Castle, take in the waterfront activity at Elmina lagoon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkey Forest Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Coast trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Cape Coast is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Porto in January, with highs in Cape Coast at 36°C and lows at 30°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Busua.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 19:

Busua

— 6 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Busua: Nzulezo Stilt Village Tour (in Beyin), Fort Santo Antonio (in Axim) and Gross Friedrichsburg (in Princes Town).

Plan my day in Busua using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cape Coast to Busua in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Busua are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You'll set off for Hohoe on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Busua

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:

Hohoe

— 6 nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hohoe: Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary And Cultural Village (in Tafi Atome), Tagbo Falls (in Tayi) and Tafi Abuife Kente Village (in Amedzofe). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wli Waterfalls, contemplate the long history of Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions, and stroll through Kalakpa Nature Reserve.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Busua to Hohoe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 31st (Sun), you'll travel to Bolgatanga.

Things to do in Hohoe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 31:

Bolgatanga

— 5 nights
Bolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga, is a town and the capital of the Bolgatanga Municipal District and Upper East Region of north Ghana. Venture out of the city with trips to Paga (Sacred Crocodile Ponds & Pikworo Slave Camp). There's more to do: stroll through Tongo Hills.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bolgatanga visit planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Hohoe to Bolgatanga in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Bolgatanga when traveling from Hohoe in January, with lows around 26°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Tamale.

Things to do in Bolgatanga

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 5:

Tamale

— 6 nights
Tamale, officially called Tamale Metropolitan Area, is the capital town of the Northern Region of Ghana. To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tamale travel route builder website.

Drive from Bolgatanga to Tamale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Tamale can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You will leave for Larabanga on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Tamale

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 11:

Larabanga

— 6 nights
Larabanga is a village in West Gonja district, a district in north western Northern Region of Ghana. Larabanga is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mole National Park and admire the landmark architecture of Larabanga Mosque.

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Traveling by car from Tamale to Larabanga takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You'll set off for Kintampo on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Larabanga

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 17:

Kintampo

— 6 nights
Go for a jaunt from Kintampo to Nkoranza to see Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary about 58 minutes away.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kintampo road trip planner.

You can drive from Larabanga to Kintampo in 3 hours. February in Kintampo sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for Kumasi on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Kintampo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 23:

Kumasi

— 6 nights

Ghana's Garden City

A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
Kumasi is known for museums, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Manhyia Palace Museum, look for gifts at Ntonso Adinkra Craftsmen, don't miss a visit to Lake Bosumtwi, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kumasi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kintampo to Kumasi takes 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kumasi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Accra on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Kumasi

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 1:

Accra

— 11 nights
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.
Step out of Accra with an excursion to Sakumono in Tema--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, stop by Global Mamas, don't miss a visit to James Town Lighthouse, and take in nature's colorful creations at Aburi Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Accra trip planner.

Fly from Kumasi to Accra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Accra are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Accra

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 12:

Ghana travel guide

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Beaches · Castles · Monuments
Gold Coast
Ghana features a diverse economy, a strong and sturdy democratic tradition, and many of the natural and cultural highlights for which the continent has become known. National parks represent some of the main attractions in Ghana, with a diverse array of wildlife to be seen, including lions, monkeys, elephants, and birds. Forts dating back to the slave era act as focal points for explorations of the coast and help to connect the country to important points in global history.