15 days in Ghana Itinerary

15 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Accra
— 5 nights
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Kumasi
— 4 nights
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Cape Coast
— 3 nights

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Accra side-trips: Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary (in Nkoranza) and Sakumono (in Tema). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, browse the different shops at Accra Mall, look for gifts at Global Mamas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bojo Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Accra day trip planner.

Charlotte, USA to Accra is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Accra is 5 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Charlotte in December: high temperatures in Accra hover around 90°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Accra

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kumasi

Kumasi ©

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: gain interesting insight with a heritage tour, browse the different shops at Kumasi City Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, and make a trip to Lake Bosumtwi.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kumasi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Accra to Kumasi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Kumasi

Museums · Tours · Shopping · Fun & Games

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Specialty Museum
Manhyia Palace Museum
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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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.
Take a break from Cape Coast with a short trip to Fort Amsterdam in Saltpond, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Cape Coast Castle, stroll through International Stingless Bee Centre, take in the waterfront activity at Elmina lagoon, and contemplate the long history of Elmina Castle.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cape Coast route tool.

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 January, daytime highs in Cape Coast are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Must see
Cape Coast Castle
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Castle
Elmina Castle
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