31 days in Ghana Itinerary

31 days in Ghana Itinerary

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31 days in Ghana Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Cape Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Busua
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Koforidua
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hohoe
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Tamale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Larabanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Brong-Ahafo Region
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Kumasi
— 4 nights
9
Accra
— 8 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Omaha

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Cape Coast to Saltpond to see Fort Amsterdam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Cape Coast Castle, take in the waterfront activity at Elmina lagoon, steep yourself in history at Fort St. Jago, and stroll through International Stingless Bee Centre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cape Coast trip itinerary planning website .

Omaha, USA to Cape Coast is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Cape Coast is 6 hours. When traveling from Omaha in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Cape Coast, with highs around 84°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Busua.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Busua

Busua ©
On the 6th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Fort Metal Cross, contemplate the long history of Fort Batenstein, and then don't miss a visit to Gross Friedrichsburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Busua Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Busua road trip planner.

Getting from Cape Coast to Busua by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October in Busua, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Koforidua.

Things to do in Busua

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Koforidua

Koforidua ©
Koforidua, also popularly known as K-dua or kof town, is a city and capital of Eastern Region in south Ghana. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Boti Falls and then get outside with Umbrella Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Atewa Range.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Koforidua tour itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Busua to Koforidua in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, daytime highs in Koforidua are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hohoe.

Things to do in Koforidua

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Boti Falls
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Umbrella Rock ©
Umbrella Rock
Boti Falls ©
Boti Falls
Atewa Range ©
Atewa Range

3
nights
Hohoe

Hohoe ©
Hohoe is a town and the capital of the mountainous Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region of Ghana, with its beautiful climate and many tourist attractions like the Wli Waterfalls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hohoe: Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary (in Tafi Atome) and Amedzofe (Tafi Abuife Kente Village, Mt. Gemi, & more). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wli Waterfalls and steep yourself in history at Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hohoe holiday planning app .

You can drive from Koforidua to Hohoe in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tamale.

Things to do in Hohoe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Amedzofe, Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, Tagbo Falls, Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
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Wli Waterfalls ©
Wli Waterfalls
Mt. Gemi ©
Mt. Gemi

2
nights
Tamale

Tamale ©
Tamale, officially called Tamale Metropolitan Area, is the capital town of the Northern Region of Ghana. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take a stroll through Meet Our Culture in Sognaayili.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamale trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Hohoe to Tamale in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Tamale are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. You will leave for Larabanga on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Tamale

Neighborhoods
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Meet Our Culture in Sognaayili ©
Meet Our Culture in Sognaayili

2
nights
Larabanga

Larabanga ©
Larabanga is a village in West Gonja district, a district in north western Northern Region of Ghana. On the 15th (Tue), admire the striking features of Larabanga Mosque and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mole National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Larabanga tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Tamale to Larabanga by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. On the 16th (Wed), you're off toBrong-Ahafo Region.

Things to do in Larabanga

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mole National Park ©
Mole National Park
Larabanga Mosque ©
Larabanga Mosque

2
nights
Brong-Ahafo Region

Brong-Ahafo Region ©
A welcoming hub of ecotourism, the Brong-Ahafo Region dates back to ancient kingdoms.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Fuller Falls and then admire the sheer force of Kintampo Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ The King Cathedral.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brong-Ahafo Region trip app .

You can drive from Larabanga to Brong-Ahafo Region in 3.5 hours. October in Brong-Ahafo Region sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kumasi.

Things to do in Brong-Ahafo Region

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kintampo Falls ©
Kintampo Falls
Fuller Falls ©
Fuller Falls
Christ The King Cathedral ©
Christ The King Cathedral

4
nights
Kumasi

Kumasi ©
A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
Kumasi is known for museums, adventure, shopping, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Manhyia Palace Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Kumasi City Mall, and try your luck at Millionaires Casino.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kumasi trip maker site .

You can drive from Brong-Ahafo Region to Kumasi in 3 hours. In October in Kumasi, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Accra.

Things to do in Kumasi

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Lake Bosumtwi
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Manhyia Palace Museum ©
Manhyia Palace Museum
Walking tours
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral

8
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.
When in Accra, make a side trip to see Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary in Senya Beraku, approximately 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bojo Beach, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and try to win big at Millionaires Casino Accra.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Accra route website .

Traveling by flight from Kumasi to Accra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Accra are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Accra

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Legon Botanical Gardens, Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary
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Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park ©
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
Bojo Beach ©
Bojo Beach

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