10 days in Ghana Itinerary

10 days in Ghana Itinerary

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10 days in Ghana Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Accra
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Busua
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Elmina
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Kumasi
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Amedzofe
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Durham

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Black Star Gate and Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity. Step off the beaten path and head to Artists Alliance Gallery and Kokrobite Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Labadi Pleasure Beach, contemplate the long history of W.E.B. Dubois Center, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Sun Trade Beads, and kick back and relax at Bojo Beach.

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Durham, USA to Accra is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Accra is 5 hours. When traveling from Durham in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Accra, with highs around 87°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Busua.

Things to do in Accra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Black Star Gate ©
Black Star Gate

1
night
Busua

Busua ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Busua Beach, contemplate the long history of Fort Batenstein, and then step into the grandiose world of Fort Metal Cross.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Busua online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Accra to Busua in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Busua, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Elmina.

Things to do in Busua

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Batenstein, Fort Metal Cross
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Fort Metal Cross ©
Fort Metal Cross
Busua Beach ©
Busua Beach
Fort Batenstein ©
Fort Batenstein

1
night
Elmina

Elmina ©
Considered the site of the first European settlement in West Africa, Elmina sat on a major slave trade route for several centuries.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Cape Coast Castle, steep yourself in history at Fort St. Jago, and then don't miss a visit to Elmina Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Elmina online travel route planner .

Drive from Busua to Elmina in 2 hours. October in Elmina sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kumasi.

Things to do in Elmina

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cape Coast Castle
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Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle
Fort St. Jago ©
Fort St. Jago

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Kumasi

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 21st (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Kumasi City Mall, examine the collection at Manhyia Palace Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kejetia Market. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, learn about all things military at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Asante Buildings.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kumasi trip planner .

Drive from Elmina to Kumasi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amedzofe.

Things to do in Kumasi

Shopping Tours Museums
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Kumasi City Mall ©
Kumasi City Mall
Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum

1
night
Amedzofe

Amedzofe ©
Amedzofe is a settlement north of Ho in the mountainous region of the Ho Municipal District of the Volta Region of Ghana.It is presently located in the Newly Created Ho-West District Assembly. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Gemi, and then contemplate the long history of Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amedzofe trip planner .

Getting from Kumasi to Amedzofe by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. October in Amedzofe sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amedzofe

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
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