1 day in Ghana & Lagos Itinerary

1 day in Ghana & Lagos Itinerary

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Accra, Ghana
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Accra, Ghana

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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.
On the 30th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ghana, pause for some photo ops at Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, then make a trip to Independence Square, then steep yourself in history at Black Star Gate, and finally stroll through Labadi Pleasure Beach.

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Lagos, Nigeria to Accra is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Accra is minus 1 hour. April in Accra sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Lagos.

Things to do in Accra

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Lagos, Nigeria

Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
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Fly from Accra to Lagos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Accra to Lagos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Lagos

Shopping · Nightlife · Parks · Museums
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Ghana travel guide

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Beaches · Castles · Monuments
Gold Coast
Ghana features a diverse economy, a strong and sturdy democratic tradition, and many of the natural and cultural highlights for which the continent has become known. National parks represent some of the main attractions in Ghana, with a diverse array of wildlife to be seen, including lions, monkeys, elephants, and birds. Forts dating back to the slave era act as focal points for explorations of the coast and help to connect the country to important points in global history.