10 days in Ghana Itinerary

10 days in Ghana Itinerary

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10 days in Ghana Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  17​h
1
Accra
— 3 nights
2
Kumasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cape Coast
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Dublin

3
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.
Accra is known for beaches, shopping, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, try to win big at Millionaires Casino Accra, and take in nature's colorful creations at Aburi Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Accra trip builder app .

Dublin, Ireland to Accra is an approximately 17-hour flight. While traveling from Dublin, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Accra, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Accra

Shopping Parks Beaches
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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

A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Rattray Park. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kejetia Market, then examine the collection at Manhyia Palace Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Kumasi City Mall.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kumasi online trip maker .

Getting from Accra to Kumasi by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kumasi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Kumasi

Tours Shopping Museums
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Walking tours
Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral

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 7th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Elmina Castle, step into the grandiose world of Cape Coast Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Fort Amsterdam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakum National Park and then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Jago.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Cape Coast trip planner .

You can drive from Kumasi to Cape Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cape Coast are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Elmina, Fort Amsterdam
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Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle
Kakum National Park ©
Kakum National Park

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