Once it was known as the Gold Coast, and for good reason – Ghana is home to some of the best beaches Africa has to offer! Chill out at a tropical spot along the road from Accra to Elmina and soak in the colourful coastal vibe on your Ghana holiday. If castles are your thing check out the Elmina Castle or the colossal Cape Coast Castle. Get your hiking boots on and do some game spotting at the Mole National Park or get your adrenaline pumping at Kakum National Park, where you can trek the canopy walk in the skies above the rainforest. The cosmopolitan capital, Accra, serves as a gateway to many of Ghana’s hottest spots, like the Aburi Botanical Gardens, making it a convenient base to explore this incredible country. Ready for adventure? Speak to us about our Ghana package holidays today!
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Frequently asked questions
Ghanaians are among the friendliest people you’ll meet. English is widely spoken and Ghana ranks high for safety, making it one of the easiest countries in Africa to visit.
Ghana is famous for its coastline, culture, colour, and cocoa (chocolate lovers rejoice!).
Ghana has two seasons: wet and dry. Dry season runs from November to March, while April to October is traditionally the wet season, bringing cooler temperatures for those who prefer their holiday without the humidity.
What is there NOT to do in Ghana! Sunseekers can bask in its beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches, adventurers can immerse themselves in untouched rainforests, and cultural tourists will be energised by Ghana’s vibrant cities. Throw in some wildlife spotting of the Big 4 variety and you will be dining out on stories of your Ghana holiday for years to come.
How long have you got? You can tick off all the major sights and experiences in one week, or with a little more time you can really immerse yourself in the magic of Ghana. Our destination specialists can help you tailor your itinerary to suit you.
Bring your swimmers for the beautiful beaches dotted along the Gold Coast and your hiking shoes for nature and wildlife encounters. Most importantly, plan for how you are going to avoid insects. Like most of sub-saharan Africa, malaria and yellow fever are a concern so make sure you visit your doctor for advice before setting off – oh, and don’t forget the insect repellent!
Ghana’s capital city, Accra, is a great place to get acquainted with the country’s history and culture, before venturing along the Gold Coast towards the Cape Coast and Elmina. Head inland to check out Kakum and Mole National Parks, waterfalls and Ghana’s game reserves.