15 days in Ghana Itinerary

15 days in Ghana Itinerary

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Bolgatanga
— 1 night
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Accra
— 6 nights
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Busua
— 1 night
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Cape Coast
— 3 nights
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Kumasi
— 3 nights

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Bolgatanga

Bolgatanga ©
Bolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga, is a town and the capital of the Bolgatanga Municipal District and Upper East Region of north Ghana. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Tongo Hills.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bolgatanga trip maker site.

Port Harcourt, Nigeria to Bolgatanga is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Port Harcourt in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bolgatanga: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 28°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Accra.

Things to do in Bolgatanga

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Tongo Hills ©
Tongo Hills

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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.
Shop till you drop at Artists Alliance Gallery and Global Mamas. Escape the urban bustle at Labadi Pleasure Beach and Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary. Change things up with a short trip to West Hills Mall in Weija (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, browse the exhibits of The Loom, take in the exciting artwork at Nubuke Foundation, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bojo Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Accra online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bolgatanga to Accra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bolgatanga in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Accra: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Busua.

Things to do in Accra

Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, West Hills Mall
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Accra Mall ©
Accra Mall
Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park ©
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park

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Busua

Busua ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fort Batenstein, explore the historical opulence of Fort Metal Cross, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Busua Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Busua driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Accra to Busua in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, daily temperatures in Busua can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Busua

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Batenstein, Fort Metal Cross
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Fort Metal Cross ©
Fort Metal Cross
Fort Batenstein ©
Fort Batenstein

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Coast Castle and Fort William. Get in touch with nature at Kakum National Park and Monkey Forest Resort. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Elmina Castle, contemplate the long history of Fort St. Jago, and stroll through International Stingless Bee Centre.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cape Coast trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Busua to Cape Coast takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kumasi.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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Kumasi

Kumasi ©
A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
On the 2nd (Sat), learn about all things military at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kejetia Market, then take an in-depth tour of Okomfo Anokye Sword Site, and finally browse the different shops at Kumasi City Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Prempeh II Museum, then stop by Ntonso Adinkra Craftsmen, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bobiri Forest Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kumasi trip planner.

You can drive from Cape Coast to Kumasi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kumasi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kumasi

Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Bobiri Forest Reserve
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Kumasi City Mall ©
Kumasi City Mall
Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral