13 days in Ghana Itinerary

13 days in Ghana Itinerary

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13 days in Ghana Itinerary

Zurich
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Ho
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Eastern Region
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Cape Coast
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
Accra
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
Zurich

2
days
Ho

Ho is a town and the capital of Ho Municipal District and the Volta Region of Ghana. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Ote Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Gemi, and then identify plant and animal life at Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Wli Waterfalls.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Ho is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Zurich in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Ho, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Eastern Region.

Things to do in Ho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Amedzofe, Wli Waterfalls
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Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary
Wli Waterfalls
Mt. Gemi

1
day
Eastern Region

The Eastern Region of Ghana enjoys a reputation as having some of the friendliest and most polite people in the country.
On the 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions, then have fun at Sajuna Beach Club, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary.

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You can drive from Ho to Eastern Region in 3 hours. In September in Eastern Region, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Eastern Region

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Ghana
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4
days
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 Elmina Castle. Step out of the city life by going to Kakum National Park and Monkey Forest Resort. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at International Stingless Bee Centre, go for a stroll along the water at Elmina lagoon, and steep yourself in history at Fort St. Jago.

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You can drive from Eastern Region to Cape Coast in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, daytime highs in Cape Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Accra.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Elmina
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Kakum National Park
Cape Coast Castle
Elmina Castle

4
days
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.
Visiting Labadi Pleasure Beach and Coco Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Bojo Beach and Kokrobite Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, view the masterpieces at Artists Alliance Gallery, explore the galleries of The Loom, and have some family-friendly fun at Marvels MiniGolf.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Cape Coast to Accra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Accra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Accra

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Labadi Pleasure Beach
Bojo Beach
Kokrobite Beach