Akwaba in Ghana
Ghana, a strongly rooted in its traditional and customs country is an exciting destination waiting to be explored by tourists. The country is known for its diverse wildlife, old forts and secluded beaches, such as at Busua. Coastal towns Elmina and Cape Coast contain posubans (native shrines), colonial buildings and castles-turned-museums that serve as testimonials to the slave trade. In the North of Cape Coast, the vast Kakum National Park has a treetop-canopy walkway over the rainforest. Through our tours, you will discover the wonderful diversity of natural attractions, historical heritage and the vibrant cultural identity of Ghana. You will also be touched by the hospitality and friendliness of the people; taste the local cuisine and shake hands of the kings and queens of the Ashanti kingdom.
Money / Visa / Tipping
The local currency is the Cedi which comes in denominations of GHC 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1. Coins come in denominations of 1 GHC and also 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p & 1 pesewas. Foreign currency can be freely exchanged at any Exchange Bureaux in the country. Most large commercial banks will also have automatic teller machines located outside and available during and after hours. Most will take VISA and a few other check cards. Visa is required for UK and EU passports holders however; we take away the hassle of the visa process from our clients by applying on their behalf. Tipping is expected in Ghana. We therefore like to show our appreciation while on tour. For your convenience, on group tours, the tips will be collected by your guide during the welcoming meeting. The tipping amount is between €50-100 per person.
When to travel
High Season: November - March / Low Season: April - October / All Seasons: November - March (dry season), April - October (wet season) The best time to visit Ghana is between November - March, when there is little to no rainfall, and every part of the country is easily accessible.